Professor Yair Ein-Eli serves as the Dean of the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology since 2018. Yair graduated from Bar-Ilan University (1995). He joined the Department of Materials Engineering at the Technion in 2001 after serving 3 years as the VP of R&D of Electric Fuel Ltd. (Israel) Before that, he was a post-doctoral fellow (1995-1998) at Covalent Assoc. Inc. (MA, USA). Current research projects of Yair in the field of power sources involve advanced materials for Li-ion batteries, alkaline batteries, metal-air cells and fuel cells. He is also engaged in research and development of electroplating methods, as well as corrosion inhibitors studies.