Diana Nikolova

Diana Nikolova


I am a first-year PhD student in the Soft Matter department, working in the field of liquid crystals and finding new applications for them, especially where nematic liquid crystals are concerned.

My previous experience with liquid crystals comes from my MPhys project, which explored the elastic and energy dissipative properties of liquid crystal elastomer composites, supervised by Dr Devesh Mistry.


  • BSc/MPhys in Physics, University of Leeds (2022)