Board of Directors

A Board of Directors is composed of the officers, the regional representatives, and representatives from each liquid crystal society which is an affiliate society member. The officers of the ILCS are President, Past-President, Vice-President, Secretary, Membership Secretary and Treasurer. The President of the International Liquid Crystal Society serves as chairman of the Board. The term of office for each officer is four years. Each office has specific duties and is responsible for setting policy and strategy in their areas.
List of the previous officers are listed here.

Executive Committee

Ingo Dierking
President
University of Manchester, UK
ingo.dierking(at)manchester.ac.uk
Jun Yamamoto
Vice-President
Kyoto University, Japan
yamamoto.jun.4r(at)kyoto-u.ac.jp
Hiroshi Yokoyama
Past President
Kent State University, USA
hyokoyam(at)kent.edu
Alenka Mertelj
Secretary
Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
alenka.mertelj(at)ijs.si
Elda Hegmann
Membership Secretary
Kent State University, USA
ehegmann(at)kent.edu
Jonathan Selinger
Treasurer
Kent State University, USA
jselinge(at)kent.edu

Ex-Officio Members

Ingo Dierking
Editor, Liquid Crystals Today
University of Manchester, UK
ingo.dierking(at)manchester.ac.uk
Nicholas Abbott
Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee
Cornell University, USA
nla34(at)cornell.edu
Mateusz Mrukiewicz
Website Editor
Military University of Technology, Poland
mateusz.mrukiewicz(at)wat.edu.pl

Affiliated Liquid Crystal Society Representatives

Antonio d'Alessandro (Italian LCS)
Sapienza - Università di Roma, Italy
dalessandro(at)die.uniroma1.it
Takashi Kato (Japanese LCS)
University of Tokyo, Japan
kato(at)chiral.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Kattera A. Suresh (Indian LCS)
Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, India
suresh(at)cens.res.in
Ivan Bechtold (Ibero-American LCS)
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
ivan.bechtold(at)ufsc.br)
Wei Lee (Taiwan LCS)
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
wlee(at)nctu.edu.tw
Zbigniew Galewski (Polish LCS)
University of Wrocław, Poland
zbigniew.galewski(at)chem.uni.wroc.pl

Heinz Kitzerow (German LCS)
Universität Paderborn, Germany
heinz.kitzerow(at)upb.de
Georg Mehl (British LCS)
University of Hull, UK
g.h.mehl(at)hull.ac.uk
Yan-qing Lu (Chinese LCS)
Nanjing University, China
yqlu(at)nju.edu.cn
Jong-Hyun Kim (Korean LCS)
Chungnam National University
jxk97(at)cnu.ac.kr

Regional Representatives

S. Holger Eichhorn (North America)
University of Windsor, Canada
eichhorn(at)uwindsor.ca
Luz J Martinez-Miranda (North America)
University of Maryland, USA
ljmm@umd.edu
Robin Selinger (North America)
Kent State University, USA
rselinge(at)kent.edu
Karl Saunders (North America)
California Polytechnic State University, USA
ksaunder(at)calpoly.edu
Matt Glaser (North America)
University of Colorado, USA
matthew.glaser(at)colorado.edu
Giusy Scalia (Benelux and Scandinavia)
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
giusy.scalia(at)uni.lu
Emmanuelle Lacaze (Western Europe)
Pierre and Marie Curie University, France
emmanuelle.lacaze(at)insp.jussieu.fr
Miha Ravnik (Central Europe)
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
miha.ravnik(at)fmf.uni-lj.si
Vladimira Novotna (Eastern Europe)
Institute of Physics ASCR, The Czech Republic
novotna(at)fzu.cz
Tae-Hoon Yoon (Korea)
Pusan National University, Korea
thyoon(at)pusan.ac.kr