Israel's Natural Gas industry; Securing the Future

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (CDT)


Biography

Professor David Faraggi, Rector of University of Haifa

Professor David Faraggi, the Rector of the University of Haifa, Israel is a graduate of the Hebrew University in economics and statistics (1980), he earned his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin at Madison (1984). He carried out post-doctorate work in the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard University’s School of Public Health.

In 1988 he joined the University faculty and set up the Statistics Consulting Unit, which he still heads. Professor Faraggi’s areas of expertise in statistics involve developing statistical methods and a methodology for medical and biological applications and the development of models for neural networks in the analysis of survival data.

He has published more than 70 articles in scientific journals. He served as Vice Rector of the University of Haifa (2004-2010) and additional positions he held at the University include: member of the Graduate Studies Council, member of the University Senate and the Appointments and Promotions Committee, Chairman of the Department of Statistics, and head of the University of Haifa Data Archive. He serves as University representative on the Public Council for Statistics.