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Name:            Yaron Caspi
Born:               Oct. 2nd, 1963, Israel    
I.D.                    057682007
                          Married + 4
Address:        17 Hashirion St.
                          Ness Ziona  70486
TEL:                 +972-8-9405979 (H)
                          +972-8-9386713 (W)             
E-mail:             yaron.caspi at weizmann.ac.il
                          caspi at 012.net.il
Ph.D. Weizmann Institute of Science
Thesis title: Sequences to Sequence Alignment.  Supervisor Dr. Michal Irani.
M.Sc.   Weizmann Institute of Science
Field of study: Applied Mathematics & Computer Science.  Average 95 (A+).
Thesis title: “Human Like Line-Drawing Interpretation”.  Supervisor Prof. Shimon Ullman.
B.Sc. Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Majors: Mathematics & Computer Science.  Average 91 (A). 
Honorable Mention for the 2001  Marr Prize given at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) Vancouver, Canada, July 2001.
Best Paper  at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2002.
J. F. Kennedy award for Ph.D research given by Weizmann Institute of Science 2002.  (The highest award at  the  Weizmann Institute of Science).
The Israeli Knesset (the Israeli parliament) outstanding student list 2002.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem  Dean’s list 1990.
Work Experience-
Post doctorate Fellow at, Tel Aviv University.
Post doctorate Fellow at computer vision laboratory,  the  Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Visiting Researcher at the Interactive visual media group, Microsoft Research (Redmond)
Professional Activities-
1) Conference Program Committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2004.
2) Workshop Program Committee, 2nd Workshop on Statistical Methods in Video
Processing 2004.
3) Workshop Program Committee, ACM 2nd International Workshop on
Video Surveillance & Sensor Networks 2004.
4) Conference Program Committee, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2005.
5) Area Chair , Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), 2006.
Industrial Work Experience-
Independent Consultant
Provide consulting services and short term software project for digital video application for companies worldwide. List of companies includes:
Intel                               Analysis of video applications
Darby & Darby               Patent attorneys 
Sagarmatha                   Data mining applications
Vectop                           Night vision systems manufactures
Xpose                             Digital video  watermarking  
ElOp                               Change detection in airborne images.
Omnivve                                   Video surveillance.
Gasp                                         Golf coaching systems.
Tidex Systems Ltd. – Tel Aviv, Israel 
Chief Technology Officer
Developed  technologies for video based virtual reality. 
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Responsible for developing the algorithms for the wide screen technology.
ELOP Electro Optics Industries – Rehovot, Israel
Group Leader in Image Processing Lab
Led two groups: 1) Image processing group for an airborne electro-optical remote sensor. 
Indigo – Rehovot, Israel 
UNIX Programmer in software group. 
Rank: Major.  
Position: Rescue helicopter pilot. 

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