Prof. David Zitoun



1995 – 1999:               M.Sc., Physical Chemistry

Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France

2000 – 2003:               Ph.D., Coordination Chemistry

Universite Toulouse III, France

Thesis title: Synthesis and magnetism of bimetallic nanoparticles

Supervisor: Dr Bruno Chaudret

2003 – 2004:               Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Inorganic chemistry

Nanowire Research Laboratory, Department of chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

Supervisor: Professor Peidong Yang


2014-             :            Associate professor, Department of Chemistry, Bar Ilan University

2009 – 2014 :            Senior lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Bar Ilan University

2004 – 2009:            Senior lecturer, Universite Montpellier II, France


 Appointments and administrative positions

(include administrative positions, advisory boards, chairmanship/membership of committees, incumbent Chairs)

2009 – present:           Member of the Bar Ilan Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced materials (BINA), Bar Ilan University

2005 – 2009:              Scientific advisor for the Magnetic Measurements unit (University Montpellier II, France)


 Awards and fellowships

2000                           DGA (Delegation Generale de l’Armement) PhD Fellowship

2003                           DGA post-doctoral fellowship



Research grants

2007-2008: Pessoa bilateral project (France-Portugal)

2009-2012: Coordinator of Inxilicium project funded by the French agency ANR: Ink-jet printed amorphous silicon photovoltaics

2010: ISF departmental grant

2010-2012: Marie Curie FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF mobility grant

2011-2013: France-Israel collaboration on Renewable Energy and storage

2012-2013: Chief of Scientist “Nofar”

2012-2015: ISF research center on electrochemical propulsion (INREP)

Equipment grants

2013-2015: Chief of Scientist “Kamin”