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Engineering educator

Moshe Zakai, Polish engineering educator. Achievements include research in theory of random processes and its applications to communication and control theories. Recipient Rothschild Engineering prize, Yad-Avi Hayeshuv, 1994. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Control Systems Field award 1993), Institute of Mathematics Statistics; member: Israel Academy of Sciences, United States Academy Engineering (foreign associate).

Background

Zakai, Moshe was born on December 22, 1926 in Sokolka, Poland. Son of Eliezer and Rachel Zakhaim.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University Illinois, 1958.

Career

Research engineer Science Department, Haifa, Israel, 1952—1955, head communications research group, 1958—1963. Associate professor Technion, 1967—1969, professor, 1969, William Fondiller chair telecommunications, 1970, distinguished professor, 1985, distinguished professor emeritus, since 1998. Chairman department electrical engineering Technion, 1970—1973, vice president academy affairs, 1976—1978.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in theory of random processes and its applications to communication and control theories.

Membership

Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Control Systems Field award 1993), Institute of Mathematics Statistics. Member: Israel Academy of Sciences, United States Academy Engineering (foreign associate).

Connections

Married Shulamit Briskman, December 23, 1952. Children: Tamar, Michal, Noam.

father:
Eliezer Zakhaim

mother:
Rachel Zakhaim

spouse:
Shulamit Briskman

children:
Tamar Zakai

Michal Zakai

Noam Zakai