Dr. Yarden Livnat - Research Assistant Professor
Research Assistant Professor School of Computing
Dr. Livnat received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Utah in 1999. He received his M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Hebrew University, Israel, in 1991 and B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Ben-Gurion University, Israel, in 1982. In between, Dr. Livnat served as a Captain in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) where he was a software team leader of a real-time system. In the past 25 years, he has been involved in diverse research and development activities, including Real-time systems, scientific visualization with emphasis on accelerated isosurface extraction algorithms, Common Components software Architecture (CCA), High-Order Finite Elements Methods (h-p FEM), CAGD, computer generated holograms, and Wavelets.
Dr. Livnat current research is focused on Information Visualization in general and visual correlation in particular. He is the chief software architecture and team leader of the VisAlert project, a visual correlation system for network intrusion detection based of a grant from the intelligent community. His next research focus aims at the application of visual correlation approach (VisAlert) to other areas such is Genomics and BioSuvellience such as detection of early epidemic spreads.