IVS SURFACE SCIENCE EXPERTISE EXCELLENCE AWARD

IVS SURFACE SCIENCE EXPERTISE EXCELLENCE AWARD

IVS SURFACE SCIENCE EXPERTISE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Dr. Anatoli Bekkerman (Technion)

Anatoli Bekkerman has received his Master Degree of Engineer Physicist in the Tashkent Technical University (USSR) and his Ph.D. in physics and mathematics in the Institute of Electronics Uzbek Academy of Sciences in the field of Secondary Ion Microanalyzer and research of phenomenon of cluster emission under bombardment of surfaces by heavy energetic atomic ions. Bekkerman has started his career in Israel in 1995 as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of “Molecular Beams  and  Surface Scattering” managed by Professor Eliezer Kolodney  at the Faculty of Chemistry of Technion. His work was focused on design of experimental equipment and research of surface scattering of hyperthermal fullerene molecular beams. In year 2000 he has been appointed to the position of Faculty’s R&D Engineer. His main activity has been focused on design, development, manufacturing, construction and technical support of experimental equipment for Faculty’s research groups and Teaching Labs. Emphasize is given to developing of unique cutting edge devices in the field of experimental surface science, analytical and technological equipment in the fields of optical spectroscopy and nanotechnology. Dr. Bekkerman is a coauthor of more than 50 scientific articles and two US patents.