Academics

Dr. Alina Karabchevsky

Alina Karabcehvsky is an Assistant Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at BGU. She is the Group leader of Light-on-a-Chip group.

Email: alinak at bgu dot ac dot il

Post-docs

Eran Falek graduated his B.Sc (cum laude), M.Sc and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in the Negev in 2010. In 2012 and 2017. His main research interests are Electromagnetic theory, Metamaterials synthesis, sub-wavelength periodic structures and antenna arrays. Eran joined the Light-on-a-Chip group of School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ben-Gurion University as a post-doc student in 2019.

Email: faleke at gmail dot ac dot com 

PhD Students

Mrs. Maya Shor Peled

Maya obtained her BSc in Material Science Engineering in 2017 from the BGU and MSc from Sde Boqer Campus at BGU under the supervision of Dr Avi Niv. In 2020 Maya joined the Light-on-a-Chip group of Photonics and Electro-Optics Engineering at the School of ECE at Ben-Gurion University as a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Alina Karabcehvsky. Her thesis entitled: 'Thermo-Optomechanically driven ‘nano-torches' as a new technique for investigating fundamental biological mechanisms via optical tracking'.

Email: shormaya at post dot bgu dot  il

Mr. Daler Dadadzhanov

Daler Dadadzhanov obtained his double MSc degree in Physics in Aalto University Finland and ITMO University Russian Federation in 2016. From 2017 he is a member of the Light-on-a-Chip group of Photonics and Electro-Optics Engineering Unit at Ben-Gurion University as a Ph.D. student jointly supervised with Dr. Tigran A. Vartanyan, ITMO, St Petersburg, Russian Federation. His field of interest is the integrated photonics and sensing. His thesis is entitled: 'Optical nanoantennas for applications in label-free chemical and biological sensors'.

Email: daler dot dadadzhanov at gmail dot com

Aviad Katiyi obtained his BSc in Electrooptical Engineering from the Lev Institute of Jerusalem in 2013. In 2017 Aviad obtained his MSc in Photonics and Electro-Optics Engineering Unit at Ben-Gurion University at Light-on-a-Chip group. His main interests lie in the areas of molecular vibrations with guided-wave optics. His thesis is entitled: 'Optical waveguides for sensing applications'.

MSc seminar at EOE Unit

Thesis

Email: akatiyi at gmail dot com

Angeleene (Zemmy) Ang obtained her MSc from ITMO University, Russian Federation. She joined Light-on-a-Chip group at Ben-Gurion University at 2017 to pursue her PhD studies. Her PhD thesis is entitled: 'Tailoring Optical Forces Through Electromagnetic Field Manipulation Using Auxiliary Structures'.

Email: zemmy dot ang at gmail dot com

Roza Navitskaya obtained her BSc and MSc degrees in Physics from the Belarusian State University in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Her research interests are in laser physics and nonlinear optics. In 2020 Roza joined the Light-on-a-Chip group of Photonics and Electro-Optics Engineering Department at Ben-Gurion University as a Ph.D. student jointly supervised by Ihar Stashkevitch (BSU) and Stanislav Derevyanko (BGU). Her PhD thesis is entitled: "Rogue waves in laser dissipative systems".

Mr. Fyodor Morozko

Fyodor Morozko obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in Physics from the Belarusian State University in 2018 and 2019 respectively. His research interests are in non-Hermitian and Parity-Time symmetric systems and optics in complex media. In 2020 Fyodor joined the Light-on-a-Chip group of Photonics and Electro-Optics Engineering Department at Ben-Gurion University as a Ph.D. student jointly supervised by Andrey Novitsky (BSU). His PhD thesis is entitled: "Modeling of the spontaneous emission rate and energy transfer in photonic parity-time-symmetric systems".

Email: fyodormorozko95 at gmail dot com

Anastasia Novikova received BSc degree in Environmental protection at the Tomsk Polytechnic University in 2014, a master's degree in Biotechnological Engineering at the Tomsk Polytechnic University in 2016. She was awarded with Tomsk University student's award to visit the Light-on-a-Chip group at 2019. at 2020, Anastasia was accepted as a PhD student at School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at BGU. Her research interests are in nanoparticles, sorbents, composite sorbents, water purification, heavy metals, radionuclides. Her thesis is entitled "Optical waveguides for applications in label-free chemical and biological sensors "

Email: furia dot 08 at mail dot ru

MSc Students

Adir graduated from Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shamoon College of Engineering at 2019. During his BSc he performed his engineering project entitled: ‘SPR sensors in wavelength interrogation’ at Light-on-a-Chip group. Adir pursued his studies at  Light-on-a-Chip group. Currently he is a MSc student working on light-matter interaction in weak and strong coupling regimes.His working on a project entitled: 'Controling light with waveguides for All-optical computing applications'.

BSc final project

Email: adirrhazan at gmail dot com

Tal Elbaz obtained her BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheva in 2016. In 2019 Tal joined the Electrooptics and Photonics Engineering Department at Ben-Gurion University as an MSc student. Her main interests lie in the areas of optomechanical forces.

Email: talelb at post dot bgu dot ac dot il

BSc Project Students

Eden Levi and Ori Sheinfeld

Eden and Ori are performing the BSc Engineering project at Light-on-a-Chip group at ECE School starting form June 2020. Their project is entitled: 'On-chip novel architectures such as axicon lenses'.

Emails: leviede@post.bgu.ac.ilorishin@post.bgu.ac.il 

Tal Alterman and Tom Shimony

Tal and Tomare performing the BSc Engineering project at Light-on-a-Chip group at ECE School starting form June 2020. Their project is entitled: 'Deep-learning with integrated photonics'.

Emails: talalter@post.bgu.ac.iltomshi@post.bgu.ac.il 

Fadaos Majd

Fados is performing the BSc Engineering project at Light-on-a-Chip group at ECE School starting form June 2020. Their project is entitled: 'All-optical logic on a chip'.

Emails: fadaos@post.bgu.ac.il 

Former Group Members

Mr. Benny Hadad, Technician, 2015-2020, Currently  Engineer at Physics Department at BGU
Mr. Daler Dadadzhanov, PhD 2016-2020, Currently Research Assistant at ITMO University, Russian Federation

Mr. Marat Spector, Post-doc July-Oct 2020, Technician 2019-2020

Mr. Pavel Terekhov, PhD 2016-2020 Seminar at EOE Unit 2019, Currently post-doc at Duke University, USA

Mr. Adir Hazan, BSc project 2017-2019, Currently MSc student at Light-on-a-Chip 

Mr. Yaakov Keren, BSc project 2017-2019 

Dr. Ioseph Gurwich, Technician 2018-2019

Mr. Michael Elman, BSc project 2017-2019 

Mr. Kobi Harush, BSc project 2017-2019 

Ms. Yarden Tzabari, BSc project 2017-2019

Mr. Yakov Greenberg, MSc 2016-2019

Mr. Nikita Volskii, visiting student 2016-2018

Mr. Vladislav Samishkin, visiting student 2017-2018

Mrs. Anar Ospanova, visiting student 2017

Mr. Yury Artemyev, visiting student 2016-2018

Mr. Aviad Katiyi, MSc 2015-2017, Currently PhD student at Light-on-a-Chip

Mr. Avi Lerer, Technician, 2016-2017