DR. Reshef Meir elected to IFAAMAS board of directors. The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote science and technology in the areas of artificial intelligence, autonomous agents and multiagent systems. The IFAAMAS Board of Directors consists of 27 members, each elected to a six-year term. Officers are elected every two years.
DR. Reshef Meir elected to IFAAMAS board of directors
DR. Reshef Meir elected to IFAAMAS board of directors. The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote science and technology in the areas of artificial intelligence, autonomous agents and multiagent systems. The IFAAMAS Board of Directors consists of 27… Read More
Intel buys Moovit established by MBA graduates for 900m$
Moovit (originally TranzMate) is mobile app developed by Technion MBA alumni Yaron Evron, Roy Bick, and Nir Erez, which helps users improve their journeys by public transport. The app provides real-time information about routes and services, including available space.Read More
Prof. Moshe Tennenholtz receives the 2020 IFAAMAS Influential paper award
The 2020 IFAAMAS Influential paper award committee has recommended Moshe Tennenholtz's paper (coauthored A. Procaccia) for the 2020 award:… Read More
"This paper was the first to formally initiate the field of approximate mechanism design without money, as the title accurately suggests. It blends a key contribution from economics (mechanism design without money)
The emotional stress on customer service workers shows its effect - a study led by Prof. Anat Rafaeli
Does service personal's attitude affect customer feelings, or perhaps customer feelings affect service providers' work. How does the flow of Inquiries by chat, WhatsApp, and Messaging affect service providers and can artificial intelligence and bots Help?
About all this and more in a Globes article (Hebrew)
Between complacency and panic, how we react to threats. Interviews with Prof. Ido Erev
People might respond to a rising threat, such as a pandemic, in two contradictory ways, overreaction which sometimes grows into panic. Or, the other way and even worse – complacency, which evolves from the false assumption "It won't happen to me". Such notion can accelerate, in cases such as pandemics, the… Read More
The first to spot - Dr. Uri Shalit and COVID19
For a long time, months before the epidemic brought the world to a halt, one Twitter account "קורנה COVID19 עדכונים " [" @CoronaVirusHebr "] frequently reported on the virus and provided scientific data on its spread. The account gained popularity and about 10k followers. The account operator is none other than Dr. Uri… Read More
Dr. Erez Karpas voted as member of the ICAPS council
ICAPS , the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, is the premiere conference on automated planning and scheduling.
The ICAPS Executive Council ensures the continuity of the ICAPS conference series. It ensures the orderly running of the current ICAPS conference, reviews proposals to organize the next ICAPS conferences, checks on… Read More
PhD Student Zohar Gilad received IsraHCI conference "Best Paper" award
Zohar Gilad a PhD student has received the "Best Paper Award" at the IsraHCI 8th conference on Human-Computer Interaction for her paper: "The Effect of Algorithm's Warmth and Competence Perception on Users' Trust"
About the research:
We explored the effects of warmth (perceived intent) and competence (perceived ability) perceptions on… Read More
Neta-Li Meiri in Globes Magazine's 40 Most promising young people
EWRS – Entrepreneurship Workshop for Research Students
The Entrepreneurship Workshop for Research Students - EWRS ran over the course of the winter semester of 2019-20. A long pre-semester session was held Sep 2019, followed by 10 sessions over the course of the semester.… Read More
The audience was a mix of Technion MSC, PHD students and 2 postdoc fellows. All
Prof. Moshe Tennenholtz selected as a 2019 ACM Fellow
We are proud to announce that Prof. Moshe Tennenholtz has been selected as a 2019 ACM Fellow for his remarkable contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence and algorithmic game theory.
The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Fellowship is a highly honored award and it is bestowed upon researchers who… Read More
Dr. Ofra Amir among the 40 most promising young people by TheMarker Magazine
Prof. Eldad Yechiam appointed co-editor in chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology
Prof. Eldad Yechiam has been appointed co-editor in chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology (JoEP). The journal “aims to present research that will improve understanding of behavioral, in particular psychological, aspects of economic phenomena and processes.” He has also been elected for the governing board of the European Association… Read More
DR. Gila Molcho declared Outstanding Employee of the Technion
It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce that Dr. Gila Molcho was awarded as an Outstanding Employee of the Technion.… Read More
Gila received the award for her tremendous contribution to the development of the data science field at the Faculty and the Technion, and in particular for her
Prof. Avishai Mandelbaum announced 2019 MSOM Fellow
Prof. Avishai Mandelbaum has been selected as one of the three 2019 MSOM (Manufacturing and Service Operations Management) Fellow s!
