Antal I. Jakli

Antal Jakli

Chemical Physics
Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-4886
Fax:
330-672-2796
Personal Website:

Biography

Dr. Antal Jakli is a Professor at the Liquid Crystal Institute. He received his Ph.D. (1986) in Statistical Physics from Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary. He joined the Liquid Crystal Institute staff in 1999. His research centers on electro-optical, electro-mechanical and rheological properties of ferroelectric liquid crystals.

The activity of his group is described here (http://www.jakligroup.com/).

Research Areas

  • Study of structures of bent core smectic liquid crystals
  • Fluid phases of bent-core molecules – Novel physics and applications
  • Electric field-induced spinning, translation and circling of solid particles in liquid crystals
  • Piezoelectricity of cell membranes

Education

Ph.D. in Statistical Physics, Eotvos University, 1986

Expertise

Chemical Physics, Liquid Crystal Physics, Biomaterials, ferroelectricity, piezoelectricity, Soft Matter, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology, Chemical Sciences, Materials Science, sensing (responsive) and flexible materials, fabric research

Research Institutes and Initiatives

Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, Brain Health Research Institute