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Gilad Yossifon

Gilad Yossifon
Associate Professor
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Phone:
+972-77-8873466
Fax:
+972-77-8875711
Office: 410, DK

Education

  • 1994 - B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion – I.I.T., Israel
  • 1999 - M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion – I.I.T., Israel
  • 2003 - M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • 2007 - Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Research Interests

  • Novel electro-chemo-mechanical energy conversion devices
  • Micro/nanofluidic Lab-on-a-chip biomedical / diagnostic devices
  • Nanochannel-based fuel cells and battery storage devices
  • Nanofluidic electronic circuit equivalents
  • BioMEMS based on DC and AC electrokinetics
  • Nonlinear electrokinetics of micro/nanochannels
  • Field-less spontaneous drug delivery
  • Micro/nano-heat exchangers and Micro/nano-mixing chambers
  • Artificial realizations of ion-channel
  • Functionalized nanocolloid–nanochannel array combination for biomolecular   detection
  • Nonlinear electrokinetic trapping/separation/aggregation in biochips

Guest Appointments

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, University of Notre Dame (2007-2009)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • APS, AICHE

Honors and Awards

  • Horev Fellow in the Leaders in Science and Technology Program (2009)
  • Intel’s award for excellence in Doctoral studies (2006)
  • Wolf Foundation’s award for excellence in Doctoral studies (2006)
  • Graduated with excellence (Magna Cum Laude), M.Sc., Tel-Aviv University (2003)
  • Student best paper award, 50th Areoballistic Range Association (ARA) meeting, California (1999)
  • Graduated with excellence (Magna Cum Laude), M.Sc., Technion – I.I.T. (1999)
  • Graduated with excellence (Summa Cum Laude), B.Sc., Technion – I.I.T. (1994)

  • G.Yossifon, I.Frankel and T.Miloh, On electro-osmotic flows through micro-channel junctions, Physics of Fluids 18, 117108 (2006).
  • G.Yossifon, I.Frankel and T.Miloh, Symmetry breaking in induced-charge electro-osmosis over polarizable spheroids, Physics of Fluids 19, 068105 (2007).
  • G. Yossifon and H.-C. Chang, Selection of Non-Equilibrium Over-Limiting Currents: Universal Depletion Layer Formation Dynamics and Vortex Instability, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 254501 (2008).
  • G.Yossifon, I.Frankel and T.Miloh, Macro-scale description of transient electro-kinetic phenomena over polarizable dielectric solids, J. Fluid Mech., 620, 241-262 (2009).
  • G. Yossifon, P. Mushenheim, Y.-C. Chang and H.-C. Chang, Nonlinear Current-Voltage Characteristics of Nano-Channels, Phys. Rev. E, 79, 046305 (2009).
  • H.-C. Chang and G. Yossifon, Understanding Electrokinetics at the Nanoscale: A Perspective, Biomicrofluidics 3, 012001 (2009).
  • Y. Eckstein, G. Yossifon, A. Seifert, T. Miloh, Nonlinear electrokinetic phenomena around nearly insulated sharp tips in microflows, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 338(1), 243-9 (2009).
  • G. Yossifon, Y.-C. Chang and H.-C. Chang, Rectification, Gating Voltage and Interchannel Communication of Nanoslot Arrays Due to Asymmetric Entrance Space Charge Polarization, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 154502 (2009).
  • G. Yossifon, P. Mushenheim and H.-C. Chang, Eliminating the Limiting-Current Phenomenon by Geometric Field Focusing into Nanopores and Nanoslots, Phys. Rev. E (submitted).