Curriculum Vitae

Rehovot, January 2017


A.Personal Details
Name: Ernesto Joselevich
Academic degree: PhD.
Date and place of birth: March 3, 1968, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of immigration: July 29, 1986.
Citizenship: Argentina, Spain, Israel permanent residence
Marital status: Married, 4 children (ages 14, 11, 8, 8).
Addresses and contact information:
Laboratory: Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science,
Rehovot 76100, Israel
Residential: Bustanai 10/14, Rehovot 76289, Israel.
Tel. (office) +972-8-9342350; (mobile) +972-54-5247173; (Fax) +972-8-9344138 (Department)
Home page: http://www.weizmann.ac.il/materials/ernesto
E-mail : ernesto.joselevich@weizmann.ac.il

B.Education
1998 - 2000 Postdoctoral associate at Harvard University with Prof. Charles M. Lieber, working on nanostructured materials (including carbon nanotubes), chemical force microscopy and biophysical chemistry
1997Postdoctoral period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with Prof. Itamar Willner, setting up scanning probe microscopy facilities (AFM, STM, NSOM and Electrochemistry)
1997Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1990 - 1996Graduate studies in Chemistry under the supervision of Prof. Itamar Willner. Title of thesis: "Control of Photochemical Processes by means of Organized Systems and Microheterogeneous Environments"
1989B.Sc. degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude (average grade: 95), from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1986 - 1989B.Sc. studies in Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1985 - 1986First year of B.Sc. studies in Chemistry at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
1981 - 1985High School, mathematics and physics section.

C.Employment History
2016Full Professor at the Weizmann Institute, Department of Materials and Interfaces (from October 2016).
2008 - 2016Associate Professor at the Weizmann Institute, Department of Materials and Interfaces (from November 2008).
2001 - 2008Senior scientist at the Weizmann Institute, Department of Materials and Interfaces (from April 2001).

D.Academic Administration
2014 - Director of the Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Nanoscale Science
2013 - 2016Member of the Weizmann Faculty Candidates Review Committee ("Vaadat 9")
2012 - 2014Coordinator of the Faculty of Chemistry Colloquium, Weizmann Institute
2010 - 2011Weizmann representative on the Executive Board of the Israel Chemical Society
2010 - 2011Services Committee, Weizmann Institute
2005 - 2006Equipment Review Committee for the Faculty of Chemistry, Weizmann Institute
2001 - 2006Coordinator of Materials Research Seminars, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute
2003 - 2004Delegate of the Chemistry senior scientists at the Scientific Council, Weizmann Institute
2003Coordinator of the Ulpana Amos De-Shalit for 1st and 2nd year Chemistry students
2001-2006Coordinator of Materials Research Seminars, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute

E.Other Appointments
Courses taught at Weizmann
Courses taught at the Weizmann Institute:
2009 - 2015Nanomaterials
2003 - 2006Physical Chemistry 1B (Kinetics)
2002Masters Seminar Course
Courses taught before present appointment (Hebrew University of Jerusalem):
2014-2015US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Review Committee.
2012-2013Pazy (Israel Atomic Energy Commission) Review Committee.
2009-2014Member of the Executive Board of the Israel Chemical Society.
2008-2009Ministry of science and technology (MOST) review committee.
2004-2016Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Review Committee (several years)
Consulting activities
2012-2014Consultant for Israeli defense industries.

F.International Recognition

Prizes and Awards
2014European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (for 5 years)
2007Israel Chemical Society Excellent Young Scientist Prize
2006Weizmann Scientific Council Award "for his discovery of the phenomenon of carbon nanotubes growth with a specific direction and the understanding of the growth mechanism"
2001Bergman memorial award from the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation
2001Alon Fellowship for young scientist in Israel (for 3 years)
1997Academic training fellowship from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for a postdoctoral stay at Harvard
1995Haas Family Award for outstanding achievements in Ph.D. research
1991Wolf Foundation Award for outstanding achievements in M.Sc. research
1989Rector's Award for outstanding achievements in B.Sc. studies
1989Dean's List of Excellence (3rd year B.Sc.)
1988Dean's List of Excellence (2rd year B.Sc.)
1987Mention of Honor in the Knesset (The Israeli Parliament) for new immigrant's achievements in the first year of B.Sc. studies. Ceremony held at the Knesset

International Organizing Committees
2015International Materials Research Conference (IMRC)2015, jointly organized by the American Materials Research Society (MRS) and the Socied Mexicana de Materiales (SMM), Cancun (Mexico), August 16-20: Conference Chair; appointed by the President of the MRS.

