Overview of recent research output

Peer-reviewed publications
by active faculty members
Impact Factor
0 %
Publications in
top-tier (Q1) journals

Data refer to publications listed in Scopus and published between 2013 and 2020 by active staff members. The Impact Factor is from JCR (2019).

Latest peer-reviewed publications

Selected recent and ongoing research projects

  • Climate change readiness in the Israeli water sector (Prof. Housh)
  • Managing water distribution systems under combination of long-term and spot market power contracts (Prof. Housh)
  • Assessment of the social and cultural values for visitors to Ramat HaNadiv based on passively crowdsourced data (Prof. Ghermandi)
  • Multiobjective management of the desalination array in the Israeli water systems (Prof. Housh)
  • Coupling machine learning and physically based hydraulic models for detecting and localizing cyber-attacks in water systems (Prof. Housh)
  • Development and testing of a standard protocol for cultural ecosystem services assessment and mapping based on online user-generated content (Prof. Ghermandi)
  • Optimization model for assessing the suitability of stormwater and wastewater reservoirs as birdwatching sites (Dr. Trop)
  • The effect of culture and religion on the dynamics of food waste in households (Prof. Ayalon)
  • Modelling the perceived quality of public space lighting: an interactive user-oriented approach (Prof. Portnov & Dr. Trop)
  • Ozonation as pretreatment for ethanol as transportation fuel replacement – optimization and life cycle analysis (Prof. Ayalon)
  • Identifying factors that influence farmers’ willingness to implement environmental practices on the Golan Heights (Prof. Ayalon)

Research Center

We partner with the Natural Resources and Environmental Research Center (NRERC) to carry out interdisciplinary research in the area of natural resources and environmental management. 

Research by our students

PhD dissertations
(in Hebrew)

Master theses
(in Hebrew)

Master final projects
(in Hebrew)