He works in the area of catalysis, discovering new molecules and materials to speed up chemical reactions. In his independent career, he received the Thieme Chemistry Journals Award in 2022, which recognizes promising early career researchers worldwide. In the same year he was selected by The Marker magazine as one of the 40 under 40 most promising young people in Israel.

Born in the Netherlands, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemistry at Leiden University. He furthered his master’s studies and obtained a Ph.D. at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Following post-doctoral work at the California Institute of Technology, he joined the Technion in 2017 as a Horev Fellow and has since been honored with the Azrieli Fellowship.

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