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Prof. Doron Aurbach group has H. Index of 120 (Google scholar), the third in Israel

Doron Aurbach leads the electrochemistry group at BIU (one of the biggest research groups in Israel > 40 people) and INREP - Israel National Research center for Electrochemical Propulsion (25 research groups from 7 Israeli academic institutions). He also serves as a senior editor in the journal of the Electrochemical Society.  His group develops electrochemical power sources for several applications including electro-mobility, large energy storage and unmanned aviation. The performance of the group seems to be the most prolific in Israel during recent years in terms of publications and citations per year. The group published more than 650 papers that were cited more than 58900 times with H. Index of 120 (Google scholar), the third in Israel on this scale.

Date: 2019-22-09


Remembering Former Vice President for Research Prof. Harold Basch

Bar-Ilan University deeply mourns the passing of Prof. Harold Basch, a former Vice President for Research and longtime member of the Department of Chemistry. Since his passing Prof. Basch’s colleagues within and outside the University have written extensively about him and remembered him with great fondness.

Date: 2019-01-06

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Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation Awarded to Prof. Doron Aurbach

Prof. Doron Aurbach, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation.

Date: 2018-10-31

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Israelische Startups: In Zukunft Augentropfen statt Brille

Audiatur Online (Switzerland) published a translation of a Israel 21c article on Nano-Drops, invented by Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, of the Kofkin Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Moshe Lellouche, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), and Dr. David Smadja, a research associate at BINA.

Date: 2018-09-17

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Fim dos óculos? Experimento científico utiliza colírio com nanopartículas para corrigir miopia

Gizmodo Brazil published an article about Nano-Drops invented by Prof. Jean-Paul Lellouche, Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, Vice Dean of the Alexander Kofkin Faculty of Engineering, and Dr. David Smadja, Research Associate at the Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials.

Date: 2018-09-04 

 


These nano eye drops could make glasses and contacts obsolete

The Week Magazine published an article about Nano-Drops invented by Prof. Jean-Paul Moshe Lellouche, of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, Kofkin Faculty of Engineering, and Dr. David Smadja, of the Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials and Shaare Zedek Hospital.

Date: 2018-09-04

 


Scientists learn to repair human bones by studying coral reefs

Nexus Media and Popular Science published articles about new research on corals conducted by Prof. Gil Goobes, of the Department of Chemistry, and team. The research was recently published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.

Date: 2018-09-04 

 

 


Nanodrug tames leishmaniasis and other parasitic diseases

Israel 21c published an article about a nanodrug developed by Vice President for Research Prof. Shulamit Michaeli and Prof. Jean-Paul (Moshe) Lellouche, Chairman of the Department of Chemistry and Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), to treat Leishmaniasis, a disease of which there has recently been an outbreak in Israel. The Jewish Voice republished Israel 21c's article.

Date: 2018-09-04 

 


Nano-Drops May Offer New Alternative to Current Methods of Vision Correction

Ramat Gan, Israel — A revolutionary, cutting-edge technology, developed by researchers at Bar-Ilan University’s, has the potential to provide a new alternative to eyeglasses, contact lenses, and laser correction for refractive errors.

The technology, known as Nano-Drops, was developed by Dr. David Smadja (Ophthalmologist from Shaare Zedek Medical Center), Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, from Bar-Ilan’s Kofkin Faculty of Engineering, and Prof. Jean-Paul Moshe Lellouche, Head of the Department of Chemistry at Bar-Ilan.

Date: 2018-03-08 

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Prof. Doron Aurbach to be Honored by US-Based Electrochemical Society

Prof. Doron Aurbach, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), will receive the 2017 Allen J. Bard Award in Electrochemical Science in recognition of his distinguished contributions to the field. The award will be presented at the 231st ECS Meeting, taking place May 28-June 1, 2017 in New Orleans, LA, where ECS will celebrate its 115th anniversary.

Date: 2017-04-24 

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