1967 - B. Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, I.I.T., Haifa. Major: Rocket Propulsion
1971 - M. Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, I.I.T., Haifa.
Subject: Solid Rocket Propulsion T.V.C.
Title of Thesis: "Roll Control of a Rocket by Secondary Injection".
1990 - Summer Semester, MBA courses on Strategic Management, School of Business, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR.
1995 - External Studies, Technion, Summer and Winter Sessions: Enterprises Development - Techniques and Strategies.
June 2013 to present – Manager of the RAFAEL Museum.
Apr. 1995 to present – Manager of "JOINT STARS", for the development of the commercial / industrial relations with China; part-time invited lecturer on "Doing business with China" at the Tel-Aviv College of Administration, and the Israel Export Institute.
- Intimately involved in industrial relations with Chinese Authorities: AVIC, CATIC and NORINCO (G), and Enterprises within Chinese Industry, for more than three decades.
Sept. 2015 to Dec. 2016 – Consultant to C3D Ltd.: formation of an User Manual and a Product Assembly File for a new, Hi-Tech product; transfer to production.
Feb. 2009 to May 2016 – Consultant to SOLTAM / ELBIT Systems Ltd.; Leading Manager of a Project for a foreign customer.
Jan. 2007 to Dec. 2016 – Consultant to Senso-Optics Ltd. and to AquaMaof Technologies Ltd., on contracting and editing of contractual and technical material.
June 2004 to 2005 – Part-time, self employed with "Dr. Text – Technical Communication" on Hebrew-English translation and editing of technical material.
May 2003 to present – Advisor to RAFAEL Ltd., AFV Protection and Upgrade Directorate and Ordnance and Protection Division. Consulting and working on Business Structuring, Proposal preparation and Project Documentation.
May 2003 to May 2013 – Volunteer at the History and Museums Dept. of RAFAEL. Continuing with writing the RAFAEL History topics until present.
Mar. 1970 to Nov. 2002 - Employed by RAFAEL, Armament Development Authority of Israel, on a variety of engineering and managerial positions, as follows:
Feb. 2001 to Nov. 2002 – Business Development Manager, Platforms and Launchers Directorate (PLD), Systems Div.
Feb. 1999 to Feb. 2001 – “Typhoon” Naval Program Manager for the Israeli Navy, PLD.
Apr. 1997 to Feb. 1999 – Business Development Manager, PLD, Weapon Systems Div.
Apr. 1995 to Apr. 1997 – Sabbatical Leave from RAFAEL.
- consultant to TechSAT Satellite Project of the Technion.
Nov. 1990 to Apr. 1995 - Contracting Manager, Missiles Div. and Weapon Systems Div. Responsible for preparation of proposals, contracts, agreements; their approval and release.
June 1990 to Oct. 1990 - Short Sabbatical Leave, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, Oregon: studies in MBA courses, Summer Session 1990, School of Business (Strategic Management, Business Management Seminar).
Nov. 1988 to May 1990 - Deputy Director of a multidisciplinary, BARAK Naval development project - joint IAI/RAFAEL venture.
Nov. 1983 to Nov. 1998 - Chief Engineer of Technologies, Deputy Director of a Guidance System Program. Responsible for Technology and Production Know-How Transfer of a large-scale project: definition of methodology of transfer of know-how, establishment of basic technologies, guidance and supervision of know-how transfer execution.
Nov. 1981 to Nov. 1983 - Head of Engineering and Production Dept., Aeromech. Div.
Sept. 1980 to Nov. 1981 - Chief Engineer of Production Dept.; also - Head of a Production Know-How Transfer Project.
Sept. 1979 to Aug. 1980 - Sabbatical Leave, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR. Mech. Eng. Dept. - Adjoint Assistant Professor, conductiong Research Program on Combustion and Pollution Reduction of Wood-waste Combustion Boilers - for the U.S. DOE.
Mar. 1970 to Aug. 1979 - Propulsion Research Dept. of the Aeromechanic Div. Expertizing in Rocket Motors and Rocket Systems Analysis and Evaluation; Research and Development.
Last appointment: Departmental Manager of R&D of Tactical Rocket Motors Section.
Aug. 1967 to Feb. 1970 - Research Assistant and M.Sc. studies at the Mechanical and Aeronautical Eng. Labs, Technion, Haifa.
* March 1, 2018: Chairman of the Israel Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (ISAA)
* May, 2018: Member of the Organizing Committee of the Israel Annual Conference on Aeronautics and Astronautics (IACAS).
* Aug. 2009: Member of the Organizing Committee of the Israel Annual Ballistic Missile Defense Conference (IAMD).
* FIRST Israel Regional Annual Robotics Competition, 2007 – 2013: FIRST Judges Team Coordinator
Aug. 1963 – Recruited for IDF Service within IDF Academic Reserves.
Mar. 1970 to Apr. 1974 – Army Service within Ministry of Defense, Unit 1020; Lieutenant.
Apr. 1974 to Dec. 1980 – Res. Officer in the Israeli Navy ECM Branch.
Jan. 1980 to Dec. 1989 – Res. Officer, MOD Unit 1020; Captain.