MARCEL ADAMS (right) meets with doctoral students, each of whom will receive one of his annual fellowships. .
(photo credit: ISRAEL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND THE ARTS)
■ ON MONDAY, June 25, the Jerusalem-headquartered Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will present the prestigious Adams Fellowships to eight outstanding doctoral students in natural sciences, life sciences, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. The fellowships, donated by billionaire Holocaust survivor and War of Independence veteran Marcel Adams of Montreal, grants each recipient a stipend of NIS 100,000 per year for three or four years of study and an additional $3,000 a year for travel abroad for professional advancement, in addition to exemption from tuition.The recipients are Adar Adamsky, brain sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ayelet Arazi, brain sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Yaron Ben-Ami, aerospace engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; Anael Ben-Asher, chemistry, Technion; Yoav Levine, computer science, HU; Itai Linial, physics, HU; Eran Lustig, physics, Technion; David Mass, computer science, Bar-Ilan University.