Avinoam (Avi) Zadok received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in 2008. Between 2007 and 2009 he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology. In 2009 he joined the Faculty of Engineering of Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he is a Full Professor since 2017.
Dr. Zadok is a co-author of 160 papers in scientific journals and reviewed proceedings of international conferences. His research interests include fiber-optics, nonlinear optics, integrated photonic devices, and opto-mechanics. He is a member of the Technical Program Committee of OFS, and he has been the Technical Program Co-Chair for OFS-26 in Lausanne, 2018.
Dr. Zadok received the Krill Award of the Wolf Foundation in 2013. He received a Starter Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) in 2015 and a Consolidator Grant from the same agency in 2020. Dr. Zadok was a member of the Israel Young Academy (2016-2020) and served as its chairman for 2019-2020. He is currently a member of the Isarel National Council for Research and Development.