4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Building 10-250, 50 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA 02139
Professor Shashua holds the Sachs Chair in computer science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Shashua’s field of expertise is computer vision and machine learning. Prof. Shashua received the MARR Prize Honorable Mention in 2001, the Kaye Innovation Award in 2004, and the Landau Award in Exact Sciences in 2005. Since 2010 Prof. Shashua is the co-founder, Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of OrCam, an Israeli company that recently launched an assistive product for the visually impaired based on advanced computerized visual interpretation capabilities.