Meet Our New Faculty member: Prof. Ido Kaminer

Prof. Ido Kaminer completed his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Physics at Technion as part of the Psagot reserves program and the Rothschild Technion Excellence Program. He completed his MSc and PhD under the supervision of Dist. Prof. Moti Segev. Kaminer went on to do a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT, where he was hosted by Prof. Marin Soljačić and Dist. Prof. John Joannopoulos, with the support of the Marie Curie Fellowship, the Rothschild Fellowship, and the MIT-Technion Fellowship.

In 2018, Kaminer joined the faculty of the Technion Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Over the years, Prof. Kaminer has received numerous additional awards and grants, including the Israeli Physics Society Graduate Student Award, Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award in Laser Science by the American Physics Society, Azrieli Faculty Fellowship and an ERC Starter Grant on behalf of the European Research Council.

Prof. Ido Kaminer and team have made a dramatic breakthrough in the field of quantum science: a quantum microscope that records the flow of light, enabling the direct observation of light trapped inside a photonic crystal.