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Interviewing Event at CS by QUALCOMM
Interviewing Event at CS by QUALCOMM
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
QUALCOMM will hold an interviewing event at the CS Department on Monday, December 31, 2012 between 12:00-15:00, in Taub 337 (3rd floor). CS students are invited to attend. Please send in adavnce your cv and grades chart to: orlyb at qualcomm.com.More details in the attached poster.
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Microsoft Campus Day at CS
Microsoft Campus Day at CS
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Microsoft invites you to a "Campus Day" on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 10:00-15:00 at the CS Taub Building Lobby. The event will include initial interviews for students and graduates openings at the Microsoft R&D centers in Haifa and Herzliya, and a workshop for job interviews preparation. Please preregister and bring along your CV and grades chart. In addition, registrations to summer internships in the US is open and submission deadline is December 25, 2012. More ...
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Interviewing Event at CS by IBM Research Labs
Interviewing Event at CS by IBM Research Labs
Monday, December 17, 2012
IBM Research Labs in Israel will hold an Interviewing event at the CS Department on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, between 12:30-14:30, in room 701 (floor 7) at the CS Taub Building. At the event, IBM representatives will interview candidates for optional openings and new projects in various technological subjects. Excelling students are invited to meet researchers and managers from the company and apply for the presented jobs. To apply and coordinate an interview with recruiting ...
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Google's Campus Day at CS
Google's Campus Day at CS
Sunday, December 2, 2012
On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 between 11:30 and 14:30 at the CS Taub Building, Google R&D Center's representatives and former scholars will visit the Campus to answer your questions regarding: 1) Computer science Google Scholarships (Anita Borg & Disability) 2) Computer science new grad and internships roles. For any questions please reach out to Efrat Aghassy: aghassy at google.com.
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TODAY! Open House for Graduate Studies in Spring Semester 2013
TODAY! Open House for Graduate Studies in Spring Semester 2013
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The Technion Computer Science Department will hold an Open Day for graduate studies in Spring Semester 2013, on Monday, December 17, 2012. Gathering and welcome event will start at 10:30, in Room 337, on the 3rd Floor of the CS Taub Building for Computer Science. Lectures by faculty and graduate students will be given between 11:30-13:00 and will be followed by open meetings over lunch with CS faculty and graduates. More details.[Full version]
CS Team Wins A BRONZE Medal in 2012 International Programming Contest
CS Team Wins A BRONZE Medal in 2012 International Programming Contest
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The CS team, sponsored by Google, won a Bronze Medal (came in 12 out of 44) in the ACM ICPC (SWERC) 2012 programming contest held on November 18, 2012 in Valencia, Spain. The team members are CS students Olivier Hofman, Idan Elad, Mike Harris and Noa Korner (coach) and Prof. Gill Barequet (faculty advisor) who were selected by the faculty in the June 2012 Google-CS Programming Contest. Congratulations to the winners. 2009 and CS contest ...
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Google Anita Borg 2013 Scholarship
Google Anita Borg 2013 Scholarship
Monday, November 19, 2012
Google proposes the Anita Borg Memorial 2013 Scholarship - Europe, the Middle East, and Africa for excellent female students enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. programme in 2012/2013. The application deadline is February 1, 2013. Each scholar selected will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship. All recipients and finalists will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for a networking retreat. In light of past experience, the CS faculty strongly recommends excelling students ...
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Interviewing Event at CS by CISCO
Interviewing Event at CS by CISCO
Friday, November 16, 2012
CISCO will hold an interviewing event at the CS Department on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 between 12:30-14:30, in Taub 701. CS students with at least one year of study to go and Networking and Java (a plus) background are invited to attend. Please send your cv in adavnce to: kkeisari at cisco.com. More details.
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Recruitment Day by INTEL
Recruitment Day by INTEL
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
INTEL representatives will meet students on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 between 12:00-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record.
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Technion CS is the Best
Technion CS is the Best
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Forbes Israel, November 13, 2012When 4 Israeli institutes come in between the best 30 worldwide, prestige soars high, and still the Technion is at the top. Full Article
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Prof. Erez Petrank Receives 2012 Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education
Prof. Erez Petrank Receives 2012 Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education
Monday, November 12, 2012
Congratulation to CS Faculty member Prof. Erez Petrank who has been given the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education. This Technion prestigious prize is awarded for a substantial and unique contribution to the advancement of academic education of undergraduate students.
