Among nearly 3,000 applicants and 291 top researchers selected by the European
Research Council's third prestigious 'Starting Grant' competition, one
winner is CS Faculty members: Prof. Nir
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 Nir!
Prof. Orna Grumberg and Prof. Assaf Schuster Named ACM Fellows
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
The Computer Science Department is proud to
congratulate Prof. Orna Grumberg and Prof. Assaf Schuster on their naming as ACM
This year ACM has recognized 42 of its members for their
significant contributions to the development and application of computing in
areas from data management and spoken-language processing to robotics and
cryptography. The achievements of the 2015 ACM Fellows are fueling advances in
computing that are driving the growth of the global …
Good News for Dog Owners: New Israeli Patent will Care for it While You're Away
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
December 2, 2015
Three Technion CS students developed a smartphone-controlled
that takes care of the dog while its owner is away. A guide-dog
named Luk was the inspiration and the experimenter.
The finals of the 3rd Intel coding challenge competition together
with the Technion Computer Engineering Center, CS and EE faculties was held on
Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
The competition is designed to reward contestants
who develop innovative, creative, and original applications for PC and tablets.
Intel prize committee awarded three best projects, two of them from CS:
Elad Richardson and the Geometric Image Processing Laboratory (GIP)
for their project: "CutOut: …
WORLDQUANT - an international investment company - is looking for grads excelling in math, ee, physics and cs for challenging algorithmic research role. You are invited to meet the company representatives on Monday, November 30, 2015, between 14:00-16:00, at the CS Taub lobby. No prior experiment is needed.
More details in the attached ad.
The CS Department in collaboration with Amdocs invites you to take part in the 2015-16 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 and …
ELBIT Systems are recruiting CS and software engineering students and will offer you a variety of interesting jobs, on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 11:30-15:30, starting at 10:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
Brachman, Head of Yahoo! Labs and Chief Scientist of Yahoo, visited
the Technion CS, accompanied by Dr.
Yoelle Maarek, VP
Research EMEA, and Head of Yahoo Labs in Israel and the UK, and hosted by Dean
Prof. Irad Yavneh, Vice Dean for UG studies, Prof. Benny Kimelfeld and Mr. Adi
Omari, Ph.D. student. The guests were invited to a tour in the GIP Lab, guided by Head, Prof. Ron Kimmel.
ECM representatives will meet CS, Program and Computer Engineering students to present their latest startup purchase: ScaleiO, and to offer you various openings,
on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at the Taub Lobby. A lecture on storage will be given at 12:45 in Taub 2. Please bring your cv and grades record.
More details in the hereby poster.
The 2015 Workshop in Cryptology will be held on Monday, December 28 2015, between 9:00-17:15, in Auditorium 1, CS Taub Building, Technion. You are all invited.
More details and program, including lecture abstracts, (free but required)
registration and arrival directions.
By 2025 There Will be 26 Smartphones on Every Person in the World
Thursday, November 5, 2015
November 3rd, 2015
Prof. Danny Raz [from
Technion CS], Director of operations of
Bell Labs in Israel, speaks about the future of the communications industry,
"The operators act in 'survival' mode"; According to the forecasts in the new
book, cellular networks capacity will increase 66 times and the speed of
static networks will grow 100 times, and global data traffic will increase 13
MELLANOX representatives will meet CS students and will offer you student-jobs (as engineers!) in various fields, on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 11:30-14:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
The mathematician and priest Prof. Nader Bshouty speaks
about science and religion, artificial intelligence and learning machines and
more, in a two-part talk on "Kifach" channel of the Educational TV.
RAFAEL representatives will meet CS students and will offer you student-jobs in various fields, on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 10:00-15:00, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
On the occasion of his new book (נילי אושרוב, יוצא מן הכללים:
עוזי אורנן, סיפור חיים, הוצאת כרמל, 2015), Prof.
speaks about his life and work in Yoav Ginai's program "Lagaat Ba-ruach") on
Channel 1 of the Israeli TV.
October 15, 2015
Prof. Irad Yavneh, a poet who uploads poets to Youtube and Technion CS Dean [... ] -
The Minister or Education calls for upgrading math to 5 points.
