Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1969. Master of Science in Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 1977.
Assistant professor, associate professor computer science Florida International University, Miami, 1978-1981. Senior lecturer computer science Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Beer-Sheva, 1981-1985, director center of computer graphics, 1982-1985. Associate professor computer science State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1985-1989, professor computer science, 1989-1993, leading professor computer science and radiology, since 1993, director Center for Visual Computing, since 1996, chairman computer science department, since 1999.
Visiting lecturer Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1977-1978. Visiting senior lecturer computer science Tel-Aviv University, 1981-1982. Visiting professor computer science Columbia University, New York City, 1992-1993.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (co-chair visualization 1990-1994. Editor-in-chief Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 1994-1998, chair Volume Graphics 2001). Member Association Computing Machinery (volume visualization co-chair 1992, 94, 98), Eurographics (hardward co-chair 1990, 91, 97, 98).
Married Dorit Kaufman, July 7, 1971. Children: Ornat, Lytal, Michal.