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Personal:

Born: 1958, Haifa, Israel

 

Education:

Ph.D. 1987
California, USA
B.Sc. 1983
Israel

 

Major academic appointments:

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Department of Statistics and Data Science

2007 - now
Vigevani Professor of Statistics

 

 

1996 - now
Professor

 

 

1992 - 1996
Associate Professor (tenure: 1993)

 

 

 

Yale University

School of Management, Department of Operations Research and Department of Statistics

 

1991 - 1995
Associate Professor

 

 

1987-1991
Assistant Professor

 

 

 

Some Mentionables:

Vigevani Chair in Statistics:

2007-now

Israel

Stieltjes Visiting Professor:

2005

The Netherlands

Alon Fellowship for Excelling young scientists:
1992-1995

Israel

 

Associate Editor:

 

Major administrative and professional duties:

1998 - 2001

Chair
(equivalent to vice dean)

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Committee for research and infrastructure

 

Research interests:

Applied probability, operations research, queueing theory, stochastic storage processes . 

 

Professional affiliations:

Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)

Applied Probability Society of INFORMS (APS)

Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)

Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS)

 

Research grants:

US - Israel Binational Science Foundation , grant No. 92-00035, 1993-1997, joint with Ward Whitt (AT&T, USA), title: Stochastic Fluid Networks,, total support - $42,500. 

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 372/93, 1993-1996, joint with David Assaf (Dept. of Statistics, Hebrew University), title: Optimal Control of Stochastic and Deterministic Fluid Networks, total support - $60,000. 

The Denmark/Israel Research Award, 1994-1995, joint with Soren Asmussen (then at Univ. of Aalborg, DK) and David Perry (University of Haifa), supports travel between Denmark and Israel. 

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 794/97, 1997-2000, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Networks, total support: $66,800. 

The Volkswagen Foundation (via The Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of Niedersachsen), 2000-2002, joint with Wolfgang Stadje (University of Osnabrueck, Germany), title: Stochastic Storage Systems in a Random Environment, total support - DM87,000.

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 935/ 0, 2000-2003, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Models and Networks, Markov Modulation and Martingale Methods, total support: $65,140. 

INTAS (funded by the European community), project 265, 2001-2003, joint among teams from several European countries and Israel, Israeli team: Adam Shwartz (Technion) and Offer Kella, title: Mathematics of Stochastic Networks, total support: EU90,000.

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 819/ 03, 2003-2006, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Models and Networks in a Random Environment, total support: $87,270. 

The Volkswagen Foundation (via The Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of Niedersachsen), 2004-2006, joint with Wolfgang Stadje (University of Osnabrueck, Germany), title: Reflected Networks, Stability and Martingale Analysis, total support - EU88,000.

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 964/06, 2006-2009, single investigator, title: Storage Models and Networks with Stochastic Reflecting Constraints, total support: $84,000.

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 434/09, 2009-2012, single investigator, title: Stochastic storage models and networks with an emphasis on Markov modulation, stochastic constraints and applications to growth collapse models, total support: $60,000.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 1462/13, 2013-2017, single investigator, title: Tools and models for stochastic storage models and networks, total support: $120,000.

The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 1647/17, 2017-2021, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Systems: Theory and Applications, total support: $140,000.