Amichai Painsky

Postdoctoral Fellow
The Israeli Center of Research Excellence in Algorithms
School of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
The Signals, Information and Algorithms Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA


I am a Postdoctoral Fellow, co-affiliated with the Israeli Center for Research Excellence in Algorithms (hosted by Prof. Naftali Tishby from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and the Signals, Information and Algorithms Laboratory (hosed by Prof. Gregory Wornell from MIT).  

I earned my PhD at Tel Aviv University (2016), under the joint supervision of Prof. Meir Feder  from the EE department and Prof. Saharon Rosset from the Statistics department. My research interests include statistical learning, machine learning, statistics and their connection to information theory. 

I received my Masters' in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University (2009) and my B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University (2007).

I also worked as a research manager at Sensomatix Ltd., as an Advanced Algorithm Leader at 4D security solutions and as a Communication Algorithms developer at Freescale Semiconductor.