Dan M. Marom

Dan M. Marom is a Professor in the Applied Physics Department at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, heading the Photonic Devices Group. After receiving the PhD degree from UC San Diego in Electrical Engineering in 2000, he joined the Advanced Photonics Research Department of Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, and since 2005 he has been affiliated with the Hebrew University. During his 20+ year research career in optical communications he has been involved in the development of various optical switches for telecommunications applications, utilizing free-space and guided-wave optics and different switching mechanisms. 

Prof. Marom is a Senior Member of the IEEE Photonics Society, and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America. He was awarded the IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer Award for 2014 and 2015, and is currently serving on the Society’s Board of Governors.