Professional Activities

    Positions in Academic Administration

  • 2013 – present: Head, PhD Committee, Nantechnology PhD track, Ilse Katz Institute for Nanotechnology
  • 2012 – present: Head, Students Appeal Tribunal, Ben Gurion University
  • 2012: Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, 77th ICS Meeting, Tel-Aviv
  • 2011 - 2012: Member, Promotion Committee, Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • 2010 – present: Member, University Senate
  • 2008 – 2010: Member, Steering Committee, Ilse Katz Institute of Nanotechnology, Ben-Gurion University
  • 2007: Member, President’s Committee for development of an Academic Leadership Program
  • 2005 – 2007: Member, University Senate
  • 2005 - 2006: Director, BGU/Teva Ltd. analytical chemists training program
  • 2006: Chairman, 71th Meeting of the Israel Chemical Society
  • 2004 – 2006: Council Member, VLSI Center, Ben-Gurion University
  • 2003: Fund-raising Coordinator, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben Gurion University
  • 2002 – present: Academic Director, Biophysics Laboratory, Ilse Katz Institute of Nanotechnology
  • 2002 – present: Coordinator, Biophysical Chemistry Track, Department of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University
  • 2002 – 2005: Coordinator, Construction of Nanotechnology Building. Ilse Katz Institute of Nanotechnology, Ben-Gurion University
  • 2000: Founding Member, Ilse Katz Center for Nano- and Mesoscience and Technology (renamed the Ilse Katz Institute of Nanotechnology), Ben-Gurion University
  • 1999 – present: Head, Admission Committee, Chemistry Department, Ben-Gurion University
  • 1999 – present: Organizer, Chemistry Department Open Day
  • 1999: Founding Member, Staedler Minerva Center for Mesoscopic Macromolecular Engineering, Ben-Gurion University
  • 1999: Member, Organizing Committee, Israel Chemical Society Annual Meeting
  • Professional Functions Outside of the University

  • 2013: Symposium Organizer “Multifunctional polymer-based materials”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco
  • 2012: Member, Scientific Committee, Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials Conference, Nice, France
  • 2006 – 2008: Israel Chemical Society Representative, Working Party on Chemistry in Microsystems, EuChemMS
  • 2006 – 2008: Member of the Executive Committee, Israel Chemical Society
  • 2002: Guest Lecturer, General Chemistry, Beersheva Academic College for Engineering
  • Professional Consulting

  • 2012 – present: Scientific Advisory Board, Cirle Inc., Miami, FL
  • 2010: Ateris Technologies LLC, Bozeman, MT
  • 2009 - 2010: Procter & Gamble Home Products Ltd., Bangalore, India
  • 2006 – 2009: Biosome Inc., Wilmington, DE
  • 2003: D-Pharm Ltd., Rehovot, Israel
  • Membership in Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals

  • 2011 – present: Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220)
  • 2011 – present: Nanotechnology Reviews
  • 2010 – present: Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374)
  • Reviewer

  • 2012 – present: Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
  • 2010 - 2011: Excellence Initiative (2010), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), German Research Foundation – Member of Review Committee (Chemistry)