Professor Georg Mehl

Professor Georg Mehl

Professor of Organic and Materials Chemistry

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

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

The beauty of twist-bend nematic phase: Fast switching domains, first order fr‚edericksz transition and a hierarchy of structures

Panov, V. P., Song, J. K., Mehl, G. H., & Vij, J. K. (2021). The beauty of twist-bend nematic phase: Fast switching domains, first order fréedericksz transition and a hierarchy of structures. Crystals, 11(6), 621. https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst11060621

A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core

Yu, H., & Mehl, G. H. (in press). A facile synthesis of a room-temperature chiral discotic nematic liquid crystal based on pentaalkynylbenzene core. Liquid crystals, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2021.1900433

Electrochemically Induced Mesomorphism Switching in a Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Lyotropic Liquid Crystal

Crapnell, R. D., Alhasan, H. S., Partington, L. I., Zhou, Y., Ahmed, Z., Altalhi, A. A., …Wadhawan, J. D. (2021). Electrochemically Induced Mesomorphism Switching in a Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride Lyotropic Liquid Crystal. ACS Omega, 6(7), 4630-4640. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c05284

The interplay between spatial and heliconical orientational order in twist-bend nematic materials

Saha, R., Feng, C., Welch, C., Mehl, G. H., Feng, J., Zhu, C., …Jakli, A. (2021). The interplay between spatial and heliconical orientational order in twist-bend nematic materials. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 23(7), 4055-4063. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0cp06633h

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

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