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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Oleg Lavrentovich is a trustees research professor in the department of material sciences. 

Kent State professor conducts research study on microorganism’s energy extraction in relation to liquid crystals

Morgan Boyd Reporter February 21, 2021

Oleg Lavrentovich, who is a trustees research professor in the department of material sciences, used liquid crystal as a medium to extract energy from swarms of swimming bacteria and control their movements...

Liquid Crystal Institute gets new-name treatment, license to expand

Paige Bennett November 17, 2018

For over 50 years, the university has received international recognition for its research on liquid crystals.Now, that research is changing.The Liquid Crystal Institute became the Advanced Materials and...

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...

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