Dr. Miel Sharf received the “Springer Thesis” award, recognizing excellent Ph.D. theses from around the world across all disciplines. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Sharf’s thesis will appear as a printed book in the Springer Theses publication series. The award also includes a modest cash prize, and more importantly international exposure and recognition for his work. A link to the book can be found at: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030729905
Dr. Sharf completed his Ph.D.in 2020 at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Zelazo. His thesis, “Network Optimization Methods in Passivity-Based Cooperative Control” focused on the control of networked and multi-agent systems. Dr. Sharf completed his undergraduate studies at the age of 17 and immediately began a master’s degree in theoretical mathematics, followed by a doctorate at the Aerospace Engineering faculty when he was only 24. In the beginning of 2021, he was chosen by the Israeli Forbes magazine as one of Israel’s “30 under 30”, highlighting the most talented and influential young Israelis across a wide range of disciplines and contributions ( https://bit.ly/3mhc8wt ). Dr. Sharf is currently a post-doctoral researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
Photography by: Nir Sekelman, Forbs Israel