About Us

Functional nanostructures are the enabling basis for today’s and tomorrow’s nanotechnology. Our research group focuses on how to improve functional nanostructures in a wide array of applications, ranging from semiconductor nano-manufacturing to energy and clean water production. We combine research in polymer systems, block copolymer self-assembly, and inorganic materials growth inside polymers together with advanced characterizations technique such as TEM imaging, 3D characterization with TEM tomography, and X-ray scattering to understand and control the next generation of functional nanostructures.

Latest Publications

T. Itzhak, N. Segev-Mark, A. Simon, V. Abetz, G. Z. Ramon, and T. Segal-Peretz. “Atomic Layer Deposition for Gradient Surface Modification and Controlled Hydrophilization of Ultrafiltration Polymer Membranes.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2021).

Z. Golany, I. Weisbord, M. Abo-Jabal, O. Manor and T. Segal-Peretz. “Polymer dewetting
in solvent-non-solvent environment- new insights on dynamics and lithography-free patterning”. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2021).

L. Rovinsky, B. Kumar Barick, E. Lieberman, E. Shawat Avraham, G. Daniel Nessim, T. Segal-Peretz, and N. Lachman. “Alumina Thin-Film Deposition on Rough Topographies Comprising Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes: Implications for Membranes, Sensors, and Electrodes.” ACS Applied Nano Materials (2020).

Open Positions

We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or other related background M.Sc. and Ph.D. students that enjoy working in a team environment. We are also looking for a post-doctoral student to join our group for a fascinating project on controlling the formation and properties of hierarchical nanostructures.

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The Azrieli Foundation

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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

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The Wolfson Department of Chemical Engineering

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Grand Technion Energy Program

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Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute

Israel Science Foundation

Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation

Israel Innovation Authority

Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz is a Horev Fellow supported by the Taub Foundation