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CS Ph.D. Student Receives Technion Directorship Prize for Outstanding Adjunct Teachers
CS Ph.D. Student Receives Technion Directorship Prize for Outstanding Adjunct Teachers
Monday, November 12, 2012
The CS Department congratulates Ph.D. Student Dan Raviv on his receiving the Technion Management Prize for Outstanding Adjunct Teachers. This prize has been awarded so far to only 4 Adjunct Teachers at the Technion. The CS Department wishes Dan the best of luck in his upcoming postdoctoral program at MIT. More details about Dan Raviv's accomplishments and contributing activities at the CS and Technion in the Hebrew page.
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CS Faculty, formerly Ph.D. Student, wins 2012 Doctoral Dissertation Award
CS Faculty, formerly Ph.D. Student, wins 2012 Doctoral Dissertation Award
Sunday, November 11, 2012
CS Faculty member and former Ph.D. student Keren Censor-Hillel, won the 2012 Doctoral Dissertation Award of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing. Keren is the first winner of this prestigious new award and she received for her 2010 thesis "Probabilistic Methods in Distributed Computing”, supervised by her Ph.D. advisor Prof. Hagit Attiya. Congratulations to Keren and Hagit!
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Recruitment Day by QUALCOMM
Recruitment Day by QUALCOMM
Monday, October 15, 2012
QUALCOMM representatives will meet students on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 between 12:30-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record.
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TCE Guest Lecture
TCE Guest Lecture
Sunday, October 14, 2012
TCE Guest Lecture by Prof. José F. Martínez (Cornell University) Tuesday, October 30 2012, 13:30, EE Meyer Build., Room 861 SELF-OPTIMIZING MICROPROCESSORS: A MACHINE LEARNING APPROACH As each technology generation brings additional transistors, the computer industry hopes to convert these into performance growth by stamping out a greater number of cores on a die. On the one hand, in many environments, that seems like a lot of hope. On the other hand, architecture researchers have ...
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Technion and CS 2012 Researchers Night
Technion and CS 2012 Researchers Night
Sunday, September 30, 2012
In a colorful event the Technion and the Faculty of Computer Science celebrated the 2012 Researchers Night. In the event took part 9 faculties from the Technion and 14 hi-tech companies, as well as groups of students from several high schools. The event is a science annual festival and is held under the initiative and sponsorship of the Ministry on Science and the European Union. This year the event was held on the occasion of ...
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Technion 2012 Researchers Night
Technion 2012 Researchers Night
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
On Monday, Sepember 24 2012, at 16:00-22:00 the Computer Science Department at the Technion will hold the 2012 Researchers Night event, where the Technion will open its gates to the public and offer meetings with researchers, laboratory presentations, lectures, workshops, activities, live demonstrations, and other activities in a variety of computing areas. This year's Researchers Night event will focus on "100 years for Turing and Computer Science in Israel". The event will include presentations of ...
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CS Excellent Teaching in Spring Semester 2012
CS Excellent Teaching in Spring Semester 2012
Sunday, September 2, 2012
The Computer Science Department congratulates its Technion Excellent Teachers in Spring Semester 2012. Technion Excellent Teacher: Prof. Ran El-Yaniv Citation for Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Gadi Aleksandrowicz Dr. Leonid Raskin Mr. Dan Raviv Dr. Tamer Salman Mr. Omer Strulovich Congratulations to our excellent teachers!
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A Cermony in Memory of Mrs. Menuha Stikovsky, CS First Chief Librarian
A Cermony in Memory of Mrs. Menuha Stikovsky, CS First Chief Librarian
Monday, August 20, 2012
On Thursday, August 9 2012 the CS Library held a ceremony in memory of Mrs. Menuha Stikovsky, CS First Chief Librarian (1969-1977) and one of the library founders. Among the participants were family and friends and Mrs. Stikovsky's daughters, who initiated commemoration of their mother by donating an upgrade to a sitting area in the library, including a multimedia screen in favor of the library users. CS Dean, Prof. Eli Biham and Prof. Eliezer Kantorowitz, ...
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Technion CS Ranked 18th Worldwide
Technion CS Ranked 18th Worldwide
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Academic Ranking of World Universities for 2012 graded the Technion in the field of computer science in the 18th place in the world for the second time in a row. The ranking, performed by the Institute of Higher Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is based on several excellency factors such as number of faculty and alumni winning Turing award, number of highly cited researchers, number of published papers, and percentage of papers published ...
