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Alexander Goldberg (chemical engineer)

Alexander Goldberg אלכסנדר גולדברג (1906-1985), was an Israeli chemical engineer and was President of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology from 1965–1973.

Biography

He was born in Vilna, Lithuania, studied in London, and emigrated to Israel in 1948.

Goldberg was a chemical engineer, and was general director of the chemical firm Chemicals and Phosphates, at which he began to work in 1948. He also held the post of managing director of the Negev Phosphates Co., and was a member of the board of the Dead Sea Works.

Goldberg was President of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology from 1965–1973. He was preceded by Yaakov Dori, and followed by Amos Horev.