Postdoctoral Fellows in the Faculty

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Tel Aviv University regularly hosts Post-Doctoral fellows. The Faculty of Exact Sciences invites outstanding post-doctoral researchers from around the world to apply to the TAU Faculty's Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programs.

The aim of the fellowship is to advance the fellow and to train him/her as a researcher either in or out of academia.

 

To start the Post-Doc application process, please consult the Faculty Member pages in the School of Mathematical Sciences, the School of Computer Science, the School of Physics & Astronomy, the School of Chemistry & the Departmet of Geosciences. These lists share the topics and interests of each faculty member and their contact information. 

 

Detailed information, regulations, guidelines and registration to the programs, can be found in the Tel Aviv University's Post Doctoral web site.

 

Further general information for students and visitors >

 

 

Bellow is a list of Postdocs in the Faculty of Exact Sciences and their areas of research:

 

  • Chemistry


     

    Abishek Baheti

    Abishek Baheti, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India

    Research fields:  Development of fluorescent chemosensors based on host-guest complexation; Organic materials for opto-electronic applications.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Arkadi Vigalok

    Arielly Rani, Israel

    Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Research fields: Development of novel nano-fluidic devices for genetic analysis

    Hosted by academic staff member: Dr. Yuval Ebenstein

    Belenkaya Irina

    Belenkaya Irina, Russia

    Ph.D. from the Institute of Solid State Chemistry SB RAS, Russia

    Research fields:  Synthesis and characterization of new materials for electrochemical  power sources.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Diana Golodnitsky

    Bokka Ramesh

    Bokka Ramesh, India

    Ph.D. from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India

    Research fields: Analytical Instrument Development - Open Probe Fast GC-MS 

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Aviv Amirav

    Brij Bhushan

    Brij Bhushan, India

    Ph.D. from CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory-Pune, India

    Research fields: Synthetic routes to and chemosensory application of new calixarene scaffolds

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Arkadi Vigalok

    Olga Goulko

     

    Olga Goulko, Germany

    Ph.D. from University of Cambridge, UK

    Research fields: quantum many-body physics, strongly correlated fermions, quantum Monte Carlo methods

    Hosted by academic staff member: Dr. Guy Cohen

    Chinnam Ajay Kumar

    Chinnam Ajay Kumar, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

    Research fields: Design, Preparation and Performance Evaluation of Novel Nitrogen-rich Materials and Nanomaterials

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Michael Gozin

    Dheeraj Kumar

    Dheeraj Kumar, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi, India

    Research fields: Design and synthesis of green, nitrogen rich high energy density materials, energetic polymers and hypergolic ionic liquids.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Michael Gozin

    Indrani Chakraborty

    Indrani Chakraborty, India

    Ph.D. from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India.

    Research fields: Colloidal physics, DNA induced self-assembly, particle tracking, smart materials and structure-property relationships in nanomaterials.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Dr. Yael Roichman

    Soumyabrata Goswami

    Soumyabrata Goswami, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, India

    Research field: Supramolecular Chemistry, Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks, Crystal Engineering, Molecular Magnetism.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Israel Goldberg

    Lefler Sharon

    Lefler Sharon, Israel

    Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Research fields: TBA

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Fernando Patolsky

    Mandelli Davide

    Mandelli Davide, Italy

    Ph.D. from SISSA, Trieste, Italy

    Research fields: Friction at nano and meso scales

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Michael Urbakh, and Prof. Oded Hod

    Nithi Phukan

    Nithi Phukan, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India

    Research fields: Supramolecular Chemistry, Polymorphism/ pseudo polymorphism, molecule/ion recognition, Crystal Engineering, Functional Metal Organic Framework.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Israel Goldberg

    Palakuri Ramesh, India

    Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India

    Research field: Dendritic Fluorescent Platform for Nanomedicine

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Moshe Portnoy

    Ridley Michael

    Ridley Michael, United Kingdom

    Ph.D. from Imperial College London

    Research fields: Time-dependent quantum transport in molecular junctions, time-dependent quantum noise in interacting and non-interacting impurity models, Nonequilibrium Green's Functions

