פרופ' שמעון וייס
General area: Biophysics, Biophysical Chemistry, Nano-Spectroscopy, Bio-Nano-Technology, Molecular Imaging.
Topics: Single molecule detection and spectroscopy, application of single molecule detection to biology, dynamic structural/molecular biology, bacterial and eukaryotic transcription, protein folding, protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions, single molecule enzymology, novel Bio-Nano-Technology probes, semiconductor nanocrystals, quantum dots, semiconductor nanocrystals voltage sensors, fluorescence microscopy/spectroscopy, superresolution microscopy, physics/chemistry of mesoscopic systems.
2009- to date The Dean Willard Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry
2011-to date Distinguished Professor
2001-to date Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physiology , UCLA
1998-to 2001 Staff Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Physical Biosciences Division.
1990-to 2001 Staff Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Materials Sciences Division.
1989-1990 Post-doctoral position at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Conducted research on ultrafast dynamics of semiconductors multiple quantum-well structures.
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Chemla
1989 D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Advisor: Dr. Baruch Fischer
1985-1989 Graduate student in the Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Conducted research on dynamics of photorefractive oscillators.
1984 B.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.