Founder of AtmosCell and Consulting Expert, The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Dr. David is the Founder of AtmosCell ( and a Consulting Scientist to The International Food Policy Research Institute. Upon completing his doctoral degree at the Geophysics Department of Tel Aviv University (Israel), he carried out his post-doctoral work with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at Cornell University (New York), as well as taking positions as a Visiting Scientist at other research institutes, such as Columbia University (New York), and the University of Tokyo (Japan). His academic research was published in leading scientific journals, and was reviewed in some of the most widely circulated magazines in the world, such as Scientific American, Physics Today, Popular Science, and more. His fields of interest include weather and atmospheric physics, remote sensing, air quality and environmental monitoring.


  • 2020–present
    Founder, AtmosCell
  • 2019–present
    Co Principal Investigator, IFPRI
  • 2018–2019
    Visiting Scientist, The University of Tokyo
  • 2015–2018
    Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
  • 2016–2017
    Visiting Scientist, Columbia University


  • 2014 
    Tel Aviv University, PhD