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Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

A major focus of Alex's research has been materials chemistry/nanoscience. He joined the Chemistry faculty at the University of Pittsburgh in September 2005 as an Assistant Professor. He received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from Tel-Aviv University in 1994 and 2000, respectively. He then spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in J. Fraser Stoddart group at California NanoSystems Institute at University of California, Los Angeles. From 2002 to 2005 Alex was a Senior Scientist and Manager of Applications Development at Nanomix, Inc.- a nanotechnology startup company - where he worked on development and commercialization of carbon nanotube-based sensors.

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