מנדלבאום

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Curriculum Vitae
קורות חיים

Education

2001-2007       Ph.D.  studies  in physics at the Racah Institute of Physics at Hebrew University.

1998-2001       Completed Master's Equivalent Thesis at the Racah Institute of Physics at Hebrew U.,

“Thermodynamics of AdS Spaces”, supervised by Prof. Eliezer Rabinovici and Prof. Shmuel Elitzur

1995-1998       Applied Mathematics Program, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Fulfilled course requirements for Master's Degree.

1993-1995       M.A.  in Mathematics (differential geometry), University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).

1991-1993       B.A.  in Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

 1988-1990        High School Diploma at TIUNY, Rochester, NY (USA).

 

Fields of Expertise

Electrooptics, Computational Physics, Theoretical Physics, Differential Geometry

 

Professional Experience

2014 – Present  Physics Team Head  at QuantUp Laboratories technology incubator

  • Projects –Solar Heat Reflector, Fluids Spray Formation (CFD), Light Communications (Li-Fi)
  • Practical Responsibilities – Thermo-structural, Thermo-Fluid and Thermo-Optic Simulations; Ray-trace Optical Simulations, Measurements, Prototype Construction; Directed junior employees

Directed Analysis of Thermal Distortion of Reflector for Hybrid Solar ThermoElectric/CPV  domestic generator, and  Lifi In-Store Location Development Team  

 

2013 – Present  Jerusalem College of Technology, Physics Dept. , Lecturer in Thermodynamics

2011 – 2013   Physicist and Electroptic Engineer at QLight Nanotech  a start-up company developing nano-materials for display and lighting

 

Responsibilities in this capacity included:

·         Maximization of extracted light from fluorescent films

-   Achieved critical breakthrough in light outcoupling, dramatic increase of device viability

·         Setting up new optical characterization laboratory, evaluation of new equipment for purchase

·         Optical simulations of nanoparticle-based devices, nanocrystal-photon interactions

-   Developed method of optical amplification and Q-Switching using nanomaterials

·         Application of image processing to characterize measured radiation from prototype devices

·         Electrooptic measurements of  devices' electromagnetic and colorimetric properties

·         Development of GUI applications in Matlab/Labview for measurements and data analysis

·         Writing technical material for new IP

 

Practical Experience: Optomechanical Constructions; Light Recycling and Extraction in LCD optical stack, Lightguides; Radiation Simulations using Matlab, Zemax, and Comsol; Data Analysis, Experimental Design; Labview; Electrooptic Characterization of Fluorescent Materials - Quantum Yield, Polarization etc.

 

1993 - 2010     Instructor in Physics and Mathematics, including:

2009 - 2010     Science Laboratory Instructor, at David Yellin Teacher's College

1998 - 2002     Laboratory Instructor, Physics Dept., Hebrew University

Practical Experience: Electronic and Optical Components, Computerized Measurements

1996                Research Physicist at the Center for Computational Chemistry in the Technion. Numerical Simulations of  matter-light interactions using Fortran. Supervised  by Nimrod Moiseyev.

1993                Student Researcher in Physics Department at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. Studied Parametric Trapping of Atoms by Lasers. Supervised by Prof. Steve Arnold.

Practical Experience: Operation of Laser Quadrupole Trap, Development of functioning mechanical model for electro-optical phenomena.

 

Computer skills

Programming languages: FORTRAN , C/C++.

Scientific applications:  Matlab, Mathematica, Comsol, Zemax,  LabView, Excel.

 

Languages

English (first language), Hebrew (fluent), French, Arabic , German, Russian.

 

Awards

1999 – Golda Meir Fellowship.

1996 – Dor Foundation  Fellowship  for Research in Israel

1995 – MIT Applied Mathematics Fellowship

1993 – Phi Beta Kappa (Honors Society), Pi Mu Epsilon (Math. Honors Society), Mathematics Fellowship

1991 1993 - Dean's List

1990 – Bausch & Lomb award