Our dynamic and vivid research group focus on a wide spectrum of WATER issues during an era of global climate change and severe water scarcity. Our interdisciplinary research ties applied and environmental microbiology with fundamental science, focusing primarily on BIOFILMs, BIOFOULING, BACTERIOPHAGEs and aqueous HYDROGELs.

The PI

Edo Bar-Zeev, Ph.D

Roy J Zuckerberg Career Development Chair for Water Research,
Department of Environmental Hydrology & Microbiology, 
Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR), 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Short Bio

Dr. Edo Bar-Zeev is currently a senior lecture at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He has a Ph.D in microbiology from Bar-Ilan University and a Postdoc from the department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering at Yale University, USA.


The BAR-ZEEV group target the Water-Technology-Microbiology Nexus, focusing at various aspects of bacterial consortiums