Professor Georg Mehl

Professor Georg Mehl

Professor of Organic and Materials Chemistry

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Natural Sciences

Summary

Prof Georg Mehl joined the University of Hull as academic staff a Lecturer in 1997 and has been Professor for Organic and Materials Chemistry since 2010.

Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher on piezoelectric LC polymers at the University, after completing his PhD at the University of Freiburg in Germany.

Courses for the MChem/MSc and BSc programmes

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Dipole-dipole correlations in the nematic phases of symmetric cyanobiphenyl dimers and their binary mixtures with 5CB

Zavvou, E. E., Ramou, E., Ahmed, Z., Welch, C., Mehl, G. H., Vanakaras, A. G., & Karahaliou, P. K. (2023). Dipole-dipole correlations in the nematic phases of symmetric cyanobiphenyl dimers and their binary mixtures with 5CB. Soft matter, 19(47), 9224-9238. https://doi.org/10.1039/d3sm01017a

Two mechanisms for the formation of the ferronematic phase studied by dielectric spectroscopy

Yadav, N., Panarin, Y. P., Vij, J. K., Jiang, W., & Mehl, G. H. (2023). Two mechanisms for the formation of the ferronematic phase studied by dielectric spectroscopy. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 378, Article 121570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2023.121570

The Effect of Mesogenic Coronas on the Type and Anisotropy of Gold Nanoparticle Superlattices: When Can the Tail Wag the Dog?

Zhao, Y. Y., Li, Y., Cao, Y., Mehl, G. H., Liu, F., & Ungar, G. (2023). The Effect of Mesogenic Coronas on the Type and Anisotropy of Gold Nanoparticle Superlattices: When Can the Tail Wag the Dog?. Chemistry: a European journal, 29(11), Article e202203673. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.202203673

Self-assembly of Gold Nanoparticles into an Adjustable Plasmonic 3D Lattice using Janus-type Forked Mesogenic Ligands

Zhao, Y. Y., Cao, Y., Siligardi, G., Mehl, G. H., Liu, F., & Ungar, G. (2022). Self-assembly of Gold Nanoparticles into an Adjustable Plasmonic 3D Lattice using Janus-type Forked Mesogenic Ligands. Chemistry - An Asian Journal, Article e202200057. https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.202200057

Deciphering helix assembly in the heliconical nematic phase via tender resonant X-ray scattering

Cao, Y., Feng, J., Nallapaneni, A., Arakawa, Y., Zhao, K., Zhang, H., …Liu, F. (2021). Deciphering helix assembly in the heliconical nematic phase via tender resonant X-ray scattering. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 9(31), 10020-10028. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1tc02027g

Research interests

Advanced Functional Materials, Fundamentals of Self-assembly

Lead investigator

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Royal Society Travel Grant

Funder

Royal Society

Grant

£12,000.00

Started

1 March 2017

Status

Complete

Project

High speed multi-level phase device for active spatial control

Funder

EPSRC Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council

Grant

£322,045.00

Started

1 April 2015

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

emerging chirality

liquid crystals

functional naoparticles

Awards and prizes

Shaanxi Province "1000 talents" innovaton award

2018 - 2022

"LG Displays Mid Career Award

2016 - 2016

Committee/Steering group role

Review Panel; Diamond Lights Source Ltd;

2020

Diamond Lights Source Ltd, Synchrotron; Member of the review panel for proposals for the “soft matter“ beamlines :I22 (non-crystalline diffraction), B21 (solution state SAXS), B23 (circular dichroism) and the soft-matter proposals from I07 (Surface and Interface Diffraction)

Honorary position

Visiting Professor

2018 - 2022

Visiting Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China

Journal editorial role

Member Editorial Board

2018

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Materials" Materials; ISSN 1996-1944

National/International learned society/body role

Chair, British Liquid Crystal Society

2017 - 2019

Chair, British Liquid Crystal Society

Member, Awards Committee , International Liquid Crystal Society

2016 - 2020

Member of the five person panel which selects the awardees for the awards given by the International Liquid Crystal Society

Member, management committee; ILCS

2016 - 2020

Member for the UK of the management panel of the International Liquid crystal Society

Scholarship role

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

2016

Fellow, Higher Education Academy Recognition Reference: PR1 14994 I am not sure whether there is a public list of Fellows, but it can certainly be verified with the HEA

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