Judith Somekh is a faculty member at the Information Systems Department in the University of Haifa. Her BSc (2001), MSc (2007) and Ph.D. (2013) in Information Systems Engineering are from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. She has received the Promoting Women in Science Award from the Israeli Ministry of Science during her Ph.D studies. Between 2015-2017 she was a postdoctoral researcher at Isaac Kohane's lab at the Department for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School at the Harvard University. Her research interests are in developing methodologies combining data-driven and model-driven methods to enhance the understanding of diseases.