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Haim Gvirtzman

Born: Jerusalem, Israel; May 31, 1957.
Status: Married plus six children.
Office: Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Israel 91904; Phone: 972-2-6584912, Fax: 972-2-6585847, Cell: 972-54-8820575,
Home: Dolev, D.N. Modi'im, Israel 71935; Phone: 972-2-9973049.
1984-1988: Ph.D. - The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
1981-1983: B.Sc. - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.
Professional Experience
2007:Full Professor of Hydrology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2001:Associate Professor of Hydrology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1992:Senior Lecturer in Hydrology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1991:Lecturer in Hydrology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1989:Post-doctoral researcher, Stanford University, California, USA.
Academic & National Activity
2011-2014Member, Water Authority Council, Water Commission, Israel.
2009-2013Head, Hydrology and Water Resources Program, Faculty of Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2008-2010Member, Committee for preparing the permanent water agreement with Palestinians, Water Commission, Israel
2008Member, Executive team - Facing the draught, Water Commission, Israel.
2006-2007Chairman, Committee for determining future research direction, Water Commission, Israel.
2002-2007Member, Hydrological Program, Israel National Commission for UNESCO.
2003-2006Director, Multi-Disciplinary Center for Environmental Research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2002-2005Member, the Board of Directors, Nature and National Parks Protection Authority, Israel.
2002-2004Chairman, Israel Association of Water Resourses
1997-2000:Member, Board of Directors, Mekoroth Water Company, Israel.
1995-1997:Member, Scientific Council for the Water Commissioner, Israel.
1994-1995:Member, Advisory Committee, the Peace-Process Multi-lateral Talks, Foreign Ministry, Israel.
1993-1999:Member, Executive Committee, Sea of Galilee Research, Water Commission and Ministry of Energy, Israel.
1992-1994:Member, Evaluation Committee on waste disposal sites, Ministry of Environmental Quality, Israel.
1992:Convener of the annual meeting, the Israel Geological Society.
2003: Ish-Shalom Award (Yad Ben-Zvi) for the book "Israel Water Resources".
2000:Harry P. Kaufman Senior Lectureship in Environmental Water Technology.
1990:Peretz Grader Award of the Israel Geological Society for a young scientist.
1989:Goldshmidt Award of the Israel Association of Hydrology.
1989:Dr. Chaim Weizmann Post-doctoral Fellowship for Scientific Research.
1986:Wolf Foundation fellowship to promote science and art for mankind.
1982:The Rector of the Hebrew University distinguished student award.

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