Researchers

The following TAU faculty members are actively involved in NST research. The list includes core members and "second circle" faculty members sorted according to their affiliation. It includes their NST-related activity and a link to the relevant scientific profile of each researchers.

 

Physics

 

 

Chemistry

 

  • Dr. Roey Amir: Design and fabrication of nano scale building blocks and their assembly into functional materials
  • Prof. Ori Cheshnovsky: Nanoscale optics in STM junctions, electronic properties of clusters
  • Dr. Guy Cohen: Computational and theoretical methods for non-equilibrium transport and dynamics in strongly correlated quantum nanosystems
  • Prof. Yoram Cohen : NMR Diffusion Measurements in Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Prof. Haim Diamant: Theory of complex fluids
  • Dr. Yuval Ebenstein: Nano-Bio-Photonics
  • Dr. Sharly Fleischer: Ultrafast molecular dynamics and coherent control using ultrashort optical and Terahertz fields
  • Dr. Amir Goldbourt: Magic angle spinning (MAS) solid-state NMR of filamentous bacteriophage viruses; Development and theory of MAS NMR for the study of diamagnetic metal-ion-containing compounds – applications to enzymes and materials; Structure and dynamics of macromolecular assemblies by NMR
  • Prof. Diana Golodnitsky: Nano Materials and Thin Films for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion
  • Dr. Michael Gozin (together with Prof. Alexander Kotlyar): Preparation, characterization and biomedical applications of fullerene/nanotube protein complexes; novel fullerene-derived amino acids and peptides
  • Dr. Oded Hod: Computational Nano-Materials Science: towards electronic, spintronic, and electro-mechanical devices at the nanoscale
  • Prof. Joseph Klafter: Single molecule dynamics, nanomotors and nanofriction (theory)
  • Prof. Gil Markovich: Synthesis and physical studies of colloidal nanoparticles and their assemblies
  • Prof. Abraham Nitzan: Electronic processes at molecular interfaces (theory)
  • Prof. Fernando Patolsky: The synthesis and characterization of new nanoscale materials for the development of nanoelectronic, electro-optic and electro-magneto-optical devices and their applications in biology, chemistry and technology
  • Prof. Emanuel Peled: Nano materials and thin films for electrochemical energy storage and conversion
  • Prof. Moshe Portnoy: Design and investigation of nanoscale composite materials for catalysis and biomedical applications
  • Prof. Eran Rabani: Theory of nano-materials (theory)
  • Prof. Shachar Richter: Molecular electronics of self assembly layers
  • Dr. Yael Roichman: Optical assembly of new materials and devices
  • Dr. Tal Schwartz: Optical properties of organic molecules coupled to optical devices
  • Dr. Yoram Selzer: The physics and chemistry of singles molecule junctions
  • Prof. Doron Shabat: Self-Immolative Molecular Systems for: Drug delivery, Diagnostic assays, Signal amplification, NIR imaging
  • Prof. Michael Urbakh: Nanotribology (theory)

 

Engineering

 

 

Life Sciences

 

  • Prof. Ari Barzilai: The molecular mechanism of optic nerve degeneration and regeneration
  • Prof. Itai Benhar: Targeted drug-carrying phage nanoparicles
  • Prof. Tal Dvir: Nanotechnologies for engineering 3D complex tissues
  • Prof. Chanoch Carmeli: Application of the photosynthetic reaction center proteins, PS I in the fabrication of a novel nano-bio-photovoltaic devices
  • Dr. Johann Elbaz: Genetically Engineering Living Cells Using Synthetic Biology Tools for the Production of Artificial Nanomaterials
  • Dr. Avigdor Eldar: Sub-micron light-guided protein localization and super-resolution microscopy for studying division and signaling in bacteria
  • Prof. Amihay Freeman: Biotemplating of stabilized protein crystals; directed metallization of biologically active proteins and cells
  • Prof. Ehud Gazit: Self-assembly of short aromatic peptides: from amyloid disease to nanotechnology
  • Prof. Jonathan M. Gershoni: Nano-optical sensing of protein: Protein interactions
  • Dr. Joel Hirsch: Structural Biology of Cellular Signaling 
  • Prof. Alexander Kotlyar: DNA-based organic nano wires
  • Prof. Rimona Margalit: Drug delivery by nano-particles based on biomaterials: biophysical properties, cell-particle interactions and therapeutic responses
  • Dr. Iftach Nachman: Microfluidic approaches to study cell developmental decisions
  • Prof. Dan Peer: Selective targeting and reprogramming of leukocytes using fully degradable nanomedicines
  • Prof. Judith Rishpon: Application of nano technologies in electrochemical biosensors
  • Prof. Uri Ashery: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic transmission
  • Dr. David Sprinzak: Probing intercellular signaling at the nano scale level 
  • Prof. Micha Ilan: Marine invertebrates biomineralization and skeletal properties
  • Prof. Adit Ben-Baruch: Research of Inflammatory and Immune Modules in Malignancy
  • Dr. Vered Padler-Karavani: Glycans in immune recognition and response
  • Prof. Daniel Segal:Determinants of protein misfolding and self-assembly in amyloid diseases, and development of novel inhibitors as candidate therapeutics.

 

Mathematics

 

  • Prof. Zeev Schuss: Ionic permeation in protein channels of biological membranes and applications to models of neurons and cardiac myocytes

 

Medicine

 

 

Environmental Studies

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