Lihi Zelnik-Manor joined the Technion in 2007 and is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. Before that she was a post-doctoral fellow in the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). She holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. (with honors) in Computer Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science and a BSc (summa cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion.

Zelnik-Manor’s awards and honors include the Israeli high-education planning and budgeting committee (Vatat) scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. students, the Sloan-Swartz postdoctoral fellowship, the best Student Paper Award at the IEEE SMI'05, the AIM@SHAPE Best Paper Award 2005 and the Outstanding Reviewer Award at CVPR'08. She is also a recipient of the Gutwirth prize for the promotion of research and several grants from ISF, MOST, the 7th European R&D Program, and others. Her research is focused mostly on computer vision.