Presenter Name: Yossi Elran
City, State/Province, Country: Rehovot, Israel
Field of Work/Study: Recreational math, mathemagic and popular science
Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number: +972–54–2639173
Other Contact Method: +972–8–9352206
Primary Website: http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en
Secondary Website: http://davidson.weizmann.ac.il/en/mbm
Preferred Audience Type(s):
- Elementary School Kids
- Middle School Kids
- High Schoolers
- College Students
- Recent College Grads
Preferred Audience Size:
- Small Groups (Under 30 attendees)
- Medium-Size Groups (30 to 100 attendees)
- Large Groups (100 to 300 attendees)
- Very Large Groups (Over 300 attendees)
Open to Presenting Remotely via Online Video-Conference Tools? Yes, Yossi is available for remote video-presenting via Skype, Zoom or Google Hangout.
Short Bio: I am a recreational mathematician who founded and runs the Israeli Celebration of Mind activities. I regularly give fun lectures, demonstrations and workshops on topics in recreational math and popular science. I am director of the Technology in Education Unit at the Davidson Institute of Science Education in the Weizmann Institute of Science. I have a Ph. D. in theoretical chemistry and have done research in the field of quantum mechanics at the Weizmann Institute and the University of Toronto. I have published many articles on scientific, educational and recreational math topics.
Honoraria are generally appreciated by our presenters, in addition to travel expenses. If you would like Yossi to present at your event, please send him an email to make arrangements.