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Festivity – Detailed Program

22/11/2016 @ 09:00 - 16:00

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The Opening Festivity of the Academic Year 2016-2017 of all Israel Universities and Colleges, for Students of Computer Science and Electrical, Software and Computer Engineering

Detailed Program:
Room 42:
Room 22:

11:00 – 16:00   Job fair in parallel with the convention

Prof. David Mendlovic

Prof. David Mendlovic has received his BSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel. Prof. Mendlovic was associated with Erlangen University as a MINERVA postdoctoral fellow, later joining Tel-Aviv University as a Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, where at present he is a Full Professor of electro-optics. Prof. Mendlovic has authored more than 200 technical articles, 3 book chapters, and is the holder of more than 30 patents all of them have been commercialized.

Prof. Mendlovic is a founder of successful opto-electronics startup companies (e.g., Civcom and Eyesquad) and served as their CEO. Civcom Inc. was acquired by Padtec S/A of Brazil, Eyesquad was acquired by Tessera Inc (NASDAQ symbol: TSRA). Recently, Prof. Mendlovic founded Corephotonics, a new startup that deals with the creation of advanced compact camera technologies. He serves as the CEO of Corephotonics.

Prof. Mendlovic is the 1998 winner of the ICO (International Commission of Optics) Award, in recognition of his contribution to the optical signal processing area.

Since January 2008 till September 2010, Prof. Mendlovic was the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Science. At present he serves as the Chairman of the Industrial Affiliates Program and Vice Dean for Research of the Faculty of Engineering. Prof. Mendlovic also gathers the new TAU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Raviv Melamed

Raviv is the CEO and Co-founder of Vayyar. Prior to Vayyar, Raviv was the Vice-President of the Intel Architecture Group and General Manager of Intel’s Worldwide Mobile Wireless Group. Raviv joined Intel in 2004 as part of Intel’s acquisition of Envara, a fabless semi-conductor company based in Israel, where he served as Vice President of R&D.

Prior to that he held several roles in the Israel Defense Force in large scale radar and communication projects. Raviv holds BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

Nimrod Vromen

Nimrod is a Partner in the Hi-Tech Department at Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm. Nimrod has been living and breathing the Israeli high-tech community for the past decade. Nimrod’s specialties: representation of private technology companies and Israeli and foreign venture capital funds (hundreds of transactions over almost a decade); emphasizing on private financing, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and commercial matters. Nimrod holds an LLM and Executive MBA from Tel-Aviv University.

Dr. Gutman Igor

Since 2013 Igor has been with Qualcomm, working on development of advanced algorithms for physical layer of LTE/WiGig (60GHz band) modems. From 2003 to 2013 Igor held a various positions in the field of signal processing in GO Networks, Alvarion and Intel. Igor research interests include analysis of communications systems with nonlinearities and MIMO systems. Igor holds a BSc, MSc and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

Eszter Lukács

Eszter is the IEEE Client Services and University Partnership Program Manager for Europe and Israel, providing outreach, education and awareness for organizations who subscribe to IEEE online content. Eszter offers free online or on-site seminars and training programs on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library for various user communities, including librarians, engineers, researchers, students, faculty and authors. 

Eszter also supports initiatives and information needs of IEEE Student Branches. Based in Berlin, Germany, Eszter joined IEEE in 2013. Eszter holds a Magister degree in Linguistics from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Eszter speaks German, English, and Hungarian.


09:00 - 16:00