The system by Crispify alerts drivers to dangerous pollutants in real-time, and predicts their reappearance in the future, reportedly destroying 99.9% of various viruses, including coronavirus.
Three professors have been chosen this year to receive the prestigious mentoring award, which is usually given to a different country each year.
Ben-Gurion University researchers conduct a recent study that evaluates how masks disrupt facial recognition and perception.
Israeli talents living abroad will present their findings to 300 scientists here.
"The Polymaths Award is different. They tell you: 'Here are the resources. Do something completely new, take risks. Investigate wild ideas.'"
The survey, available online in both Hebrew and English, consists of three questions: gender, age and what symptoms (if any) are being experienced.
"The entire world has its eyes on us. Together, we'll show them how this new kind of peace looks like."
Professor Noam Eliaz is the first Israeli to be designated as a senior member and was one of just three Israelis to join the academy.
Current synthetic membranes are effectively microscopic sieves, but Technion researchers hope that in the future they will be able to choose which molecules to let through.
Shay had just finished speaking at a memorial ceremony for murdered soldier Amit Ben Yigal when he got the results.