Address: Department of Physics
Bar Ilan University
Ramat Gan 52900
Personal: Date of Birth: 09/02/64, Melbourne Australia
Arrived in Israel: 19/11/64
Married, 4 children.
1987-1990 B.Sc. (cum laude), Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1990-1992 M.Sc. (cum laude), Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Thesis: “The Influence of Film Thickness on the Electric Transport of Disordered Insulators”. Supervisor: Prof. Zvi Ovadyahu.
1992-1996: Ph.D. (distinction), Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Thesis: “Quantum Mechanical Tunneling in the Presence of Intermediate States.” Supervisor: Prof. Zvi Ovadyahu.
- Teaching assistant Hebrew University, Jerusalem
- Post Doctoral Researcher University of California, San Diego
1999- 2005 Senior Lecturer Bar Ilan University
2005-2006 Visiting professor Yale university
2006-present Associate Professor Bar Ilan University
Academic Awards and Distinctions:
1987 Dean’s undergraduate Scholarship
1987-1990 “Amirim Program” for excellent students
1991 Rector’s graduate scholarship
1994 Excellence Prize in honor of Alza Wiener
1995-1996 “Charles Clore” Research Scholarship
- Hebrew University post-doctoral scholarship
- “Max Shlimiak” scholarship.
2000-2003 “Pollak” fund scholarship
Invited Talks in conferences:
1995: “Sub-Harmonic Gap Structure in SIS junctions”, The Israeli Physical Society Meeting, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
1996: “Andreev Tunneling through Anderson Insulators”, 6th International Conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Jerusalem, Israel.
1997: “Conductance Fluctuations in Mesoscopic Granular Superconductors”, International Conference on Mesoscopic and Strongly Correlated Systems, Chernagolovka, Russia.
- "Andreev Reflections in Disordered Media", American Physical Society meeting, Los Angeles.
- “The proximity effect in granular ferromagnets”, 8th International conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Murcia, Spain.
- “Excess conductance in normal metal-superconductor Interfaces”, 2nd International Conference on Mesoscopic and Strongly Correlated Systems, Chernagolovka, Russia.
“Excess Andreev conductivity through Anderson Insulators”, 2nd Israel-Japan conference, Tokyo, Japan.
2001 “The superconductor Insulator transition in systems of ultrasmall grains”, Minerva conference, Dead Sea, Israel
2002 “The superconductor Insulator transition in systems of ultrasmall grains”, Israel-India condensed matter meeting, Jerusalem.
2003 “Magnetoresistance properties of dilute granular Ferromagnets”, 10th International Conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Trieste, Italy.
“Magnetoresistance properties of dilute granular Ferromagnets”, International Conference on Nano Science and Technology, Calcutta, India
2004 "The inverse proximity effect in ultra-thin superconductors", International Thin Films Workshop, Brookhaven National Lab, USA.
2005 "Asymmetrical magnetoresistans in magnetic nanostructures", Third Indo-Israel Meeting in Condensed Matter Physics, Puri, India.
"Utilyzing an AFM for studying the electronic transport through single nanoparticles". SPM 2005, Holon, Israel.
2006 "Electric-transport through systems of nanomagnetic particles". Bar Ilan Jubilee symposium on Nanotechnology, Ramat Gan.
2007 "Current induced magnetism in systems of magnetic nanoparticles". "Superconductivity and Magnetism in the perovskites and other novel materials", Kefar Hamacabia.
"Nonequilibrium voltage noise in superconducting wires", SPIE conference on noise and fluctuations in Materials, circuits and Devises, Florence, Italy
2008 "The inverse proximity effect" – Superconducting insulator transition, Weizmann institute
2009 "The interplay between Itinerant Ferromagnetism and Anderson localization" New Frontiers is Spintronics" - Jerusalem
"An analogue between superconductivity and ferromagnetism in ultrathin films", SUPERCONDUCTIVITY-from collective modes to quantum phase transitions, Minnesota.
"Inverse proximity effect in thin superconducting and ferromagnetic layers", Conference on Superconductor Insulator transitions, Trieste – Italy.
"The inverse proximity effect in ultrathin films", Transport in Disordered systems – 13, Rackeve, Hungary
2010 " Granular Ni – ferromagnetic electron glasses" Electron Glasses, Santa Barbara, USA
" Ferromagnetic Electron Glasses" Out of equilibrium quantum systems, Santa Barbara, USA
"Coulomb blockade and electron interaction effects in strongly coupled metallic quantum dots", Quantum-dots 2010, Chernagolovka, Russia.
2011 "Anomalous voltage drop in superconducting InOx wires" The Superconductor Insulator Transition, Argonne national lab, USA.
"The electron glass in discontinuous metal films", Disordered systems – from condensed matter to cold atoms, Cargese, Corsica.
2012 “Ultra-slow relaxation in discontinuous film based electron glasses”, Non-equilibrium transport in low dimensional systems, Kfar Blum, Israel.
2013 "Temperature dependent memory in electron glasses", TIDS15, Barcelona.
2001 9th International conference on Hopping and Related Phenomena, Shefayim, Israel – Chair
2003 The 49th meeting of the Israel Physical Society (IPS-2003) – Deputy Chair
- Israeli vacuum society conference – Organizing Committee
2009 55th meeting of the Israeli physical Society- Chair
2011 Transport in disordered interacting systems TIDS14-Chair
Amitay Cohen M.Sc 2000-2002
Doron Barness M.Sc. 2000-2002
Coby Dukow M.Sc. 2002- 2004
Daniel Radovsky Ph.D. 2001-2004
Udi Meridor M.Sc. 2002- 2005
Amitay Cohen Ph.D 2002- 2006
Noa Kurzweil M.Sc. 2003-2005
Noa Kurzweil Ph.D 2005-2009
Liora Biton M.Sc. 2004-2006
Ora Biton Ph.D 2006-2010
Shachaf Poran Ms.C 2009-2011
Daniel Sherman Ms.C 2009-2011
Tal Havdala Ph.D.
Daniel Sherman Ph.D
Shachaf Poran Ph.D
Ariel Eisenbach M.Sc