Laboratory for Nuclear Science at Avery Point
AKA Laboratory for Astrophysics Mobile: (860)389-2458
1084 Shennecossett Rd. FAX: (860)405-9075
The University of Connecticut <email@example.com>
Groton, CT 06340-6097, USA URL: http://astro.uconn.edu
Born: Baghdad, Iraq. Nationality: USA/Israel.
1987-present University of Connecticut:
Visiting Associate Professor, 1989-1994,
1980-present Yale University:
Adjunct Professor, 1995-2015
Associate Professor, 1989-1994,
Assistant Professor, 1984-1989,
Lecturer and Associate Research Physicist, 1982-1984,
Research Staff Physicist, 1980-1982 (Post Doctorate Advisor: D.A. Bromley).
1974-1980 SUNY at Stony Brook:
Ph.D., Nuclear Physics, Feb. 1980, M.Sc., Nuclear Physics, 1976.
(Ph.D. Advisor - Prof. P. Braun Munzinger, also worked with Prof. A. Arima)
1970-1974 Hebrew University of Jerusalem:
B.Sc. Double major: Math and Physics, graduated with honors (87%).
1967-1970 Israeli Defense Force:
Lieutenant, specialized combat unit. Severely wounded, March 1970, 09:50.
AWARDS AND HONORS:
2016 Outstanding Research, UConn. Best Lecturer, CSSP16 Summer School, Romania.
2012-2014 Editor in Chief, Journal of Modern Physics (Resigned, June 1, 2014).
2013 Nuclear Physics A: One of the most valued reviewers, 2013.
1998 Fellow, American Physical Society.
1996 Best paper award, 1996, Japan Phys. Soc. [Jour. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 65(1996)1256].
1995 Invited Eminent Professor Award, RIKEN, Japan.
1994 "1994 Dissertation award" to my graduate student Dr. Z. Zhao, DNP/APS.
1974 The Hebrew Technical Institute, New York City.
1972,1973 Two awards, Hebrew University.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Physical Society. American Astronomical Society. The American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. Sigma Xi, Yale Chapter. Sigma Pi Sigma, UConn Chapter.
Reviewer: Nuclear Physics A, Physical Review, Physical Review Letters, European Physical Journal, Canadian Journal of Physics. USDOE, NSF, US-Israel Binational Science, U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF).
Committees: program committee, Division of Nuclear Physics, APS, 1984-86. Chair, Organizing Committee, Baryons92, Yale University, 1-5 June, 1992. Int. Advisory Comm., Oaxtepec School, Mexico, 1999; Erice School, Italy, 2000, Wigner 8 Symposium, Group Theory 2005 conference. External Review Committe, CUNY, 1998. Nominated for Chair, NES/APS, 1999, Nominating Committee, NES/APS, 2000, Chair, Charge Particle Group, ELI-NP, TDR4, 2016, Nominating Committee LAD/AAS, 2018.
MILITARY RECORD, ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCE (UNCLASSIFIED):
August 1967 Drafted, volunteered to serve in commando patrol (sayeret) unit.
May 1969 Graduated from Officer's School, and School of Specialized Training in Navigation, Paratrooper and Desert Survival Skills.
March 1970 A commander of a patrol unit in the Suez Canal, rank Lieutenant. Experienced a direct hit from an Egyptian tank, critically wounded, suffered neck and shoulder injuries, severed nerves. Partially paralyzed left side (approximately two years).
May 1970 Medically and honorably discharged from the Israeli Defense Force.
1972-1973 While a student, served on several cultural-social exchange programs of the Israeli Defense Force, including visitation of Jewish Communities in Antwerp and Europe.
October 1973 While partially paralyzed in left arm, volunteered to serve as a liaison officer in the second (reserve) commanding bunker of the Suez Canal Zone during the "October War" with General (later Prime Minister) Yitzhak Rabin in the reserve commanding bunker of the "October war".