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Warm Congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi and Omer Sabary
Warm Congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi and Omer Sabary
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Warm congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi and Omer Sabary, a PhD student under Yaakobi's advisment, for winning first place in the i4connect competition to promote ideas for ventures within the Technion Knowledge Center for Innovation. Yaakobi and Sabary presented in the competition a software project of algorithmics and error correction codes that we developed for coding and retrieving information in DNA-based information storage systems.
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Nadir Yizrael, a graduate of the faculty, tells about the path from a bachelor's degree to a company worth billions that he
Saturday, June 29, 2024
Nadir Yizrael, the founder of Armis Security and a graduate of the faculty, tells about the path from a bachelor's degree in the Lapidim program to a company worth billions that he founded together with his classmate, Yevgeny Dibrov Article (HEB) at the link
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The Faculty Hackathon at Ynet
Thursday, June 27, 2024
The faculty held the annual social-technological hackathon CS Hack – Doing Good. This event aims to harness technological innovation for the benefit of society and the community, and this year it focused on developing technological solutions to increase mental resilience.to the article on YnetFor the article on news Haifa krayot
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Social Excellence Award for 2024 - Faculty of Computer Science
Social Excellence Award for 2024 - Faculty of Computer Science
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Students in the Faculty of Computer Science of all degrees are invited to apply for the Social Excellence Award for the year 2023-2024, for volunteering or entrepreneurship for society and the community inside and/or outside the campus Apply here by July 31, 2024
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Registration for Technology Workshops - Hackathon Preparation Week - Open to Everyone!
Registration for Technology Workshops - Hackathon Preparation Week - Open to Everyone!
Thursday, June 6, 2024
The CS Doing Good Faculty Hackathon is underway and we are excited! Feel like you have no experience? In preparation for the hackathon, we created three workshops that will give you practical tools in Android development, Web development and an introduction to NLP Web Development 17.6 at 17:30 at Taub 337 We will learn about web development - fronend, backend and everything in between. In the workshop we will learn the principles and basics of web development including tools that will …
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STARKWARE Award for outstanding undergraduate students
STARKWARE Award for outstanding undergraduate students
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Registration has opened for the STARKWARE award for outstanding undergraduate students, in which prizes worth 15,000 NIS each will be awarded. For details and application at this link Good luck!
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Congratulations to Prof. Alfred Bruckstein
Congratulations to Prof. Alfred Bruckstein
Monday, May 27, 2024
We are happy to announce that Prof. Alfred Bruckstein has been appointed an Elected Fellow to the International Core Academy of Sciences and Humanities Congratulations to Alfred and great honor to all of us
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Congratulations to Dr. Hila Peleg and Dr. Yaniv Romano
Congratulations to Dr. Hila Peleg and Dr. Yaniv Romano
Monday, May 27, 2024
We are happy to announce that Dr. Hila Peleg and Dr. Yaniv Romano won the Krill Award. It is worth noting that among the ten recipients of the award for 2024 there are three from the Technion of which two are from the faculty. Congratulations to Hila and Yaniv and a great honor to all of us
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Warm congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi on his election as a member of the Israeli Young Academy
Warm congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi on his election as a member of the Israeli Young Academy
Sunday, May 26, 2024
Warm congratulations to Prof. Eitan Yaakobi on his election as a member of the Israeli Young Academy. Yaakobi joins a small group of outstanding and leading scientists in their field, researchers who have demonstrated excellence in research and original thinking as well as initiative and contribution to society in the public sphere. Eitan Yaakobi's research deals with the storage of information in DNA, a field that is considered one of the most promising directions in the world of …
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Congratulations to Prof. Michael Elad on His Election to the Israel Academy of Sciences
Congratulations to Prof. Michael Elad on His Election to the Israel Academy of Sciences
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Warm congratulations to Prof. Miki Elad on his election as a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences. This is another significant recognition of the impressive research achievements of Miki Elad who joins a small and select group of prominent scientists in Israel. Prof. Miki Elad deals with signal and image processing and computational learning while constantly bridging in-depth theoretical and mathematical analysis with the worlds of application. His research led to a revolution in the …
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Congratulations To The Outstanding Practitioners In The Spring Semester Of 2023
Congratulations To The Outstanding Practitioners In The Spring Semester Of 2023
