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Gideon Segev


Photo by  Shauli Lendner

Personal Info

Senior Lecturer, Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering


School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University


Phone: +972-73-3804217

Office: Electrical Engineering, 224


  • Post-doctoral research, 2016 - 2019, Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, Lawerence Berkeley National Lab, USA

  • Post-doctoral research, 2015 - 2016, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion, Israel

  • Post-doctoral research, 2015 - 2016, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  • PhD., 2010 - 2015, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  • MSc., 2008 - 2010, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  • BSc., 2004 - 2008, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel


Research Interests

Photovoltaic cells; Solar water splitting; Distributed water desalination; Ion separation


Awards and Fellowships

  • Commendation for teaching excellence, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, 2021

  • Azrieli Fellowship for young faculty, 2019

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Israeli Ministry of Energy 2016-  2018

  • Eshkol PhD scholarship, Israeli ministry of science 2011-2015



  • Multiple state electrostatically formed nanowire transistor, US 10,707,355 B2, issued July 7, 2020, provisional filed September 21, 2014

  • Hybrid photoelectrochemical and photovoltaic cells for high efficiency electrical power and fuel production, US 10,370,766 B2, issued August 6, 2020, provisional filed October 27, 2016

  • Ratchet based ion pumping membrane systems, US 2020/0402782 A1, provisional filed June 19, 2019


Selected Publications

  • G. Segev, J.W. Beeman, J.B. Greenblatt, , and I.D. Sharp, Hybrid photoelectrochemical and photovoltaic cells for simultaneous production of chemical fuels and electrical power. Nature Materials, 2018, 17, 1115–1121.

  • G. Segev, C. M. Jiang, I. D. Sharp, “Quantification of the loss mechanisms emerging water splitting photoanodes through empirical extraction of the spatial charge collection efficiency”, Energy & Environmental Science, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C7EE03486E.

  • G. Segev, H. Dotan, D. Ellis, I. Piekner, D. Klotz, J. Beeman, J. K. Cooper, D. Grave, I. Sharp and A. Rothschild, “Empirical extraction of the spatial separation and collection efficiency of photogenerated charge carriers in photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical devices”, Joule, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2017.12.007.

  • G. Segev, H. Dotan, K. Malviya, A. Kay, M. T. Mayer, M. Grätzel and A. Rothschild, “High solar flux concentration water splitting with hematite (α-Fe2O3) photoanodes”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500817

  • G. Segev, I. Amit, A. Godkin, A. Henning, and Y. Rosenwaks, “Multiple State Electrostatically Formed Nanowire Transistors,” Electron Device Lett. IEEE, vol. PP, no. 99, p. 1, 2015.

Selected Publications


  • Advanced Electronic Devices, Tel Aviv University, Israel

  • Electronic Devices, Tel Aviv University, Israel

  • Energy Storage, Tel Aviv University, Israel

  • Advanced devices laboratory, Tel Aviv University, Israel

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