Rita Bruckstein is the Director, Research Authority at the Technion Research and Development Foundation in Israel. In that capacity, she is responsible for the management of all funded research of the Technion faculty, with annual new research contracts totaling about $95M. She manages a team comprising 40 people: economists, C.P.A.’s and other professionals. The research contracts are funded by Israeli and Foreign ministries and Research Funding Agencies, including the European Commission and USA Federal Agencies.
Rita received her B.A. in Economics and Business Administration in 1981 and her M.B.A in 1983 from Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.