People

Membership of TASP is comprised of  over 80 faculty members from the following faculties: Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering ,Computer Science, Education in Science & Technology ,Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Mechanical Engineering and  Medicine.

Leadership

  • Weihs, Daniel, Distinguished Professor, Head of TASP|+972 77 887 3806|Email of Weihs, Daniel
  • Kimmel, Ron, Professor, Head of TASP's Graduate Committee|+972 77 887 4616|Email of Kimmel, Ron

Administration

Academic Staff

Ben-Haim, Yakov, Professor
Bitterman, Noemi, Associate Professor
Bucher, Izhak, Professor
Degani, Amir, Associate Professor
Domshlak, Carmel, Professor
Dori, Dov, Professor
Drimer, Nitai, Associate Professor
Elad, Michael, Professor
Fishbain, Barak, Associate Professor
Friedman, Roy, Professor
Gat, Amir, Associate Professor
Gottlieb, Oded, Professor
Grunwald, Arthur, Associate Professor, Retired
Gurfil, Pini, Professor
Gutman, Per-Olof, Professor Emeritus
Haddad, Jack, Associate Professor
Halevi, Yoram, Professor
Hazan, Tamir, Senior Lecturer
Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi, Senior Lecturer
Indelman, Vadim, Assistant Professor
Iosilevskii, Gil, Associate Professor
Karpas, Erez, Senior Lecturer
Katz, Reuven, Associate Professor, Retired
Keidar, Idit, Professor
Kimmel, Ron, Professor, TASP Graduate Committee
Kutten, Shay, Professor
Landesberg, Amir, Associate Professor
Laufer, Shlomi, Senior Lecturer
Leshansky, Alexander, Associate Professor
Leviatan, Yehuda, Professor
Levin, Asaf, Associate Professor
Levy, Kfir, Senior Lecturer
Linker, Raphael, Associate Professor
Lotan, Noah, Professor Emeritus
Meir, Ron, Professor
Moses, Yoram, Professor
Or, Yizhar, Associate Professor
Orda, Ariel, Professor
Oshman, Yaakov, Professor
Parush, Avi, Associate Professor
Penn, Michal, Associate Professor
Rand, Omri, Professor Emeritus
Raz, Danny, Professor
Rimon, Elon, Associate Professor
Rittel, Daniel, Professor
Rivlin, Ehud, Professor
Salzman, Oren, Senior Lecturer
Schechner, Yoav, Professor
Schiller, Jackie, Professor
Shachnai, Hadas, Professor
Shima, Tal, Professor
Shimkin, Nahum, Professor
Shmueli, Oded, Professor
Shmulevich, Itzhak, Professor Emeritus
Smorodinsky, Rann, Associate Professor
Stalnov, Oksana, Assistant Professor
Strichman, Ofer, Professor
Sznitman, Josue, Associate Professor
Talmon, Ronen, Associate Professor
Tamar, Aviv, Senior Lecturer
Verner, Igor, Professor
Weihs, Daniel, Distinguished Professor, Head of TASP
Wolf, Alon, Professor
Yaniv, Yael, Associate Professor
Yudilevitch, Gil, Associate Professor
Zacksenhouse, Miriam, Associate Professor
Zelazo, Daniel, Associate Professor

