Takatoshi Maeda, featured ILCS liquid crystal artist, January 2019
Position: Ph. D. student
Institution: Department of Chemistry, Graduate school of engineering science, Osaka University
Research group: Naota laboratory in Osaka University and RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS)
Current research object: Controlling release of photo-responsible nematic liquid crystalline microcapsules.
Jury comment: This picture artistically makes a beautiful connection between liquid crystals and biological cells.