Poster Presentations

Best Poster Award Winners

First Prize: 
"Specially engineered liquid crystal polymer film for 100% polarizer"
Mr. Tao Du, HKUST, Hong Kong

Second Prize:
"3D Multi-Level micro/nanotexturing by controlled photofluidization of azopolymer and its Use in plasmonic application"
Mr. Hong Suk Kang, KAIST, South Korea

Third Prize:
"Generating Optical Vortices and Airy Beams via Liquid Crystals Photoalignment Technology"
Miss Bingyan Wei, Nanjing University, China

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Best Poster Awards

The judging panel will evaluate all posters during the Poster Presentation Sessions, and the 3 posters with the highest scores will receive the Best Poster Awards. The awards will be given during the Closing Ceremony on 2 Dec.

Judging Panel for the Best Poster Awards:
- Prof. Vladimir G. Chigrinov, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Prof. H.S. Kwok, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- Prof. Yanqing Lu, Nanjing University, China
- Prof. Marina Saphiannikova, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
- Prof. Slobodan Zumer, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  1. "3D Multi-Level micro/nanotexturing by controlled photofluidization of azopolymer and its Use in plasmonic application"
    Mr. Hong Suk Kang, KAIST, South Korea

  2. "Optimization of UV-irradiation Conditions for LC Alignment Layers with Different Photochemical Reactions"
    Mr. Jangju Lee, Kyung Hee University, South Korea

  3. "Effects of Wet Cleaning of the Mechanically and Photochemically Treated Polyimide Alignment Layers on LC Alignment and LCD Properties"
    Mr. Jangju Lee, Kyung Hee University, South Korea

  4. "White Organic Light-Emitting Diodes by Using Hybridization of Quantum Dot Plates with Tri-Metal Layered Anodes"
    Mr. Jae Woo Lee, Hongik University, South Korea

  5. "Top-down control over nanoscale self-assembled block copolymer patterns by light"
    Dr. Jaana Vapaavuori, University of Montreal, Canada

  6. "Photoalignment – an alternative aligning technique for TN LCD"
    Prof. Jerzy Zielinski, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

  7. "Electric switchable diffraction gratings pool"
    Prof. Zbigniew Raszewski, Institute of Applied Physics MUT, Poland

  8. "Optically tunable and patternable color of cholesteric blue phase"
    Prof. Oleg Yaroshchuk, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

  9. "Azo-propellers as nanoscopic actuators in light-induced deformation of azobenzene polymer films"
    Prof. Marina Saphiannikova, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany (on behalf of Prof. Jaroslav Ilnytskyi, Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, Lviv, Ukraine)

  10. "Reversible one- or two- photon induced molecular reorientation and optical anisotropy in solid state photochemically stable layers"
    Prof. Vladimir Kozenkov, Kripten Company, Moscow, Russia

  11. "Specially engineered liquid crystal polymer film for 100% polarizer"
    Mr. Tao Du, HKUST, Hong Kong

  12. "Generation of Patterned Liquid Crystal Alignment for Pancharatnam Berry Phase Diffractive Lens"
    Mr. Alwin Tam, HKUST, Hong Kong

  13. "Using Polarization Rotator to Generate Grayscale Images on Optically Rewritable E-Paper"
    Mr. Wanlong Zhang, HKUST, Hong Kong

  14. "Increasing the rewriting speed of ORW E-paper by electric field"
    Mr. Jiatong Sun, HKUST, Hong Kong

  15. "Polymer Stabilized Electrically Suppressed Helix Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal"
    Mr. Liangyu Shi, HKUST, Hong Kong

  16. "Nano-domains Formation on Photoalignment Thin Film by Dewetting"
    Dr. Michael Lee, HKUST, Hong Kong

  17. "Nano-structured Bistable Alignment Surface Nanoimprint Lithography and Photoalignment"
    Mr. Man Chun Tseng, HKUST, Hong Kong

  18. "Improve contrast ratio of STN-LCD by photopatterning polarizer"
    Ms. Su Pan, HKUST, Hong Kong

  19. “Fast Switchable Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Grating and Analysis for the Parameters”
    Ms. Ying Ma, HKUST, Hong Kong

  20. “Synthesis of Cuprous Iodide (CuI) Superstructures and Their Doping for Inducing Vertical Alignment of a Nematic Liquid Crystal”
    Mr. Yang Shang, Beihang University, China

  21. “Alignment of Colloidal Quantum Rods”
    Mr. Yibin Jiang, HKUST, Hong Kong

  22. "Generating Optical Vortices and Airy Beams via Liquid Crystals Photoalignment Technology"
    Miss Bingyan Wei, Nanjing University, China

  23. "Fast switchable optical vortex generator based on blue phase liquid crystal fork grating"
    Mr. Shijun Ge, Nanjing University, China

  24. "Methods of rotation of mono domain samples via photoalignment technology"
    Mrs. Olga Semina, MGUPI, Russia

  25. "Photoalignment of nematic liquid crystals in microdroplets"
    Dr. Alexander Dubtsov, Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science, Russia