Group Members

Group Leader

Guy Bartal

Guy Bartal

Associate Professor
Andrew & Erna Viterbi department of Electrical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Phone: +972-4-829-4712

PHD Students

Matan Iluz

Yakob Kher Alden

yakob kher alden

Near-field wavefront shaping & optical trapping


Doron Shterman

Doron S portrate

Super-resolution microscopy



Dvir Marsh

Amit kam

Guy Sayer – email:

Stav Lotan

Super-resolution microscopy


Lior Fridman – email:

Naor Wiesel

Yigal Ilin

Near-field light-matter interactions with cold atoms


Administrative staff

Shimon Dolev

Lab Engineer



Avi Niv (Post-Doctoral) – Senior lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Daniel Aronovich (M.Sc) – Co-founder and CTO, Healthymize

Yakir Ishay (M.Sc) – PhD student at the Technion – Israeli Institute of technology

Yochai Blau (M.Sc) – Google Research

Erick Ulin Avila (Post-Doctoral)

Asaf David (Ph.D) – Head of R&D, Electro-Optics devision, Elbit

Simhovich Boris (Ph.D) – Post-Doctoral fellow at the Technion – Israeli Institute of technology

Bergin Gjonaj (Post-Doctoral) – Assistant professor, Albanian University, Tirana, Albania

Yoav Chachamovitz (M.Sc) – Officer, IDF, Intelligence corps

Evgeny Ostrovsky (M.Sc) – Microsoft

Kobi Frischwasser (Ph.D) – Surface nonlinear optics email:

Yael Blechman – Nonlinear optics with metasurfaces email:

Shai Tsesses – Near field topological optics and light-matter interactions Post-doctoral Affiliate, MIT email:

Tali Mutat – Thermally-controlled metasurfaces email:

Kobi Cohen – Metasurfaces for surface waves & near-field nonlinear optics email: