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

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 B.A. in Psychology and his M.Sc. 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.

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.

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

Nir Habouba

Nir is a Technion (IIT) graduate with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering (B.Sc). During his undergraduate project, he collaborated with Prof. Ronen Talmon, member of the faculty for electrical engineering at the Technion, to produce a stamp for EEG signals. He is currently interested in collecting and cross-referencing behavioral data and fMRI data, including  application of engineering methods, in

Muhammad Badarnee, Ph.D.

Dr. Badarnee is a visiting researcher at the ENIC, where his study focuses on neurological circuits involved in reading and executive functions. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Psychological Sciences at Tel-Aviv University. During his Ph.D. studies, he served as a researcher and a therapist at The Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center. He is

Lior Niv

Lior is a PhD student at co-supervision with Prof. Alan Apter the head of Fienberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Lior’s research focuses on the connection between environmental factors and cognitive, neurology and emotional development. Lior completed her BA in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology and MA in