Prof. Alexander (Alex) Lubotzky

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Professor of mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His area of research interest is in group theory and the combinations between it and other areas of mathematics: number theory, geometry, combinatorics and computer science. Professor Lubotzky, who holds the Weil Chair in Mathematics, is a prolific author of articles and books whose name appears on the list of most cited scientists (ISI) in the world. He has been awarded many academic prizes and honors in Israel and around the world and has served as a visiting professor at universities including Stanford, Yale, Chicago, Columbia, Princeton, and others. Professor Lubotzky is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also active in the public sphere: He served as a member of the 14th Knesset, participated in several of its important committee, and is known for his arbitration activities in the area of religion and state.
Professor Lubotzky holds a PhD degree in mathematics from Bar-Ilan University, received in 1979.

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