Hartman – Afeka – Israel


Afeka Engineering College, Israel

Alan Hartman is an independent educator and innovator in the field of service science and engineering. He is an adjunct professor at Afeka Engineering College and Bar Ilan University teaching courses in their MBA programs and promoting services research.

After a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Alan joined the IBM Haifa Research Lab in 1983. Since then, his research has focused on storage technologies, mathematical optimization, hardware and software verification, and model based software, systems, services engineering, and privacy and security. He spent 2.5 years at the IBM India research lab in Bangalore serving as the Services Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME) focal point for the IBM India Research Laboratory. He has also held positions at the IBM Israel Laboratory as the manager of the algorithms and optimization team, creating advanced tools for the solution of industrial problems and communications network design. He has also managed the model-driven engineering technologies group focused on creating tools and methodologies for model based software and systems engineering. His last position at IBM was as a senior researcher in the department of Privacy and Security.

He has held visiting positions in the Mathematics Department at the University of Toronto and at Telstra Research Labs. He has also coordinated and managed several European Commission research projects (AGEDIS, MODELWARE, MODELPLEX, COCKPIT).

Alan has a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Newcastle in Australia, an M.Sc. in mathematics from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a B.Sc. in mathematics from Monash University in Australia. He has published over 70 research papers and holds several patents.

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