Minerva Weizmann Committee

The Minerva Weizmann Committee is responsible for reviewing the new applications of individual and group projects for the Minerva Weizmann Programme. Its members are German professors from the field of natural sciences as well as the deans of the faculties of the Weizmann Institute.

Minerva Weizmann Committee in Rehovot, Autumn 2018

Current German Members

Prof. Immanuel Bloch
Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics

Prof. Reinhard Fässler
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Prof. Franz Faupel
University of Kiel
Institute for Material Science

Prof. Manfred Gahr
Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

Prof. Jason Kerr
Research Center CAESAR

Prof. Marcus Motzkus
University of Heidelberg
Institute of Physical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Roland Netz
Free University of Berlin
Dept. of Physics

Prof. Jan Plefka
Humoldt University of Berlin
Institute of Physics

Prof. Marina Rodnina (chair)
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

Prof. Peter R. Schreiner
University of Giessen
Institute of Organic Chemistry

Prof. Wilhelm Zwerger
Technical University of Munich
Dept. of Physics


Current consulting Israeli Members

Prof. Nir Davidson
Weizmann Institute of Science
Chair of Optical Sciences

Prof. Gilad Haran
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dept. of Chemical Physics

Prof. Avraham Levy
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Prof. David Peleg
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dept. of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

Prof. Elior Peles
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology

Prof. Zvi Livneh
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dept. of Biomolecular Sciences


Members ex officio and permanent Guests

Prof. Daniel Zajfman
Weizmann Institute of Science

Prof. Michal Neeman
Weizmann Institute of Science
Vice President

Dr. Lou Bohlen
Minerva Stiftung
Head of Office

Michael Nagel
Minerva Stiftung
Programme Manager

Representative of the German Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn

Representative of the German Embassy, Tel Aviv

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