Prof. Amir Globerson

Prof. Amir Globerson received his BSc in computer science and physics in 1997 from the Hebrew University and his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from the Hebrew University in 2006.


After his Ph.D., he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto and a Rothschild postdoctoral fellow at MIT. He joined the Hebrew University school of computer science in 2008 and moved to the Tel Aviv University School of Computer Science in 2015.


Prof. Globerson’s research interests include machine learning, probabilistic inference, convex optimization, neural computation, and natural language processing. He was an associate editor for the Journal of Machine Learning Research, as well as the Associate Editor in Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence.


His work has received several prizes including five paper awards. His research has been supported by several grants and awards from ISF, BSF, GIF, Intel, HP, and Google. In 2018 he served as program co-chair for the UAI conference, in 2019 he was the general co-chair for UAI in Tel Aviv, and in 2020 was Associate Program Chair at IJCAI. In 2019 he received the ERC consolidator grant.








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