International Academic Committee

The International Academic Committee at the Boris Mints Institute comprises scholars and scientists from TAU, other Israeli universities and leading academic and research institutions abroad. The committee meets once a year to evaluate the success of the past year’s activities and deliberate on which projects will be funded in the coming year.

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, TAU

Professor of Environment and Climate Policy, Bavarian School of Public Policy, Technical University of Munich

Director General of the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Nairobi, Kenya

Head of BMI, Founding Chair School of Social and Policy Studies at TAU and Dean of the Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences

Research topics will be chosen according both to ongoing projects being pursued at TAU and to their potential for return on investment in terms of the likely impact of the findings and potential for solving real-world problems. An emphasis will be put on paradigm building, whereby solutions would be workable on a large, worldwide, scale, thereby ensuring the highest possible impact. A structured evaluation process will judge the merits of the research at the end of each year, and the results will form the basis of choosing which projects will be supported in the subsequent year.

International Academic Committee