Dr. Peter Beker

Dr. Peter Beker

Dr. Beker is an expert in the field of nano crystal-growing technology, including development and research into organic crystal structures and design and engineering of crystal-growing systems. He has held senior development positions in leading technological companies; including as senior-physicist, and has led engineering and development teams. Dr. Beker has published many scientific articles in the field of organic crystal-growing. He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Electronics from Tel Aviv University and he's currently serving as a researcher at SCE institute


Electrical and electronics engineering


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2007-2012  Ph.D, M.Sc.   Tel Aviv University, Israel.  Adviser: Prof. Gil Rosenman.

                   Direct Ph.D. Program for outstanding student, School of Electrical Engineering.      

                   Thesis Title: Bio-Inspired Peptide Nanostructures: Nanofabrication and        Functional Properties.                                                                                                                            

2002-2006  B.Sc. in Department of Electricity and Electronics, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, (outstanding graduate award), Israel.


Since 2017  Development of a deposition system for transperent polymers


Peer reviewed papers


L. Adler-Abramovich, D. Aronov, P. Beker, M. Yevnin, L. Buzhansky, Gil Rosenman, E. Gazit, Self-assembled arrays of peptide nanotubes by vapour deposition, Nature Nanotechnology, 4, 849 (2009).


 J. Shklovsky, P. Beker, N. Amdursky, E. Gazit, and G. Rosenman, Bioinspired peptide nanotubes: Deposition technology and physical properties, Materials Science and Engineering: B, 169 62–66 (2010). 



Amdursky N., Beker P., Shklovsky J., Gazit E. and Rosenman G. Ferroelectric and related phenomena in biological and bioinspired nanostructures, Ferroelectrics 399,107, 2010 (2010). 


P. Beker., I. Koren., N. Amdursky, E. Gazit and G. Rosenman .Bioinspired Peptide Nanotubes as Supercapacitor Electrodes, J. of Materials Science, DOI 10.1007/s10853-010-4624-z (2009). 


P. Beker and G. Rosenman, Bioinspired Supercapacitor Electrodes with Peptide Nanotubes" J. of Material Research , 25, 8, 1661-1666 (2010). 


Rosenman G., P. Beker, I. Koren , M. Yevnin, B. Bank, E. Mishina, S. Semin Bioinspired Peptide Nanotubes: Deposition Technology, Basic Physics and Nanotechnology Applications, Review paper, J. Peptide Science, 2011; 17: 75–87 


N. Amdursky, P. Beker, I. Koren, B. Bank-Srour, E. Mishina, S. Semin, T. Rasing, Y. Rosenberg, Z. Barkay, E. Gazit, G. Rosenman, Structural Transition in Peptide Nanotubes, Biomacromolecules, 12, 1349–1354, 2011. 


A. Handelman, P. Beker, N. Amdursky, G.Rosenman, Physics and Engineering of Peptide Supramolecular Nanostructures, Perspective Review, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 6391–6408, 2012.

A. Handelman, P. Beker, E. Mishina, S. Semin , N. Amdursky, G. Rosenman, Ferroelectric Properties and Phase Transition in Dipeptide Nanotubes, Ferroelectrics, 430:84–91, 2012. 


Becky Bank-Srour, Peter Becker, Leonid Krasovitsky, Alexander Gladkikh, Yuri Rosenberg, Zahava Barkay, Gil Rosenman, Physical Vapor Deposition of Peptide Nanostructures, Polymer Journal (2013) 45, 494–503. 


Books/collective volumes


Books/collective volumes (Authorship or editorship)   
N. Amdursky, P. Beker, G. Rosenman, Physics of Peptide Nanostructures and Their Nanotechnology Applications, in the book " Peptide Materials: From Nanostructures to Applications, First Edition. Edited by C. Alemán, A. Bianco and M. Venanzi, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2013, p. 1-36.


Since 2016       B.Sc. program. Energy conversion, Introduction to communication