Research & Services | Composite Materials and Polymers Laboratory

Marom Gad, HUJI, Faculty of Science, The Casali Center for Applied Chemistry


Composite materials, polymers, nanocomposites, biomedical composites



  • The laboratory focuses on research and development relating to composite materials and hybrids, nanocomposites, polymers and biomedical composites

Research provided

Research and development projects related to the above, encompassing

  • Microstructure-property relation
  • Morphology of bulk crystallinity, transcrystallinity and confined nanostructures
  • Fracture mechanisms and failure modes
  • Mechanical and physical property testing and evaluation
  • Calorimetric, thermal, thermomechanical and thermophysical properties
  • Biomedical composites for soft tissue prostheses
  • Intercalated carbon nanoparticle based composites of conductive polymers


  • The laboratory is staffed by highly knowledgeable, skilled researchers using state-of-the-art technologies and equipment

Client record

  • Israeli plastics and composites industries
  • Contractors related to the defence industry

Available equipment

  • A broad range of equipment for
  • Polymer characterization, including electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction equipment
  • Composite material manufacturing: Filament winding machines, DSM Research 15 ml Micro-Compounder and presses
  • Mechanical and physical testing of composites: A range of screw driven and hydraulic universal testers is available
  • Access to characterization laboratories


  • Gad Marom, PhD
  • Research engineer
  • Graduate students


Contact for more information:

Itzik Goldwaser
VP, Head of Research Collaborations
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