ICE | The Israel Chemist and Engineer

58 The Israel Chemist and Engineer Issue 1, September 2015, Tishrei 5776 Profiles According to Prof. Arie Zaban, if you want to make a difference in the world, excellence is an indispensable prerequisite. Head of a renowned renewable energies lab at Bar-Ilan University and former director of the Bar-Ilan Profile of Arie Zaban: Recipient of 2014 ICS Prize for the Outstanding Scientist by Simone Somekh Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Zaban knows what the word “excellence” stands for: “It means having the skills and the notions, but also being focused and determined.”