CS Department News and Announcements

  • Prof. Seffi Naor and Prof. Roy Schwartz, Receive the SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize

    Prof. Seffi Naor and Prof. Roy Schwartz, Receive the SIAM Outstanding Paper PrizeProf. Seffi Naor and Prof. Roy Schwartz, with CS grads Niv Buchbinder and Moran Feldman, received the SIAM Outstanding ...

    [Full version] Thursday, December 29, 2016

  • Prof. Yossi Gil Receives 2016 Yanai Citation For Excellence In Education

    Prof. Yossi Gil Receives 2016 Yanai Citation For Excellence In EducationCS proudly congratulates Prof. Yossi Gil who received the 2016 Yanai Citation for Excellence in Academic Education. This is a new prize awarded ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, December 20, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by DELL-EMC

    Recruitment Day by DELL-EMCDELL-EMC team will meet you at the Taub CS lobby on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 12:00, and will offer you opportunities in their ...

    [Full version] Sunday, December 4, 2016

  • Prof. Michael Elad is on the List of Most Influential Researchers

    Prof. Michael Elad is on the List of Most Influential ResearchersCS congratulates Prof. Michael Elad on beeing listed on the as one of the most highly cited researchers worldwide in 2016. Prof. ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, November 22, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by ELBIT

    Recruitment Day by ELBITELBIT team will meet you at the Taub CS lobby on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 10:00, and will run personal interviews plus will ...

    [Full version] Sunday, November 20, 2016

  • Researchers [including CS Prof. Tuvi Etzion] Found Mathematical Structure That Was Thought Not to Exist

    Researchers [including CS Prof. Tuvi Etzion] Found Mathematical Structure That Was Thought Not to Exist
The Science Explorer November 14, 2016 The best possible q-analogs of codes may be useful in more efficient data transmission. Full Article ...

    [Full version] Sunday, November 20, 2016

  • Extremely Sensitive Biometrics

    Extremely Sensitive BiometricsLe Monde November 8, 2016 "Pictures of the face can be taken and fingerprints taken without the consent of the user. We must use ...

    [Full version] Monday, November 14, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by IBM

    Recruitment Day by IBMIBM researchers from Haifa branch will meet CS students and will present Watson's cognitive capabilities in various technologies, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:30-14:30, ...

    [Full version] Monday, November 14, 2016

  • Last Day to Submit - Amdocs Best Project Contest

    Last Day to Submit - Amdocs Best Project ContestThe CS Department in collaboration with Amdocs invites you to take part in the 2015-16 Outstanding Projects competition. The goal of the competition is ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • TODAY! BLOOMBERG Coding Competition

    TODAY! BLOOMBERG Coding CompetitionBLOOMBERG will conduct a coding competition for students and the winners of the top three places will be flown to the Bloomberg CodeCon Global ...

    [Full version] Sunday, November 6, 2016

  • Interview Event by Qualcomm

    Interview Event by QualcommQualcomm will hold an interview event at CS on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, between 10:00-14:00 in CS Taub Building, room 301, 3rd floor. Please ...

    [Full version] Thursday, November 3, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by PTC

    Recruitment Day by PTCThe recruitment day by PTC will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 between 15:30-17:00 in the lobby of the CS Taub Building, New ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, November 2, 2016

  • Prof. Miri Ben-Chen Receives Science Prize of German Technion Society 2017

    Prof. Miri Ben-Chen Receives Science Prize of German Technion Society 2017 
CS congratulates Prof. Miri Ben-Chen on her receiving the Science Prize of German Technion Society 2017 by Israel Friends of Technion in Germany. ...

    [Full version] Sunday, October 30, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by RAFAEL

    Recruitment Day by RAFAELRAFAEL represetatives will meet you at the lobby of CS Taub Building on Wednesday, November 11, 2016 between 10:00-15:00, and will offer you various ...

    [Full version] Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • First Place for CS Team in IEEEXtreme Programming Competition

    First Place for CS Team in IEEEXtreme Programming CompetitionThe The7thBalloon team (Aviram, Itai and Omer) won the first place in Israel and the 91st in the world in the IEEEXtreme ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by MELLANOX

    Recruitment Day by MELLANOXMELLANOX representatives will meet CS students and will offer you student-jobs in various fields, on Monday, November 14, 2016, 11:00-14:00, at the lobby of ...

