Functional nanostructures are the enabling basis for today’s and tomorrow’s nanotechnology. Our research group focuses on how to improve functional nanostructures in a wide array of applications, ranging from semiconductor nano-manufacturing to energy and clean water production. We combine research in polymer systems, block copolymer self-assembly, and inorganic materials growth inside polymers together with advanced characterizations technique such as TEM imaging, 3D characterization with TEM tomography, and X-ray scattering to understand and control the next generation of functional nanostructures.
Z. Zhang and A. Simon, C. Abetz, M. Held, A.-L. Höhme, E. S. Schneider, T. Segal-Peretz and V. Abetz. “Hybrid Organic–Inorganic–Organic Isoporous Membranes with Tunable Pore Sizes and Functionalities for Molecular Separation.” Advanced Materials (2021).
F. Barrows, H. Arava, C. Zhou, P. Nealey, T. Segal-Peretz, Y. Liu, S. Bakaul, C. Phatak, and A. Petford-Long. “Mesoscale Confinement Effects and Emergent Quantum Interference in Titania Antidot Thin Films.” ACS nano (2021).
B. K. Barick, N. Shomrat, U. Green, Z. Katzman, and T. Segal-Peretz. “Fabrication of Nanoscale Oxide Textured Surfaces on Polymers.” Polymers 13, no. 13 (2021): 2209.
We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or other related background M.Sc. and Ph.D. students that enjoy working in a team environment. We are also looking for a post-doctoral student to join our group for a fascinating project on controlling the formation and properties of hierarchical nanostructures.
For more details:
The Azrieli Foundation
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
The Wolfson Department of Chemical Engineering
Grand Technion Energy Program
Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute
Israel Science Foundation
Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation
Israel Innovation Authority
Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz is a Horev Fellow supported by the Taub Foundation