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Liang-Chy Chien

Prof. Liang-Chy  Chien

Professor and Director
Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University
Chemical Physics
Liquid Crystal Institute
Kent State University
Kent OH 44242
United States

tel: 330-672-3827
fax: 330-672-2796
E-mail: lchien@kent.edu
Web: http://www.paramiproductions.com/LC/oth.html

Area of Expertise

Liquid Crystal Materials, Displays and Devices Applications

Biography

Professor Chien receives his Ph.D. in 1988 from U. Southern Mississippi. He is currently the director of the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program at Liquid Crystal Institute of Kent State University. Dr. Chien is a fellow of SPIE, and associate editor of IEEE/LEOS Journal of Display Technologies. Dr. Chien is a co-inventor of bistable reflective cholesteric displays, full color reflective cholesteric displays and polymer stabilized liquid crystal spatial light modulators. He has 21 issued and commercialized and 14 pending patents in liquid crystal materials and displays. He has authored 14 conference proceedings, 7 book chapters, and co-author of a contracted book, Liquid Crystals and Polymers in Displays with Taylor and Francis Publisher to appear. He has published over 150 referred articles, 150 of juried Proceeding and Digest papers. He gave over 150 invited lectures and plenary speaking engagements at academic institutions, conferences and display industrial companies and has served as a conference organizer, conference chair and co-chair, sub-program chair and session chair of many professional society meetings including SPIE, Photonics West, MRS, IMID, IDMC, SID and Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals.

Lecture Title(s)

Advances in liquid crystal materials for photonics and display applications

Optically isotropic liquid crystals for photonics and display applications

Liquid crystal and polymer nanocomposites for fast-switching displays

Current and future trend of flexible displays

Green Displays: Paper-like displays

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