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Ofer Bergman is an Associate Professor at the Information Science Department, Bar-Ilan University. Although Prof. Bergman has only held an academic position since 2010, he has rich research experience. Of his 50 publications, he was the first author of 42. The majority of his journal papers were published in A+ journals, including 6 publications in JASIST and one in Scientific Reports (Nature Publication Group). He had also co-authored a book published by MIT press. He received several grants and awards, including an EU reintegration grant, two Google Faculty Research Awards, and an Israeli Science Foundation grant. He was also invited to talk at Ivy League Universities such as Berkeley, Cornell and Syracuse and top research institutes such as Microsoft Research (Seattle), NII (Tokyo), and MIT Media Lab (Boston). He has successfully supervised 16 Master's students (all Cum Laude), and two Ph.D. students who each completed their thesis in 4 years. His main research interest is in Personal Information Management (PIM).

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Areas of Specialization 

  • Personal Information Management (PIM)
  • File retrieval & sharing
  • Streaming music collections
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Information Behavior

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Tel Aviv University

Oct 2000Aug 2006

Award Date: 31 Aug 2006

Master, Bar-Ilan University

Oct 1994Aug 1997

Award Date: 31 Aug 1997

Bachelor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1990Aug 1993

Award Date: 31 Aug 1993


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