Curriculum Vitae

Present Position

Chemical Physics Department
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot 76100, Israel
Tel. 972-8-9342307;
Fax 972-8-9344123.

Personal Data

Born:April 18, 1950, Haifa, Israel
Married:Aug. 24, 1975 to Irene H. Rein (born 18.8.1950)
Children:Shmuel (15.6.76), Zilla (23.7.78), Rachel (3.8.79), Mordechai (17.6.82), Leah (30.7.87).


1971B.Sc. (Chemistry) Hebrew University.
1973M.Sc. (Theoretical Chemistry) Hebrew University, (with distinction)

1976Ph.D. (Theoretical Chemistry) Hebrew University,
 Dissertation: New Methods of Calculating Transition Probabilities in Chemical Dynamics.
 Research Director: R.D. Levine
1976-78Postdoctoral: Columbia University. Research Director: P.Pechukas

Professional Experience

2010-2013 Chairman, Chemical Physics Department, WIS
Nov. 2010-Feb.2011Visiting Pitzer Professor, Department of Chemistry,
 University of California, Berkeley, CA
May-Aug, 1994Visiting Professor, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
1990Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science

1989-1990Visiting Professor Columbia University, NY
1984-1990Associate Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science
1983-1984Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, CA
1979-1984Senior Scientist, Weizmann Institute of Science
1980Visiting Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Chemistry
   University of Texas, Austin, TX
1978-1979Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University


1974Landau (junior) Prize
1980E.D. Bergmann Fellowship (US,ISR,BSF)
1987E.D. Bergmann Prize in Chemistry
1989Albert Leimar Foundation Fellowship (Augsburg, W. Germany)
1994Fellow, Julius Baer Stiftung
1995Fellow, American Physical Society
1996Meitner-Humboldt Research Award
2008APS- Outstanding referee