Prof Shmuel Zamir (Download CV in pdf file)

Center for the Study of Rationality Telephone +972 2 658 6486
The Hebrew University Telefax +972 2 651 3681
Feldman Building, Givat Ram Email zamir@math.huji.ac.il
Jerusalem 91904, ISRAEL Homepage http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~zamir

March, 2005

Shmuel ZAMIR

Center for the Study of Rationality,
The Hebrew University,
Jerusalem 91904, Israel.
zamir@math.huji.ac.il
6 Ofir Street, Mevasseret Zion 90805, Israel.
Wife: Aviva, Children: Iddo, Tamar, Noa.

 
Curriculum Vitae

1939, Dec.27 Born in Baghdad, Iraq
1950            Immigrated to Israel.
1959-64       Undergraduate and M.Sc. studies in Physics and Mathematics,
                    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1964            M.Sc. (with Distinction) in Theoretical Physics (major), Mathematics and Applied
                    Mathematics. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1963-67       Military service in the Israeli Defense Forces.
1967-71       Graduate studies and research for Ph.D. in the Department of Mathematics
                    of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1971            Ph.D. in Mathematics. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. 
                    Thesis: Repeated Games with Incomplete Information .
                    Advisor: Professor R.J. Aumann.
1971-73       Fulbright Hays Scholar.
                    Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics,
                    University of California, Los Angeles.
1973-74       Research Visiting Associate Professor in CORE,
                    Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
1974            Lecturer, Department of Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1975            Tenure Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics,
                    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1980            Associate Professor, Department of Statistics,
                    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1979-80       Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies,
                    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1988­         Professor, Department of Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2000-2004   Directeur de Recherche, CNRS, France.

2006-2007   Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University.

1991--          Founding member and fellow of the Center for the Study of Rationality,

                    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 


Other visiting positions


1980 - 81          Visiting Professor at CORE,
                         Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
1981 - 82          Visiting Professor, Departments of Mathematics and Economics, and CORE,   
                         Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
1981 - 84          Visiting Professor (for 2 months yearly), University of Strasburg, France.
1983 (Sept.)     Visiting Professor at CEREMADE,
                         University of Paris IX (Dauphine), France.
1984 (Sept.)     Directeur d'Etudes Invité at the E.H.E.S.S., France.
1986 - 88          Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh.
1994                 Visiting Professor at the Centre de Recherche  en Economie et Statistique
                     
   (CREST), INSEE, France.
1995 (Oct.)      Visiting Professor, Département D' Economie Théorique et Appliquée 
                        (DELTA), Paris, France.
1996 - 1998     Regular Visiting Member of Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique   
                        (CREST), INSEE, France.
1998 - 2000     Researcher at the Laboratoire d'Economie Industrielle (LEI) Centre de Recherche 
                        en Economie et Statistique
(CREST), INSEE, France.
2000 - 2004    Directeur de Recherche, CNRS, Universite France.
2004 (April)    Visiting professor, Yale University.
2004 (Oct.)     Visiting professor, Harvard Business School.
1998 - 2005    Professeur Chargé de Cours, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.

2006 - 2007    Visiting Professor,  Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University.

 

Academic activity

2008 -           Editor in Chief, The International Journal of Game Theory (IJGT)

2005 -           Member of the Board of Editors, Games and Economic Behavior (GEB).
2004 -           Council Member, The Game Theory Society .
2003 -           Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Economics .
1994 - 1998  Head of the Research and Infrastructure committee, The Faculty of Social
                     Sciences, Hebrew University.
1984 - 1986  Chairman, Department of Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1986 -           Member of the Board of Editors, International Journal of Game Theory.
1985 - 1986  Vice President Operations Research Society of Israel.



Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the Econometric Society
  • The Game Theory Society (Charter Member and Council Member)
  • Affiliated member of the Center for Game Theory in Economics, SUNY Stony Brook.


