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Post Doctorate Fellowship at The Center for the Study of the United States at Tel Aviv University
Post Doctorate Fellowship US Center at TAU and Fulbright

 

The Center for the Study of the United States in Partnership with the Fulbright Program and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University are delighted to announce two new post-doctoral fellowships for 2019-20 that focus on markets, politics, ethics, and the law in the United States. More info on the center's website.

Deadline for submission of all application materials: Feb. 10, 2019. 

Fulbright International Writing Program for Israeli Citizens Open for Applications
IWP English

Fulbright Israel is offering a grant to either a writer of short stories or novels, a poet, playwright, scripter or literary translator to participate in the 2019 International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa.  The deadline for applications is March 1st, 2019. Read full details on our website.

 

Prof. Hossam Haick, Board Member & Fulbright Alumnus, Receives 2018 Michael Bruno Award
2018 Michael Bruno Award

Congratulations to our Board member and Fulbright alumnus, Professor Hossam Haick, on receiving the 2018 Michael Bruno Award.

The Michael Bruno Memorial Awards are presented each year to Israeli scholars and scientists who display exceptional promise, and whose achievements to date suggest future breakthroughs in their respective fields. The awards are given by Yad Hanadiv and the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Israel Institute for Advanced Studies [IIAS].

Professor Haick was a 2004 Fulbright Post-doctoral fellow at Caltech - California Institute of Technology, and is now a Professor at the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Dr. Liat Gafni-Lachter's Quest to Enhance Pediatric Health Services
Dr. Liat Gafni Lachter

Dr. Liat Gafni Lachter, our American postdoc fellow from Boston University at the University of Haifa in Medical Sciences, is interviewed in the Winter 2018 issue of the "Heights" The University of Haifa Magazine, about her academic journey, her postdoc experience and future endeavors.

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers
Distinguished Awards in Teaching

Explore countries and territories hosting Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers. Apply today for a three- to six-month professional development experience: http://bit.ly/FulbrightDA

Lehigh's Israel E. Wachs elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Professor Israel Wachs

U.S. Senior Scholar Professor Israel Wachs has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read the American Association for the Advancement of Science press release HERE. Also Professor Wachs has surpassed a landmark in citations, according to Google Scholar citations, placing him among the top researchers worldwide in all disciplines, of all times. See the official list HEREWachs is the G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University, currently at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology.

Opening of the registration for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in the U.S.
DAI 2020

Happy to announce the opening of the registration for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in the U.S.

All details and application form in our website

Application deadline is Feb. 15th, 2019.

Good luck!

Can Israel and Jordan Cooperate to Save the dying Dead Sea?
Dr. Michael Wine

Our U.S. Postdoctoral Fellow at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Dr. Michael Wine, is quoted in a National Geographic article about the decreasing Sea of Galilee, following his research (co-author) published this September in the journal Science of the Total Environment, entitled "Agriculture, Diversions, and Drought Shrinking Galilee Sea". Read the full National Geographic article HERE.

 

Prof. Hossam Haick, Fulbright fellow and board member, was awarded the European Commission “Innovation Prize”
חוסאם חאיק- פרס חדשנות

Congratulations to our Board member and Fulbright fellow, Prof. Hossam Haick for receiving the European Commission “Innovation Prize”, a new prize which was awarded in Lisbon on November 21, at The European Forum of Electronic Components and Systems (EFECS). He won the prize for his SNIFFPHONE system.

Prof. Haick was a 2004 Fulbright Post-doctoral fellow at Caltech - California Institute of Technology, and is now a Professor at the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

To read more about the award, click here.

Photo by: Simon Pugh Photography

Congratulations to our Fulbright alumnus George Deek, Israel's next Ambassador to Azerbaijan
ג'ורג' דיק

Congratulations to our Fulbright alumnus George Deek, Israel's next Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

Attorney Deek was a 2015 Fulbright Outreach Program Fellow at Georgetown University.

To read the Ynet article about his appointment, click here.

Photo taken from George Deek Twitter page.