Awards

The past years, the LCP group has published several articles in different journals and proceedings. The LCP group also has a long tradition on being present at the most important liquid crystal conferences.

This has resulted in the following awards :

  • Caspar Schreuer wins the Enzo Ferroni Award 2014

    Caspar Schreuer has won the Enzo Ferroni Award 2014, presented at the 28th annual meeting of the European Colloid and Interface Science Society.

    The prize awards the best oral presentation given during the meeting by a young scientist and acknowledges the top level scientific activity of young researchers in the field of colloid and interface science.

  • Yi Xie wins the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad

    The China Scholarship Council has awarded the 2013 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad to Yi Xie. This honor is annually awarded to the outstanding Chinese PhD students abroad with a cash prize of 6000 USD. Yi Xie is one of nine winners from Belgium this year. His promotors are Jeroen Beeckman and Kristiaan Neyts. The Chinese Ambassador to Belgium, Mr. Liao Liqiang, awarded the certificates to the winners on May 18th 2014 in the Chinese Embassy in Brussels.

    Yi Xie (promotors: Jeroen Beeckman and Kristiaan Neyts)

  • SID-ME Chapter Student Award, April 2013 for best paper

    "Numerical estimation of the lasing threshold in dye-doped chiral nematic liquid crystals"                       

      Lieven Penninck (promotors: K. Neyts and P. De Visschere)