USIEF Lecturer Program

Higher education institutions, government-related institutions, NGOs, research organizations and think tanks are encouraged to invite US Fulbright scholars currently in Israel to present lectures or to participate in seminars and workshops.

The following is a list of current scholars, together with their dates of visits, e-mail addresses and lecture topics:

Dr. John Kolinski, July, 2014 - May 31, 2016


Lecture topic: "Air mediated dynamics of droplet impact on a smooth, solid surface."


Dr. Kyle Knabb, September, 2015 - May 01, 2017


"Ancient Metallurgy and Human Environmental Impacts: A Closer Look at Landscape Degradation, Agricultural Production, and Copper Mining in the Faynan Valley, Southern Jordan."

"Settlement Patterns and Landscape Archaeology in South-West Jordan."


Dr. Joseph Ringel, October, 2014 - June 31, 2016


Lecture topic: "Religious life in Israeli settlements.”


Professor Naomi Chesler, October, 2015 - February 31, 2015


Lecture topics: 

"Sex differences in the progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension"

"The biomechanics of pulmonary arterial hypertension"

"Stress MRI: A new view of blood flow changes with exercise"

"Vascular and ventricular consequences of pulmonary arterial hypertension: preclinical and clinical studies"

"Virtual internships for real-world, mentored and scalable first-year engineering education"


Professor Richard Robinson, October, 2015 - February 15, 2015


Lecture topics:

"Engineering of Nanoparticles to achieve Macroscopic Functionality"

"Solid−Solid Phase Transformations and 2D Heterostructures in Copper Sulfide Nanoparticles"

"Chemical Transformations in Nanoparticles"

"Probing Phonon Surface Scattering in Nanostructures Using a Microfabricated Phonon Spectrometer"

"Engineering and Assembling Nanoscale Building Blocks for Energy Applications"

"Functional Nanostructured Systems through Solution Chemistry"

"Scalable Production of Nanoparticles for Emerging"


Professor Marc Schlossberg, October, 2015 - February 31, 2015


Lecture topics:

 "Rethinking Streets and Transportation for People and Places"

"SCYP - A Massively Scaled, Radically Simple University - Community Engaement Program For Social Innovation”


Dr. Alyssa Findlay,August, 2015 - March 31, 2017


Lecture topic: "Sulfur cycling and (nano)particle formation along redox gradients".