Running Projects



Previous Projects

Safety and Privacy of Mobile Applications through Model Inference (2018-2020), Cyber fund – Prime Minister’s Office.

Design and operation of a crowd-sourced package delivery system, Israel Ministry of Science infrastructure grant, with Prof. Tzur and Dr. Raviv. 2016-2019.

Privacy-Aware Cyber-Security, Israel Ministry of Science-Italy Cooperation, with Dr. Shmueli (TAU), Prof. Bettini (Milan) and Prof. Lepri (FBK). 2016-2018.

Reconciling Purpose, Data Privacy, and User Preferences, U.S. DARPA, with Prof. Agrawal and Prof. Jason Hong (both from Carnegie Mellon University). 2016-2020.

Smart Cities Cyber Security,  ICRC – Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, with Prof. Michael Birenhack, Dr. Tali Hatuka, and Prof. Issi Rosen- Zvi. 2015-2017.

Guiding and Incentivizing Cyber-Security BehaviorICRC – Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center. 2015-2017.

Privacy.US, EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, with Prof. Michael Birenhack and Prof. Joachim Meyer. 2015-2019.

Privacy in Identity-based Genomic Databases (Co-PI: Dr. Noam Shomron). Funding by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and The Check Point Institute for Information Security.

Developing post-anonymization methods that protect the privacy of people’s genetic data. Funding: Safra Center for Ethics and Check Point Institute for Information Security.

Smart-Spaces (Co-PI: Dr. Tali Hatuka)

Smartphone’s Influence on Cognitive Perceptions of the Public Space. Funding: Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Fund by  the Vice President for Research.


User-Oriented Security: A multidisciplinary approach (Co-PI: Prof. Irad Ben-Gal, Prof. Joachim Meyer and Dr. Tal Raviv)

Developing a cyber-security system that is adjusted to characteristics of the human user. Funding agency: Israel National Cyber Bureau ‏(INCB‏) at Israel’s Prime Minister Office.


Privacy by Design – Identifying Gaps and Overcoming Barriers in the Intersection of Law and Engineering (Co-PI: Prof. Michael Birnhack and Dr. Irit Hadar)

Empirical investigation into the tensions between privacy principles and engineering reality. Funding agency: the Israel Science Foundation (ISF).


Learning Mobility Patterns (Co-PI: Dr. Boaz Lerner and Prof. Irad Ben-Gal)

Analyzing and learning mobility patterns from massive data sets. Funding agency: the Israel Ministry of Science.