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-1- NOEMBER 2001 CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. YORAM OREN PERSONAL DETAILS: 28.2.1943: Born in Rishon Le Zion, Israel 1961-1962: Studies at the Israeli Air Force School, Electronic Department. 1962-1964: Army service, Israeli Air Force. Address: Work – BGU-IAR POBox 653, Beer-Sheva 84150, Israel, Tel. 08-6477167 Home – 20 Vered St. Beer-Sheva, 84853, Israel, Tel. 08-6274699. EDUCATION 1964-1968: Undergraduate studies in chemistry, the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. 1969-1972: MSc studies. The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel. Advisors: Prof. O. Kedem, Dr. A. Litan. Title: “The state of the solution membrane interface during ion transport across an Ion exchange membrane”. 1974-1978: PhD studies. The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Advisors: Prof. O. Kedem, Dr. A. Soffer. Title: “Electrochemical Parametric Pumping” -2- EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Since February 2000: Visiting scientist, Inst. for Applied research – BGU. 1988-1989: Senior Consultant, Millipore Co., Bedford MA. 1979-1981: Senior research associate, the Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio. Since 1968: Chemistry Division, Nuclear Research Center- Negev, Israel. Last Position: Group leader in Electrochemistry and Corrosion. Professional grade ( +אsince 1.7.98) PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Since 2000: Member of the Israel Desalination Society. 1995- 1998: Scientific consultant - Solec - TMD, LTD. TMD Industrial Park, Oron Dr, DN Arava 86800, Israel. Since 1994: Member of the Working Party on Electrochemical Engineering in EFCE (European Federation for Chemical Engineering). 1990- 1994: Director, Hashbahat Maim -TMD, LTD. TMD Industrial Park, Oron Dr, DN Arava 86800, Israel. Since 1984: Activity in applied Science and high technology in collaboration with Rotem Industries LTD. -3- SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS 1. Photosensitized dimerization of thymin and cytozine in DNA. R. Ben-Ishai, E. Ben-Hur, Y. Horenfeld (Oren); Israel J. of Chemistry, 6, 769 (1968). 2. The state of the solution membrane interface during ion transport across an Ion exchange membrane. Y. Oren, A. Litan; J. Phys. Chem. 78, 1805 (1974). 3. Electrochemical Parametric pumping. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; J. Electrochem. Soc. 125, 869 (1978). 4. Water desalination by means of electrochemical parametric pumping : separation properties of a multistage column. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; J. Appl. Electrochem. 13, 484 (1983). 5. Water desalination by means of electrochemical parametric pumping : the equilibrium properties of a batch unit cell. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; J. Appl Electrochem 13, 473 (1983). 6. Dendritic growth studies in acidic Zinc Chloride solutions. Y. Oren, U. Landau, Electrochimica Acta 27, 739 (1982). 7. Removal of bacteria from water by Electroadsorption on porous carbon electrodes. Y. Oren, H. Tobias, A. Soffer; Bioelectrochemistry and Bionergetics 11, 347 (1983). 8. Graphite felt as an efficient porous electrode for impurity removal and recovery of heavy metals. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Electrochimica Acta 28, 1649 (1983). -4- 9. The electrical double layer of carbon and graphite electrodes, part I: Dependence on electrolyte type and concentration. Y. Oren. H. Tobias, A. Soffer J. Electroanal. Chem. 162, 87 (1984). 10. Separation of Isotopes by electrochemical parametric pumping: A theorical study. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Separation Sci. and Techol. 19, 575 (1984). 11. The electrical double layer of carbon and graphite electrodes, part II: Fast and slow charging processes. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Electroanal. Chem. 186 63 (1985). 12. The electrical double layer charge and associated dimensional changes of high surface area electrodes as detected by moire deflectometry. Y. Oren, I. Glatt, A. Livnat, O. Kafri, A. Soffer, J. Electroanal. Chem., 187 (1), 59 (1985). 13. Electroadsorption of colloids on electrodes. Y. Oren, Separation Science and Technology, 21, 679 (1986). 14. The electrical double layer of carbon and graphite electrodes, part III: Charge and dimensional changes at wide potential range. Y. Oren, A. Soffer; J. Electroanal. Chem., 206, 101 (1986). 15. Purification of aqueous suspensions from colloidal particles by electroadsorption on porous carbon electrodes. D. Hall, Y. Oren, Z. Priel, A. Soffer; Separation Sci and Technology, 22, 1017 (1987). 16. Electroadsorption of bacteria on porous carbon and graphite electrodes. -5- D. Golub, E. Ben Hur, Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics, 17, 175 (1987). 17. Removal of alumina particles from heavy water by electroadsorption on porous carbon electrodes. H. Tobias, E. Taragan, Y. Oren, A, Soffer; Nuclear Technology, 77, 46 (1987). 