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Prof. Benny Kimellfeld Receives DIP/DFG Grant
Prof. Benny Kimellfeld Receives DIP/DFG Grant
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Benny Kimellfeld for winning the prestigious DIP grant from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (DFG). The award is for his research on Quantitative Reasoning for Database Queries in collaboration with Professor Martin Grohe of Aachen University. The aim of the program is to encourage excellence and research cooperation between Germany and Israel in all fields of science and each university is allowed to submit up to two proposals per ...
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Microsoft Mentoring Program for Students with Disabilities
Microsoft Mentoring Program for Students with Disabilities
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Microsoft invites students of all degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Software Engineering with disabilities to apply for its mentoring program, which includes Mentor's support from the company for assistance and preparation during the academic year to integrate into the high-tech industry, a scholarship of NIS 5,000 and an early exposure to employment opportunities at Microsoft as students or as full-time employees. Candidates are required to submit their CV, grades record, and a certificate ...
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CS Team in SWERC 2018
CS Team in SWERC 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
CS team - winners of CS programming contest: Dean Leitersdorf, Volodymyr Polosukhin and Artem Shtefan; the contest participants: Ilan Ben Danan, Shira Weiss and Evgenii Zheltonozhskii; their advisors Nofar Carmeli and Aviram Magen and the team supervisor Prof. Gill Barequet - represented CS in in the ACM ICPC (SWERC) 2018 programming contest held this week in Paris, and came in 24th and 39th of 89 teams from well known universities in west and south Europe. The ...
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We will Pay a Heavy Price for Separating Women in the Academia
We will Pay a Heavy Price for Separating Women in the Academia
Friday, November 30, 2018
Ynet November 30, 2018 The orthodox activists pushed for the amendment, arguing that it would increase integration into the labor market. Thus they also pave the way for separation in the employment cycle. Full Aricle by Prof. Orna Kupferman, Tchnion CS graduate.
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Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Sunday, November 25, 2018
ELBIT representatives will arrive at the Technion to update you on their Security Hitech challlenges and to tell you about their range of opportunities for you, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 11:00-14:30 at the Ulman Building lobby. Pleas pre-register and send your CV.
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Interview Day by FACEBOOK
Interview Day by FACEBOOK
Saturday, November 24, 2018
FACEBOOK will hold an Interview Day for their Software Engineering Intern 2019, on Monday, December 10, 2018 To schedule your interview meeting, please pre-register and send your CV. More details here and in the attached poster.
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Make it Work Workshop Workshop: Simulation Workshop for Job Interviews
Make it Work Workshop Workshop: Simulation Workshop for Job Interviews
Friday, November 23, 2018
We are happy to invite you to the second in series of meetings on career and job seeking which will be a simulation workshop for job interviews with HR staff and senior recruiters from the industry. The event will open 20 min. slots for each student partially for the simulation and partially for feedback. The workshop will take place on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 17:00, in Taub CS 337 and will include: 17:00-17:30 - ...
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Facebook Tech Talk at CS
Facebook Tech Talk at CS
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
FACEBOOK team will visit CS to give a tech talk on Building Mobile Apps for the Next Billion Internet Users by Software Engineer Naor Matania, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 17:00, CS Taub 337. Please pre-register. You are all invited!
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BLOOMBERG International Coding Competition
BLOOMBERG International Coding Competition
Monday, November 12, 2018
BLOOMBERG will hold its international coding competition for students and the 3 first place winners will fly on a trip to Bloomberg CodeCon Global next step of the competition in the London office, plus various prizes for the 4-10th places winners. The competition will take place on Monday, November 19, 2018, between 17:00-20:00, in CS Taub 337 as well as in other locations in Israel. Please pre-register and also please bring you laptops. More details ...
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Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Sunday, November 11, 2018
MELLANOX invites CS students and friends to the academic year opennig event including a lecture and meeting with their engineers, on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 11:00-15:00, in the loby of Ulman Building. More details in the attached poster. You are all welcome!
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Make it Work Workshop: How to Turn a Degree to a Career
Make it Work Workshop: How to Turn a Degree to a Career
Saturday, November 10, 2018
We are happy to invite you to the first in series of meetings on career and job seeking which will be held at CS. How to turn a degree to a career? Dr. YonathanYaniv, a CS graduate and algorithms and learning system researcher at YOTPO, will give a talk on: - Picking and selecting the right courses and project throughout studies. - Choosing the right track - Sorts of Student jobs The event will be ...