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Warm congratulations to the outstanding practitioners in the spring 2023 semester, who thanks to their hard and daily work we manage to bring about a constant improvement in teaching at the faculty. New winners have joined the blessed family of students who made excellence a way of life - keep up this blessed work!! Persistent Outstanding Practitioners:  Agmon - An introduction to group theory and automata for computer scienceShunit  Amit Ganz - Algorithms 1 Itai Evron - …
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Winning The Prestigious ASPLOS Influential Article Award - Dr. Nadav Amit, Prof. Assaf Schuster and Prof. Dan Tsafrir
Winning The Prestigious ASPLOS Influential Article Award - Dr. Nadav Amit, Prof. Assaf Schuster and Prof. Dan Tsafrir
Thursday, May 9, 2024
We are incredibly excited to announce that the ASPLOS'12 paper "ELI: bare-metal performance for I/O virtualization" [1], authored by Dr. Nadav Amit, Prof. Assaf Schuster, Prof. Dan Tsafrir, and collaborators from IBM research, has been chosen as this year's recipient of the prestigious ASPLOS Influential Paper Award [2]. The award announcement was made last week during the ASPLOS'24 banquet in San Diego [3]. The award is sponsored by ACM SIGARCH (computer architecture interest group), …
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Warm Congratulations To Daniela Bar-Lev, Alona Levy-Jurgenson And Gali Sela For Winning The Eric And Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award For Women In Mathematical And Computing
Warm Congratulations To Daniela Bar-Lev, Alona Levy-Jurgenson And Gali Sela For Winning The Eric And Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award For Women In Mathematical And Computing
Sunday, April 21, 2024
Warm congratulations to Daniela Bar-Lev, Alona Levy-Jurgenson and Gali Sela for winning the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Award for Women in Mathematical and Computing. The award is intended to support promising Israeli female researchers who wish to pursue a post-doctorate in the field of mathematics, science and engineering, in international institutions, with the future goal of increasing the number of faculty members in Israeli universities. To achieve this goal, the award …
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Alex Bronstein And Eitan Yaakobi - Winning The Morton And Beverley Rechler Award
Alex Bronstein And Eitan Yaakobi - Winning The Morton And Beverley Rechler Award
Sunday, April 21, 2024
We are happy to announce that Alex Bronstein and Eitan Yaakobii won the Morton and Beverley Rechler Award for Excellence in Research this year. Warm congratulations to Eitan and Alex!
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Congratulations To Ron Rothblum
Congratulations To Ron Rothblum
Sunday, April 21, 2024
Warm congratulations to Ron Rothblum on his promotion to the rank of associate professor with tenure Much success in the future!
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Faculty Research Day April 3, 2024 - The Winners
Faculty Research Day April 3, 2024 - The Winners
Monday, April 8, 2024
Warm congratulations to all the winners of the Faculty Research Day: First place was won by Yaniv Wolf and Amit Bracha, advised by Prof. Ron Kimmel. In second and third place - Michal Edelstein under the advisment of Prof. Miri Ben-Chen and Eden Saig under the advisment of Dr. Nir Rosenfeld.The winners will represent the faculty at the annual research day at the Jacobs Technion to be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Commendation was awarded to: Guy Ohion under the …
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Avi Wigderson, Leading Theoretical Computer Scientist, Technion Alum and Honorary Doctorate Recipient, Wins Turing Award
Avi Wigderson, Leading Theoretical Computer Scientist, Technion Alum and Honorary Doctorate Recipient, Wins Turing Award
Monday, April 8, 2024
Ynet - April 10, 2024Haaretz - April 10, 2024 Avi Wigderson, Leading Theoretical Computer Scientist, Technion Alum and Honorary Doctorate Recipient, Wins Turing Award The A.M. Turing Award, also known as the "Nobel Prize of Computing," will be granted to Professor Avi Wigderson, a graduate of the Henry and Marilyn Taub Faculty of Computer Science at the Technion and a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton University. The award is an annual prize given by the …
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Dean Zadok, A PhD Student At The Faculty, Has Developed A Robotic System That Is Expected To Change The Lives Of Amputees
Sunday, March 31, 2024
Ynet March 31, 2024 Dean Zadok, a PhD student at the faculty, has developed a robotic system that is expected to change the lives of amputees. The system already allows the user to play the piano and type on the computer, and the intention is to continue improving its capabilities. "Many of the actions we do casually on a daily basis - typing, making coffee, changing a lamp - are very challenging actions for amputees," explains Zadok. "Hence the enormous importance of efficient and …
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Boris Pismenny - winning first place in the annual award of the Center for Advanced Communication (ACC) on behalf of the Feder family for outstanding research work in the field of communication
Boris Pismenny - winning first place in the annual award of the Center for Advanced Communication (ACC) on behalf of the Feder family for outstanding research work in the field of communication
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Congratulations to Boris Pismenny, a recent PhD graduate from our faculty, advised by Prof. Dan Tsafrir and Prof. Adam Morrison, for winning first place in the yearly Advanced Communication Center (ACC) Feder Family Award for Best Student Work in Communications Technology, for his work on alleviating memory and CPU bottlenecks in hundreds of gigabit networking. The award will be handed during the ACC annual workshop, to be held in July 2024.
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Congratulations to Mirela Ben-Chen
Congratulations to Mirela Ben-Chen
Thursday, March 21, 2024
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Mirela Ben-Chen to the rank of full professor.
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The Faculty of Computer Science Volunteers at the Community Clinic in Hadar
The Faculty of Computer Science Volunteers at the Community Clinic in Hadar
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
The faculty team volunteered at the community clinic in Hadar, on the occasion of Good Deeds Day. The community clinic, led by Dr. Alon Erez, is a project of the Technion and the Faculty of Medicine that provides fully voluntary medical care to about a thousand indigent patients a year. As part of the volunteering, the team engaged in repair, renovation, painting and organization work. To give is to receive :) …
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Congratulations to Keren Censor-Hillel
Congratulations to Keren Censor-Hillel
Thursday, March 7, 2024
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Keren Censor-Hillel to the rank of full professor. Warm greetings from all of us!
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Final Prize For Outstanding Undergraduate Students 2024
Final Prize For Outstanding Undergraduate Students 2024
Monday, February 26, 2024
Registration for the Final Prize for outstanding students for 2024 has opened Applications can be submitted by email until 14.3.24
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Prof. Seffi Naor was selected as an ACM Fellow
Prof. Seffi Naor was selected as an ACM Fellow
Monday, February 5, 2024
Warm congratulations to Prof. Sefi Naor for being selected as an ACM Fellow. ACM is the largest and most important association in the computer field, and this year it announced the selection of 68 scientists worldwide as fellows. For the article follow the link
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Simulations For HR Interviews
Simulations For HR Interviews
Monday, February 5, 2024
An opportunity to experience an HR interview with high-tech recruiters Sign up here Receive a recruiter's email address and coordinate a date for an online interview simulation Duration of the interview: 25 minutes including feedback. Registration until February 20, 2024
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Prof. Michael Elad - Winning The Rothschild Prize For 2024
Prof. Michael Elad - Winning The Rothschild Prize For 2024
Monday, February 5, 2024
Warm congratulations to Prof. Michael Elad for winning the Rothschild Prize for 2024. The prestigious award, on behalf of Yad Handiv, was founded in 1959 to support, encourage and promote the sciences and the humanities in Israel, and it is given in recognition of original and important publications in seven fields. The award will be given to him in recognition of his pioneering contributions in the fields of signal and image processing and computational learning. Michael Elad's research …
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Registration Has Opened For The "2024 Final Award"
Monday, February 5, 2024
Registration has opened for the "2024 Final Award" for outstanding master's degree students, within which 15 prizes worth 10,000 NIS each will be awarded. For details and application at this link
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Apple Offers Excellence Awards For Undergraduate And Graduate Students
Apple Offers Excellence Awards For Undergraduate And Graduate Students
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Apple offers excellence awards to undergraduate and graduate students Registration for the Apple Excellence Scholarship has opened | Apply by February 02, 2024 For undergraduate students with an average of 90+, an accumulation of at least 40 credits and an advantage for those with a social commitment. For graduate students. An advantage for husbands involved in social activities. For details and application: https://did.li/joinapple-TechnionCS
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Spotlight Day of Dell Technologies - Pizza and Career Hacks
Spotlight Day of Dell Technologies - Pizza and Career Hacks
Monday, January 22, 2024
Pizza and Career Hacks with Dell Technologies Wednesday 31.1.24 | Hours 12:30-14:30 pm | Auditorium 012 (piano complex, floor 0)
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Congratulations to Ori Rottenstreich
Congratulations to Ori Rottenstreich
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Warm congratulations to Ori Rottenstreich on his promotion to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Much success in the future!
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Prof.  Eliezer Kantorowitz, one of the founders of the faculty, passed away this week
Prof. Eliezer Kantorowitz, one of the founders of the faculty, passed away this week
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Prof. Eliezer Kantorowitz, one of the founders of the faculty, passed away this week Prof.Kantorowitz was born in December 1931 in Israel (then Palestine) to a father born in Russia and a mother born in Denmark, and fought in the War of Liberation. He completed his studies for a degree in ship engineering in Denmark and later specialized in computing for ship engineering. He began his career at the Technion in 1960 at the Computer Center and joined the Faculty of Computer Science upon its …
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Excellence In Eeaching - Spring Semester Of 2023
Excellence In Eeaching - Spring Semester Of 2023
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Warm congratulations to the outstanding lecturers in the Spring 2023 semester: Prof. Eitan Yaakobi - Commendation for excellence in teaching in the Combinatorics course for Computer Science Prof. Erez Petrank - Commendation for excellence in teaching in the Data Structures 1 course Prof. Erez Petrank - Technion outstanding excellence in teaching in a parallel programming seminar course Dr. Yaniv Romano - Technion outstanding excellence in teaching in the numerical algorithms course Dr. Ron …
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