Senior lecturer



Head of academic studies in Chemistry, Materials engineering Dept

Member of the center for the advancement of teaching and learning

Research interest:

  1. Hybrid nanomaterials
  2. Self-assembled monolayers for various applications
  3. Student centred teaching in laboratory courses

Representative publications:

  1. Sfez R., [S] De-Zhong L., Turyan I., Mandler D., Yitzchaik S., “Polyaniline monolayer self-assembled on hydroxyl-terminated surfaces” Langmuir, 17, 2556- 2559, 2001.
  2. Peor, N., Sfez, R. [C], Yitzchaik, S.; "Variable density effect of self-assembled polarizable monolayers on the electronic properties of Silicon" Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 4158, 2008.
  3. Sfez, R., [C] Peor, N. and Yitzchaik, S.; "Experimental evidence for molecular cooperative effect in mixed parallel and antiparallel dipoles monolayers", J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 20531, 2010.
  4. Gankin, A.; Sfez, R#[C]; Mervinetsky, E.; Buchwald, J.; Dianat, A; Medrano Sandonas, L.; Guitierrez, R.; Cuniberti, G.; Yitzchaik, S., "Molecular and Ionic Dipole Effects on the Electronic Properties of Silicon Grafted Alkylamine Monolayers", Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 44873-44879

#equal contribution

  1. Gankin, A.; Mervinetsky, E.; Alshanski, I.; Buchwald, J.; Dianat, A; Guitierrez, R. [PI]; Cuniberti, G.; Sfez, R*[PI].; Yitzchaik, S.* [PI], "ITO Work Function Tunability by Polarizable Chromophore Monolayers" Langmuir, 2019, 35, 2997-3004.
  1. Sfez, R.; "Insights on learning and grading processes in laboratory courses", The Israel Chemist and Engineer (ICE) 1, 42, 2015.

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