Alumni

The Yariv Group first started in the 60s. The group now counts 112 alumni!

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Sinan Zhao 2015 Barclays
Yaakov (Yasha) Vilenchik 2015  
Scott Steger 2014 Intel Corporation
Jacob Sendowski 2013 Intel Corporation
Arseny Vasilyev 2013 Infinera
Christos Santis 2013 Postdoc, University of California, Santa Barbara
Hsi-Chun Liu 2012 Intel Corporation
Naresh Satyan 2011 Telaris Inc.
Xiankai Sun 2010 Assistant Professor of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Avi Zadok 2009 (postdoc) Senior lecturer, School of Engineering, Bar-Ilan University
Lin Zhu 2008 Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University
Wei Liang 2008 OEwaves, Inc.
Joyce Poon 2007 Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
John Choi 2007 Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Philip Chak 2006 (postdoc) Quantitative analyst
Jacob Scheuer 2006 (postdoc) Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Yanyi Huang 2005 (postdoc) Professor of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, College of Engineering, Peking University
George Paloczi 2005 Lockheed Martin – Santa Barbara Focalplane
Will Green 2005 Research Staff Member, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Yong Xu 2001 PhD, 2004 postdoc Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
George Ouyang 2004 (Engineer’s Degree) Wavien Inc.
Shayan Mookherjea 2003 Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Avishay Eyal 2002 (postdoc) Professor of Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Roger Koumans 2001 Luxtera
Dan Provenzano 2001 Production Engineer, Orbits Lightwave
Eva Peral 2000 Ortel/Emcore
Reginald Lee 2000 Research Scientist, Orbits Lightwave
Xiaolin Tong 1998 Technology Consultant
Doruk Engin 1998 Optical Air Systems
Matthew McAdams 1998 CEO of Senware Inc.
Yuanjian Xu 1997 Boeing
Boaz Salik 1997 Consultant
William Marshall 1997 Epilimnion Technology consultant
Jing Feng 1997 Woodfield Enterprise Solutions
Aharon Agranat 1997 (visitor) Professor of Applied Physics, Hebrew University
Randal Salvatore 1996 Infinera
Sergei Orlov 1996 Research Associate, Stanford University
John O’Brien 1996 Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
Volnei Pedroni 1995 Federal Center of Technological Education of Paran
Ali Shakouri 1995 Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz
John Kitching 1995 Physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony Keywitsch 1995 Vice President, Arroyo Optics, Santa Monica, California
John Iannelli 1995 Staff Scientist, ORTEL Corporation/Emcore
Gilad Almogy 1995 Vice President, Applied Materials
Moti Segev 1994 (postdoc) Professor of Physics, Technion
Gert Cauwenberghs 1994 Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Bin Zhao 1994 Manager, Analog/Mixed-Signal IC Design, Skyworks Solutions
Thomas Schrans 1994 Technology Consultant
Lars Eng 1993 Finisar
Ilan Grave 1993 Professor, Department of Physics/Engineering, Elizabethtown College
Rudolf Hofmeister 1993 Finisar
Charles Neugebauer 1993 ST Microelectronics
Steven Sanders 1992 Silicon Light Machines
Sidney Kan 1991  
Victor Leyva 1991 Staff Scientist, ORTEL Corporation
Hal Zarem 1990 President and CEO, Silicon Light Machines
Koichi Sayano 1990 Research and Development Laboratories
David Mehuys 1990 Infinera
Joel Paslaski 1990 Xponent Photonics
Yasuo Tomita 1989 Professor of Electronics Engineering, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Michael Mittelstein 1989  
Pamela Derry 1989 Boeing
George Rakuljic 1987 Telaris Inc.
Kazuo Kyuma 1986 (visitor) Director of the Central Research Laboratory, Mitsubishi Electric Co.
Yasuhiko Arakawa 1986 (visitor) Professor, University of Tokyo
Robert Lang 1986 Origami artist, mathematician, and author
Norman Kwong 1986 Archcom, VSK Photonics
John Stephen Smith 1986 Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley Founder and President, Beckmen Displays, Berkeley, California
Anders Larsson 1985 (visitor) Chalmers University of Technology
Kerry Vahala 1985 Professor of Applied Physics, Caltech
Jeffrey White 1985 Laser and Spectroscopy Facility Director, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Mark Cronin-Golomb 1983 Professor of Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University
Liew-Chuang Chiu 1983 Northrop Grumman
Paul Yu 1983 Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Christoph Harder 1983 Bookham Technology
Eli Kapon 1983 (postdoc) Professor of Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Shlomo Margalit 1982 (visitor) Founder and director of MRV
Joseph Nilsen 1982 Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Thomas Koch 1982 Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Physics, Lehigh University
Henry Blauvelt 1982 Xponent Photonics Inc.
Nadav Bar-Chaim 1981 (postdoc) Vice President ORTEL Corporation
Daniel Wilt 1981 Group Supervisor, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Kam Lau 1981 Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Pei-Chuang Chen 1981 Vice President, Wafer Fabrication, ORTEL Corporation/Emcore
Baruch Fischer 1981 (postdoc) Professor of Electrical Engineering, Technion, Isreal
Joseph Katz 1981 Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs
Pinchas Agmon 1980 Laserop
David Pepper 1980 Malibu Scientific Consulting
Isreal Ury 1980 Founder and Vice President ORTEL Corporation
Chun-Ching Shih 1980 Northrop Grumman
Richard Moyer 1980 Northrop Grumman
Chi-Shain Hong 1979 Luxxon Technology
Dan Fekete 1979 Professor of Physics, Technion, Isreal
John Auyeung 1979 Chromux Technologies
Jeffrey Shellan 1978 The Optical Sciences Company
Willie Ng 1978 Manager of the Photonics Department, Principal Research Scientist, Hughes Research Laboratories
Pochi Yeh 1978 Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
Alexis Livanos 1977 (postdoc) Northrop Grumman, VP Space Technology
Avraham Gover 1976 Professor of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Elsa Garmire 1974 (postdoc) Professor of Engineering , Dartmouth College
Abraham Katzir 1974 Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University
C. P. Lee 1974 National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Harold Stoll 1974  
Jack Comly 1974 Los Alamos National Labs
Michiharu Nakamura 1973 (visitor) Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, Head of R&D, Hitachi Corporation
David Vahey 1973 Accuray
James Pearson 1972 Director of Research and Administration, College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida
Uri Ganiel 1971 (visitor) Professor Emeritus, Department of Science Teaching, The Weizmann Institute of Science
Stephen Kurtin 1971 Lane Research
David Hall 1971 Northrop Grumman Corp.
Lee Casperson 1971 Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Jean-Pierre Laussade 1969 Vice President of Sony Semiconductor America
John Zoutendyk 1968 Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retired