Annual joint workshop between Tel Aviv University and the University of California at Irvine (UCI)
On September 15-16th 2016, the fifth annual joint workshop between Tel Aviv University and the University of California at Irvine (UCI) took place in Irvine, California (USA). This year's workshop was dedicated to "Functional and Nanomaterials" in honor of the opening of the new microscopy center at UCI and the desire to establish the international status of the materials science department at Tel Aviv University. The workshop was organized by Dr. Brian Rosen (TAU), Prof. Yosi Shacham (TAU), Dr. Lily Wu (UCI) and Dean of Engineering Gregory Washington (UCI). All core members of the materials science department presented at this workshop, as well as a number of relevant researchers from other departments at TAU and from around Israel. The first evening of the conference was marked by a festive gala, attended by the Chancellor of UCI, Prof. Howard Gilman, and the President of TAU, Prof. Joseph Klafter. This gala marked the signing of an agreement of mutual understanding and collaboration between the two universities. For more information about the workshop, visit http://fun2025.eng.uci.edu.
Professor Enrique Lavernia, the rector of UCI, was hosted by the department, met will all of the core members, and was invited to give a seminar in the framework of The Seidman Family Lecture Series dedicated through the generous donation of David and Shoshana Seidman in honor of their parents, Elie and Jeanne Cohen-Sabban z"l, and Charles and Jeanette Seidman z"l. For more information please visit https://engineering.tau.ac.il/sites/engineering.tau.ac.il/files/Enrique%20Lavernia%20Seminar%20-%20021116.pdf