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.


  • Weihs, Daniel, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Head of TASP|+972 77 887 3806|Email of Weihs, Daniel
  • Degani, Amir, Associate Professor, Head of TASP's Graduate Committee|+972 77 829 2632|Email of Degani, Amir


Academic Staff

Behar, Joachim, Assistant Professor
Ben-Haim, Yakov, Professor Emeritus
Bitterman, Noemi, Associate Professor
Bucher, Izhak, Professor
Degani, Amir, Associate Professor, Head of TASP's Graduate Committee
Domshlak, Carmel, Professor
Dori, Dov, Professor Emeritus
Drimer, Nitai, Associate Professor
Elad, Michael, Professor
Fischer Arielle, Assistant Professor
Fishbain, Barak, Associate Professor
Freifeld Limor, Assistant Professor
Friedman, Roy, Professor
Gat, Amir, Associate Professor
Gilboa, Guy, Associate Professor
Gottlieb, Oded, Professor
Grinberg Dana Alon, Assistant Professor
Grunwald, Arthur, Associate Professor, Retired
Grussler, Christian, Assistant Professor
Gurfil, Pini, Professor
Gutman, Per-Olof, Professor Emeritus
Haddad, Jack, Associate Professor
Halevi, Yoram, Professor Emeritus
Hazan, Tamir, Senior Lecturer
Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi, Associate Professor
Indelman, Vadim, Associate Professor
Iosilevskii, Gil, Associate Professor
Karpas, Erez, Associate Professor
Katz, Reuven, Associate Professor, Retired
Keidar, Idit, Professor
Keren, Sarah, Assistant Professor
Kimmel, Ron, Professor, TASP Graduate Committee
Krausz, Nili, Assistant Professor
Kutten, Shay, Professor
Landesberg, Amir, Associate Professor
Laufer, Shlomi, Assistant Professor
Leviatan, Yehuda, Professor
Levin, Asaf, Associate Professor
Levy, Kfir, Assistant Professor
Liberzon, Dan, Associate Professor
Linker, Raphael, Associate Professor
Lotan, Noah, Professor Emeritus
Manor Ofer, Associate Professor
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
Rimon, Elon, Associate Professor
Rittel, Daniel, Professor
Rivlin, Ehud, Professor
Salzman, Oren, Assistant Professor
Schechner, Yoav, Professor
Schiller, Jackie, Professor
Schuster, Assaf, Professor
Shachnai, Hadas, Professor
Shima, Tal, Professor
Shimkin, Nahum, Professor
Shmueli, Oded, Professor
Shmulevich, Itzhak, Professor Emeritus
Smorodinsky, Rann, Associate Professor
Solovey, Kiril, Assistant Professor
Stalnov, Oksana, Assistant Professor
Strichman, Ofer, Professor
Sznitman, Josue, Associate Professor
Talmon, Ronen, Associate Professor
Tamar, Aviv, Assistant Professor
Weihs, Daniel, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Head of TASP
Wolf, Alon, Professor
Yaniv, Yael, Associate Professor
Yudilevitch, Gil, Associate Professor
Zelazo, Daniel, Associate Professor

