American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was established in 1969 in Beersheba, Israel. The university is headquartered for administrative purposes in New York City. Today, Ben-Gurion University has over 17,400 students enrolled in Faculties of Humanities and Social Science, Natural Science, Engineering Science, Health Science and Management with a unique study in Desert Research. The university has collaborations with various American universities including Columbia Medical School providing degrees in the health sciences. Ben-Gurion is one of the fastest growing universities in Israel.

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Robotics

New creepy, crawly search and rescue robot developed

A new highly maneuverable search and rescue robot that can creep, crawl and climb over rough terrain and through tight spaces has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

Security

Off-the-shelf smart devices found easy to hack

Off-the-shelf devices that include baby monitors, home security cameras, doorbells, and thermostats were easily co-opted by cyber researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). As part of their ongoing research ...

Robotics

Personalizing human-robot interaction may increase patient use

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have begun to discover preferences in human-robot interactions and the need to personalize those encounters to fit both the human's preferences and the designated task.

Security

New firewall protects cellphones from security threat

Cyber security researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) developed an innovative firewall program that adds a missing layer of security in Android cellphones and monitors for malicious code.