Yaron Orenstein

I am a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ben-Gurion University.

I was a post-doc at MIT computer science and artificial intelligence laboratory
at MIT - Massachusetts Institue of Technology. I was a member of Prof. Bonnie Berger's group.

Formerly, I was a PhD student at the School of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University.
My advisor was Prof. Ron Shamir, and I was a member of the Algorithms in Computational Genomics
research group.

Email: yaronore[at]bgu[dot]ac[dot]il

Research Interests
  • Machine learning applications to biological data.
  • Neural networks on DNA and RNA sequences.
  • Graph algorithms and NP-hard proofs.
  • Integer linear programming and heuristics.

  • Shaked Naor, M.Sc. in Computer Science (co-supervised with Prof. Michal Ziv-Ukelson)
  • Maor Dan, M.Sc. in Computer Science (co-supervised with Prof. Ron Shamir, Tel-Aviv University)
  • Ilia Goland, M.Sc. project in Electrical Engineering
  • Mira Barshai, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
  • Eitamar Tripto, M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering (co-supervied with Dr. Ilana Nisky)