Ayellet Tal

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Ayellet Tal (born 1962)[1] is an Israeli researcher in computational geometry and computer graphics who holds the Alfred and Marion Bar Chair in Engineering at the Technion.


Tal's research interests include computational geometry, computer graphics, geometric modeling, and geometry processing.[2] She has also studied the applications of computer vision to archaeology.[2][3]

Education and career[edit]

Tal has a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science from Tel Aviv University[2] and a Ph.D. in 1995 in computer science from Princeton University. Her dissertation, Animation and Visualization of Geometric Algorithms, was supervised by David P. Dobkin.[4]

She is a professor of electrical engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and holds the Alfred and Marion Bar Chair in Engineering at the Technion.[5] At the Technion, she is also the advisor for the advancement of women in science and engineering at the university.[6]


Tal was a keynote speaker at Computer Graphics International 2015.[2]


  1. ^ Birth year from US Library of Congress authority file, accessed 2018-10-23
  2. ^ a b c d Computer Graphics International 2015, retrieved 2018-10-23
  3. ^ "3D-imaging helps recreate the past" (PDF), New Heights, University of Haifa, p. 14, Fall 2016
  4. ^ Ayellet Tal at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ President's report, Technion, 2017, retrieved 2018-10-23 – via Docplayer
  6. ^ Richard, Jeff (July 10, 2017), "Achieving Academic & STEM Success", Code Like a Girl, retrieved 2018-10-23

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