International Review Boards
2015AMBER Research Centre progress review, Science Foundation Ireland, Trinity College. Dublin (Ireland), November 15-17.
Invited talks at international meetings:
2017V Congress of the Future , Santiago (Chile), January 09-15. Title: “New Challenges in Nanotechnology”.
2016CIMTEC 2016 - 7th Forum on New Materials, Perugia (Italy), June 5-9. Title: "Guided growth of nanowires".
2015Quimicuba 2015- jointly organized by the Scientific Committee of the forthcoming IX International Congress on Chemical Sciences, Technology and Innovation and the organizers of a symposium on “Nano and Supramolecular Chemistry”, Havana (Cuba), October 13-16. Title: "Shaping Nanotubes and Nanowires with Surfaces".(Keynote Lecture)
2015"Flatlands beyond graphene" conference, , Bar Ilan University (Israel), July 7-9. Title: "Nanotube Torsion Beyond Carbon".
2015Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco (U.S.A.), April 6-10. Title: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A General Approach to Structural Control and Large-Scale Integration".
2014Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston (U.S.A.), November 30 – December 5. Title: "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
20142nd ERC Grantees Conference "Frontiers in Chemistry – The Basis for Advanced Materials", Berlin, Germany, August 28-29: "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014International Materials Research Conference (IMRC) 2014, Cancun (Mexico), August 12-17: "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014ICN+T 2014, Vail, Colorado (U.S.A.), July 20-25: "Guided Nanowires: Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Nano2014, Moscow (Russia), July 13-18: "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014COMPO2014 Nanocomposites and Biocomposites, Weizmann Institute, (Israel), April 28-May 1: "How do different nanotubes twist?".
2014American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Denver (U.S.A.), March 2014: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A New Path to Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2013Nanowires-2013, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot (Israel), November 12-15: "Self-integration of nanowires into circuits via guided growth ".
2013International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS), Qingdao (China), September 22-28: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A New Path to Self-Integrated Nanosystems ".
2012Nano2012 – 11th Conference on Nanostructured Materials, Rhodes, (Greece), August 26-31: " Guided Growth of Millimeter-Long Horizontal Nanowires with Controlled Orientations ".
2012XXXV Encontro Nacional de Física da Matéria Condensada , (annual meeting of the Brazilian Physical Society), Águas de Lindóia (Brazil), 14-18 May: "Shaping nanotubes and nanowires with surfaces".
2011Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal, (Canada), May 1-6: "Shaping nanotubes and nanowires with surfaces".
2010Pacifichem, Honolulu, Hawaii (USA), December 15-20: " Shaping carbon nanotubes with surfaces".
2010NanoIsrael, Tel Aviv, (Israel), November 8-9: "How do different nanotubes twist?".
2010New Diamond and Nano Carbons 4th Intrnational Conference, Suzhou, China, May 16-20: "Complex carbon nanotube patterns directed by crystal surfaces".
2010Transition Metal Chalcogenide and Halide Nanostuctures (TMCN10), Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, April 25-27: "Torsional Stick-Slip Behavior in WS2 Nanotubes".
2009American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC (USA), August 16-21: "Self-Organization of Complex Nanotube Patterns Directed by Crystal Surfaces".
2009Guadalupe Workshop – Nucleation and Growth mechanisms of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Boerne, Texas (USA), April 16-21: "Self-Organized Growth of Complex Nanotube Patterns on Crystal Surfaces".
2007Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston (U.S.A.), November 26-30: “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes”.
2006Nanotube ‘06, Nagano (Japan), June 18-23: “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization” (plenary talk).
2006Frontiers Winterschool – Understanding Processes at the Molecular Level, Lenzewrheide (Switzerland), March 18-23: “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization”.
2005NanoteC05 – Nanotechnology in Carbon and Related Materials, University of Sussex, Brighton (U.K.), August 31 – September 3: “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization”.
2005International Conference on the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State, UCLA, Los Angeles (U.S.A), July 24-29: “Nanotube Formation along Atomic Steps”.
200212th International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry, Eilat (Israel), October 6-11: “Carbon Nanotubes as Building Blocks in Molecular Electronics”.
20016th International Symposium on Polymers for Advanced Technologies, Eilat (Israel), September 2-6: “Vectorial Growth of Carbon Nanotubes for Molecular Electronics”.
Contributed talks at international meetings:
2015International Materials Research Conference (IMRC) 2015, Cancun (Mexico), August 16-20: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A General Approach to Structural Control and Large-Scale Integration".
2012Materials Research Society Meeting, Boston (USA), November 25-30: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires".
2009Trends in Nanotechnology, Barcelona (Spain), September 6-11: " Self-Organization of Complex Nanotube Patterns Directed by Crystals Surfaces".
2007American Physical Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, (U.S.A.), March 2007: “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes”.
2006Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco (U.S.A.), April 16-21: “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization” (talk selected “of special note”).
2005American Physical Society Meeting, Los Angeles, (U.S.A.), March 2005: “Atomic Step-Templated Formation of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Patterns”.
