Curriculum Vitae

Dan Yakir

Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: +972-8-934-2549 
Fax: +972-8-934-4124 


1982-1987 Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1978-1980 M.Sc. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1974-1978 B.Sc. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Employment History

2003- Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science
2003-2009  Chairman, Environmental Science & Energy Research,
Weizmann Institute
2001-2003 Visiting Senior Res. Sci., Columbia University, Biosphere2 Center
1997-2002 Assoc. Prof., Environmental Science & Energy Research,
Weizmann Institute
1996-1997 Senior NRC Fellow, NOAA-CMDL, Boulder CO.
1991-1996 Senior Scientist, Environmental Science & Energy Research,
Weizmann Institute
1991 Research Fellow, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Stanford
1989-1991 Senior Research Scientist, Duke University
1987-1988 Post-doc Fellow, Earth & Space Sciences,
University of California, Los Angeles
1980-1981 Research Assistant, University of California, Davis

Other Academic Activities

Member, Subcom. for Environ. Sci.; Planning &Budgeting, Council for Higher Education
SSC member, Maarag (Israel’s National Ecosystem Assessment Program)
Board member, Davidson Institute for Science Education
Board member, Israel Society of Ecological and Environmetal Sciences
Board member, Inter-University Institute of Marine Sciences (IUI), Eilat
Visiting comm., Commissariat a l’Energie Attomique (CEA)
SSC member, iLeaps (integrated land ecosystem-atmosphere processes study)
Chair, Nation. Comm. IGBP (International Geosphere-Biosphere Program)
Science comm., International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP, 2008-2011)
Advisory Board, Zukerberger Institute for Water Research, Ben-Gurion University (2008)
Director, The Sussman Center for environmental research (WIS, 2003-2009)
Handling Editor, Oecologia (Springer)
Associate Editor, Plant Cell & Environment (2002-2005)
Guest Editor, Israel Journal of Chemistry (2002)
Steering Comm., GNIP, IAEA, Vienna
Steering Comm., Biosphere-atmosphere stable isotopes Network (BASIN-IGBP, till 2006)
Advisory Comm., International Atomic Energy Assoc. (IAEA) Vienna (1999, 2003)
Israel Academy of Science, Environ. Research In Israel (1998-1999) 

Fellowships & Awards

2014  2014 EAG Eminent Speaker Award (European Assoc. of Geochem)
2012 CIRES Visiting Fellow, Boulder CO (July-Oct)
2006 Landau Prize for research in Environmental Sciences
2005 Earth Institute Senior Fellowship, Columbia University
2004 KKL Margarita Ravelo annual award
1997 US National Research Council, Senior Research Fellowship
1996 The Bergman Prize for Chemistry (Israel)
1993-6 Rowland Schaeffer Career Development Chair
1994 British Council Fellowship
1991-3 Alon Fellowship, the Council for Higher Education, Israel
1987 BARD, Post-doc Fellowship
1986 Lamas Post-doctoral Fellowship (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
1985 British Council Fellow: Univ. of Sheffield, and Univ. of Essex, U.K.
1985 Scholar of the Year of the Brody Foundation
(Hebrew University of Jerusalem)


(1) 1994, Bioreactor (Israel/USA/Aus.108321/5,958,761/6
(2) US60/945,142, apparatus kit for emissivity