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.
David and Janet Polak Family Malware Lab
The Lab, part of Cyber@BGU, works on developing AI-based solutions for real time cyber security threats. It has 15 outstanding research students, six research projects and a vision that is realized on a daily basis.
Cannabis May Help Cancer Patients and the Elderly
BGU says cannabis is safe and effective and could help reduce the need for prescription medication.
BGU Announces New Rector and Deans
Prof. Haim Hames is elected rector. New deans are elected for the Glazer Faculty and the Blaustein Institutes.
NYC Honors GalaPro With American Disabilities Award
GalaPro, founded with the help of BGU Prof. Elena Litsyn, transcribes performances for the hearing impaired.
How BGU Is Creating Robotic Life in the Desert
BGU's ABC Robotics Initiative pushes the boundaries of the field, making BGU Israel's leader in robotics. Read about some of the inventions that will change our daily lives.