Dr. Roi Poranne is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science in the University of Haifa. He conducts research at the intersection of computer graphics, digital fabrication and robotics. His main focus is on interactive applications, which require highly efficient optimization algorithms. The methods he developed has been integrated into several open-source and commercial applications in computer graphics. He is currently investigating the use of robotic telemanipulation for assistive care and rehabilitation.
Dr. Poranne obtained hid PhD in 2013 from the Technion and a BA in Mathematics and Physics, also from the Technion.