Research grants

  1. 2016-2019, Ministry of S&T, Israel, MIA program, Low-voltage micro-mechanical actuator technology fully integrated with Simicrofabrication (coordinator; with I. Lubomirsky, WIS and Y. Shacham and S. Krilov, TAU), 245,000 p.a.
  2. 2015-2019, Israel Science Foundation, Electro-chemo-mechanics: development and integration of measurement methods for better understanding of coupling phenomena, $243,000 p.a.
  3. 2014-2017, PRINTEL Consortium financed by the Israel Ministry of Economy, 1,240,000 NIS for the first three years.
  4. 2014, QMS for measuring from atmospheric pressure, Yoed Tsur and Ilan Riess, RBNI, Russel Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, $16,000
  5. 2014-2015, Examining causes for instability in the oxide membrane in a solid oxide fuel cell under operation conditions, Yoed Tsur and Ilan Riess, NEVET, Grand Technion Energy Program, $40,000.
  6. 2014, Dual push-rod dilatometer, co-funded by Wolfson fund and Adelis fund, $100,000.
  7. 2013, Joint BGU-Technion: Development, Analysis and Integration of Photoelectrolytic System Components for Solar Hydrogen Production, Adelis fund, administered by GTEP. Yoed Tsur and Viacheslaw Freger, Technion; E. Korin A. Bettelheim, BGU. $50,000 ($25,000 each side).
  8. 2013-2016, TEPS Consortium financed by the Israel Ministry of Economy, 760,000 NIS for the first three years.
  9. 2013-2014, MAYMAD program, administered by MAGNET, the Israel Ministry of Economy, with Tortek Ltd., Development of advanced bedding for electrodes of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, 500,000 NIS.
  10. 2012, Joint BGU-Technion: New Concepts for the Preparation of Membrane-Catalytic Electrode Fuel Cell Systems, Adelis fund, administered by GTEP. Yoed Tsur and Viacheslaw Freger, Technion; E. Korin A. Bettelheim, BGU. $40,000 ($20,000 each side).
  11. 2012-2016, Israel Science Foundation, National academic research center for electrical propulsion (a national center of 14 PIs, headed by Doron Aurbach), my share, ca. 1,500,000 NIS.
  12. 2012, PV Nanocell, 100,000 NIS.
  13. 2012-2015, BSF-Energy, Novel thermoelectric materials, $195,000 (with C.A. Randall and G. Mahan, PennState).
  14. 2012-2015, Ministry of infrastructure, Stress adaptive materials for application in novel fuel cells, 360,000 NIS (with I. Lubomirsky, WIS).
  15. 2011, RBNI-GTEP joint program, Modified Ni nanoparticles for front metallization of solar cells using inkjet printing, $30,000
  16. 2011-2012, RBNI-Nanogune joint program in nanotechnology, Resistive switching in oxide nanoparticles, 40,000 €
  17. 2009-2010, RBNI-CFN-WINI joint program in nanotechnology, Nano oxide perovskites with enhanced surface exchange kinetics, $60,000.
  18. 2008-2009, Umbrella “future energy” program, Technion-Aachen-Juelich, Proton conducting perovskites based on spatial distributed donor doping, $30,000.
  19. 2008, Energy Research Fund, Technion, A new type of fuel cells based on combination of ionic conductors, $10,000.
  20. 2005, NATAF program, administered by MAGNET, the Israel Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor, Monitoring membrane fouling by nanoparticles, 150,000 NIS.
  21. 2005, Dvorah fund, Technion, Geo-acoustic detector, $30,000.
  22. 2004-2008, NFM Consortium financed by the Israel Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor, Nanocrystals – agglomerate relations, P.I. Yoed Tsur, C.I. Eugen Rabkin, 1,448,000 NIS.
  23. 2003-2006, Israel Science Foundation, 155/03-12.6, Control of properties of solid state devices based on mixed ionic-electronic, non stoichiometric, conductors, P.I. Ilan Riess, C.I., Yoed Tsur, $135,000.
  24. 2002-2006, WFCM Consortium financed by the Israel Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor, Line edge roughness detection, 567,000 NIS.
  25. 2001, Israel Science Foundation, Lab for new faculty member, appended to 107/01-12.6, $100,000 (+$100,000 Technion’s matching fund).
  26. 2001-2004, Israel Science Foundation, 107/01-12.6, Synthesis and development of oxide materials for nanotechnology, $165,000.