Antal I. JákliProfessor, Chemical Physics interdisciplinaryProgram & Liquid Crystal InstituteKent State UniversityContact InformationLiquid Crystal & Materials Science BldgLab: Rms 246 & 249(330) 672-1540Office: Rm 319(330) 672-4886Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCV/BioM.Sc. Eötvös Lóránd University (Budapest), Physics, 1983Ph.D. Eötvös Lóránd University (Budapest), Physics, 1986Habilitation, Institute for Solid State Physics (Budapest), 1992D.Sc. Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest), Physics, 2000Courses•2010-Present: “Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Science”, 4credit hour graduate course, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University•2003-2008: “Structured Fluids”, 3 credit hour course,Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University•2001-2009: “Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals”, 3credit hour graduate course, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University•2001: “Liquid Crystal Physics”, 3 credit hour graduatecourse, Department of Physics, Kent State University•1997-1999: “Basic Physical Laboratory Practices” for 1st and 2nd grade physics students, 4 credit hour course, instructor and co-author of the lab notes; Department of Experimental Physics of the Technical University in Budapest•1995-1996: “Basics of Soft Condensed Matter Physics”lectures, 2 credit hour course, graduate course, Department of Physics of the Technical University in Budapest Our current research interests include bent-core and other reduced-symmetry liquid crystals, electrospun fibers and mats, flexoelectricity and piezolectricity, small volume rheometry, bent-core blue phases, and surface interactions of liquid crystals.Recent News & Events •On 17 March 2015, doctoral student Cuiyu (“Tracy”) Zhang successfully defended herdissertation titled Nanostructures of Bent-Core Liquid Crystals - Transmission ElectronMicroscopy, X-Ray and Polarizing Microscopy Studies. •Dr. Jákli recently attended the 2nd Paranaense Workshop on Complex Fluids (II.Workshop Paranaense de Fluidos Complexos) at the Universidade Estadual de Maringá in Maringá, Paraná, Brazil, on 10 March 2015 as an invited guest.•Members of JákliLab recently attended the 2015 APS March Meeting in San Antonio,Texas, to present results of their recent research. Muhammad Salili, Peter Popov, Oliver Kress, Shokir Pardaev, and Larry Honaker all presented oral talks.•JákliLab is delighted to welcome Hamed Shahsavan, a Chemical Engineering Ph.D.Student from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, to the LCI. Hamed is here for a few months to study liquid crystal elastomers for applications as biomimetic adhesives.Welcome!Jákli LabAttendees of the II. Worksop de Fluidos ComplexosJákli bácsi indoctrinating new potential victims.Group members taking a leisurely stroll along the river.(L to R) Oliver Kress, Peter Popov, and Muhammad Salili(Most of) JákliLab and a friend.(L to R) Muhammad Salili, Ralf Stannarius (OVGU),Tony Jákli, Larry Honaker, Peter Popov, and Oliver KressShokir remembering the Alamo.More aimless meandering.