Dr. Michal Segal-Rozenhaimer

Department of Geophysics
חוג למדעי כדור הארץ סגל אקדמי בכיר


  • Investigating the effect of natural and anthropogenic pollutants on the atmospheric composition (gases, aerosols and clouds), air quality and climate

  • Utilization of Machine learning based approaches for the retrievals of aerosol and cloud properties from remote sensing measurements

  • Investigating the Earth Radiative budget utilizing remote-sensing and in-situ Atmospheric measurements (nano to meso-scales), radiative transfer simulations and global models


  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, 1999 (Cum Laude)

  • M.Sc., Agricultural Engineering (Soil, Water and Environment), Technion, 2002 (Cum Laude)

  • P.hD., Environmental Engineering (Atmospheric Chemistry), Technion, 2010

Academic Appointments

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, NASA Ames Research Center, California, USA, 2011-2013

  • Research Scientist, BAERI, NASA Ames Research Center, California, USA, 2013 –Today

  • Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Department of Geophysics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, 2019-Today

Awards and Prizes

  • Gutwirth Excellence Award, Technion, Israel, 2002, 2008

  • Jacobs Excellence Award, Technion, Israel, 2007

  • The “whole organism” Excellence award, Israeli Ministry of Agriculture, 2007-2008

  • Rieger JNF Fellowship for research in Environmental Science (USA), 2001-2, 2007

  • Minerva Research Fellowship (Israel-Germany Exchange), 2009

  • Levi Eshkol Doctoral Fellowship – Israeli Ministry of Science, 2008-2010

  • Advancing Women in Science Fellowship, Weizmann Institute, Israel, 2010-2012

  • NASA Post-doctoral Fellowship program (NPP), 2011-2013

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