Liat Peterfreund

My research interests include database theory, information extraction, and automata theory.

I did my PhD under the supervision of Prof. Benny Kimelfeld, and my MSc under the supervision of Prof. Michael Kaminski, both at the Computer Science Department, Technion, Israel.



Liat Peterfreund, Dominik Freydenberger, Benny Kimelfeld, Markus Kröll. PODS 2019.

Liat Peterfreund, Balder ten Cate, Ronald Fagin, Benny Kimelfeld. ICDT 2019.

Daniel Genkin, Michael Kaminski, Liat Peterfreund. CSR 2018.

Dominik Freydenberger, Benny Kimelfeld, Liat Peterfreund. PODS 2018.

Benny Kimelfeld, Ester Livshits, Liat Peterfreund. ICDT 2017.

Yoav Nahshon, Liat Peterfreund, Stijn Vansummeren. Best Paper Award. WebDB 2016.

Daniel Genkin, Michael Kaminski, Liat Peterfreund. Theoretical Computer Science 2014.



While at the Technion, I was a TA in several courses:

  • Automata and Formal Languages
  • Logic and Set Theory
  • Database Management Systems

Fellowships and Awards

  • DIM Math Innov Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2019.
  • Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholarship (declined), 2019.
  • Eric and Wendy Schmidt Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2018.
  • Hiroshi Fujiwara Cyber Security Research Grant, 2018.
  • IBM PhD Fellowship, 2017.
  • CS Excellence Scholarship (Computer Science Department, Technion), 2016.
  • Best Paper Award, WebDB16, 2016.
  • Best Poster Award, CS Research Day (Computer Science Department, Technion), 2014, 2016.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (Technion), 2014.