Category: Chemistry and Materials

2D semiconductors for quantum information processing

Researcher: Prof. Efrat Lifshitz |Dr. Ido Kaminer

Quatum computers use materials which show quantum properties at very low temperatures. Maintaining these cryogenic temperatures requires a lot of energy, is costly and sizable. The discovery of graphene stimulated a surge for ultra-thin magnets, which included magnetically doped graphene,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Adaptive robotic stone carving process and tools

Researcher: Prof. Aaron Sprecher

Stone carving is done either manually for design of special features or using repeatable CNC process that does not allow unique design of each stone. Manual carving is a lost craft and it is very rare and expensive to apply...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Additively manufactured turbine-based engines and ventilators

Researcher: Prof. Beni Cukurel

In the modern world, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capture an ever-increasing part of our daily operations. This is especially true for small scale UAVs, which are commonly powered by micro-gas turbines. These micro jet engines have thrust rating below 1...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices|Security & Defense

Adsorption - absorption materials

Researcher: Prof. Michael S. Silverstein

Adsorbent/absorbent polymers are needed for the decontamination of water from organics and from metal ions. It is, however, difficult to incorporate high quantities of active adsorbents in monoliths. Highly porous emulsion-templated hydrophobic polymers, known as polyHIPEs since they are synthesized...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Advanced electrode hydrogen fuel cells based on polymer membrane

Researcher: Prof. Yoed Tsur

Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) are low temperature operating fuel cells that fit many civilian and military applications. Carbon Nano Tube (CNT) have been explored as carbon support materials for catalysts due of their unique properties, i.e., high specific...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Advanced, long term disinfectant polymers

Researcher: Dr. Shady Farah

Surfaces contaminated with viruses such as the Corona virus may infect people touching them. On non-porous surfaces, viable virus can be detected for days to weeks. Current disinfectant are effective in cleaning surfaces, but not keeping it disinfected. Self-disinfecting sprayable...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|COVID-19

Aluminum-air (Al-air) battery technology

Researcher: Prof. Yair Ein-Eli

The energy capacity of today batteries is a limitation in usage of all portable devices from cell phones to hearing aid devices. The possible current density for Al/Air battery is at the limit of 1.5mA/cm2. Additionally, initial potential drop at...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Amyloids as antibacterial drugs

Researcher: Prof. Meytal Landau

The resistance of pathogenic bacteria to antibiotics is a public-health concern in the last decades. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are promising candidates for the development of new drugs as they are active against resistant bacteria and are less prone to induce...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Antibacterial Packaging

Researcher: Prof. Ester Segal

Health care associated infections and deaths have reached dimensions that rival traditional diseases and have become a serious financial burden on the health-care systems. Such infections result from microbial contaminations by both bacteria and fungi. Moreover, microbial growth is also...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture

Bio-clays composites for formaldehyde remediation

Researcher: Prof. Ayelet Fishman

In the production process of formaldehyde-based resins, acidic wastewater rich with formaldehyde is produced (3000-10,000 ppm). Due to the carcinogenic nature of formaldehyde, such wastewaters need to be treated prior to release from the industrial plants. Bioremediation is a favorable solution,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Bio-fabrication of nanocellulose-mycelium hybrid materials

Researcher: Prof. Jacob (Yasha) Grobman

Fibrous network of mycelium - the vegetative part of fungi - is employed to produce sustainable alternatives for synthetic foams. Clear correlation between fungi, substrate, mold properties, and incubation conditions on final material characteristics, is used to control material density,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Bio-inspired route for toughing ceramics

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

In contrast to synthetic materials, materials produced by organisms are formed in ambient conditions and with a limited selection of elements. Nevertheless, living organisms reveal elegant strategies for achieving specific functions, ranging from skeletal support to mastication, from sensors and...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Carbon-based electrodes for fuel cells

Researcher: Dr. David Eisenberg

Hydrogen fuel cells are a key enabling technology towards supplant CO2-emitting fuels with hydrogen. Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM-FC) technology is the dominant incumbent for automotive applications. However, PEM-FCs suffer from a strong drawback in the cost of the fuel cell...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Catalytic Systems for Enantio-Selective Enrichment

Researcher: Prof. Yaron Paz

Chirality is an unusual aspect of chemistry, a seemingly minor detail with surprisingly far-reaching consequences in physical, chemical, and biological systems. Approximately 50% of drugs on the market today contain at least one chiral center. Many of these compounds exhibit...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Cathodic electrophoretic deposition of barium titanate layers from aqueous suspension

Researcher: Prof. Yoed Tsur

Barium titanate (BaTiO3) is one of the most important ceramic materials used in electronics. As an intrinsic ferroelectric material it can be utilized for various applications like multilayer capacitors, grain boundary capacitors, low-temperature sensors and thermistors. There is a growing...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Chromatography-on-chip

Researcher: Prof. Hossam Haick

Now adays, multifunctional sensors are required in every sphere of life. In fact, sensors and detectors are becoming essential part from human physiological monitoring to Mars exploration. However, it is not always beneficial to use olfactory sensors in wearable devices...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Cold cathode emitter utilizing ultrananocrystalline diamond

Researcher: Prof. Rafi Kalish

Innovative memory switch devices require reliable bistable conductance properties. It would be desirable if such bistable characteristics were available in robust solid state materials such as diamond, benefiting from outstanding physical properties. Here we report on a bistable current with...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Conversion of carboxylic acids to organic halides

