Biographical sketch of Baruch Fischer

  • With the Electrical Engineering Department of the Technion, since 1983.
  • Dean of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion, 1999-2004.
  • Head of the Micro-Electronics Research Center, Technion, 1993-2001.
  • Head of the Opto-Electronics Research Center, Technion, 2008-2017.
  • Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1980.  During his Ph.D. studies he spent a year, 1978, at MRL, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Weizmann Post-Doctoral Fellow at Caltech, the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1981-1983.
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America.
  • Topical Editor for Optics Letters, 1996-2002.
  • On the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials, 1992- .
  • Director of the Board of MRV-Communications Inc. (Chatsworth, California), 1999-2010.
  • Member of the Technion Board of Governors, 2012-2015.
  • Member of the Technion Council, 2012-2017.