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Avigdor Arie Lev

Avigdor Arie Lev, Israeli physicist, biomedical engineer. Achievements include inventor of catheter and probe, applicator for insertion into body, radiating element for hyperthermia, Prostathermer, Urothermer, Photodensitometer.

Background

  • Lev, Avigdor Arie was born on August 4, 1951 in Petah Tiqua, Israel. Son of Edmund and Ester (Rath) Lob.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 1978. Master of Science in Applied Physics, Fienberg/Weizmann Institute, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Fienberg/Weizmann Institute, 1987.

    Career

    • Development engineer Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1981-1982. Chief physicist Research and Development Israel Military Industry, 1982-1983. Special consultant for Research and Development Atidan, Israel, 1983-1985.

      Vice president for Research and Development Biodan, Nes-Ziona, Israel, 1985-1988, Omicron Scient., Nes-Ziona, Israel, 1986-1988. Research and Development medical equipment manager HSR San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, 1988-1994. Director department biomedical engineering San Raffaele Institute, since 1994.

      Member The Israel Council for Radio Science, 1987-1988. Coordinator of twinship HSR-Italy/Hadassah-Israel, Milan/Jerusalem, since 1994, Makassed-Hsr Hospitals, since 1994. General secretary Jerusalem-Milan University, since 1994.

      European coordinator for combined Pap Smear, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include inventor of catheter and probe, applicator for insertion into body, radiating element for hyperthermia, Prostathermer, Urothermer, Photodensitometer.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Sergeant major Navy, 1970-1974. Sergeant major Israeli Army. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society for Optical Engineering, New York Academy of Sciences, Italian Association biomedical Physicists.

    Connections

    • Married Talila Shir (divorced 1979), 1 child, Lilah Lev. Married Miriam Balan, December 22, 1981. 1 child, Gad Meir, Renome Rechele.
    • father: Edmund Lob
    • mother: Ester (Rath) Lob
    • spouses: Talila Shir
    • Miriam Balan
    • child: Lilah Lev
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    Born August 4, 1951
    (age 66)
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    • 1978
      Technion Israel Institute Of Technology
    • 1981
      Fienberg/Weizmann Institute
    • 1987
      Fienberg/Weizmann Institute
    • 1981 - 1982
      Development engineer, Weizmann Institute of Science
      Rehovot, HaMerkaz, Israel
    • 1982 - 1983
      chief physicist, Research and Development Israel Military Industry
    • 1983 - 1985
      special consultant, for Research and Development Atidan
      Israel
    • 1985 - 1988
      vice president, for Research and Development Biodan
      Israel
    • 1986 - 1988
      vice president, for Research and Development Biodan
      Israel
    • 1988 - 1994
      Research and Development medical equipment manager, HSR San Raffaele Hospital
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1994
      director, department biomedical engineering San Raffaele Institute
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