Former Dean of the Faculty of Architecture & Town Planning, 2003-2005
Initiated in 1969 research and teaching of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and in 1979 initiated research and teaching of Bio-Climatic & Passive Solar Architecture. Her research activities include developing CAAD tools and design guidelines for Passive and Low Energy Architecture of buildings & City scales.
Supervised over 20 D.Sc and M.Sc students and wrote over 130 original papers in professional refereed journals, chapters in books, and conference proceedings.
Founder and head (1994-2008) of the "Climate and Energy Laboratory in Architecture”, which carried research for different Governmental Offices in Israel. Total grants over the past 14 years: $1,500,000.
Recent research projects are:
Member of the expert committee for the Israeli standards:
Professor Shaviv won a large number of prizes - among them three prestigious international honours: