Assoc. Prof. Boaz Pokroy

ACADEMIC DEGREES

19962000: B.Sc. in Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Cum Laude

19962000: B.A. in Chemistry, Technion, Haifa, Cum Laude

20002003: M.Sc. in Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Magna Cum Laude. Supervisor, Prof. Emil Zolotoyabko; Advisor, Prof. Noam Adir

20032006: Ph.D. in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering (Technion, Haifa). Supervisor, Prof. Emil Zolotoyabko

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

7-2014–Present:   Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion, Haifa

2009–2014:          Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion, Haifa

2007–2009:          Visiting Scholar (Fulbright) in the lab of Prof. Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

2/2007–8/2007:  Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Joanna Aizenberg,

Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Biomineralization, Biomimetics, Biomimetic crystal growth, Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs), Self assembly, X-Ray diffraction, Wetting of surfaces, Organic/Inorganic hybrid interfaces and materials, Surface structure of ultraflat metal thin films, Short-range order of amorphous thin films deposited via atomic layer deposition (ALD)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  1. Introduction to Materials Engineering (Materials Science & Engineering), Undergraduate
  2. Introduction to Materials Engineering (Civil Engineering), Undergraduate
  3. Introduction to Materials Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering), Undergraduate
  4. Biomineralization, Advanced course (Materials Science & Engineering), Undergraduate
  5. Crystalline Polymers (Materials Science & Engineering), Graduate, in preparation