Gershon Wolansky graduated from the Hebrew University at Jerusalem and received his Ph.D. degree in mathematics at the Courant Institute, NY, USA, in 1985. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. His fields of interest include variational calculus, optimal mass transport (Monge-Kantorovich), computer vision, mathematical biology (chemotaxis), optics, and related fields such as dynamical systems, stochastic dynamics, and elliptic/parabolic differential equations. He received a postdoctoral scholarship from the Wolf Foundation in 1987, the Sara Leedy Award in mathematics in 1994 and 1995, GFAT Academic Lectureship, France, the Sanford Kaplan Creative Management prize, and the H. Rich Innovation prize in 2000. Professor Wolansky had 6 graduate students and 2 postgraduate students, and he published more than 50 papers in international journals. He is also working as a counselor for several technological companies and has 7 registered patents in optics and ophthalmology.
Biography Updated on 24 February 2010