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Technion Ranking in Business Insider
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Wednesday, 17 October 2012 14:25

"Business Insider" has ranked the Technion as #25 among the world's best engineering schools. Here is the article. Please note that Cornell is #7.

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2012 Honorary Doctorate Ceremony & Technobrain competition
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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 11:13

Technion President Prof. Peretz Lavie said in the festive ceremony held at the Technion's historic building at Hadar HaCarmel (today the Madatech Museum, the Israel National Museum of Science) that "nowadays we would have thought of the founders of the Technion as brave entrepreneurs who established a start-up company" and that it is unlikely that when they laid its cornerstone one hundred years ago, they imagined that the day will come when it would become a leading science and technology university worldwide.

The recipients of the honorary doctorates are: Prof. Srulik Cederbaum, Prof. Francois Diederich, Gary Goldberg, Itzhak Nissan, Dr. Eli Opper, Joan Seidel, Prof. Gunter Spur and Moshe Yanai.

(In the photo) Technion President Prof. Peretz Lavie (on the right) with one of the recipients – Moshe Yanai, pioneer of the computerized storage systems revolution.

Watch Technion's 2012 Honorary Doctorate Ceremony here.

Technobrain Competition – Celebrating 100 years since the original cornerstone ceremony, students met the challenge to recreate the laying of the Technion's cornerstone in new and original ways. Watch the competition to lift the Technion Cornerstone to great heights and release it over a target - here.


Ubiquitin Explained

In 2004 Technion Distinguished Profs. Avram Hershko and Aaron Ciechanover brought Israel its first Nobel prize in science. Their discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation made them Technion's first Nobel laureates in Chemistry. In this film, originally made for the campus visitor's center, Profs. Hershko and Ciechanover explain in layman's terms just what it's all about – suitable for students too.

English Language Version. Watch here

Hebrew Language Version. Watch here

Also if you haven't seen it, watch Technion Nation – how Technion graduates have changed Israel and the world. Watch here

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Last Updated on Monday, 22 October 2012 13:57
Prof. Deborah Estrin - new recruit for the Cornell Technion NYC Tech campus
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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 08:53

This year, Wired included Ms. Estrin on a list of "50 People Who Will Change the World" and CNN called her of the "10 Most Powerful Women in Tech."

For an institution concerned with spinning out an army of startups based on the latest technological developments, it’s hard to think of a more fitting hire.



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