Chancellor, Professor Li Jiange | Personal Page
Professor. LI is Chancellor of Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sun Yefang Foundation, Co-Head of Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research and Vice Chairman of Central Huijin Investment Co., Ltd. (“Central Huijin”). He was Chairman of Shen Yin & Wan Guo Securities Co., Ltd., Chairman of China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC), Vice Minister of Development Research Center (DRC) of the State Council, Vice Minister of the State Council Office for Restructuring the Economic System, Vice Chairman and then Executive Vice Chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission, Chief of Staff of the Securities Commission of the State Council. He had also worked as Deputy Director General of Policy Research Office of the State Planning Commission, Deputy Director General and then Director General of the Department of Policy and Regulation of the State Economic and Trade Commission. He is concurrently Professor and Supervisor for Ph.D. students at the Graduate Schools of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the People’s Bank of China and Financial College of Peopl’s University. He won the Sun Yefang Prize for Economics in 1991, 1997 and 2001 respectively, and he has been trustee of Sun Yefang Foundation of Economics and Member of its Awarding Committee since 2002. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation in 2009.
Vice Chancellor, Professor Aaron Ciechanover | Personal Page
Aaron Ciechanover is an Israeli biochemist who won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin; he shares this prize with colleagues Avram Hershko (also from Technion) and Irwin Rose of the USA . Professor Ciechanover earned his master’s degree in science from Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, received his doctorate in biochemistry from the Technion, and conducted his postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Harvey Lodish at the Whitehead Institute at MIT. He is currently a Technion Distinguished Research Professor in the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute at the Technion. He is one of Israel’s and Technion’s first Nobel Laureates in Science. He is also a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and is a foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Eliezer Shalev| Personal Page
Eliezer Shalev, M.D., is Chair Professor at the Faculty of medicine at Technion Israel Institute of Technology. He received is MD from the Technion and he is regarded as one of Israel’s leading experts in his profession. Shalev has held administrative position at the Technion as Dean of medicine as well as many other distinguished positions such as chairman of the Israeli Ministry of Health’s National Council for Obstetrics Gynecology, Genetics and Neonatology. President of the Israeli Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chairman of the Technological and Medical Infrastructure Advisory Committee and of the Advisory Committee for the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Health. He also served in Israeli Science Foundation’s advisory committee of medicine and in the International Federation for Obstetrics and Gynecology’s advisory panel on maternal and perinatal health.
Pro-Vice Chancellor and Director General, Dr. Moshe Marom | CV
Dr. Marom is an Israeli with extensive experience in developing engineering systems, science research and global technology business development. Marom managed Asian technology collaboration and R&D projects for companies such as Scitex and Kodak. In the 1990’s he was appointed as the first Israel’s Defense &Armed forces Attaché to China, to build defense-industry and armed forces ties between the two nations. After returning to Israel in 1997 Marom was doing research in Tel -Aviv University in fluid mechanics department on moving ship platforms wakes until 2014 in addition to his duties in the industry. He received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion and PhD in Physical Oceanology from Naval Post Graduate School Monterey, CA. USA. He also serves as the principle Investigator in a joint genetic research between the Technion and Shantou University Medical Schools and as a Member of Program Development Committee of Shantou University Business School.
Pro-Vice Chancellor of student affairs, Dr. Feng Xinglei
Mr. Feng Xinglei is the Vise president of Shantou university, and was the Director of Division of Physical, Health and Arts Education, Department of Education of Guangdong Province. Responsible for the planning, policies to guide and promote the development of the physical, health and arts education for the educational institutes in Guangdong Province. He was the Director of Division of International Exchanges and Cooperation, Department of Education of Guangdong Province. Responsible for the international education exchange and cooperation programs between Guangdong and foreign institutes. Mr. Feng Xinglei received his Master of Philosophy, at the Philosophy Department, Sun Yat-sen University
Dean of Engineering, Professor Moshe Sheintuch| Personal Page
Moshe Sheintuch was chair professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, with a secondary appointment at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He received his B.Sc. from the Technion and his PhD from the University of Illinois. At Technion Sheintuch has held administrative positions as Deputy Senior Vice President of the Technion and Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Department. He is a member of the European Working Party on Chemical Reaction Engineering and of APCRE WP. He was a visiting professor in University of Houston and Princeton University. He is the author of more than 250 papers and 2 US patents. His work led to a process for nitrates abatements in water (welltodo.co.il). He will also serve as Head of the Chemical Engineering program.
Dean of Science, Professor Noam Soker | personal page
Noam Soker is an astrophysicist at the Department of Physics at Technion- Israel Institute of Technology.
He received his BA in 1982 and his PhD in 1986, both from the Technion. He then spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia, and three more years at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. From 1992 to 2003 he was at Oranim – Haifa University. From 2003 he is a faculty member of the Department of Physics at the Technion, where he served as the dean from 2009 to 2015. Noam is a theoretician whose research areas include hot gas in clusters of galaxies, formation of planetary nebulae, explosion mechanism of massive stars, interaction of binary stellar systems, influence of planets on the evolution of stars, and the general role of jets in astrophysics.
Head of Biotechnology and Food Engineering program, Professor Sima Yaron | Personal Page
Professor Sima Yaron is a professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering at Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, and head of the laboratory of Molecular Microbiology of Food-Borne Pathogens. She received her BSc in 1994 and PhD in 1999, both from the Technion. She then spent 2.5 years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Food Science Department at Rutgers University in NJ, USA. Since 2001 she is a faculty member at the Technion. She has concentrated on research and participated in the academic and administrative life. Among many activities and positions, Prof. Yaron served as Vice Dean for undergraduate studies of the Technion, member of the Board of GRAND Water Institute, member of the Israeli National Security Council of “Bioterrorism in the Age of Terrorism”, and departmental coordinator of undergraduate studies. Prof. Yaron research is in the areas of microbial food safety, particularly concentrating on mechanisms of resistance and virulence of food-borne pathogens.
Head of Material Engineering program, Professor Moshe Eizenberg | Personal Page
Professor Moshe Eizenberg, the head of the Materials Engineering program of GTIIT, is a professor at the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, and member of Technion’s Solid State Institute and Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute. He received his BSc and PhD degrees in physics from the Technion. At the Technion Prof. Eizenberg has participated extensively in the academic and administrative life. Among many activities and positions, he served as Dean (Chairman) of the Department of Materials Engineering, and most notably as Executive Vice President for Research of the Technion. In that capacity, he was Chairman of the Board of both the Technion Entrepreneurial Incubator Company and Dimotech Ltd. (a holding company for the Technion’s start-up industries), and served as Managing Director of the Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd. In addition, Prof. Eizenberg served on the Technion International Board of Governors and on the Technion Council. Prof. Eizenberg’s research is in the areas of electronic materials, thin films and semiconductors with the aim of developing new materials and fabrication methods to create more advanced micro- and nano-electronic devices.
Head of Environmental Engineering, Professor Ori Lahav | Personal Page
Professor Ori Lahav studied his three degrees at the Technion. He specializes in Aquatic chemistry and Environmental Engineering and his research focuses on physical-chemical water treatment processes. He currently serves as the head of the Grand Water Institute at the Technion. Prof. Lahav published around 100 peer reviewed papers including text books and book chapters and he holds 5 international patents. In recent years the focus of his research group has been on reverse osmosis desalination with particular focus on the post treatment stage and on the development of new technologies for intensive edible fish growth in recirculating systems.
Technion Project Team
Head of International Projects, Professor Paul Feigin | Personal Page
Paul Feigin is a native Australian and an authority on statistical design and analysis of industrial, bio-statistical and genomic studies. He is a Professor of Statistics and currently serves as the Head of International Projects of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He also served as Dean of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion, President of the Israel Statistical Association, and is currently an elected fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and of the International Statistical Institute. As well as overseeing the development of Technion Guangdong from the Technion’s perspective, he oversees other strategic projects of the Technion including Technion International and the promotion of Technion MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). He served as Senior Executive Vie President of the Technion for 6 years and as Vice President for Strategic Projects for 3 years.
International Projects Manager, Ms. Ronit Lis Hacohen
Guangdong Technion Project Coordinator, Ms. Netta Dassa Twito
Office Manager, Ms. Sharon Geva