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Spring 2016 CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests Winners
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Spring 2016 CS Dean Execellence And Programming Contests WinnersThe winners of Spring semester 2016 CS Dean Execellence Award and 2016 Programming Contest were awarded in a ceremony held in the faculty on April 2, 2017. The event hosted guests and family members of 159 Dean Excellent students and young leading programmers who won the traditional programming contest of the Faculty of Computer Science held for the 11th time in June 2016, generously sponsored by Google.

The contest was organized by Nofar Carmeli and Eden Saig, and Prof. Gill Barequet - Competitive Programming initiator and conductor since 2006. In the winning teams were Eli Gavril, Aviv Laizner, Rami Goldberg, and Omer Daniel, Aviram Magen, Itai Zukier - who honorably represented the faculty and the Technion in the prestigious programming contest ACM/ICPC, held in Porto, Portugal in November 2016.

The ceremony was conducted by Prof. Shaul Markovitch, CS Vice Dean for undergraduate studies, and among the speakers were Prof. Irad Yavneh, CS Dean and Google representative and CS graduate, Mr. Yaniv Carmeli who also granted the programming contest winners. Guest lecture was Prof. Ella Miron-Spector from the Faculty of Industrial and Management Engineering at the Technion. She gave a fascinating lecture about creative engineering and leading changes in the 21st centurey . A musical performance was given by the ensemble Naomi Mageni on Lira, Lilly-Ann Bezalel on Nai and Nitzan Treistman on drums.

Congratulations to all our excellent students and young programmers.[Back to the news index]