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Amdocs Best Project Contest
Amdocs Best Project Contest
Friday, November 9, 2018
The CS Department in collaboration with Amdocs invites you to take part in the 2018-19 Outstanding Projects competition. The goal of the competition is to recognize and reward outstanding projects as part of Computer Science Graduate Training. A project will be considered outstanding if it is innovative (technical concept, mathematical development, or a new application); if it is properly realized; if it achieves its goals in a satisfactory manner; and if its report is well-written ...
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Prof. Michael Elad - Successive  Impressive and Unique Winnings
Prof. Michael Elad - Successive Impressive and Unique Winnings
Friday, November 9, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Michael Elad on an impressive and unique winning succession: Prof. Michael Elad has been selected for the 2018 SPS (Signal Processing Society) Technical Achievement Award for contributions to sparsity-based signal processing. Michael Elad together with two past Ph.D. students, Tomer Peleg and Ron Rubinstein, have been selected for the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Best Paper Award for our paper titled "Analysis K-SVD: A Dictionary-Learning Algorithm for the Analysis Sparse Model". Michael Elad ...
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Dell-EMC Scholarship for Outstanding Female students from the Periphery
Dell-EMC Scholarship for Outstanding Female students from the Periphery
Thursday, November 8, 2018
EMC-Dell awards scholarships to outstanding Female students from CS, on their second and above year of studies, and who are from the periphery, with a preference for community involvement in the past and/or in the present. Submission deadline: December 20, 2018. All the details in the attached document.
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MEHAMEMET Project (Women in Engineering, Sciences, Math and Technology)
MEHAMEMET Project (Women in Engineering, Sciences, Math and Technology)
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
MEHAMEMET project invites you to join its ranks and integrate into the activities of women studying and dealing with the fields of computer science and technology or related fields, in purpose to promote the fields of technology among girls, gender equality in industry and academia, and free choice in occupation. Introductory and registration meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 26, 18, 18:00-21:00 in CS Taub Building, Technion. For more details, see the attached document.
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Prof. Eli Ben-Sasson's StarkWare Startup Raises $ 30 Million
Prof. Eli Ben-Sasson's StarkWare Startup Raises $ 30 Million
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Globes October 29, 2018 The company was founded at the beginning of 2018 by Ben-Sasson together with Michael Riabzev from the Computer Science Department at the Technion, the entrepreneur Uri Kolodny and Prof. Alessandro Chiesa of Berkeley University. The recruitment was aimed at increasing the development center in Israel. Full Article  
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NOW! Assaf Rappaort - Microsoft Israel Youngest CEO
NOW! Assaf Rappaort - Microsoft Israel Youngest CEO
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Assaf Rappaort - the youngest CEO of Microsoft Israel and Technion CS graduate - will hold an open talk on Monday, October 29, 18:00, in Taub Balcony. You are all invited! Pictures from the event.
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Intelligent Women: The Israeli Women who Lead the Artificial Intelligence Revolution
Intelligent Women: The Israeli Women who Lead the Artificial Intelligence Revolution
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
There is also a shortage of academic power to train the next generation: Dr. Kira Radinsky, a senior scientist at eBay Israel [a graduate and a faculty member in Technion computer science], says this is a real challenge: "Today's data sciences, unlike the cyber field, Doctoral degree in the field, require extensive academic training of artificial intelligence and machine learning. There is a shortage of academic power to train the next generation of data scientists. ...
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Mabruc, Doctor
Mabruc, Doctor
Monday, October 22, 2018
Yediot Aharonot October 22, 2018 At the age of 26, Mira Shalah is the first woman in the Arab sector with a Ph.D. in computer science. "There is a perception that it is very difficult for a woman to combine this profession with family life," she says. "I hope that my success will help break the glass ceiling." Full Article
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Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Saturday, October 20, 2018
MELLANOX invites CS students and friends to the academic year opennig event including a lecture and meeting with their engineers, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 18:00-20:00, in room 337 of CS Taub Building. More details in the attached poster. You are all welcome!
