In July 2017, the College Board of Governors approved the appointment of Dr. Refael Aviram as the College’s Director General.
Dr. Aviram previously served as the Executive Director of the Edmond and Lili Safra Center for Brain Sciences at Hebrew University. He earned his Doctoral Degree of Professional Studies in Business from Pace University in New York, and he holds an MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from Tel Aviv University and a BS, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Aviram served many years in the IDF and completed his service with the rank of Colonel. Upon completion of his military service, Dr. Aviram served as Managing Director of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), where he was responsible for the construction of many capital projects in military bases.
Within his position at Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem, he will continue to promote the college’s social initiatives for the benefit of Jerusalem and its continued development.