    Hosted by academic staff member: Dr. Guy Cohen

    Joana Salta

    Joana Salta, Portugal

    Ph.D. from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    Research fields: Organic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, microbiology, cell biology, molecular biology, with the focus on novel approaches for the development of antimicrobial and antitumor agents

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Micha Fridman

    Sayantan Das

    Sayantan Das, India

    Ph.D. from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India

    Research Field: Medicinal Chemistry;  Synthesis of heteroarene drug analogues with taggable ketone functionality

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Doron Shabat

     

    Tripuramallu Bharat Kumar, India

    Ph.D. from University of Hyderanad, India

    Research fields: Super molecular chemistry, metal-organic frameworks, nano materials, photonic materials, organometallics and solid state chemistry

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Israel Goldberg

    Wengen Ouyang

    Wengen Ouyang, China

    Ph.D. from Tshinghua University, Beijing, China

    Research fields: Friction and Superlubricity at nano and meso scales

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Michael Urbakh

    Lin Xiaoxi

     

    Lin Xiaoxi, China

    Ph.D. from Fuzhou University, Fujian, China

    Research fields: Synthesis and Reactivity of Late Transition Metal Fluoro Complexes

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Arkadi Vigalok

    Lena Yadgarov

    Yadgarov Lena, Israel

    Ph.D. from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

    Research fields: Inorganic chemistry, Optical properties of layered compounds, Synthesis and properties of inorganic closed-cage nanostructures, electron microscopy

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Ori Cheshnovsky and Dr. Hiam Suchowski (Physics department)

    Shahar Zirkin, Israel

    Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, Israel

    Research fields: 5-hydroxy-methyl-cytosine & DNA damage as biomarkers for Cancer

    Hosted by academic staff member: Dr. Yuval Ebenstein

  • Computer Sciences

     

    Amir Ban

    Amir Ban, Israel

    Ph.D. from the Hebrew University, Israel

    Research field: Social learning, Game theory, Graph theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Yossi Azar

    Ashish Chiplunkar

    Ashish Chiplunkar, India

    Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

    Research field: Algorithms and Complexity Theory

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Amos Fiat and Prof. Haim Kaplan

    Ran Cohen

    Ran Cohen, Israel

    Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, Israel

    Research field: Cryptography

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Iftach Haitner

    Klim Efremenko

    Klim Efremenko, Israel

    Ph.D. from the Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Research field: Theoretical Computer Science and Error Correcting Codes

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Amir Shpilka

    Anat Ganor

    Anat Ganor, Israel

    Ph.D. from Weizmann Institute of Science

    Research field: Complexity theory and information theory

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Iftach Haitner and Prof. Amir Shpilka

    Ankit Gupta

    Ankit Gupta, India

    Ph.D. from the Chennai Mathematical Institute

    Research field: Arithmetic complexity, algorithmic algebra

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Amir Shpilka

    Rohit Gurjar

    Rohit Gurjar, India

    Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

    Research field: Computational Complexity, Derandomization, Combinatorics, Algebra

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Amir Shpilka and Prof. Uri Zwick

    Kozma Laszlo

    Kozma, Laszlo, Germany

    Ph.D. from Saarland University, Saarbrücken

    Research field: Algorithms and data structures (particularly binary search trees), combinatorics (permutations, graphs, set systems), computational geometry

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Yossi Azar and Prof. Haim Kaplan

    Nikolaos Makriyannis

    Nikolaos Makriyannis, Spain

    Ph.D. from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

    Research field: Cryptography, Secure Computation (MPC), Fairness in MPC

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Iftach Haitner 

    Ilan Nehama

    Ilan Nehama, Israel

    Ph.D. from the Hebrew University, Israel

    Research field: Game theory, Judgment aggregation, Social choice

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Michal Feldman, Prof. Yishay Mansour, Prof. Eilon Solan

    Jan Oliver Ringert

     

    Jan Oliver Ringert, Germany

    Ph.D. from the RWTH Aachen University, Germany

    Research field: Modeling and Formal Methods in Software Engineering

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Shahar Maoz

    Amir Rubinstein

    Amir Rubinstein, Israel

    Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University

    Research field: Computational thinking for life scientists

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Benny Chor

    Salhov Moshe

    Salhov Moshe, Israel

    Ph.D. from the Tel Aviv University, Israel (dissertation currently undergoing review)

    Research field: Non-Scalar Spectral Embedding for Data Analysis and Dictionary Based Out-of-Sample Extension

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Amir Averbuch

    Eliran Shertzer

    Eliran Shertzer, Israel

    Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University, Israel

    Research field: Stochastic processes and Optimization

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Hanoch Levy 

  • Mathematical Sciences

     

    Postdoc - Pallavi Basu

    Pallavi Basu

    Ph.D. from USC Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles,  U.S.A.

    Research field: Statistics, in particular, high-dimensional inference and multiple testing problems

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Yoav Benjamini and Prof. Daniel Yekutieli

    Raimundo José Briceño Domínguez

    Raimundo José Briceño Domínguez

    Ph.D. from: Mathematics Department, University of British Columbia

    Research field: Probability Theory and Statistical Mechanics

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Asaf Nachmias and Prof. Ron Peled

    Postdoc - Steven Britt

    Sreven Britt, U.S.A

    Ph.D. from Macon State College, Macon,  U.S.A.

    Research field: Design of high order accurate numerical methods for PDEs with variable coefficients

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Eli Turkel

    Alexsander Caviedes Castro, Colombia

    Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, Canada

    Research field: Symplectic Geometry,Geometric Representation Theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof.Leonid Polterovich, Prof.Michael Biali, Prof Lev Buhovski, Prof. Yaron Ostrover

    Postdoc - Daniel EL-BAZ

    Daniel EL-BAZ

    Ph.D. from: University of Bristol

    Research field: Homogeneous dynamics, number theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Zeev Rudnick

    Postdoc - Nichant Changotia

     

    Nichant Changotia, India

    Ph.D. from: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Research field:Ergodic Theory & Dynamical systems

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Jonathan Aharonson

    Giri Sumit

    Giri Sumit

    Ph.D. from: 

    Research field: 

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Zeev Rudnick

    Alexander Glazman

    Alexander Glazman

    Ph.D. from: 

    Research field: 

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Pon Peled

    Heilborn Cohen Adina

    Heilborn Cohen Adina

    Ph.D. from: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Research field: Non Archimedean Geometry

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Lior Bary-Soroker

    Gabi Hanukov

    Gabi Hanukov

    PhD from Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

    Research field: Operations Research, Queuing Systems

    Hosted by: Prof. Uri Yechiali

    Postdoc - Rene Ruehr

    Rene Ruhr, Germany

    Ph.D from ETHZ  ETH Technological Institute , Zurich, Switzerland

    Research field: Ergodic Theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Barak Weiss

    Junyoung Lee

    Junyoung Lee

    Ph.D. from: Seoul National University

    Research field: Hamiltonian dynamics, Symplectic geometry

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Yaron Ostrover & Prof. Leonid Polterovich

    Postdoc - Alexander Loganov

    Alexander Loganov, Russia

    Ph.D. from: St. Petesburg State University, St. Petesburg, Russia

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Michael Sodin

    Alexander Magazinov

    Alexander Magazinov, Russia

    Ph.D. from Russia academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

    Research field: Combinatorial Geometry

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Ron Peled

    Cedric Membrez

     

    Cedric Membrez, Swiss

    Ph.D. from the ETH Technological Institute , Zurich, Switzerland

    Research field: Symlectic Geometry, Topology

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Leonid Polterovich

    Meisner Patrick

    Meisner Patrick

    Ph.D. from Concordia University

    Research field: Number Theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Zeev Rudnil

    Nechama Illan

    Nechama Illan

    Ph.D. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

    Research field: Computational issues in game theory, social choice, and judgment aggregation

