Elisabetta Boaretto is a nuclear physicist educated in Italy
and Israel (Ph.D. Hebrew University). She spent three years at the AMS 14C
Dating Laboratory, Aarhus University (Denmark). Since 2000 she is a Research
Associate at the Weizmann Institute of Science and director of its
Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Currently also is a lecturer of archaeological science at Bar Ilan University
She participated in numerous excavations that involve 14C dating in Israel and other countries. At Dor, she is working on dating the Iron Age I-II transition. She is also involved in dating projects based on other cosmogenic radio-isotopes such as 10Be and 26Al in flint tools and quartz in sediments.