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  • Two papers by Prof. Amir Leshem’s research group accepted to prestigious conferences

    Two papers by Prof. Amir Leshem’s research group accepted to prestigious conferences

    Both papers tackle the issue of communication networks, but from different angles: One offers a scheme that identifies malicious web agents, and the other explores how peer pressure affects opinion-forming in online discussion groups.

  • “I set out on an adventure. I didn’t think it would end this way”

    “I set out on an adventure. I didn’t think it would end this way”

    News of the October 7th attack caught Shaked Luria, second-year electrical engineering student and reserve munitions officer, on a mountaintop in Slovenia. That was the start of an insane race back to Israel, crossing three countries, two capitals and nearly 1,000 kilometers.

  • A Faculty of Engineering Paper Presented at the Prestigious CVPR Conference

    A Faculty of Engineering Paper Presented at the Prestigious CVPR Conference

    The paper by Shay Dekel, a PhD student of Prof. Yosi Keller, deals with computer vision and explores the estimating of rotations between two input images overlooking the same object.

  • Who Are You, Alexander Kofkin?

    Who Are You, Alexander Kofkin?

    Born in the former Soviet Union, lives in Estonia, does business across all of Europe, and everyone at the Faculty of Engineering knows his name.

  • Open Day Guests: Intel Representatives

    Open Day Guests: Intel Representatives

    The material engineering booth at last month’s Open Day had some special guests: chief technological representatives from Intel joined the staff at the material engineering booth in last month’s Open Day. Merav Chetrit, Recruitment Strategy Manager, and Dr. Semeon Altshuler, Senior Staff Engineer, explained about the importance of this field and why it is in such high demand. They revealed the many employment opportunities available to program graduates at Intel’s local and international facilities.

    Right to left: Prof. Doron Naveh, Head of the Materials Engineering program; Dr. Semeon Altshuler of Intel; Merav Chetrit of Intel; Dr. Tamar Goldzak-Mizrahi of the Materials Engineering program; and President of Bar-Ilan University, Prof. Arie Zaban.

  • Engineering, Women, and Career: International Women’s Day at the Faculty of Engineering

    Engineering, Women, and Career: International Women’s Day at the Faculty of Engineering

    In honor of International Women’s Day, the Faculty of Engineering hosted a panel with female alumni in key positions in the industry. They spoke about breaking the glass ceiling, balancing children and a career, and the advice they would have given their younger selves.

  • PhD student Amit Teeni awarded the BSF scholarship

    PhD student Amit Teeni awarded the BSF scholarship

    Teeni, working under the supervision of Prof. Eli Cohen, will use his scholarship to spend two months in the U.S. where he will be exploring the relationship between the algebraic structure of computational problems and the ability to achieve quantum advantage in solving them

  • New Head of the Computer Engineering Program: Prof. Ran Gelles

    New Head of the Computer Engineering Program: Prof. Ran Gelles

    Prof. Gelles specializes in distributed computing and coping with errors, failures and interferences in computations performed over networks with multiple computers. He recently developed a method for overcoming defects that disrupt an entire network

  • An Evening at the Faculty of Engineering

    An Evening at the Faculty of Engineering

    The event, designed to get together and allow new students to meet and mingle, was orchestrated by the Faculty’s Student Council and held on the last week of the semester. It was a night to remember!

  • The Research that Improved COVID-19 Testing, Presented at the SPIE Conference

    The Research that Improved COVID-19 Testing, Presented at the SPIE Conference

    Ph.D. student Shmuel Burg and Dr. Michael Margulis of Prof. Amos Danielli’s Optical Imaging and Biosensing Lab presented their virus detection patents at the SPIE conference. The patents were successfully tested during COVID-19 outbreaks.

  • Double Rector’s Scientific Innovation Award

    Double Rector’s Scientific Innovation Award

    Twelve researchers were awarded the Rector’s award for scientific innovation, and two of them hail from the Faculty of Engineering: Prof. Carmit Hazay, for her research in the field of zero-knowledge proofs, and Dr. Tomer Lewi, for his work with chalcogenide optical materials.

  • Meet Prof. Gonen Singer

    Meet Prof. Gonen Singer

    Prof. Gonen Singer specializes in developing mathematical models in Machine Learning for solving data-based business problems in a dynamic environment subject to various constraints. He believes that the synergy between academia and industry forms the foundation of innovation and progress, a principle that shapes and drives his research.

  • Alon Tzroya won Young Investigator Award

    Alon Tzroya won Young Investigator Award

    The award was presented to Tzroya at the SPIE conference for his research on an innovative optical method for detecting and classifying contaminants in water

  • Prof. Orit Shefi’s Article Published in Advanced Materials Technologies

    Prof. Orit Shefi’s Article Published in Advanced Materials Technologies

    The article discusses the biolistic delivery of drug-carrying particles for targeted treatment of cancerous tumors. Its clinical application could help develop new methods for improving clinical photodynamic treatment.

  • Faculty researchers among editors for new SPIE journal

    Faculty researchers among editors for new SPIE journal

    Prof. Dror Fixler has been appointed Associate Editor of the new biophotonics journal. PhD student Ari Ashkenazy and Faculty of Engineering alumnus Dr. Shira Roth have been appointed Early Career Editors