Technion Program for Excellence

Michael Bronstein / Electrical Engineering

B.Sc. (2002) in Electrical Engineering at the Technion. M.Sc. (2005) and Ph.D. (2007) in Computer Sciences at the Technion.

Participated in the Technion Excellence Program: 1998 – 2002.
Michael included advanced courses from different departments in his curriculum.
He graduated in Electrical Engineering with a number of credit points almost sufficient for a double major out of interest.

Among his research projects:

  • “Expression-invariant 3D face recognition” under the supervision of  Ron Kimmel. This project has gained certain attention from the world-wide media including CNN.
  • “Blind deconvolution of images” under the supervision of  Michael Zibulevskyfrom the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Full list of publications: http://www.inf.usi.ch/bronstein/publications.html

Michael was one of the inventors of the 3D sensor technology that he started developing at the Technion 10 years ago with Alex Bronstein and Ron Kimmel. The Israeli company Invision was founded on this technology and acquired by Intel in 2012.

Recommendation to Program participants: Follow your passions.

Today (2017): Assoc. Prof., CS at the University of Lugano (Switzerland)

Assoc. Prof., Applied Math at Tel-Aviv University

Principal Engineer, Perceptual Computing Group at Intel (Israel)

Radcliffe fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University (USA)

Rudolf Diesel industrial fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, TU Munich (Germany)

Member of the Young Academy of Europe

World Economic Forum Young Scientist

ACM Distinguished Speaker

Michael Bronstein