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Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The CODATA member organisation for Israel is the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, which acts as a national focal point for Israeli scholarship in both the natural sciences and the humanities. The Academy consists of 136 of Israel’s most distinguished scientists and scholars who, with the help of the Academy’s staff and committees, monitor and promote Israeli intellectual excellence, advise the government on scientific planning, fund and publish research of lasting merit, and maintain active contact with the broader international scientific and scholarly community.

CODATA Israel National Committee

The National Committee of CODATA in Israel consists of five members as listed below. In order to maintain a multidisciplinary perspective, the members represent a variety of academic disciplines and a number of academic institutions. Recent activities of the national committee include:

Members of the CODATA Israel National Committee

Professor Niv Ahituv, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University, and Dean of Dan School for Hi-Tech Studies, The College of Academic Studies.



Professor Ariel Cohen, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Earth Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Professor Ran Giladi, Department of Communication Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.



Dr. Reuven Granot, President at Perlis Ltd.,

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Professor Roded Sharan, School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University.