Prof. David Avnir

Prof. David Avnir


Prof. David Avnir is a Professor at the Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he received all his academic qualifications and where he held the positions of Head of the School of Chemistry, Head of the Institute of Chemistry and Head of the Graduate School in Experimental Sciences, among other positions.

His current scientific activities include sol-gel organic hybrid materials and biomaterials, organically doped metals, and theoretical and experimental aspects of chirality and symmetry.

Prof. Avnir is one of Israel’s most cited chemists and has received several awards including The Israel Chemical Society Prize (2011), placement on the Hebrew University’s “Wall of Innovators” (2012), and the Life Achievement Award of the International Sol-Gel Society (2013).

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