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Professor Michal Yerushalmy (B.Sc., Technion,IL, M.Sc. Technion,IL, Ed.D. Harvard University) is on the faculty of the mathematics education department in the faculty of Education.

She is the former Vice President and Dean of Research (2011-2016) and Director of MERI – The Mathematics Education Research and Innovation Center at the University of Haifa, and an Academic Board Member of the LINKS I-CORE (Israeli Center of Research Excellence in the field of Learning in the Networked Society). Her interests are in learning with computerized environments. Prof. Yerushalmy’s research focus is on the study of mathematical learning and teaching, on design and implementation of reformed curricula and on cognitive processes involved in learning with multiple external representations, bodily interactions and modeling.

She authored and designed numerous software packages and developed the interactive "VisualMath" secondary school mathematics web curriculum. In the Math4Mobile project Prof. Yerushalmy offers ways to make technology available for construction of knowledge by everyone everywhere. Her work has been nationally and internationally awarded (the 2010 ISDDE Prize for Excellence in Educational Design, "The Israeli Presidential Conference: Facing Tomorrow 2009).