Moris S. Eisen immigrated to Israel in 1977 from Colombia, South America. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem under the supervision of Prof. Jochanan Blum. In 1990 as a Weizmann Postdoctoral Fellow, he joined Prof. Tobin J. Marks’ group at Northwestern University. In 1993 he was awarded the State of Israel Alon Fellowship and joined the Department of Chemistry at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (since 2007, Schulich Faculty of Chemistry). Since 2003 he has been a full Professor incumbent of the Samuel O. Friedlander Academic Chair in Chemistry.