Moshe Lewenstein

   Department of Computer Science
   Bar Ilan University
   Ramat Gan 52900, Israel

Office #: 216,  CS building (#216)
Phone: 03-531-7668  
Fax: 03-736-0498
email: moshe at


Brief Biography

I am a Professor in the Computer Science Department at Bar Ilan University since late 2002 and I was the chairman of the department during the years 2007-2010. In the past, during the year 2000, I was a visiting assistant professor in the Computer Science Department, Courant Institute of Mathematical sciences in NYU. I spent the years 2001-2002 in the Theory of Computation Group, Mathematical Sciences Department IBM TJ Watson Research Center as a Herman Goldstine Postdoctoral Fellow. During the year of 2012 I was a visiting professor in the Computer Science Department of the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Research Interests

Analysis of algorithms with a special emphasis on Pattern Matching, Data Structures and Text Indexing.


-  PC-Chair, CPM 2006, SPIRE 2013.
-  PC-Committee

  • WALCOM 2016
  • ESA 2015
  • MASSIVE 2015
  • ICABD 2014
  • SPIRE 2012
  • SPIRE 2011
  • WADS 2011
  • SPIRE 2010
  • SWAT 2010
  • LATIN 2010
  • CPM 2009
  • SPIRE 2008
  • IWOCA 2008
  • SPIRE 2006
  • SODA 2006
  • CPM 2005
  • LATIN 2004
  • CPM 2001


    Webpages for courses

    Advanced Data Structures


    Can be found here

    "Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that."

    Lewis Carroll, Through the looking glass.