Prof. Ehud Keinan

Council member

Prof. Ehud Keinan of the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion, was born and educated in Israel, obtained PhD from the Weizmann Institute of Science and postdoc at the University of Wisconsin. He has published nearly 200 research papers, 20 patents and 3 books on biocatalysis, organic synthesis, molecular-computing, supra-molecular chemistry, improvised explosives and drug discovery. He was Dean of the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Adjunct Professor at The Scripps Research Institute in California, founder and first Head of the Institute of Catalysis in the Technion and founded two startup companies. Since 2009, he is President of the Israel Chemical Society and Editor-in-Chief of the Israel Journal of Chemistry.