Professor Uriel Levy is Director of the Harvey M. Krueger Family Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and a member of the Applied Physics Department at the Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A world-leader in nanophotonics research, Professor Levy’s interests include silicon photonics and plasmonics devices with applications in optical communication, biosensing, optical signal processing, optical memories and alternative energy. Uriel Levy (photo by Hezi Hojesta)2

Among his many honors and achievements, Professor Levy holds a number of patents for his research. He is the recipient of The Hebrew University President’s Prize for Outstanding Young Researcher (2010-2011), and is a fellow of the Optical Society of America. Professor Levy is an Editor of the journal Optics Express, has published more than 90 scientific articles in leading journals, and serves on the committees of several conferences in the field of opto-electronics.