Brief CV



PhD: Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, 2009

MSc: Physics, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 2004

“Amirim Ruah” humanistics honors program: Hebrew university in Jerusalem, 2001-2004

BA: Mathematics and Science, Open University of Israel, 2001




2018- : Associate Professor, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

2012-2017: Assistant Professor, Technion

2009-2012: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) prize fellow, CfA, Institute for Theory & Computation (ITC)

2009-2011: Bikura prize fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, Institute for Theory & Computation (ITC)

2009-2010: Rothschild prize fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, Institute for Theory & Computation (ITC)

2009-2010: Fulbright prize fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA,  Institute for Theory & Computation (ITC)

Honors, awards etc.

  1. Awarded an ERC consolidator grant (project SNEX), 2019

  2. Kingsley distinguished visiting professor, Caltech 2019

  3. Elected member of the Young Israeli Academy 2018

  4. Kavli fellow 2013 (US-Israel national academies of science, Kavli frontiers of Science program)

  5. Marie Curie Fellow 2013-2017

  6. Deloro Career Advancement Chair 2012-2014 (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

  7. Harvard-Smithsonian CfA Prize Fellowship, 2010-2012 (Harvard University, Smithsonian astrophysical observatory)

  8. Rothschild Prize Fellow, 2009-2010 (Rothschild Yad-Hanadiv Foundation)

  9. Fulbright Prize Fellow, 2009-2010 (United States-Israel Educational Foundation)

  10. The Ilan-Ramon prize fellowship, 2009-2010 (added to Fulbright fellowship as a special award by the Israeli Commercial and Industrial Club)

  11. FIRST (BIKURA) Fellow, (2009-2013) (Israel Science Foundation)

  12. International Dan-David Scholar Prize, 2009 (Tel-Aviv University)

  13. Offered the following prize fellowships (2009): Caltech prize fellowship, TAC Berkeley fellowship, ITC Harvard prize fellowship, CITA fellowship (all declined)

  14. The Israeli Commercial and Industrial Club award for outstanding achievements, 2007

  15. Racah award for excellence in research, 2004 (Racah institute of physics, Hebrew university in Jerusalem)

  16. Amirim Scholarship for outstanding students, 2001-2004 (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)

  17. BA graduations, Magna cum laude, 2001 (Open University of Israel)

  18. Dean list and prize scholarships, 1993, 1994, 2000 (Open University of Israel)

  19. Outstanding Officer 2000, (IDF)

  20. Mathematical Research Excellence awards (IDF)

  21. Special awards for best research projects, 2000, 2001

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