Research Grants

  • 1991-1993 German Israeli Foundation (GIF), with R. Avenhaus (munich).
  • 1994-1996 German Israeli Foundation (GIF), with E. Winter (Jerusalem) and R. Selten (Bonn).
  • 1996-1997 The Koret Foundation, with M. Perry (Jerusalem).
  • 1997-1999 German Israeli Foundation (GIF), with E. Winter (Jerusalem) and R. Selten (Bonn).
  • 1997-1999 The Israeli Science Foundation, with G. Bornstein (Jerusalem).
  • 1997-2000 TMR Research Network (European Comunity), with G. Bornstein and E. Winter (Jerusalem). The network consists of research teams from the following institutions: University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain), University of York (UK), University of Bonn (Germany), L. Boltzmann
    Institute (Austria), Humbolt Universit¨at zu Berlin (Germany), Consejo Superior de Investigacioens Cientificas (Spain), The Hebrew University (Israel).



Delivered Papers in International Conferences and Workshops


Second International Conference in Game Theory. (U.C. Berkeley, California, U.S.A. 1970).
The Econometric Society Fourth International Meeting (Cambridge, England, 1970).
Summer Institute on Deterministic Methods in Operations Research (Cornell University, U.S.A.
1972).

Joint National Meeting of the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA),

The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS) and Systems Engineering Group of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers (AIIE). Atlantic City, U.S.A., 1972.
 

Semaine d'Analyse Convexe et Ses Applications (Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse, France, 1974.)
International Workshop on Basic Problems of Game Theory. (Bad Salzuflen, West Germany,
1974).

The Sixth Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications (Tel-Aviv, 1976).
 

Fourth International Conference of Game Theory (Cornell University, U.S.A. 1978).
 

Third Symposium on Computational Statistics (Leyden, Netherlands, 1978).
 

Seminar on Game Theory and Related Topics (Bonn/Hagen, West Germany, 1978).
Mathematische Spieltheorie. A conference of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Federal Republic of Germany, March 1980.

Games of Incomplete Information and Related Topics. A conference of the Centre International
de Rencontres Mathematiques, Luminy, France, September 7-11, 1981.


Mathematical Economics. A conference of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut. Oberwolfach, Federal Republic of Germany, January 24-30, 1982.
 

Game Theoretical Aspects of Bargaining Problems. University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic
of Germany, March 7-13, 1983.
 

Mathematical Game Theory. A conference of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut. Oberwolfach, Federal Republic of Germany, March 18-20, 1984.
 

Repeated Games and Related Topics. Jerusalem, 19-25 June 1985.



Topics in Non-cooperative Game Theory. A course given in Centro Internazionale Matematico
Estivo (C.I.M.E.), Montecatini Terme, June 25 - July 3, 1986.


Game Equilibrium Models. Zentrum f¨ur Interdisziplin¨are Forschung (ZIF), University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany, October 28-30, 1986.
 

The International Conference on Game Theory and Application, The Ohio State University,
June 18-24, 1987.
 

Game Theory in the Behavioral Sciences, a research year in Zentrum f¨ur Interdisziplin¨are
Forschung (ZIF), University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany, May, 1988.
 

International Conference on Game Theory and Application, The Ohio State University, July,
1988.
 

Rational and Boundedly Rational Principles of Strategic Behavior, Game Theory Conference
in Honor of Reinhard Selten, The university of Bielefield, Federal Republic of Germany,
October 30 - November 3, 1989.
 

12 th Triennial Conference on Operations Research (IFORS), Athens Greece, June 25 - 29,
1990.
 

The Kobe Conference for Economics, Kobe, Japan, July 20 - 23, 1992.
 

Third TIER (Tokyo Institute for Economic Research), Japan August 27 - 31, 1992.
 

European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIA) Conference, Tel Aviv,
September 4 - 7, 1993.
 