2004Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston: “Atomic Step-Templated Formation of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Patterns”.
2000Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston (U.S.A.), November 27- December 1: “Vectorial Growth of Carbon Nanotubes”.
Poster presentations at international meetings:
2007Nanotube ‘07, Ouro Preto, (Brazil), March 2007: “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes” (1st poster), “Nanotube Epitaxy” (2nd poster).
2007International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials, Kirchberg in Tirol, (Austria), March 2007: “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes” (1st poster), “Nanotube Epitaxy” (2nd poster).
2007American Physical Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, (U.S.A.), March 2007: “Nanotube Epitaxy”.
2005Nanotube ‘05, Gothenburg (Sweden), June 26 – July 1: “Atomic Step-Templated Formation of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Patterns”.
Invited talks at binational meetings:
2014Israel - Greece Joint Meeting on Nanotechnology and BioNanoscience, Weizmann Institute (Israel), October 19-21. "Guided nanowires: New building blocks for self-integrated nanosystems".
2013Indo-Israel meeting on Materials Science and Nanoscience, Kottayam and Bangalore (India), January 29-February 5: "How do different nanotubes twist" and "Guided Growth of Nanowires".
2012Israel-China meeting on Nanotechnology (satellite of NanoIsrael2012), Tel Aviv- Rehovot (Israel), March 28-29: "Guided Growth of Nanowires".
2008China-Israel Joint Symposium on Nanobiomaterials and Structures, Beijing (China), October 27-30: "Self-Organization of Complex Nanotube Patterns on Crystals Surfaces".
2007Dutch-Israel Symposium – Molecular Materials, November 18-20, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel): “From Molecular Epitaxy to Nanotube Epitaxy”.
2006India-Israel Symposium - From Molecules to Composites: Interdisciplinary approaches to Materials Research, May 4-8, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre, Bangalore (India): “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization”.
2006France-Israel Symposium on Diamond, Carbon Nano-structures and Related Materials, March 6-7, Ein Bokek (Israel): “Epitaxial Approaches to Carbon Nanotube Organization”.
2005Nanotubes and Nanowires - Germany-Israel Foundation Meeting, June 20-23, Dresden (Germany): “Atomic Step-Templated Formation of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Patterns”.
2002Nanochemistry 2002 - Germany-Israel Workshop on the Fabrication, Characterization and Properties of Nanomaterials, November 17-18, Rimonim-Neptune Hotel, Eilat (Israel): “Carbon nanotubes as building blocks for molecular electronics” (Member of organizing committee).
2001Japan-Israel Binational Workshop on Diamond Science & Technology, December 6-7, Kochi University of Technology, Tosayamada-cho, Kochi (Japan): “Carbon nanotubes as building blocks for molecular electronics”.
2001Switzerland-Israel Meeting, UCSB-WIS-ETHZ-EPFL Workshop on Advanced Materials, September 9-13, Crêt-Berard, Puidoux, Lausanne (Switzerland): “Vectorial growth of carbon nanotubes for molecular electronics”.
2000Netherlands-Israel Meeting, Molecular Avenues in Material and Surface Science, October 23-25, University of Twente (The Netherlands):“Vectorial growth of carbon nanotubes for molecular electronics circuitry and computing”.
Invited Seminars abroad:
2016Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotechnologia (ICN2), Bellaterra, CAT (Spain), July 11: "Twisting and Winding Nanotubes".
2016Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires (Argentina), March 7: "Nanohilos Guiados: Nuevas Piezas de Construcción para el Autoensablaje de Nanosistemas".
2015UNAM, National Nanotechnology Research Center Colloquium, Bilkent University, Turkey, March 13: "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Materials Science and Engineering Seminar, UCLA (U.S.A.), June 20 : "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Applied Physics Seminar, Caltech (U.S.A.), June 19 : "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Molecular Foundary, UC Berkeley (U.S.A.), June 13 : "Guided Nanowires: New Building Blocks for Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014NU-MRSEC Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (U.S.A.), March 10 : "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A New Path to Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques y Optiques (ICFO), Castelldefels, Barcelona (Spain), January 30: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A New Path to Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2014Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB), Bellaterra, Barcelona (Spain), January 27: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires: A New Path to Self-Integrated Nanosystems".
2013Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio (U.S.A.), November 19: "How do different nanotubes twist?…and how they could be used to make a nanogyroscope".
2013Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (India), February 8: "Guided Growth of Nanowires".
2013Indian Institute of Science, Inaugural Ceremony of IEEE Nanotechnology Council and Sensors Council Joint Student Chapter, Bangalore (India), February 6: "How do different nanotubes twist?".
2012Columbia University, New York City (U.S.A.), December 5: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanotubes and Nanowires".
2012IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York City (U.S.A.), December 4: "Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanotubes and Nanowires".
2012Universidad de Buenos Aires, Chemistry Seminar, Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 28: "Domando Nanotubos y Nanohilos: Alinear, Cruzar, Ondear, Enrollar y Retorcer".
2012Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Physics Seminar, Belo Horizonte (Brazil), May 22: "Nanotubes and Nanowires: Aligning, Crossing, Waving, Winding & Twisting".
2012Harvard University, Chemistry Seminar (Pfizer Hall), Cambridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A.), March 2: "Taming Carbon Nanotubes: Aligning, Crossing, Waving & Twisting".