CS Ph.D. Students Wins Best Student Paper Award at IWOCA 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
paper "The k-Leaf
Spanning Tree Problem Admits a Klam Value of 39" was selected among 3 others
by the Program Committee to receive the Best Student Paper Award from the the IWOCA 2015 -
Int'l Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms. Meirav wil be awarded
at the 26th IWOCA International Workshop in October 2015, to be held in
Meirav will be granted this award in addition to the Best Student Paper Awards she
Prof. MIchael Elad Among 10 Israeli Highly Cited Researchers 2015
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Congratulation to Prof. MIchael Elad who was named
one of the top ten most Highly Cited Israeli Researchers in 2015 as published by
Thomson Reuters rank of the
world’s most influential scientific minds.
Well done Miki!
Le ministre français de l’Economie Emmanuel Macron, a visité le Technion [CS] de Haïfa
Thursday, September 10, 2015
September 7, 2015
Un des principaux objectifs de la visite d’Emanuel Macron en Israël est sans
nul doute le développement des partenariats entre la France et Israël dans
l’innovation et dans la création d’entreprises et autres start-ups.
Two CS Professors Receive 2015 Yanai Prize For Excellence In Education
Thursday, September 10, 2015
CS proudly congratulates professors Ran El-Yaniv and
Danny Raz who will be
awarded the 2015 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 Ran and Danny!
Technion CS Holds-on to Rank 18th Worldwide, and first in Israel
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Academic Ranking of World Universities for
2015 graded the Technion in the field of computer science
in the 18th place in the world for the 4th 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 in top journals.
Baby Croinc - A Research-backed, Crowd-based Platform
Monday, August 10, 2015
August 9, 2015
Prof. Ayelet Ben-Sasson and her husband Prof. Eli Ben Sasson [from Technion CS] Created Online Baby
Croinc - A Research-backed, Crowd-based Platform
This is every data-loving parent’s dream: An Israeli married couple, who are
both researchers, created a crowd-based developmental diary platform to help
parents identify early behavioral patterns
Technion [CS] Students Developed "Enoshi" - Social Volunteering Platform
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
August 4, 2015
Students at the Technion CS developed a cutting edge social volunteering
that helps volunteers, volunteering organizations and people who need
them. The platform is based on crowd wisdom and on shared knowledge and helps to
efficiently coordinate between the volunteer and the needer.
Prof. Hagit Attya Named Technion Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (MANLA)
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Prof. Hagit Attya Named Technion Executive Vice President for
Academic Affairs (MANLA)
CS is proud to congratulate Prof.
Hagit Attiya on her appointment to the Technion Executive Vice President for
Academic Affairs (MANLA). The office is in charge of academic and administrative
duties in relation to the Technion academic staff.
In 2011 Hagit
received The Michael Bruno Memorial Award which is granted to scholars and
scientists of truly exceptional promise, whose …
CS congratulates Prof.
Orna Gurmberg who has
been awarded the cav-award Award - the most prestigious prize in Formal
Verification. Together with Prof. Edmund Clarke and others she received it for
development and implementation of the localization-reduction technique and the
formulation of counterexample-guided abstraction refinement (CEGAR).
Enclosed is the detailed Reason for awarding the prize.
Congratulations to Orna!
July 15, 2015
The worrisome decline in 5 points math studies was dealt in a panel held at the
Technion Computer Science Department. The Ministry of Education plans to
increase the 5 points math students from 9% to 18% within five years.
Microsoft Acquires Israeli Adallom for 320 Million Dollars
Monday, July 20, 2015
July 19, 2015
The three founders [Technion CS graduate] Assaf Rappaport, Ami Lutbak and Roi
Reznik are 8200 Unit veterans. Adallom developed a monitoring and security
system for organizations use of online software.
CS Ph.D. Students Wins Best Student Paper Award at ESA 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Color Coding-Related Techniques" was selected
by the Program Committee to receive the Best Student Paper Award from the the
ESA 2015 - European Symposium on
Algorithms. Meirav wil be awarded
at the 23rd ESA Symposium in September, to be held in Patras, Greece.
Meirav will be granted this award in addition to the
MFCS Best Student Paper Award she will
receive on August in Milano, Italy.
Congratualtions to Meirav!
Technion [CS] Students Develoed A Robot to Assist Elderly
Sunday, July 12, 2015
July 6, 2015
... Another interesting project exposed in the exhibition was
TELE-CARE, A robot
which assists the pre-nursing elderly in their homes (joint project of Machine
Engineering and Computer Science faculties).
