Picture Of Dr. Haim Gvirtzman

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: 972-2-5662581,E-mail:
Home: Dolev, D.N. Modi'im, Israel 71935; Phone: 972-2-9973049.
1988: Ph.D. - The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
1981-1983: B.Sc. - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.
Professional Experience
2001: 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
2008 Water Commission, Israel, Member, Executive team - Facing the draught.
2006-2007 Water Commission, Israel, Chairman, Committee for determining future research direction.
2002-2007 Israel National Commission for UNESCO, Member, Hydrological Program.
2003-2006 Director, Multi-Disciplinary Center for Environ. Research (and organizer of 4 conferences).
2002-2005 Member, the Board of Directors, Nature and National Parks Protection Authority, Israel.
2002-2004 Chairman, 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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