Shifron’s engineering career began in 1938 in Haifa Israel as a
construction engineer for a private firm. Max soon made the transition to road engineering — city
engineering—and then traffic engineering. He served as District then Assistant and Chief Traffic Engineer
for the Israel Ministry of Transport. Max early on sought out sources of information and networks join
and become an active contributor. The
Institute is one such organization to which Max turned to.
is a founding member of ITE’s Israel Section.
He was the initiator of a successful series of Traffic Safety
Conferences that have attracted speakers and attendees from some twenty
countries. Max has worked
diligently over many years on international technical exchange and has
been a role model for life long commitment to the transportation
profession. When many have
retired, put their feet on the coffee table and settled back to relax,
Max has continued to be actively involved in contributing to advance the
profession, continuing your professional development and providing
others with the opportunity to do so.