    [Full version] Friday, October 14, 2016

  • CS Orientation Day for 2016-17

    CS Orientation Day for 2016-17An opening ceremony of the 2016-17 school year took place at the center of the Technion campus on Monday, October 10, 2016 and the ...

    [Full version] Thursday, October 13, 2016

  • Cum Laude

    Cum LaudeForbes Israel September 30, 2016 In the first place of our ranking is the Technion CS, which was graded 18th by the prestigious Shanghai ...

    [Full version] Monday, October 10, 2016

  • "Imports of High-tech Workers will Scare off Students from Computer Studies"

    "Imports of High-tech Workers will Scare off Students from Computer Studies"Calcalist October 5, 2016 There is a desperate need for high-tech workers but universities are unable to increase the number of graduates. Calcalist brought ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, October 5, 2016

  • Women Techmakers Scholars Program and Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18

    Women Techmakers Scholars Program and Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017-18Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2017-18: Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship) - Europe, the Middle East, and Africa proposes female ...

    [Full version] Saturday, October 1, 2016

  • Life in Virtual Reality

    Life in Virtual RealityDavar1 September 25, 2016 [Technion CS] Students developed a "Snake" game and a three-dimensional drawing software. Technion and Intel joint course dealt with programming ...

    [Full version] Sunday, September 25, 2016

  • Developing in a World of Virtual Reality

    Developing in a World of Virtual RealityTechnion Spokeperson September 2016 Technion CS students experienced virtual reality technologies and 3D designing, in a joint course with Intlel. Full Article Davar1 ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • Dr. Kira Rasdinsky - 2016 "Lady Globes" Woman of the Year

    Dr. Kira Rasdinsky - 2016 "Lady Globes" Woman of the YearGlobes September 14, 2016 On fear: "I like it when people take risks"; on insufficiency: "we came to Israel with nothing, I wanted Bamba ...

    [Full version] Sunday, September 18, 2016

  • Prof. Eli Biham Receives 2016 Yanai Prize For Excellence In Education

    Prof. Eli Biham Receives 2016 Yanai Prize For Excellence In EducationCS proudly congratulates Prof. Eli Biham who will receive the 2016 Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education. This is the Technion most ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, September 7, 2016

  • Prof. Alon Itai Wins the 2016 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing

    Prof. Alon Itai Wins the 2016 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing
CS congratulates Prof. Alon Itai on receiving the prestigious 2016 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing, together with Noga Alon and László ...

    [Full version] Monday, August 22, 2016

  • In Less than a Year: Otto Owned by [Technion CS Graduate] Ron Lior will be Sold to Uber for 680 Million Dollars

    In Less than a Year: Otto Owned by [Technion CS Graduate] Ron Lior will be Sold to Uber for 680 Million DollarsCalcalist August 18, 2016 The company that develops autonomous vehicles was founded earlier this year by Ron and his partner, former executive at Google, ...

    [Full version] Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Prof. Miri Ben-Chen and Prof. Tomer Shlomi Win the ERC Grant

    Prof. Miri Ben-Chen and Prof. Tomer Shlomi Win the ERC Grant
CS congratulates Prof. Miri Ben-Chen and Prof. Tomer Shlomi on receiving The European Research Council (ERC) grant. The European Research Council ...

    [Full version] Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Prof. Yossi Gil and Mr. Tomer Levy Win the ECOOP 2016 Distinguished Paper Award

    Prof. Yossi Gil and Mr. Tomer Levy Win the ECOOP 2016 Distinguished Paper AwardCS congratulates Prof. Yossi Gil and Mr. Tomer Levy on receiving the ECOOP 2016 Distinguished Paper Award for their paper: "Formal Language Recognition with the Java Type Checker". This award is given for high quality submissions describing original and unpublished results in programming languages. All the best to Yossi and Tomer!

