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Prof. Adam Zaidel was born in South Africa 1977, and made Aliya in 1996. He completed his BSc. in electrical engineering (Tel Aviv University) and his MSc and PhD in computational neuroscience (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem). In 2014 Zaidel returned to Israel, after a 4-year postdoc in the USA, to take a faculty position (Senior lecturer) in the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar Ilan University. Zaidel's research is directed towards understanding how the brain simultaneously processes, filters and combines information from multiple sources, to achieve perception, decision making and behavior. This includes studying perception in the normal brain as well as disorders, such as autism and neurodegenerative diseases. Zaidel has authored many publications in leading journals, and was named one of Israel's 40 under 40 in 2015 by the Israeli business magazine The Marker.
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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → Jun 2010

Award Date: 30 Jun 2010

Bachelor, Tel Aviv University

Oct 1998Jun 2001

Award Date: 30 Jun 2001

Master's Degree, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → Jul 2014


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