Shai Shalev-Shwartz

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Computer Science and Engineering

Shai Shalev-Shwartz is a professor in the Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a senior fellow at Intel, and the CTO of Intel's Mobileye, where he leads the technology development for Mobileye’s autonomous driving solutions. Prof. Shalev-Shwartz is the author of the book “Online Learning and Online Convex Optimization”, and a co-author of the book “Understanding Machine Learning: From Theory to Algorithms”. His research is around the theoretical foundations of machine learning, optimization algorithms, abstractions of reality, and mathematical models of safety. He received several best paper awards in the top machine learning venues, as well as an ERC starting grant, and the Kaye prize for innovation and inventions. In 2016 he was listed at the 17th place in The-Marker's top 100 most influential people in Israel.