    [Full version] Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Muslim Students at Israel's [CS] Technion Create App That Cuts Queues for Prayer

    Muslim Students at Israel's [CS] Technion Create App That Cuts Queues for PrayerHaaretz August 2, 2016 The new app, which also serves as the students' final project for a systems programming class, promises to ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • Apple Senior Vice President Visits CS

    Apple Senior Vice President Visits CSJohny Srouji, Computer Science grad , Senior Vice President in Hardware Technologies at Apple, has visited recently at the Technion. Srouji, escorted by Aharon ...

    [Full version] Monday, July 18, 2016

  • eBay Acquires Startup for Predicting Consumer Behavior from Netanya

    eBay Acquires Startup for Predicting Consumer Behavior from Netanya
eBay, the Silicon Valley e-commerce giant, makes first acquisition in Israel in five years. The company purchases SalesPredict of [Technion CS graduate] Kira Rdinsky ...

    [Full version] Monday, July 11, 2016

  • Prof. Ron Kimmel, Yonathan Aflalo and Dr. Dan Raviv Receive 2016 SIAM/Imaging Science Prize

    Prof. Ron Kimmel, Yonathan Aflalo and Dr. Dan Raviv Receive 2016 SIAM/Imaging Science Prize The CS Department congratulates Prof. Ron Kimmel, Yonathan Aflalo and Dr. Dan Raviv on their winning the 2016 SIAM/Imaging Science Prize ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Ceremony 2016

    CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Ceremony 2016On Monday, July 4, 2016 CS held a Followships Award Ceremony for Excellent Students in Computer Science (SAMBA) in honor of the donating ...

    [Full version] Monday, July 4, 2016

  • CS Dean Execellence and Amdocs Best Project Contest Ceremony 2016

    CS Dean Execellence and Amdocs Best Project Contest Ceremony 2016The winners of the 2015/16 CS Dean Excellence Award and Amdocs Best Project winners were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on ...

    [Full version] Monday, July 4, 2016

  • CS Programming Contest 2015-16

    CS Programming Contest 2015-16The traditional CS programming contest was held for the eleventh time in a row on Sunday, June 26 2016, sponsored by Google. Sixteen ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, June 29, 2016

  • End of Year Fest 2016

    End of Year Fest 2016On Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 CS held the 2016 End of Year festival. Masses of CS students packed the Taub building foyer where they ...

    [Full version] Sunday, June 26, 2016

  • 2015-16 Graduation Ceremony

    2015-16 Graduation CeremonyOn Thursday, June 23 2016, the Computer Science Department celebrated the graduation of 236 students. Dean, Prof. Irad Yavneh, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies, ...

    [Full version] Friday, June 24, 2016

  • The Watermelon Wisdom

    The Watermelon WisdomYediot Aharonot June 22, 2016 Technion [CS] students developed an app that determines the quality of your watermelon before you cut it. Before you ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, June 22, 2016

  • TODAY! Recruitment Day by PTC

    TODAY! Recruitment Day by PTCThe recruitment day by PTC will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 between 15:30-17:00 in the lobby of the CS Taub Building and ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 21, 2016

  • The Nanit Camera Watches and Studies your Baby's Sleep Patterns

    The Nanit Camera Watches and Studies your Baby's Sleep PatternsTHE VERGE June 15, 2016 Self-driven cars use computer vision, but what about your baby monitor? Today, a company called Nanit launched with the ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 21, 2016

  • CS Graduate Wins 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Award

    CS Graduate Wins 2016 Doctoral Dissertation AwardCS Ph.D. Gaduate Shahar Timnat, won the 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Award of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing. Shahar is the ...

    [Full version] Saturday, June 18, 2016

  • CS Magister Graduation Ceremony, 2016

    CS Magister Graduation Ceremony, 2016The Computer Science celebrated the graduation of 28 Magister students in a ceremony which was held on Monday, May 30 2016, at the Taub ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, June 15, 2016

  • CS Ph.D. Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at ACM PODC

    CS Ph.D. Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at ACM PODCGregory Schwartzman's paper (together with Prof. Reuven Bar-Yehuda and Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel) "A Distributed (2+ε)-Approximation for Vertex Cover in O(log(Δ)/ε ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 14, 2016

