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September 16, 1944

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Shimon Haber is a German-born scientist who works as a Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bern.

He is a long-time chemist who now devotes himself to scientific analysis of the usage of fertilizers. Haber is also author, co-author and editor of 15 books on the subjects like chemistry and broader science, and has published two dozen scientific papers in this field. He has actively participated in more than 30 national and about 50 international media conferences, seminars, round tables and workshops.

Most of Haber's lectures are gravitating around the theory of chemical engineering (doctoral) study of Technical School at Charlottenburg, Faculty of Bioengineering, University of Karlsruhe and other Universities with which he keeps close collaboration.

Till June 2010 he was the Head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Wroclaw, Poland and the Chief Editor of the International Scientific Reproduction and Chairman of the Organizing Committee symposium “Wroclaw Educause days”. From 1988 to 2006 he lectured Ethics of Science at the School of Bio-science, Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Heidelberg. He is a visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, where teaches the course “About a Few Piperonal Chemical Derivatives” and a Lecturer at the School of Bio Technion in Teaneck.

Regarding his education, Shimon finished his doctoral studies of the Faculty of Sciences in Zurich, postgraduate interdisciplinary study “Regional Jewish Integration “, at University of Chicago, Postgraduate study of the safety work measures with synthetic fertilizers at the University of Tuzan, and later studied at the University of Sorbonne.

In addition, professor Shimon participated as a trainer in a series of seminars and workshops for professional training of chemistry. He is a Member of the Coordination Committee network science centers in the region ( SEENCM ).

On February 1, 2006 Shimon Haber was employed at the University of Colorado, where he teaches courses on Fundamentals of creating synthetic fertilizers, in the undergraduate program “Averting Future Overpopulation Crisis” and theories of mass usage of chemical fertilizers for improving the crop. Since 2007 Professor Haber teaches at the High School of Science NCL in Teaneck subjects like crop production systems and introduction new chemicals for fertilizing the crop.

From April 1, 2008 scientist Shimon is employed with 50 % of duty at the University of Stern. Haber was Director of the International Center for Education of "Potential Nobel Prize Winners" (PNPW) for the period 1998 – 2009.

From 2005 to 2007 he coordinated the Tempus project at Jetico along with Daniel Ragussis, who was in collaboration with the University of Vienna and the College of Film from Lille and developed a training program for film in Germany. He is the founder SEEMO (South-East European Researchgate Organization), which was initiated by the International Research Institute in Vienna, and a member of the Scientific Council of the Helsinki Committee.

Shimon was Vice-Dean of the Faculty of chemical Sciences in New Jersey in the period 2000 – 2002, and Head of the German culture and society Academy EuropaPress Holding. In chemistry is from 1967, when attended chemistry school at Herald. Came working for The Late Post from 1968 and stayed there till 1991, where Shimon was a creating synthetic fertilizers. In the period from 1985 to 1990 Shimon was Deputy Editor.

Has worked in the service of informing the Delegation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies in New Jersey from 1992 to 1997.

For his contribution to science, Shimon Haber was awarded The Professors’ Association annual prize in 1988 year for editing trilingual official scientific paper of the 87th Universiade Holder. Professor Haber is awarded the Medal of Honor of the French Republic (Order of Chevalier de l’ Ordre National du Merite 2003).

Shimon Haber holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Engineering from Technion University.

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2012 - Current   (over 5 years)

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Jun, 2010
Head - Department of Communication

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