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The Most Senior Israelis in the World of Technology
The Most Senior Israelis in the World of Technology
Monday, April 19, 2021
Ynet April 14, 2021 Apple: Johny Srouji - Johny Srouji, a graduate of the [CS] Technion, born in Haifa, serves as senior vice president of hardware technology at Apple and is considered part of CEO Tim Cook's limited hive. After years of working at IBM ...
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CS Excellent Teaching in Winter Semester 2020-21
CS Excellent Teaching in Winter Semester 2020-21
Monday, April 19, 2021
CS congratulates its Technion Excellent Teachers Prof. Mirela Ben-Chen, Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel, Prof. Michael Elad, Dr. Sarai Sheinvald and Prof. Etan Yaakobi in Winter Semester 20-21. Congratulations to all!
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Blavatnik Prize to Michal Friedman
Blavatnik Prize to Michal Friedman
Sunday, March 21, 2021
CS congratulates Ph.D. student Michal Friedman (under supervision of prof. Erez Petrank), on the occasion of winning the Blavatnik Prize for Outstanding Israeli Doctoral Students in Computer Science for 2021, for a particularly outstanding excellence! Well done Michal!
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2 Win Abel Prize for Work That Bridged Math and Computer Science
2 Win Abel Prize for Work That Bridged Math and Computer Science
Sunday, March 21, 2021
The New York Times March 17, 2021 Avi Wigderson [Technion CS graduate] and László Lovász will share the annual prize that aims to be something like the Nobel for mathematics. Full Artticle The Technion
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CS Students Win honorable places in CG:SHOP 2021 Contest
CS Students Win honorable places in CG:SHOP 2021 Contest
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Congratulations to CS students Gil Ben-Shachar (project supervisor), Yonatan Sommer, Jonathan Josef, Tomer Cohen, and Matan Mamistvalov, who came in honorable places in the NP-Complete Problem Solving Competition at the SoCG’21 Conference - the world's leading conference on computational geometry. The contest had two categories, ...
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CS Winners of Excellence Prizes and Scholarships
CS Winners of Excellence Prizes and Scholarships
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
CS congratulates its students: Ph. students, winners of the The Shimon Even ז"ל Award  for Excellence Publications (through the Friends of the Technion Association): Ariel Kulik, under the supervision of Prof. Hadas Shachnai, for his paper: Submodular Maximization with Assignment Constraints and Parameterized. Approximations.. Ori ...
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Francisco Partners Acquires Israeli MyHeritage for about $ 600 Million
Francisco Partners Acquires Israeli MyHeritage for about $ 600 Million
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Calcalist February 24, 2021 The Israeli company, which was established in 2003, specializes in discovering family history. Since its inception, it has raised $ 49 million in five rounds of funding. Founder and CEO Gilad Yefet [Technion CS Graduate] told Calcalist: "After 17 years, it's ...
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New Member in the The National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
New Member in the The National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The Technion February 22, 2021 The American National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced this month the admission of 106 new members and 23 international (non-American) members, including a graduate of the Taub Faculty of Computer Science at the Technion Dr. Yoelle Maarek, Vice President of ...
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Prime Minister Award to Dr. Yaniv Romano
Prime Minister Award to Dr. Yaniv Romano
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
CS congratulates Dr. Yaniv Romano on winning the Prime Minister Award for 2020, which is given to leading researchers in the field of smart transportation including car energy, advanced computing, cyber, image processing, artificial intelligence, big data and other areas that promote the field of ...
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CS Winners of Jacobs Excellence Scholarships
CS Winners of Jacobs Excellence Scholarships
Sunday, February 21, 2021
CS congratulates its students - winners of Jacobs Excellence Scholarships, 2020-21: Ph.D. student Lev Yohananov, supervised by Prof.  Eitan Yaakobi, winner of the Jacobs-Qualcomm Scholarship (second time in a row!), for outstanding his research and studies. M.Sc. students Dean Leitersdorf supervised by Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel, ...
