Prof. Abraham Marmur
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Professor Abraham (Avi) Marmur received his D.Sc. in 1974 at the chemical engineering department, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, then spent two years in Buffalo, NY as a postdoc of Eli Ruckenstein. He returned to Technion in 1976 as a faculty member, and is now a Professor Emeritus. During this period, he spent two Sabbatical years, one at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and another at the IBM Almaden Research Center. His goal is to study the fundamentals of interfacial phenomena, such as the definition of surface tension, correlations for interfacial tensions, correct ways of measuring contact angles, unexplored cases in nucleation, etc.