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Ohad Fried

Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
Office: 414
Email: ohad-at-cs-dot-princeton-dot-edu

List of publications and teaching activity.

Princeton University, USA - Ph.D. 2012-current

Computer Science
Advisor: Prof. Adam Finkelstein

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel - M.S. 2010-2012

Computer Science
Thesis in Graphics and Image Processing
Advisor: Prof. Dani Lischinski

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel - B.Sc. 2007-2010

Major: Computer Science and Computational Biology
Minor: Math
Amirim Honors program, Dean's list
Graduated magna cum lauda
Advisor: Prof. Nir Friedman

Israel Defense Forces - Army Intelligence Corps2001

Advanced computer training

The Open University, Israel1997-1998

Various courses in Mathematics and Computer Science

Research Experience

Image Processing The Hebrew University - 2010-2012

Master thesis: Texture synthesis from exemplars.

Computational Biology The Hebrew University - 2009-2010

B.Sc. final project: High Throughput Fluorescence Microscopy.
Development of automated pipeline to gather numerical measurements from images acquired by fluorescence microscopy. Single-cell resolution analysis of yeast response to osmo-stress.

Computational Biology The Hebrew University - 2009

Research in computational biology laboratory.
Usage of high throughput DNA sequencing data (SOLEXA) to determine locations of nucleosomes following an inflammation response in mice.

Security and Privacy Israel Defense Forces - 2001-2006

Software and hardware vulnerability analysis.

Work Experience

Google Software Engineering Intern - 2013

Part of the Google+ Photos team, working on advanced image organization and enhancement techniques.

iStar Technologies Software Engineer - 2009-2010

In charge of software in an upcoming startup (stealth mode).

Texas Instruments Firmware Engineer - 2006-2007

  • Development for a MIPS processor under VxWorks. System integrator. Project leader.
  • Development and implementation of PacketCable(TM) specifications.
  • Design and implementation of provisioning and security protocols.
  • Manager, ad-hoc task-force created to complete a multi-site project (Israel-USA-India).

Prime Minister's Office Software/Firmware Engineer - 2001-2005

  • 2005 - Project initiator and leader.
  • 2004 - Hardware/Firmware research and development. Analysis of existing firmware modules, design and implementation of new modules.
  • 2001-2003 - Windows development. High and low level development. Windows internals.

Princeton University

Teaching Assistant, Computer Vision, fall 2013
Teaching Assistant, MATLAB short course on programming, fall 2013

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Introduction to Software and System Security, fall 2011/12, spring 2011

Israel Defense Forces, Intelligence corps

Advance computer training course, 2004


Tutoring high school students for advanced placement in Math, English and Computer Science, 2000-2012

Awards and Honors


  • Gordon Y.S. Wu Fellowship in Engineering, 2012-2013


  • Full scholarship from the School of Computer Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2010-2011


  • Amirim interdisciplinary honors program, 2007-2010
  • Full scholarship from the Hebrew University, 2007-2010
  • Dean's list for 2007/8, 2008/9 and 2009/10
  • Graduated magna cum laude
Co-creator of the HujiCode coding contest.
Enjoys climbing, gaming and good food.