About Me

I am a PhD student student at the Computer Science Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. My advisor is Prof. Matthew (Matya) Katz.

My research interest is in theoretical computational geometry, focusing on similarity of curves, chain simplification, optimization problems, geometric data structures and algorithms.

Contact information

Omrit Filtser
Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev
Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Office: -107/37
Phone: +972-8-6477823
Email:
Box: 25
Office hours: TBA

Publications

Honors and Awards

    2017

  • Philippe Chaim Zabey Award for excellent Master Thesis, CS Department, Ben-Gurion University.

  • 2015

  • The Israeli Ministry of Science & Technology Scholarship for women in science (for PhD students).
  • Dean's Honour for excellent graduate students, The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben-Gurion University.
  • Friedman Award for outstanding achievements in research, CS Department, Ben-Gurion University.

  • 2014

  • Negev Scholarship for excellence in research, Ben-Gurion University.

  • 2013

  • The Israeli Ministry of Science & Technology Scholarship for women in science (for M.Sc. students).

Personal

I am married to Arnold Filtser, and mother to Naama and Hadass.

My hobbies are crocheting and painting.

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