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Company Overview of Ben-Gurion University

Company Overview

Ben-Gurion University provides education services for engineering sciences, health sciences, natural sciences, and humanities and social sciences. Ben-Gurion University was founded in 1969 and is based in Beer-Sheva, Israel.

P.O. Box 653

Beer-Sheva,  84105

Israel

Founded in 1969

Phone:

972 8 646 1111

Fax:

972 8 647 9434

Key Executives for Ben-Gurion University

Acting President
Regional Director for Washington and Baltimore
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ben-Gurion University Key Developments

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Appoints Dan Blumberg as Vice President and Dean of Research & Development

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev announced that it recently approved the recommendation of the executive committee to appoint Prof. Dan Blumberg Vice President and Dean of Research & Development. He has served as Deputy VP and Dean of R&D under Prof. Moti Herskowitz since 2010 and before that as the chairperson of the Department of Geography and Environmental Development. Prof. Blumberg took up the position on June 1, 2014.

IBM and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Intends to Establish Center of Excellence for Security and Protection of Infrastructure and Assets, in Beer-Sheva, Israel

IBM and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev announced their intention to establish a Center of Excellence for Security and Protection of Infrastructure and Assets, located in Beer-Sheva, Israel. This new joint venture will develop a curriculum that will help train the next generation of professionals, as well as perform leading edge scientific research on emerging areas like Big Data and cloud computing. This joint venture will be housed at the BGU Alon Building for Hi-Tech, enabling IBM and university researchers to team and build on the developing ecosystem in the region. Working collaboratively with private and public organizations, scientists and academics will collaborate to better understand how to secure and protect critical infrastructure and data. For example, as the Internet of Things becomes more pervasive, it is increasingly important to address the security of devices and machines that connect to the Internet, in addition to traditional digital assets.

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