The announcement has been made a few days ago at the 2019 MSOM conference Business Meeting, making Avishai the first Israeli scholar (and one of just a few scholars outside… Read More
Prof. Carmel Domshlak recipient of the ICAPS Influential Paper award for 2019
Prof. Carmel Domshlak's paper, "From One to Many: Planning for Loosely Coupled Multi-Agent Systems" co-authored with Prof. Ronen Brafman, won the ICAPS Influential Paper award for 2019.
The paper presents the first general and formal formulation for multi-agent (classical) planning (MAP) which corresponds to the task of multiple agents working cooperatively to… Read More
Dr. Ofra Amir guest of the Podcast "Hamabada" (The lab)
"The Lab" podcast of "Kan 11", hosts scientists from different research areas who discuss research questions from their domain of expertise. Ofra discussed research in artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction. The first two episodes provide a review of computer science in general and research in artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction.… Read More
First IE&M MOOC: Model-based Systems Engineering with Object-Process Methodology
A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled Model-based Systems Engineering with Object-Process Methodology (MBSE with OPM) is launching on March 18, 2019, on the prestigious edX platform. The Foundations and Advanced courses are available for both Technion students (as course 094222) and learners worldwide. Learners will acquire the skills… Read More
Prof. Eitan Naveh Winner of the Second IACMR-RRBM Award
Congratulations to Prof. Eitan Naveh, as he won the Second IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research, for his article (co-authored with Katz-Navon, T.) “A longitudinal study of an intervention to improve road safety climate: Climate as an organizational boundary spanner”. (2015) This study presents and tests an intervention by the Israeli… Read More
Prof. Roi Reichart received Honorable Mention from the 2019 Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education
Our warmest greetings to Prof. Roi Reichart for receiving a Honorable Mention by the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education for 2019. Prof. Reichart was awarded the Honorable Mention as a recognition of his outstanding contribution in promoting the quality and excellence of academic education, improving the students' learning… Read More
Three doctoral students and a master student winning excellence scholarships
Congratulations to our doctoral students: Roee Shraga for winning the Daniel Scholarship, Omer Ben Porat for winning the Jacobs Scholarship and Daniel Altman for winning a Gutwirth scholarship. Our greetings go as well to Maram Jacob, who won the CHE scholarship for outstanding graduate students from the Arab society.
Best… Read More
Omer Ben-Porat received the prestigious J.P. Morgan PhD Fellowship 2019
Congrats! Omer Ben-Porat received the prestigious J.P. Morgan PhD Fellowship 2019, given to PhD candidates around the world. The fellowship, awarded to 14 students this year, is given to students with an exceptional research in AI, machine learning, data privacy, cryptography, and ethics in computing.
Omer, a PhD student in… Read More
Chillag award to DR. Sharon Tal Itzkovitch
Dr. Sharon Tal-Itzkovitch was awarded the David Chillag Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The prize was given to Sharon for her exceptional achievements in training tomorrow's industrial leaders.Read More
Noemi Balouka a PhD candidate wins PMS best article prize
PMS conference, the main project management and scheduling community event, takes place every two years---this year in Rome.
Noemi Balouka a PhD candidate from the faculty won the best paper competition – First Prize Winner.
Her presentation (and the others as well), A Robust Optimization Model for the Multi-mode Resource-Constrained Project… Read More
Assistant Professor Shoham Sabach won the Cooper prize
Assistant Professor Shoham Sabach won the 2018 prestigious Cooper prize for research excellence.
Nadav Hallak, PhD candidate, won the Jacobs award.
Nadav Hallak, PhD candidate, won the prestigious Jacobs award for excellent published academic paper.
Nadav's paper studies algorithms and optimality conditions in problems in which the objective function is the sum of a continuous function and a penalty function on the number of non-zero elements (sparsity), over a constrained set. The… Read More
Assistant Professor Yakov Babichenko awarded the distinguished Krill Prize
Rotem Dror recipient of the Google PhD Fellowships for 2018
What is Social Choice Theory - New book of Dr. Reshef Meir
Social choice theory deals with aggregating the preferences of multiple individuals regarding several available alternatives, a situation colloquially known as voting . In his new book, Reshef Meir overviews recent and classic research on two fundamental questions: First, under… Read More
Prof. Avigdor Gal wins a Test of Time Award
Prof. Avigdor Gal wins a Test of Time Award at the Distributed and Event Based Systems (DEBS) 2018 conference for the paper “Complex Event Processing over Uncertain Data”, co-authored with Segev Wasserkrug, Opher Etzion, and Yulia Turchin (all students and researchers associated with our faculty).
The DEBS announcement:
June 2018:… Read More
Associate Professor Yakov Babichenko awarded the Ehud Kalai Prize
Congratulations to Associate Professor Yakov Babichenko who has received , along side with Aviad Rubinstein, the Prize in Game Theory and Computer Science in Honour of Ehud Kalai , for their paper , “Communication complexity of approximate Nash equilibria” (STOC 2017)
The Prize is awarded to a person (or persons) who have published… Read More