Senior Lecturer, Shenkar, College of Engineering, Design, Art
Meira Levy is a senior lecturer and the head of the entrepreneurship and innovation track at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management, and the President’s advisor for gender equality at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, and at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She received her Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology. She has extensive experience in the software engineering industry in technical and management positions. Her research interests include: Distance learning; Knowledge engineering and management, both from human and technological perspectives, including: KM audit and requirements analysis methodologies, modeling and design of knowledge systems, embedding KM frameworks within business processes, identifying KM culture barriers and Knowledge representation; Social networks and knowledge sharing; Manifestation of the Design Thinking methodology in multidisciplinary teams of engineers and designers throughout the development processes. She is currently involved in establishing the Health*Humane*Human*Healing – H**4 research center at Shenkar with the vision of combing technology and design thinking for well-being of patients and clinicians.