SPRING SEMINARS

DATE & ABSTRACT

​SPEAKER​

​TITLE​

​March 2, 2021

Zoom Se​minar

Prof. Sam Safran, Dept. of Chemical and Biological Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science​

​Nonlinear dynamics of spontaneously beating heart cell

​March 9, 2021


Recorded lecture​

​Dr. Izzy Ron, Department of Physical Chemistry and Environmental Sciences Division at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR). izharron@gmail.com

​On-site chemical and biological sensing: challenges in sampling, sensor design, and data analysis

​March 16, 2021


Recorded lecture​

Prof. Avinoam Rabinovich, School of Mechanical Engineering, The lby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University,

avinoamr@post.tau.ac.il​​

​Impact of small-scale capillary heterogeneity effects on large-scale multiphase flow in geological formations​

​April 6, 2021 

Dr. Barak Akabayov, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben-Gurion University

akabayov@bgu.ac.il

​Using NMR-fragment based and computational chemistry for the development of novel antibacterial agents targeting the ribosomal PTC of M. tuberculosis​

​April 20, 2021 

​at 16:00

Recorded lecture​​​



​Abigail Bodner, PhD candidate, Dept. of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Brown University

abodner.github.io

​Stir and mix: studying upper ocean dynamics from theory to application

​April 27, 2021 

​Prof. David Cahen, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Faculty of Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science

david.cahen@weizmann.ac.il

​Can protein electronic conduction be a quantum effect?​

​May 11, 2021 

​​Recorded ​l​ecture​​​​

Dr. Hillel Aharoni

Faculty of Physics

Department of Physics of Complex Systems

Weizmann Institute of Science

​Universal Inverse Design of 2D Nematic Elastomers​

​May 18, 2021 

​​Recorded ​l​ect​ure​​


​Prof. Daniel Grave, Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ben-Gurion University

dgrave@bgu.ac.il

​Metal-oxide photoelectrodes for solar energy conversion and storage​

​May 20, 2021 

​Prof. Efrat Morin, The Hydrometeorology Lab, the Fredy & Nadine Hermann Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University​

​Changes in the Levant precipitation over the past 4500 years from reconstructed Dead Sea levels and their modern implications

​May 25, 2021 

​Dr. Ran Holtzman
Fluids and Complex Systems Research Centre, Coventry University, UK

ran.holtzman@coventry.ac.uk

​Non-equilibrium flows in porous media​

​June 3, 2021 
Zoom Meeting at 13:00

Dr. Tamara Polebesova,

The Dept. of Soil and Water Sci., The Faculty of Agri. Food and Environ

​Transformation of dissolved organic matter and organic pollutants by redox-ac tive mineral surfaces​​​​

​June 8, 2021 

​Recorded lecture​

Gilad Mozes. Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Dept. of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, Swiss Inst. for Dryland Environmental and Energy Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev​​

​​Photovoltaic operation at extreme temperatures​


​June 15, 2021

Recorded lecture​​

Prof. Diana Golodnitsky,

School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Wolfson Applied Materials Research Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6997801

golod@tauex.tau.ac.il


Towards smart flexible batteries

​June 17, 2021 
Special lecture in Hebrew

​Eviatar  Mordechai, 

The Dept. of Soil and Water Sci., The Faculty of Agri. Food and Environ, The Hebrew University

​Pharmaceuticals in the agroecosystem: Fate in irrigation water, soils, and crops​

​August 2nd, 2021 ​​

​Dr. Erez Aghion from University of Massachusetts

​Direct detection of the origins of anomalous diffusion in experimental time-series