The Free Electron Laser Particle Accelerator at Ariel University is the only one of its kind in the Middle East. Scientists from all over Israel and the world take advantage of its unique attributes for technologically advanced research. The FEL Particle Accelerator is capable of firing free range electrons at extremely high speeds (near the speed of light), creating a broad spectrum of energy. The FEL affords a wide array of applications for medicine, homeland security, defense, the communications industry and more. A few of the exciting applications that Researchers are using the FEL for detecting concealed weapons and explosives without exposure to harmful radiation, how to attack cancer cells without harming healthy tissue and instantaneous detection of pollutants without the need for lab samples.
As part of its program to establish a new medical school and its recently opened Institute for Personalized Medicine, Ariel University has now launched a Center for Drug Repurposing (CDR) in partnership with a private Israeli company, Drug Rediscovery Ltd. This is the world’s first academic center for drug re-purposing. Drug re-purposing is the process Continue Reading »
To meet Israel’s critical shortage of physicians and other health professionals, Ariel University is focusing on the establishment of a medical school, aided by the generous support of the Adelson Family Foundation.
Students and faculty represent the large spectrum of Israeli society, including students from the orthodox and ultra-orthodox Jewish communities, Arab students and secular Jewish students.
Opened in 2014, the department has exclusive excavation rights to three unique and important archaeological sites dating back over 2,000 years to biblical times.