Professor Daniel Raviv
Daniel Raviv is an outstanding instructor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EE) Department. His knowledge is extensive, his concepts are clear, and his exams reflect directly upon what has been covered in his lectures.
Raviv’s patent is a set of mathematical formulas that enable companies like Verizon to block text messages more accurately than before, without invading privacy as this program works through GPS and customers must opt-in to use this feature.
Early Life and Education
He currently works as the senior Washington correspondent for i24 News channel and previously held positions with CBS News as national radio and TV reporter as well as being long-term foreign correspondent – first working out of Tel Aviv before eventually moving onto London and back home again to New York.
Professor Li has earned both his Ph.D. and M.Sc from Case Western Reserve University as well as both B.Sc and M.Sc degrees from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Through a unique teaching method he was recognized with FAU’s 2005 Distinguished Teacher of the Year award.
Raviv and Yossi Melman co-wrote Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community, detailing how Mossad agents were highly educated, cultured individuals willing to meet high standards of patriotism and selflessness in service of the state of Israel.
Raviv is widely recognized as one of Israel’s foremost Public International Law experts, having spent 19 years as part of his government duties negotiating and providing advice to senior members of Israel’s leadership on a wide range of issues. Today he serves as partner at Herzog Fox & Neeman.
“He also hosts the Tel Aviv-based radio show i24 News from Tel Aviv and served as a national correspondent for CBS News’ network radio news desk in New York and Washington D.C. He provided television reports for CBS, including serving as narrator of their 1997-1998 revival of In The News shorts series; was frequently invited as guest on national talk shows; conducted innovation workshops both nationally and internationally.”
Achievement and Honors
Daniel Raviv’s captivating “you are there” approach and incredible energy have left audiences across the nation thoroughly delighted. His specialty lies in explaining complex, abstract topics in ways that everyone can easily comprehend.
He has pioneered innovative approaches to teaching creative problem-solving strategies and has won multiple prestigious university-wide honors for innovation and excellence in teaching.
His innovative software program blocks drivers from sending or receiving text messages while driving. According to Verizon representative, this technology could save lives as it allows the company to accurately determine which phone is in use in a car packed with passengers and block it individually. He conducts innovation workshops nationally and internationally at universities, institutions and businesses.
Daniel Raviv lives in Washington with his wife and two children, serving as a national correspondent for i24 News as well as having previously served as CBS Radio’s national correspondent. Additionally, Daniel has done TV reporting as well as being featured in their shorts series In the News.
Author of multiple books, such as Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community and Friends in Deed: Inside America’s Alliance with Israel, as well as Comic Wars: How Two Tycoons Battled Over Marvel Empire-and Both Lost (which describes American business affairs).
Engineering professor Daniel Raviv has devised a patent that could save millions of lives every year by prohibiting texting while driving. His invention utilizes GPS to detect which cell phone belongs to each driver and block all messages only for that device.
Raviv served as Professor in Florida Atlantic University’s Departments of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and also Assistant Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, where he developed an innovative method for teaching outside-of-the-box thinking to students from business, government, academia and high tech industries.
Dan was an accomplished author, writing several best sellers such as Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community with journalist Yossi Melman in 1990. A dedicated family man, he leaves behind Susan his wife of 41 years as well as their children Adam and Shaun; proud grandfather to six beautiful grandchildren!