Biography of Ido Kaminer

CURRENT POSITIONS

Associate Professor, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Jacques Lewiner Career Advancement Chair – Leaders in Science and Technology
2021-Current

COURSES TAUGHT

Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technion
Courses taught: Quantum Technologies, Macroscopic Quantum Electrodynamics, Advanced Topics in Photonics, Photonic Quantum Computing
2018-2022
Revised and Edited the Booklet of the Course: “Introduction to Circuits Theory”, Electrical Engineering Department. 2005-2007

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
2018-2021
Postdoctoral fellow
Department of Physics, MIT
Working with Prof. Marin Soljacic and Prof. John Joannopoulos

2014-2017

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Physics
Department of Physics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Dissertation Topic: “Shaping Light in Complex Settings
Advisor: Distinguished Prof. Mordechai Segev
2008-2014
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude
B.Sc., Physics, summa cum laude
Electrical Engineering and Physics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

 2003-2007

SELECTED AWARDS

Elected to the Israeli Young Academy
-which selects first rank researchers on a global scale based on their excellence in research and their social and academic involvement
2021
The Krill Prize by the Wolf Foundation, for Excellence in Scientific Research 2021
Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in Israel – Laureate in Physical Sciences & Engineering 2021
Jacques Lewiner Career Advancement Chair – Leaders in Science and Technology  2018
Invited as Young Researcher at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting  2015
The IPS (Israel Physical Society) Prize for a Graduate Student in Theoretical Physics  2012
The Knesset (Israeli parliament) award for outstanding undergraduate student achievements  2007