Professor Dvir obtained his Ph.D. in Biotechnology Engineering from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. His Ph.D. research focused on cardiac tissue engineering and regeneration. Prof. Dvir continued his postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Professor Robert Langer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. His postdoctorial research focused on nanotechnological strategies for engineering complex tissues. In 2011, Professor Dvir was recruited by the Department of Biotechnology and the center for Nanotechnology at Tel Aviv University to establish the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. In 2013, he joined the newly established Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Tel Aviv University, where he has also served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biotechnology since 2015.