Physics Department

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Physics Department

The Department of Physics at Technion seeks to educate the next generation of scientists and to equip them with skills to explore and to better understand the physical world. Our department is at the forefront of contemporary research in a wide range of fields in physics.

In addition, the Physics Department operates a number of centers for interdisciplinary research, which facilitate interactions with other departments at the Technion, and create an Institute-wide atmosphere of cooperation.

Research groups: Astrophysics, Atomic Physics, Computational Physics, Electron Spectroscopy, Extreme Nonlinear Optics Group, Magnetism, Optics, Plasma Physics, String Theory, Theoretical Particle Physics.

Detailed information can be found here.
Information about the Research Groups can be found here.


Prof. Keren Kinneret

Keren Kinneret

  • Ph.D.: Physics, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology 2003
  • M.Sc.: Physics, The Weizmann Institute of Science 1998
  • B.Sc.: Physics and Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996


Main Nano Field: Biophysical aspects of cell motility, Self-organization in biological systems, Interface between molecular biology and nanotechnology.