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Michal Feldman, Prof. Eilon Solan & Prof. Ehud Lehrer

    Paul Smith

    Smith Paul

    Ph.D. from Cambridge

    Research field: Probabilistic combinatorics, discrete probability, percolation

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Asasf Nachmias & Dr. Wojciech Samotij

    Lara Simone Suarez Lopez

    Lara Simone Suarez Lopez

    Ph.D. from Uneversité de Montréal

    Research field: Symplectic topology

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Leonid Polterovich, Prof. Yaron Ostover and Prof. Lev Buhovsky

    Elefetherios Tsiokos

    Elefetherios Tsiokos, Greece

    Ph.D. from Princeton University, Department of Mathematics, U.S.A.

    Research field: Number Teory, Automorphic Forms. Number Theory

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. David Ginzburg & Prof. David Soudry

    Mykhaylo Tyomkyn

     

    Mykhaylo Tyomkyn, Russia

    Ph.D. from: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

    Research field: Extremal graph theory

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Asaf Shapira

    Uljarevic Igor

    Uljarevic Igor

    Ph.D. from 

    Research field: 

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Yaron Ostrover & Prof. Leonid Polterovich

    Vaisbourd Yakov

    Vaisbourd Yakov

    PhD from the Technion, Haifa, Israel

    Research field: Operations Research, Optimization

    Hosted by: Prof. Marc Teboulle

    Hagar Grazya Yamin

    Hagar Grazya Yamin

    Ph.D. from The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University

    Research field: Neuroscience

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Yoav Benjamini

    Zeng Xiaolin

    Zeng Xiaolin

    Ph.D. from France

    Research field: Reinforced random walk, Statistical mechanics

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Ron Peled

    Zhang Jun

    Zhang Jun

    Ph.D. from University of Georgia

    Research field: Symplectic topology

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Yaron Ostrover & Prof. Leonid Polterovich

    Chang Zhao

    Zhao Chang

    Ph.D. from University of Georgia

    Research field: Game Theory

    Hosted by academic staff members: Prof. Eilon Solan

     
     
     
  • Physics & Astronomny


     

    Physics Postdoc - Noemi Barrera

    Noemi Barrera, Italy

    PhD from Politecnico Di Milano, Milano, Italy

    Research field: Motion equations for dense granular flows

    Hosted by: Prof. Moshe Schwartz

    Jyoti Prakash Biswal

    Jyoti Prakash Biswal, India

    PhD from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Research field: Long lived particles at ATLAS

    Hosted by: Prof. Abner Soffer

    Oleksandr Borysov, Ukraine

    PhD from the Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

    Research field: Silicon-Tungsten Luminosity Calorimeter for International Linear Collider

    Hosted by: Prof. Aharon Levy

    Tingting Cao

    Tingting Cao, China

    PhD from Southern Methodist University, United States

    Research field: Measurements of the properties of the SM Higgs in the four lepton decay channel with the ATLAS detector

    Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion

    Nuria Castello-Mor, Spain

    PhD from Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain

    Research field: Astrophysics, in particular "Supermassive Black holes with high accretion rates in Active Galactic Nuclei"

    Hosted by: Prof. Hagai Netzer

    Achintya Das

    Achintya Das, India

    PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

    Research field: Development of novel particle detectors technologies

    Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion

    Richard Harrison, United Kingdom

    PhD from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kindom

    Research field: Numerical Simulation of Relativistic Jets

    Hosted by: Prof. Ehud Nakar

    Karthik Inbasekar

    Karthik Inbasekar, India

    PhD from the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India

    Research field: String theory, Quantum field theory, S matrices, Gravity, Black holes

    Hosted by: Prof Jacob Sonnenschein, Dr Amit Sever

    Christopher Irwin

    Christopher Irwin, USA

    PhD from the University of Virginia, United States

    Research field: Supernova and Gamma-Ray Burst Theory

    Hosted by: Prof. Ehud Nakar

    Pritam Khan

    Pritam Khan, India

    PhD from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

    Research field: Tailoring between network rigidity and light induced effects in a-GexAs35-xSe65 thin films

