Invited Talks


  • From the magnetic-field-driven transitions to the zero-field transition in two-dimensions,XVIIIth Moriond Workshop, January 1999, Les Arcs, France.

  • The metal, the insulator and the transitions in 2D hole systems in GaAs, 11th Trieste Mini-workshop on Strong Correlations, July 1999, ICTP, Trieste, Italy .

  • Electrochemical surface modulation for micro self-assembly applications, Gordon Research Conference on Electrodeposition, August 2002, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, USA.

  • Engineering neural networks using carbon nanotube templates, 11th International Conference on Composites/nano Engineering (ICCE - 11), August 2004, Hilton Head, SC, USA.

  • Carbon nanotube electrodes for engineering and recording of cultured neural networks, Biomaterials and Medical DevicesScience, Technology and Business, November 17, 2005,Tel-Aviv, Israel.

  • Carbon nanotube based neuro-chips for engineering and recording of cultured neural networks, Bio Interfaces Engineering Workshop, 29-30 November 2005, Ispra,Italy.

  • Engineering neural networks with carbon nanotube templates, Israel Chemical Society Annual Meeting,February 27-28, 2006, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • Compact self-wired cultured neural networks,From Solid State to BioPhysics III, June 24 to July 1, 2006,Dubrovnik, Croatia.

  • The Bio-Nano Interface, The Minerva Research Center for Microscale and Nanoscale Particles and Films as Tailored Biomaterial Interfaces, February 8, 2007, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

  • Carbon nanotube based electrodes for neuronal patterning and recording, International Conference on Emerging Mechanical Technology - Macro to Nano (EMTM2N-2007), February 16-19, 2007 BITS, Pilani, India.

  • Carbon nanotube based neurochip,Tel Aviv Symposium in Chemical Physics on Chemistry and Physics of Bio-Nano Systems, June 7, 2007, Tel-Aviv.

  • Interfacing with cultured neural networks using carbon nanotubes,Franco-Israeli Trends in soft matter, biophysics and microfluidics, October 7-10, 2007 Domaine de Francon, Biarritz, France.

  • Engineering neural networks, From Principles to Applications,Complex Networks in Biology and Engineering, Tel Aviv University, October 24-25, 2007.

  • Self-assembly and self-wiring of engineered biological and electrical networks,Monthly Seminar Series of the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute (RBNI) The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, December 19, 2007.

  • Neurons, carbon nanotubes and everything in between,Physics colloquium, Technion, March 27, 2008.

  • Carbon Nanotube Micro-electrodes for Neuronal Interfacing, US AFRL-Israeli Bio/Nanotechnology for Materials Workshop, March 24-25, 2008, San Francisco, CA.

  • Nanotechnology and nano-circuits, Keynote, Motorola Israel,Technology Day Symposium, June 4, 2008.

  • Carbon nanotubes based neurochips,Binational Korean-Israeli "Cells on chips" workshop,September 22-24, 2008, Seoul, Korea.

  • Carbon nanotubes based neurochip,Chinese Israeli nano workshop, October 28-29, 2008, Beijing, China.

  • Nanotubes, neurons and everything inbetween, nano Israel 2009, March 30-31, 2009, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • Carbon nanotubes as a mechanical and electrical neuronal interface,International school on neural electronics hybrids, March 15-20, 2009, Jerusalem,Israel.

  • Carbon nanotube based multi electrode arrays for neuronal interfacing, 1st International Conference on Neuroprosthetic Devices, March 19th and 20th, 2009,National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

  • Gentlemen, we can rebuild him”: Towards neuro-prosthetic nano devices, The HUJI nanocenter annual workshop, June 29-30, 2009 (Keynote).

  • Nanotechnology for retinal implant applications, The annual meeting of the Israel ophthalmological society, July 1, 2009, Tel-Aviv.

  • Carbon nanotube as an interface material for neuronal recording and stimulation applications, Symposium on ”Graphitic Materials”, the Fall ACS National Meeting, 16-20 August 2009,Washington DC.

  • Carbon nanotube based neuro-sensors, Israel vacuum society meeting, October 15 2009, Herzelia,Israel.

  • Brain chips with self-organized neurons, 2nd Korea-Israel Workshop on ”Cells and Molecules, Chips and sensors: innovative platforms for interfacing biology”, October 26, 2009, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • Carbon nanotube integration into micro-fabricated devices, nanoRF Workshop, November 27 2009,EPFL, Lausanne.

  • Carbon nanotubes as a biomaterial, 14th Israel Materials Engineering Conference (IMEC-14), Tel-Aviv University, December 13-14, 2009, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

  • Self-assembled Carbon nanotube Structures and Devices, International Winter school on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials: Molecular Nanostructures, March 6-13, 2010, Kirchberg/Tirol, Austria.

  • The Regulative Role of Neurite Mechanical Tension in Developing Neural Networks, From Solid State to BioPhysics V: From Physics to Life Sciences, June 12 - 19, 2010, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

  • Carbon nanotube self-assembly and Devices, the International Workshop LASERION 2010 on Microfabrication,nanostructured materials and biotechnology, July 7-10, 2011, Schloss Ringberg, Germany.

  • What can 20 neurons do? Science Foo Camp, July 30-August 1, Googleplex, Mountain View, CA.