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CS Ranked 18 and Technion in 3 out of 100 Worldwide Best Universities
CS Ranked 18 and Technion in 3 out of 100 Worldwide Best Universities
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Ynet, August 15, 2012Israel won distinguished rank in computer science: The Technion is 18 worldwide. Full Article Haaretz
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Cloud Computing: New Raas Pricing Model
Cloud Computing: New Raas Pricing Model
Friday, August 3, 2012
2012 USENIX Federated Conferences Week June 12-15, 2012 The resources behind cloud computing services will soon be sold in increments of seconds, according to researchers from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Full Article Interview in CACM ACM Technews IDG News Calcalist
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2011/12 CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Award Ceremony
2011/12 CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Award Ceremony
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Excellent CS Students Program (SAMBA) Followships Award Ceremony was held on Monday, July 2, 2012, at the Taub Computer Science Building and was attended by many guests, family members of the awardees and representatives of the fellowships granting families and foundation companies. Prof. Eli Biham, CS Dean and Prof. Amir Shpilka, SAMBA Program supervisor, congratulated the excellent students on their achievements and the donating families and company representatives - Mr. Israel Abramovich, Mrs. Nurit ...
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CS 2012 Graduation Ceremony
CS 2012 Graduation Ceremony
Monday, July 2, 2012
On June 28, 2012, the Computer Science Department celebrated the graduation of 220 students. Dean, Prof. Eli Biham, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Irad Yavneh, in the presence of many guests and family members. Ron Kerbs represented the graduates and gave a fascinating speech. Musical pieces were performed by the pianist Yoav Porat and the saxophonist Gal Maor. This year, 29 graduated cum laude and received the Dean Excellency Designation and 8 graduated summa ...
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1st TCE Summer School
1st TCE Summer School
Monday, July 2, 2012
The 1st TCE Summer Course on Computer Security will be held on September 2-6, 2012, at CS Taub Building, Auditorium 2. Lectures will be given in Hebrew. Attendees should hold a basic background in Security or Cryptography, in the form of industrial experience on relevant topics and/or via academic courses. Attendance is free but requires preregistration.
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Student-Faculty Day, 2012
Student-Faculty Day, 2012
Sunday, July 1, 2012
With the utmost disdain for the laws of Thermodynamics, our agile student union representatives poured three buckets of crushed ice, two kilograms of salt, and a pail and a half of water, into a large wading pool stocked with lukewarm bottles of Goldstar and – Whoosh! – before we could so much as utter interpolatory integration, scores of well-chilled beer bottles were lined up in front of us. This never would have worked in the ...
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CS Ph.D. Student Receives COLT12 Best Student Paper Award
CS Ph.D. Student Receives COLT12 Best Student Paper Award
Sunday, July 1, 2012
CS Ph.D. Ron Begleiter (advised by Dr. Nir Ailon and Prof. Ran El-Yaniv) won the best student paper award at COLT 2012 conference. The prize is based on both the content of the presented paper: "Active Learning of Custering with Side Information Using $\eps$-Smooth Relative Regret Approximations" (co-authored with Nir Ailon and Esther Ezra) and Ron's presentation at the conference. Congratulations to Ron!
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CS Programming Contest 2012
CS Programming Contest 2012
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The traditional CS programming contest was held for the seventh time in a row on Friday, June 22 2012. In the winning team were Idan Elad, Mike Harris, and Olivier Hofman. Fifty six students - split into 19 teams - attended the contest and set an all time record number of participants. The teams were asked to solve as many as possible out of ten programming problems in various fields in Mathematics and Computer Science. ...
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CS Students Won the 3rd place in the 2012 Israeli Mobile Challenge Contest
CS Students Won the 3rd place in the 2012 Israeli Mobile Challenge Contest
Sunday, June 24, 2012
CS undergraduate students, Alex Portnov and Dror Baum, won the 3rd place in the "Israeli Mobile Challenge" 2012 and were awarded in a ceremony held in Ben Gurion University on June 18th. The prize was given for their project "Indoor Map Screening" performed in Technion CS Laboratory of Computer Communication and Networking, in cooperation with Qualcomm. This project enables users to generate indoor navigation maps in seconds, and allows quick and efficient route finding using ...
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CRYPTODAY2012
CRYPTODAY2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The 2012 Workshop in Cryptology will be held on Wednesday, July 4 2012, between 9:00-16:10, in Auditorium 1, CS Taub Building, Technion. This year Cryptoday is held on the occation of Alan Mathison Turing's 100th anniversary and Technion cornerstone laying 100th anniversary. You are all invited. More details and program
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2012 CS Excellent Students Award Ceremony
2012 CS Excellent Students Award Ceremony
Monday, June 18, 2012
Excellent CS Students Program (SAMBA) Followships Award Ceremony will be held on Monday, July 2, 2012, at 16:30, in Auditorium 2, Taub Computer Science Building. The fellowships are granted by the Abramovitch family and: Check Point Technologies Assaf Lavi Foundation Elbit Systems Yosefa Abramovitch Foundation Mellanox Technologies Guy Shvat Foundation The Israel Technion Society (ITS) More details about the SAMBA program.