Graduate Students

Alpert, Shmuel, M.Sc Email of Alpert, ShmuelSupervisors: Salzman, Oren; Klein, Itzik
"UAV Inspection Planning in GNSS-Outages Regions "
Amitai, Yotam, M.Sc Email of Amitai, YotamSupervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Automatic Generation of Choice-Applicable Plans for Human Robot Interactions"
Assor, Kfir, M.Sc Email of Assor, KfirSupervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Congestion Control for Large-Scale Low-Altitude City Air Transport Networks"
Barenboim, Moran, M.Sc Email of Barenboim, MoranSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Steerable Burrowing Robot: Design, Modeling and Experiments"
Behar, Yotam, ME Email of Behar, YotamSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Bezalel, Hana-Hen, M.Sc Email of Bezalel, Hana-HenSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Clarke, Anna, Ph.D Email of Clarke, AnnaSupervisor: Gutman, Per-Olof
"An Automatic Control System for Training Complex Kinesthetic Skills"
Dadush, Yoval, M.Sc Email of Dadush, YovalSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Elimelech, Khen, Ph.D Email of Elimelech, KhenSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Efficient Decision Making under Uncertainty Using Belief Sparsification"
Elmakis, Oren, M.Sc Email of Elmakis, OrenSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Heterogenous Robotic Team for Mapping and Localization of Hazardous Air Pollution Events"
Farhi, Elad, Ph.D Email of Farhi, EladSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Joint Incremental Inference and Belief Space Planning for Online Operations of Autonomous Systems"
Fichmann Levital, Maya, ME Email of Fichmann Levital, MayaSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Fonaryov, Mark, M.Sc Email of Fonaryov, MarkSupervisor: Lindenbaum, Michael
"In Search of the Minimal Recognizable Patch "
Gaathon, Adar, Ph.D Email of Gaathon, AdarSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Development of an Optimal Robotic Leg by Using Minimalistic Control Methods to Increase the Robustness of a Running Robot"
Gershov, Sapir, M.Sc Email of Gershov, SapirSupervisor: Laufer, Shlomi
"Autonomous Medical Simulators"
Glanz, Ido, ME Email of Glanz, IdoSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Halamish, Omer, ME Email of Halamish, OmerSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Hoffman, Or, M.Sc Email of Hoffman, OrSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Adaptive Impedance Control for Flexible Seals Assembly"
Hurwitz, Dror, M.Sc Email of Hurwitz, DrorSupervisors: Klein, Itzik ; Filin, Sagi
"Autonomous Mapping Using Quadcopter Formation"
Kopitkov, Dmitry, Ph.D Email of Kopitkov, DmitrySupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Deep Probabilistic Inference and Information Recovery"
Kozlovsky, Shir, M.Sc Email of Kozlovsky, ShirSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Learning Impedance Control to Assemble Linear Deformable Objects "
Levy, Rotem, M.Sc Email of Levy, RotemSupervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Autonomous Vehicles Motion Planning and Control without Lanes"
Madar, Nitzan, M.Sc Email of Madar, NitzanSupervisor: Salzman, Oren
Man, Sean, M.Sc Email of Man, SeanSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Mizrachi, Ofer, ME Email of Mizrachi, OferSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Nir, Omer, Ph.D Email of Nir, OmerSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Reactive Planning for Dynamic Legged Maneuvers Using Motion Primitive Library"
Nir, Ronen, Ph.D Email of Nir, RonenSupervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Coordinating Multiple Autonomous Agents with Social Laws "
Novikov, Daniel, M.Sc Email of Novikov, DanielSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Autonomous Assembly of LDOs Using Data-Driven Methods "
Nusbaum, Uriel, Ph.D Email of Nusbaum, UrielSupervisor: Gurfil, Pini
"Vision-Based Satellite Thrust Estimation for Autonomous Orbit Determination and Control "
Paul, Noah, M.Sc Email of Paul, NoahSupervisor: Degani, Amir
Pevzner, Alexei, M.Sc Email of Pevzner, AlexeiSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Motion Planning with Center of Gravity Restriction for a Dual-Arm Mobile Manipulator"
Pinsky, Doron, M.Sc Email of Pinsky, DoronSupervisor: Salzman, Oren
"Efficient Near-Optimal Motion Planning for Minimal-Time Curvature-Constrained Systems"
Pukshansky, Michael, M.Sc Email of Pukshansky, MichaelSupervisors: Or, Yizhar; Gat, Amir
"Experimental Study of Actuation and Locomotion in Minimally Controlled Fluid-Driven Soft Robotics"
Puzev, Alexander, M.Sc Email of Puzev, AlexanderSupervisor: Gurfil, Pini
"Modelling and Control of a Variable-mass CubeSat Reaction Wheel"
Rabinovich, Roman, M.Sc Email of Rabinovich, RomanSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
"Coded Beacons for Localization, Object Tracking and SLAM Augmentation"
Rivlin, Or, M.Sc Email of Rivlin, OrSupervisors: Karpas, Erez; Hazan, Tamir
"End to End Learning of Planning Algorithms"
Rotem, Guy, M.Sc Email of Rotem, GuySupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Rotman, Gilad, M.Sc Email of Rotman, GiladSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Incremental Non-Gaussian Belief Space Planning in High-Dimensional State Spaces"
Salem, Lior, Ph.D Email of Salem, LiorSupervisors: Or, Yizhar; Gat, Amir
"Development of Legged Soft Robot Actuated by Flow in an Embedded Channel Network "
Shalumov, Vitaly, Ph.D Email of Shalumov, VitalySupervisor: Shima, Tal
"Cooperative Guidance for Active Aircraft Protection "
Shelly, Ohad, M.Sc Email of Shelly, OhadSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Computationally Efficient Multimodal Perception and Belief Space Planning "
Shender, Alexander, ME Email of Shender, AlexanderSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Shienman, Moshe, M.Sc Email of Shienman, MosheSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Focused Topological Belief Space Planning "
Shoshana, Soof, M.Sc Email of Shoshana, SoofSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Taitler, Ayal, Ph.D Email of Taitler, AyalSupervisors: Karpas, Erez; Gutman, Per-Olof
"A Method for Combined Planning and Control for Hybrid Domains "
Vaysberg, Guy, ME Email of Vaysberg, GuySupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Weinberg, Orr, ME Email of Weinberg, OrrSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Weissman, Yochai, M.Sc Email of Weissman, YochaiSupervisor: Laufer, Shlomi
Weksler, Matan, ME Email of Weksler, MatanSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Yatziv, Yotam, M.Sc Email of Yatziv, YotamSupervisor: Haddad, Jack
Zak, Idan, M.Sc Email of Zak, IdanSupervisors: Katz, Reuven; Klein, Itzik
"Improving Autonomous Platforms INS Alignment Process using Machine Learning Methods"
Zameret, Tal, ME Email of Zameret, TalSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron

