Awards

  • 2014 – 2015 IEEE CIS Outstanding TCIAIG Paper award – “Evolutionary Design of FreeCell Solvers”.
  • 2014 – Dean’s List award for excellence in research. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
  • 2013 – Gold HUMIES award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper Evolutionary Design of FreeCell Solvers”
  • 2012 – Friedman award for excellence in research. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
  • 2011 – Gold HUMIE award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper “GA-FreeCell: Evolving Solvers for the Game of FreeCell”
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  • 2010 – Faran scholarship for outstanding PhD students. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
  • 2009 – Bronze HUMIE award (Human-Competitive Results Produced by Genetic and Evolutionary Computation; www.genetic-programming.org) for the paper “GP-Rush: Using Genetic Programming to Evolve Solvers for the Rush Hour Puzzle”