Researcher: Prof. Mark Gandelman

Novel technology for the direct production of valuable organic bromides, iodides and chlorides from widely available and inexpensive carboxylic acids. The new method allows to prepare a wide scope of halides including aliphatic (primary, secondary and tertiary) and aromatic halides....
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Corroles for creating nano-bracelets with selectivity for cancer cells in solid tumors

Researcher: Prof. Zeev Gross

Corroles are tetrapyrrole macrocycles that are closely related to porphyrins, that serve as promising therapeutic agents for a wide range of applications, namely as promising drug candidates for prevention and treatment of diverse diseases, as antibacterial agents as well as...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Crystals for compounds entrapment and slow release

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Drug delivery with slow release systems main limitation is control over the dissolution rate of the encapsulating material as well as leaching of the active material from the encapsulation. Bio-inspired approach in which drugs are entrapped within a crystalline lattice...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Depollution using photocatalytic nanocomposites

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Application of TiO2-based photocatalysts to cementitious materials is the subject of many researches in the last two decades, and is mainly aimed at achieving two goals: the depolluting action due to the oxidation of NOx present in the atmosphere to...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Developing improved yeast for biofuel production

Researcher: Prof. Yechezkel Kashi

Creating alternative energy sources through large-scale industrial fermentation of renewable biomass is a major goal for the sustainable development of human society. High oil prices, energy security issues, and environmental goals all necessitate intense focus on making alternative energy an...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Development copolymers of alpha olefins and acrylic esters containing bromine

Researcher: Prof. Moris S. Eisen

The copolymerization of low density polyethylene (LDPE) with acrylates is known and the resulting polymers are used in a vast number of industrial applications such as flexible and liquid packaging laminates, automotive seals, gaskets, hoses, etc. Flame-retarded polyolefins are widely...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Diagnostic system for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing for clinical samples

Researcher: Prof. Ester Segal

Technology By the year 2050, antimicrobial resistance is predicted to cost the world over 100 trillion US$ cumulatively and claim 10 million lives per year. Thus, there is an urgent need to develop diagnostic methods that will help physicians to...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture|Medical Devices|Physics and Electro-Optics

Diamond film deposition on WC-Co

Researcher: Prof. Alon Hoffman

Adhesion of diamond coatings to cutting tool substrates is an important property in machine tool applications. Strong bonding of the diamond to the substrate is required to overcome thermal expansion coefficient and composition mismatch to promote the coating endurance in the...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

DNA-based neural network

Researcher: Prof. Daniel Ramez

While biological systems are inherently fuzzy and contain imprecise parts that collectively interact, synthetic computation in living cells is mostly inspired by precise computer engineering principles. Lab research demonstrated that neuromorphic synthetic genetic circuits can be engineered in living cells,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Information and Computer Science

Drug delivery nanoparticles

Researcher: Prof. Alejandro Sosnik

Amphiphilic polymeric nanoparticles are among the most clinically relevant drug nanocarriers produced by the self-assembly of amphiphilic block or graft copolymers. Their physical stability is usually jeopardized under extreme dilution in the biological medium. Moreover, their ability to control the...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Edible, eco-friendly films

Researcher: Prof. Maya Davidovich-Pinhas

Plastics are known to be one of the most urgent problems in the world due to its increase use in different applications such as food, house holding, construction etc. Today some of the plastics can be recycled while some cannot. In...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture|Sustainability and Energy

Efficient biodiesel production using cellulose microcapsules

Researcher: Prof. Yachin Cohen

Biodiesel is typically made by chemically reacting lipids such as animal fat, soybean oil or some other vegetable oil with an alcohol. This process requires, other than oil and alcohol also enzymes. In order to produce alcohol one can use...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Encapsulation materials

Researcher: Prof. Michael S. Silverstein

A family of continuous porous polymers, generally known as polyHIPEs, have been synthesized using high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs) as templates for the porous structure. This composition-of-matter having microscopic closed-cell capsules (either hydrophobic and hydrophilic) can be utilized for various...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture|Sustainability and Energy

Encapsulation of beta-casein assemblies for enrichment of foods, beverages and soft drinks

Researcher: Prof. Dganit Danino

Solutions aimed at incorporating nutraceuticals and other additives in foods and beverages, particularly clear ones, at the nano-scale, are scarce. Incorporating additives into foods and beverages is still a major challenge in creating advanced functional foods. The challenges are especially...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture

Enhancing conductivity and reactivity in electro-catalytic materials

Researcher: Prof. Maytal Caspary Toroker

In electro-chemical cells such as batteries and fuel cells electrical components should be both good conductors and chemically reactive. Most materials do not be efficient in both properties. There are several techniques to improve electrical conductivity and reactivity such as...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Facile catalysis by iron complex

Researcher: Dr. Graham de Ruiter

A fast, cheap, and eco-friendly method for catalysis of several types of reactions: Hydrogen Isotope Exchange, Alkene Isomerization, Z-Selective Alkyne functionalization, Cross-Coupling, Hydrogenation and C-H activation. In particular, the Hydrogen isotope exchange technology is based on an iron complex, that...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Fibrin matrix for engineering tissue substitutes with internal blood vessel network

Researcher: Prof. Shulamit Levenberg

Tissue engineering holds enormous potential to replace or restore the function of damaged tissues. However, the most successful applications have been limited to thin avascular tissues such as skin and cartilage in which delivery of nutrients and oxygen relies on...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Filled gap microelectromechanical oscillators

Researcher: Prof. David Elata

Accurate time measurement is required for navigation and cellular and other forms of electronic communication in order to manage the network and densify the data. Usually a quartz is used, but it can’t be integrated into the electric circuit. Another...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Flexible ultra-light weight conductors

