The Excellent CS Students Program (SAMBA
Followships Award and 2013 winter semester Dean Excellence awarding (to 144 excellent students) ceremony was held on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Taub
Computer Science Building and was attended by many guests, family members of the
awardees and representatives of the families and companies that donated the
fwlloships. Prof. Eli Biham
CS Dean, and Prof. Shaul
vice Dean for undergraduate studies, congratulated the excellent
students on their achievements. Mr. Israel Abramovich, Mrs. Nurit Lavie and Mr.
Michael Kagan spoke in honor and memory of Yosefa Abramovich, Assaf Lavie and
Guy Shevet. Mr. Michael Lerer - SAMBA student and Vaad Chair - spoke on behalf of the CS Student Association and Mr. Alon Brifman, in amusing rhymes
represented the students and thanked the families and companies for their
donation. A musical duo performed with flute and guitar.
This year fellowships were generously granted as follows:
The Yosefa Abramovich Foundation, founded by
bestowed Amit Fuchs and Neta Elad, in memory of Mrs. Yosefa Abramovich. The
prize was presented by Israel Abramovich and his children Talor and Hilli.
The Check Point Technologies
Assaf Lavie Foundation bestowed Ron Ben Ishay, Amir Blum, Eidan Cohen, Daniel
Garfunkel, Matan Hamilis
and Ronen Ziv. The prize was presented by Nurit and Gadi Lavie.
The Mellanox Technologies
Foundation bestowed Alon Brifman, Nofar Carmeli and Omer Hershenson. The prize
was presented by Anat and Eitan Shevet and Michael Kagan.
The American Technion Society (ATS) bestowed the 2012/13 Ernest Freudman Special
Fellowship on Gali Milman.
This year, a special prize for social involvement and contribution, donation of
Prof. Irad Yavneh
Mr. Gil Hovav, was
awarded to three students - Amir Cohen, Michael Lerer and Vadim Sirotnikov. Mr.
Gil Hovav and Prof. Yavneh congratulated the students and Michael Lerer gave a
Thanks to all participants and all donors and congratulations to all 2012/13