Ph.D Honorees

Shlomo Bar

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Shlomo Bar is a composer, soloist, drummer, vocalist, founder and leader of Habrera Hativeet (Natural Selection). Bar was born in Rabat, Morocco. His family immigrated to Israel when he was six. He learnt how to play the Darbuka and other ethnic percussion instruments. He draws much of his musical inspiration from Biblical and modern Israeli themes.

Miel de Botton

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Miel de Botton is a clinical psychologist, a contemporary art collector, a philanthropist, and a singer-songwriter. Each of these seemingly disparate strands are infused with her ability to connect deeply with other people and turn that connection into a positive force for transformation.

Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

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Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is a French physicist and Nobel Laureate. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for “development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light”. He is an active researcher, working at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

Prof. Serge Haroche

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Prof. Serge Haroche is a French physicist who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J. Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems".

Pascal Olivier Mantoux

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Pascal Mantoux graduated in mechanical engineering and business administration from Paris colleges and later earned an executive degree from the Harvard Business School.
Over the past 35 years he has held various senior management positions in North and Latin America, Africa and the Middle East as well as Continental and Eastern Europe serving global industrial corporations such as Westinghouse Air Brake, Tenneco, J.I.Case and Poclain.

Prof. Lord Robert Winston

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Prof. Lord Robert Winston is a Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London, a medical doctor and television presenter. In the 1970s he developed gynecological surgical techniques that improved fertility treatments. He later pioneered new treatments to improve in vitro fertilization (IVF) and developed pre-implantation diagnosis. This allowed embryos to be screened for genetic diseases and has allowed parents carrying faulty genes to have children free of illnesses such as cystic fibrosis.