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Winter Semester 2011/12 CS Excellent Teachers
Winter Semester 2011/12 CS Excellent Teachers
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the Excellent TA awards for Winter Semester 2011/12: Persistent Excellent TA: Jonathan Yaniv - Persistent Excellent TA for the 4th time! Jonathan is also the winner of Muriel and David Jacknow Prize for 2011 Spring Semester and 2012 Winter Semester. The prize is given for consisting excelling in teaching and for contribution to advancing academic education of undergraduate students. Excellent TA: Yael Meller - for the 2nd ...
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CS Magister Students Graduation Ceremony, 2012
CS Magister Students Graduation Ceremony, 2012
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The Computer Science celebrated the graduation of 28 Magister students in a ceremony which was held on Wednesday, June 13 2012, at the Taub Auditorium. Dean Prof. Eli Biham, Acting Vice Dean for Graduate Studies, Prof. Gill Barequet, graduating Magister Student Jonathan Yaniv spoke in the presence of many guests and family members, Prof. Shaul Markovitch, gave a lecture on "When will computers understand people" and two undergraduate students performed beautiful musical duets. Congratulations to ...
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Excellent Teaching in 2011-12 Winter Semester
Excellent Teaching in 2011-12 Winter Semester
Saturday, June 16, 2012
The Computer Science Department congratulates its Technion Excellent Teachers in Winter Semester 2012. Technion Excellent Teacher: Dr. Roee Engelberg Dr. Gadi Aleksandrowicz Citation for Excellence in Teaching: Dr. Shirley Halevy-Ginzburg Dr. Tal Cohen Congratulations to the excellent teachers!
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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 Teaching
Friday, June 15, 2012
CS Ph.D. student Jonathan Yaniv received the Muriel and David Jacknow Prize for 2011 Spring Semester and 2012 Winter Semester. The prize is given for consisting excelling in teaching and for contribution to advancing academic education of undergraduate students. Congratulations to Jonathan!
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Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyau Visited CS
Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyau Visited CS
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu was the Technion guest on Friday and visited the Computer Science Department. Technion President, Prof. Peretz Lavie, Vice President Prof. Boaz Golani and 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, Prof. Dan Shectman, presented to Mr. Netanyahu the Technion and its graduates latest achievements from various aspects. The visit was filmed and will be broadcast on a the American network PBS.
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Dr. Nir Ailon Receives the 2012 SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize
Dr. Nir Ailon Receives the 2012 SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Dr Nir Ailon, with co-author Bernard Chazelle, will receive the 2012 SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize for their paper "The Fast Johnson-Lindenstrauss Transform and Approximate Nearest Neighbors" which appeared in the SIAM Journal on Computing (SICOMP). The prize is given for outstanding papers published in SIAM journals during the three years prior to the year of the award. Dr. Ailon and his co-author, together with two other excellent papers, will receive the prize in July at ...
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Google's NYC HQ to Help Applied Sciences Campus
Google's NYC HQ to Help Applied Sciences Campus
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
NBC New York, May 21, 2012Google will put aside 22,000 square feet of office space for the new CornellNYC Tech program, starting this July. Full Article
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The 2nd Annual International TCE Conference (June 6-7, 2012),
The 2nd Annual International TCE Conference (June 6-7, 2012),
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Technion Computer Engineering Center (TCE) and the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments at the Technion are would like to invite you to the 2nd Annual International TCE Conference on June 6-7, 2012, which will focus this year on Networking, Cloud and Beyond. Topics will include Cloud, Mobility, Network Economics, Social Networks and Wireless Networking. The conference will feature distinguished speakers from leading companies and universities world-wide, such as Cisco, IBM, Mellanox and RAD, ...
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Prof. Micheal Elad elevated to IEEE Fellow
Prof. Micheal Elad elevated to IEEE Fellow
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Professor Micheal Elad has been elevated to IEEE Fellow and is part of the 2012 class of IEEE Fellows. The IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. Professor Elad was cited for his for contributions to sparsity and redundancy in image processing. The total number of IEEE fellows selected in any one year ...
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Segel-Students End of Year Party
Segel-Students End of Year Party
Sunday, May 20, 2012
The 2012 Segel-Sudent End of Year Party will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, between 12:30-14:30, at the CS Taub Lobby. Lots of fun and free beer are guaranteed. You are all invited.
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Romanian Minister of Education Resigned over Plagiarism
Romanian Minister of Education Resigned over Plagiarism
Thursday, May 17, 2012
ABCNews, May 15, 2012Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta named a new education minister on Wednesday after his two previous appointments were forced to quit over allegations of plagiarism and incompetence. Full Article Romania-Insidere Haaretz
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Recruitment Day by BROADCOM
Recruitment Day by BROADCOM
Sunday, May 13, 2012
BROADCOM representatives will meet students on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 between 12:30-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record.
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Romanian Minister of Education is suspected of plagiate from Prof. Eli Biham
Friday, May 11, 2012
Channel 2, May 10, 2012The Romanian media is fussing in the last few days over severe accusations against the Minister of Education, who is suspected to have not written his Ph.D. thesis but copied it word by word from an Israeli professor from the Technion. The minister announced that he would resign if the Israeli professor files a complaint - but the original paper's writer, Prof. Eli Biham, tends to forgive the plagiary. Full Interview ...
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2012 Amdocs Best Project Contest -- TODAY DEADLINE!
2012 Amdocs Best Project Contest -- TODAY DEADLINE!
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
2012 Amdocs Best Project Contest is announced. Please read details in the Hebrew page. Note that submission date has been postponed to November 8, 2012.
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Recruitment Day by CISCO
Recruitment Day by CISCO
Sunday, May 6, 2012
CISCO representatives will meet students on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 between 10:30-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record or send in advance to madacost at cisco.com
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2011 CS Dean Execellence and Programming Contests Winners Awards Ceremony
2011 CS Dean Execellence and Programming Contests Winners Awards Ceremony
Monday, April 30, 2012
The winners of the 2011 CS Dean Execellence Award and 2011 Programming Contest were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on April 22, 2012, and which hosted guests and family members of 150 Dean Excellent students and young leading programmers who won the traditional programming contest of the Faculty of Computer Science held for the sixth time in June 2011. The winning team included Noa Korner, Omer Tabach, and Tomer Vromen. The seven ...
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Prof. Eli Biham Spoke in Kol Israel
Prof. Eli Biham Spoke in Kol Israel
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Eretz Acheret, April 22, 2012; Kol Israel, April 23, 2012 Prof. Eli Biham spoke in Reshet Bet of Kol Israel about his article on the biometric law in Eretz Acheret Magazine. Full Interview Full Article
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Two CS Students among Google's 2012 Anita Borg Scholarship Winners
Two CS Students among Google's 2012 Anita Borg Scholarship Winners
Sunday, April 29, 2012
The Department of Computer Science is proud to congratulate our students – 2012 Anita Borg Scholarship winners: M.Sc. student Irena Grabovitch-Zuyev and Anat Etzion (Lapidim Excellence Program student). All finalists and winners will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for a networking retreat. Google established the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in 2003 to encourage undergraduate and graduate women completing degrees in computer science and related fields to excel in computing and technology ...
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CS Dean Prof. Eli Biham Named IACR Fellow
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Calcalist, April 19, 2012IACR is the International Association for Cryptologic Research. Recently Prof. Biham also received the RSA Conference Award 2012. Full Article
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MELLANOX Event at CS
MELLANOX Event at CS
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
MELLANOX representatives will meet students on Monday, April 30, 2012 between 12:30-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record. If you like to join in a raffle and win Nintendo WII you are invited to solve the Mellanox riddle. More details in the attached poster.
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Reunion of Technion CS 1996-1998 Alumni
Reunion of Technion CS 1996-1998 Alumni
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Fifteen years ago they graduated Technion CS and on April 4th they returned for the CS 1996-1998 Alumni Reunion. The alumni reunited on a gala event held in the new CS Taub Building. This alumni reunion was the 4th in the CS history and it hosted 250 graduates, faculty and Technion seniors. A festive dinner was served accompanied by musical entertainment by a Jazz trio. Tamir Levi, CS Ph.D. graduate from 1998 - and a ...
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CHECK POINT Event at CS
CHECK POINT Event at CS
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Check Point Software Technologies will hold a special evet at CS on Monday, April 23, 2012. The event will include a lecture at 16:30 in Taub 6 (Ground Foor) by Erez Berkner (Check Point Virtualization Security Director) on Cloud Technology More details in the attached poster.
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CS Ph.D. Graduate received the 2012 Eurographics Best Ph.D. Thesis Award
CS Ph.D. Graduate received the 2012 Eurographics Best Ph.D. Thesis Award
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
CS Ph.D. graduate Ofir Weber will receive the 2012 Eurographics Best Ph.D. Thesis Award for his doctoral research, done under the supervision of Prof. Chaim Gotsman and the CS CGGC. Congratulations to Ofir!
