Dr. Ofer M. Shir

I am interested in learning and optimization questions related to systems within the Natural Sciences. Specifically, my fields of interest encompass Statistical Learning in Theory and in Practice, Experimental Optimization, Theory of Randomized Search Heuristics, Scientific Informatics, Natural Computing, Computational Intelligence in Physical Sciences, Quantum Control and Quantum Machine Learning.

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Department of Computer Science, Tel-Hai College.
Principal Investigator, Computational Sciences, Migal-The Galilee Research Institute.


  • The C++ Programming Language (121503; Fall)
  • Introduction to Computational Intelligence (199811; Fall)
  • Advanced Topics in Object-Oriented Programming (199414; Spring)

Series of lectures on Evolutionary Computation (in Hebrew; taught in 199811 Fall 17-18):

Recent meetings:

CA15140, Potsdam, March 2018                Dagstuhl 17191 Seminar, May 2017
FOGA-2017 Dagstuhl-17191