Alumni

2020

Gur, Doron, M.Sc |Supervisor: Gutman, Per-Olof
"MIMO Modeling, QFT Control Design and Optimal Obstacle Avoidance Path Planner for an AUV"
Josef, Shirel, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation in Unknown Rough Terrain"
Kaufman, Omri, M.Sc |Supervisor: Gurfil, Pini
" Space Navigation with an Omni-Directional Vision Sensor "
Rotem, Yair, ME |Supervisor: Stalnov, Oksana
"Electric Motor Controller Designing Modelling and Simulating"
Rubin, Daniel Yitzhak, Ph.D |Supervisor: Gutman, Per-Olof
"Vehicle Active Suspension Applications for Lateral Disturbances Attenuation and Safety"
Salmon, Or, ME |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Full SLAM using GTSAM and ORB-SLAM2 engine"
Shalev, Omer, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Robot Navigating in Orchards using Top-View Imagery "
Shinder, Gil, ME |Supervisor: Katz, Reuven
"Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Mission Planning and Management Algorithms"

2019

Barel, Ariel, Ph.D |Supervisor: Bruckstein, Alfred M.
"Gathering and Steering Swarms"
Cooper, Anton, M.Sc |Supervisor: Rand, Omri
"The Aeromechanics of an Autonomous Multi-Multirotor UAVs System for Payload Transportation"
Horesh, Haim, ME |Supervisor: Katz, Reuven
Mi, La, Ph.D |Supervisor: Gottlieb, Oded
"Nonlinear Dynamics and Stabilization of a Multi-Tethered Spherical Aerostat in Severe Environmental Conditions"
Tibi, Gal, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Design of Thin, Multi-Layered, Electrically Driven, Thermal Expansion Based Actuators for Soft Robotic Applications "
Tsukerman, Alexander, M.Sc |Supervisor: Shima, Tal
"Trajectory Planning and Guidance for Civil Autonomous Aerial Refueling "

