Curriculum Vitae

Professor Isaac Balberg                                                              March 2003

Date and Place of Birth Nov. 27, 1940, Jerusalem, Israel
Marital Status   Married, 3 children
 

Education
1958-1963 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
 M. Sc. in Physics.
 Thesis:  "Transport Phenomena in Molecular Crystals".

1963-1968 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
 Ph. D. in Physics.
 Thesis:  "The Acoustoelectric Effect in Peizoelectric Semiconductors".

1968-1969 Physics Department, University of Bristol, England.
 Post-Doctoral Study.
 Fellowship of the British Friends of the Hebrew University.

Duties and Ranks
1963-1966 Physics Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Assistant.

1966-1968 Physics Department, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Instructor.

1969-1970 Physics Department, Yeshiva University, New York, USA.
 Research Assistant.

1970-1972 RCA Laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
 Member of  the Technical Staff.

1972 Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Senior Lecturer.

1974,1975 The Polytechnique Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
(Summers) Visiting Professor

1976 XIIIth Int. Conf. Physics of Semiconductors (Rome)
 Session Chairman

1976, 1977 The Technical University of Vienna, Austria
(Summers) Visiting Professor

1977 Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Tenure

1978 Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Associate Professor

1978 University of Pernambuco, Brazil
(summer) Visiting Professor

1978-1979 RCA Laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
 Member of the Technical Staff.

1980-1981 RCA Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(summers) Visiting  Member of the Technical Staff.

1981-1984 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Chairman of Physics Studies

1982 The Max Planck Institute of Physics, Stuttgart, Germany.
(summer) Visiting Scientist

1983-1985 Hebrew University, Jerusalems, Israel
 Academic Head, Mathematics and Science Division,
 School for Overseas Students

1983, 1984 RCA Laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(summers) Visiting Member of the technical staff

1986 Second Int'l. Meeting on Solid-Electrolyte Interface, Ein Gedi, Israel.
 Member  of the Organizing Committee

1986-1990 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
 Head, Physics Ph.D. Studies Program Committee.

1986-1989 Secretary of the Israel Physical Society

1987 France-Israel Collaboration Program on "Condensed Disordered  Media".
 Member of Coordinating Committee

1987 Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Professor

1987,1988 Chronar Corp., Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(Summers) Visiting Senior Scientist

1989 Solarex Corp., Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(Summer) Visiting Senior Scientist

1989-1994 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Member of the Board, Center of External Studies

1990,1991 NREL Laboratories, Golden, Colorado, USA
(Summers) Visiting Senior Scientist

1991-1992 Materials Research Bulletin, Pergamon Press, Oxford
 Associate Editor

1992  First Israel-Russia Conf. on Modern Materials, Tel Aviv
 Session Chairman,

1994-1998 Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Head of Appointment Committee of Experimental Solid State Physics

1996-1998 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
 Head of Appointment  and Promotion Committee of non-faculty  teaching staff.

1998 NEC Princeton, New Jersey, USA
(Spring) Visiting Senior Scientist.
(Summer) Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park, California,. USA.
Visiting Senior Scientist.

October 2001   Head of the Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University  Jerusalem, Israel.