Shai Carmi

CVGoogle Scholar

Hebrew: שי כרמי

My profile at the faculty website



Major honors

  • Bar-Ilan dean’s list (4x), rector’s list
  • Wolf foundation (2x)
  • Adams fellowship
  • Human Frontier Science Program Post-doctoral Fellowship
  • Alon fellowship (declined)
  • TheMarker Magazine 40 most promising under 40 (link)

Competitive funding

  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF) (link)
  • German Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF) (link)
  • Abisch-Frenkel Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health (sub-award with Alon Keinan)

Previous research


  • RNA and DNA editing in mammalian genomes (computational biology, with Prof. Erez Levanon).
  • Functionals of anomalous diffusion trajectories (statistical mechanics, with Prof. Eli Barkai).
  • RNA processing in the Sleeping Sickness agent, Trypanosoma brucei (computational biology, with Prof. Shulamit Michaeli).
  • Kinetic theory of protein-RNA interactions (biophysics, with Prof. Yaron Shav-Tal).


  • Analysis of large-scale networks such as the Internet and protein interaction networks.
  • Transport in random networks: percolation, diffusion, electrical conductance, flow, navigation, and disease spreading.

Selected talks and posters