Dr. Adi Ninio Greenberg 2020-01-11T17:36:17+00:00

Certificate of appreciation for Dr. Adi Ninio Greenberg's contribution to the Rosetta Mission on behalf of the European Space Agency's Comet Research 67P / C-G

    • Planetary Scientist at the School of Environment and Earth Sciences at Tel Aviv University.
    • Former Head of Space Technologies section at the Israeli Air Force.
    • Consultant to the Israeli Space Agency and the Ministry of Science and technology.
  • Founder of the "Allspace IL" educational initiative to encourage excellence among children and youth through the study of space sciences and technological innovation.

Research Area: Planetary Sciences

Education:

  • Ph.D. in the Cometary Research Laboratory in the School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Dissertation: "Laboratory studies for understanding the findings of the ROSETTA spacecraft on Comet 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko". Supervision: Prof. Akiva Bar-Nun (d. 2017), Prof. Dina Prialnik.
  • MSc. (2016) in the Cometary Research Laboratory in the School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Thesis: "Laboratory studies for understanding the findings of the ROSETTA spacecraft on Comet 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko". Supervision: Prof. Akiva Bar-Nun.
  • BSc. magna cum laude (2001) in the Department of Geosciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

Experience:

Major, Israeli Air Force (2001-2012):

  • Head of Technology innovation section: Feasibility studies of new technologies for operational needs.
  • Head of Space Technologies section: Development project management of Remote Sensing Systems; feasibilities and performance study of Nano-Satellites and of Satellite Air-Launch, etc.
  • Head of Integrated Intelligence section: Development project management and system engineering of Image Processing Systems in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
  • Project Manager, Space Technologies section: System engineering of Hyperspectral Imaging Systems for satellites and UAVs.

 Publications & Conferences:

  • Laufer, D., Bar-Nun, A., Ninio Greenberg, A. (2018). Trapping Mechanism of O2 in Water Ice as First Measured by Rosetta Spacecraft. MNRAS, 818-823.
  • Ninio Greenberg, A., Bar-Nun, A., Laufer, D. (2017). The effect of CO2 on gases trapping in cometary ices. MNRAS, 469, 517-521.
  • Ninio Greenberg, A., Bar-Nun, A., Laufer, D. (2017). Gas trapping in amorphous ice as related to Rosetta findings, EPSCON2017.
  • Laufer, D., Bar-Nun, A., Ninio Greenberg, A. (2016). Advances in laboratory studies of cometary ice analogues. 50th ESLAB Symposium “From Giotto to Rosetta”, Leiden, Netherlands.
  • Ninio Greenberg, A., Bar-Nun, A., Laufer, D. (2016). The effect of CO2 on gases trapping in cometary ices. Comets 2016, Toulouse.
  • Laufer, D., Bar-Nun, A., Ninio Greenberg, A. (2016). Trapping Mechanism of O2 in Water Ice as First Measured by Rosetta Spacecraft. Comets 2016, Toulouse.
  • Ninio Greenberg, A., Bar-Nun, A., Laufer, D. (2015). The effect of CO2 on gases trapping in cometary ices. International Astronautical Congress, Jerusalem.
  • Laufer D., Bar-Nun, A., Ninio Greenberg, A. (2015). Understanding the nucleus of 67P/C-G through laboratory experiments. International Astronautical Congress, Jerusalem.

Outreach

  • Technology and Satellite Imagery mentor in the Ramon AI Hackathon (2019).
  • Voluntary online lectures on Space and Satellites for students, for the Israeli Space Agency, and the Israeli Ministry of education (2016-2018).
  • "Inspiring Ph.D. student" (2016). Representative of Faculty of Exact Sciences as part of International Woman's day, Tel Aviv University.
  • Inspiring lectures to encourage girls to choose STEM studies for Israeli schools (2016-2018).
  • Voluntary lectures on Space for the Holocaust daycare survivors (2014).
  • Scientific and technology consultant to the Communication Exhibition (satellite and UAVs communication) in the Carasso Science Park (2011).