Born: 1958, Haifa, Israel
Major academic appointments:
2007-now Vigevani Professor of Statistics
1992-1996 Associate Professor (tenure: 1993)
1991-1995 Associate Professor
1987-1991 Assistant Professor
Vigevani Chair in Statistics The Hebrew University of Jerusalem , 2007-now, Israel
Stieltjes Visiting Professor The Thomas Stieltjes Institute for Mathematics, 2005, The Netherlands
Alon Fellowship for 1992-1995, Israel
Excelling young scientists
Editorial boards memberships:
2004-now Mathematics of Operations Research (associate editor)
1999-now Operations Research Letters (associate editor)
1995-2005 Operations Research (associate editor)
1994-now Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications (QUESTA) (associate editor)
Major administrative and professional duties:
2009-2011 Vice President, Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS)
Applied probability, operations research, stochastic storage networks, queueing theory, storage processes, stochastic order, search.
Undergraduate: Operations research, management science, simulation, operations management, stochastic models, Markov chains, probability, statistics.
Graduate: Operations research, stochastic processes, applied probability, Brownian motion and stochastic calculus, Markov processes, Lévy processes and reflection, stochastic orderings.
US - Israel Binational Science Foundation , grant No. 92-00035, 1993-1997, joint with Ward Whitt (AT&T, USA), title: Stochastic Fluid Networks,, total support - $42,500.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 372/93, 1993-1996, joint with David Assaf (Dept. of Statistics, Hebrew University), title: Optimal Control of Stochastic and Deterministic Fluid Networks, total support - $60,000.
The Denmark/Israel Research Award, 1994-1995, joint with Soren Asmussen (then at Univ. of Aalborg, DK) and David Perry (University of Haifa), supports travel between Denmark and Israel.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 794/97, 1997-2000, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Networks, total support: $66,800.
The Volkswagen Foundation (via The Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of Niedersachsen), 2000-2002, joint with Wolfgang Stadje (University of Osnabrueck, Germany), title: Stochastic Storage Systems in a Random Environment, total support - DM87,000.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 935/ 0, 2000-2003, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Models and Networks, Markov Modulation and Martingale Methods, total support: $65,140.
INTAS (funded by the European community), project 265, 2001-2003, joint among teams from several European countries and Israel, Israeli team: Adam Shwartz (Technion) and Offer Kella, title: Mathematics of Stochastic Networks, total support: EU90,000.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 819/ 03, 2003-2006, single investigator, title: Stochastic Storage Models and Networks in a Random Environment, total support: $87,270.
The Volkswagen Foundation (via The Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of Niedersachsen), 2004-2006, joint with Wolfgang Stadje (University of Osnabrueck, Germany), title: Reflected Networks, Stability and Martingale Analysis, total support - EU88,000.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 964/06, 2006-2009, single investigator, title: Storage Models and Networks with Stochastic Reflecting Constraints, total support: $84,000.
The Israel Science Foundation , grant No. 434/09, 2009-2012, single investigator, title: Stochastic storage models and networks with an emphasis on Markov modulation, stochastic constraints and applications to growth collapse models, total support: $60,000.
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