Research Interests

I enjoy almost anything that has to do with Artificial Intelligence, but mostly work on heuristic search, multi-agent planning, automated diagnosis, and using AI for improved patient-provider communication and for better Software Engineering. 

Current Roles


  • Excited and honored to give a masterclass at SoCS 2020. See here for more details about SoCS 2020

  • Paper on automated batch repair accepted to AIJ. Thanks co-author Hilla Shinitzky!

  • 5 papers accepted to ICAPS 2020! thanks to co-authors Dor Atzmon, Eli Boyarski, Omri Kaduri, Tommy Heffner, Konstantin Yakovlev, Anton Andreychuk, Ariel Felner, Nathan Sturtevant, Sven Koenig, Guy Shani, and Yossi Cohen.

  • Faculty member at the Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering, in Ben Gurion University

  • Principal Scientist in Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Open positions

I am currently looking for motivated Ph.D. students and Post-doctoral researchers to work with me on funded projects in the following topics:

  • Multi-agent planning (funded by ISF)

  • Safe model-free planning (funded by NSF-BSF)

  • Hierarchical adversarial multi-agent planning (funded by DARPA) 

A picture from the International Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SoCS) 2019 at Napa, CA. I hope we will be able to meet in person in SoCS 2021 (although the virtual SoCS was also great!) 

Group photo from the internatinoal Symposium on Comabinatorial Search (SoCS) 2019 at Napa, CA, USA. Thanks to William Yeoh and Pavel Surynek for organizing and chairing it.

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