Research Staff


Yan Benhammou

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6407722

Physics Postdoc - Shrobona Bagchi

Shrobona Bagchi, India

PhD from Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India

Research Field: Time, weak measurements. and correlations in quantum physics

Hosted by: Professor Lev Vaidman

Jyoti Prakash Biswal

Jyoti Prakash Biswal, India

PhD from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Research field: Long lived particles at ATLAS

Hosted by: Prof. Abner Soffer


Oleksandr Borysov

Ph.D. from the Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Ukraine

Under the supervision of Aharon Levy and Halina Abramowicz

Research field: Silicon-Tungsten Luminosity Calorimeter for International Linear Collider

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6406449

Tingting Cao

Tingting Cao, China

PhD from Southern Methodist University, United States

Research field: Measurements of the properties of the SM Higgs in the four lepton decay channel with the ATLAS detector

Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion


Iuliana Cohen

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6408501

Jonathan Dumas

PhD from Universite de Grenoble I., France

Under the supervision of Prof. Eliezer Piasetzky

Research field: Design of a Slow POsitron faciliTy (SPOT)


Yaron Hadad

Yaron Hadad

PhD from the University of Arizona

Under the supervision of Dr. Ishay Pomerantz

Research field: High-field QED theory and the Radiation Reaction problem


Karthik Inbasekar

Karthik Inbasekar, India

PhD from the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India

Research field: String theory, Quantum field theory, S matrices, Gravity, Black holes

Hosted by: Prof Jacob Sonnenschein, Dr Amit Sever

Sergey Kananov

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6405493

Oleg Kuprash

Oleg Kuprash

PhD from Hamburg University

Under the supervision of Prof. Halina Abramowicz

Research field: ATLAS trigger and data analysis


Georgios Laskaris

Georgios Laskaris, Greece

PhD from Duke University, North Carolina (NC), USA 

Research field: High Energy Nuclear Physics 

Host by: Prof. Eliazer Piasetzky

Kelvin McQueen

PhD from the Australian National University

Under the supervision of Prof. Lev Vaidman

Research field: Interpretational issues of quantum mechanics


Minakshi Nayak

Minakshi Nayak, India

PhD from IIT Madras, India

Research Field: Experimental High Energy Physics

Hosted by: Prof. Abner Soffer


Sebouh Jacob Paul

Sebouh Jacob Paul

PhD from The College of William and Mary, USA

Research field: Nuclear and Particle Physics

Hosted by: Prof. Eli Piasetzky and Prof. Jechiel Lichtenstadt


Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt

PhD from Weizmann Institute of Science

Research Field: Searches for new physics with the ATLAS experiment

Hosted by: Dr. Liron Barak and Prof. Erez Etzion


Diego Redigolo

Diego Redigolo

PhD From Universite' Libre de Bruxelles/ Solvay Institutes

Research field: Theoretical Particle Physics

Hosted by: Prof. Tomer Volansky


Yair Shamai

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6405280


Yigal Shamir

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6408501

Sourav Dey

Sourav Dey, India

PhD from Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, India

Research field: High Energy Experimental Particle Physics

Hosted by: Prof. Abner Soffer


Joe Taenzer

Joe Taenzer

PhD from The University of Toronto, Canada

Zuckerman STEM Leadership fellow

Research field: Jet substructure techniques and Higgs to charm decays

Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion


Walter Tangarife Garcia

PhD from The University of Texas at Austin

Under the supervision of Prof. Jacob Sonnenschein


Alexander Tumanov

Alexander Tumanov, Japan

PhD from King's College London, UK

Research field: String Theory, Integrability

Hosted by: Dr. Amit Sever and Prof Shimon Yankielowicz


Lorenzo Ubaldi

PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Under the supervision of Dr. Tomer Volansky


Maria Josefina Alconada Verzini

Maria Josefina Alconada Verzini

PhD from Universidad Nacional de La Plata

Research field: Search of low mass particle produced in association to a pair of tops.

Hosted by: Prof. Erez Etzion and Dr. Liron Barak



Alex Wolf

Email:,  Phone: +972-3-6405281

Yang Zhou

PhD from Institute of Theoretical Physics, in Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research field: string theory, quantum field theory

Under the supervision of Prof. Jacob Sonnenschein




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