  • Two CS Students Win Best Student Paper Award at WebDB 2016

    Two CS Students Win Best Student Paper Award at WebDB 2016Yoav Nahshon and Litat Peterfreund (together with Prof. Stijn Vnsmmeren) were selected by the WebDB 2016 Program Committee to receive the ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 14, 2016

  • 2015-16 Winter Semester CS Excellent Teachers

    2015-16 Winter Semester CS Excellent TeachersThe Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the Excellent TA awards for 2015-16 Winter Semester: Persistent Excellent TA: Israel Gutter - for ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 7, 2016

  • CS Student Wins the Muriel and David Jacknow Prize for Excellence in Teaching

    CS Student Wins the Muriel and David Jacknow Prize for Excellence in TeachingCS Ph.D. student Dana Drachsler-Cohen received the Muriel and David Jacknow Prize for 2014 Spring Semester and 2015 Winter Semester. The prize is ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, June 7, 2016

  • Alon Felowship to Prof. Yuval Filmus

    Alon Felowship to Prof. Yuval FilmusCongratulations to Prof. Yuval Filmus for receiving the prestigious Alon Fellowship for Outstanding Young Researchers. Yuval has joined CS last year and his ...

    [Full version] Sunday, June 5, 2016

  • CS-Advisory Council Meeting

    CS-Advisory Council Meeting Seniors from the high-tech industry were CS guests on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 and met with faculty to discuss a topic that occupies the ...

    [Full version] Sunday, June 5, 2016

  • CS Sixth Research Day, 2016

    CS Sixth Research Day, 2016The CS Department held its sixth Research Day on Tuesday, May 31 2016. A substantial number of posters and presentations (29) were exhibited by ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, June 1, 2016

  • CS Ph.D. Students Graduation Ceremony, 2016

    CS Ph.D. Students Graduation Ceremony, 2016CS Ph.D. Students Graduation Ceremony, 2016 Technion Ph.D. Graduation Ceremony, was held on Monday evening, May 30, 2016. The ceremony was held at the ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, May 31, 2016

  • Google Event at CS

    Google Event at CSGoogle representatives will meet you on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 16:30-18:30 in CS Taub 337 and will tell you all about their hiring ...

    [Full version] Sunday, May 29, 2016

  • The Winners of the Amdocs Best Project Contest

    The Winners of the Amdocs Best Project ContestThe final stage of the 2015-16 Amdocs Best Project Contest was held on Sunday, May 8, 2016 and the competing teams presented and ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, May 10, 2016

  • Interactive Owl Doll Developed at the Technion [CS] Hakaton

    Interactive Owl Doll Developed at the Technion [CS] Hakatonnrg April 24, 2016 Ollie Team, who developed an interactive owl doll, is the winner of the special Hakaton for women enforcement which was ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, May 3, 2016

  • You're Being Followed: Using Waze? Start Worrying

    You're Being Followed: Using Waze? Start WorryingNana10 Online April 27, 2016 Recall two years ago, two students from [CS] Technion conducted a simulated cyber attack on the software and ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, May 3, 2016

  • 2016 Startup Day at CS

    2016 Startup Day at CSEight successful start-up companies participated in a unique vigorous fair in the computer science faculty on April 20th 2016. The participating companies were: Augury, ...

    [Full version] Thursday, April 21, 2016

  • Leading in Technology 2016 Event

    Leading in Technology 2016 Event"Seventy percent of men in interviews ask whether the offered wage is negotiations, the number of women that ask that can be counted on ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, April 13, 2016

  • Taub and Cooper Awards to CS Faculty

    Taub and Cooper Awards to CS FacultyCongratulation to Prof. Assaf Schuster for receiving the Henry Taub Award for Academic Excellence and to Prof. Eran Yahav for receiving the ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, April 13, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by ELBIT SYSTEMS

    Recruitment Day by ELBIT SYSTEMSELBIT Systems are recruiting CS and software engineering students and will offer you a variety of interesting jobs, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10:30-15:30, ...

    [Full version] Thursday, April 7, 2016

  • Spring 2015 CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests Winners

    Spring 2015 CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests WinnersThe winners of Spring semester 2015 CS Dean Execellence Award and 2015 Programming Contest were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on ...