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CS Dean Prof. Eli Biham Named IACR Fellow
CS Dean Prof. Eli Biham Named IACR Fellow
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Computer Science Department is proud to announce the naming of the dean, professor Eli Biham, as IACR fellow. IACR is the International Association for Cryptologic Research. The IACR Fellows Program recognizes outstanding IACR members for technical and professional contributions to the worldwide cryptologic community. Prof. Biham was named an IACR fellow "for fundamental contributions to cryptanalysis, including the co-invention of differential cryptanalysis." Congratulations to our Dean!
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Three Named to Lead Science School
Three Named to Lead Science School
Monday, April 16, 2012
The New York Times,February 16, 2012 Two Cornell University administrators and a professor [Prof. Craig (Chaim) Gotsman from the Department of Computer Science] from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, who helped design Cornell’s winning proposal for a new applied sciences graduate school in New York City, will become that school’s leaders, the two universities said on Thursday. Full Article
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Where is it most profitable to study: Computer Science Technion graduates earn more!
Where is it most profitable to study: Computer Science Technion graduates earn more!
Monday, April 16, 2012
TheMarkerApril 16, 2012"The most rewarding studies, in terms of wages, are in computer science and engineering at the Technion: "The more the institution studeis are perceived as difficult, the more its graduates are perceived as talented by employers". Full Article
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Technion and Cornell University will establish a Technology Campus in New York
Technion and Cornell University will establish a Technology Campus in New York
Monday, April 16, 2012
Calcalist, February 12, 2011New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced tonight at a press conference the establishment of a technological university Roosevelt Island - by Cornell University and the Technion. Full Article More articles on the issue: Globes, Haartez.
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CS Students Broke Internet Most Common Routing Protocol
CS Students Broke Internet Most Common Routing Protocol
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Calcalist, February 28, 2012The breakthrough was done as a project by CS students and aroused great interest in two scientific conferences; The students will receive the Technion "Amdocs" award. Full Article
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CS students win first place in Europe "Intel Challenge" contest
CS students win first place in Europe "Intel Challenge" contest
Monday, April 9, 2012
Calcalist, October 4, 2011The group that develooped an enterprise which enables best shot in one shot received $20,000 and reached the finals to be held on November in the USA. Full Article
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TCE Talk Series on "Building Reliable Distributed and Social Systems: Some Selected 
Anecdotes"
TCE Talk Series on "Building Reliable Distributed and Social Systems: Some Selected Anecdotes"
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Prof. Anwitaman Datta from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, will give a talk series at the CS Technion on"Building Reliable Distributed and Social Systems: Some Selected Snecdote" as follows: Monday, May 14, 12:30-14:30 (Room 539, Taub Bld.) Self-repairing codes for networked distributed storage systems Global data storage need keeps on increasing, requiring efficient and reliable storage solutions which have to scale several orders of magnitude more than a decade back. In this talk, we will discuss ...
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CS Student Wins First Place in the ACM Student Research Competition at Modularity-AOSD 2012
CS Student Wins First Place in the ACM Student Research Competition at Modularity-AOSD 2012
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Cynthia Disenfeld, a CS Ph.D. student has just won first place in the ACM Student Research Competition at Modularity - AOSD 2012 (the annual conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development). The winners in the individual conferences go on to compete in a Grand Final competition later this year. Congratulation to Cynthia!
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CS Student Wins the Jacobs Excellent Publication Prize
CS Student Wins the Jacobs Excellent Publication Prize
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Elad Haramaty, a CS Ph.D. student has won the Jacobs Excellent Publication Prize for his joint work with Amir and Madhu Sudan which appeared at the FOCS 2011 conference. The prize is awarded each year to 2-3 graduate students from the entire Technion. Congratulation to Elad!
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TCE Mini-Course on Algebraic Lattice Codes by Prof. Frédérique Oggier
TCE Mini-Course on Algebraic Lattice Codes by Prof. Frédérique Oggier
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Prof. Frédérique Oggier from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, will give a Mini-Course at the CS Technion: “On Algebraic Lattice Codes” as follows: Monday, May 14 & Tuesday, May 15, 10:30-12:30 (Room 539, Taub bld.) Lectures I and II: introduce number fields, lattices, and how lattices can be built from a number field. The coding application is the design of modulation schemes for Rayleigh fading channels. Wednesday, May 16 (Room 401, Taub bld.) and Sunday, May ...
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A Mini-course by Prof. Michael Fellows
A Mini-course by Prof. Michael Fellows
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Prof. Michael Fellows, who is visiting the Technion CS Department, is recognized as one of the founders of Parameterized complexity, a complexity framework that uses structure in hard problems for the design and analysis of algorithms for their solution. Parameterized complexity has strong connections to algorithmic engineering and is increasingly important in diverse fields, including Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, and Bioinformatics. Professor Fellows will give a six hour mini-course on Parameterized complexity and Algorithms. The ...
