• Doctor of Philosophy, Mass Institute of Technology, USA, 2015
  • Master of Science, Tel Aviv University, ISR, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Tel-Aviv College, ISR, 2007


Dr. Roy Shilkrot is currently Chief Scientist and Head of Labs at Tulip Interfaces, and also a Lecturer and Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab. Previously Dr. Shilkrot served as a Chief Scientist and Co-Founder of Way2Vat, an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University, and a technical advisor for numerous enterprises. Dr. Shilkrot earned a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab and regularly serves as a chair and reviewer for the leading journals in the fields of machine learning and computer vision. Dr. Shilkrot published over 70 scientific articles in leading journals, co-authored books and patent publications, and have led open source code, with citations in the thousands, and code downloads in the hundreds of thousands.