Duchifat-1 Staff

Dr. Ana Heller

Dr. Ana Beatriz Heller – Founder

Head of Space Laboratory Herzliya Science Center - until 2014

Ph.D. Faculty of Exact Sciences, The School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
M.Sc. Faculty of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
B.Sc. Faculty of Exact Sciences, School of Astronomy and Geophysics, La Plata, Argentina.
Dr. Meir Ariel

Dr. Meir Ariel

Herzliya Science Center - Director General

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Fast DSP Algorithms), Tel Aviv University, Israel.
M.Sc. with honors in Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
B.Sc. with honors in Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Expert in Digital Signal Processing Algorithms, Wireless Communications, Image and Data Compression, Computerized Vision, Error-Correction Coding and Cryptography and Financial Engineering.
Over 15 years experience as CEO of advanced DSP companies, among them CUTe DSP, VITELIX and TM GP.
Meidad Pariente

Meidad Pariente

Space engineer and entrepreneur

M.E in Systems Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
MB.Sc in Physics, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Shamai Opfer

Shamai Opfer

Amateur Radio Satellites Communications Teacher

ME SE (systems engineering), Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
B.Sc. in electronics and computers ,Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Active on Amateur Radio Satellites (OSCAR 7, 10, 27, 29, 32, 40, 51, ISS...).
Radio amateur call sign: 4Z1WS.
David Greenberg

David Greenberg

Amateur Radio Satellites Communications Teacher

B.Sc. (electronics engineering).
Managing Director, Cellular operating company.
Radio System Engineering Department Manager, Motorola.
Active on Amateur Radio Satellites (OSCAR 7, 10, 27, 29, 32, 40, 51, HO-68, ISS...).
Active on EME, (Moon bounce communications).
Radio amateur call sign: 4X1DG.
Ariel Jaffe

Ariel Jaffe

Software Group Guide

M.Sc. in electrical engineering ,Tel Aviv University, Israel.
B.Sc. in physics and electrical engineering ,Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Dr.  Daniel Portnoy

Dr. Daniel Portnoy

Astrophysics And Satellites Teacher

Ph.D. in Astrophysics - Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
M.Sc. in Astrophysics - Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
B.Sc. in Aeronautical and Space Engineering - Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.