Prof. Nissim Garti is a full professor Emeritus of chemistry and previous director of the Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry and, director Center of Applied Chemistry, the Department of Chemistry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
Garti was announced as a ‘distinguished professor’, honored and became the ‘Ratner Family Chair of Chemistry of the Hebrew University’ (from 2011).
In 2013 Garti was recognized as one of the 23 most important inventors and contributors to innovation of the Hebrew University for his contributions in Food Science, Nutraceuticals and Delivery Vehicles for Bioactives, and was placed in the 'Hall of Fame' of the University .
Garti was awarded with many international and national prestigious prizes. Among the important awards are: Life-Time Scientific Achievements in Food Science (2015), Surfactants in Solution Society (SIS) ( 2014), Supelco/Nicolas Pelick Award of the AOCS (2013) ,“Chang Award” of the American Oil Chemists Society (2011), “Corporate Research Award” of the AOCS ( 2012); “The International Food Technologists (IFT) Society Award (2009)”, Kaye Award of the Hebrew University (1990 and 2000), the Rockefeller Foundation Award (2004),The Japan Award for Promotion of Foreign Scientists (2004).