Games 1995, International Conference on Game Theory and Applications in Honor of Robert
J. Aumann on his 65th Birthday, Jerusalem, June 25-29, 1995.
 

International Conference on Game Theory, Sony Brook, July 17-20, 1995.
 

International Conference on Game Theory and Economics, St. Petersburg, June 27-30, 1996.
 

Fifth Annual Amsterdam Workshop on Experimental Economics (AWEE), September, 5-7,
1996.
 

14th Bielefelder Nebeltagung, Fog-Workshop on NTU-Games and Markets, Bielefeld Germany,
December 18-21, 1996.
 

The Bonn Workshop 1997 - Theories of Bounded Rationality, Bonn Germany, May 6-10, 1997.



Topics in Microeconomics and Game Theory , Copenhagen Denmark, June 27-29, 1997.
International conference on Game Theory and Applications , Univercity of Genova, Italy, June 26-29, 1998.


FUR IX ­ The Ninth International Conference on the Foundation and Application of Utility,
Risk and Decision Theory, Marrakesh
, June 2­5, 1999.
 

Tenth International Conference on Game Theory, SUNY Stony Brook, NY, July 19 - July 23, 1999.
 

GAMES 2000 , First World Congress of the Game Theory Society , Bilbao, Spain, July 24­28,
2000.
 

Foundations of Statistical Inference Jerusalem , Shoresh Holiday Resort,ISRAEL, December 17-21, 2000.
 

The Sixth French Conference on Experimental Economics , LEI/CREST, Paris, May
23-24, 2002.
 

Risk Utility and Decision making (RUD) , GIF sur Yvette, France, June 5-7, 2002.
 

Game Theory and its Applications , JANUARY 8 - 10, 2003 Mumbai, INDIA.
 

The 14th International Conference on Game Theory , Stony Brook, July 21­-25, 2003.
 

GAMES 2004, Second World Congress of the Game Theory Society , Marseille, France, July
5­9, 2004.
 

Organizer ­ The 15th International Conference on Game Theory , Stony Brook, July
 12­-16, 2004.

The 16th International Conference on Game Theory , Stony Brook, July 11­-15, 2005.

Stony Brook Symposium in Honor of Robert Aumann, Stony Brook, April 26-28, 2006.

The 17th International Conference on Game Theory , Stony Brook, July 10­-14, 2006.

The 18th International Conference on Game Theory , Stony Brook, July 9­-13, 2007.

Congress in Honor of Ehud Kalai 65th Birthday, The Center for the Study of Rationality,

the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 16-18, 2007.

GAMES 2008, Third World Congress of the Game Theory Society , Kellogg School of Management,

Northwestern University, July 12-17, 2008.

The Fifth Asian General Equilibrium Theory Workshop (GETA 2008), Xiamen University, China,

August 4-6, 2008.
 

The 20th International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, July 13–17, 2009.

The 21th International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook, July 12–16, 2010.

The Second Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society in honor of John
Nash,
Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 29, 2010–August 04, 2010.

Multidisciplinary Decision Science Symposium, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, August
12–13, 2010.

The 10th SAET conference on current trends in Economics, Singapore, August 13–15,
2010.

Workshop on Stochastic Methods in Game Theory, Erice (Sicily), September 8–16, 2010.


Courses Taught

  • Probability and Statistics (introductory, intermediate and advanced levels.)
  • Mathematics for Economists.
  • Linear Algebra.
  • Random Processes.
  • Regression Analysis.
  • Topics in Probability.
  • Limit Theorems in Probability and Statistics.
  • Statistical Decision Theory.
  • Mathematical Economics.
  • Industrial Organization.
  • Auction Theory.
  • Operations Research.
  • Stochastic Models in Operations Research.
  • Markov Decision Processes.
  • Theory of Optimal Search.
  • Game Theory (introductory, intermediate and advanced levels.)
  • Stochastic Games.
  • Mathematical Models for Social Sciences.
  • Decision Making under Incomplete Information.