July 9, 2015
What can we learn from the ants? And did they invent management-free managing?
... Prof. Alfred Bruckstein from Technion Computer Science Department and
Prof. Deborah Gordon from Stanfrod University ... took on from where The
Book of Proverbs left it. Tracking the ants behavior they found new aspects
that not necessarily deal with diligence and savings.
On Monday, July 6, 2015 CS held a Followships Award Ceremony for Excellent Students
in Computer Science (SAMBA).
The even hosted the donating families and their guests.
Irad Yavneh hosted the
event and congratulated the winning students on their achievements. Mr. Israel
Abramovich, Mrs. Nurit Lavie, and Mr. Amit Krig from Mellanox, spoke in honor
and memory of Yosefa Abramovich, Assaf Lavie and Guy Shevet. Each of the granted
students amused the guests with a …
CS Dean Execellence and Amdocs Best Project Contest Ceremony 2015
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The winners of the 2014/15 CS Dean Excellence Award and Amdocs Best
Project winners were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on Monday, July
The event hosted family members and guests of 160 excellent students. Dean Prof.
Irad Yavneh and Vice Dean
for Undergraduate Studies Prof.
awarded the students and
The American Technion Society (ATS) bestowed the 2014/15 Ernest Freudman
Fellowship upon Dor Katzelnick. Guest lecturer Mr. Yossi Taguri, …
The traditional CS programming
contest was held for the tenth time in
a row on Friday, June 26 2015,
sponsored by Google.
Thirty students (including a record number of 8
girls!) split to 10
teams took part in the contest which
was 5 hours long. The competition was tight and
was won few minutes before the end. The winning teams
solved 4 problems, the second place tean solved 3 problems, 4 teams solved 2
problems and the rest of the teams solved one (see final scores …
CS Students Developed "ROBODRINK" - Robotic Cocktail Barman
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Three students from the Technion Computer Science Department developed the "Robodrink" - a robot
that makes alcoholic cocktails. The robot was developed by Michal Friedman, Yoav
Mizrachi,and Zorik Gekhman in the Course System Programming in Arduino Environment, led by Prof. Yossi Gil
TAs Boris van Susin and Marina Minkin , and Dr. Nir Levy, Director of Academic Affairs at Microsoft.
The Jerusalem Post
How to Hack your Neighbor's Laptop with Pita bread, Radio and Smartphone
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Researchers from Tel-Aviv University and Technion [CS] Have developed a method for cracking codes based on listening to
the electromagnetic field of the computer; and there is Pita bread too.
On Thursday, June 25 2015, the Computer Science Department celebrated the
graduation of 200 students. Dean, Prof. Irad Yavneh, Vice Dean
for Undergraduate Studies, Prof.
Shaul Markovitch spoke in the
presence of many guests and family members. Uzi Cohen gave a speech
on behalf of the graduates and a musical trio of singer Nitsan Zamir, pianist
Itai Meshorer and drummer Ofer Oshman performed along the ceremony.
This year, 21 graduated cum laude and received the Dean Excellency …
CS Ph.D. Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at MFCS
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
paper "Maximum Minimal Vertex Cover Parameterized by Vertex Cover" was selected
by the Program Committee to receive the Best Student Paper Award, sponsored by
the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science. Meirav wil be awarded
at the 40th MFCS - Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, to be held in
Milano, Italy, on August 2015.
Congratualtions to Meirav!
"One Percent of the Citizens Will Visit the Police if the Biometic Database is Operated"
Monday, June 22, 2015
June 21, 2015
... Prof. Eli Biham, former Dean at the Technion Computer
Science Department and one of Israel leading computer scientists, who composed
the report, assumes that the alternatives were not examined, and not
incidentally. "The state wants your data" says Biham plainly. "It
wants to be able to translate finger print to identity. If the cause was only to
prevent identity theft, the system plan would be completely different.
Last Thursday, June 11, 2015, the faculty hosted 500 guests for a one-time event for our MSC and PHD alumni of all time. The list of participants included leaders of the Israeli Hi-Tech industry, faculty members of Israeli universities, researchers and entrepreneurs and everyone in between, and of course our current graduate students, technical and administrative personnel and faculty members.
