Updated: December 2015

- Personal
- Education
- Areas of Interest
- Academic Positions
- Other Relevant Positions
- Reference Articles
- Chapters in Books
- Other Publications
- Selected Papers at Scientific Conferences

## Personal

**Adress**:

4 Pa'amonit, Lehavim 85338, Israel

**Tel**:

Mobile: 058-4341056 Office: 09-7781883 Fax: 077-4702021 |

**E-mail:** oferle@openu.ac.il

**Born**: Jerusalem, Israel, July 17, 1970

**Status**: Married+2

## Education

1993 – 1996 | B.Sc. - BGU, Israel - IE&M - Suma Cum Laude, GPA 95 |

1994 – 1998 | B.Sc. - BGU, Israel – Mathematics and CS - Magna Cum Laude, GPA 90 |

1996 – 1998 | M.Sc. - 1996 – 1998 - BGU, Israel - IE&M - Suma Cum Laude, GPA 98 Name of advisor: Israel David Title of thesis: Mathematical models for yield management |

1998 – 2005 | Combined M.Sc/Ph.D. 1998-2004 Stanford University, California - Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics (SCCM), Name of advisor: David L. Donoho (Dept. of Statistics) Title of thesis: Multi-scale geometric analysis of 3D data sets |

## Areas of Interest

- Scientific Computing, Image and Signal Processing, Optimization, Statistics, Matrix computation, Inverse Problems

## Academic Positions

2005 - current | Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Open University of Israel |

2005 - 2013 | Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. |

2011 - 2012 | Instructor and visiting scholar, Institute of Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, California, USA |

2013 - 2015 | Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. |

## Other Relevant Positions

2013 | Instructor, Unit of Energy Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. |

2015 | Instructor, Department of Operations Management, Sapir Academic Coledge. |

2007 - 2014 | Instructor, The Israeli Air Force Aviation School |

2011 - | Consultant, Cardinal Optimization, Inc, San Jose, California, USA |

## Reference Articles

- I. David and
**O. Levi**, 2001, “Asset selling problems with holding costs,”*The International Journal of Production Economics*Vol. 71, pp. 317-21. - I. David and
**O. Levi**, 2003, “A new algorithm for the multi-item exponentially-discounted optimal selection problem, ”*The European Journal of Operational Research*. Vol. 153(3), pp. 782-89. - J. Miao , F. Forester and
**O. Levi**, 2005, Equally-sloped tomography with oversampling reconstruction,”*Physical Reviews*, B72, 052103, 2005. - J.L. Stark , V.J. Martinez , D.L. Donoho ,
**O. Levi**C , P. Querre, and E. Saar C , 2005, “Analysis of the spatial distribution of galaxies by multi-scale methods,”*The**EURASIP Journal on Advances Signal Processing*, Vol. 15, pp. 2455-2469. - O. Safren , V. Alchanatis , V. Ostrovsky and
**O. Levi**C , 2007, “Detection of green apples in hyperspectral images of apple-tree foliage using machine vision,”*Transactions of the American society for Agricultural and biological Engineers*Vol. 50(6), pp. 2303-13. - H. Golan , O. Israel , A. Frenkel , Y. ParmetC, A. FeintuchC, J.A. KennedyC,
**O. Levi**C and Y. GidronC, 2009, “Brain map ng of patients with lung cancer and controls: Inquiry into tumor-to-brain communication,” Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 50(7), 1072-75, 2009. (3 citations by ISI; IF 5.77; 6/119; Q1). - E. Castro , B. EfrosS and
**O. Levi**C , 2010, “Networks of polynomial eces with applications to the analysis of point clouds and images,”*Journal of Approximation Theory,*Vol. 162(1) pp. 94-130. -
**O. Levi**, S. Cohen , Z. MhabariS, 2011, “Effective Hyper-spectral image segmentation using multi-scale geometric analysis,” The International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management applications (IJCISIM), Volume 3, pp. 836-845. - S. Evladov ,
**O. Levi**, A. Stern , 2012, "Progressive Compressive Imaging from Radon projections,"*Optics Express*, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 4260-4271. - Y. Kashter ,
**O. Levi**, A. Stern , 2012, “Optical compressive change and motion detection,” Applied Optics, Vol 51, Issue 13, (11 citations by ISI; IF 1.41; 12/71; Q1). - S. CohenS, C. Yafit , V. Alchanati ,
**O. Levi**, 2013, “Combining spatial and hyperspectral information for delineation of homogenous management zones,”*special issue on Sensing technologies for Sustainable Agriculture, Biosystems Engineering*, Vol 114, Issue 4, 435-443. - P. Berman ,
**O. Levi**, Y. Parmet , M. Saunders , Z. Weisman , 2013 “Laplace Inversion of Low-Resolution NMR Relaxometry Data Using Sparse Representation Methods,”,*Concepts in Magnetic Resonance, Part A,*42(3), 72-88. - P. Berman , A. Leshem, O. Etziony,
**O. Levi**, Y. Parmet, M. Saunders , Z. Weisman , , 2013 “Novel 1H Low Resolution (LR)-NMR Applications for the Field of Biodiesel”, Biotechnology of Bio-Fuels, 2013, 6:55. - P. Berman, N. Meiri, L. Colnago, T. Moraes, C. Linder,
**O. Levi**, Y. Parmet, M. Saunders, Z. Wiesman, 2014, “Study of liquid phase molecular packing interactions and morphology of fatty acid methyl esters (biodiesel) by 1H low field nuclear magnetic resonance relaxometry”, accepted to*bio-technology for biofules*, 2015 - S. Tejman-Yarden, O.
**Levi**, A. Beizerov, Y. Parmet, T. Nguyen, M. Saunders, Z. Rudich, J. Perry, D. Baker, T. Moeller-Bertram, “Heart rate analysis by sparse representation for acute pain detection” Accepted to*Biomedical Signal Processing and Control*, 2015.

