Congratulations to Dr. Sigal Oren, Dr. Meirav Zehavi and Dr. Eran Treister who won US-Israel BSF grants! Among all BGU departments, this is the highest number (in tie with Mechanical Engineering) of such grants this year.
Dr Sigal Oren and her partner, Prof. Jon Kleniberg (Cornell University), won the BSF Award for their proposed research on "An Algorithmic Approach to Cognitive Biases in Planning".
Dr. Meirav Zehav and her partner, Prof. Daniel Lokshtanov (University of California Santa Barbara), won the BSF Startup Award for their proposed research on "Efficient Graph Minors Theory".
Dr. Eran Treister and his partner, Prof. Lars Ruthotto (Emory University), won the BSF Startup Award for their proposed research on "New Architectures and Algorithms For Continuous Convolutional Neural Networks".