Michal Firstenberg

Michal Firstenberg

Visiting Scientist
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Michal Firstenberg is an organic chemist in the Mediated Matter group. She received her PhD from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, developing new organic semi-conductors for plastic electronics. Utilizing a LEGO-like synthesis, she built short conjugated molecules ‘brick-by-brick’ and tested their functionality in light-emitting diodes and transistors. Before arriving at the Media Lab, Michal worked on biodegradable polymers for the slow release of fertilizers in agricultural soil, a research project funded by Israel’s chief scientist in Haifa Group. Michal is also a professional Clarinet player and an amateur dancer.


2013   Robotically Controlled Fiber-based Manufacturing
2013   Freeform 3D Printing: toward a Sustainable Approach to Additive Manufacturing


Title: Methods and Apparatus for Head Electrode
U.S. Provisional Patent Application No: 61/814,416
Filed: December 09, 2013
Inventors: N. Grossman, E. Boyden, Y. Sterman, M. Firstenberg


Vascular Skin
3D Printed Vascular Skin

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