## Chapters in Books

D. Donoho and **O. Levi** , 2003, “Fast X-Ray and Beamlet Transforms for three-dimensional data,” *Modern Signal Processing*, MSRI publications pp. 79-116.
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*Other Publications*

__Published scientific reports and technical papers __

- D. Donoho, M. Duncan, X. Hou and O. Levi, About Wavelab, technical report of the department of Statistics at Stanford University 1999.
- S. Choi, D. Donoho, A. Flesia, X. Hou, O. Levi and D. Shi, About BeamLab - a Toolbox for New Multiscale Methodologies, technical report of the department of Statistics at Stanford University 2002.

*Selected Papers at Scientific Conferences*

- D. L. Donoho ,
**O. Levi**, J.-L. Starck and V.J. MartinezC, 2002, “Multiscale Geometric Analysis for 3-D Catalogues,”*S E, Astronomical Data Analysis II (Proceedings Volume),*pp.101-11. - O. Levi , B.A. Efros , 2005, “A New Fast Algorithm for Exact Calculation of the Discrete 2-D and 3-D X-Ray Transform,”
*ICCMSE 2005, Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences*, Vol.4, pp. 319-322 - V. Alchanatis , O Safren ,
**O Levi**, V OstrovskyC, JV StaffordC, 2007, “Apple yield map ng using hyperspectral machine vision”,*Precision agriculture 07, the 6*, Skiathos, Greece June 2007, pp. 143-150.^{th}European Conference on Precision Agriculture - A. Stern and
**O. Levi**, 2010, "Optically Compressed Sensing by undersampling the polar Fourier plane", J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 206 (1) 012019. -
O. Levi , S. Cohen , Z. MhabariS, 2010, “Effective Hyper-spectral image
segmentation using multi-scale geometric analysis,”

*Proceedings of IADIS**International Conference Information Systems*, pp. 396-400. - Y. Cohen , V., Alchanati , R. Rud
^{ C}, C., Rozen^{C}**, O., Levi**^{C}, S., Cohen , Z., Mhabari , 2011, Hyper-spectral and thermal images for evaluating nitrogen and water status in potato fields,*proceeding of the 8*^{th}European Conference on*Precision Agriculture (ECPA)*March 2011. - V. Alchanatis , A. CohenS, Y. Cohen ,
**O. Levi**, A. Naor , 2011, Multimodal remote sensing for enhancing detection of spatial variability in agricultural field,*Spatial2 Conference: Spatial Data Methods for Environmental and Ecological**Processes Proceedings* - P. Kurtser ,
**O. Levi**^{C}, V. Gontar , 2012, Detection and Classification of ECG Chaotic Components Using ANN Trained by Specially Simulated Data,*International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Network.* - A. Stern , Y. Kashter , and
**O. Levi**, 2013, "Compressive moving objects*Compressive Sensing II*, part of*S E-Defense Security and Sensing*. - Z. Mhabari,
**O. Levi**, A. Stern, 2016, An exact and efficient 3D reconstruction method from captured light-fields using the fractional Fourier transform,*SPIE Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging, Baltimore, Maryland, USA**2016*