Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees

1964 Ph.D. Weizmann Inst./Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem

Present Position

  • Professor Emeritus, Technion, Israel Inst. of Technology
  • Holder of Nate and Beatrice Sherman Chair in Physics

Main Research Area (Present)

High Energy Astrophysics and Cosmology

Main Research Areas (Past)

  • Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • High Energy Particle Physics
  • Nuclear Physics

Academic Positions

  • 2008-? Professor Emeritus, Physics Dept., Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1972-2008 Professor, Physics Dept., Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 2007-2008 Scientifc Associate, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2002-2003 Scientifc Associate, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1998-1999 Scientifc Associate, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1996,1997 Visiting Professor, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, England
  • 1989-1990 Scientifc Associate, NASA/GSFC, USA
  • 1986-1987 Member, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, USA
  • 1982-1983 Visiting Professor University of Penn. USA
  • 1976-1982 Professor, Physics Dept., Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1975-1976 Visiting Professor, Univ. of Paris, Orsay, France
  • 1972-1975 Professor, Physics Dept., Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1971-1972 Visiting Assoc. Professor, MIT, Cambridge, U.S.A.
  • 1968-1971 Associate Professor, Physics Dept. Technion, Haifa Israel
  • 1966-1968 Research Asocciate, MIT, Cambridge, USA

Professional Appointments (Israel)

  • 1997-1999 Member, Technion Board of Directors
  • 1993-1995 Member, Technion Board of Directors
  • 1987-1989 Member, Technion Senate Executive Council
  • 1984-1989 Member, Technion Board of Directors
  • 1984-1986 Chairman, Technion Faculty Association
  • 1980-1982 Chairman, Physics Dept., Technion
  • 1972-1977 Member, Israel Atomic Energy Committee
  • 1973-1976 Member, Technion Board of Directors
  • 1973-1976 Chairman, Technion Professor Association
  • 1971-1975 Member, Israel Commission for High Energy Physics

Organization of International Conferences

  • 12th International Workshop on Weak Interaction and Neutrinos, Ginosar,
  • Sea of Galilee, Israel. April 9-14, 1989 (Member LOC).
  • 1st Maryland Workshop in Astrophysics \After the First Three Minutes”
  • College Park, Mayland, October 15-17, 1990 (Member LOC).
  • XVI International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, Eilat,
  • Red Sea, Israel. May 29-June 4, 1994 (Chairman LOC).
  • Landmarks in Science, June 5-6, 1994, Technion, Haifa, Israel (Chairman LOC).

Long Term Membership in Advisory Committees of Intl. Conferences

  • Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics Intl. Conferences
  • Topics in Astrophysics and Underground Physics Intl. Conferences
  • Maryland Annual Meetings on Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • Rencontres de Moriond on Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • Rencontres de Vietnam on High Energy Physics and Astrophysics
  • Baksan Int. School on Particle Physics and Cosmology

Graduate Students

  • S. Varma (Nuclear Physics) Ph.D. 1966
  • C. E. Robinson (Particle Physics) Ph.D. 1967
  • M. Ben-Kiki (Particle Physics) M.Sc. 1969
  • A. Davidson (Particle Physics) M.Sc. 1971
  • G. Berlad (Particle Physics) Ph.D. 1972
  • G. Eilam (Particle Physics) Ph.D. 1972
  • Z. Kirzon (Nuclear Physics) Ph.D. 1973
  • A. Davidson (Particle Physics) Ph.D. 1974
  • Y. Afek (Particle Physics) Ph.D. 1977
  • Y. Melina (Particle Physics) M.Sc. 1987
  • N. Shaviv (Astrophysics) Ph.D. 1996

Publications

Over 250 papers published in scienti c journals, books and proceedings of intl. conferences.

Over 30 scienti c popular articles in various magazines.

Book: `Our Sun’ (Ma’arachot; in Hebrew) 1986.

Book: Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (North Holland) 1994 (Editor) Chapter `The New Astrophysics’ in the Anthology `The New Physics’ Cambridge University Press (Ed. G. Fraser) 2005

Chapter, `The e ect of Supernova, Gamma Ray Bursts, Solar Flares and Solar Activity on the Terrestrial Environment’, in `Global Catastrophic Risks’ (Oxford University Press 2008, Ed. N. Bostrom and M. Circovic)

Book, `Astrophysics and Cosmology-The New Frontiers of Physics’, World Scienti c, in preparation