(5-years) manuscripts in refereed journals (out of 100) (h-index – 36)
Baver CE, Parlange J-Y, Stoof CR, DiCarlo DA, Wallach R, Durnford DS, Steenhuis TS, 2014. Capillary pressure overshoot for unstable wetting fronts is explained by Hoffman’s velocity-dependent contact-angle relationship. Water Resour. Res. 50, 5290–5297, doi:10.1002/2013WR014766
Prof. Shani had lead the transformation of Israel from a country that depends on ever increasing shortage in natural water supply, to water independency, through ambitious water saving, increasing efficiency including sewage recycling, and desalination.
Prof. Shani has published 70 peer reviewed manuscripts, 10 patents and had 9 Ph.D. students.
1972-1985 Academic Studies, in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
Ph.D. in Soil Physics. Read more about Prof. Uri Shani
The "Blue Plan" to save the Mediterranean. Canne, France 1978
British Council international course on Industrial Wastes.
Newcastle-upon-tyne, England, 1981 Read more about Worldwide Activities
ISRAEL – Contributing on Quality and Quantity
(Interview with Prof. Adin. IWA Yearbook 2003, pp. 27-28)
Most readers will know that Israel has a serious water resources problem. Currently, after 4 years of drought and despite some improvement over this last Winter we remain 2billion cubic metres (m3) down on national storage, roughly equivalent to our total annual demand. Read more about Interview for IWA Yearbook
The Bible tells that Moses, when he realized that his people were dying in the desert from lack of water, hit a rock with his stick and water came out, plenty of it. On a later occasion, still thousands of years ago, the profit Elisha put salt into a water well whose water was became "bad" and immediately made it available for drinking again. Read more about Moses, Innovation and IWA
A. DOCTORAL THESIS
Adin, A. Model for Prediction of Breakthrough Curves in Contact Filtration. Supervisor - Prof. Menahem Rebhun, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. Published also as a Technion Institute of Research and Development Report (1975), 213 p. In Hebrew.
B. BOOKS AND CHAPTERS Read more about Publications
Prof. Adin's Statement
In the message below I intend to convey three major points:
IWA can and is obligated to become the leader of the water organizations around the world, for the benefit of mankind. This can be attained by encouraging INNOVATION in technology, management and education. I, Avner Adin, have the experience, capability, and dedication to help lead the IWA as future President in that direction Read more about Statement about the IWA
Professor Avner Adin (Feb. 3, 1943) is an internationally renowned environmental leader, engineer, scientist and innovator who combines teaching, research, technology and engineering practice in the field of water in policy, treatment, wastewater reuse and water security and safety. Serves as Chairman of Israel Institute of Standards' Central Water Committee after serving as Israel's national Drinking Water Standards Committee. Also: Read more about Prof. Avner Adin