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Dr. Haim HARARI Annenberg Professor of High Energy Physics, Chairman of the Board, Davidson Institute of Science Education and President emeritus, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot; Chairman of the Executive Committee, Institute of Science and Technology Austria (I.S.T. Austria), Klosterneuburg

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1966 Joined the Weizmann Institute staff
since 1967 Associate Professor (Annenberg Chair of High Energy Physics)
since 1970 Full Professor
1972-1978 Dean of the Feinberg Graduate School
since 1974 Founder and Chairman of Council of "Perach", National tutoring and mentoring project enrolling 30,000 University students in Israel
1979-1985 Chairman of the Planning and Grants Committee of Israel s Council for Higher Education
1987-2007 Founder and Chairman of HEMDA, science center in Tel Aviv
1988-2001 President of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel
1991-1992 Chairman of the National Panel on Science Education, leading to the "Tomorrow 98" report
1995-1998 Chairman of the board of Israel Center of Science and Technology Education
since 1999 "Institute Professor", Weizmann Institute
since 1999 Chairman of the Board, Davidson Institute of Science Education at the Weizmann Institute
since 2002 Chairman of the Management Committee, Weizmann Global Endowment Management Trust, New York
since 2006 Chairman of the Executive Committee, I.S.T. Austria

Memberships

Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, since 1978
International Advisory Board of the DaimlerChrysler Corporation, 1997-2006
International Advisory Panel, SwissRe corporation, since 2006

Awards

Rothschild Prize in Physics, 1976
Israel Prize in the Exact Sciences, 1989
"EMET" prize in Education, 2004
Israel Prize for contribution to Society and State awarded to Perach tutoring project, 2008
Four honorary doctorates
The Commander Cross of the Order of Merit presented by the President of Germany
Cross of Honor, Science and Art, First Class presented by Austria
Harnack Medal of the Max Planck Society