Graduate Students

Abu, Yizhak, M.Sc Email of Abu, YizhakSupervisors: Rivlin, Ehud
"Neural-Network Control of a Drone with Non-standard Performance Objectives"
Alpert, Shmuel, M.Sc Email of Alpert, ShmuelSupervisors: Salzman, Oren; Klein, Itzik
"UAV Inspection Planning in GNSS-Outages Regions "
Amittai, Ariel, ME Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
Ashkenazi, Shahar, M.Sc Email of Ashkenazi, ShaharSupervisor: Zelazo, Daniel
Barenboim, Moran, Ph.D Email of Barenboim, MoranSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"General Qualitative Belief Space Planning"
Dayan, David, M.Sc Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
Elba, Aharon, ME Email of Elba, AharonSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Elbaum, Almog, ME Email of Elbaum, AlmogSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Elmakis, Oren, Ph.D Email of Elmakis, OrenSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"Heterogenous Robotic Team for Mapping and Localization of Hazardous Air Pollution Events"
Fichmann Levital, Maya, M.Sc Email of Fichmann Levital, MayaSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
"Deep neural network Low Dose Reconstruction for Hybrid PET/CT scans"
Gershov, Sapir, Ph.D Email of Gershov, SapirSupervisor: Laufer, Shlomi
"Multi-modal Human Activity Recognition in the Medical Domain"
Gur Arie, Gil, ME Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
Hoffman, Or, M.Sc Email of Hoffman, OrSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Adaptive Impedance Control for Flexible Seals Assembly"
Ivanov, Michael, ME Email of Ivanov, MichaelSupervisor: Karpas, Erez
Lev Yehudi, Idan, M.Sc Email of Lev Yehudi, IdanSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Levy-Or, Ohad, M.Sc Email of Levy-Or, OhadSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Non-Parametric Topological Belief Space Planning"
Makmal, Nitzan, M.Sc Email of Makmal, NitzanSupervisor: Degani, Amir
Man, Sean, M.Sc Email of Man, SeanSupervisor: Elad, Michael
"High-Perceptual Quality JPEG Decoding via Prosterior Sampling"
Manasherov, Ori, M.Sc Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Optimal pollination route for vertically located targets using multi-agent drone system while avoiding collisions and interferences"
Marcovici, Avi, M.Sc Email of Marcovici, AviSupervisors: Or Yizhar; Wolf, Alon
"Investigating kinematic and dynamic locomotion of snake robot, incorporating intermittent frictional contacts and ground friction"
Naizer, Liran, M.Sc Supervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
Newman, Elad, M.Sc Email of Newman, EladSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Machine Learnung of Compliant Control for Assembly of Industrial Connectors"
Novikov, Daniel, M.Sc Email of Novikov, DanielSupervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Autonomous Assembly of LDOs Using Data-Driven Methods "
Novitsky, Michael, M.Sc Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Knowledge Sharing Between Planning Sessions In Non-Parametric Belief Space Planning"
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
"Design of a Multitask Spiral Leg for Robust Dynamic Locomotion on Unknown Terrain"
Preger, Michal, M.Sc Email of Preger, MichalSupervisor: Karpas, Erez
Raz Goldfarb, Adi, M.Sc Email of Raz Goldfarb, AdiSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Reich, Chen, M.Sc Email of Reich, ChenSupervisor: Or Yizhar
"Analysis of Theoretical Models for a Multilegged Robot as a Dynamic System with a Coupled Phase Oscillator"
Rotem, Guy, M.Sc Email of Rotem, GuySupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Rovner, Dar, ME Email of Rovner, DarSupervisor: Karpas, Erez
Shalumov, Vitaly, Ph.D Email of Shalumov, VitalySupervisor: Shima, Tal
"Cooperative Guidance for Active Aircraft Protection "
Shavit, Tamar, M.Sc Supervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
Shemesh, Ari, ME Email of Shemesh, AriSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Shender, Alexander, ME Email of Shender, AlexanderSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Sherf, Ido, M.Sc Supervisor: Degani, Amir
Shi, Jiacheng, M.Sc Supervisor: Zelazo, Daniel
"Bearing-only Formation Control with Limited Field-of-View Constraints"
Shienman, Moshe, Ph.D Email of Shienman, MosheSupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Focused Topological Belief Space Planning "
Shitrit, Shlomi, M.Sc Email of Shitrit, ShlomiSupervisor: Degani, Amir
Spinner, Alon, M.Sc Email of Spinner, AlonSupervisor: Degani, Amir
"BIM-based Indoor Pose Estimation with RGB-D Cameras"
Sudry, Matan, Ph.D Email of Sudry, MatanSupervisors: Karpas, Erez; Tamar, Aviv
"Planning and Deep Learning"
Tovy, Shay, M.Sc Supervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Vaksman, Yaacov, ME Email of Vaksman, YaacovSupervisor: Degani, Amir
Vaysberg, Guy, ME Email of Vaysberg, GuySupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Weinberg, Orr, ME Email of Weinberg, OrrSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Yaari, Ohad, ME Email of Yaari, OhadSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Yatziv, Yotam, M.Sc Email of Yatziv, YotamSupervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Automatic Train and Passengers Flow Control in Rail Systems under Cyber Attacks"
Zameret, Tal, ME Email of Zameret, TalSupervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Zhitnikov, Andrey, Ph.D Email of Zhitnikov, AndreySupervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"simplification for efficient decision making"



