Adi Ninio Greenberg

Academic Research & Projects Senior Advisor at the Israel Space Agency, the Ministry of Science and Technology

Region:          Middle East

Field:              Science; Space Technology


Profile:     Dr. Ninio Greenberg is an Academic Research & Projects Senior Advisor at the Israel Space Agency at the Ministry of Science and Technology. She manages a scholarship program designed to increase academic and commercial participation in the Israeli space ecosystem. She serves as an Israel Space Agency’s representative for UNOOSA STSC activities.

Ninio Greenberg holds a Ph.D from the Cometary Research Laboratory in the School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. PhD topic: "Laboratory studies for understanding the findings of the ROSETTA spacecraft on Comet 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko". The Rosetta mission was carried out in order to unlock the mystery of our solar system formation and the possible link between comets and the origin of life.

Dr. Ninio Greenberg is a member of the Education Committee of the National Council for the Advancement of Women in Science and Technology at the Ministry of Science and Technology. She is a founding member of two organizations dedicated to advancing female leadership in the space industry: The WiSpace Association, which helps professional women grow their career in the Israeli space sector; and SpaceGirlz, an entrepreneurial program encouraging young women to engage in STEM higher education through the exciting challenges of space.

Ninio Greenberg formerly served as the Head of Space Technologies section at the Israeli Air Force (Major, Res). There she led development project of Remote Sensing Systems, Nano Satellites constellation and in-orbit maintenance. She serves as a mentor in the Air Force's technology incubator for the development and implementation of technological solutions.

Through her participation in international conferences and events, Ninio Greenberg will continuously advocate for technological innovation, academic research and equality in the space industry.

Dr. Ninio Greenberg’s personal motto: If you can dream it – you can be it.