Hajnalka NĂ¡dasi , featured ILCS liquid crystal artist, June 2019

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Hajnalka Nádasi was born in Budapest, Hungary. She got her master’s degree from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. She got her PhD from the Martin Luther University in Halle Germany. Currently she is working at the Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany. Her main research interest is magnetic fluids and gels as well as photoswitching, photoresponsive materials and interfaces.

Website: http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/anp/softmatterlab/People/index.html
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Clustering of active droplets of 5CB with a photoactive surfactant around an air bubble in SDS solution.
Jury comment: This picture  illustrates that even the clustering of active 5CB droplets around an air bubble can be interesting and beautiful.