18. Electrodeposition of trace metallic impurities : Dependence on the supporting electrolyte concentration. A comparison between bipolar and monopolar porous electrodes. M. Abda, Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Electrochimica Acta, 32, 1113 (1987). 19. Electroadsorption, the electrical double layer and their relation to dimensional changes of carbon electrodes. D. Golub, Y. Oren, A. Soffer; Carbon, 25 (1), 109 (1987). 20. Adsorption of suspended alumina particles on fibrous carbon and graphite electrodes. H. Cohen, A. Soffer, Y. Oren, J. Coll. Interface Sci., 120 (1), 272 (1987). 21. The electrical double layer of carbon and graphite electrodes. Part IV: Dependence of carbon electrode dimensions and electrical capacity on pH. D. Golub, Y. Oren, A. Soffer; J. Electroanal. Chem., 227, 41- 53 (1987). 22. The electrical double layer of carbon and graphite electrodes. Part V: Specific adsorption of simple Ions. D. Golub, A. Soffer, Y. Oren; J. Electroanal. Chem., 260, 383- 392, (1989). -6- 23. Removal of chromium from aqueous solution by electrochemical treatment on fibrons carbon and graphite electrodes. D. Golub, Y. Oren; J. Appl Electrochem, 19, 311-316, (1989). 24. Graphite felt as an electrode for thin layer electrochemistry. D.Golub, Y. Oren; J. Applied Electrochemistry, 20, 887 (1990). 25. Removal of chromium from aqueous solutions by electrochemical trearment on fibrous carbon and graphite electrodes: Column Effects. M. Abda, Z. Gavra, Y. Oren, J. Appl. Electrochemistry, 21, 734 (1991) 26. Polarity reversal and Continuous Electrodeionization. Y. Egozy, Y. Oren. Desalination, 86, 155-172, (1992). 27. Mass Transfer Enhancement of Acetic Acid Across a Plan Kerosene/Water Interface by an Electric Field. A. Glitsenstein, A. Tamir, Y. Oren Canadian J. of Chemical Engineering, 73, 95 (1995). 28. Mass Transfer in an Electrochemical Reactor With Two Interacting Jets. Y. Oren, M. Abda, A. Tamir, J. Applied Electrochemistry 22, 950,(1992). 29. Removal of Cadmium and Associated Contaminants From Aqueous Wastes by Fibrous Carbon Electrodes. M. Abda, Y. Oren, Water Research, 27(10), 1535 (1993). 30. Combined Electrochemical and Dilatometry Studies on Metal Hydrides, -7- Z. Gavra, M. Abda and Y. Oren, in "Electrochemical Engineering and Energy", F. Lapicque, A. Storck, A.A. Wregg Eds., Plenum Press, 1994. 31. A Dilatometric Study of Nickel Wire Electrode Electrochemically Charged by Hydrogen. Y. Oren, E. Elish, A. Tamir and Z. Gavra, J. Alloys and Compounds, 235. (1996), 30-36. 32. "Modeling and experimental studies of SO2 absorption in coaxial cylinders with impinging streams: part II." Berman, Y.; Tanklevsky, A.; Oren, Y.; Tamir, A. Chem. Eng. Sci. (2000), 55(5), 1023-1028. 33. "Modeling and experimental studies of SO2 absorption in coaxial cylinders with impinging streams: Part I.", Berman, Y.; Tanklevsky, A.; Oren, Y.; Tamir, A. Chem. Eng. Sci., (2000), 55(5), 1009-1021. 34. “Dilatometric and Electrochemical Measurements for Studying Hydrogen Transport Through Oxide Layers” Y. Oren,A. Tamir, Y. Lederman and Z. Gavra J. Physics and Chemistry of Solids 63(1), 57-64 (2001). 35. “Improved Compact Accelerated Precipitation Softening (CAPS)”, Y. Oren, V. Katz, N.C. Daltrophe, Desalination, 139 (2001), 155-159. LIST OF PATENTS 1. Filtration process and device. Y. Oren, H. Tobias, A. Soffer. Israeli patent No.65204 (1/8/86). -8- 2. The purification of caustic soda from mercury contaminant by electrochemical filters. Y. Oren, H. Strage, A. Soffer. Israeli patent 76276 (1985), 3. Optimized multiporous carbon bed for electrochemical filters. Y. Oren, H. Cohen, A. Soffer. Israeli patent 82706 (29/5/87). US Patent 5,183,546 (Feb. 2, 1993) 4. Electrochemical Process for Purifying Chromium -Containing Wastes. Y. Oren, A. Soffer, D. Golub, M. Abda. Israeli patent No. 091346 (17/8/89). Approved 1.4.96. 5. Process for Purifying Water. G. Ganzi, T. Giuffrida, Y. Oren - Millipore Co. US Patent No. 5,154,809, Oct. 13, 1992; 6. Electrodeionization Apparatus and Module. Y. Oren, T. Giuffrida, S. Chaccio - Millipore Co. US Patent No. 4,956,071 Sept. 11, 1990; -9- EC application No. 90118584.3 (07/11/90). MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS Chemical and electrochemical separation methods; Electrochemistry of metal hydrides; Transport of Hydrogen Through Surface Layers Chemical and electrochemical water treatment methods. Mass transport enhancement in electrochemical reactors. PRESENT ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES RESREARCHES IN PROGRESS 1. Development of EDI components: With O. Kedem, C. Linder. 2. Development of Highly conductive Ion Exchange Membranes for ED and Fuel cells: With O. Kedem and V. Ferger. 3. Development of CAPS: With O. Kedem. 4. Hydrogen transport through surface oxides: With Z. Gavra. 5. Biofouling in Pressure Driven Processes: With J. Gilron and A. Abeliovitch. 6. Removal of boron from desalinated sea-water: With C. Linder and E. Korngold.
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