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Kent Wired

Kent professor finds MLB baseballs “juiced”

Hannah Davis Reporter March 4, 2020

More perceptive Major League Baseball fans noticed a strange spike in home run rates between the 2014 and 2017 seasons. Major leaguers scored 6,105 points off home runs in 2017 compared to 4,186 in 2014....

Yingfei Jiang

Kent State graduate student publishes research paper on dual-mode smart window

Every person who has ever gotten inside a car that’s been sitting in the sun for a period of time knows the annoying, dreaded pain that follows when they sit down on the hot car seat. It can be a similar...

Professor receives research grant for liquid crystal study

Colleen Carroll September 5, 2019

Two liquid crystal studies conducted by a professor and a team of seven graduate students at Kent State University have been awarded a combined $990,000 in grants by the National Science Foundation. Liquid...

Eindhoven University of Technology researcher Anne Hélène Gélébart shows the walking device. This small device, the size of a paperclip, is the world’s first machine to convert light directly into walking, simply using one fixed light source.

Polymer wiggles toward scientific discovery

Ray Padilla July 14, 2017

A Kent State professor helped research a new material that can propel itself forward with light.Robin Selinger, a chemical physics professor at the Liquid Crystal Institute, was among eight researchers...

Uses of Liquid Crystal Technology

Gabrielle Woodard October 12, 2015

There are many products on the market that use Liquid Crystal technology that was developed at Kent State. Here are some products that wouldn’t exist without theLiquid Crystal Institute at Kent State...

Hiroshi Yokoyama, director of Kent States Liquid Institute, poses for a portrait outside of the third floor laboratory that will be the primary facility for incoming students of a new Liquid Crystal masters program in fall of 2015. Yokoyama will direct the new program.

Liquid Crystal Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary

Gabrielle Woodard September 25, 2015

The Liquid Crystal Institute (LCI) at Kent State celebrated its fiftieth anniversary on the same day its original founder, Glenn H. Brown, would have celebrated his 100th birthday.There were about 200...

Hiroshi Yokoyama, director of Kent States Liquid Institute, poses for a portrait outside of the third floor laboratory that will be the primary facility for incoming students of a new Liquid Crystal masters program in fall of 2015. Yokoyama will direct the new program.

Liquid Crystal Institute to celebrate 50th anniversary

Gabrielle Woodard September 23, 2015

The Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State is celebrating its 50th anniversary this Friday starting at 10 a.m. in the Kiva.The event will include speeches from Kent State President Beverly Warren, Dean...

Hiroshi Yokoyama, director of Kent States Liquid Institute, poses for a portrait outside of the third floor laboratory that will be the primary facility for incoming students of a new Liquid Crystal masters program in fall of 2015. Yokoyama will direct the new program.

New Liquid Crystals program to inspire innovation

Jacob Runnels April 29, 2015

The Liquid Crystal Institute plans to debut its new Master of Science in Liquid Crystal Engineering program starting Fall 2015.The program is to inspire the inventors of society to take a more hands-on...

Grant McGimpsey

KSU hopes to become a proposed manufacturing university

Jacob Runnels April 8, 2015

Kent State has expressed interest in becoming one of 25 selected universities to receive funding toward engineering and manufacturing programs from a new bill proposed by Congress.The Manufacturing Universities...

Kent State signs agreement with South Korean university

Madeleine Winer March 13, 2015

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International students express ideas of friendship through poetry

Chelsea Graff November 21, 2014

Kent State international students shared their ideas of friendship through poetry Thursday night at the “International Coffees and International Poetry: A Winning Combination” at the Wick Poetry Center.The...

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