G.Scientific Productivity
Competitive national and international grants
2015 - 2017Torsion of carbon and inorganic nanotubes: From fundamental studies to a “nanotube gyro” United States Air Force (AFOSR) and Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Total amount: $150,000
2014 - 2018Guided Nanowires: From Growth Mechanism to Self-Integrating Nanosystems European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant
Total amount: $2,744,000
2012- 2016Inorganic nanotubes (INT): from nanomechanics to improved nanocomposites Focal Technology Area – Israel National Nanotechnology Initiative, in collaboration with another 7 research groups in Israel
Total amount: $422,000
2010 - 2014Surface-Directed Nanotubes and Nanowires
Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
Total amount: $272,000
2012 – 2014Horizontal epitaxial and graphoeptiaxial nanowires: Synthesis, characterization and devicesMinerva Stiftung for Germany-Israel Cooperation
Total amount: $200,000
2010 - 2013Boron Nitride Nanotubes for Nanoelectromechanical Systems and Nanocomposites Research and Development Directorate of the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MAFAT), in collaboration with Dr. Oded Hod (Tel Aviv University)
Total amount: $159,000
2008 - 2014Processes for the Production of Nanogyroscopes Research and Development Directorate of the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MAFAT)
Total amount: $396,000
2008 - 2010Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes
Minerva Stiftung for Germany-Israel Cooperation
Total amount: $200,000
2005 - 2009Surface-Directed Self-Assembled Nanosystems
Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
Total amount: $243,000
2005 - 2009Carbon Nanotube Epitaxy: Microscopic, Spectroscopic and Crystallographic Studies US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), in collaboration with M.I.T.
Total amount: $140,000
2001 - 2005Design, Elaboration and Characterization of Novel Nanometer-Scale Materials and Tools: Chemistry of One-Dimensional Nanostructures and Chemical Force Microscopy
Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Personal grant: $240,000
Equipment: $360,000
Total amount: $600,000
2001 - 2004Stereochemistry of Carbon Nanotubes: Microscopic and Spectroscopic Studies US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), in collaboration with Harvard and M.I.T.
Total amount: $125,000
2001 - 2004Alon Fellowship for young scientists in Israel Personal grant: $30,000
PI salary: $234,000
Total amount: $264,000
GRAND TOTAL COMPETITIVE GRANTS $5,915,000

