Dr. Alon Shepon

Department of Environmental Studies
החוג ללימודי הסביבה סגל אקדמי בכיר


  • Food systems and sustainable nutrition

  • Optimization and improvement of food systems on land and ocean in line with the UN sustainable development goals

  • Future scenarios of sustainable food systems


  • B.Sc. in physics, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 2001

  • M.Sc. at the department of Earth and Planetary sciences, the Weizmann Institute of science, 2006

  • PhD at the department of Plant and Environmental sciences, the Weizmann institute of Science, 2017

  • Postdoc at Harvard T.H. Chan school of public health, Harvard university, USA, 2020

Academic Appointments

  • Senior lecturer, The department of environmental studies at the Porter School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel Aviv university, 2021

Awards and Prizes


  • FORMAS grant from the Swedish academy of sciences, 2020

  • FORMAS grant from the Swedish academy of sciences, 2019

  • ELI grant, Berkeley University, 2018

  • Weizmann Institute of science award for original research in biology, 2017

  • SAERI, Weizmann Institute of science, 2008-2010

  • Rieger foundation, 2005

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