Awards and Honors

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
AND HONORS


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

Frank Kreith Energy Award
Prof. Emeritus Gershon Grossman
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

EUROPEAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY ORGANIZATION (EMBO)

Member
Prof. Roy Kishony
Faculty of Biology

HORIZON 2020: THE EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION – EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL GRANTS (ERC)

ERC Consolidator
Assoc. Prof. Yuval Shaked
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Prof. Lior Gepstein
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Assoc. Prof. Gil Alexandrowicz
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

ERC Starting Grant
Assoc. Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel
Faculty of Computer Science

Asst. Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Asst. Prof. Asya Rolls
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Assoc. Prof. Uri Shapira
Faculty of Mathematics

HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL
INSTITUTE (HHMI)

International Research Scholar
Asst. Prof. Asya Rolls
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND
ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS (IEEE)

Fellows
Assoc. Prof. Alex Bronstein
Faculty of Computer Science

Visiting Prof. Avi Mendelson
Faculty of Computer Science

Prof. Assaf Shuster
Faculty of Computer Science

INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (IISE)

Book of the Year Award Prof. Avraham Shtub
Davidson Faculty of Industrial
Engineering and Management

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY FOR
THE HISTORY OF PHARMACY

Medal
Prof. Efraim Lev
Department of Humanities and Arts

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF ADVANCED MATERIALS (IAAM)

Medal
Prof. Emeritus Avraham Marmur
Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF SURVEYORS (FIG)

Honorary Fellowship
Prof. Emeritus Yerach Doytsher

Faculty of Civil and
Environmental Engineering

INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
OF CATALONIA

Honorary Doctorate
Assoc. Prof. Rivka Oxman
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OF
THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Changjiang Distinguished Professorship
Prof. Hossam Haick
Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF CONSTRUCTION

First Honorary Member outside North America
Prof. Aviad Shapira
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

SOCIETY FOR EXPERIMENTAL
MECHANICS (SEM)

Lazan Award
Prof. Daniel Rittel
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH

Honorary Doctorate
Prof. Orna Grumberg
Faculty of Computer Science

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Distinguished Alumnus Award
Prof. Peretz Lavie
Technion President

WEB OF SCIENCE

Highly Cited Researchers
Prof. Michael Elad
Faculty of Computer Science

Prof. Basil Lewis
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Prof. Shlomo Shamai (Shitz)
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering

 

ISRAELI AWARDS AND HONORS


AIR FORCE MUSEUM IN HATZERIM

Competition Winner
Assoc. Prof. Gaby Schwartz
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

BLAVATNIK AWARD FOR YOUNG
SCIENTISTS IN ISRAEL

Asst. Prof. Charles E. Diesendruck
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

Assoc. Prof. Anat Levin
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering

COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Allon Fellows
Asst. Prof. Nadav Amdursky
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

Asst. Prof. Naama Geva-Zatorsky
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Asst. Prof. Elad Koren
Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering

Asst. Prof. Kinneret Tedorescu
Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management

EMET PRIZE FOR 2017

For Computer and Electronic Engineeting
Dist. Prof. Emeritus Jacob Ziv
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering

ISRAEL CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
ASSOCIATION

Honorary Fellow
Prof. Yachin Cohen
Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering

ISRAEL CHEMICAL SOCIETY

Gold Medal Award
Dist. Prof. Yitzhak Apeloig
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

THE ISRAEL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
AND HUMANITIES

Elected Member
Prof. Yonina Eldar
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering

THE ISRAEL YOUNG ACADEMY

Elected Member
Assoc. Prof. Eran Yahav
Faculty of Computer Science

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Honorary Doctorate
Prof. Hossam Haick
Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering

THE MARKER

40 Most Promising under 40 in Israel
Assoc. Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel
Faculty of Computer Science

MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND SPORT

Arik Einstein Prize for Culture and Arts
in the Field of Artistic Music

Assoc. Prof. Dalia Atlas (ret.)
Department of Humanities and Arts

Prize in the Field of Plastic Arts
Dr. David Behar-Perahia
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR
RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING

Elected President
Prof. Tali Tal
Faculty of Education in Science and Technology

BRUCE AND RUTH RAPPAPORT
FOUNDATION

Rappaport Prize for Excellence in the field of Biomedical Research
Prof. Shulamit Levenberg
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering

WOLF FOUNDATION

2018 Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research
Asst. Prof. Meytal Landau
Faculty of Biology

Asst. Prof. Charles E. Diesendruck
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

Asst. Prof. Yakov Babichenko
Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management

YAD HANADIV
(ROTHSCHILD FOUNDATION)

Michael Bruno Memorial Award
Prof. Ashraf Brik
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

 

TECHNION AWARDS
AND CHAIRS


DAVID DUDI BEN-AHARON
RESEARCH PRIZE

Assoc. Prof. Mark Gandelman
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

COOPER AWARD FOR
EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH

Assoc. Prof. Anat Levin
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
ALEXANDER GOLDBERG
RESEARCH PRIZE
 
