August 2018: New Edmond J. Safra affiliate, Dr. Amir Rubinstein
Dr. Amir Rubinstein has joined the Blavatnik School of Computer Science as a faculty member in the teaching track.
Dr. Amir Rubinstein has joined the Blavatnik School of Computer Science (CS) as a faculty member in the teaching track, and is joining the Edmond J. Safra Center as an affiliate.
Amir completed his PhD studies under the supervision of Edmond J. Safra member Prof. Benny Chor (CS) in 2017, and was then an Edmond J. Safra PhD fellow. Amir is an outstanding teacher with extensive experience in several institutions. He has received multiple awards and prizes for his classes, including being on the Rector's 100 outstanding teachers list for five years in a row!
Amir is developing a new online course which will be a "gentle" introduction to computer science. It is aimed for school pupils, and will expose the beauty of CS to teenagers in the geographical and social periphery of Israel. As e. J. Safra affiliate he will contribute to the ongoing discourse around computational education in biology in TAU and elsewhere.
Dr. Rubinstein is the seventeenth Edmond J. Safra student fellow who receives tenure track position in the academia.