Professor Alon Wolf is founder and director of the Biorobotics and Biomechanics Lab at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His lab is best known for creating robotic snakes for urban rescue. As co-founder of MedRobotics, he helped invent a medical snake for minimally invasive procedures on organs that are hard to reach.

Prof. Wolf heads the Israeli Olympic Sports Research Center, a Technion collaboration with Israel’s Olympic Committee, and FIRST Robotics Israel. He also leads the Helping Hand project, a philanthropic initiative to provide 3D-printed robotic hands to children in need across the world.

Prof. Wolf received all three degrees from the Technion, conducted postdoctoral work at Carnegie Mellon University, and joined the Technion in 2006. He has also worked in industry for Elbit, Ltd. and Eilon Engineering.

 

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