Many congratulations to Kyohei Hisano (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) for his poster prize win at the PhoSM 2016 Conference which took place on the 24th – 27th November 2016 in Nagoya, Japan.
Kyohei was awarded the Journal of Materials Chemistry C poster prize and will receive free electronic access to the journal for one year for his poster titled: Photoalignment Control via Masked Photopolymerization without Polarized Light nor Alignment Layer
Topics discussed at the conference included the synthesis and design of photoresponsive molecules, photoalignment in liquid crystal materials and systems, physics and computer modeling of photoinduced effects.
153 delegates attended the conference from over 15 different countries. There were 55 oral presentations and 42 poster presentations. Further information about the conference can be found on their website.