2018

Ben Shaul, Ron, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Examination and Comparison of Mapping and Navigation Algorithms for Autonomous Vehicle in Orchards"
Chojnacki, Michael, M.Sc |Supervisors: Indelman, Vadim; Rivlin, Ehud
"Vision-Based Target Trajectory and Ego-Motion Estimation Using Incremental Light Bundle Adjustment"
Dviri, Ran, ME |Supervisor: Gottlieb, Oded
"Nonlinear Dynamics and Stability of an Autonomous Quadrotor Array under Severe Environmental Conditions"
Kagan, Guy, M.Sc |Supervisor: Weihs, Daniel
"Propulsion System for Autonomous Vessels using Oscillating Foils "
Kopitkov, Dmitry, M.Sc |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Efficient Belief Space Panning in High-Dimensional State Spaces by Exploiting Sparsity and Calculation Re-Use"
Levin, Mark, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Design of an Agricultural Modular Task-Based Robot"
Manor, Rotem, Ph.D |Supervisor: Bruckstein, Alfred M.
"Gathering and Guidance of Multi-Agent Systems"
Nusbaum, Uriel, M.Sc |Supervisor: Halevi, Yoram
"Path Design and High-Level Control of Redundant Manipulators"
Ovechkin, Vladimir, M.Sc |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Bundle Adjustment with Feature Scale and Constrains for Enhanced Estimation Accuracy"
Shenkar, Liron, ME |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"The Effect of Orchard Heterogeneity on Navigating an Autonomous Vehicle for Agricultural Tasks"
Wasserman, Omer, ME |Supervisor: Kimmel, Ron
"A Comparison Study of 3D Object Reconstruction using Multi-Dimensional Scaling and Shape from Motion"
Yona, Guy, Ph.D |Supervisors: Kahn, Itamar ; Shoham, Shy
"Novel Tools for Probing the Motor Control System in Behaving Animals"

2017

Achache, Yonathan, M.Sc |Supervisors: Gat, Amir; Elimelech, Yossef
"On the Annual Cycle of a Hovering Hummingbird Wing An Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics Perspective"
Aharoni, Tal, M.Sc |Supervisor: Brosh, Inbar
"Computational Platform for Portable Holographic Vision Restoration Neural Interfaces"
Ben-Shoushan, Yaniv, M.Sc |Supervisor: Zelazo, Daniel
"Negotiation between Dynamical Systems with Connectivity Constraints"
Denenberg, Elad, Ph.D |Supervisor: Gurfil, Pini
"Intelligent Distributed Satellites"
Dovrat, David, M.Sc |Supervisor: Bruckstein, Alfred M.
"Gathering & Control of Unicycle A(ge)nts with Crude Bearing-Only Sensing Capabilities"
Elfasi, Roei, M.Sc |Supervisors: Gat, Amir; Elimelech, Yossef
"Interaction between Two Closely-Spaced Waving Slender Elastic Cylinders Immersed in a Viscous Fluid "
Gaathon, Adar, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Improving Stability and Reaching Absolute Destinations for the Conservative SLIP Model"
Guy, Itay, ME |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"POS Estimation Using CNN for Landing a Quadrocopter on a Ship"
Livshitz, Igor, M.Sc |Supervisors: Katz, Reuven; Rotstein, Hector
"Development of a Navigation System for a Small Autonomous Underwater Vehicle"
Navon, Amir, ME |Supervisor: Rivlin, Ehud
"Detection and Tracking of Human and Fall Detection Using the Pioneer 3 Robot"
Refael, Gilad, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Design and Modeling of a Minimalistic Robotic Swimmer "
Rozenheck, Oshri, M.Sc |Supervisor: Zelazo, Daniel
"Distance-Constrained Formation Tracking Control "
Shambi, Dotan, M.Sc |Supervisors: Katz, Reuven; Gilan, Arnon
"Electrical System Engineering for a Small Autonomous Underwater Vehicle"
Tuchner, Alon, M.Sc |Supervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Vehicle Platoon Formation using Interpolating Control"

2016

Levinsky, Alexandra, M.Sc |Supervisors: Kahn, Itamar ; Shoham, Shy
"Holographic Fiber Bundle System for Patterned Optogenetic Activation of Large-Scale Neuronal Networks"
Shaviv, Eliya, |Supervisors: Landesberg, Amir; Gutman, Per-Olof
"Modeling and Analysis of the Integrated Work of a Synchronized Cardiac Assist Device and the Failing Heart "

2015

Alpert, Lior, M.Sc |Supervisor: Halevi, Yoram
"Minimum Energy Control of Redundant Robots"
Maor, Raz, M.Sc |Supervisor: Gurfil, Pini
"Optimal Self-Organization and Self-Assembly in Multi-Robot Systems "
Moreno Hirshfeld, Coral, M.Sc |Supervisors: Gurfil, Pini; Ribak, Erez
"Stellar Intensity Interferometry Using Autonomous Nanosatellites "
Shemer, Natan, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Minimalistic Control Strategies for Damped and Undamped SLIP-Based Dynamic Running Robots"
Turgeman, Avraham, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Sensor Data Fusion of a Redundant Dual Platform Robot for Terrain Mapping "