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Appointments

2018-Today Postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley

Education

2013-2018 PhD student in the Institute of Theoretical Physics, ETH-Zurich
2011-2012 MSc in Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
(Avg. grade of 94)
2007-2010 BSc in Physics and Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
(Avg. grade of 95 in CS and 90 in Physics, Magna Cum Laude)
2000-2004 Hagimnasia Ha’ivrit High School
(Advanced placement in Mathematics, Physics, Electronics and English)

Awards and Recognitions

2016,2017 Best Student Paper Award, QCrypt16, QCrypt17
2013-2015 Best Poster Award, QCrypt13, QIP14, and QIP15
2009,2011 Special Award of Excellence, Department of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University
2010 Deans List, Tel-Aviv University
2009,2010 The Memorial Day Award of Excellence, Department of Physics, Tel-Aviv University

Research

See list of papers and selected talks.
2013-2018 PhD thesis: Reductions to IID in device-independent quantum information processing
Under the supervision of Prof. Renato Renner
2011-2012 Master thesis: Privacy amplification against non-signalling adversaries
Under the supervision of Prof. Amnon Ta-Shma
2009 Summer project for excellent students
Development of numerical simulations describing the chemical evolution of galaxies
Under the supervision of Prof. Ariel Sternberg

Teaching

2014-2018 Supervision and assistant to Master students working on research projects, ETH-Zurich
2013-2017 Teaching assistant, Department of Physics, ETH-Zurich
2011-2012 Teaching assistant, Department of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv University

Committees

2019 Program committee member QCrypt19
2017 Program committee member QCrypt17, QIP18

Professional Experience

2007-2009 Programmer at Compedia Ltd.
Game development, Internal Management System, Research of new technologies
2004-2006 Sargent, School of Software Professions, Israel Defence Force
Senior instructor in advanced programming classes
Personal tutor to new instructors
Development of classes’ materials