Opening of the new Lobby of TAU Engineering School donated by AFTAU, Victoria and the Rubinstein Bequest. ( Left to right – Rosie Potaznik, Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks, Dr. Karen Wayne, Dr. Victor Wayne & Meir Bubber.)
AFTAU in collaboration with Monash University recently honoured their AFTAM award holders at a “Night of Ideas” held at Monash University, Caulfield. Professor Joseph Klafter, President of TAU, visiting from Israel was the key note speaker. Professor Benjamin Boyd, Dr Crystal Chen, Associate Professor Erica Sloan and Associate Professor Jane Wilkinson presented the impact of their joint research projects with fellow colleagues from Tel Aviv University.
The Australian Friends of Tel Aviv University ( Vic) Inc in collaboration with The University of Melbourne recently held an inspirational evening with Anthony Goldbloom, Founder and CEO of San Francisco based company Kaggle ( acquired by Google).
Tel Aviv University if proud to be a benefactor to Tikun Olam Makers. Tikun Olam means ‘Heal the World’. Tikin Olam Makers is a 72 hour makeathon, focusing on creating collaborations between innovators and users (need knowers), combining their expertise to brainstorm state-of-the-art assistive technologies for to make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities. Please take a look at some of the exciting outcomes from TOM 2017: Highlights – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918969/26a6fb7e7d Social Media – https://vimeo.com/ofiproductions/review/246918798/0092d6b5b5 Universal Bottle Pourer –…
Jack Ma in Israel at the Tel Aviv University Honorary Degrees Ceremony “Never give up – it is this spirit that makes Israel the miracle it is in just 70 years.” Alibaba’s Jack Ma, a Tel Aviv University honorary doctor for 2018, spoke on behalf of all honorees at TAU’s 2018 Board of Governors Meeting, Thursday, May 3, 2018.
CONGRATULATIONS! Israel turns 70 and Tel Aviv University welcomed Governors Awards recipients and guests to celebrate the 2018 Board of Governors Meeting May 2-6. AFTAU President Dr. Victor Wayne received the TAU 2018 President Award Medal in honour of his devoted leadership and longstanding friendship with TAU. (Left to right – Dr. Karen Wayne, Dr. Victor Wayne & Prof. Joseph Klafter)
Tel Aviv University will host over 1000 Australians in October for a special ceremony marking the Anniversary of the Australian Light Horse Battle in Beer Sheeba and the Balfour declaration leading to the Establishment of the state of Israel. Thursday, November 2nd, 2-5 pm – TAU Campus For more information please contact us at (03) 92962065
A new relationship between La Trobe and Tel Aviv Universities is being established with a focus on Agriculture and Food Security, with the expected visit of the TAU Dean of Life Sciences, Prof Danny Chamowitz to Australia this year. La Trobe joined our AISEP scholarship fund this year and its students can come to TAU for exchange programs. La Trobe University sponsored our “Innovation and Entrepreneurship breakfast with Dov Moran.
After two years of development, the first discussions having occurred during TAU President Prof. Joseph Klafter’s last visit to Melbourne, we recently signed an agreement for the establishment of a Joint Research Centre between TAU and Swinburne University in Data Science. The joint centre will start working this year with four PhD candidates from both Universities, collaborating on research, and graduating with a joint degree from both Universities.
This year, AFTAU led a coalition of Victorian Universities to support exchange programs with TAU and provide funding via the AISEP (Australia Israel Scientific Exchange Program) fund, which is a tax-deductible entity. In September, we held a big Luncheon event for AISEP, co-hosted by The University of Melbourne with over 150 people attending. Special guest speaker was TAU graduate Uri Levin, the founder of “WAZE” founder of “WAZE” the world’s largest social navigation app, which was acquired by Google for…