Prof. Joseph Kost D.Sc

Prof. Joseph Kost D.Sc

Joseph Kost D.Sc. is University Distinguished Professor. He holds The Abraham and Bessie Zacks Chair in Biomedical Engineering, and was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).  Kost completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Chemical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, before earning a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering at the same institution. Later he also earned a M.B.A. from BGU’s Department of Management.  He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, a Foreign Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE), an Honorary Fellow of the Israel Institute of Chemical Engineers, a Member of the Controlled Release Society College of Fellows, and a Member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.