Members

Principal Investigator


Quan Li
Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University
Phone (office): (330) 672 1537
Fax: (330) 672 2796
Email: qli1@kent.edu


Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates


yannian Li

Yannian Li
Senior Chemist 2010-present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, USA
Postdoctoral Fellow, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, USA 2008-2010
Ph.D. Chemistry, Zhejiang University, China 2002-2008
B.S. Chemistry, Zhejiang University, China 1998-2002
yli17@kent.edu




Chenming Xue

Chenming Xue
Research Associate 2011.2-present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, USA
Ph.D. Chemistry, City University of New York, 2011
B.S. Chemistry, Nanjing University, China, 2005
cxue1@kent.edu




Hari Bisoyi

Hari Krishna Bisoyi
Research Associate, 2011- Present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Marie Curie Experienced Researcher, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, 2010-2011
Ph.D.: Liquid Crystals, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India, 2010,
M.S.: Chemistry, Berhampur University, Odisha, India, 2003
B.S.: Chemistry, Berhampur University, Odisha, India, 2001
hbisoyi@kent.edu




Ozgul Birel

Ozgul Birel
Postdoc, 2011- Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey
ozgulbirel@mu.edu.tr




Hu He

Hu He
Research Associate, 2012.9-present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2010.9-2012.8, Biochemistry, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA
Ph.D. 2005.9-2010.7, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
B.S. 2001.9-2005.7, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
hhe3@kent.edu




Yuan Wang

Yuan Wang
Postdoctoral Research Associate 2013.9-present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Ph.D. 20092013 Department of Chemistry (Organic Synthesis),Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
B.S. 20052009 Applied chemistry, China University of Petroleum
ywang96@kent.edu




Ling Wang

Ling Wang
Postdoctoral Research Associate 2013.10-present, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Ph.D. 2010-2013, Material Chemistry, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
B.S. 2006-2010, Material Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
lwang33@kent.edu




Reji Thomas

Reji Thomas
Postdoctoral Research Associate 2012-, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Postdoc fellow, 20092012, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
Ph.D. 2009, Chemistry: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India
M.S. 2002, Chemistry: School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India
B.S. 1998, Chemistry: Government College Kasaragod, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India
rthoma55@kent.edu




Ph.D. Students


Karla Cuevas

Karla Gutierrez
Ph.D. student 2012-presesnt, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program and Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State Universitsy
M.S. 2007-2009, Research Center for Applied Chemistry (CIQA), Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico
B.S. 1999-2004, Industrial Chemistry, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, UANL
kgutierr@kent.edu



Hao Wang

Hao Wang
Ph.D. student 2012-presesnt, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program and Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State Universitsy
B.S. 2007-2011, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
hwang37@kent.edu



Ronghui Song

Ronghui Song
Ph.D. student 2013-present, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kent State Universitsy
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 2009-2013
rsong2@kent.edu



Student-Interns


luk

Luke Colpo
High-School Student-Intern 2011-present
Rootstown High School, OH, USA, 2012