The Excellent CS Students Program (SAMBA
Followships Award and 2013/2014 winter semester Dean Excellence ceremony (164 excelling students) was held on Sunday, July
7, 2014, at the Taub
Computer Science Building and was attended by many guests, family members of the
awardees and representatives of the families and companies that provided the
Excellence Programs,hosted the
event and Prof.
Dean, in a moving
congratulated the excellent
students on their achievements.
Mr. Israel Abramovich, Mrs. Nurit Lavie,
and Mr. Amit Krig, Mellanox representative, spoke in honor and memory of Yosefa Abramovich, Assaf Lavie and
Guy Shevet. Nofar Carmely, in amusing rhymes, represented the students and thanked the families and companies for their
donation. Lior Zoref, "Wisdom of Crowds" Researcher, gave a
titled "To All Dreamers".
was given by Blues Musician
and his electric
This year, a special prize was granted fo Dean Excellence students with semester average grade of 90 and more, generous
donated by "Plus500 Ltd." . CEO Gal Haber, a Technion CS graduate,
on behalf of the
The fellowships were generously granted as follows:
The Yosefa Abramovich Foundation, founded by
bestowed fellowships upon Ori Brusilovsky and Nofar Carmeli, in memory of Mrs. Yosefa Abramovich. The
prize was presented by Israel Abramovich and his children Hilli
The Check Point Technologies
Assaf Lavie Foundation bestowed fellowships upon Eidan Cohen, Yuval Dagan,
Neta Elad, Ofer Isrelov, Ohad Talmon and Sa'ar Zehavi. The prize was presented by Nurit and Gadi Lavie.
The Mellanox Technologies
Foundation bestowed fellowships upon Haviv Cohen, Eyal Tolchinsky and Ronen Ziv. The prize
was presented by Yonit, Eitan and Anat Shevet and
The American Technion Society (ATS) bestowed the 2013/14 Ernest Freudman Special
Fellowship upon Matthias Bonne
Thanks to all participants and all donors and congratulations to all 2013/14