Prof. David HAREL

Prof. David HAREL

Vice President, Israel Academy of Science and Humanities, Israel
Some Thoughts on Next Generation Autonomous Systems Session 6 - 31st October 9:00-10:30

Prof. David Harel is Vice President of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and has been at the Weizmann Institute of Science since 1980, serving in the past as Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

He has worked on logic and computability, software and systems engineering, modeling biological systems, odor reproduction, and more. He invented Statecharts and co-invented Live Sequence Charts.

Among his books are “Algorithmics: The Spirit of Computing”, “Computers Ltd.: What They Really Can't Do” and "Come, Let's Play:  Scenario-Based Programming Using LSCs and the Play-Engine". His awards include the ACM Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, the Israel Prize, the ACM Software System Award, the Eme”t Prize, and five honorary degrees. He is a Fellow of ACM, the IEEE and the AAAS, a member of the Academia Europaea and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and a foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the US National Academy of Sciences.

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