ד"ר מתי גולני

ד"ר מתי גולני

Dr. Mati Golani

ד"ר מתי גולני
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Department
Software Engineering
Research Interests
Business process modeling, Business process exception handling, Pattern recognition, Process mining, Software design, Bioinformatics & Computational pharmacology
Courses
Object Oriented Programming (A development of a new course) Database Management Systems (A development of a new course) Laboratory in Software Engineering (A development of a new course) Distributed Databases (A development of a new course) Final Project in Information Systems
Current Position
Senior Lecturer, Software Engineering
Contact Information
Email
matig@braude.ac.il
Telephone
972-4-908-6464
Office
D402
Office Hours
Thursday 15:50-16:40
Education
Ph.D.
2005, Information Management Engineering. Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
M.Sc.
1998, Information Management Engineering. Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
B.Sc.
1991, Chemical Engineering. Faculty of Chemical Engineering, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Research Areas
• Business process modeling,
• Business process exception handling,
• Pattern recognition,
• Process mining
• Software design
• Bioinformatics
Academic Appointments
2010-present Senior Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Software Engineering
2012-2014 Head, Information Systems Program. ORT Braude College
 
2006-2010 Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Software Engineering
 
2004 Adjunct Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Software Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
 
1996-1999 Assistant, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management
 
 
 
 
 
Teaching Experience
ORT Braude College of Engineering:
  • Graduate Courses:
    Advanced topics in Database Engineering
    Supervision in Final Project
  • Undergraduate Courses:
    Object Oriented Programming (A development of a new course)
    Database Management Systems (A development of a new course)
    Laboratory in Software Engineering (A development of a new course)
    Distributed Databases (A development of a new course)
    Final Project in Information Systems

The Technion–Israel Institute of Technology
  • Undergraduate Courses:
    Specification and Analysis of Information Systems
    Design and Implementation of Information Systems
    Supervision of Final Project in Information Systems
  • Graduate Courses:
    Database Engineering
    Distributed Databases
Academic and Professional Awards and Grants
2012 Outstanding Excellence Staff member award – Braude College
2010 Outstanding Excellence Staff member award – Braude College
2009 Outstanding Excellence Staff member award – Braude College
2003 First patent invention achievement award – IBM research
 
 
 
 
Professional Activities
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998 – current Owner - Shani – System Analysis, Consulting and Development, Israel
2000 – 2004 Research staff member - IBM – Haifa Research Laboratories, Israel
1993 – 1996 Process Engineer – Dor Chemical LTD, Haifa, Israel
1992 - 1993 Production and IT Manager – Kenitex, Israel

Conferences and workshops
• Head of the organizing and program committee: the 6th Interdisciplinary Research Conference, ORT Braude College, October 2010.
• Program Committee Member - Next Generation Information Technology and Systems (NGITS) 2009
• Program Committee Member - IEEE Workshop Agile Cooperative Process-aware Information Systems (ProGility) 2009
• Program Committee Member - IEEE Workshop Agile Cooperative Process-aware Information Systems (ProGility) 2008
• Program Committee Member - IEEE Workshop Agile Cooperative Process-aware Information Systems (ProGility) 2007
• Program Committee Member - Business process management intelligence (BPMI) 2007 workshop
• Program Committee Member - Business process management intelligence (BPMI) 2006 workshop
• Program Committee Member - Business process management intelligence (BPMI) 2005 workshop
• Session Chair – Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS) 2004

Publications
Refereed Papers
  1. M. Golani, and I. Golani, On a Simulation Approach to Drug Blood Brain Barrier Permeation: Neural Net Ensemble Based, IAENG International Journal of Computer Science, Volume 42 Issue 1, Pages 31-40, 2015.

  2. R. Avros, M. Golani, and Z. Volkovich. A comperative approach to cluster validation. Journal of Pattern Recognition Research, Vol 6, No 2 (2011) pages 230-243, 2011.

  3. Z. Volkovich, R. Avros, and M. Golani, On Initialization of the Expectation Maximization Clustering Algorithm. Global Journal of Technology Optimization. Volume 2, No.2, pages 117-120, June 2011
  4. P. Soreanu, Z.Volkovitch, Z. Barzily, and M.Golani - Migitating Jamming Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks: an Energy-Efficient Method in a Mobile Jammer Environment. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IJPAM) ): Volume 56, No. 4 (2009).
  5. Z. Barzily, M. Golani and Z. Volkovich. On a Simulation Approach to Cluster Stability Validation. Systems and Means of Informatics, special issue on mathematical and computer modeling in applied problems, pages 6-15, 2008.
  6. M.Golani. Workflow Search Space Reduction – a Model Driven Approach. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IJPAM), Vol 44/2 pages 265-280, 2008.
  7. Shlomit Pinter, and Mati Golani. Discovering workflows model from activities’ lifespans. Computers in Industry, special issue on process/workflow mining Vol 53/3 pages 283-296, 2003.
Book Chapters
  1. M. Golani. Adaptive and Flexible Exception Management in Uncertain Environments. Handbook of Research on Complex Dynamic Process Management, IGI global,  2009. ISBN: 978-1-60566-669-3
Conference Proceedings and Abstracts
Conferences Proceedings (Refereed):
  1. M. Golani, I. Golani, Neural Net Ensemble Based QSAR Modeler for Drug Blood Brain Barrier Permeation, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science: Proceedings of The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2014, WCECS 2014, 22-24 October, 2014, San Francisco, USA, pp 818-823.
  2. M. Lincoln, M.Golani, A. Gal, Machine-assisted design of business process models using descriptor space analysis. BPM'10 Proceedings of the 8th international conference on Business process management Springer-Verlag LNCS 6336 pages 128-144, 2010.
  3. M. Golani, A.Gal and E. Toch. Modeling Alternatives in Exception Execution. BPM 2007 International Workshops, BPI, BPD, CBP, ProHealth, RefMod, semantics4ws, Brisbane, Australia, September 24, 2007, Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 4928, Springer Verlag, pages 54-65, 2008.
  4. M. Golani, and A.Gal. Optimizing Exception Handling in Workflows using Process Restructuring. In Scharam Dusttdar et al. editor, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 4102, Springer Verlag, Proceedings of the Business Process Management International Conference, BPM 2006, Vienna, Austria, pages 407-413, 2006, (25% acceptance rate).
  5. M. Golani and A.Gal. Flexible business process management using forward stepping and alternative paths. In W. van der Aalst et al., editor, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 3649, Springer Verlag, Proceedings of the Business Process Management International Conference, BPM 2005, Nancy, France, pages 48-63, 2005, (14% acceptance rate).
  6. Mati Golani, and Shlomit S. Pinter. Generating a Process Model from a Process Audit Log. In W. van der Aalst et al., editor, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 2678, Springer Verlag, Proceedings of the Business Process Management International Conference, BPM 2003, pages 136-151, 2003, (32% acceptance rate).
  7. Mati Golani, and Opher Etzion: Temporal Active Rules. In R. Pinter et al., editor, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 1649, Springer Verlag, Proceedings of the Next Generation Information Technology and Systems, NGITS 1999, Israel, pages 159-172, 1999.

Conferences:

  1. Avigdor Gal, Eugeny Michailovsky, and Mati Golani. Workflow Optimization using Chains - CoopIS 2003 poster submission