My_Photo Ran Novitsky Nof
Researcher
Seismological Division
The Geological Survey of Israel


Email: ran@rnof.info
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

2017 -

The Geological Survey of Israel Jerusalem, Israel

Researcher

R&D of the Earthquake Early Warning System, InSAR Processing

2014 - 2017

The Geophysical Institute of Israel Lod, Israel

Seismologist

R&D of the Earthquake Early Warning System

2012-2014

Tel-Aviv University Tel-Aviv, Israel

Researcher

Building and managing the Dead Sea seismic mini-arrays network

2007 - 2011

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

Teaching Assistant

Teaching geological mapping, structural geology ,geophysics ,geology intro for geographers and geological processes inside earth

2006

Rehovot Cultural Fund Rehovot, Israel

Geology Teacher for Gifted Children

Building and teaching a short term geology course for gifted children.

2006

Ecolog Engineering LTD. Rehovot, Israel

Geologist

Managing projects, software development, GIS processing and field work.

2003 - 2005

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

Teaching Assistant

Teaching geological mapping, structural geology, tectonics and geophisics.

EDUCATION:

2014-2016

University Of California Berkeley (BSL) Berkeley, CA, USA

Post-Doc Fellow. Seismology

Earthquake Early Warning Systems

PI: Prof. Richard Allen

2012

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

Ph.D. Geology

Thesis topic -"Current Ground Movements in the Dead-Sea Area and Their Implications for Crustal Rheology and Infrastructure Instability: A Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry (InSAR) study"

supervised by Prof. Yehuda Eyal, Dr. Alon Ziv and Dr. Gidon Baer

2006

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

M.Sc. Geology

Thesis topic -"Detecting recent ground movements on the Carmel Fault System using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)"

supervised by Prof. Yehuda Eyal and Dr. Gidon Baer

2003

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel

B.Sc. Geology and Environment

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS:

- Research Grant, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund for Convergence Research (2016)

- Post-Doc scholarship, the Geological Survey of Israel (2014-2016)

- The Peretz Grader Award , The Israel Geological Society (2013)

- Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists (2009)

- Ph.D. scholarship, the Geological & Environmental Dpt., BGU (2007-2012)

- Ph.D. scholarship, the Geological Survey of Israel (2007-2012)

- M.Sc. scholarship, the Geological Survey of Israel (2003-2006).

- M.Sc. scholarship, the Geological & Environmental Dpt., BGU (2003-2005).

- The Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Scholarship (2005).

OTHER:

- Member of the Executive Committee of the Israel Geological Society (2008).

PUBLICATIONS:

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