Researcher: Prof. Yair Ein-Eli

Copper has been used in electrical wiring since the invention of the electromagnet and the telegraph in the 1820s. Standard copper wires are used for numerous applications reliably for many years. However, as the technology changes requirements from the current...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Fullerene ion beam Nano–Writer

Researcher: Prof. Eli Kolodney

The need to write and engrave or analyze nano structures for nanofabrication is usually met by metal ion bombarding (FIB, LMIS). Those methods main drawbacks are damage to the upper layers and metal ions contamination. Using C60 rays created from...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Green corrosion resistant conductive coatings for magnesium alloys

Researcher: Prof. Menachem Bamberger

Conductive coatings are of great importance for applications including dissimilar metals joining which needs continuous electrical conductivity as part of design considerations. Magnesium has galvanic corrosion with any other metal. Therefore, it's impossible to use metallic layers on magnesium as conductive...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

H2 production by electrocatalysis assisted by Peptoid complex

Researcher: Prof. Galia Maayan

Water splitting is an important process towards the generation of H2 as a renewable and sustainable energy source; however, the high overpotential and slow kinetics limit its applicability. Most current photo- and electro-catalysts are expensive to make, not environmentally friendly...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

High potential cathodes for thermal lithium batteries

Researcher: Prof. Yair Ein-Eli

Thermal batteries have long shelf-life, short service life and high capacity. They are very reliable. Increasing energy density will allow reducing volume of the batteries. This can be achieved by increase of discharge potential of the batteries via increase in...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Highly active nanostructured electrodes

Researcher: Prof. Charlotte Vogt

Nano-engineered electrodes were shown to dramatically increase catalytic activity versus electrodes made of the same materials prepared by standard methodologies. The nanoengineered changes in the electrode structure are required to improve catalytic properties via several different mechanisms, resulting in e.g.,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Highly functionalized fluoropolymers having high molecular weight

Researcher: Prof. Moris S. Eisen

Due to their remarkable chemical and physical properties, fluoropolymers have been extensively used in chemical, electronic, construction, mechanical, architectural, automotive industries and many others. These unique properties include chemical resistance, weather and thermal stability, inertness to solvents, low dielectric constant,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Highly porous degradable polymers for biomedical applications

Researcher: Prof. Michael S. Silverstein

Highly porous emulsion-templated polymers, known as polyHIPEs since they are synthesized in high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs), are of interest for biomedical applications such as tissue engineering (see electron microscope image). Poly(lactic acid) (PLA) is a renewable-resource polymer that undergoes...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture

Highly stable membranes for alkaline fuel cells and electrolyzers

Researcher: Prof. Charles Eliezer Diesendruck|Prof. Dario R. Dekel

Alkaline fuel cells and electrolyzers offer many advantages over their acidic counterparts, the main one being the possibility to replace precious metals in electrodes with other, low cost and abundant metals. However, the alkaline environment leads to substantial electrolyte decomposition...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Integrated graphene/silicon multispectral sensors

Researcher: Dr. Ilya Goykhman

Multispectral photo-detection and imaging systems, that collect data at different spectral bands, are of major significance in spectroscopy, sensing, food identification, optical communication, environmental monitoring, defense and security. Today, solid-state quantum detectors rely on a range of materials and/or technologies...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

IR detectors using QDots

Researcher: Prof. Efrat Lifshitz

MWIR technology can be used for fluorescent marking of objects such as money bills, military equipment, landing strips etc. However, it is based on bulk toxic materials and the devices based on them are noisy and require harsh and hazardous...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Laser multiphoton charge separation spectroscopy

Researcher: Prof. Israel Schechter

Absorption spectroscopy methods are used for assaying components of a material responsive to absorption of electromagnetic radiation by the material. Common to practice of many of the methods, a material to be assayed is exposed to electromagnetic radiation at a...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials
Lithium-ion battery (LIB) is the most widely used energy storage device for portable consumer electronic devices, electric vehicles, and electric grids. Additionally, LIBs have become emerging devices to store renewable energy (i.e., wind, solar, geothermal). Due to the widespread use...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Lightweight polymer foam

Researcher: Prof. Yachin Cohen

Lightweight avionic parts such as wings and even aircraft body as well as high specific strength parts for seacrafts, automotive, wind turbine and other parts with demanding mechanical requirements are usually made of a laminate of skin (which may be...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Low dimensional perovskites nanostructures

Researcher: Dr. Yehonadav Bekenstein

Lead halide perovskite nanocrystals have shown high photoluminescence quantum yields, even without growing inorganic shells that protect their surfaces from deleterious surface traps. These observations present an important departure from traditional semiconductor nanocrystals that require passivating surface defects to achieve...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Low temperature self-assembled nanostructures

Researcher: Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz

Antireflective coatings are critical to many optical systems such as ophthalmic lenses. It is well known that creating textured nanostructures can be an alternative approach for the conventional deposition of thin layer in order to achieve broadband antireflective properties. The...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Microporous filtration membrane

Researcher: Prof. Carlos Dosoretz

Biofilm occurring in membrane systems may cause severe loss of performance and the use of costly cleaning procedures to maintain output and quality. Most strategies are based on offline intensive chemical cleaning that weakens the membrane matrix and consume chemicals...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Microstructure control of ceramic matrix nanocomposites

Researcher: Prof. Wayne D. Kaplan

Ceramic materials have a polycrystalline microstructure possessing superior mechanical properties and in particular strength, wear resistance and stability in aggressive and high temperature environments. Nanocomposites are defined as a ceramic matrix that is reinforced with sub-micron particles of a secondary...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Mixed metal electrode for ambipolar charge injection

