Scientific Advisory Council

Isaac Ben-Israel
Chairman, Israel Space Agency
Chairman, National Council for R&D
Ministry of Science and Technology of Israel
Head of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Studies Center
Head of the Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security
Tel-Aviv University

Aaron Ciechanover (Co-Chair)
Winner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2004)
Distinguished Research Professor
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Nili Cohen
President Emeritus
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Nicholas B. Dirks (Co-Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
New York Academy of Sciences

Yadin Dudai
Professor Emeritus
Weizmann Institute of Science
Albert and Blanche Willner Family Global Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience
New York University

Shafi Goldwasser
Director, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
C. Lester Hogan Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Weizmann Institute of Science

David Gross
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physics (2004)
Permanent Member and the Chancellor's Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara

David Harel
The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
The William Sussman Professorial Chair
Weizmann Institute of Science

Adi Kimchi
Professor of Molecular Genetics
Weizmann Institute of Science

Richard Roberts
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1993)
Chief Scientific Officer
New England Biolabs

Ellis Rubinstein
President Emeritus
New York Academy of Sciences

Mordechai (Moti) Segev
Robert J. Shillman Distinguished Professor of Physics & Electrical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Itamar Willner
Professor of Chemistry
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem