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Dean of Faculty of Exact Sciences, Prof. Sarit Kraus

פרופ' שרית קראוס
Prof. Sarit Kraus

The Faculty of Exact Sciences at Bar-Ilan University is internationally recognized for its achievements in pure and applied research and for its high level of instruction. Over 2000 students study in the four departments of the faculty – the Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics Departments – in B.Sc, M.Sc and doctoral programs.

The faculty has a large and vibrant community, comprising dozens of postdoctoral researchers and senior researchers from all over the world, involved in groundbreaking projects within its research institutes.

Prof. Sarit Kraus is a world-renowned pioneering researcher in the field of artificial intelligence. In 2021, she was elected as a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Prof. Sarit Kraus is one of the founders and promoters of the important field of Multi-Agent Systems and was the first to introduce the concept of individuality into the field. Furthermore, Kraus was the first to propose mixed environment models of computer and human agents, focusing on integrating game theory, machine learning, and human modeling.

For this work, she received the EMT Award in 2010, which recognizes people who have chosen excellence as a way of life and the realization of human potential as essential to creating a better world for future generations. She also received many international awards, including the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award, the IJCAI Research Excellence Award, the ACM SIGART Agents Research award, and the ACM Athena Lecturer award.

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Dean of Faculty of Exact Sciences, Prof. Sarit Kraus