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Prof. Judea Pearl - CS Special Guest Lecture (2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate)
Prof. Judea Pearl - CS Special Guest Lecture (2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate)
Friday, March 30, 2012
Prof. Judea Pearl, 2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate, gave a special guest talk at the CS Department. The lecture was held in honor of his Harvey Prize endowment, but meantime he was also announced as the 2011 Turing Award Laureate. Prof. Pearl's lecture was held on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 11:00, in CS Taub Building and was titled: "The algorithmization of Causes and Counterfactuals". Prof. Pearl's lecture on YouTube.
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Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
MELLANOX representatives will meet students on Wednesday, March 29, 2012 between 12:00-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. Please bring along your resumes and grades record.
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CHECK POINT Event at CS - CANCELLED!
CHECK POINT Event at CS - CANCELLED!
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Check Point Software Technologies will hold a special evet at CS on Tuesday, March 28, 2012. The event will include a lecture at 16:30 in Taub 337 (Foor 3) by Erez Berkner (Check Point Virtualization Security Director) on Cloud Technology More details in the attached poster.
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Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Friday, March 23, 2012
ELBIT representatives will meet students on Monday, March 26, 2012, between 12:00-14:30, in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. It is recommended that you bring along your resumes and grades record.
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Prof. Judea Pearl - CS Special Guest Lecture (2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate)
Prof. Judea Pearl - CS Special Guest Lecture (2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate)
Monday, March 19, 2012
Prof. Judea Pearl, 2011 Harvey Prize and Turing Award Laureate, will give a special guest talk at the CS Department. The lecture is held in honor of his Harvey Prize endowment, but he jwas just lately announced as the 2011 Turing Award Laureate. Prof. Pearl's lecture will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 11:00, in CS Taub Building Auditorium 2 and will be titled: "The algorithmization of Causes and Counterfactuals" More details in ...
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Cisco Prize for Excellent Students
Cisco Prize for Excellent Students
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Cisco will award prizes for outstanding students who are studying in the fields of communication, networks and Internet. Awards of NIS 8,000 each will be granted to graduate students and awards of NIS 4,000 each to outstanding undergraduate students. The objective of those awards is to encourage excellence in research and study in these areas. For additional information and applying (by March 25, 2012) please contact Keren Keisari: ciscoprize2012 at cisco.com More details in the ...
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Open House for Graduate Studies in Winter Semester 2012
Open House for Graduate Studies in Winter Semester 2012
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Technion Computer Science Department will hold an Open Day for graduate studies in Winter Semester 2012, on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Gathering and welcome event will start at 10:30, in Room 337, on the 3rd Floor of the CS Taub Building for Computer Science. Lectures by faculty and graduate students will be given between 11:30-13:00 and will be followed by open meetings over lunch with CS faculty and graduates. More details.
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Intel Event at CS
Intel Event at CS
Monday, March 12, 2012
Intel representatives will hold a recruitment event at the CS Taub Building on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 between 11:30-14:30. First and second degree (2nd semester and on) students are invited. Please see more details in the attached document.
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Microsoft Event at CS
Microsoft Event at CS
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Microsoft will hold a special event on behalf of its Excellence Program CS students and will award them the Microsoft scholaship. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 18 2012, at 14:30, in room 337 at the CS Taub Building and will be followed by a Tech Talk on "The Use of Brain Machine Interfaces for Music Recommendations". Please bring your resume and grade record. More details in the attached document.
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CS Ph.D. student Named Facebook Fellowship Finalist
CS Ph.D. student Named Facebook Fellowship Finalist
Monday, March 5, 2012
Kira Radinsky, a CS Ph.D. student, has been named a finalist in the 2012-2013 Facebook Fellowship Program. This is an extremely competitive program that seeks to support Ph.D. students doing groundbreaking research in computer science. The 12 winners and 30 finalists were selected from a group of 300 applicants. Congratulations to Kira on being included in this prestigious list.
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Google TECH TALK at CS
Google TECH TALK at CS
Monday, March 5, 2012
Google R&D center invites CS students to attend Google TECH TALK on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at 16:30 in room 337 (3rd floor), CS Taub Building, by Adi Avidor, Senior Software Engineer at Google, who will review Google's approach for creating an infrastructure to its wide number of products as well as distributed systems software infrastructure while elaborating on Google File System (GFS) and the Map-Reduce framework Spots are limited! please register in advance.
