More than 400 friends and supporters joined Mrs. Lily Safra as she dedicated the new home of ELSC.
Yuval grew up in the the city of Yehud, south-east of Tel Aviv. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Cognitive Science in 2017. Now in the 2nd year of her master’s degree at the Institute of Chemistry, Yuval is researching protein interactions in Prof. Assaf Friedler’s lab as well as working as a teaching assistant. Before joining a lab, she couldn’t have managed without a scholarship.
We extend warm congratulations to Professors Hanah Margalit and Guy Stroumsa for winning the prestigious 2020 Rothschild Prize.
The Rothschild Prize is awarded once every two years (in Sciences) and once every four years (in Humanities and Social Sciences), and is considered one of the top three prestigious prizes that is awarded to academic researchers in Israel.
QueenB is a non-profit organization founded by computer science students that were disheartened by the paucity of women enrolled in Computer Science & Engineering. They decided to take action, in order to increase the representation of Israeli women working in high-tech. QueenB's goal is to inspire girls and women to believe in themselves and have confidence in their abilities.
The Department of Biological Chemistry
“My group’s research area is nutrient remobilization in plants. We use Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) to analyze the composition of small molecules and check how plants break down compounds from one tissue to be used as building blocks in other tissues.
The European Friends of The Hebrew University are proud to announce the launch of the fall-winter webinar series, which will take place October 2019 through January 2020. The monthly webinars will feature leading academics speaking about their research and work at the University.
Porsche, the luxury car company, has decided to invest $2 million in the Israeli startup TriEye.
TriEye is a company that uses SWIR (short-wave-infrared) technology to allow autonomous vehicles to operate effectively even under challenging weather conditions.
The technology was developed in the Hebrew University’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
OrCam Technologies Ltd. is a start-up founded by Hebrew University Professor Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviran, who also co-founded Mobileye in 1999. Mobileye is based on Hebrew University Technology.
Ted-Style Talks by Keynote Hebrew University Speakers on “High-Tech Jerusalem”
This year’s Board of Governors highlighted High-Tech Jerusalem. While outdoor ceremonies, musical events and a fun-filled culinary evening in Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda emphasized the centrality of Jerusalem in the University’s identity, our HUJI Talks showcased the increasing importance of High-Tech in every facet of our research as well as in our daily lives.
Karthikeyan Pandi is a PhD student in the Faculty of Dental Medicine.
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