Or Yair 2017-2018

Institution of PhD:
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Academic Discipline of PhD:
Electrical Engineering
PhD Advisor/s:
Prof. Ronen Talmon
Dissertation Topic:
Geometric Learning for Data-Driven Analysis of Dynamical Systems
Present Institution:
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Present Academic Position:
PhD Student

Or Yair was born in 1988 and grew up in Givat-Ela in Emek Yizrael. In 2011, following five years of service in the IDF, he began studying electrical engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He received his BSc summa cum laude in 2015 and is now studying for his PhD at the Technion.

From 2012 to 2015, Or worked in the field of image processing and algorithms as well as in software development.  His current principal areas of interest include signal processing, machine learning and geometric methods. Since 2015 he has been a teaching assistant in signals and image processing courses with the Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Technion.

Or received the Meyer Fellowship and Zipers Award for 2015, the Diane and Leonard Sherman Interdisciplinary Fellowship for 2016, and the Jacobs Award for 2017.