Tomer is currently a post-doc following up on his Ph.D. work in the field of biodiversity informatics in Carmel’s Ecology Lab. His research focuses on developing tools and methodology for data-intensive biodiversity research. He has a B.Sc. in Life Sciences from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and an M.Sc. in Ecology from The department of Desert Ecology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.