    Hosted by: Prof. Haim Suchowski

    Alexandra Kozyreva

    Alexandra Kozyreva, Germany

    PhD from University of Bonn, Germany

    Research field: Supernova physics. Stellar evolution

    Hosted by: Prof. Ehud Nakar

    Oleg Kuprash

    Oleg Kuprash, Ukraine

    PhD from Hamburg University

    Under the supervision of Prof. Halina Abramowicz

    Research field: ATLAS trigger and data analysis

    Caterina Lani, Italy

    PhD from The University of Nottingham, UK

    Research field: Active galactic nuclei and star formation activity in the high redshift Universe

    Hosted by: Prof. Hagai Netzer

    Georgios Laskaris

    Georgios Laskaris, Greece

    PhD from Duke University, North Carolina (NC), USA 

    Research field: High Energy Nuclear Physics 

    Host by: Prof. Eliazer Piasetzky

    Samar Layek, India

    PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

    Research field: Structural and Electronic Properties in Strongly Correlated Materials under High Pressure

    Hosted by: Prof. Moshe Paz Pasternak

    Assaf Levanon

    Assaf Levanon, Israel

    PhD from Ben-Gurion University, Israel

    Research field:Dynamics physics, coherent control based pulse shaping and Nano optics in nonlinear interaction

    Hosted by: Dr. Haim Suchowski

    Noa Liscovitch, Israel

    PhD From Bar Ilan University, Israel

    Research field: Proteome recoding through A-to-I RNA editing in the brain

    Hosted by: Prof. Eli Eisenberg

    Bui Minh Loc

    Bui Minh Loc

    PhD From Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM)

    Research field: Nuclear Physics

    Hosted by: Prof. Naftali Auerbach

    Prasanna Kumar Rout

    Prasanna Kumar Rout, India

    PhD from The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

    Research field: Two dimensional oxide interfaces

    Hosted by: Prof. Yoram Dagan

    Sudarson Sekhar Sinha, India

    Sudarson Sekhar Sinha, India

    PhD from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

    Research field: Control and Study of Ultrafast and nonlinear optical properties of Plasmonic Materials in Nanoscale

    Hosted by: Prof. Haim Suchowski

    Nilanjan Sircar, India

    PhD from The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India

    Research field: String Theory, Holographic Condensed Matter

    Hosted by: Prof. Jacob Sonnenschein

    Joe Taenzer

    Joe Taenzer, Toronto

    PhD from The University of Toronto, Canada

    Research field: Jet substructure techniques and Higgs to charm decays

    Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion

    Walter Tangarife Garcia, Colombia

    PhD from The University of Texas at Austin, USA

    Research field: High Energy Theory

    Hosted by: Prof. Jacob Sonnenschein

    Kohsaku Tobioka, Japan

    PhD from the University of Tokyo, Japan

    Research field: Particle Physics

    Hosted by: Dr. Tomer volansky

    Alexander Tumanov

    Alexander Tumanov, Russia

    PhD from King's College London, UK

    Research field: String Theory, Integrability

    Hosted by: Dr. Amit Sever and Prof Shimon Yankielowicz

    Lorenzo Ubaldi, Italy

    PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

    Research field: High energy physics and astrophysics

    Hosted by: Dr. Tomer Volansky

    Yang Zhou, China

    PhD from Institute of Theoretical Physics, in Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Research field: string theory, quantum field theory

    Hosted by Prof. Jacob Sonnenschein

     

     

     

  • Geosciences

     

    Cohen Yair

    PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Research field: Tropical Cyclones

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Nili Harnik and Prof. Eyal Heifetz

    Eserman Andy

    From Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany

    Research field: Real time Earthquake Location using small aperture Arrays

    Hosted by academic staff member: Alon Ziv and Hillel G. Wust-Bloch

    Yin Lu

    PhD from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

    Research field: Earthquake-triggered slumps in the Dead Sea.

    Hosted by academic staff member: Prof. Shmuel Marco

     

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