NBEL provides expertise in the various fields of computer aided optimized design of circuits and systems, including mathematical modellingembedded computing, control systems, neuromorphic engineering and microfluidics


Dr. Elishai Ezra Tsur, Founding Director
Elishai is an engineer with more than 14 years of experience working with state of the art technologies throughout the developmental process, from design to simulation, fabrication, evaluation, integration and automation.

Lecturer and a Research Fellow at the Weizmann Institute of Science for Computational Neuroscience; Principle investigator of the Neuro-Biomorphic Engineering Lab (NBEL-lab.com) at JCT; A university lecturer for artificial intelligence, mathematical modelling, software engineering and computational biology; and the founding director of the Trans-disciplinary Innovation Program at the Hebrew University. Graduate of Singularity University (2012, NASA Ames Research Center, California), INK fellow (2013, India), INK Trailblazer (2014, USA), Aeroli.to speaker (2016, Brazil), and Dean fellow for Neuroscience (2018, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel). Elishai Holds degrees in Life sciences (B.Sc), Philosophy and History (B.A), Computer Science (M.Sc), Bioengineering (M.Sc, PhD) and Computational Neuroscience (Post Doc).


Tamara Pearlman Tsur, Community Reach Manager

Tamara is a Medical Student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Hadassah Medical Center), with a BA in the PEP (Philosophy, Economics and Political Science) integrative program and an MA in Political Science, both from the Hebrew University (Mount Scopus).

Former Spokesperson and Head of Public Relations & Marketing for the Hebrew University Student Union; Communications Manager & Legislative Aide at the Knesset; Psychometric Instructor at High-Q & Kidum; GRE & GMAT Instructor at Yeda Plus; Emissary of the Jewish Agency to the United States (New York & University of Florida); Greenpeace DD (Direct Dialogue) Team Leader.


Javier Gelbwaser, International Outreach

Javier, an industrial engineer and social entrepreneur, is the Founder and Director of the InnovNation and Coexistence in the Middle East programs and a member of The International Higher Education Interfaith Leaders Forum. Javier established the InnovNation program in order to spark international innovation by bringing delegations of students, entrepreneurs, investors, and business professionals from around the world in order to expose them to leading companies and innovators in Israel. InnovNation´s entrepreneurship and innovation summer program is accredited by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is organized in collaboration with Israel's Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economy and Singularity University - Israel and Israel Innovation Authority. Javier holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.