Raz is a Ph.D. student in the Materials Engineering Department at Tel Aviv University, under the supervision of Dr. Noa Lachman. He completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemistry in 2015 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During his M.Sc. Raz specialized in the field of biomedical polymers, working on development polymeric systems for the treatment of Heart Failure after Myocardial Infraction. He joined the CSI group on 2017, studying the nanomechanics of carbon nanotubes/polymer nanocomposites, via in-situ TEM nano-indentation technique.