Prof. Gilad Haran

PhD – Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
Chemical Physics, Raman expert.

Prof. Haran is currently full professor in the department of Chemical Physics of the Weizmann Institute of Science, and holds the Hilda Pomeraniec Memorial Professorial Chair. He heads the Promotions Committee of the Chemistry Faculty at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He also heads the national committee to IUPAB of the Israel Science Foundation.
Gilad Haran did his Ph.D at Weizmann Institute with Profs. Ephraim Katchalsky-Katzir and Elisha Haas. He was then a post-doctoral fellow with Prof. Robin Hochstrasser at the University of Pennsylvania. Gilad Haran’s lab is using single-molecule spectroscopy to study molecular dynamics, using methods such as fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy, and tackling problems from protein folding and association to charge transfer dynamics on metal surfaces.