The program featured masterful researchers and lecturers: Dr. Haim Shapira, Prof. Hossam Haick, …
The Computer Science celebrated the graduation of 28 Magister students in a ceremony which was held on
June 8 2015, at the Taub Auditorium. Dean Prof. Irad Yavneh,
acting Vice Dean for Graduate Studies, Prof. Erez Petrank
and Ido Gonen - on behalf of the students -
spoke in the presence of many guests and family members,
and the guitar and flute duo Rotem and Mori performed musical pieces.
Congratulations to Magister …
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of the
Excellent TA awards for 2014-15 Winter Semester:
Technion Persistent Excellent TA:<
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of
the Excellent TA awards for 2014 Spring Semester:
Persistent Excellent Technion TA:
Mor Weiss - for the 5th time
Mor received the Technion Alfred and Yehuda WeismanTechnion and Muriel and David
Jacknow Award for excellent TA. She …
A New Development of Sentiment Classification of Texts
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015
Technion [CS] student developed - by analyzing contents of social networks - a
software which identifies sentimental expression in text messages.
Reshet Bet (15:45 min.)
Channel 10 Morning Program (1:27 min.)
On Tuesday, May 26 2015 CS held at the first
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 …
Qualcomm representatives will meet CS, and Computer Engineering students and graduates with average grades on 82+ to meet them
on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 10:30-14:30, at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
Three CS Students Receive Google's 2015 Anita Borg Scholarship
Monday, May 25, 2015
The Department of Computer Science is proud to congratulate our
students Areej Costa,
Sarai Duek, and Sofia (Sonya)
of the 2015
Anita Borg scholarships, among
40 scholars from Europe, The Middle East and North Africa.
All finalists will receive 7,000 Euro
and will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for a
Google established the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in 2003 to encourage
undergraduate and …
CS Ph.D. Students Graduation Ceremony, 2015 Technion Ph.D. Graduation Ceremony, was held on Wednesday
evening, May 20, 2015. The ceremony was held at the Technion amphitheatre.
Prof. Peretz Lavi, Technion President excited the audience with his
warmhearted speech, and senior Technion faculty members spoke
in the presence of many guests and family members. This year,
a substantial number of students - 193 Technion graduates
in 2014-2015- received their Ph.D. diplomas, among them …
We are happy to invite you to all times MSc & PhD CS alumni event.
The event will be held on Thursday, June 11th at the lobby of CS Taub Building, starting at 15:00 and will include a fascinating workshop with famous speakers: Prof. Amnon Shashua, Prof. Hossam Haic, Prof. Michael Aviram and Dr. Haim Shapira and from 19:00, a social and networking happening with
guest artist Liior Schuard.
program and pre-registration.
If you are familiar with other MSc & PhD alumni, we would …
Eight successful start-up companies participated in a unique vigorous fair in the computer science faculty on April 29th.
The companies which participated were Outbrain, Wix, Clicktale, Gett, Forter, Kaminario, Ravello systems and Glide. Each company presented itself, its technology and challenges.
The company's representatives gave short lectures while the faculty's lobby was filled with energetic activity of the students, the companies and lots of surprises!
The 2014 CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests Winners
Monday, May 4, 2015
The winners of Spring semester 2014 CS Dean Execellence Award and
2014 Programming Contest
were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on May 3, 2014.
The event hosted guests and family members of 155 Dean Excellent students and young leading programmers
who won the traditional programming contest of the Faculty of Computer Science
held for the 9th time in June 2014,
generously sponsored by Google.
The winning team were Uri
Brosilevsky, Nofar Carmeli, Ohad Eytan, Gilad …
The final stage of the 2014 Amdocs Best Project Contest
was held on Wednesday, April 29 2015 and the competing teams presented and talked about their
The best project were elected by a judging committee from CS and Amdocs and are:
"CutOut: Segmentation and Editing of Images on a Mobile Phone" - Elad Richardson and the
Geometric Image Processing Laboratory (GIP)
"Sentiment Classification of Texts in Social Networks" - Eden Saig and the Learning and …
EMC representatives will meet you on Monday, April 27 between 15:00-17:00 at the CS Taub lobby.
You are all invited to come and check your options for future career.
Please bring along you cv and grades chart.
Workshop on Coding for Emerging Memories and Storage Technologies
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Technion Computer Engineering Center (TCE) is happy to
invite you to attend the conference on Workshop on Coding for Emerging Memories
and Storage Technologies on Sunday, May 03, 2015 at the Technion, Meyer building
(Electrical engineering Department) room 1003.
