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Ido Farjoun / Technion Excellence Program

About myself: I was born in 1999 and live in Hod Hasharon. At the age of 4, I moved to New York and Toronto and lived there for 6 years.

I have always been fond of Science, Mathematics and problem-solving in general. In high school, I majored in Physics, Biotechnology and Chemistry. I participated in Bar Ilan's Mathematics Excellence Program and finished the Bagrut in 10th grade. During high school, I studied a few math courses at Tel Aviv University and also worked as a private math tutor.

I Served 3 years as a Combat Fighter and Commander at Moran Unit. I still serve actively at the reserve unit.

After my service, I was an instructor at the Upper Galilee Mechina at Kibbutz Maayan Baruch for a year, where we studied Jewish identity, Zionism, Philosophy, Politics and more.

Later, I hiked the Israel National Trail from end to end and traveled for a few months in South America.

Hobbies and other: Hiking and trekking, running, playing the piano, soccer.

Interests: Astrophysics, Pure Mathematics, Philosophy, Politics

When did you start the program?: Winter 2022.