Full Professor (Expert)
Office: Jacobs building, room 509
Prof. Ayalon holds a B.Sc. from the Faculty of Food Engineering, Technion, Haifa and Graduate studies from the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering, Technion, Haifa, specializing on waste management.
Prof. Ayalon is a member of The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management since 2001.
Throughout her career, she has always combined academic research, teaching, supervising research conducted by graduate students, and other activities within the university, with advocacy for the latest and most urgent environmental issues- both at the national level and in a variety of international frameworks. These parallel tracks have reinforced one another, allowing her to make unique contributions in both spheres.
In 2018 Prof. Ayalon was awarded by Mifal Hapais of the ‘Michael Landau Prize’ for the Sciences and Research in the field of sustainability.
Research and expertise
- Environmental management
- Waste management and reducing food loss
- Energy policy
- Climate change – adaptation and mitigation (reduction of greenhouse gases emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy)
Mandatory courses: Energy and Environment, Renewable energies, Corporate Social Responsibility/ Environmental Management Systems, supervision of Applied projects
Elective courses: Solid Waste Management, Environmental Management in Israel, Energy Campus, Waste Campus