Daniel Zajfman


Daniel Zajfman is an Israeli physicist whose main research interests are centered around the Physics of simple molecular ions. On December 1 2006 he was elected as the tenth president of the Weizmann Institute. Daniel Zajfman was born in Brussels, Belgium and emigrated in 1979 to Israel.

In 1983 he graduated in Physics (B.Sc.), at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, and in 1989 received his PhD, in atomic physics. He conducted his post-doctoral at the Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA. (1989-1991).