Tal Alexander Curriculum Vitae


  • 2008-2018 Associate Professor at WIS
  • 2001-2008 Senior Scientist (=Assistant Professor) at WIS
  • 2000-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore
  • 1998-2000 Member at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 1997 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, Munich


  • 1997 PhD. in Physics, Tel Aviv University, Thesis advisor: Hagai Netzer
  • 1989 B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (Magna cum laude)


  • 2007 European Research Council Starting Grant
  • 2007 The Wolf Foundation Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research
  • 2004-2008 Incumbent of the William Z. and Eda Bess Novick Career Development Chair


Born 1963 in Rehovot, Israel.
Married to Nava Pinchuk-Alexander,
with two children, Yotam and Noa.