Staff

Professor Igor M. Verner, Head of the Center

Igor M. Verner is Professor and Head of the Center for Robotics and Digital Technology Education at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology and is also affiliated with the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at Technion. His research interests include technology and engineering education with emphasis on design of learning environments, experiential and contextualized learning, robotics and digital technology, student-robot interaction, spatial training, modeling and analogy, learning, teaching, and professional development through experiential practice in physical, virtual and augmented robotic environments, artificial intelligence robotics, and smart transportation robots.

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Dr. Dan Cuperman, Center Director

Dan Cuperman is Director of the Center for Robotics and Digital Technology Education and adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology. Research topic: Fostering Analogical Thinking and Integration of Science and Technology Studies through Practice in Building and Exploring Robotic Models of Natural Phenomena. The research offers a new approach to integrating science and technology learning. The approach is implemented in the Technion courses of teacher education, in excellence programs for middle school students. His current research interests are in engineering and technology education, with emphasis on Industry 4.0 technologies, artificial intelligence robotics, Internet of Things (IoT) and smart transportation robots.

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Dr. Alex Polishuk

Researcher, Robotics and Computer Science Teacher
Alex Polishuk is a Ph.D. researcher and adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology. He received his M.Sc. in automation engineering, the Ph.D. in science and technology education and teaching certificates in technology and computer science. His research interests focus on student-robot interaction in science museum environments. Researcher in the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) project on the field of spatial vision development and in the program of integrating augmented reality in engineering studies with an emphasis on conducting a evaluation of learning outcomes in robotics workshop. He teaches robotics and computer science to elementary, middle, and senior high school students.

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Dr. Sergey Gamer

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Dr. Leonid B. Revzin

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Mr. Moshe Grinholts

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Mrs. Laura Levin-Bacari

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Mr. Huberth Perez

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Mr. Tal Room

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Mr. Ofer Akiri