​​​Best Video Award:

Congratulations to Prof. David Zarrouk for being selected as the grand prize winner for the 2023 IEEE Access Best Video Award Part 1 for the video he submitted with his article entitled, “Overcoming Obstacles with a Reconfigurable Robot using Deep Reinforcement Learning based on a Mechanical Work-Energy Reward Function.

​​link to video

Grant Awards:

Ministry of Innovation, Scien​ce & Technology (MOST)-Applied Research - Exact Sciences  

Prof. Guy Shani- Department of Information Systems Engineering, Prof. Vered Tzin- French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands and Dr. Shai Arogeti- Department of Mechanical Engineering: "An Autonomous System for Monitoring and Treating Aphids in Greenhouses"

 Prof. Sigal Berman and Prof. Yisrael Parmet- Department of Industrial Engineering & Management: "Assessing upper limb motor impairment with stochastic spatiotemporal modeling"

Ministry of Innovation, Science & Technology (MOST)- Smart Mobility

Dr. Igal Bilik- Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Prof. Michael Segal- Department of Communication Systems Engineering: "Local-Global Positioning Systems for Automotive Applications" 

Prof. Shai Arogeti- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Avinoam Borowsky-Department of Industrial Engineering & Management: "Driver transition from autonomous to manual mode in a vehicle platoon" 

Prof. Ilana Nisky - MOST Israel-Italy: "Artificial somatosensation for humans and humanoids"

Prof. Boaz Rafaeli - F.I.R.S.T. Bikura Individual grant:" Spatial audio signal processing by W-disjoint orthogonality of sound fields and direct-path dominance"


ISF Individual Grants:

Prof. Raziel Riemer - "Investigation and modeling of Multiple-task jobs during manual material handling"

Prof. Guy Shani - "Taking Contingent Planning to the Next Level - Heuristics, Deadends, and more..."

Prof. Amir Shapiro – ISF Research grant: "Minimalistic Robot Grasping - Part II: Design, Algorithms, and Control of 3D Grasping Systems"

Dr. ​David Zarrouk -" Wave like robotic locomotion over compliant surfaces"