Mathematicians in the Israel Academy

We give two lists below, the first being a list of all deceased members of in the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities whose Academic Field is given as Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. All those whose field is Mathematics have a biography in this Archive. The second list is all current members of in the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities whose Academic Field is given as Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. Of these two have, at time of writing, biographies in our archive, namely Hillel Furstenberg and Saharon Shelah.


1. Deceased Mathematicians in the Israel Academy.

Name: Professor Shimshon Avraham Amitsur
Election year: 1969
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics
Deceased: 05/09/1994

Name: Professor Aryeh Dvoretzky
Election year: 1959
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Academic Field: Mathematics
Deceased: 08/05/2008

Name: Professor Abraham Halevy Fraenkel
Election year: 1960
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics
Deceased: 15/10/1965

Name: Professor Joram Lindenstrauss
Election year: 1985
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics
Deceased: 29/04/2012

Name: Professor Chaim Leib Pekeris
Election year: 1961
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Academic Field: Applied Mathematics
Deceased: 24/02/1993

Name: Professor Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro
Election year: 1978
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: Tel Aviv University
Academic Field: Mathematics
Deceased: 21/02/2009

Name: Professor Amir Pnueli
Election year: 2001
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: Tel Aviv University
Academic Field: Applied Mathematics
Deceased: 03/11/2009

Name: Professor Markus Reiner
Election year: 1959
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: Technion
Academic Field: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Deceased: 25/04/1976

2. Current Mathematicians in the Israel Academy.

Name: Professor Shmuel Agmon
Election year: 1964
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Noga Alon
Election year: 1997
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: Tel Aviv University
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Robert John Aumann
Election year: 1989
Division: Humanities
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics and Economics

Name: Professor Josef Bernstein
Election year: 2002
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: Tel Aviv University
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Hillel Furstenberg
Election year: 1974
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Shafrira Goldwasser
Election year: 2015
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Academic Field: Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

Name: Professor Sergiu Hart
Election year: 2006
Division: Humanities
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics and Economics

Name: Professor Ehud Hrushovski
Election year: 2008
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Gil Kalai
Election year: 2016
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor David Kazhdan
Election year: 2006
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Elon Lindenstrauss
Election year: 2012
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Michael Rabin
Election year: 1982
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor David Schmeidler
Election year: 2013
Division: Humanities
Academic Institution: Tel Aviv University
Academic Field: Economics and Mathematics

Name: Professor Adi Shamir
Election year: 1998
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Academic Field: Applied Mathematics

Name: Professor Saharon Shelah
Election year: 1988
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Academic Field: Mathematics

Name: Professor Shimon Ullman
Election year: 2011
Division: Natural Sciences
Academic Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Academic Field: Applied Mathematics and Computer Science


JOC/EFR September 2018

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