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  • זיהוי שגיאות ואימות פורמלי של למידה מבוססת חיזוקים

    Error Recognition and Formal Verification of Reinforcement-Based Learning

    Students Or Reginiano and Eliya Bronshtein’s final project on improving the capabilities of reinforcement-based algorithms using tools of formal validation has been accepted by PyCon

  • First place: Helping pedestrians

    First place: Helping pedestrians

    Ran, Alon, Alex, and Shiraz created a solution that would prevent pedestrians from being injured at crosswalks. The group has already received funding for a prototype that would be implemented at the university, and later throughout the city of Ramat Gan

  • Second Place: Helping public transportation commuters

    Second Place: Helping public transportation commuters

    Itai, Noam, Elai, Tamir, and Elin came up with a communication system for public transportation which will reduce instances of busses skipping stops, and can pave the way to autonomous public transportation

  • The Secret to a Great Hackathon

    The Secret to a Great Hackathon

    Over 200 students participated in the Faculty of Engineering’s main hackathon, held earlier this month and organized in its entirety by students. Noam Shamla, one of the event’s organizers, shares the A-to-Z of a great hackathon

  • 2022 Hackathon: Smart Cities

    2022 Hackathon: Smart Cities

    Want to improve the quality of life in your city? Have a revolutionary idea that could upgrade day-to-day processes in your city or at your university? The Faculty of Engineering is delighted to invite students to sign up for the hackathon, collaborate, experiment, and develop new solutions that tackle the challenges of modern smart cities. The event, sponsored by Intel, will take place on June 2nd.

    Apply now 

  • Mission: Promote Science

    Mission: Promote Science

    Meet Dr. Ofir Lindenbaum, who specializes in Machine Learning and develops algorithms that can improve scientific research in almost any field—from discovering new drugs for cancer, to predicting floods

  • The Minister’s Visit

    The Minister’s Visit

    Republic of Kosovo’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister, Ms. Donika Gërvalla, VISITED THE Faculty of Engineering this month. Minister Gërvalla met with Dean Zalevsky to discuss a possible collaborative program with students from Kosovo. The Kosovo students will attend the Faculty of Engineering’s lessons via Zoom, in order to improve their training in digital engineering. 

  • SELA at the Faculty of Engineering

    SELA at the Faculty of Engineering

    Some 50 new immigrants from Russia and Ukraine, participants of the Jewish Agency’s SELA program, visited Bar Ilan University and learned about their options for a bachelor’s degree. The tour, organized by the International School at Bar Ilan, the prospective students were advised about programs offered in English and the tracks offered at the Faculty of Engineering.

  • “A medical revolution”

    “A medical revolution”

    Groundbreaking technology developed in Prof. Rachela Popovtzer’s lab, used for creating a new generation of engineered, nano-particle-based drugs, allows biological drugs to bypass the blood-brain barrier. This may revolutionize the treatment of neural disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and different types of cancer

  • My Computer and I Went to the Movies

    My Computer and I Went to the Movies

    Last month Prof. Zvi Lotker was named winner of the Rector’s Prize for Scientific Innovation for his newest book where he explores the narrative analysis of stories, plays, and movies via dialogues with his computer. Read what he has to say about the book, see how working with a computer can shed light even on old classic creations, and learn why he believes machines will never truly replace humans.

  • Prof. Rachela Popovtzer receives ERC grant to develop a cure for rare genetic brain diseases

    Delivering CRISPR Biomolecules to the Brain

    Prof. Rachela Popovtzer receives ERC grant to develop a cure for rare genetic brain diseases

  • A peek into the alumni conference A peek into the alumni conference

    A peek into the alumni conference A peek into the alumni conference

    Held earlier this month to mark the Faculty of Engineering’s 20th anniversary, the alumni conference was an immense success.

  • Brain Power

    Brain Power

    Dr. Yaara Erez decodes brain signals from various imaging techniques and attempts to understand how they relate to functioning and thinking processes. Her breakthrough research made it all the way to the BBC.

  • Birthright Israel Excel Wants You

    Birthright Israel Excel Wants You

    Bachelors students aged 22–26? Birthright Israel Excel, Birthright Israel’s business leadership branch, wants you. On the agenda: accompanying students from leading universities around the world this summer.

  • MASA – A Journey through the Faculty of Engineering

    MASA – A Journey through the Faculty of Engineering

    Late last month, the Faculty of Engineering brought together 37 young French men and women who are currently part of the MASA Progress program and are considering relocating to Israel and studying here.