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Rabinowitz, Gad


Research Interests:
My research efforts are devoted towards identifying practical Industrial Engineering problems and developing new interdisciplinary approaches for solving them. These efforts have been focused mainly on: quality engineering and management, production and logistics operations scheduling, optimal inspection and maintenance policies, risk management in product development projects, production queuing networks, Public service indicators, and decision support systems for green technology development.

Academic Positions:
I serve as a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer-Sheva (since 1991). My current main positions are President of the Operations Research Society of Israel (ORSIS), BGU's Presidential Directorate for Strategic Data (since 2019), an acting member of the CHE steering committee for developing national CRIS network in Israel (since 2016), and incumbent of the Solomon and Abraham Krok Chair in Entrepreneurial Management (since 2017). My main previous positions at BGU include: Vice Rector (2014-2018), head and founder of the Academic Development and Teaching Advancement Unit (2015-2018), IEM department chair (2006-2012) and the founding head of the IAF Cadet Academic Program (2002-2006).

I received my BSc (1985) and MSc (1986) in Industrial Engineering and Management from BGU, and my PhD in Operations Research from CWRU, Ohio, USA (1989). I have chosen and started these academic studies at the age of 29, after 10 years of rich public leadership and practical experience with demanding responsibilities and significant exposure to leading R&D industries. This experience molded my passion to structure and solve various organizational operation problems, in various practical fields.

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