    [Full version] Sunday, April 3, 2016

  • Inauguration of CS Renewed Library

    Inauguration of CS Renewed LibraryOn 27 of March 2016 the Computer Science renewed library was inaugurated after renovations that included a new interior design of the carpet, furniture ...

    [Full version] Tuesday, March 29, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by MELLANOX

    Recruitment Day by MELLANOXMELLANOX representatives will meet CS students and will offer you student-jobs (as engineers!) in various fields, on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 11:30-14:30, at the ...

    [Full version] Monday, March 21, 2016

  • CS Spring Hakaton 2016

    CS Spring Hakaton 2016On the past weekend a Hakaton event was held at CS, managed by students WomenTechPRO community at CS and sponsored by EMC, HPE and.Intel ...

    [Full version] Monday, March 21, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by INTEL

    Recruitment Day by INTELINTEL representatives will meet CS students and will offer you various jobs, on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 11:00-15:30, at the lobby of CS Taub ...

    [Full version] Sunday, March 20, 2016

  • Microsoft Executives Visit CS

    Microsoft Executives Visit CSOn Wednesday, February 10, 2016, the Faculty hosted a delegation of senior executives from Microsoft who came to Israel as part of 25th anniversary ...

    [Full version] Sunday, February 28, 2016

  • Yahoo's Chief Scientist Retiring, Israeli Yoelle Maarek Will Replace Him.

    Yahoo's Chief Scientist Retiring, Israeli Yoelle Maarek Will Replace Him.Calcalist February 21, 2016 Ron Brachman, Head of Labs and Chief Scientist of Yahoo is retiring and the firm is dividing its labs activity. ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, February 24, 2016

  • Open Day 2016 in Technion Computer Science

    Open Day 2016 in Technion Computer ScienceThe 2016 open day of the Technion was held on Thursday, February 18. An unprecedented number of guests packed the CS Taub lobb, lectures ...

    [Full version] Sunday, February 21, 2016

  • TODAY! The 2016 Technion Open House at the Computer Science Department

    TODAY! The 2016 Technion Open House at the Computer Science Department 
The Technion Open Day for prospective students will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016 between 09:00-16:00 and will start in Beit Hastudent, where ...

    [Full version] Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • Three CS Students Win Jacobs Fellowship for Excellence

    Three CS Students Win Jacobs Fellowship for ExcellenceThree CS Students Win Jacobs Felloship for Excellence Congratulation to our students Dana Drachsler, Michal Horovitz and Ester Livshits, winners of ...

    [Full version] Sunday, February 7, 2016

  • Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel Won Krill Prize

    Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel Won Krill PrizeThe Computer Science Department is proud to congratulate Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel on receiving the prestigious Krill Prize. This prize is warded by ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, February 3, 2016

  • 2015 Spring Semester CS Excellent Teachers

    2015 Spring Semester CS Excellent TeachersThe Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the Excellent TA awards for 2015 Spring Semester: Persistent Excellent TA: Gal Maor Hassan Abassie ...

    [Full version] Sunday, January 31, 2016

  • [Technion CS] Student Rescued from Diving Accident Invented a Distress Bracelet

    [Technion CS] Student Rescued from Diving Accident Invented a Distress Bracelet
A traumatic experience during the diving gave rise to the idea of a distress bracelet for divers and to win first prize in Entrepreneurship ...

    [Full version] Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  • Technion-Cornell Institute Students Visit CS

    Technion-Cornell Institute Students Visit CSThis January 9 Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute students visited the Technion campus and were CS guests. They got a chance to meet other Technion students ...

    [Full version] Monday, January 11, 2016

  • Recruitment Day by Palantir

    Recruitment Day by PalantirRepresentatives of Palantir will meet you on Wednesday 13, 2016, between 12:30-14:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Come learn more about Palantir, ...

    [Full version] Sunday, January 10, 2016

  • Dr. Tamer Salman Wins Zilag Prize

    Dr. Tamer Salman Wins Zilag PrizeDr. Tamer Salman, Ph.D. graduate and adjunct faculty at Technion CS, is this year winner of the Technion prestigious Zilag prize. The prize ...

    [Full version] Monday, January 4, 2016