Students, postdoctoral fellows and formation of young Faculty
Former students:
  1. Ariel Ismach: MSc (2003): “Decoration of atomic steps by single-wall carbon nanotubes”. Thesis qualification: 95. PhD (2004-2008): “Carbon Nanotube Orientational Epitaxy: Concept, Characterization and Nanoscale Devices”. Student poster award at the Israel Vacuum Society Meeting (2004). Outstanding PhD student prize from the Israel Chemical Society (2008). Postdocs at UC Berkeley and UT Austin (currently). Accepted Faculty position at Tel Aviv University (starting October 2014).
  2. Lior Segev: MSc (2003): “Torsional carbon nanotube nanoelectromechanical systems”. Thesis qualification: 95. Current position: Staff Scientist at Weizmann.
  3. Amir Lichtenstein: Postdoctoral fellow (2003). Current position: Staff scientist at Tel Aviv University.
  4. Onit Srur-Lavi: MSc (2004): “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes”. Thesis qualification: 95. Current position: Electrochemistry Group Leader at Tadiran Batteries Ltd.
  5. Tzahi Cohen-Karni: MSc (2006): “Torsional Electromechanics of Carbon Nanotubes”. Thesis qualification: 97. Awarded Feinberg Graduate School Dean’s Prize. PhD at Harvard University, with Prof. Charles M. Lieber. Postdoc at MIT, with Robert Langer. Current position: y: Faculty position at Carnegie Mellon University.
  6. Ilya Shlar: MSc (2005): Thesis title: Biotemplated Array of One-Dimensional Nanostructures. Thesis qualification: 87. Current position:: Industrial employment.
  7. David Kantorovich: MSc (2006): “Elaboration and Electrical Characterization of Epitaxial Carbon Nanotubes”. Thesis qualification: 91. Current position:: Intel Corp., Kiryat Gat.
  8. Rachel Gabai: PhD (2007-2011): “Patterning and Mapping Molecules and One-Dimensional Nanostructures at Surfaces via Hierarchical Self-Assembly and Entropic Control”. Current position: Start-up Biotech company.
  9. Noam Geblinger: MSc (2007): “Self-Organized Nanotube Serpentines”. Thesis qualification: 94. Student poster award at the 2007 Israel Chemical Society Meeting. Student poster award at the 2007 Israel Vaccum Society Meeting. Current position:: Israel Aerospace Industry.
  10. Tohar S. Yarden: MSc (2009): “Drawing with Nanotubes: Creating Nanowires with Complex Geometries by Electrodeposition on Self-Organized Carbon Nanotubes”. Thesis qualification: 92. Current position: PhD in Brain Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  11. Nitzan Shadmi: MSc (2009): “Self-Organization of Curved Nanotube Structures on Surfaces: Formation Mechanism and Inductive Properties”. Thesis qualification: 95.
  12. K.S. Nagapriya: Postdoc (2007-2010): “Torsional electromechanics of carbon and inorganic nanotubes”. Current position: General Electric, Bangalore, India.
  13. Xun Wendy Gu: Fullbright fellow from UC Berkeley (2011). Current position: postdoc at Berkeley.
  14. Tal Bronstein: MSc (2011): “Guided Growth of Nanowires: Mechanism and Surface Perturbation Effects”. Thesis qualification: 88 Current position: Tower Semiconductor, Israel.
  15. Shulamit Marks: MSc (2012): Guided Growth of Mg-Doped GaN Nanowires: Synthesis and Electrical Cherecterization”. Thesis qualification: 86 Current position: maternity leave.
  16. Lior Goren-Ruck: MSc (2012-2014): Guided Growth of GaN Nanowires on Quartz and Their Transfer to Other Substrates. Thesis qualification: 94 Current position: Leadspace, Inc
  17. Jonathan Garel: PhD (2014): “Torsional Behavior and Nanoelectromechanical Systems of Carbon and Inorganic Nanotubes”. Current position: El-Mul Technologies, Ltd.
  18. Mark Schvartzman: Postdoc (2012-2014). “Self-Integration of Nanowires Into Circuits by Guided Growth” Current position: a Senior Lecturer – Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
  19. Assaf Yaakobovitz: Postdoc (2012-2014). “Dynamic studies of nanotube torsion”. Current position: a Researcher at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
  20. David Tsivion: PhD (2009-2014). “Guided Growth of Horizontal Nanowires”. Current position: Own start-up company.
  21. Gilad Reut: MSc. (2012-2014). “Guided Growth of Horizontal p-Type ZnTe Nanowires”. Thesis qualification: 93. Current position: an Application Engineer at Applied Materials.
  22. Ella Sanders: MSc. (2012-2015). “Controlling the Electrical Properties of Guided GaN Nanowires”. Thesis qualification: 91. Current position: PhD in my group.
  23. Nitzan Shadmi: PhD (2015): “Carbon Nanotube Solenoids: Synthesis, Characterization, and Inductive Properties”
  24. Roi Levi: “Electrical, Electro-mechanical and Electro-optical properties of Inorganic Nanotubes” (Joint student with Prof. Reshef Tenne).”
  25. Yiftach Divon: “A comparative study of the torsional oscillatory behavior of various nanotubes and nanowires.”
  26. Erga Shalev: “Guided growth of CdSe nanowires” Current position: Process Investigator at Landa digital printing.”
    - Rotation students (excluding those who stayed for MSc): Elad Dinar, Reuven Levitt, Yuri Tulchinsky, Andrey Shalit, Hamutal Arbel, Jonathan Berson, Gilad Gotesman, Atalia Birman, Roy Har-Tsvi, Roi Levi, Dvir Gur, Amir Tal, Fabian Schvartzman, Nir Eliyahu, Yotam Asher, Yael Tsarfati, Hanna Aharon, Elad Matatia, Yaara Bondi, Neta Elool, Nir Funt.
    - Summer students: Dikla Raz (Postdoc University of Pennsylvania), Toni Fröhlich (Germany), Ruben Waldman (Undergraduate Researcher at A.T. Charlie Johnson Research Group at the University of Pennsylvania).
    - Volunteers: Maximin Salles (Ingenieur brevets at PSA, France), Siriwat Chhem (Canada).
Present students (total 12):
Research Associate:

