Yoram Burak, Ph.D


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  • 2012-  Senior Lecturer  (Assistant Professor).

    Racah Institute of Physics, and Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  • 2007-2011  Swartz postdoctoral fellow. Center for Brain Science, Harvard University. Advisors: Prof. Haim Sompolinsky, Prof. Markus Meister.

  • 2005-2007  Postdoctoral research associate. Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara. Advisor: Prof. Boris Shraiman. 


  • 1998-2004: Ph.D. in physics. Tel-Aviv University. Thesis: "Solvent mediated interactions in electrolytes and related electrostatic systems." Advisor: Prof. David Andelman. 

    Graduated: 2005, with distinction

  • 1988-1991: Undergraduate studies in physics (major) and computer science (minor). Tel-Aviv University, Disciplinary program for excellence. 

    Graduated: 1991, Summa Cum Laude.


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