Prof. Itzhak Benenson

חוג למדעי כדור הארץ סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Itzhak Benenson
Phone: 03-6409178
Fax: 03-6406243
Office: Yad Avner - Geography, 222

Research

  • Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis of urban and regional phenomena

  • Modeling of urban residential dynamics

  • Long-term impact of local and regional plans

  • Public transport and parking in the city

  • Vehicle-pedestrian interactions and road accidents

  • Spatial BIG DATA analysis

  • Urban mobility

Education

  • MSc in Mathematics (Algebra), Urals State University, Sverdlovsk, USSR, 1975

  • PhD in Mathematical Biophysics, Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR, 1984 

Academic Appointments

  • Senior Researcher, Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Sverdlovsk, 1975-1991

  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Researcher, 1991

  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Lecturer, 1995

  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Senior Lecturer, 1999

  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Associated Professor, 2005

  • Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Full Professor, 2011

Awards and Prizes

  • International Geocomputation Group, Member of Steering Committee, 2000

  • Environment and Planning B, Planning and Design, Member of the Editorial Board, 2009-2016

  • Cities and Nature, Springer Book Series, Co-Editor, 2010

  • Member of the IGU Commission on Geographical Information Science, 2012

  • Computers, Environment and Urban Systems (Elsevier), Associate Editor, 2015

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