People

Group Leader

Ester Segal earned her B.Sc. (cum laude) in chemical engineering in 1997 from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Read more... Continue Reading Prof. Ester Segal
 

Administrative Assistant

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Ms. Inbal Unger-Cavari

Position: Administrative Assistant
email:  inbalc@technion.ac.il
Phone:  04-8294223
Inbal Unger-Cavari is the administrative assistant of Prof. Ester Segal's Lab. She is currently an MBA student at the Technion. Read more... Continue Reading Ms. Inbal Unger-Cavari
 

Lab Manager

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Dr. Naama Massad-Ivanir

Position: Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
email:  naamam@technion.ac.il
Phone:  04-8294223
Dr. Naama Massad-Ivanir is the manager of Prof. Ester Segal's lab. She received her B.Sc.degree in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion in 2006. She joined the Segal Lab on October 2007 and received her PhD in 2013. Her PhD thesis focused on the development and characterization of porous Silicon-based hybrids for biosensing applications. Read more... Continue Reading Dr. Naama Massad-Ivanir
 

Researchers

Ofer received his B.Sc in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion in 2012 (Summa cum laude). His published undergraduate research examined the effect of different aldohexoses on the micellization of beta casein using pyrene as a fluorescent probe. Read more... Continue Reading Ofer Printz-Setter, Researcher
 
 
Nitzan holds a PhD in Plant Pathology and Agronomy. He has a vast academic and industrial experience, encompassing phytopathology, microbiology, post-harvest technologies and agriculture crop breeding. Dr. Nitzan will be working as a researcher, focusing on the Horizon 2020, NanoPack project. Read more... Continue Reading Dr. Nadav Nitzan, Researcher
 

Graduate Students

Maks received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in 2009 and 2011 respectively. Read more... Continue Reading Maksym Krepker, Ph.D student
 
Nitzan received his B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (2013). He is currently a Ph.D student at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering. Read more... Continue Reading Nitzan Raz, Ph.D student
 
Shiran Garnai Hirsch received her M.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Material Engineering from Ben Gurion University in 2012. Read more... Continue Reading Shiran Garnai Hirsch, Ph.D student
 
Michal received her B.Sc. in Biotechnology and Food Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (2014). She is currently a Ph.D student at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering. Read more... Continue Reading Michal Rosenberg, Ph.D student
 
Sofi is an M.Sc student at the department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering. Read more... Continue Reading Sofi Arshavsky-Graham, Ph.D. student
 
Yuri received his B.Sc. degree in biotechnology engineering from ORT Braude college. He did his internship in Agrobics, a startup company for waste water treatment. His research project focused on characterizing and optimizing polymeric matrices for anaerobic waste water treatment. Read more... Continue Reading Yuri Haimov, M.Sc student
 
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Heidi Leonard, Ph.D student

Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
email:  hleonard@technion.ac.il
Heidi received her Bachelors degree in Chemistry with a focus in Mathematics from Pomona College (California, USA) in 2012. Her undergraduate research involved the growth of inorganic crystals from chemical vapor deposition.Read more... Continue Reading Heidi Leonard, Ph.D student
 

Undergraduate Students

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Reut Horev , B.Sc student

Reut is a senior year B.Sc student, she joined Prof. Ester Segal's lab this past winter Continue Reading Reut Horev , B.Sc student
 
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Miri Hertsberg, , B.Sc student

Miri is a Junior year B.Sc student, she joined Prof. Ester Segal's lab this summer Continue Reading Miri Hertsberg, , B.Sc student
 
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Daniel Weizman, B.Sc student

Daniel is a Junior year B.Sc student, she joined Prof. Ester Segal's lab this summer Continue Reading Daniel Weizman, B.Sc student
 

Visiting Students

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Emily York, B.Sc student

email:  eayork@ucsd.edu
Emily joined professor Segal's lab this June as a Summer Intern working directly with Dr. Nadav Nitzan. She is assisting research on microbiology, specifically antimicrobial polymer nano composites for active packaging applications. She is currently attending the University of California, San Diego in San Diego California to attain a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering. She enjoys running, going to the beach, and trying all of the diverse foods that Israel has to offer in her free time Continue Reading Emily York, B.Sc student