Efrat Blumenfeld-Lieberthal is a Senior Lecturer and the Head of the David Azrieli School of Architecture at the Tel Aviv University.

She received her B.Arch, MA and PhD at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. She worked as a post-doctorate researcher at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), University College London and as a Porter Fellow at the Environmental Simulation Laboratory (ESLab), Tel Aviv University.

Her research interests are applying theories of complexity to urban environments; urban morphology; size distribution of entities in complex systems; and complex networks in urban systems. Her work was published in leading professional journals in the fields of urban studies and physics.