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About Me

My research focuses on two main areas:

  • Silicon integrated lasers
  • Nonlinear propagation in optical fibers

Research Biographical Information

Completed B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics as part of TALPIOT program of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and the Hebrew Univ. Jerusalem in 1994.

Served in a Research and Development Unit of the IDF, between 1994-2003, in several Engineering and Team-Leading positions.

Completed M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, both at Tel-Aviv University, in 1999 and 2008, respectively. Stayed at the Department of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow between 2007-2009. Joined the Faculty of Engineering and the Institute of Nano-Technology of Bar-Ilan University as a Senior Lecturer in 2009. Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2013. Received the Krill Award, Wolf Foundation, in 2013.

Received the Bar-Ilan Excellence in Teaching Award for 2010. Head of the Curriculum and Teaching Committee of the Faculty of Engineering since 2014.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Tel Aviv University

Oct 2003Jun 2007

Award Date: 30 Jun 2007

Master's Degree, Tel Aviv University

Oct 1996Jun 1999

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999

Bachelor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1991Jun 1994

Award Date: 30 Jun 1994


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