Research Assistant Professor
Dept of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST

Research Areas
Solid-State Electronics and Photonics (S2EP)

Tel : +852 3469 2485
Fax : +852 2358 1485
Email : eeabhishek
Room : CYT4011
Google Scholar Citation


Research Interests
Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals
Alignment of Nano Materials

He received his Ph.D. degree in 2009 from the University of Lucknow, Lucknow. He has been nominated as the Senior Member of the Society for Information Display, the USA in 2017.  He received Young Scientist Fast Track Fellowship from the Department of Science and Technology of the Gov. of India, and ILCS Early-Career Award: The Michi Nakata Prize for his early career efforts in the Field of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals and Photo-Alignment from International Liquid Crystal Society. He has published 127 research papers and holds 28 patents/patent applications and he is an associate editor of the Journal of the society of information display, Wiley.

Selected Recent Publications
  1. Abhishek K. Srivastava, Wanlong Zhang, Julian Schneider, Andrey L. Rogach, Vladimir G. Chigrinov, and Hoi-Sing Kwok, “Photo-Aligned Nanorod Enhancement Films with Polarized Emission for Liquid Crystal Display Applications”, Advanced Materials, 1701091, 2017.
  2. Julian Schneider, Wanlong Zhang, Abhishek K. Srivastava, Vladimir G. Chigrinov, Hoi-Sing Kwok, Andrey L. Rogach. Photo-induced Micropattern Alignment of Semiconductor Nanorods with Polarized Emission in a Liquid Crystal Polymer Matrix, Nano Letters, 17 (5), 3133, 2017.
  3. T. Du, J. Schneider, A. K. Srivastava, A. S. Susha, V. G. Chigrinov, H. S. Kwok and A. L. Rogach, “Combination of Photo-Induced Alignment and Self-Assembly to Realize Polarized Emission from Ordered Semiconductor Nanorods”, ACS Nano, Sept. 2015,9(11): 11049-11055
  4. E.P. Pozhidaev, V.V. Vashchenko, V. V. Mikhailenko, A.I. Krivoshey, V.A. Barbashov, L. Shi, A. K. Srivastava, V.G. Chigrinov, and H.S. Kwok, “Ultrashort helix pitch antiferroelectric liquid crystals based on chiral esters of terphenyldicarboxylic acid”, Journal of Material Chemistry C, 4, 10339, 2016.
  5. Man-Chun Tseng, Oleg Yaroshchuk, Tetyana Bidna, Abhishek Kumar Srivastava, Vladimir Chigrinov and Hoi-Sing Kwok, “Strengthening of Liquid Crystal Photoalignment on Azo Dye Films: Passivation by Reactive Mesogens”, RCS Advances, 6, 48181, 2016.
  6. A. K. Srivastava, X. Wang, S. Q. Gong, D. Shen, Y. Q. Lu, V.d G. Chigrinov and H. S. Kwok “Micro-Patterned Photo-Aligned Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Fresnel Zone Lens”, Optics Letters, 40 (8), 1643, 2015.
  7. J. Sun, A. K. Srivastava, W. Zhang, L. Wang, V. G. Chigrinov, and H. S. Kwok, “Optically Rewritable 3D Liquid Crystals Displays”, Optics Letters, 39, No.21, 6209-6212, 2014.
  8. Qi Guo, A. K. Srivastava, V. G. Chigrinov, and H. S. Kwok, “Polymer and azo dye composite: a photo-alignment layer for liquid crystals, Liquid crystals, 41, No. 10, 1465, 2014.
  9. E. A. Shteyner, A. K. Srivastava, V. G. Chigrinov, H. S. Kwok and A. D. Afanasyev“Submicron-scale liquid crystal photo-alignment”, Soft Mat., 9, 5160, 2013. 
  10. A. K. Srivastava, Wei Hu, V. G. Chigrinov, Alexei D. Kiselev and Yan-Qing Lu, “Fast Ferroelectric liquid crystal grating based on orthogonal photo alignments”, Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 101, 031112, 2012.

Research Projects
Photo-Alignment of Nano Materials:
Energy Efficient LCDs: