• Oleo_Sponge

    Disasters on the scale of the Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon serve as harrowing reminders of the devastating effects uncontrolled oil spills have on the environment. Skimming, burning, and dispersing oil are only partially effective and carry their own ecological impacts. An enticing alternative strategy involves oil sorbents capable of efficient extraction of oil from Read More

  • יום פתוח1

    On May 7th, 2017, an open day was held at the Faculty of Science and Materials Engineering. Big thanks to all the faculty representatives at the event, and to everyone who came. We’ll see you next school year!

  • PassoverToast

    On Tuesday, April 4th, we gathered up for a Passover toast. We wish you and your family a happy Passover!

  • מימן כבקשתך

    Technion researchers have developed a new method for the production of hydrogen from water using solar energy. The new method will make it possible to produce the hydrogen in a centralized manner far from the solar farm, cost-effectively, safely and efficiently. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new approach to the production of Read More

  • Syringe containing adhesive designed for sealing cuts in the intestine after surgery (courtesy of Sealantis)

    שני חוקרים מהטכניון: פרופ’ חבצלת ביאנקו-פלד מהפקולטה להנדסה כימית ופרופ’ אלחנדרו סוסניק מהפקולטה למדע והנדסה של חומרים ישתתפו בכינוס הראשון של הרשת האירופית למומחיות בביו-הדבקה. המטרה: לחקור דרכי הדבקה במערכות טבעיות ולפתח בהשראתן חומרי דבק חדשניים המתאימים לשימוש רפואי פרופ’ חבצלת ביאנקו-פלד למרות ההבדלים הברורים בין אצות ים, שממיות ותולעים זוהרות, ליצורים אלה יש מכנה Read More

  • professor-laura-gagliardi

    This year Isaiah Shavitt lectureship award was received by Prof. Laura Gagliardi from the University of Minnesota. This is the third annual event in memory of Isaiah Shavitt. Isaiah Shavitt was a pioneer in the field of theoretical chemistry and widely regarded as one of the founders of computational chemistry. Developed efficient methods to treat Read More

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    השבוע לפני 5 שנים, ב-10 בדצמבר 2011, הוענק פרס נובל בכימיה לפרופ’-מחקר דן שכטמן מהפקולטה למדע והנדסה של חומרים בטכניון. פרופ’ שכטמן, שהשלים את כל תאריו בטכניון, קיבל את הפרס על גילוי הגבישים הקוואזי-מחזוריים. התגלית ההיסטורית, שהתרחשה ב-8 באפריל 1982 בעת שהותו במכון התקנים האמריקאי (NBS), פתחה תחום מחקר חדש במדע.   טקס קבלת פרס Read More

  • GaryFrant

    A retirement party for Dr. Gary Fant, the faculty’s electronic engineer, was held  this week. For the past 42 years, Gary helped faculty members and trainees with research work. Many of them honored Gary and came to express their appreciation. We would like to wish Gary a joyful retirement, and to thank him for the Read More

  • תמונה_3

      High-resolution SEM micrograph of iron oxide (a-Fe2O3) “nanograss” layer produced by thermal oxidation of an iron (Fe) foil at 600°C (Prof. Avner Rothschild). Metal-Ceramic Interface Group: The alumina hill was formed during the growth of alumina by vapor-liquid-solid deposition. Growth steps are visible at the hill surfaces (Prof. Wayne Kaplan) CAE Group: MgF2 ALD coating on Read More

  • grill_party1

    The annual grill party was held at the Departmental of Materials Science and Engineering. The student body of our Department organized a social evening at 19:30, June 1st 2016. This grill party engaged undergraduate students, graduate student, staff, and faculty. Selected pictures: More pictures from the event can be found at: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-4d59cvUfk2YTk2STQ4ZVVnQmc&usp=drive_web

  • חישובי

    A new research group for advanced materials modeling has been established by Prof. Maytal Caspary Toroker at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion. Some of the activities include the following: A new conference on “Recent Advances in Computational Modeling for Energy Applications” was held on July 7th 2015 at the Department Read More

  • פרסים

    Congratulations for Awards:             January 2017: Prof. Wayne Kaplan received the title “Global Ambassador of The American Ceramic Society” Dr. Drezner for receiving the new appointment of the student laboratory November 2016: Prof. Emeritus Moshe Eizenberg receives an award “Notable Honor of the City of Haifa” for the year 2016 Read More

  • degree

    New at the Technion! The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is opening a new B.Sc degree in Materials Engineering The new degree combines basic knowledge of chemistry and physics and materials engineering, in order to give graduates a wide range of tools that will allow them to engage in a variety of fields such as microelectronics, Read More

  • פקולטה_2

    The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. We seek applicants with significant accomplishments and future potential in any area of materials science and engineering. Applications from candidates working in the field Read More