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The Zuckerberg Institute
for Water Research (ZIWR)

The Scientific Advisory Board and Executive Committee

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meets once a year to receive a report on the past activities of the Institute and advise on future courses of action. ​

*The Executive Committee - a subcommittee of the Scientific Advisory Board - meets more often to discuss immediate decisions, and carry out actions agreed by the Board.​

Mr. Roy Zuckerberg

Honorary Chairman of the Board 

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Prof. Peter Fritz

Chairman of the Board
Past director of UFZ, Center for Environmental Research, Germany

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Prof. Noam Weisbrod*

Director, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Prof. Eilon Adar*

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Past Director, 2002-2015, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research

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Prof. Uriel Safriel*

Professor of Biology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Prof. Boris Zaltzman*

Director, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Prof. Dan Blumberg

Deputy, Vice-President and Dean for Research and Development

Head of the Earth and Planetary Image Facility, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 

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Prof. Menachem Elimelech

Roberto C. Goizueta Professor
Director, Environmental Engineering Program, 
Yale University, USA     

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Dr. Boris Liberman

CTO and Vice President at IDE Technologies Ltd.


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Prof. Shlomo Neuman

Regents' Professor in Hydrology and Water Resources
University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

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Prof. Barbara Sherwood Lollar

Professor in Earth Sciences

University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair Tier I       

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