The Technion honours the Magids

June 8, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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Bob and Ruth Magid have been honoured by the President of Technion in Haifa for their contribution to fund “promising research into practical applications with a relatively short gestation”.

Bib and Ruth Magid with  The Technion's president Professor Peretz Lavie    Photo: Nitzan Zohar, Technion Spokesperson's Office

Bib and Ruth Magid with The Technion’s president Professor Peretz Lavie Photo: Nitzan Zohar, Technion Spokesperson’s Office

In his address at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, Sydney-based Magid focused on the future directions of Technion research and applications citing the use of quantum dynamics to release the process of computation from the straight-jacket of the binary switch and Distinguished Professor Moti Segev’s advances in photonic transmission to replace electronic communication.

These are just two areas in a dynamic institution which covers ground breaking research ranging from bio-technology, medical technology through to aeronautical engineering, micro satellites and the natural environment.

The occasion of the 2016 Board of Governors of Technion is the annual event on which the achievements of researchers, research teams and innovators are recognised and honoured.

A spokesman said: “The Magid Family contribution will significantly add to the practical output of Technion and of Israel.”

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