Dec 15

Celebrating Miracles in the Negev

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Celebrating Miracles in the Negev: How Israel Succeeded to Drought-Proof Itself
Prof. Jack Gilron
Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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Thursday, December 15, 2016
12:00 p.m.
The Offices of Blank, Rome LLP
One Logan Square
18th and Cherry Streets, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Event Host
Jack R Bershad

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Prof. Jack Gilron is an associate professor and head of the Department of Desalination and Water Treatment at the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research within the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where he has been on the faculty since 1997. He is also on the teaching staff of the Environmental Engineering Unit of BGU. In addition, Dr. Gilron serves as chief technology officer for Rotec, Ltd.

Prof. Gilron has a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and an M.Sc. (Cornell 1977) and B.A. (Brandeis 1974) in Chemistry. He began working in the water treatment field in 1978 working for a water treatment chemicals company and accumulated 14 years experience in the industry. Prof. Gilron has been involved in membrane technology since 1982. He has over 47 published articles in peer reviewed journals and has been awarded eight patents.

He and his wife Amy moved to Israel in 1982, and have three sabra children and three sabra grandchildren.