Prof. Ron Lifshitz

חוג לפיזיקה ואסטרונומיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Ron Lifshitz
Phone: 03-6405145
Fax: 03-6406953
Office: Shenkar Physics, 421

Research

  • Quasicrystals - geometrical and physical consequences of aperiodic long-range order

  • Nanomechanics - classical, mesoscopic, and quantum physics of tiny mechanical systems

  • Nonlinear dynamics - with emphasis on nanomechanical systems and quasiperiodic pattern formation

Education

  • B.Sc. in Physics & Computer Science, The Hebrew University, 1990

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Cornell University, 1995

Academic Appointments

  • Research Fellow in Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1995-1998

  • Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1998-1999

  • Senior Lecturer in Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1999-2006

  • Visiting Associate in Physics (Summer appointments), California Institute of Technology, 2001, 2003, 2009

  • Associate Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University, 2006-2013

  • Visiting Associate in Physics (Sabbatical leave), California Institute of Technology, 2006-2007

  • Guest Professor of Physics, University of Stuttgart & Max Planck Institute for Solid State Physics, Summer 2010

  • Visiting Associate in Physics (Long-term appointment), California Institute of Technology, 2011-present

  • Honorary International Chair Professor, National Taipei University of Technology, 2012-2015

  • Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University, 2013-present

  • Chair, Condensed Matter Physics Department, Tel Aviv University, 2015-present

Awards and Prizes

  • Annual recipient of the Dean’s Prize for Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Natural Sciences, The Hebrew University, 1988,1989,1990

  • Prize for the Best Theoretical Presentation by a Young Scientist, 5th International Conference on Quasicrystals, 1995

  • Prize Fellowship in Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1995-1998

  • The Olschwang Prize in Physics, Israel Science Foundation, 2002

  • Rector’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Tel Aviv University, 2002, 2008, 2011

  • Jean-Marie Dubois Award for Research in Quasicrystals, 2013

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2015

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