Major Research Interests             short cv (pdf)
  • Statistical physics
  • Statistical properties of polymers and random walks
  • Physics of disordered systems and fractals, optimization
  • Percolation, transport in random systems
  • Surface growth
  • Chemical reactions
  • Granular media, traffic flow
  • Medical physics
  • Physiological networks
  • Statistical physics of biological and medical systems
  • Complex networks
  • Interdependent networks
  • Cascading failures
  • Networks of networks
  • Climate networks
Available Positions
Prof. Havlin's research group currently has an opening for a new PhD students. Interested students should contact Prof. Havlin.
Recent Publications
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Prizes and Awards
  • Rothschild Prize for Physical and Chemical Sciences, Israel (2014)
  • Lilienfeld Prize for a most outstanding contribution to physics, APS, USA (2010)
  • Chaim Weizmann Prize for Exact Sciences, Israel (2009)
  • Nicholson Medal, American Physical Society, USA (2006)
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics, England, (1999)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, (1996)
  • President, Israel Physical Society, (1996-1999)
  • Director, Minerva Center for Fractals, (1994-2010)
  • Minerva Center Award, (1993)
  • Director, Science Education Project, (1993-2012)
  • Humboldt Award - Germany, (1992)
  • Landau Prize for Outstanding Research, (1988)
  • Minerva Fellowship,(1988)
  • Royal Society of England Fellowship, (1979)
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PostDoc positions and PhD fellowships are available.
Please send CV, publication list and two letters of recommendation to:

Collaborative research sites
Editorial Board
  • Europhys. Lett.,(2008- )
  • New Journal of Physics,(2004-2011 )
  • International Journal of Fractals,(1991- )
  • Physica A,(1991- )
  • Reserch Letters in Physics,(2007- )
  • Journal of Statistical Physics,(1991 - 1994)