Researcher: Prof. Gitti Frey

Ambipolar transistors can transport holes and electrons, separately or concurrently, within the semiconducting channel. The operation of the device requires that the semiconducting material composing the device is capable of efficiently transporting both charge carriers, and the suitable alignment of...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Motion conversion mechanisms

Researcher: Prof. David Elata

In micro devices, built from a single layer (i.e. wafer fabrication) an in-plane force is easy to implement but an out-of-plane motion is hard to achieve and requires custom fabrication each unit using FIB and complex assemblies or actuators which...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Multispectral imaging device with no moving parts

Researcher: Prof. Carmel Rotschild

Multispectral and spectral imaging is used to collect spatially and spectrally resolved radiance information of a predefined region of space. Devices for imaging are built per specific application, resolution and wavelength requirements. Each image pixel contains spectroscopic data. All the...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Nano gate - stimulus induced nanofluidic device

Researcher: Prof. Oz M. Gazit|Prof. Ofer Manor

Flow control that is activated by environmental and other pre-designed parameters can be useful in many systems such as agriculture and water treatment. Natural tendency of two-dimensional (2D) clay nano-particles to self-assemble and restrict water permeability in soils can be...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Food and Agriculture|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology|Sustainability and Energy

Near-field imaging devices

Researcher: Prof. Meir Orenstein

Achieving better resolution in microscopy, metrology and lithography is an on going effort that could be realized by either using smaller wavelength illumination sources which is proved to be difficult for technical and economical reasons or using super-resolution - resolving...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Non-invasive imaging of metabolites by MRI

Researcher: Prof. Aharon Blank

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the most informative of all medical imaging techniques, offering both high resolution and multiple contrast mechanisms. However, MRI is restricted to morphological analysis and can say almost nothing about the chemistry of the inspected tissue,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices

Novel peptides for targeting ubiquitin chains

Researcher: Prof. Ashraf Brik

A promising approach in cancer therapy is to find ligands that directly bind ubiquitin (Ub) chains. However, finding molecules capable of tightly and specifically binding Ub chain is challenging given the range of Ub polymer lengths and linkages and their...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Novel superconducting materials and devices

Researcher: Prof. Yachin Ivry

The recent demand for quantum technologies garnered much attention for novel superconducting materials and devices. Many of these technologies require coating in superconducting materials, while others involve miniaturized devices. Hence, modern superconducting technologies are based vastly on thin films. Thin...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Optimization of 3D printed high strength aluminum alloys

Researcher: Prof. Shmuel Osovsky

Aluminum alloys are light weight, corrosion resistant and have high strength per weight ratio. These properties make them valuable to many industries such as aerospace, automotive and medical devices. 3D printing of aluminum alloys is highly important to the above...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Oxygen sensor

Researcher: Prof. Rafi Kalish

Current oxygen sensors required for in-situ oxygen monitoring inside a process chamber in semiconductor manufacturing processes (such as ALD, epi CVD and PVD) are limited in operating pressure and temperature ranges. Transition metal oxides are highly sensitive to gases environment....
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Passive optical switch

Researcher: Prof. Efrat Lifshitz

Pulsed Er:glass lasers operating at 1.54 µm are especially suited to a variety of applications such as lidar, surgery, and telecommunications. This stems from the fact that its emission wavelength coincides with the so-called eye-safe spectral region, which also corresponds to one...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Piezoelectric nano fibers of lead zirconium titanate (pzt)

Researcher: Prof. Gideon S. Grader

Piezoelectric materials are being used to transform mechanical energy into electrical energy and vice versa. Piezoceramic is commonly used in these applications due to its high dielectric constant, high coupling efficient, large remnant polarization and fast response. Piezoceramic nanofibers have advantage...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Polymer-conjugated albumin hydrogels for controlled release of therapeutic agents

Researcher: Prof. Dror Seliktar

One of the known functions of serum albumin is the binding and transport of various molecules in the blood circulation, including fatty acids, bilirubin, hormones, metal ions and other endogenous and exogenous compounds with widely differing properties. Among other substances,...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Polymers to trap uremic toxins in WAK (Wearable artificial kidney)

Researcher: Prof. Moris S. Eisen

Renal failure is a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to function adequately. The treatment given to patients suffering from renal failure are dialysis or kidney transplant. Different studies done in recent years, indicate that frequent and prolonged dialysis...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices

Protection layer for battery electrodes

Researcher: Distinguished Prof. Yitzhak Apeloig

In Li-ion batteries electrode materials degrade through their reactive interface with the electrolyte. The undesirable interfacial reactions result in formation of layers that impede charge transfer and can serve as an active site for electrolytic consumption, electrode corrosion and passivation,...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Protein-based polymers as the active layer in electronic devices

Researcher: Prof. Nadav Amdursky

Using sustainable and affordable proteins as the basis for the formation of a new family of environmental polymers that are free-standing, soft, elastic, and most importantly, their electronic and ionic conductivity can be engineered. A special focus is given to...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices|Sustainability and Energy

Pure hydrogen production

Researcher: Prof. Moshe Sheintuch

Fuel cells require very clean hydrogen for proper operation. Hydrogen transportation poses several logistics and safety issues. The solution might be – on board clean hydrogen production using a very efficient autothermal system. The system produces clean hydrogen by steam...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

