Computer Science

Michael Ben-Or

Michael Ben-Or

מיכאל בן-אור
Computer Science

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Research Interests

Theoretical Computer Science; Fault-Tolerant and Distributed Computation

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LIGETT

Katrina Ligett

קתרינה ליגת
Computer Science

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Research Interests:

data privacy, learning theory, algorithmic fairness, statistical validity, game theory.

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Data Privacy
  • Networks, Crowds, and Markets

Prizes and Awards:

NSF CAREER Award, Microsoft Faculty Fellowship

Grants:

  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF)

  • US National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • DARPA, Simons Foundation

 

Prof. Ligett is the head of the HUJI program on Internet & Society.

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Nathan Nati Linial

Nathan Nati Linial

נתי ליניאל
Computer Science
Mathematics

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Research Interests

Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Geometric and Topological Aspects, Computational Complexity, Discrete Optimization, Bioinformatics. 

Courses Taught

Math tools for computer science, Pearls of Discrete Mathematics, The probabilistic method, Geometry and Graphs. 

Grants:

  • ERC
  • ISF
  • BSF
  • BSF-NSF

Published in

  • Annals of Math
  • FOCS
  • STOC
  • Combinatorica
  • Israel J Math

Prizes and Awards

  • Rothschild (2016)

  •  FOCS test of time (2019)

  • Dijkstra (2013)
  • Conant (2008)
  • Fellow of the AMS Inaugural Class

 

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Noam Nisan

Noam Nisan

נעם ניסן
Computer Science

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Research Interests:

 Algorithmic Game Theory, Economics and Computation, Randomness and Complexity.

Courses Taught

  • Mathematical Logic for Programmers
  • Topics on the border of Economics and Computation
  • From Nand to Tetris. 

Grants

  • ERC
  • ISF
  • BSF
  • Google

Published in:

  • JACM
  • Econometrica
  • GEB
  • Combinatorica
  • JAIR
  •  JET
  •  Siam J. Computation
  •  MOR

Prizes and Awards:

  • Godel
  • Knuth
  • Rotschild 
  • EATCS
  • Bruno
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Michael Schapira

Michael Schapira

מיכאל שפירא
Computer Science

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Research interests:

Internet Protocols and Architectures.

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Game Theory for High School

Prizes and Awards:

  • Allon Fellowship
  • Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship
  • The Wolf Foundation's Krill Prize
  • Applied Networking Research Prize
  • IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize

Grants:

  • ERC Starting Grant

Published in:

  • SIGCOMM
  • NSDI
  • STOC
  • ICML

 

 

 

 

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Aviv Zohar

Aviv Zohar

אביב זהר
Computer Science

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Research Interests:

Incentives in computational protocols, Cryptocurrencies, Multi Agent Systems

Courses Taught:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Social Computing
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