Prof. David Zitoun


Prof. David Zitoun is Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and a member of the Nano-Energy and Nano-Materials Center at the Bar-Ilan Institute of Nano-technology and Advanced Materials (BINA).


He came to Bar-Ilan University from the University of Montpellier, France, as part of the 2009 cohort of returning scientists, a special program within Bar-Ilan University to recruit young Israeli scientists to return to work in Israel.


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