Protecting our world in a digital age.
October 29, 2014
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Presented by The Jewish Week in partnership with American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and The Skirball Center.
Professor Dan Blumberg in conversation with Dr. Matthew Levitt. Moderated by Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson.Professor Dan Blumberg is BGU’s vice president and dean for research and development and director of the Homeland Security Institute. Professor Blumberg’s research spans a wide range of homeland security applications related to remote sensing and imaging, including rapid response, target and anomaly detection and situational awareness. He also heads the Earth and Planetary Image Facility at BGU, an affiliate of NASA’s Regional Planetary Image Facilities (RPIF) network. The RPIF is an international systemof planetary image libraries, which maintains photographic data, mission documentation and cartographic data.