Inbal Weisbord 2021-2022

Institution of PhD:
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Academic Discipline of PhD:
Chemical Engineering
PhD Advisor/s:
Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz
Dissertation Topic:
Block Copolymer Assembly in Micro and Nano Particles
Present Institution:
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Present Academic Position:
PhD student

Inbal was born and raised in Maccabbim-Re’ut, Israel, and now resides in Haifa with her husband, Anthony. After completing military service in the Israeli Air Force, she began her BSc in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree, she discovered a passion for teaching and began tutoring fellow students in various subjects.


Inbal is now studying for her PhD in the Technion’s Direct-to-PhD track, under the supervision of Dr. Tamar Segal-Peretz. Her research focuses on the self-assembly of block copolymers under soft spherical confinement and the selective growth of inorganic materials within the block copolymer polar domains. Inbal employs cutting-edge electron microscopy methods including transmission electron microscopy, tomography, and focused ion beam-scanning electron microscopy tomography to investigate the obtained structures. In addition to her own research, Inbal helps apply these same methods to advance other projects in the group. She also teaches and is in charge of the departmental chemical engineering laboratories and teaches practical courses in scanning electron microscopy to prospective users.


For achievements during her PhD, Inbal has won several awards and fellowships, including best student talk at a scientific conference, the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology fellowship, the Irwin and Joan Jacobs fellowship, and the Aharon and Ephraim Katzir Travel fellowship.