PZT based multilayer actuators

Researcher: Prof. Gideon S. Grader

Piezoelectric ultrasonic motors offer important advantages for motion applications where high speed is coupled with high precision. The advances made in the recent decades in the field of ultrasonic motor based motion solutions allow the construction of complete motion platforms...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Recycling of caesarstone production waste

Researcher: Prof. Konstantin Kovler

Caesarstone products are mostly made from natural quartz aggregates with organic pigments and enhanced polymer resins. They provide a surface with exceptional properties of heat, stain, scratch and chip resistance. At the same time, the manufacture of Caesarstone products generates...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Recycling phosphogypsum

Researcher: Prof. Konstantin Kovler

Phosphogypsum is a product of manufacturing of phosphoric acid from phosphate rock. It contains radioactive impurities and chemical impurities which deteriorate the gypsum quality. Huge quantities of phosphogypsum is piling next to quarries. Some process exists to clean the phosphogypsum...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Redesign of Fluoroquinolones to Catalytically Fragment Chromosomal DNA

Researcher: Prof. Timor Baasov

Fluoroquinolones are highly potent, broad spectrum antibiotics that are among the most prescribed antibacterial in the world. They exert a bacteriostatic effect by selectively binding to the bacterial topoisomerase IIA− DNA complex and thereby inhibiting DNA replication. At higher doses...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Rotational casting of inorganic cement architectural components

Researcher: Prof. Arnon Bentur |Prof. Jacob (Yasha) Grobman|Prof. Aaron Sprecher

Façade tiles and aesthetics components with complex geometries are currently difficult to fabricate and require cement or mechanical parts such as bolts for connections. Inorganic cementitious tiles are relatively weak and absorb water. Manufacturing such architectural elements from polymers and...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Selective terminal functionalization of Alkanes

Researcher: Prof. Ilan Marek

Methods for selective functionalization of various alkanes and other aliphatic derivatives are usually highly energy-consuming processes (high temperatures and pressures, e.g. alkane cracking) or using expensive noble transition metal catalysts. They are also not general processes and are also low...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Semiconductor crystals with tuned band gap

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Metal oxides are wide band gap semiconductors. Tuning the bandgap is crucial for electronics, photonics, acoustics and sensing and currently done by doping at high temperature, long processes and is not suitable for all materials (organic materials for example). Band...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Sensitive sensors for new nanoparticle resonance biomedical applications

Researcher: Prof. Meir Orenstein

Optical interrogation of targets enables a non-destructive way by which to extract useful information on critical target parameters. Such methods predominantly employ either angular or spectral interrogation, in which the target is illuminated at different incidence angles or wavelengths, respectively....
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Separation of ions from water and wastewater

Researcher: Prof. Youri Gendel

Purification of water or waste water from nitrates and other ions can be done using ion exchange and other processes which consume large amounts of salts, acids or bases and produce highly concentrated brines that are difficult to treat. In...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy
A lightweight material which can undergo significant reversible and reproducible changes in its dimensions upon the application of temperature as a stimulus. The technology is based on a shape memory porous polymers synthesized using Pickering high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs)....
Categories: Chemistry and Materials

Shockwave protection layer

Researcher: Prof. Daniel (Dany) Rittel |Prof. Yoav Eichen

Abnormal inverse-freezing phenomena, in which fluids solidify upon heating. It was shown that upon impact, some of these inverse-freezing fluids undergo solidification by absorbing impact energy. This novel phase transformation, which occurs in timescales of microseconds, is in stark contrast...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials|Security & Defense

Single input multiplexed decision system

Researcher: Prof. Daniel Ramez

Many applications of genetic or metabolic engineering require inducible expression of the desired pathway. Inducible promoters are one of the easiest and most effective ways to control gene expression. However, in a more sophisticated applications there is a need to...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Information and Computer Science

Skin-like sensing platform

Researcher: Prof. Hossam Haick

Skin-like sensing platform for a full physical and chemical perception of the surrounding space - platform unit for detecting VOCs, temperature, pH, pressure and strain. The patches are based on sensor technology and self-healing and self repair polymeric substrate, electrodes...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices

Space-Variant polarization with computer generated subwavelength grating

Researcher: Prof. Erez Hasman

Forming radially and azimuthally polarized beams can be created by intereferometry, intra cavity summation of two beams or by using space-variant metal stripe gratings. However, all of these methods are either somewhat cumbersome, unstable or have low efficiency. Computer-generated space-variant...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Sub-10 nm In2O3 - In2Se3 monolithic ferroelectric-semiconductor junction-diode and junction-field-effect-transistor (JFET)

Researcher: Dr. Elad Koren

Selective illumination using a scanning laser probe, is used to convert In2Se3 to In2O3, and achieved spatially resolved distinct optical and electrical properties. The method is used to design of coplanar P/N ferroelectric – semiconducting heterojunction. In addition, In2Se3 can...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Super-resolution optical microscopy utilizing structured illumination

Researcher: Prof. Guy Bartal

Standard optical microscopy has a resolution limit of roughly 200nm which is insufficient for modern Biological research. Research of intra-cellular structures requires sub 50nm resolution for dynamic in-vivo studies. Current methods to achieve such resolution are slow or destructive. Illuminating...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology|Physics and Electro-Optics

Superoleophobic and superhydrophobic surfaces

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Employment of a bio-inspired approach in which one component will serve both as the roughness and the hydrophobic surface chemistry elements. Use of various fatty acids as a main component of a superhydrophobic coating for a wide range of substrates....
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|COVID-19

Tailoring the microstructure of WE43 Mg alloy

Researcher: Prof. Shmuel Osovsky

With the increasing awareness to the importance of greenhouse gas emission control, advances in lightweight design with lighter structural materials are sought for. For example a key breakthroughs in the field of Mg alloys was the introduction of rare-earth (RE)...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Thermally stable nano-porous gold