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Recruitment Day by RAFAEL
Recruitment Day by RAFAEL
Friday, October 19, 2018
RAFAEL represetatives will meet you in Ulman Building on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 between 12:00-14:00, and will offer you various jobs. Counseling on various topics  will be given to candidates on 12:30 at the lobby of CS Taub Building. More details in the attached poster.
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TODAYT! Google Event at CS
TODAYT! Google Event at CS
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Google invites CS student to an opening event for the new school year including a talk by Google Engineer Asaf Samuel about: "Google Growth and Dependency Injection", hiring process demo, scholarships propositions and more, on Monday, November 5, 2018 at CS Taub Auditorium 1. You are all invited and please pre-register.
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Apple Prize for CS Excellent Students
Apple Prize for CS Excellent Students
Monday, October 15, 2018
Apple invites excellent CS students to apply for 5.000 IS prize for excellent students to be awarded in a special event by the firm. Submission deadline - 18/11/2018. More details in the attached poster. Good luck!
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Elbit "Babushka" Project for Female Students
Elbit "Babushka" Project for Female Students
Monday, October 15, 2018
Elbit Systems invites CS female students on their 2nd or 3rd year of studies to enroll to the mentoring project "Babushka" and receive 5,000 NIS scholarship, a personal mentoring by Elbit engineer, and more. If you wish to join the first round of the project, please fill in the attached form by Tuesday, October 30 and send the requested documents to the mentioned mail address. Participating in the project is conditional on the regular initiation ...
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Google Scholarship 2019-2020
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship) - Europe, the Middle East, and Africa  - proposes female students enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. to apply to the program of 2018/2019. The application deadline is December 6th, 2018. Each scholar selected will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship and finalists will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for a networking retreat. More details and information about application in ...
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Formula Race Car Without Driver on Israeli Road
Formula Race Car Without Driver on Israeli Road
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Mako October 17, 2018 Technion [CS labs] students drove a Formula car without a driver on Israeli roads, by a program they developed, towards World Car Race. Full Article
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Denmark Ambassador Visit to CS
Denmark Ambassador Visit to CS
Thursday, October 4, 2018
On Wednesday 3rd Denmark ambassador, Ms. Charlotte Slente visited CS, met with Dean Prof. Dan Geiger and was a guest of SSDL where she was presented with IoT projects carried out at the lab.
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Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel Receives Yanai Prize
Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel Receives Yanai Prize
Thursday, September 13, 2018
CS proudly congratulates Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel who will receive the 2018 Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education. This is the Technion most prestigious prize and it is awarded for a substantial and unique contribution to the advancement of academic education of undergraduate students. Well done to Keren!
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Researchers at the Technion and their Colleagues Abroad Have Brought Down the Innovative Intel SGX Security Wall
Researchers at the Technion and their Colleagues Abroad Have Brought Down the Innovative Intel SGX Security Wall
Monday, August 20, 2018
Technion August 15, 2018 Researchers at the Technion and their colleagues abroad have succeeded in breaking down Intel's innovative security wall, Intel SGX. The breakthrough will be presented at the USENIX Security 18 conference in Baltimore on August 15-17. The researchers are Prof. Mark Silberstein of the Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Marina Minkin, a graduate student in the faculty of Computer Science, who conducted the research together with their colleagues from Adelaide, Michigan ...
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Israeli Researchers Have Developed an Artificial Intelligence System to Shorten Drug Production and Reduce Its Cost
Israeli Researchers Have Developed an Artificial Intelligence System to Shorten Drug Production and Reduce Its Cost
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Haaretz August 14, 2018 The system developed by Dr. Kira Radinsky and Shahar Harel of the Technion [CS] uses existing knowledge on molecules with drug potential and offers options for new drugs Radinsky: "It will shorten the waiting for drugs". Full Article.
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The Technion and The Hebrew University - On The List of the 100 Best Universities in the World
The Technion and The Hebrew University - On The List of the 100 Best Universities in the World
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Ynet August 14, 2018 The Shanghai Index ranked the Technion in the 77th place - 16 places upper from 2017 - and the Hebrew University in the 95th place, after reaching 101-150 last year. Full Article.
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Open Sesame: Picking Locks with Cortana
Open Sesame: Picking Locks with Cortana
Friday, August 10, 2018
Blackhat USA 2018 August 4, 2018 Many new devices are trying to fit into our life seamlessly. As a result, there’s a quest for a “universal access methods” for all devices. Voice activation seems to be a natural candidate for the task and many implementations for it surfaced in recent years. A few notable examples are Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana. Full abstract of lecture by Technion CS students at the conference. Ynet
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Prof. Yuval Filmus Wins the ERC Starting Grant
Prof. Yuval Filmus Wins the ERC Starting Grant
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
CS congratulates Prof. Yuval Filmus on receiving The European Research Council (ERC) prestigious grant for his research on Discrete Harmonic Analysis for Computer Science. The European Research Council (ERC) grants support worldwide researchers who wish to advance their research, and encourages in particular proposals that cross disciplinary boundaries, pioneering ideas and innovative approaches. Congratulations to Yuval!
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Et Tu Bluetooth?
Et Tu Bluetooth?
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Ynet July 25, 2018 Technion researchers have succeeded in intercepting Bluetooth communications ... this standard has been considered safe so far because it combines a number of security mechanisms together ... Now, a team of researchers from the Faculty of Computer Science headed by the student Lior Neumann and his advisor in the master's work, Professor Eli Biham, after a year of theoretical and practical work, managed to develop an attack on the popular media ...
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Intel Scholarship for Outstanding CS Female Students
Intel Scholarship for Outstanding CS Female Students
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Intel invites outstanding female students in engineering and computer science to apply for the scholarship program for the academic year 2018-19, which offers an annual grant of NIS 10,000 and aims to encourage students to excel. More details.
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CS Programming Contest 2018
CS Programming Contest 2018
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The traditional CS programming contest was held for the 13th time in a row on Monday, July 2, 2018, sponsored by Google and Microsoft. Fifty two participation of 18 teams received 10 different problems and wrote 80 solutions in 5 hours. Final standings for the competition: 1st place - Golden Medal (for the 2nd time in a row, Team 18, solved 10 problems: - Vova Polosukhin - Artem Shtefan - Dean Leitersdorf 2nd place - ...
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Dean Execellence and Amdocs Contest Ceremony 2018
Dean Execellence and Amdocs Contest Ceremony 2018
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
The winners of the 2017 CS Dean Excellence Award and Amdocs Best Project winners were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on Monday, July 2nd, 2018. The event hosted family members and guests of 198 excellent students. Dean Prof. Dan Geiger and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies Prof. Shaul Markovitch awarded the students and the latter also joined with a musical piece on acoustic guitar the Blues artist Ayal Mittelman who played on ...
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CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Ceremony 2018
CS Excellent Students (SAMBA) Ceremony 2018
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
On Monday, July 2, 2018 CS held a Followships Award Ceremony for Excellent Students in Computer Science (SAMBA) in honor of the donating families, the winning students and their guests. Mr. Ofer Simhoni represented the American Technion Society (ATS). Prof. Benny Kimelfeld hosted the event and Dean Prof. Dan Geiger congratulated the winning students on their achievements. Mr. Israel Abramovich, Ms. Nurit Lavi and Ms. Yonit Lev spoke on behalf of the donating families and ...
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Documentary Movie on Prof. Uzzi Ornan
Documentary Movie on Prof. Uzzi Ornan
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Channel 8, July 2nd, 2018 A Documentary movie on Prof. Uzzi Ornan produced and submitted as a thesis by Ido Wiesman, of Film Studies in Tel-Aviv and was screened in Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, will be broadcast on Channel 8 on Monday, July 2nd, 2018. Haaretz
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The Second Project Fair at CS
The Second Project Fair at CS
Sunday, July 1, 2018
On Tuesday, June 26 2018 CS held at the second all-labs project fair. In the colorful and lively event took part teams of undergraduate students and their labs advisors and  together they presented their research in various means: posters, videos, multimedia presentations and more. A huge crowd of visitors from the industry and the Technion gathered closely around the positions, and the teams enthusiastically revealed their most brilliant ideas in each of the participating projects. Well ...
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CS 2017-18 Graduation Ceremony
CS 2017-18 Graduation Ceremony
Friday, June 29, 2018
On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the Computer Science Department celebrated the graduation of 275 students. Dean, Prof. Dan Geiger, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Prof. Shaul Markovitch spoke in the presence of as many as thousand guests, friends and family members who fully packed the colorful illuminated Churchill Hall Plaza. Edward Srougy spoke on behalf of the graduates and Or Troyaner received Certificate of Appreciation for his contribution to promoting CS image, which was presented ...
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CS 8th Research Day, 2018
CS 8th Research Day, 2018
Monday, June 25, 2018
The CS Department held its eighth Research Day on Sunday, June 18, 2018 which exhibited 17 of the finest researches carried out by our excellent M.Sc. and Ph.D. students before multitude of guests from the Technion and the industry. The festive and joyful event lasted more almost 3 hours during which the presenters repeatedly demonstrated their research to highly intrigued audience and both visitors and young researchers were greatly enthusiastic. An official judging committee ranked ...
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2018 CS-Advisory Council Meeting
2018 CS-Advisory Council Meeting
Monday, June 25, 2018
Seniors from the high-tech industry were CS guests on Monday, June 18, 2018 and met with faculty to discuss a topic: Who owns the knowledge in the head of the researcher? - Entrepreneurship and intellectual property in academia. Among the participants were Director of Innovation Authority, Dr. Aharon Aharon, Goldfarb and Seligman Office Member, Attorney Sharon Gazit, Dr. Eyal Itskovitch, CS graduate and Pitango entrepreneur and investor, and Prof. Wayne D. Kaplan, Technion Executive Vice ...
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Technion [CS] Students Discovered Security Loophole in Microsoft Audio Assistant
Technion [CS] Students Discovered Security Loophole in Microsoft Audio Assistant
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Ynet June 13, 2018 Two Technion CS students discovered Security Loophole in Microsoft Cortana Audio Assistant. The incident was reported - and was repaired by the company. Full Article Haaretz Israel Hayom Walla Anashim U-machshevim Chiportal Koi de 9 en israel
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CS Magister Graduation Ceremony, 2018
CS Magister Graduation Ceremony, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Computer Science celebrated the graduation of record number of 39 Magister students in a ceremony which was held on Monday, June 4 2018, at the Taub Balcony. Dean Prof. Dan Geiger, Vice Dean for Graduate Studies, Prof. Erez Petrank and Itai Hazan - on behalf of the students - spoke in the presence of many guests and family members, and the students duo of singer Nitzan Zamir and guitarist Peer Sagiv performed musical pieces. Congratulations ...
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Recruitment Day by CHECK POINT
Recruitment Day by CHECK POINT
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
CHECK POINT representatives will meet you at the lobby of CS Taub Building on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:30-14:30, and will offer you options to integrate in the cyber area. A lecture on Sillivaccine will be given at 12:30 in Class 3. More details in the attached poster.
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CS Ph.D. Graduation Ceremony, 2018
CS Ph.D. Graduation Ceremony, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
CS Ph.D. Students Graduation Ceremony, 2018 was held on Monday evening, May 28, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Technion amphitheatre. Prof. Peretz Lavi, Technion President excited the audience with his warmhearted speech, and also spoke Prof. Dan Givoli, Head of Technion Graduate Studies School and conducted the ceremony Prof. Aviad Shapira from the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This year, a substantial number of students - 216 Technion graduates in 2017-2018 received ...
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CS Students Receive Google's 2018 Scholarship
CS Students Receive Google's 2018 Scholarship
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Department of Computer Science is proud to congratulate our students Hila Peleg, Stav Perle and Inbal Tziperman-Lotan,  recipients of the 2018 Google Scholarship (former Anita Borg scholarships), who competed with students from Europe, The Middle East and North Africa, and the finalists will receive 7,000 Euro and 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 ...
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Recruitment Day by MEDTRONIC
Recruitment Day by MEDTRONIC
Thursday, May 10, 2018
MEDTRONIC representatives will meet CS students and will tell you about their life-saving medical technology and especially about Deep Learning, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:30-14:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. A lecture about AI Technologies will start at 13:00 in Taub 3. You are all welcome!
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Recruitment Day by PALANTIR
Recruitment Day by PALANTIR
Thursday, May 10, 2018
PALANTIR Recruitment day will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 12:30 in class 9, CS Taub Building. Palantir engineers will demonstrate on a tech talk their software platform and their Israel and world wide work. More details in the attached poster.
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CS Spring Hackathon 2018
CS Spring Hackathon 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018
CS held the 2018 Spring Hackaton that on Thursday-Friday, May 3-4, 2018. The event hosted 70 students, 30 mentors and 4 judges and awarded 3 teams for creating innovative applications and platforms to be helpful in daily life: 1st prize - BestCard; 2nd prize: Compu-Me; 3rd prize: DTM, and 2 teams for innovation in technology: YACK and WirelessShark (more details and names in the Hebrew page). Thanks to all who helped to bring on the ...
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Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Recruitment Day by MELLANOX
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
MELLANOX representatives will meet CS students and will offer you student-jobs in various fields, on Monday, May 7, 2018, 10:00-14:00, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. You are all welcome!
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EuroSys Award to Dan Tsafrir
EuroSys Award to Dan Tsafrir
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Congratulations to Dan Tzafrir on winning the EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award. The prize is awarded each year to young researchers for exceptional achievements in the research of software systems development, accomplished within 10 years from the end of the doctorate.
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CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests Winners
CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests Winners
Sunday, April 29, 2018
The winners of Spring semester 2016 CS President and Dean Execellence Award and 2017 Programming Contest were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on April 26, 2018. The event hosted guests and family members of 33 Persistent President and of 180 Dean Excellent students and young leading programmers who won the traditional programming contest of the Faculty of Computer Science held for the 12th time in June 2017, generously sponsored by Google, and ...
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Recruitment Day by J.P. MORGAN
Recruitment Day by J.P. MORGAN
Saturday, April 28, 2018
J.P. MORGAN representatives invite you to a meeting on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 12: 30– 14:30, in Taub Lobby More details in the attached poster.
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The Marconi Society Conference 2018
The Marconi Society Conference 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
CS held The Marconi Society conference: "The Information Era: Past, Present and Future", on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018/ Guest of honor was Prof. Andrew Viterbi, one of Qualcomm founders, who took part in a historic panel with Prof. Jacob Ziv and Prof. Abraham Lempel, in celebration of 70 years of information and communication. The conference was a cooperation with Marconi Society, Haifa Municipality and the Technion Electrical Engineering Department and was a great success in ...
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Recruitment Day by PALANTIR
Recruitment Day by PALANTIR
Monday, April 16, 2018
PALANTIR Recruitment day will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 between 12:00-16:00 in the lobby of the CS Taub Building. More details in the attached poster.
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Eli Ben-Sasson, Technion Professor, Created A Digital Currency and Thinks that Bitcoin is Ingenious
Eli Ben-Sasson, Technion Professor, Created A Digital Currency and Thinks that Bitcoin is Ingenious
Friday, April 13, 2018
TheMarker April 13, 2018 Eli Ben-Sasson is a professor of computer science, but in recent years he has entered the world of digital currencies, founded a start-up in the field and tries to combine anonymity with transparency. "It's not clear whether we'll succeed financially, but a series for HBO is sure to come out of it" Full Article
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The Cyber Company Aramis Recruited 30 Milion Dollar
The Cyber Company Aramis Recruited 30 Milion Dollar
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
TheMarker April 9, 2018 Aramis was founded in 2015 by Yevgeny Dibrov and Nadir Izrael. The two ... studied ... together in the Excellence Program at the Technion [CS] and integrated into the Israeli Hi-tech industry - Dibrov as the first employee in Adallom which was sold to Microsoft, and Izrael in Google. Full Article
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CS Excellent Teachers - Winter Semester 2017-18
CS Excellent Teachers - Winter Semester 2017-18
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Congratulations to the CS Excellent Teachers for Winter Semester 2017-18 acknowledged by the Technion Center for Promotion of Learning and Teaching: Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel Prof. Michael Elad Prof. Yuval Ishai Prof. Erez Petrank Dr.  Roee Engelberg Dr. Lihu Rappport Congrats to all!
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Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Recruitment Day by ELBIT
Thursday, March 29, 2018
ELBIT representatives will meet CS students and will offer coffee and pastry, as well as opportunities to join developing items in their projects, on Monday, April 16, 2018, 10:30-14:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. More details in the attached poster. Please pre-register. See you there!
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Prof. Michael Elad Nominated SIAM Fellowship
Prof. Michael Elad Nominated SIAM Fellowship
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
CS congratulates Prof. Michael Elad on his nomination as a Fellow for 2018 of the prestigious Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). SIAM membership approved the SIAM Fellows Program in 2008 to designate as Fellows of the Society certain members who have made outstanding contributions to fields served by SIAM. Prof. Elad was elected among a distinguished group of members nominated by peers and selected for the 2018 Class of Fellows. Best wishes to ...
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Honorary Doctorate to Freddy Bruckstein
Honorary Doctorate to Freddy Bruckstein
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
CS is proud to announce that Prof. Freddy Bruckstein will be granted an Honorary Doctorate from Agora University, Romania. The Doctor Honoris Causa ceremony will be held in May in Oradea, at a conference organized by the university, where Freddy was invited to deliver a Keynote Lecture on his Ants-work.   Best wishes to Freddy!
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Recruitment Day by Microsoft
Recruitment Day by Microsoft
Monday, March 26, 2018
Microsoft staff will visit CS to answer any question you have and to offer you job possibilities, on Monday, March 26, 2018, 10:00-14:30, in the Taub CS lobby. You are all invited.
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Henry Taub Prize to Keren Censor-Hillel and Yuval Ishai
Henry Taub Prize to Keren Censor-Hillel and Yuval Ishai
Monday, March 26, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Keren Censor-Hillel and to Prof. Yuval Ishai, winners of the Technion prestigious Henry Taub prize for academic excellence for 2017-18. This Technion prestigious prize is awarded for substantial and unique achievements in research at the Technion. Congrats to Keren and Yuval! הישגים משמעותיים במחקר בטכניון.
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Winners of the Amdocs Best Project Contest 2018
Winners of the Amdocs Best Project Contest 2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The final stage of the 2018 Amdocs Best Project Contest was held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 and the competing teams presented and talked about their excelllent projects. The best project were elected by a judging committee from CS and Amdocs and are: "Athenizer" - Dor Ma'ayan, Raviv Rachmiel, Ori Roth and Niv Shalmon, supervised by Prof. Yossi Gil and Dr. Adi Omari, and the Systems and Software Development Laboratory (SSDL) "Image In-Painting" - ...
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First Place in Image Processing Project Contest
First Place in Image Processing Project Contest
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Two CS undergraduate students, Adar Elad and Mark Erlich, came first in the project contest held in the IMVC conference - the most important Israeli event in image processing, computer vision and learning - where they presented their project supervised by Alona Golts in the CS Geometric Image Processing Laboratory (GIP). Congratulations to the winners and the GIP lab!
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Final (Company) Prize for Excellent Students
Final (Company) Prize for Excellent Students
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
This year, and as incentive for excelling in software, Final company will grant a 10,000 NIS worth award to excellent Computer Science students in their first degree studies, with average grades of 93 and 3 more semesters to study. Application deadline is April 7, 2018. More details and application.
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New Book by Prof. Avram Sidi
New Book by Prof. Avram Sidi
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Congratulation to Prof. Avram Sidi on his new book: Vector Extrapolation Methods with Applications, published by SIAM (No. 17 SIAM Series on Computational Science and Engineering). About the book: An important problem that arises in different disciplines of science and engineering is that of computing limits of sequences of vectors of very large dimension. Such sequences arise, for example, in the numerical solution of systems of linear and nonlinear equations by fixed-point iterative methods, and ...
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Technion Students Developed A Special Chess Board
Technion Students Developed A Special Chess Board
Friday, March 2, 2018
Ynet March 1, 2018 Sushi at your request, a computerized chess teacher, an automatic sign language translator and a smart recycling system - are just some of the projects presented by students from the Technion's Faculty of Computer Science at a fair of innovative and creative developments based on Android and IoT design. Full Article
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What Kira Radinsky Did by 31 You Will Not do in Your Liftime
What Kira Radinsky Did by 31 You Will Not do in Your Liftime
Friday, February 23, 2018
Calcalist February 23, 2018 The Chief Scientist of eBay Israel [Technion CS graduate and lecturer] is only 31 years old, but behind her is already a partnership in the Israel Prize, a doctorate at the age of 26 and an exit for tens of millions of dollars. Today she is discovering medications and while on it also predicts the next trend in fashion. Full Article More on Kira
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2018 Forbes' Under 30
2018 Forbes' Under 30
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Two CS graduates: Omer Arad and Yevgeny Dibrov and one undergraduate students Inbal Argov are listed in the 2018 "Under 30" young most promising stars of  Enterprise Technology in Forbes. Both Omer and Yevgeny broke through at Technion CS Labs as brilliant researchers, developers and inventors in the field of IoT. Congratulations!
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Project Fair in IoT and Android
Project Fair in IoT and Android
Friday, January 26, 2018
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the Systems and Software Development Laboratory (SSDL) held the project Fair on IoT and Android, presenting the newest and most inspiring projects by the developing teams. Details on the presenting projects in the Hebrew page
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2017 Spring Semester CS Excellent Teachers
2017 Spring Semester CS Excellent Teachers
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the Excellent TA awards for 2015 Spring Semester: Persistent Excellent TA: Oren Afek Avner Elizarov Faculty Persistent Excellent TA: Rina Levy Faculty Excellent TA: Itai Evron Michal Friedman Dean Leitersdorf Stav Perle Alon Shtaierman Ali Tabaja Gail Weiss Congratulations to all the winners!
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Microsoft Surprises: Assaf Rapaport, 34, was appointed CEO of the Israel Development Center
Microsoft Surprises: Assaf Rapaport, 34, was appointed CEO of the Israel Development Center
Saturday, January 20, 2018
TheMarker January 18, 2018 An inspiring appointment at Microsoft Israel. [Technion CS graduate] Assaf Rapaport, 34, was appointed CEO of Microsoft in Israel after two and a half years at the company, to replace Yoram Yaakobi, who recently reitired, and will manage the R&D center - about 1,000 people.- which is considered one of Microsoft's leading development centers in the world. Full Article
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Excellent Female Students Award Ceremony
Excellent Female Students Award Ceremony
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The scholarship award ceremony for CS and EE excellent female students by Intel and DELL-EMC.was held on hursday, January 11, 2018. The ceremony was attended by the Dean of the Computer Science Department, Prof. Dan Geiger, Dean of the Electrical Engineering Department, Prof. Nahum Simkin, Vice President of DELL EMC and Director of the Center for Excellence in Israel, Dr. Orna Berry and CEO of Intel Development Centers in Israel Karin Ivshitz Segal. The event ...
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"They're afraid the money of investors in Crypto currencies will disappear"
"They're afraid the money of investors in Crypto currencies will disappear"
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Globes October 10, 2018 Prof. Eli Ben-Sasson of the Technion's Faculty of Computer Science and Hanan Steinhardt discussed the various aspects and challenges that digital coins pose. "The main problem today is how to increase the transaction rate of about 10 per second to thousands or tens of thousands of transactions per second ... Another challenge is whether it is possible to reach a consensus in a decentralized manner without burning the planet because the ...
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Ran Ben-Basat - Third place in Feder Competition
Ran Ben-Basat - Third place in Feder Competition
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
CS Ph.D. student Ran Ben-Bashat won the third place in the prestigious Feder Family Prize competition, which awards students for outstanding works in communication technologies. The prize will be awarded to Ran on January 21, 2018, at a ceremony to be held in Tel-Aviv University, where he will present his work to the audience. Congratulations to Ran!
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"The Breakthrough of Computer Processors will be Studied at the Universities"
"The Breakthrough of Computer Processors will be Studied at the Universities"
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Calcalist January 7, 2018 The Dr.'s Yuval Yarom and [Technion CS Ph.D. Graduate] Daniel Genkin were among the researchers who discovered the security breach in Intel processors, found in the chips of all manufacturers in the market. In a conversation with Calcalist, they explained that this is a breach that makes it possible to steal information of high quality, in vast quantity and very easily. Full Article
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The Most Interesting Young Professors in Israel
The Most Interesting Young Professors in Israel
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Mako January 2, 2018 They are brilliant, they are busy with researches that will change the world and they are only 40 years old. We spoke to 12 of the young Israeli lecturers [amongst them Prof. Alex Bronstein of Technion CS] and tried to figure how do you combine parenthood to small children and international career, how is their young age accepted in the academic community and what made them understand that they picked the ...
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