BGU’s expertise in nanoscience is advancing water desalination, drug delivery, alternative energy, computing, and homeland security.
Manipulating the tiniest building blocks of the material world – atoms – BGU scientists are developing new materials to convert light and heat into electrical energy, and to produce lightweight cars and planes of unprecedented strength. Bulky night vision goggles are being transformed into lightweight eyeglasses. Researchers are developing incredibly small transistors to power computers, membranes for desalinating water, and nanostructures that can deliver targeted drugs to diseased cells. Read more about the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (IKI).
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Helping a Wider Audience Enjoy Broadway Shows
The GalaPro app transcribes performances for the hearing-impaired in real-time.
BGU Researchers Crack the Code of Invisibility
They figured out how to manipulate light to render an object, such as an optical chip, invisible.
Israel Excels in Space and Satellite Technology
BGU plays a key role by designing microsatellites and conducting environmental research from space.