– Research Fellow, Independent Institute
Ze’ev Wurman is the Chief Software Architect with MonolithIC3D Inc. and a Research Fellow with the Independent Institute in Oakland, California. He has served as a senior policy adviser with the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education. Throughout the development of the Common Core standards in 2009-2010 Wurman analyzed the mathematics drafts for Pioneer Institute and for the State of California. In the summer of 2010, he served on the California Academic Content Standards Commission that evaluated the suitability of the Common Core standards for California. Wurman holds over 45 US patents and earned his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, Israel.