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Our Team

Group Leader

Dr. Avi Karsenty
  • Head of ALEO - Advanced Laboratory of Electro-Optics

  • Former Head of the Physics/Electro-Optics Dept, Faculty of Engineering.

  • Former Head of HaEytanim -  Personal Empowerment Excellence Program

  • JCT Micro-Nano Technology Education & Research Center

  • Email: karsenty@jct.ac.il

  • Web: https://www.aleo.solutions

  • Office: +972-2-6751140.

Short Bio: Dr. Avi Karsenty received his PhD degree in Applied Physics/Material Science (Microelectronics/Electro-Optics) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2003. His research focuses on nanoscale electro-optical coupled devices. He has over two decades of experience in the high-tech industry, sixteen years of which were spent in engineering and management positions at Intel. After returning to academia, he served as head of the department of Physics/Electro-Optics Engineering at JCT from October 2014 to September 2018. Dr. Karsenty is a Senior Member of the IEEE and OSA, and has received around 40 awards in various areas of engineering and physics.

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Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

Yaakov Mandelbaum

PhD student,

2016-

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Jeremy Belhassen 

PhD student,

2018-

M.Sc. Students

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Moshe Alfassi

M.Sc. student,

2019-

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Avi Petrof

M.Sc. student,

2021-

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Yair Zigman

M.Sc. student,

2021-

Itamar Ganan

M.Sc. student,

2022-

Undergraduate Students

B.Sc. Students

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Simcha Glass

B.Sc. student, 5th year,

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept

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Binyamin Kusnetz

B.Sc. student, 4th year,

Applied Physics / Electro-Optics Engineering Dept

Y. Megidi

Maor Amir

B.Sc. student, 3rd year,

Applied Physics / Electro-Optics Engineering Dept

Yehonathan Megidi

B.Sc. student, 5th year,

Applied Physics / Electro-Optics Engineering Dept

Moshe Goldin

B.Sc. student, 5th year,

Applied Physics / Electro-Optics Engineering Dept

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Matan Levi

B.Sc. student, 4th year,

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept

Team Staff Collaborators

The ALEO team includes Staff Collaborators who share the benefits of their long experience in the both academic and high-tech spheres.

Dr. Avraham Chelly

BIU
Dr. Avraham Chelly received the MSc. degree in Material Science from Université Louis Pasteur, France (1992), and Ph.D. degree in Solid-State-Physics from Université de Haute Alsace, France (1997). He held a Postdoctoral position at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Working as a research engineer at the Microelectronics Laboratory (2004), he moved to Bar-Ilan University, where he established the Advanced Semiconductor Devices Laboratory. He is involved in nanoscale electro-optics devices’ research and lectures.
Dr. Michael Bendayan

Rafael

Dr. Michael Bendayan received his Ph.D. degree at the Technion Institute. He is part of the research team under the supervision of Dr. Avi Karsenty. He is now Professional Fellow at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems LTD.

Dr. Benny Adoram

Elbit Systems

Dr. Benny Adoram (Grossman) has obtained his Ph.D. in Applied Physics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HUJI) in 2002, His M.Sc. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1992 and his Bachelor degree in Electro-Optics from the Jerusalem Collage of Technology (JCT) in 1985. Dr. Adoram has extensive experience with Infrared detectors, micro-electronic device fabrication, fiber-optics and Electro–Optics systems. Dr. Adoram has lead demonstrator #3 of “Optipac” consortium. Other fields of interest include design of RF filters and EMI/RFI testing. Presently employed by Elbit Systems EW and Sigint - Elisra

Graduate Alumni

Team Alumni are now fully integrated in High-Tech, Academy and Defense corps.

Albert Ciprut
Rochester University
Intel
Tsion Eisenfeld
LUMUS
Eyal Terkialtaub

Alumni, year 2013

Alumni, year 2019

Alumni, year 2019

Undergraduate Alumni

Roee Zolberg
IDF

Alumni, year 2016

Roi Sabo
El-Op

Alumni, year 2016

Ariel Zev
IDF

Alumni, year 2017

Ilan Gadasi
IDF

Alumni, year 2017

Zvi Priel
IDF

Alumni, year 2017

Gaby Teller
Civan
Menahem Szfalfrok
 Accellix

Alumni, year 2018

Alumni, year 2018

Harel Perlman
IAI

Alumni, year 2020

Harel Brestel
 

Alumni, year 2020

Frisch Amos
IDF
Gilad Hirshfeld
Mobileye

Alumni, year 2019

Alumni, year 2019

Raz Mottes
IDF

Alumni, year 2021

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Elior Nir
Rafael

Alumni, year 2021

Matityahu Karelits
IDF

Alumni, year 2019

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Shemuel Paknahad
 

Alumni, year 2021

Ariel Khakshoor
IDF
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Alumni, year 2021

Elior Haffner
 
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Alumni, year 2021

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Daniel Netanyahu 
Rosh Electroptics Ltd.
David Glukhov

David Glukhov

IDF

Alumni, year 2021

Alumni, year 2022

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Avihu Levi

IDF

Alumni, year 2022

Y.Berger
Yosef Berger
Mobileye

Alumni, year 2022

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