Robots as Tools and Partners in Rehab
Robots and patients can only interact well when they have shared goals, which they pursue through their joint therapy. In order for robots to be effective in rehab, patients must see them as trustworthy and predictable.
PepsiCo Acquires SodaStream and Builds in the Negev
The Israeli-based company is led by a BGU alum who is thrilled with the merger.
The Woman Who Made Beer-Sheva Bloom
As BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi ends her tenure, she reflects on her challenges and accomplishments.
Israel to Allocate Resources for CyberSpark
The government's investment in BGU's partnership will advance Israel’s cyber security expertise and research.
First Israeli Gets Regenerating Knee-Cartilage Implant
The BGU-developed material regenerates cartilage and bone over time and is currently in clinical trials. The next step is to develop implants that are suitable for all patients and do not require biopsies.
Artificial Intelligence as a Team Player
Prof. Gal says AI can help students focus by giving teachers cues for when a student is disengaged.
BGU Announces Prof. Daniel Chamovitz as President-elect
He begins his term January 1, 2019, replacing Prof. Rivka Carmi as president.
Israel Lags on Internet Speeds
Israel is behind on 5G implementation and streaming capabilities, says Oleg Brodt, of Cyber@BGU.
Robot, You Can Drive My Car
BGU’s autonomous robotic driver fits in a brief case and can be installed in five minutes. Its built-in adaptive learning ability and multiple cameras allow it to understand its environment and see objects, people and cars.
Smart Sprinklers Aren’t Safe From Cyber Attacks
BGU found ways to hack smart irrigation systems that could theoretically drain a city’s water reserves.