Yehonadav Bekenstein

Academic Education

    • Post doc. University of California, Berkeley, 2018.
    • Ph.D. – Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2015.
    • M.Sc. – Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2009.
    • BSc. – Physics and chemistry (Exact Sciences Program), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2007.

Academic Appointments

    • 2018-Present:  Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion, Haifa.
    • 2015-2018: Rothschild fellow at University of California Berkeley with Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos.

Selected Honors & Awards

      • 2017 Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources fellowship.
      • 2016 Käte and Franz Wiener Prize (Excellent PhD Thesis Award).
      • 2016-2018 California Alliance fellowship.
      • 2015-2016 Rothschild fellowship.
      • 2014 Best lecture award at the international conference “Fundamental Processes in Semiconductor Nanocrystals” (“nanoGe”) Oxford.
      • 2013 Ivan Schuller prize for excellence in experimental physics, HU.
      • 2013 Faculty scholarship for participation in the global young scientist summit (GYSS-Singapore), HU.