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Prof. Bracha Shapira is a full professor and the chair of the Software and Information Systems Engineering Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a researcher at the Telekom Innovation Laboratory at BGU.  She is a graduate of the Hebrew University in Jeruslaem (M.Sc in Computer Science) and Ben-Gurion University (Ph.D in Information Systems Engineering) in 2000. After Graduating she joined SCILS at Rutgers University in NJ, USA,  as a post doc researcher and worked with Prof. Paul Kantor and his team on a personalized search service. 

She Came back to Ben-Gurion Bracha as faculty on 2001, since then she established the Information Retrieval Lab there and lead numerous research projects related to personalization, recommender systems, user profiling, privacy, and application of machine learning methods to cyber security. 

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Bracha Shapira

Department of Information Systems Engineering

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Beer-Sheva p.o.b. 653 841051

Tel: +972-86477878

Fax +972-86477327

mail: bshapira.at.bgu.ac.il