Israel Schechter


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    1985 …2022

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    Prof. Israel Schechter holds the Abronson Family Academic Chair at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He did his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1987) and joined the Technion in 1993. His current research interest includes development of new analytical chemistry technologies, laser spectroscopy, chemometry, and analysis of particulate matter. He has developed the Multiphoton Electron Extraction Spectroscopy (MEES), which is a new analytical spectroscopic method. He has supervised ca. 40 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and 25 post-doctoral and researchers. He published over 150 scientific papers and edited 6 books. He serves as the President of the Israel Analytical Chemistry Society, as the head of Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority, and as the head of the chemistry department at GTIIT. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Rev. Anal. Chem. and on the editorial board of 5 journals. Among his awards are: The Fritz Haber Prize for excellence in research (1988), The Hershel Rich Innovation Award (1994, 1999, 2015), The Gutwirth Award for Excellent Research (1995), The Mitchell Entrepreneurial Award (1995, 2000), The Muriel and David Jacknow Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009) and The Israel Chemical Society Prize for Technological Innovation (2014).

    Research Interests

    • Analytica chemistry
    • Analytical spectroscopy
    • laser spectroscopy


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