I graduated from the Weizmann Institute in 2004. Between 2004-2007 I was a post-doctoral fellow in the University of Amsterdam. In 2007 I was awarded the Riccardo Giacconi fellowship award of the Space Telescope Science Institute. In 2010 I was a research associate in Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). In 2012 I became a lecturer in the University College Cork (UCC), in Ireland; I became a full professor in 2018. As of summer 2018 I became a professor in Bar Ilan University, Israel.