Professor Shachar Richter

Researcher and Scientist at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tel Aviv University.

Winner of the distinguished visiting scientist award of The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

About

Prof. Shachar Richter (Ph.D. Materials Science and Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) is the head of the Bio and Molecular Electronics Lab and a faculty member at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Tel Aviv University. After graduation, Prof. Richter was a post-doctorate fellow and later appointed as an independent staff member (MTS) at Bell-Laboratories and Agere Systems (NJ, USA).In 2001 he joined Tel Aviv University, where he established the Nano-electronics lab at the Centre for Nano-science and Nanotechnology, where he serves as a core member. In 2003 he joined as a faculty member at the School of Chemistry, and in 2013 he moved to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. In 2017 he was a sabbatical professor at Monash University (Australia), and In 2019 he won the distinguished visiting scientist award of The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).His current research interests are jellyfish-based composites for medical and cosmetics applications, molecular and bioelectronics, bio-nano composites, and novel patterning technologies. Prof. Richter held several public roles, including heading the MSc in Materials Science and Engineering, Tel Aviv University serving as the President of the IVS (Israel Vacuum Society focusing on nanotechnology and surface science), Chair of the chemistry committee of the Standards Institute of Israel and more. He also serves on the editorial board of several journals. Some of his patents were licensed to companies and are in the process of commercialization.From December 2019, Prof. Richter is the director of the Wolfson Applied MaterialsResearch Centre at Tel Aviv University.

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Education

Ph.D. Materials Science and Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Awards

Visiting scientist award of The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)