Prof. Bracha Shapira

Bracha Shapira is a professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the incumbent of the Carole Weinstein Chair in Information Systems Engineering. She served as the Chair of the department between 2011 and 2017 and is now BGU’s Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences. She is a researcher at the Telecom Innovation Laboratories at BGU and BGU’s Cyber Security Center. She is a graduate of Hebrew University in Jerusalem (M.Sc. in Computer Science) and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering). She leads numerous research projects related to personalization, user profiling, privacy, and the application of machine learning methods to cyber security and recommender systems. She has authored more than 120 papers in various leading conferences and journals.