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physicist , Biomedical engineer

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.

Achievements

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

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

spouse:
Talila Shir

spouse:
Miriam Balan

child:
Lilah Lev