Lilac Amirav

Lilac Amirav received her Bachelor degree in chemistry from Tel Aviv University at the age of 18, and was then recruited to the IDF where she served as a chemist in the technology unit of the intelligence force. Amirav obtained her Ph.D. from the Technion - Israel Institute of technology, working with Prof. Efrat Lifshitz, and was a postdoctoral fellow working with Prof. Paul Alivisatos at UC Berkeley.  In October 2011 she joined the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion as an Assistant Professor. She is also affiliated with The Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute (RBNI) and the Grand Technion Energy Program (GTEP), and an active member of the I-CORE - Israel Solar Fuels Consortium.

Lilac Amirav Research Group

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."

—Phil Jackson

Our Team: 

Philip Kalisman

Schulich Postdoctoral Fellow

Amirav Group, Nov 2012-2015

B.Sc., Brown University 2006 

Ph.D., UC Berkeley 2012

Sandip Pahari

PBC Postdoctoral Fellow

B.Sc., University of Calcutta, India 2006

M.Sc., University of Delhi, 2008

Ph.D., CSIR-CSMCRI, Gujarat, 2014

Yifat Nakibli

Lab Manager

B.Sc., Technion 2004

M.Sc., Technion 2007

Ph.D., Technion 2013

Lilac Amirav Research Group
Nathan Walton

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow 

B.Sc., University of Utah, 2008

Ph.D., University of Utah, 2013

Trung-Anh Le

Graduate student

M.Sc. Technion, 2017

Shaik Firdoz 

GTEP & Schulich Postdoctoral Fellow 

B.Tech., Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Uni. 2007

M. Tech., Indian Institute of tech. Roorkee, 2010

Ph.D., National University of Singapore, 2015

Imanuel Peer

Graduate student

M.Sc. Technion, 2017


Idan Ashur

Senior Researcher

Amirav Group, Feb 2014-2015

Riccardo Milan

Marsilio Ficino Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Brescia, 2016

Susanta Bhunia 

PBC Postdoctoral Fellow 

Ph.D., IACS, Kolkata, 2015

Xiangqian Fan

Graduate student

Shunit Olszakier

Graduate student

M.Sc. Technion, 2017

Itay Lutzky

Graduate student

Lior Cohen

Graduate student

Kaituo Dong

Graduate student