Assor, Kfir, M.Sc |Supervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Congestion Control for Large-Scale Low-Altitude City Air Transport Networks"
Kozlovsky, Shir, M.Sc |Supervisor: Zacksenhouse, Miriam
"Learning Impedance Control to Assemble Linear Deformable Objects "
Madar, Nitzan, M.Sc |Supervisor: Salzman, Oren
"Leveraging Experience in Multi-Agent Path Finding"
Mizrachi, Ofer, ME |Supervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Nir, Omer, Ph.D |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Reactive Planning for Dynamic Legged Maneuvers Using Motion Primitive Library"
Nir, Ronen, Ph.D |Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Coordinating Multiple Autonomous Agents with Social Laws "
Pinsky, Doron, M.Sc |Supervisor: Salzman, Oren
"T*ε- Bounded-Suboptimal Efficient Motion-Planning for Minimum-Time Planar Curvature-Constrained Systems"
Rotman, Gilad, M.Sc |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Incremental Non-Gaussian Belief Space Planning in High-Dimensional State Spaces"
Shelly, Ohad, M.Sc |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Computationally Efficient Multimodal Perception and Belief Space Planning "
Shender, Alexander, ME |Supervisor: Kimmel, Ron
Weissman, Yochai, M.Sc |Supervisor: Laufer, Shlomi
"Frailty State Estimation for Adaptive Autonomous Homes"


Clarke, Anna, Ph.D |Supervisor: Gutman, Per-Olof
"An Automatic Control System for Training Complex Kinesthetic Skills"
Elimelech, Khen, Ph.D |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Efficient Decision Making under Uncertainty in High-Dimensional State Spaces"
Farhi, Elad, Ph.D |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Joint Incremental Inference and Belief Space Planning for Online Operations of Autonomous Systems"
Gaathon, Adar, Ph.D |Supervisor: 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 |Supervisor: Laufer, Shlomi
"Autonomous Medical Simulators"
Glanz, Ido, ME |Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Story-telling robotic teddy-bear with an LTL constrained reinforcement and imitation learning algorithms designed to maximize children's interaction and attention"
Halamish, Omer, ME |Supervisor: Rimon, Elon
"Improvement for coverage algorithm (BSA) for autonomous robot, based on recursive implementation, and build of random test environments"
Hurwitz, Dror, M.Sc |Supervisors: Klein, Itzik ; Filin, Sagi
"Autonomous Mapping Using Quadcopter Formation"
Levy, Rotem, M.Sc |Supervisor: Haddad, Jack
"Autonomous Vehicles Motion Planning and Control without Lanes"
Pevzner, Alexei, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Motion Planning with Center of Gravity Restriction for a Dual-Arm Mobile Manipulator"
Pukshansky, Michael, M.Sc |Supervisors: Or Yizhar; Gat, Amir
"Experimental Study of Actuation and Locomotion in Minimally Controlled Fluid-Driven Soft Robotics"
Salem, Lior, Ph.D |Supervisors: Or Yizhar; Gat, Amir
"Development of Legged Soft Robot Actuated by Flow in an Embedded Channel Network "
Segall, Ilana, Ph.D |Supervisor: Bruckstein, Alfred M.
" Broadcast control of swarms "
Taitler, Ayal, Ph.D |Supervisors: Karpas, Erez; Gutman, Per-Olof
"A Method for Combined Planning and Control for Hybrid Domains "
Weksler, Matan, ME |Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Story-telling robotic teddy-bear with an LTL constrained reinforcement and imitation learning algorithms designed to maximize children's interaction and attention"


Amitai, Yotam, M.Sc |Supervisor: Karpas, Erez
"Automatic Generation of Choice-Applicable Plans for Human Robot Interactions"
Barenboim, Moran, M.Sc |Supervisor: Degani, Amir
"Steerable Burrowing Robot: Design, Modeling and Experiments"
Fonaryov, Mark, M.Sc |Supervisor: Lindenbaum, Michael
"In Search of the Minimal Recognizable Patch "
Kopitkov, Dmitry, Ph.D |Supervisor: Indelman, Vadim
"Deep Probabilistic Inference and Information Recovery"
Puzev, Alexander, M.Sc |Supervisor: Gurfil, Pini
"Modelling and Control of a Variable-mass CubeSat Reaction Wheel"
Rabinovich, Roman, M.Sc |Supervisor: Kimmel, Ron
"Coded Beacons for Localization, Object Tracking and SLAM Augmentation"
Rivlin, Or, M.Sc |Supervisors: Karpas, Erez; Hazan, Tamir
"End to End Learning of Planning Algorithms"
Zak, Idan, M.Sc |Supervisors: Katz, Reuven; Klein, Itzik
"Improving Autonomous Platforms INS Alignment Process using Machine Learning Methods"


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"


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 "


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"


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"


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 "


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 "