Institute of Forensic Science
The institute performs researches and studies, whose results
are applied in its laboratory examinations.
The Institute of Forensic Science was established in 2007 by a team of experts with years of experience in evidence examinations – veterans of the Israel Police Forensic services Department - with the aim of providing forensic services to the wider public.
The Institute of Forensic Science was founded and is managed by Avner Rosengarten, a former senior expert in the Israel Police Forensic services Department. Rosengarten served with the department for over 19 years, investigated a chain of highly publicized cases. He established the institute to provide a variety of high-quality materials analysis and comparison and crime scene investigation services to civilian customers.
The institute offers the expertise of academic specialists from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, materials, computers, sound and video.
Beside from its in house experts, the Institute uses outside experts from various scientific fields.
The Institute maintains professional relationships with other forensic laboratories in Europe and in the USA.
The Institute for Forensic Science boasts a staff of experts from a variety of scientific fields. The following list is a partial presentation of experts who work with the institute. In addition, we have access to a host of outside professionals with whom we consult and upon whose expertise we rely, based on the circumstances.
The former head of the Fibers & Polymers Laboratory at the Israel Police's Forensics Department. With a BSc in Chemistry and an MSc in Applied physics from the Hebrew University, Mr. Rosengarten is the director of the Institute of Forensic Science and a member in tow European professional groups:
The European Textile & Hair Group (ETHG) – a working group of the European Network of Forensic Service Institute (ENFSI)
The European Association for Accident Research and Analysis (EVU)