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Two Professors, 3 Doctors: One Family - More Than 40 Graduates at the Technion
Two Professors, 3 Doctors: One Family - More Than 40 Graduates at the Technion
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Ynet February 2. 2021 On the occasion of Family Day starting today (Tu Bishvat), the Technion alumni organization announced the competition to search for the "Technion Family". Families of Technion graduates who have more than ten graduates at the academic institution in Haifa were invited ...
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Planning and Budgeting Committee Scholarship to Antonio Abu Nassar and to Bahjat Kawar
Planning and Budgeting Committee Scholarship to Antonio Abu Nassar and to Bahjat Kawar
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
CS congratulates its Magister students Abu Nassar and Bahjat Kawar on winning a scholarship by the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council for Higher Education, for their studies outstanding achievements. Well done and keep up the good work!
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She is Considered One of the Brightest Minds in the World
She is Considered One of the Brightest Minds in the World
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Channel 13 News February 5. 2021 She is considered one of the brightest minds in the world, she made an exit of tens of millions of dollars, helped the defense establishment thwart terrorist attacks and developed a scientific model that predicts the future. This week ...
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Researchers at the Technion have developed a new approach to the selective elimination of cancer cells
Researchers at the Technion have developed a new approach to the selective elimination of cancer cells
Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Technion February 4, 2021 The research group of Prof. Tomer Shlomi from the Faculty of Computer Science, the Faculty of Biology and the Lokey Interdisciplinary Center for Life Sciences & Engineering at the Technion discovered such a process - a process on the basis ...
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Milner Young Researcher Award to Eran Yahav
Milner Young Researcher Award to Eran Yahav
Thursday, January 28, 2021
CS congratulates Eran Yahav on winning the prestigious Milner Young Researcher Award for his research contributions in the field of programming languages. Congratulations!
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Social Excellence Award for Establishing  Unique Mentoring Project
Social Excellence Award for Establishing Unique Mentoring Project
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
CS congratulates Tal Haklai, an outstanding student and active member of the Student Committee, on the establishment, with the support of the committee, of an apprenticeship system that accompanies new students and provides them with academic assistance. More than 200 new students and 170 mentors ...
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CS Winners of Jacobs-Gutwirth Scholarships and Certificates of Excellence:
CS Winners of Jacobs-Gutwirth Scholarships and Certificates of Excellence:
Sunday, January 24, 2021
CS congratulates its students - winners of Jacobs-Gutwirth scholarships and certificates of excellence: Ph.D. student Gali Sheffi, supervised by Prof. Erez Paternak, winner of the Jacobs-Gutwirth Scholarship for her research in improving efficiency and ensuring the correctness of parallel algorithms Ph.D. student Ariel Kulik, supervised ...
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Fine Prizes to Ph.D. Students
Fine Prizes to Ph.D. Students
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Congratulations to Ph.D. students Michal Edelstein, under the supervision of Prof. Mirlla Ben-Chen on winning the Fine Excellence Scholarship for her research on algorithms for processing three-dimensional geometry for production purposes, and to Daniella Bar-Lev, under the supervision of Prof. Tovi Etzion and Prof. Eitan ...
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Smart Vision in Agriculture
Smart Vision in Agriculture
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
The Technion January 19, 2021 Researchers from the Taub's Faculty of Computer Science at the Technion have developed computer vision technology that combines deep learning to predict stress in agricultural crops. Full article
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CS Dean and President Excellent Students of Semester Winter and Spring 2019 (Heb)
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
President Excellent Students of Semester Winter  2019: נדב אליאס רוני אשכנזי אלעד בדיחי דוד בן סעיד בעז בן-דב ליאור בקל סער בר-עוז אמיל בראל איל ברק רוני ברקן בן גבאי יובל גולדברג ויקטוריה גולדין גל גולדשטיין ברק גור מיקול גורליק תומר גלעדי שי גנדלמן יאיר ...
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CS Founder Prof. Avraham Ginzburg Passed Away
CS Founder Prof. Avraham Ginzburg Passed Away
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Prof. Avraham Ginzburg, the founder of the faculty, passed away this week. Prof. Ginzburg led the establishment of the Department of Computer Science at the Technion and is one of the pioneers anqd thinkers who turned the idea of ​​establishing a science department into a ...
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