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CS Dean Receives the RSA Conference Award 2012 and IACR Distinguished Lecturer 2013
CS Dean Receives the RSA Conference Award 2012 and IACR Distinguished Lecturer 2013
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Yesterday the RSA Conference has presented Prof. Eli Biham, Dean of Computer Science Department, with the prestigious RSA Conference Award 2012 for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics: "Professor Eli Biham has contributed groundbreaking work on the cryptanalysis of symmetric-key ciphers. Biham, a professor and dean of the Computer Science department at the Technion Israeli Institute of Technology, co-discovered the technique of differential cryptanalysis with Adi Shamir in the late 1980’s." Eli Biham has also ...
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CS Students Broke Internet Most Common Routing Protocol
CS Students Broke Internet Most Common Routing Protocol
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
CS students Alex Kirshon and Dima Gonikman are the winners of the 2011 Amdocs Best Project Contest. Their project "Persistent OSPF Attacks" was conducted under the supervision of r. Gabi Nakibly and Chief Engineer Itai Dabran within the facilities of the CS Laboratory for Computer Communication and Networking LCCN). The young researchers attacked the OSPF and caused its defense systems to receive their own scattered false data and thus to disrupt its autonomic system operation, ...
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CS Student wins 2012 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award
CS Student wins 2012 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award
Sunday, February 26, 2012
CS Ph.D. student Nadav Amit has been approved to receive an IBM Ph.D. Fellowship award. The Fellowship Program annunciation proclaimed that this award is highly competitive and and recognizes the student as well as the quality of his institution. Congratulations to Nadav!
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AMDOCS Best Project Prize 2010-2011
AMDOCS Best Project Prize 2010-2011
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The winners of the CS 2010-2011 Best Project Contest will receive the Amdocs Prize in a ceremony which will on Monday, Mars 12, 2012 at 16:00, in Taub 337. Congratulations to the winners. You are all invited. Following are the winning projects of the 2010 Amdocs Best Project Contest: - Anan Abu-Yousef and Anna Ginzburg: "Descriptors-Based Stereo Reconstruction Project"; (supervised by Prof. Ron Kimmel Yaron Honen and Guy Roseman, GIP). - Ranit Gotsman and Nir ...
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Open Day  2012 in Technion Computer Science
Open Day 2012 in Technion Computer Science
Sunday, February 12, 2012
The 2012 open day of the Technion was held on Thursday, February 2nd. A great number of visitors attended the CS Taub welcome event and packed the lectures halls and labs presentations. CS dean Prof. Eli Biham and Vice Dean Prof. Irad Yavneh explained in their presentation about computer science in general, and about studying it in the different department Undergraduate Studies tracks. The student Amir Cohen shared his personal point of view and described ...
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Prof. Azaria Paz's 80 Birthday Celebration
Prof. Azaria Paz's 80 Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
On November 17th the faculty celebrated the 80th birthday of Prof. Azaria Paz, one of the founders of the CS faculty, who played central role in the development of the faculty in its first 30 years. The event included two scientific talks: A lecture by Prof. Richard Karp from UC Berkeley, a distinguished visiting professor of the faculty, titled "Theory of Computation as a Lens on the Sciences", and a lecture by Dr. Ronny Lempel ...
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The 2012 Technion Open House at the Computer Science Department
The 2012 Technion Open House at the Computer Science Department
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Technion Open Day for prospective students will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012 between 10:00-16:00 and will start in Beit Hastudent, where the CS booth will invite visitors to a welcome event in the lobby of The Taub Building for Computer Science during which lectures will be given by faculty members and students as follows: 11:00 - Prof. Eli Biham, CS Dean Prof. Irad Yavneh, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies - A Close ...
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Symposium in Memory of Prof. Moshe Israeli
Symposium in Memory of Prof. Moshe Israeli
Monday, January 9, 2012
On Thursday, February 9, 2012, we will hold a one-day symposium in memory of Prof. Moshe Israeli. The event will be held in Taub 3 (on the ground floor), starting at 10:00 and the program will include recollections and memories by the Israeli family and friends, and lectures by speakers who are long-time personal and professional friends of Moshe. You are all invited. Detailed program in the attached document. If you plan to attend, please ...
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Spring Semester 2011 CS Excellent Teachers
Spring Semester 2011 CS Excellent Teachers
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the Excellent TA awards for Spring Semester 2011. Persistent Excellent TA: Yaniv Carmeli - for the 6th time Limor Leibovich - for the 2nd time David Yanay - for the 2nd time Jonathan Yaniv - for the 3rd time Persistent Faculty Excellent TA: Sivan Kim Albagli Alon Mishne Faculty Excellent TA: Shahar Chen Omer Levy Omer Strulovich David Wajc Nimrod Saban Partosh
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