Porf.. Mingelgrin's professional experience spans government and the private sector with appointments that include, but are not limited to: Deputy Director for Research, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel; Israeli Representative to the Panel of Environmental Experts of the International Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, Netherlands; Chief Scientist, Israel Ministry of the Environment; U.N. Consultant to the Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw Materials, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and most recently, Environmental Consultant on Soil and Water Contamination and Reclamation.
Prof. Mingelgrin has served on over twenty Committees and Boards. Most recently he has served as a Member of the National Steering Committee for Governmental Research and Development, Israeli Representative to the Steering Committee of CIRCLE: Climate Impact Research Coordination for a Larger Europe and Israeli Representative to the Domain Committee on Food and Agriculture of the COST Research and Development Program of the European Union. He sat on the Editorial Board of Water, Air and Soil Pollution, FOCUS and the Editorial Board of Ecology and the Environment. Dr. Mingelgrin authored 78 reviewed publications and taught courses in soil and environmental chemistry as related to soil and water pollution and pesticide behavior, in the Hebrew University, University of Minnesota, University of California and the Weitzmann Institute. He is a member of the International Society of Soil Science, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, and the Association of Harvard Chemists, among many.
Prof. Mingelgrin received a B.S. in Soil Chemistry from Cornell University, M.S. in Soil Chemistry, Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University. He additionally holds numerous awards and honorary appointments.