Researcher: Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Novel methods to form thermally stable Gold particles. The particles are made either from nano-porous gold (np-Gold) – sponge-like single crystals with intricate morphology or thin polycrystalline gold steps. The catalytic activity is akin to that of Au nanoparticles, but...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Translator detectors and NIR light amplification based on metal lattice field

Researcher: Prof. Efrat Lifshitz

Curren t IR sensors are based on small band gap materials require cryogenic cooling and usually have low quantum yield, hence are expensive and hard to use. Photonic crystals containing nano particles can transform IR radiation into visible light that...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Transparent and lightweight ballistic protection

Researcher: Prof. Daniel (Dany) Rittel

Transparent armor is essentially based on the performance of the component materials, and their stacking. Beyond that point, it is commonly believed that little can be added to the system to improve its performance. High confinement pressure over the glass...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Security & Defense

Vertical transistors for display applications

Researcher: Prof. Nir Tessler

In the field of organic electronics there is a need for high mobility materials. The best mobility is achieved in organic crystals however, these are typically too small even on the scale of a single device let alone for producing...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Physics and Electro-Optics

Viscosity modifiers for lubricants

Researcher: Prof. Charles Eliezer Diesendruck

Lubricants are crucial to the reduction of erosion and energy loss in systems that include moving surfaces. Two basic requirements for lubricants, viscosity and viscosity-temperature response, are achieved by adding polymers known as viscosity modifiers (VMs). During service, the lubricant's...
Categories: Automation, Mobility and Aerospace|Chemistry and Materials

Water desalination - selective removal of specific Ions

Researcher: Prof. Matthew Suss|Prof. Charles Eliezer Diesendruck

Selective water treatment, which removes more problematic ions preferentially over others, is an important goal towards next generation, energy efficient water treatment systems. Current treatment techniques rely on chemical sedimentation or membrane separation, the latter of which is used in...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Water purification by forward osmosis

Researcher: Prof. Yair Ein-Eli

A new separation unit for FO comprising of 2 separation columns which are filled with a stimulus water-absorbing polymer gel. The gel is thermo-sensitive with lower critical solution temperature. This material absorbs water below critical temperature Thyd and release water...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Wearable stretchable microneedles-based platform

Researcher: Prof. Hossam Haick

Microneedles devices to monitor materials in the interstitial fluid or inject materials to it are widely used for a range of medical conditions. Those are hollow microneedles as they need to pass fluids from and to the body. As such...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Medical Devices

Zinc-Bromine Flow Battery

Researcher: Prof. Matthew Suss

Grid-scale energy storage is a fast-growing market, as it is needed to enable solar and wind energy to reach their full potential. Electrochemical systems are widely used to store energy (flow batteries) and desalinate water (capacitive deionization). Widespread adoption of...
Categories: Chemistry and Materials|Sustainability and Energy

Prof. Noam Adir

Chemistry

Research Interests: Structural biology of photosynthetic complexes, enzymes, stress related proteins, etc. Renewable energy from direct photosynthetic activity to hydrogen conversion. Development...

Prof. Nadav Amdursky

Chemistry

Research Interests: Biomaterials. Conductive biopolymers. Bioelectronics. Charge transfer. Proton/anion exchange membranes. Ultrafast processes. Biopolymers for energy applications. Biopolymers for functional biomedical devices....

Prof. Lilac Amirav

Chemistry

Research Interests: Photochemical oxidation on nanorod photocatalysts. Morphological effects on photocatalytic activity. Bi-metallic co-catalysts for efficient photocatalytic H2 production.

Distinguished Prof. Yitzhak Apeloig

Chemistry

Research Interests: Nanonmatetials based on organosilicon compounds. New organosilicon materials. Molecular modeling. Computational quantum chemistry. Reaction mechanisms and reactive intermediates in organosilicon...

Prof. Menachem Bamberger

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Laser surface processing for improving wear and corrosion resistance. Solidification, microsegregation, phase stability and precipitation in Mg-base alloys. Solidification, heat...

Dr. Yehonadav Bekenstein

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Quantum mechanics and materials for energy. Light matter interactions in nanomaterials (Beyond Lead Halide Perovskites). Machine learning for exploring material...

Prof. Arnon Bentur

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Composite construction materials. Cementitious composites. High strength concretes. Supplementary building materials. Durability of building materials and structures.

Prof. Havazelet Bianco-Peled

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Mucoadhesion. Tissue adhesives. Nano-materials for biomedical applications. Drug delivery. Physical characterization of biological. Biomedical and biomimetic nano-systems.

Prof. Simon Brandon

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Materials processing. Crystal growth science and technology. Electrochemical systems. Transport phenomena. Interfacial phenomena.

Prof. Maytal Caspary Toroker

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Renewable energy sources. Photovoltaic solar cells based on metal-oxide semiconductors for producing electricity. Energy conversion. Solid oxide fuel cells. Alternative...

Prof. Yachin Cohen

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Dispersion and processing of carbon nanotubes and graphene with polymers. Functional nano-composites. High performance composite materials by fiber compaction. Organized...

Prof. Dganit Danino

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Development and application of Cryo-Electron Microscopy (CryoEM) and Cryo-Electron Tomography (CryoET) to complex fluids. The structure of milk and unfolded...

Prof. Maya Davidovich-Pinhas

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Physical and chemical characterization of lipids and soft matter systems for food and biotechnology applications.

