Academics

Dr. Alina Karabchevsky

Group Leader

Assistant Professor

alinak@bgu.ac.il; Office: +972 8 6479720; Cellular: +972 53 2232299

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Research Assistants

Mr. Benyimin (Benny) Hadad

Expert in Fabrication Processes

Benny Hadad obtained his BSc in Material Sciences from the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in 2001 and MSc in Material Sciences from the Tel-Aviv University (TAU) in 2004. Since 2005, Benny managered the projects at Nanofabrication center of BGU. His main interests lie in the areas of hybrid plasmonic waveguides fabrication made of 3D and 2D materials and their characterization. Benny joined the Light-on-a-Chip group at Ben-Gurion University as a fabrication processes leader in 2016.

 

benyimin@bgu.ac.il;

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Technical Staff

Mr. Boris Zabezhinsky

Fiber Optics Engineer

Boris Zabzhinsky obtained his BSc and MSc from the Institue of Exact Mechanics and Optics in 1977 at Leningrad (USSR). From 1977-1992 Boris was Head of the team which developed a new for fabrication technologies for glass manufacturing and optical fibers. Boris is an author of 23 patents and 87 provisional.s. Till 2016, Mr. Zabzhinsky was a Research Assistant in BGU. Boris joined Light-on-a-Chip group as a Fiber optics engineer in 2016.

borisz1@walla.co.il

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Students

Post Doc

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-doctorate student in 2019.

faleke@gmail.com

Marat Spector

Post Doc

Marat Spector graduated from Physical Department at BGU with BSc, MSc and PhD. His main research interests are Electromagnetic theory, Plasmonics, non-linear optics and plasmonics. Marat joined the Light-on-a-Chip group of School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ben-Gurion University as a post-doctorate student in 2019.

maratspector@gmail.com

PhD Student

Pavel Terekhov obtained his BSc and MSc in Technical Physics from the Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University in 2016. In 2016 Pavel joined 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. Alexander Shalin, ITMO, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. His thesis entitled: 'Light manipulation with all dielectric metasurfaces made of high refractive index nanoparticles which support multipoles of second and third orders'.

Seminar at EOE Unit

terekhovpd@gmail.com

PhD Student

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'.

daler.dadadzhanov@gmail.com

PhD Student

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

akatiyi@gmail.com

PhD Student

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'.

zemmy.ang@gmail.com

PhD Student
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

PhD Student
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".

fyodormorozko95@gmail.com

PhD Student

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 "

furia.08@mail.ru

MSc student

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

adirrhazan@gmail.com

​MSc Student
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.

talelb@post.bgu.ac.il

Eden Levi and Ori Sheinfeld

​BSc Students
Eden and Levi 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'.