Launching ConnectIL – Big problems, small solutions

Isaac Berzin, a chemical engineer, founded an Israel-based international institute to formulate alternative energy policies.

 Launching ConnectIL – Big problems, small solutions


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​Holder of a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Berzin is the Founding Director of the Institute for Renewable Energy Policy at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC). He is also an affiliated scientist at MIT, where he worked on a NASA-sponsored project, developing bioreactors for the international space station.

Berzin’s work in sustainable biofuels and climate change has won international acclaim and awards: he is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Award (2006), Platts Global Energy Award (2006), and American Society of Competitiveness Awards (2005, 2006, 2007).

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