Noam explores possibilities of fusing biological systems with industrial design.
She holds a B.Des in Inclusive Industrial design from the Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem, graduated with honors. During her studies, Noam evolved a growing interest in the fabrication processes of biological materials and its utilization possibilities.
After a short period at WCDIB design studio, she decided to take a deep tour into the world of biology. She graduated with honors an M.Sc in biotechnology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Professor Oded Shoseyov’s lab, the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Rehovot, Israel.
In her PhD research, Noam aims to explore novel uses of fungal mycelium as a structural material in architecture and design, using advanced interdisciplinary materials and methods. The research is guided by Professor Yasha Grobman and Professor Ezri Tarazi from the Faculty of Architecture and town planning at the Thechnion and Professor Ofer Danai from Northern R&D, MIGAL, Israel; Composing a team with unique knowledge and experience in the varied fields of Architecture, Industrial Design and Applied Mycology.