The conference will be focused on coding in general and in particular for
memories and storage technologies. Furthermore, the workshop will offer a setup
for exchange of fresh ideas with high leading researchers in …
An extremely energetic Hackaton, 'HackPro 2015', was held at the CS faculty during the weekend (May 26th-27th 2015). The programing marathon was initiated by Sarai Duek, a master's student who is the head of the 'WomenTechPRO'- the women community of the CS faculty. Sarai was very successful in creating gender equality in the event, since 50% of the 70 participants were female students.
After 30 intensive hours of programing and creating, all the participating groups presented their work …
Bloomberg R&D Israel representatives invite CS and Software Engineering students and graduates to check out variety of jobs in software development, on Monday, March 23, 2015, 14:00-17:00,
at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
The computer science faculty welcomes a new faculty member – associate professor Benny Kimelfeld. Prof. Kimelfeld completed his Ph.D. with honors in Computer Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2008. After finishing his studies he started a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the Computer Science Principles and Methodologies Department (the Theory Group) at the IBM Almaden Research center. He stayed at the IBM Almaden Research center for four more years as a research staff …
CS Faculty, Staff & Students Volunteer to Help Food Rescue Organization
Sunday, March 1, 2015
On Monday, 23/2/2015, the computer science department participated in a volunteering activity organized by LEKET ISRAEL, the country's largest food rescue organization. The main goal of LEKET ISRAEL is to alleviate the problem of nutritional insecurity amongst the growing numbers of Israel's poor. Faculty members, staff and graduate students rolled up their sleeves and contributed from their time and energy in picking vegetables for the needy. After many hours on the field we returned …
The 2015 open day of the Technion was held on Thursday, February 19th. A great number of visitors attended the CS Taub welcome event and packed the lectures halls and labs presentations. CS dean Prof. Irad Yavneh and Vice Dean Prof. Shaul Markovitch explained in their presentation about computer science in general, and about studying it in the different programs of the department's Undergraduate Studies.
Dr. Tamir Levi, a CS graduate, Javier Turek, A PhD candidate, and Lital Amiel, an …
TODAY! - The 2015 Technion Open House at the Computer Science Department
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The Technion Open Day for prospective students will be held on Thursday,
February 19, 2015 between 09:00-16:00 and will start in Beit Hastudent, where the CS booth will
invite visitors to a welcome event at the lobby of The Taub Building for Computer Science.
CS student board will greet you for paersonal counselling and
lectures will be given by faculty members and students between 10:30-15:30 in Auditorium 1, CS Taub Building, as follows:
Congratulation to Daniel Genkin,
Javobs Prize winner for his project (together with Prof. Adi Shamir from Weizmann Institute of Science, Dr. Eran Trumer and Lev
Pachmanov from Tel-Aviv University) on RSA Code
More on the project.
TCE in Collaboration with Caesarea Rothschild Institute Proudly Present a Lightweight Crypto.
Lightweight cryptography is an emerging field of research trying to address
low-end devices that need security such as RFID tags. As known, security solutions cannot be accommodated in these restricted
environments, and lightweight cryptography has to offer meaningful security at the
same time as reducing the cost of implementation to minimal. The day is
designated to be a meeting point …
IBM Research Lab will hold a recruitment event and will present the latest on cognitive computing,
The researchers will conduct an open discussion, including demos and posters of their projects.
The event will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 12:30-14:30,
at the lobby of CS Taub Building.
.Please bring your cv and grades record.
Mellanox Technionogies invites students and graduates to check out variety of jobs in software, hardware, chips and architecture development, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:30-14:30,
at the lobby of CS Taub Building. Please bring your cv and grades record.
The 5th Annual International TCE Conference on Scalable and Reliable Systems
Monday, February 9, 2015
The 5th Annual International TCE (Technion Computer Engineering Center)
Conference on Scalable and Reliable Systems will be held on Monday-Tuesday,
June 1-2, 2015 at the Technion.
This year the conference will focus on large scale parallel and distrubuted
systems, methods for testing and verifying large code, program analysis and
Registration is open now!
More details about the conference and
information on TCE.
Sesame Enable [and CS Graduate Co-founder] Won Million Dollar in Verizon Innovation Competition
Thursday, February 5, 2015
February 4, 2015
Sesame Enable was established by Technion graduates Oded Ben-Dov
[CS] and Giora Livne. The company developed an application which enables - with
the help of front built-in camera - to operate all smart phones by nodding only
and no touch at all.