Prof. Charles Eliezer Diesendruck

Chemistry

Research Interests: Smart polymer materials (e.g. self-healing). Ion-exchange membrane. Electrode functionalization. Tuning mechanical properties of polymer materials.

Prof. Dov Dori

Industrial Engineering and Management

Research Interests: Systems engineering, conceptual modeling, software engineering, requirements engineering. Systems engineering and modeling, systems architecture, enterprise systems modeling. Object-process methodology. Conceptual...

Prof. Carlos Dosoretz

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Environmental biotechnology: advanced wastewater treatment and reuse, effluents desalination, biofouling, removal and degradation of micropollutants, membrane bioreactors, biofilters.

Prof. Yair Ein-Eli

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Advanced materials for portable power sources. Electrochemical behavior and electrodepositing of copper. Development of corrosion inhibitors. Electrochemical behavior of silicon.

Prof. Moris S. Eisen

Chemistry

Research Interests: Perfluoro polymers. Organometallic chemistry. Nanofiltration membranes. Polymers to trap uremic toxins towards an artificial kidney.

Dr. David Eisenberg

Chemistry

Research Interests: Multi-doping – the interaction of several active elements at a single catalytic site. Flow engineering – improving the delivery of...

Dr. Shady Farah

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Functional and medicinal polymers. Antimicrobial and antiviral polymers. Bioactive surfaces. Polymeric and crystalline systems for cancer-targeted delivery. Crystalline drug delivery...

Prof. Ayelet Fishman

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Applied biocatalysis. Protein engineering. Enzymes in non-conventional media. Structure-function relationships in enzymes.

Prof. Steven Frankel

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Computational fluid dynamics. Turbulence. Combustion. Aeroacoustics. Multiphase flows. Biological flows. High performance parallel computing. Quantum computing and algorithms.

Prof. Viatcheslav Freger

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Mechanism of salt rejection in membrane desalination. Membrane modification. Fouling, biofouling and bacterial deposition. “Next generation” membranes. Biomimetic membranes and...

Prof. Gitti Frey

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Conducting and semiconducting polymers. Hybrid materials and nanocomposites. Electronic processes at organic/inorganic interfaces. Electrostatic interactions and Coulomb correlations in solution....

Prof. Oz M. Gazit

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis. Advanced hybrid organic/inorganic materials. Adsorption Materials. Sustainable carbon based fuels.

Prof. Dan Geiger

Computer Science

Research Interests: The study of probabilistic models for intelligent systems, in particular, the study of Bayesian networks and their applications in Bioinformatics...

Prof. Oleg Gendelman

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Nonlinear dynamics. Nonlinear oscillations in discrete and continuous systems. Nonlinear normal modes. Energy transfer. Vibration protection and mitigation. Dynamics and...

Prof. Dan Givoli

Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Computational solid mechanics. Finite element methods. Computational methods for acoustic and elastic waves. Combination of analytic and numerical methods. Space...

Prof. Yiska Goldfeld

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Intelligent structures, textile reinforced concrete structures. Damage identification, structural health monitoring. Stability, imperfection sensitivity, and buckling of shell structures. Laminated...

Prof. Gideon S. Grader

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Hydrogen generation and materials for energy applications. Hydrogen generation by decoupled water splitting. Synthesis of ceramic nanofibers with special architectures....

Prof. Jacob (Yasha) Grobman

Architecture and Town Planning

Research Interests: Digital architecture and performance-oriented architectural design. Sustainable architectural design. Computer aided manufacturing. The connection between digital design research and architectural...

Prof. Zeev Gross

Chemistry

Research Interests: Alternative fuels: hydrogen technology- non-precious metal catalysts for production of hydrogen from water. Energy storage and conversion: fuel cell technologies-...

Prof. Hossam Haick

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Nano-array devices for screening. Diagnosis and monitoring of disease. Nanomaterial-based chemical (flexible) sensors. Electronic skin. Breath analysis. Volatile biomarkers. Cell-to-cell...

Prof. Erez Hasman

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Atomic-scale photonics. Nanophotonics. Metasurfaces. Plasmonics. Spinoptics. Quantum photonics. Quantum materials. Quantum sensing and devices. Low dimensional materials, 2-D materials and...

Prof. Alon Hoffman

Chemistry

Research Interests: Physico-chemical processes and properties of surfaces. Electron, photon, ion and thermal stimulated processes on surfaces: ESD, SEE, QPY, TPD and...

Prof. Yachin Ivry

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Low-power computing and memory. Non-volatile memory devices, Ferroelectric-based nanostructures and nano devices. Efficient switching devices, Ferroelectric-based nanostructures and nano devices....

Prof. Rafi Kalish

Physics

Research Interests: Ion implantation of semiconductors. Ion impact related defects in semiconductors. Diamond as an electronic material. Nano diamond. Single optical centers...

Prof. Wayne D. Kaplan

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Wetting and interfaces between metals and ceramics. Nanometer-thick equilibrium amorphous films. Metal reinforced ceramic matrix nanocomposites. Electron microscopy.

Prof. Ehud Keinan

Chemistry

Research Interests: Biocatalysis with antibodies and with synthetic enzymes. Organic synthesis. Organometallic chemistry. Molecular computing devices. Synthetic receptors and molecular machines. Drug...

Prof. Eli Kolodney

Chemistry

Research Interests: Molecular beam scattering. Molecular beam Eley-Rideal type chemistry. Epitaxial growth and etching processes of thin films. Decay processes of isolated...

Dr. Elad Koren

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Nanoscale characterization of electronic and opto-electronic materials and novel devices. Mechanical and electro-mechanical manipulation and characterization of low dimensional elements...