  • Innate oscillations and signal propagation in engineered neuronal circuits, Frontiers in Neuroengineering,September 5-9, 2010, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland.

  • Breaking the Wall of Blindness; How Neuro Engineering can Relink Brain and Body, Falling Walls Conference, November 7-8, 2010, Berlin.

  • Carbon nanotube based devices for neuronal interfacing applications, US AFRL-Israeli Bio/Nanotechnology for Materials Workshop, 2010, 2-3 December, Boston, MA.

  • Oscillations and signal propagation in engineered neuronal circuits, 6th FISEB/ILANIT, February 7 10, 2011, Eilat, Israel.

  • Carbon nanotube based devices for neuronal interfacing applications, Bio North seminar on Neuro- technology, March 31, 2011, Neeman Institute, Haifa, Israel

  • How many neurons does it take to change a lightbulb?, Colloquium Celebrating the Foundation of the Peter Grunberg Institute, April 7 - 8, 2011, Julich, Germany.

  • Optical validation of MEA recordings, The 2nd Israeli MEA User Meeting, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, May 31, 2011.

  • Carbon Nanotube Based Devices for Neuronal Interfacing Applications, First French-Israeli Meeting on Nanotechnology dedicated to Life Science, Tel-Aviv, November 20- 21, 2011.

  • All Carbon nanotube electrodes for neural applications, Israel-China meeting on Nanotechnology, March 28-29, 2012. 

  • All-Carbon-Nanotube Flexible Electrodes for Retinal Recording and Stimulation, E-MRS 2012

    FALL MEETING, Warsaw University of Technology, September 17-21, 2012.

  • Neuronal stimulation Lessons from Ca imaging studies, 4th ICNPD congress, 19th-20th November 2012, University of Freiburg, Germany.

  • Carbon nanotubes in neuro applications, The India-Israel meeting on materials and nanoscience, Bangalore, India, January 30 - February 5, 2013.

  • All-Carbon-Nanotube Flexible Electrodes for Retinal Recording and Stimulation, Symposium on

    Nanostructured Materials, Rzeszow, Poland, May 21-22, 2013.

  • All-Carbon-Nanotube Flexible Electrodes for Retinal Recording and Stimulation, IEEE SENSORS 2013, Baltimore, Maryland USA, 3-6 November 2013.

  • All Carbon nanotube flexible electrodes for retinal recording and stimulation, Nanobionics Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 14th-15th November 2013.

  • Nanotechnology in the Service of Neuro-Engineering, 3rd International Conference on Medical Bionics Engineering Solutions for Neural Disorders, Phillip Island, Australia, 17-20 November 2013.

  • Engineered neural networks: ordered enough to know better, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden, A workshop in honor of Torsten Wiesel, December 2, 2013.

  • Delivering visual information to blind retinas, Physics colloquium, Tel Aviv University, December 29, 2013.

  • Artificial Solar Retina, Solve for X, CordeValle in San Martin, California, February 5-7, 2014.

  • Monitoring neuron astrocyte interactions in networks, 5th France Israel Binational Neuroscience conference, Sde Boker, Israel, 10-14 February, 2014.

  • All carbon nanotube electrodes for neuronal interfacing, Israel-Greece meeting on Nanotechnology, Bionanotechnology , Weizmann Institute of Science, October 19-23, 2014.

  • Engineered neuronal circuits: Experimental bottom-up neuroscience, Italy-Israel conference on Complex Systems, Tel Aviv University, December 1-2, 2014.

  • Nano Materials for Retinal Recording and Stimulation, A joint workshop of the EC ITNs SYMONE and MOLESCO, Hotel Bellevue, Engelberg, Switzerland, February 8-11, 2015.

  • Nano Materials for Retinal Recording and Stimulation, International meeting on Bioelectronics BioEl, Kirchberg in Tirol, Austria, March 12-19, 2016.

  • Joint workshop of the Israeli and German young academies, Berlin, June 2016.

  • IDEAS Los Angeles, June 2016.

  • France-Israel Neuroscience, Neurology and Psychiatry Society FINNePS, Marseille, France, July 10-15 2016.

  • Modularity Induced Gating and Delays in Neuronal Networks, From Synapses and Circuits to Brain-Inspired Technologies, a joint workshop of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Jerusalem, November 28-30, 2016.

  • Do you see the point? From sight restoration to psychological evaluation using nanotechnology, ERC 10th anniversary, Brussels, March 21, 2017.

  • Nano Interfaces for brain machine technologies, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Interfaces (NaNaInt) international conference, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), Jerusalem, on April 2-5, 2017.

  • Wearable Technology for Long-Term High Fidelity Electrophysiology,Bioelectronics Symposium (ABS), Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA, September 17-20, 2017.

Contact Details

Admin: Ms. Sara Ben Arie (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Mail address: Prof. Yael Hanein (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv, 69978, Israel. 

Office address: (1) EE Building (Map), Office 232 and (2) Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Map), Office 003.

Labs: (1) EE building, Room: 207, 972-3-6407937, and (2) Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Rooms: 05, 06, 07, 08, 20, 972-3-6405707, 5709, 8379.

Yael Hanein, Ph.D. School of Electrical Engineering; Physical Electronics, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel. Phone: +972-3-6407698 Fax: +972-3-6423508