Ofra Amir is an assistant professor at the faculty of industrial engineering and management at the Technion. She received her PhD in computer science from Harvard University, and holds a BSc and MSc in Information Systems Engineering, both from Ben-Gurion University. Before joining the Technion, Ofra was a post-doc and lecturer at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Ofra’s research combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), with the overarching goal of developing intelligent systems that support people in application domains of societal importance, such as healthcare and education. She is also interested in developing explainable AI methods that help people understand the behavior of AI agents, and in the ethics of AI systems. She is a recipient of J.P. Morgan Faculty Research Award (2019) and a Siebel Scholarship (2016), and was named one of Israel’s 40 under 40 by TheMarker magazine (2019).
Faculty:Industrial Engineering and Management