Doron Zalman, Melody Corman and Dor Afriat – Scientists by Ilan Ramon 2021

Shay Monat and Ori On - Scientists by Ilan Ramon 2021

Shay Monat and Ori On – Scientists by Ilan Ramon 2021

We have historically been blessed with extremely intelligent, talented and diverse scientists over the last two decades of the program. ”

“Daniel Rockberger.”

STRASBOURG, FRANCE, October 7, 2021 / – During the UN World Space Week – October 4-10) Ilan Ramon’s project for innovation, entrepreneurship and space announces the graduation of five leading scientists from the Space Research Program in 2021 in the world-famous, International Space University (ISSUE).

According to Ilan Ramon Scholarship Project co-founder, Daniel Rockberger, “Historically, we’ve been blessed with extremely intelligent, talented, and diverse scientists over the past two decades of the program.” .

2021 scientists include:

Doron Zalman

Doron is a mechanical and space engineer with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel. He is a graduate of ISU SSP 2021.
He works as an aerospace engineer in the Israeli space industry, while also mentoring young people in the SpaceLab program at the Ramon Foundation.

Melody Corman

Melody has a double bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and geological sciences from Tel Aviv University and is currently enrolled in a master’s program in atmospheric sciences at Tel Aviv University. She was the head of the mechanical team of the first nano-satellite of TAU and for the last 4 years she has been working as a lecturer on the course “Nano-satellite” at the Faculty of Engineering of TAU. She is currently working at the Ramon Foundation as coordinator of the Rakia mission for the second Israeli space mission to the International Space Station in 2022. Melody participated last year in the ISU20 interactive space research program and this year’s space research program in Granada. . Spain (SSP21).

Dor Afriat

Dor has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer engineering from Ben-Gurion University in the Negev and a master’s degree in business administration and management in high-tech technology from Coleman College. He is a graduate of ISU SSP 2021. Qualified in digital communication and radio frequency processing, digital signal processing and software-defined radio. Since 2019, he has been working for the Israeli government on various space-related projects.

Head Onn

Proven experience in creating new business, building successful teams, stimulating sales, managing strategic accounts and leading to the closure of large complex transactions in international markets.

Ori has a multicultural background, living and working in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. He combines significant experience in research and development and program management with a strong commercial desire. His specialties include international sales, marketing and program management

For Elon Ramon’s scholarship project

About Ilan Ramon’s Scholarship Project for Innovative Entrepreneurship and Space The scholarship project provides funding for scholarships for talented Israeli graduate students to attend the Summer Space Program at the International Space University (ISU). More than 80 Elon Ramon Fellowships have been awarded over the past decade, allowing these scientists to join the global space community and ecosystem.

Members of the Board of Advisors include astronauts, Dr. Gareth Reisman of the USC, and Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, a professor at both MIT and the International Space University.

About the International Space University

Since its founding in 1987, ISU has graduated more than 5,200 students from over 110 countries. Together with hundreds of ISU professors and professors from around the world, ISU alumni are an extremely effective network of space professionals and leaders who actively facilitate individual career growth, professional activities and international space collaboration.

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