Team

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Director: Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD

Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience in the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology and Director of the Educational NeuroImaging Center (ENIC) in the Department of Education in Science and Technology at Technion, and an Endowed Chair of Excellency in the Israeli Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel and also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in

Rola Farah, PhD

Dr. Rola Farah, PhD, completed her PhD in Audiology and pediatric neuroimaging at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and a post-doc position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati as a Fulbright scholar. She received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Tel Aviv University in Israel. Dr. Farah’s professional career include a wide array of clinical positions and

Michal Zivan, PhD

Michal is the lab manager at the ENIC. Michal completed her B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and her M.Sc in Biomedical Engineering  at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel and worked for industrial companies as an engineer and algorithm developer. Her PhD in the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at the Bar-Ilan University focused on attentional behavior analysis using gaze-contingent technology in infants born

Donia Aboelhija

Donia earned her B.Sc in Medicine - Medical Science Track from the Technion. She volunteers with at-risk girls and youths and in the past she also volunteered at a daycare for seniors. Additionally, she works at the sleep clinic at Assuta hospital in Haifa. Donia is starting her master’s degree in our lab, as she is working now on a project

Ilana Shlomov

Ilana received her double major B.A in Special Education and Counseling and Human Development from the University of Haif​​a​​. Prior to her ​​bachelor's​ degree, she worked as a computer technician for seven years in Rafael Systems and Israeli Airforce Industry. During her bachelor’s Ilana was working with children with learning disabilities​​ in several frameworks such as Perach, private schools and kindergartens. ​​In addition, she volunteered at the Ulpan Center in Giv’ataim

Maya Almogi

Maya earned her B.Sc in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion. She volunteers with children and elderly population and for the last 3 years she worked as a system engineering and physics student at Philips Healthcare, in Haifa. Recently, Maya started her Master’s studies in our lab. Her research is focusing on the neural networks supporting executive functions in relations to screen

Niko Taran

Niko completed his BA in Psychology and his MSc in Neuroscience in the University of Barcelona, Spain. He has previously worked in the field of NIBS (Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation) and is currently investigating the involvement of basic psychologycal processes in learning disabilities.

Noam Glukhovsky

Noam earned his B.Sc. in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Califronia at Santa Barbara (UCSB). During his undergraduate studies Noam also worked as an undergratuate researcher at UCSB's Department of Biopsychology focusing on research concerning the effects of Cocaine on the Ventral Prefrontal Cortex in rats. Noam is currently completing his MSc thesis at the Horowitz-Kraus Lab,

Nofar Mark

Nofar earned her B.A in psychology, with specialty in Cognitive Science from the Open University. During her degree, she worked as Security Researcher for 7 years. Nofar started her master’s degree at our lab and is interested in the research of children born preterm.  

Raya Meri

Raya earned her B.A in psychology from the University of Haifa. During her bachelor's degree Raya volunteered at a children's boarding school in Haifa- a center for children with extensive hospitalization background. Additionally, Raya has experience in neuro-psychology research. Raya is starting her master's degree in brain research at the Technion, focusing on managerial functionality in children using brain imaging.

Sapir Bar

Sapir received her B.A.in Psychology at the University of Haifa and now working on her master's studies. She volunteers through the university at “Israel Elwyn” and at “Gan Hayeled” where she works with children with special needs. In addition, she worked for several years with children who have developmental and emotional problems through ‘Perach’ mentoring. Her interest is in neuropsychology,

Victoria Khalfin

Victoria earned her B.Sc and B.Sc.Ed in computer science from the Technion. During her studies Victoria worked voluntarily with children in various programs such as: "Perach", "Sela" and "International Award for Young People – Israel". After 3 years working in "Elbit Systems" Victoria returned to the Technion and started her Master's studies in Pediatric Neuroscience. Her research is focusing on neuro-imaging data

Emma Twait

Emma completed her B.A. in Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, focusing on using the Muse mindfulness device in college students with ADHD. During her bachelor's, she also went on to receive a 200-hr yoga teacher training with the Yoga Alliance. She went on to complete her M.Sc in Neuropsychology from Maastricht University in the

Ohad Nachshon

Ohad graduated from the Electrical Engineering in the Technion and Psychology at the Open University. He also has been working at Intel in several positions for more than 15 years. He is currently studying for a Master degree in Technion’s Views program and planning to become a high school science teacher in the education system. Ohad is interested in the

Yoav Nahshon

Yoav has B.Sc. and M.Sc. in computer science from the Technion. He enjoys developing web and mobile applications. He is interested in entrepreneurship, and works voluntarily in fresh.fund, Israel's first university-focused venture capital fund.