November 2018 Research and Innovation Forum

Research & Innovation Forum

Thursday, November 15, 4 – 6 p.m.

Kent Student Center, Ballroom Balcony



Dr. Rui Liu, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University

Dr. Rui Liu

Assistant Professor, Architecture and Environmental Design

“Resilience - Lessons Learned from Tensegrity Structures"


Dr. Oleg D. Lavrentovich, Trustees Research Professor, Physics/Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University

Dr. Oleg D. Lavrentovich

Trustees Research Professor, Physics/Advanced Materials & Liquid Crystal Institute
"Commanding Swimming Bacteria with Liquid Crystals"


David Hassler, Director, Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University

David Hassler, MFA

Director, Wick Poetry Center
“The Unsayable Said: Exploring the Healing Power of Poetry”


Research and Sponsored Programs (RASP) seeks to energize the Kent State Research Community and facilitate collaborations by bringing faculty from diverse disciplines together to learn about research and creative scholarship across the university.

Join us for brief talks by three of your colleagues, followed by a reception, during which attendees and speakers can interact over appetizers and a drink.


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