Prof. Arkadi Vigalok

School of Chemistry
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Prof. Arkadi Vigalok
Phone: 03-6408617
Fax: 03-6409293
Office: Shenkar - Chemistry, 217


  • Organometallic chemistry: late transition metals, nucleophilic and electrophilic fluorination reactions

  • Supramolecular chemistry: metal complexes with new calixarene ligands, polymeric chemosensors

  • Green chemistry: organic synthesis in water and “on water”


  • Postdoctoral studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999-2002

  • PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1994-1999

  • MSc in chemistry, Kazan State University, 1987-1992

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Tel Aviv University, 2013-Present

  • Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University, 2007-2013

  • Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, 2002-2007

Awards and Prizes

  • Israel Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Young Scientists, 2011

  • Raymond and Beverly Sackler Career Development Chair, 2003

  • Yigal Alon New Faculty Award, 2002-2005

  • Schmidt Prize for the Outstanding PhD Thesis in Chemistry in Israel, 2000

  • Fulbright Foundation Postdoctoral Award, 1999-2000

  • Kennedy Distinction Prize, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1999

  • Katzir Foundation Travel Fellowship, 1998

  • Israel Chemical Society Distinction Award for a PhD Student, 1998

  • Fellowship of Distinction, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1997

  • Fellowship of the Ministry of Science and the Arts, Israel, 1994-1997

  • Fellowship of the Mendeleev National Russian Chemical Society, 1990-1991

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