Featuring Professor Ezri Tarazi
Join us for a lively conversation with Prof. Ezri Tarazi, chair of t-hub, a center for innovation and entrepreneurship at the Technion. Learn how the Technion is fostering more soft skills and integrated processes to better prepare students to be the next generation of innovators and leaders. Prof. Tarazi has been featured in Fast Company and other publications, and has served as a consultant to the Israeli government on innovation programs for almost 20 years. Don’t miss this chance to speak with him and connect with others in our area.
About the Speaker
Professor Ezri Tarazi is the chair of the Industrial Design Program at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion. He is also the chair of t-hub, a center for innovation and entrepreneurship at the Technion, and chair of the Design-Tech Lab, which seeks to foster design awareness and design thinking among science and engineering students.
Prof. Tarazi seeks to apply human-centered, iterative thinking to solve industrial problems. He has developed and designed life support systems including nuclear, biological, and chemical masks for children, and cooling-vest systems for tank crews. He has worked with numerous technology startups focusing on solar energy, sustainable design, digital ink for billboards, and more.
Prof. Tarazi was awarded the Design Award by the Ministry of Culture in 2002 and the Ministry of Economy in 2008 and 2010. He is a member of the Council for Higher Education and chaired the Supreme Committee for the Humanities, Arts, Education, and Pedagogy from 2006 to 2016.