Iftach Nevo: “Guided nanowires: from growth mechanism to self-integrating nanosystems (ERC project).

Postdocs:

Xu Jinyou: “Guided nanowires of graded composition for optoelectronics”.
Roi Levi: “Electrical, Electro-mechanical and Electro-optical properties of Inorganic Nanotubes” (Joint student with Prof. Reshef Tenne).

PhD students:

Regev Ben-Zvi: “Optical and optoelectronic properties of guided nanowires”.
Eitan Oksenberg: “Guided nanowires of optoelectronic materials: synthesis, characterization and devices”
Ella Sanders: “Novel nanowire architectures via guided growth”.
Amnon Rothman: “Mechanistic Studies on the Guided Growth of Nanowires”

MSc students:

Hadassah Dukes: “Guided growth of nanowires by artificial epitaxy”
Dekel Nakar: “Self-coiled carbon nanotube solenoids”
Dalit Stolovas: “Optical and electronic properties of misfit compound nanotubes” (Joint student with Prof. Reshef Tenne).
Dror Cohen: “Guided growth of PbSe nanowires”
Dan Yudilevich: Dynamic electromechanical characterization of nanotubes and nanowires for torsional nano-resonators”.

National and international collaborators:

H.Patents

List of patents
  1. NANOMETER-SCALE MICROSCOPY PROBES
    Inventors:
    C.M. Lieber, S.S. Wong, A.T. Woolley and E. Joselevich.
    All rights assigned to the President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambrigde, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
    Filed in June 1998.
    United States Patent 6,159,742
    Licenced to Nanosystems, Inc., Massachusetts.
  2. MOLECULAR WIRES, ARRAYS, AND METHODS OF THEIR MANUFACTURE
    Inventors:
    C.M. Lieber, T. Rueckes, E. Joselevich and K. Kim.
    All rights assigned to the President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambrigde, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
    Filed in May 1999.
    United States Patent Application 20020130353, December 12, 2000.
    Licenced to Nantero, Inc., Massachusetts, and Nanosystems, Inc., Massachusetts.
  3. PRODUCING AN ARRAY OF NANOSCALE STRUCTURES ON A SUBSTRATE SURFACE VIA A SELF-ASSEMBLED TEMPLATE
    Inventors:
    E. Joselevich, R. Gabai and A. Ismach.
    Weizmann Institute of Science, through Yeda Ltd., Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Filed in February 2007.
    Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Application
    Involvement with companies
    Invited talks at companies:

    - Motorola
    - Rafael
    - Intel
    - HP-Indigo
    - El-Op
    - Advanced Materials
    Consultant for companies:
    - El-Mul: Voluntary consulting. Contract offer kindly declined.

I.Languages

- Spanish: 3 mother tongue (reading, writing, speaking)
- Hebrew: 3 mother-tongue level (r,w,s)
- English: 3 fluent (r,w,s)
- French: 3 fluent (r,w,s)
- Catalan: 3 fluent (r,w,s)
- Portuguese: 2 (r,s)
- Arabic: 1 basic (literary and spoken).



Reviewer for the following scientific journals