Dr. Lior Kornblum

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Study of the fundamental physics behind the electronic properties of functional oxides. Harnessing these unique properties towards new types of...

Prof. Ori Lahav

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Aquatic chemistry and water treatment process development and applications. Reverse osmosis desalination. Removal of nitrogen species from drinking and agricultural...

Prof. Meytal Landau

Biology

Research Interests: Functional fibrils in infectious and neurodegenerative diseases. Structural biology and biophysics. X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy. Amyloids. Antimicrobials.

Prof. Shulamit Levenberg

Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Stem cell differentiation toward tissue vascularization. Stem cell 3D organization into composite tissues. Use of degradable polymers as scaffolding for...

Prof. Yoav Livney

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Physical chemistry of biomacromolecules in food, biotechnology and biomedicine. Alternative proteins: Plant and algae-based substitutes for animal-based foods Next-generation Prebiotics:...

Prof. Galia Maayan

Chemistry

Research Interests: Synthesis and characterization of chiral nanoparticles. Controlled assembly of nanoparticles by biomimetic oligomers. Biomimetic oligomerss/metal NPs hybrid assemblies for biological...

Prof. Marcelle Machluf

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Developing nano-particles for the delivery of anti cancer drugs to the brain and other organ. Developing nano-delivery system for DNA...

Prof. Ofer Manor

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Passive and active oil/water phase separation. Smart coatings of solids and liquids. Ion structures in the nanometer-thick electrical double layer...

Prof. Boaz Mizrahi

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Biologically inspired materials for reparative medicine, for improved bioavailability of drugs and food additives and for separation processes. Relationships between...

Prof. Shmuel Osovsky

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Mechanics of materials. Multi-scale modeling of plastic deformation. Experimental mechanics. Microstructure Design. Dynamic behavior of materials. Dynamic crack growth. Statistics...

Prof. Boaz Pokroy

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Biomineralization and mechanical properties of biomineralized tissue. Bioinspired crystal growth and synthesis of semiconductors via wet chemistry. Amorphous thin films...

Prof. Eugene Rabkin

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Diffusion along the grain boundaries and interfaces between dissimilar materials. Synthesis and properties of hollow and porous metal nanostructures. Diffusion...

Prof. Avner Rothschild

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Electrochemical materials and devices for energy conversion and storage: Water splitting – Pioneering new approaches for green hydrogen production by...

Prof. Gadi Schuster

Biology

Research Interests: Harnessing photosynthesis to produce electricity and hydrogen. Photosynthesis, photoinhibition and improving agriculture crops. Gene expression in chloroplast and mitochondria.

Prof. Ester Segal

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Biosensors for detection of biological and chemical toxins. Biosensors and bioassays for medical diagnostics. Drug delivery platforms. Antimicrobial polymer nanocomposites.

Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Polymer self-assembly and nanostructures. Nanofabrication and 3D patterning. Optical coatings. Materials and processes for water technologies. Atomic layer deposition. Advanced...

Prof. Dror Seliktar

Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Cell-compatible hydrogels. Three-dimensional (3D) cellular morphogenesis. Cell therapy (skeletal, muscle, cardiac). Tissue repair (cartilage, bone, nerve). Stem cell mass production....

Prof. Raphael Semiat

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Water technologies with emphasis on water desalination aspects. Applications of membranes to separation processes and water desalination. Crystallization from solutions...

Prof. Moshe Sheintuch

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Chemical and catalytic reaction engineering. Kinetic instabilities, reactor dynamics and control, chaos, spatio-temporal patterns. Reaction and diffusion in porous and...

Dr. Avi Shpigelman

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Novel processing technologies -(Nano) structure of biopolymers (proteins, polysaccharides). Food bioactives (polyphenols, vitamins etc. ) and their stability during the...

Prof. Michael S. Silverstein

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Porous polymers from high internal phase emulsions. Polymers from renewable resources. Biodegradable scaffolds for tissue engineering. Surface functionalization of porous...

Prof. Uri Sivan

Physics

Research Interests: Interface between molecular biology and nanotechnology. Electrostatic interactions and Coulomb correlations in solution. The structure of water near surfaces and...

Prof. Alejandro Sosnik

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Polymer and macromolecular chemistry. Biomaterials science. Microwave-assisted polymer synthesis. Drug crystallization and nanocrystals. Hybrid polymer-ceramic nanobiomaterials. Colloidal chemistry (drug and...

Prof. Yoed Tsur

Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Alternative energy sources. Impedance spectroscopy measurements. Analysis of impedance spectroscopy results using evolutionary programming techniques. Synthesis and development of oxide...

Dr. Yuval Yaish

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: NEMS based on CNTs and Graphene. Electrical properties of CNTs and Graphene. Chemical and biological sensing at the single molecule...

Dr. Eilam Yalon

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: Nano-electronics. Semiconductor device physics. Energy-efficient electronics. Power and heat dissipation in devices. Two-dimensional (2D) materials and their application in electronic...

Dr. Omer Yehezkeli

Biotechnology and Food Engineering

Research Interests: Bioelectrochemistry. Alternative Energy. Enzymes based photoelectrochemical and electrochemical devices. Photocatalysis and biocatalysts. Sensing application.

Prof. Gilad Yossifon

Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Electrohydrodynamics and Electrokinetics. Ion transport through permselective media. Non-linear electrokinetics in micro- and nano-fluidics. Induced-charge-electro-kinetics. Electrokinetics based Lab-on-a-chip devices. Micro-heat...