Noam Nisan is a principal researcher at Strakware and is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has previously served as Dean of the School of Computer Science and Engineering of the Hebrew University and as a senior researcher in Microsoft and in Google. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Noam has published several books and over one hundred research papers on computational complexity and on Economics and Computation, and creator of the widely known “From nand to Tetris” CS course

Noam is a member of the Israeli Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his awards are the Gödel Prize, the Knuth Award, the EATCS prize, and the Rothschild Prize