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Prof. Isaac BEN-ISRAEL

Current Positions
• Director, The Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC), Tel Aviv University, Israel
• Chairman, Israel Space Agency, Israel
• Chairman, Israel National Council for Research & Development, Israel
Academic Background
• Ph.D. in Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Past Experiences
• 2014-present:Professor at Tel-Aviv University, teaching at the Security Studies Program. He is also an emeriti of Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
• 2014:Appointed by the Prime Minister to lead another task force which resulted in a government decision to set up a new National Cyber Authority
• 2011:Appointed by the Prime Minister to lead a task force that formulated Israel national cyber policy. Following that he founded the national cyber headquarters in the Prime Minister Office
• 2007-2009:Member of the 17th Knesset, Israel
• 2000-2002:The board of directors of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Israel
• 1998:Director of Defence Research & Development Directorate in Israel Defence Forces and Ministry of Defence, Israel
• 1991-1997:The Head of Military Research & Development Israel Defence Forces and Ministry of Defence, Israel
• 1967:Joined the Israel Air Force (IAF)


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