Prof. Roey Amir

School of Chemistry
Faculty of Exact Sciences
ביה"ס לכימיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Roey Amir
Phone: 03-6408435
Fax: 03-6409293
Office: Shenkar - Chemistry, 305


  • Design, synthesis and characterization of smart polymers

  • Design, synthesis and characterization of dendrimers and polymeric hybrids

  • Stimuli responsive self-assembly and disassembly

  • Utilization of smart polymers as selective drug delivery systems


  • B.Sc. in chemistry, graduated with Excellency, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, 1997-2000

  • M.Sc. in Chemistry, graduated with Excellency, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Shabat. Thesis title: Design and synthesis of novel drug delivery systems, 2000-2003

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Shabat. Thesis title: Self-Immolative Dendrimers as Novel Drug-Delivery Platforms, 2003-2007

  • Post-doc in the group of Prof. Craig J. Hawer in the Materials Research Laboratory at University of California Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 2008-2012

Academic Appointments

  • Senior lecturer, Tel Aviv University, 2012-2018

  • Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University, 2018-Present

  •  Academic Head of the ADAMA Center for Novel Delivery Systems in Crop Protection 2020-Present

Awards and Prizes

  • The Dean's Awards, Tel-Aviv University, 1998-2000

  • The Annual Award of the TEVA Institute of Organic and Biomedical Chemistry to the Very Best Student in Organic Chemistry, 2005

  • J. Jortner and R.D. Levin Prize for Chemistry Research Students, The Israel Chemical Society, 2007

  • Prof. Michael Chorev Annual Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, The Medicinal Chemistry Section of The Israel Chemical Society, 2007

  • The Rothschild Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, Yad Ha-Nadiv, Israel, 2008

  • The Materials Research Laboratory Holzblat 007 16:00-17:30, 2011

  • Allon Fellowship, The Council for Higher Education of Israel, 2013-2015

  • The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Career Development Chair, 2017

  • PMSE Young Investigator by the Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and engendering of the American Chemical Society, 2017

  • The Israel Chemical Society Prize For the Outstanding Young Scientist, 2018

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