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Academic Degrees

2002
Ph.D., Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
1992
M.Sc., Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
1989
B.Sc. (summa cum laude), Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Academic Appointments

2013
Visiting Professor, Dept. of Food Science, University of California, Davis California, USA.
2011
Associate Professor, Dept. Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion.
2005-2011
Senior lecturer, Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
2002-2004
Post-doctoral fellow with Prof. Thomas K. Wood. Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA.
2001-2002
Adjunct lecturer, Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

Professional Experience

1993-2005
Research scientist and project leader, TAMI-IMI Institute for R&D, Member of ICL Ltd., Haifa Bay, Israel. Specializing in the use of enzymes in organic chemistry, enzyme modification and immobilization. Working on synthesis of complex chemical molecules via biocatalysis.

Honors

2015
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 12%
2012
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2011
The Yanai Prize for excellence in teaching
2011
The Henri Gutwirth Prize for the Promotion of Research
2011
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2010
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2009
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2008
Alfred & Yehuda Wiessman award for excellence in teaching
2008
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2007
The Technion award for excellence in teaching – top 4%
2005,2006
Abraham and Jennie Fialkow Academic Lectureship

Courses

Food Chemistry
064322
Food Analysis
064324
Laboratory in Food Analysis
064326
Applied Biocatalysis
066518