Yair completed his dual B.Sc. in materials science and engineering and chemistry from Technion in 2011. He worked at the chemical plants in Haifa for 7 years, mainly as a process engineer in companies like Gadot Biochemistry, Enzimotech and TAMI IMI, ICL's Institute of R&D before enrolling as an M.Sc. student. He decided to return to the academic world in hopes of making the world a better place for his 3 children. Yair is currently researching new materials to be used as electrocatalysts in the hydrazine oxidation reaction. He enjoys outdoor activities such as rock climbing, running and travelling with his kids.
Papers in the group:
- Y. Shahaf, A. Mahammed, A. Raslin, A. Kumar, E. M. Farber, Z. Gross, D. Eisenberg, “Orthogonal Design of Fe-N4 Active Sites and Hierarchical Porosity in Hydrazine Oxidation Electrocatalysts”, ChemElectroChem., in press, 2022