Prof. Adi Wolfson
Prof. Adi Wolfson is a poet, an environmental activist, an expert in the field of sustainability and a professor of chemical engineering. He is SCE's Office of International Academic Affairs Head, and one of the members of SCE's Green Processes Center. Prof. Wolfson earned his PhD summa cum laude in chemical engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva, Israel, and continued his post-doctoral studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium. Prof. Wolfson works in the field of green chemistry and engineering, mainly researching catalytic applications in organic reactions and the development of alternative environmentally friendly solvents. He also works on developing of methodologies and models for sustainable services and clean services (CleanServ). Prof. Wolfson is also voluntarily consulting the national and local authorities on imbuing sustainability and sustainable development in Israel, and collaborates with local industry to promote their progression toward sustainability
2001-2002 Post Doctoral Research Fellow. Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Advisor: Prof. Jacobs, P.
1997-2001 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Dissertation: “Chiral Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Prochiral Compounds.” Advisors: Prof. Herskowitz M. and Prof. Geresh S.
1996-1997 M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Dissertation: “Chiral Heterogeneous Catalysts for the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Prochiral Compounds.” Advisors: Prof. Herskowitz M. and Prof. Geresh S.
1992-1996 B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Service Science-Sustainable Services
Introduction to chemical engineering
dvanced reactors and scale-up
Wolfson, A., Mark, S., Martin, P. M., Tavor, D. “Sustainability through Service” Springer Briefs in Applied Sciences, Springer Books, 2015.
Wolfson, A., “Sustainable Service” Business Expert Press, 2016.
Wolfson, A., Tavor, D., How to generate sustainable services, Serviceology for Smart Service System, Spring 2017;71-78.
Wolfson, A., Tavor, D. Servicizing as a tool for increasing the sustainability of product life cycles, Exploring Service Science, Springer, 2016;392-402.
Wolfson, A., Abu-Zaed H., Tavor, D. Transfer hydrogenation of a carbonyl compound in glycerol-based solvent mixtures, Org. Commun., 2016;9(1);9-14.
Wolfson, A., Tavor, D., Mark, S. CleanServs-Clean services for a more sustainable world, Sustainability, Accounting, Management and Policy J., 2014;5(4);405-424.
Wolfson, A., Dlugy, C., Mordechaiev, I., Sliman, T., Tavor, D. Glycerol-glycerol triacetate as reaction mediums. Canadian J. of Chem., 2014;92(3);240-242.