Asst. Prof. Barak Fishbain
Faculty of Civil and
Environmental Engineering
 
HENRI GUTWIRTH
FOUNDATION RESEARCH
GRANTS
 
Asst. Prof. Guy Ramon
Faculty of Civil and
Environmental Engineering
 
Asst. Prof. Meytal Landau
Faculty of Biology
 
Dr. Oksana Stalnov
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
 
UZI AND MICHAL HALEVY
INNOVATIVE APPLIED
ENGINEERING AWARDAND
RESEARCH GRANTS
 
Prof. Yair Ein-Eli
Faculty of Materials Science
and Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Alon Wolf
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
 
Asst. Prof. Igal Kronhaus
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
 
JULUDAN RESEARCH PRIZE
 
Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil
Faculty of Mechanical
Engineering
 
RAYMOND AND MIRIAM KLEIN
RESEARCH PRIZE
 
Assoc. Prof. Elon Rimon
Faculty of Mechanical
Engineering
 
HILDA AND HERSHEL RICH
TECHNION INNOVATION
AWARDS
 
Asst. Prof. Yuval Cassuto
and Rami Cohen
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Mark Gandelman,
Dr. Gennady Nisnevich and
Alexander Artaryan
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
 
Asst. Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky
and Danial Loai
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Josue Sznitman
and Yan Ostrovski
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
 
Prof. Daniel Rittel and
Assoc. Prof. Nitai Drimer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
 
Prof. Michael S. Silverstein
and Sebastijan Kovacic
Faculty of Materials Science
and Engineering
 
NORMAN SEIDEN PRIZE FOR
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
 
Prof. Israel Cohen
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
DIANE SHERMAN PRIZE FOR
MEDICAL INNOVATIONS FOR
A BETTER WORLD
 
Prof. Amit Meller
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
 
HENRY TAUB PRIZE FOR
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
 
Prof. Ashraf Brik
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
 
Assoc. Prof. Avner Rothschild
Faculty of Materials Science
and Engineering
 
Prof. Michael S. Silverstein
Faculty of Materials Science
and Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Jeff Steinhauer
Faculty of Physics
 
MOSHE YANAI AWARDS FOR
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
 
Faculty Prize: Civil and
Environmental Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Gil Alexandrowicz
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
 
Asst. Prof. Ram Band
Faculty of Mathematics
 
Prof. Michael Elad
Faculty of Computer Science
 
Asst. Prof. Mahmood Jabareen
Faculty of Civil and
Environmental Engineering
 
Assoc. Prof. Josue Sznitman
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
 
Teaching Initiative Grant:
Assoc. Prof. Yossi Gil
Faculty of Computer Science
 
Honorable Mention:
Asst. Prof. Omri Barak
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
 
LEADERS IN SCIENCE AND
TECHNOLOGY and CAREER
ADVANCEMENT CHAIRS
 
Career Advancement Chair
at Technion
Asst. Prof. Kinneret Teodorescu
Davidson Faculty of Industrial
Engineering and Management
 
Career Advancement Chair
in Economics and Finance
Asst. Prof. Yakov Babichenko
Davidson Faculty of Industrial
Engineering and Management
 
Leona Chanin Career
Development Chair
Asst. Prof. Lior Kornblum
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
HOREV FELLOWS
 
Asst. Prof. Naama Geva-Zatorsky
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
 
Asst. Prof. Graham de Ruiter
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
 
Jacques Lewiner Career
Advancement Chair
Asst. Prof. Ido Kaminer
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
David and Inez Myers Career
Advancement Chair in
Life Science – Lee Kohrman
Dr. Haguy Wolfenson
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
 
Robert J. Shillman Career
Advancement Chair
Asst. Prof. Shay Hacohen-Gourgy
Faculty of Physics
 
TAUB FELLOWS
 
Asst. Prof. Elad Koren
Faculty of Materials Science
and Engineering
 
Asst. Prof. Daniel Soudry
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
NEW CHAIR INCUMBENTS
 
Bertha Axel (nee Hertz) Chair
in Chemistry
Prof. Noam Adir
Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
 
Otto Barth Family Chair
in Biomedical Sciences
Prof. Elon Eisenberg
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
 
Martin and Sima Jelin Chair
in Mathematics
Prof. Amos Nevo
Faculty of Mathematics
 
Shlomo Kaplansky
Academic Chair
Prof. Mordechai (Motti) Choder
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
 
Millstone/St. Louis Chair in Civil/
Environmental Engineering
Prof. Yehuda Agnon
Faculty of Civil and
Environmental Engineering
 
Eric and Sheila Samson Chair
in Physics
Prof. Oren Bergman
Faculty of Physics
 
Skillman Chair
in Biomedical Sciences
Prof. Ron Meir
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering
 
Abraham Tulin Academic Chair
Prof. Yuval Ishai
Faculty of Computer Science
 
Roy Matas Winnipeg Chair
in Biomedical Engineering
Prof. Amit Meller
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
 
Lord Leonard Wolfson
Academic Chair
Prof. Idit Keidar
Viterbi Faculty of Electrical
Engineering