The Computer Science Department congratulates the winners of
the Excellent TA awards for 2014 Spring Semester:
Persistent Excellent TA:
Drachsler- for the 2nd time
Mor Weiss - for the 4th time
Faculty Persistent Excellent TA:
Faculty Excellent TA:
Congratulations to all the winners!
Technion with Microsoft Launches New Technological Enterprise
Monday, January 26, 2015
January 26, 2015
The Technion and Microsoft R&D launch a unique project at the Systems and Software Development Laboratory of the Computer Science Faculty. The project will focus in the field of "The internet of things" and will serve the students in developing new technologies during their studies.
The design and infrastructure of the lab resembles working at an actual start-up. The design is clean and colorful and the lab is equipped with innovative programs and …
As a part of a series of events to mark the birthday of Anita Borg, the "Leading in Technology" convention was held on January 20th 2015. The convention, which targeted promoting gender equality and diversity in the fields of technology, was created due to a cooperation of the Computer Science Faculty, the Electrical Engineering Faculty, the WomenTechPRO program and the Google Anita Borg Scholarship Alumni community. In addition, during the convention, EMC awarded six female students (from …
Prof. Michael Elad Named Head of Technion's Excellence Program
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
CS faculty Prof.Michael Elad has been named the head of the Technion's
The Technion Excellence Program is customized
to extract curiosity, creativity and deepening disciplines and designed for outstanding students who are capable of studying "differently"
and are ready to extent and expand their variety of disciplines. The program
encourages the students' curiosity and originality through self-study and
teamwork, and accompanies them in consultancy and …
CS Graduate Appointed Chief Scientist, Ministry of Communications
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Dr. Amir Adler,
CS Ph.D. graduate (co-advised by Prof.
Michael Elad and Prof.
Yacov Hel-Or) was appointed Chief Scientist
of the Ministry of Communications. Amir's research in the CS Department focused
on Machine learning and Video and
In his new position as the Chief Scientist Amir will deal with determining the
strategy of the Ministry of Communication's technology standpoint, and will help
to match it to the pace of technological change in …
App Fair in CS Software Engineering, Winter Semester, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
CS students in the course "Project in Advanced Programming"
invite you to the application fair within the cours Software Engineering on Thursday,
January 15, 2015, between 10:30-12.30, in room 337 (3rd floor)
of CS Taub Building. The fair will exhibit new android applications designed to
facilitate student life, as follows:
Altizakhen - Selling and exchange of equipment and
property of all kind
ChatterBox - Chat rooms by channels and …
You are invited to a special event on leading in technology. The objective is
to promote equality and diversity in technology and inspire choice of technological topics and progressing in them.
The event will be held on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, at 17:30 in CS Auditorium 2, Taub Building.
The program will include:
A lecture by Dr. Kira Radinsky (CS graduate and co-founder of SalesPredict): "The Journey to Predict the Future"
A special panel on: "From Aspirations to Success", …
Prof. Dan Tsafrir Receives the 2014 IBM Faculty Award
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Prof Dan Tsafrir received the
IBM Faculty Award
for his research on Accelerating Virtual I/O.
The award is a competitive worldwide program intended to faculty with outstanding reputation for
contributions in their field or, in the case of junior faculty, show unusual
The award's objective is to foster collaboration between researchers at
leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and
services organizations, and to promote courseware and …
TCE in Collaboration with Bell Labs Israel and CloudBand Proudly
Present a Winter School and Hackathon on Distributed Cloud Networking.
This 4 days event offers a concentrated in depth acquaintance with the
fundamental concepts behind cloud computing, software defined networks (SDN) and
network function virtualization (NFV), as well as hand on experience with
implementing network related functions in a cloud environment. Participants will
gain a clear understanding of the …
CS Graduate wins SPEC Award for Distinguished Dissertation 2014
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Dr. Nadav Amit,
CS Ph.D. graduate (co-advised by Prof.
Assaf Schuster and
Prof. Dan Tsafrir)
received the SPEC Distinguished
Dissertation Award 2014 - an annual award that aims to recognize
outstanding doctoral dissertations within the scope of the SPEC Research
Group in terms of scientific originality, scientific significance, practical
relevance, impact, and presentation.
Nadav's work was selected out of 11
excellent thesis submissions from universities …