Weizmann Institute of Science: Weizmann Institute faculty, Adi Shamir, Chaim Weizmann, Ada Yonath, Meir Wilchek, Lee Segel, Igal Talmi

 
9781233080724: Weizmann Institute of Science: Weizmann Institute faculty, Adi Shamir, Chaim Weizmann, Ada Yonath, Meir Wilchek, Lee Segel, Igal Talmi
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Weizmann Institute faculty, Adi Shamir, Chaim Weizmann, Ada Yonath, Meir Wilchek, Lee Segel, Igal Talmi, Ephraim Katzir, Joel Sussman, Haim Harari, Ernst David Bergmann, WEIZAC, Harry J. Lipkin, Amir Pnueli, Moshe Levy, Shafi Goldwasser, Bruria Kaufman, Aryeh Dvoretzky, Leo Sachs, Yadin Dudai, Franz Sondheimer, Ora Kedem, Ran Raz, Michael Sela, Daniel Zajfman, Oded Goldreich, David Harel, Aharon Katzir, Ehud Shapiro, Asher A. Friesem, Ruth Arnon, Moni Naor, Irit Dinur, David Peleg, Mordehai Milgrom, Uriel Feige, Jacob Klein, Yoseph Imry, Achi Brandt, Michael Levitt, Philip Rabinowitz, Shimon Ullman, Reshef Tenne, David Samuel, 3rd Viscount Samuel, Omer Reingold, Ady Stern, Irun Cohen, Harry Dym. Excerpt: Chaim Azriel Weizmann, Hebrew: ‎, (27 November 1874 - 9 November 1952) was a Zionist leader, President of the Zionist Organization, and the first President of the State of Israel. He was elected on 1 February 1949, and served until his death in 1952. Weizmann was also a chemist who developed the ABE-process, which produces acetone through bacterial fermentation. He founded the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. Weizmann was born in the village of Motal near Pinsk in Belarus (at that time part of the Russian Empire). He was one of 15 children. His father was a timber merchant. Until the age of 11, he attended a traditional heder. At the age of 11, he entered high school in Pinsk. Weizmann studied chemistry at the Polytechnic Institute of Darmstadt, Germany, and University of Freiburg, Switzerland. In 1899, he was awarded a doctorate with honors. In 1901, he was appointed assistant lecturer at the University of Geneva and, in 1904, senior lecturer at the University of Manchester. He was married to Vera Weizmann. The couple had two sons. The younger one, Flight Lt Michael Oser Weizmann, serving as a pilo...

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