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Professional Experience

Senior Lecturer (Asst. Prof., tenured), 

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

2017 - present

Postdoctoral Fellow, 

Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences,

The University of Texas at Austin,

2014 - 2017


Research Assistant,

School of Electrical Engineering,

Tel Aviv University, Israel,

2013 - 2014   


R&D Team Leader, 

Underwater Acoustics Warfare Systems Branch,

Navy, Israel Defense Forces,

2006 - 2013   


Research and Teaching Assistant,

School of Electrical Engineering,

Tel Aviv University, Israel,

2005 - 2006


Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

Tel Aviv University, Israel, 2008-2015, 

Dissertation title: “Fast direct integral equation solver using non-uniform grid-based matrix compression.”

Supervisor: Prof. Amir Boag.

M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

Summa Cum Laude

Tel Aviv University, 2005-2007,

Thesis title: “Multilevel spherical non-uniform grid algorithm for fast 3D field evaluation and scattering.”

Supervisor: Prof. Amir Boag.


B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

Magna Cum Laude,

Tel Aviv University, 2001-2005.

Grants, Academic Distinctions, Awards

  • Tel Aviv University School of Electrical Engineering Scholarship for Excellent Graduate Students, 2004-2006.

  • First Prize in the Underwater Acoustics Technical Committee Best Student Paper competition at the 154th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2007.

  • Marie Curie Actions grant for participation in the European School of Antennas (ESoA) Course on Antenna Synthesis, Capri, Italy, June 2009.

  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award, 2011.

  • State of Israel, Ministry of Science, Technology, and Space travel scholarship for participation in an international conference or a workshop, 2013.

  • Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellowship for interdisciplinary computational research, 2014 - 2016.

  • Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship, 2014 - 2015.

  • Fulbright Alumni Prize, 2015.

  • J. T. Oden Visitor Fellowships, 2018, 2020, 2022.

  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF) grant No. 677/18 for research on Geometrically Adaptive Fast Direct Solvers for Wave Field Integral Equations, 2018 - 2022. 

  • DDR&D (MAFAT) Grant for academic research on High Fidelity Numerical Modeling of Acoustic Wave Interaction with the Human Body, 2018 - 2023.

  • The TICRA Foundation, TICRA AP-S/URSI 2022 Travel Grant, 2022.

  • DDR&D (MAFAT) Grant for academic research on Introducing Localized Elastic Behavior into a High-Fidelity Integral Equation Bio-acoustic Human Model Simulator as Macro Basis functions (with Dr. Yuri Feldman, Mechanical Engineering, BGU), 2022.

  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF) grant No. 442/22 for research on Efficient Field Representations via Numerically Computed Phenomenologically-Distinct Components for Fast Integral Equation Solvers, 2022-2026.

  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Rector's Award for Excellence in Teaching, for the academic year 2022-2023.

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