Prof. Eli Sloutskin

Building 206, room A208
Research Categories
  • Experimental studies of phase transitions in colloids.
  • Quantitative real-time 3D confocal microscopy, holographic optical tweezing, and light scattering techniques.
  • Crystal nucleation.
  • Non-crystalline solids: structural measurements to reveal the physics of glass formation.
  • Interfacial phenomena in colloidal and molecular systems.


  • Assoc. Prof., Bar-Ilan University, 2016 - present
  • Senior Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University, 2009 - 2016
  • Postdoctoral research associate, Harvard University, 2007 - 2009
  • Ph.D., Physics, Bar-Ilan University, 2007 (with highest distinction)

           "Surface Ordering in van-der-Waals and Coulomb Liquids”

  • M.Sc., Physics, Bar-Ilan University, 2002 (Cum Laude)

           "Surface Ordering in Binary Mixtures”

  • B.Sc., Physics, Bar-Ilan University, 2000 (Cum Laude)



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84-182: Physics for chemists 2

86-115: Mechanics

86-826: Soft Matter Physics

  • Faceting phenomena and interfacially-driven transitions in emulsions
  • Non-crystalline solid packings (sediments) of colloidal spheres;
  • Phases and phases transitions in systems of non-spherical hard colloids (microscopy and holographic optical tweezing);
  • Microscopy of crystal nucleation in suspensions of hard sphere colloids;
  • Complex sedimenting fluids: from nanoparticles to colloids;
  • Langmuir, Gibbs and Langmuir-Gibbs films;
  • Surfaces and interfaces: molecular and atomic systems (surface x-ray scattering);
  • Surfaces and interfaces: colloids and emulsions (optical microscopy).

Last Updated Date : 05/12/2022