Curriculum Vitae





Oct. 2017 - Now

Nov 2011 - Sep 2017

Nov 2007 - Oct. 2011

Dec. 2005 - Nov. 2007

CNRS senior researcher DR2 at Univ. Paris Diderot - Paris 7, Paris, France.

CNRS researcher CR1 at Univ. Paris Diderot - Paris 7, Paris, France.

CNRS researcher CR2 at Univ. Paris Diderot - Paris 7, Paris, France.

Postdoc at the Information Systems Group, Faculty of IE&M, The Technion, Israel.


Nov. 2015

Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Paris Diderot University

  • Title: "Distributed Decision and Distributed Biological Algorithms"
  • Referees: Yehuda Afek, Frederic Magniez, and Roger Wattenhofer
  • Jury: Olivier Bournez, Benjamin Doerr, Christoph Durr, Cyril Gavoille, Frederic Magniez, and Claire Mathieu

April 2002 - Dec. 2005

Ph.D. in Computer Science. The Weizmann Institute of Science.

  • Thesis Advisor: Prof. David Peleg
  • Title: Static and Dynamic Labeling Schemes
  • Won the Dean's Prize for Ph.D. Students. Ph.D. Thesis approved on May 8, 2006

Feb. 2000 - April 2002

M.Sc. in Computer Science. The Weizmann Institute of Science. Advisor: Prof. David Peleg

1998 - 1999

M.Sc. in Mathematics. Stanford University

1995 - 1997

B.Sc. in Mathematics. Hebrew University

Grants and Fellowships

  • Principle Investigator of the ERC Consolidator Grant "Distributed Biological Algorithms" (DBA), May 2015 - April 2020, with a budget of roughly 2M Euros
  • Member of the ANR Blanc grant DISPLEXITY, 2012 - 2015
  • Member of the ANR Blanc grant ALADDIN, 2007-2011
  • Member of the French-Israeli Mamonide grant 2013 - 2015
  • Recipient of an Aly Kaufman fellowship, 2006-2007
  • Received the Vatat scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. students 2002-2005


  • ICDCN 2009's best paper award
  • Dean's Prize for Ph.D. Students at the Weizmann Institute of Science
  • DISC 2005's best student paper award
  • Graduated at the Hebrew University with exceptional honors: Magna Cum Lauda
  • Dean's list in 1995, 1997

Steering Committee Membership

Chair Positions

Program Committee Memberships

Creating Workshops

Organizing Workshops

Keynote Talks at Conferences

Some Invited Talks at Workshops


  • MPRI course 2.18.1: Distributed Algorithms for Networks, 2013

Ph.D Students

  • Brieuc Guinard. Started on Oct 2016
  • Lucas Boczkowski, co-advised with Iordanis Kerenidis. Started on Oct. 2015
  • Simon Collet, co-advised with Pierre Fraigniaud. Started on Oct. 2015

Jury Memberships

  • PhD defense of Jara Uitto, ETH Zurich
  • Master defense of Roman Kecher, Tel-Aviv University