Department of Physics, Bar Ilan University
Ramat Gan 52900, Israel
Date of Birth: 09/02/64, Melbourne Australia
Arrived in Israel: 19/11/64
Married, 4 children.
1992-1996 Ph.D. (distinction), Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Thesis: “Quantum Mechanical Tunneling in the Presence of Intermediate States.” Supervisor: Prof. Zvi Ovadyahu.
1990-1992 M.Sc. (cum laude), Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Thesis: “The Influence of Film Thickness on the Electric Transport of Disordered Insulators”. Supervisor: Prof. Zvi Ovadyahu.
1987-1990 B.Sc. (cum laude), Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2012-2013 Visiting Professor CNRS, Grenoble
2006-present Associate Professor Bar Ilan University
2005-2006 Visiting professor Yale university
1999- 2005 Senior Lecturer Bar Ilan University
1996-1999 Post Doctoral Researcher University of California, San Diego
1992-1996 Teaching assistant Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Academic Awards and Distinctions:
2000-2003 “Pollak” fund scholarship
1997 “Max Shlimiak” scholarship.
1996 Hebrew University post-doctoral scholarship
1995-1996 “Charles Clore” Research Scholarship
1994 Excellence Prize in honor of Alza Wiener
1991 Rector’s graduate scholarship
1987-1990 “Amirim Program” for excellent students
1987 Dean’s undergraduate Scholarship
Invited Talks in conferences:
2013: “Temperature dependent memory in electron glasses”, TIDS15, Barcelona.
2012: “Ultra-slow relaxation in discontinuous film based electron glasses”, Non-equilibrium transport in low dimensional systems, Kfar Blum, Israel.
2011: “Anomalous voltage drop in superconducting InOx wires” The Superconductor Insulator Transition, Argonne national lab, USA.
“The electron glass in discontinuous metal films”, Disordered systems – from condensed matter to cold atoms, Cargese, Corsica.
2010: ” Granular Ni – ferromagnetic electron glasses” Electron Glasses, Santa Barbara, USA
” Ferromagnetic Electron Glasses” Out of equilibrium quantum systems, Santa Barbara, USA
“Coulomb blockade and electron interaction effects in strongly coupled metallic quantum dots”, Quantum-dots 2010, Chernagolovka, Russia.
2009: “The interplay between Itinerant Ferromagnetism and Anderson localization” New Frontiers is Spintronics” – Jerusalem
“An analogue between superconductivity and ferromagnetism in ultrathin films”, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY-from collective modes to quantum phase transitions, Minnesota.
“Inverse proximity effect in thin superconducting and ferromagnetic layers”, Conference on Superconductor Insulator transitions, Trieste – Italy.
“The inverse proximity effect in ultrathin films”, Transport in Disordered systems – 13, Rackeve, Hungary
2008: “The inverse proximity effect” – Superconducting insulator transition, Weizmann institute
2007: “Current induced magnetism in systems of magnetic nanoparticles”. “Superconductivity and Magnetism in the perovskites and other novel materials”, Kefar Hamacabia.
“Nonequilibrium voltage noise in superconducting wires”, SPIE conference on noise and fluctuations in Materials, circuits and Devises, Florence, Italy
2006: “Electric-transport through systems of nanomagnetic particles”. Bar Ilan Jubilee symposium on Nanotechnology, Ramat Gan.
2005: “Asymmetrical magnetoresistans in magnetic nanostructures”, Third Indo-Israel Meeting in Condensed Matter Physics, Puri, India.
“Utilyzing an AFM for studying the electronic transport through single nanoparticles”. SPM 2005, Holon, Israel.
2004: “The inverse proximity effect in ultra-thin superconductors”, International Thin Films Workshop, Brookhaven National Lab, USA.
2003: “Magnetoresistance properties of dilute granular Ferromagnets”, 10th International Conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Trieste, Italy.
“Magnetoresistance properties of dilute granular Ferromagnets”, International Conference on Nano Science and Technology, Calcutta, India
2002: “The superconductor Insulator transition in systems of ultrasmall grains”, Israel-India condensed matter meeting, Jerusalem.
2001: “The superconductor Insulator transition in systems of ultrasmall grains”, Minerva conference, Dead Sea, Israel
1998: “Excess conductance in normal metal-superconductor Interfaces”, 2nd International Conference on Mesoscopic and Strongly Correlated Systems, Chernagolovka, Russia.
“Excess Andreev conductivity through Anderson Insulators”, 2nd Israel-Japan conference, Tokyo, Japan.
1997: “The proximity effect in granular ferromagnets”, 8th International conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Murcia, Spain.
“Conductance Fluctuations in Mesoscopic Granular Superconductors”, International Conference on Mesoscopic and Strongly Correlated Systems, Chernagolovka, Russia.
1996: “Andreev Tunneling through Anderson Insulators”, 6th International Conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Jerusalem, Israel.
“Andreev Reflections in Disordered Media”, American Physical Society meeting, Los Angeles.
1995: “Sub-Harmonic Gap Structure in SIS junctions”, The Israeli Physical Society Meeting, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
2011 Transport in disordered interacting systems TIDS14-Chair
2009 55th meeting of the Israeli physical Society- Chair
2004 Israeli vacuum society conference – Organizing Committee
2003 The 49th meeting of the Israel Physical Society (IPS-2003) – Deputy Chair
2001 9th International conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Shefayim, Israel – Chair