Technion USA 2023

Digital Edition
Summer 2023
Feature Story

The Future of Zero-Emission Air Travel

A decade from now, travelers could be flying in a jet that emits no carbon into the atmosphere. The fuel powering that aircraft may have its origins in the Technion’s Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

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IMPACT / Visionary Education
Looking Ahead

Professor Uri Sivan will begin his second term as Technion President in October 2023. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing instability that marked his first term, he nonetheless achieved objectives to ensure the Technion’s continued growth and advancement. In this Q&A, he recaps highlights of his tenure to date and looks at what’s up next.

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IMPACT / Sustainability
Promising Breakthroughs

Imagine juicy burgers sizzling on the grill, made from beef cells without environmental impact or harm to animals. Teaming up with the nonprofit think tank the Good Food Institute in Israel, the Technion is establishing the Sustainable Protein Research Center (SPRC) to conduct research to develop and help commercialize forward-looking food technologies like these.

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Berger Student Fellows
SPOTLIGHT / Technion Students

Technion Students: A League of Their Own

Meet Maya Goldshlager and Aviram Avital ’18, M.S. ’20, 2024 Berger Visiting Fellows.

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Technology Eye

Magic Eye: Computer Vision Offers a Brighter Outlook for Diagnosing Cancer

When clinical pathologists look at images of cells from a patient biopsy, they perceive things the rest of us cannot. Where we see bright pink blobs and dots of purplish blue, they can make out the hallmarks of cancerous disease.

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Brain scans
IMPACT / Human Health

Aging Research That Never Grows Old

Imagine this: One day you wake up to find the steering wheel that had been on one car in your garage is now on your other car, and the parking brakes are also interchanged. According to research conducted by Professor Noam Ziv, something very similar is happening in our brains, because the parts that make up our synapses are constantly moving.

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lab grown meat

Technion Innovations

Learn more about innovations coming out of the Technion.

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SPOTLIGHT / ATS Leadership
Today’s Chicago Innovators, Tomorrow’s Emerging Leaders

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Honoring Ed Satell

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IMPACT / Jacobs Institute
A Bridge to “Endless Opportunities”

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SPOTLIGHT / Technion Alum
Celebrating NASA Scientist & Alum Eliad Peretz

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Treating Diabetes

IMPACT / Human Health

Researchers Offer “Hope” for Treating Diabetes

As a boy of just 12, Technion Neubauer Assistant Professor Shady Farah gave his grandmother daily insulin injections. “It was tough,” he recalled. “You love her and care about her, and it causes pain.”

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SPOTLIGHT / Donor Profile
The Gift of Security

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The Resnicks
SPOTLIGHT / Donor Profile
Historic Gift for Catalysis Will Accelerate a Sustainable Future

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