Prof. Jacob Scheuer

School of Electrical Engineering
Dep. of Electrical Engineering - Physical Eng.
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Prof. Jacob Scheuer
Phone: 03-6407559
Fax: 03-6423508
Office: Electrical Engineering, 231



Prof. Scheuer is the Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Nano-Scale Information technology and a full professor at the school of EE, Tel Aviv University. He received BSc degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1993 and 2001, respectively. He was a Chief Designer with Lambda crossing—an optical component startup specializing in microring resonators for two years. Then, he joined the Center for the Physics of Information and the Department of Applied Physics, the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, as a Research Associate. In 2006 he joined the School of Electrical Engineering at Tel-Aviv University. During 2012-2013 he was a visiting Professor at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. Between 2017-2021 he was the head of the department of Physical Electronics at Tel-Aviv University. His research interests are light-matter interactions in the nano-scale, metamaterials & metasurfaces, novel semiconductor optoelectronic devices, PT-symmetric systems and quantum optics.
Prof. Scheuer is a Fellow of Optica (former Optical Society of America) and of the SPIE.

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Research Interests

Renewable Energy
Slow & Fast Light
Secure communications
Polymer Optics
Nonlinear Optics

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