20 April 2020
2020 Electronics Young Investigator Award: Winner Announced

2020 Electronics Young Investigator Award

Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky is an Associate Professor at the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology. Shahar received a B.S. in computer engineering and applied physics and an MBA degree in 2009 and 2010, respectively, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology in 2014. From 2006 to 2009, he worked as a circuit designer at Intel. From 2014 and 2015, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at Stanford University. Kvatinsky is an editor of Microelectronics Journal and has been the recipient of numerous awards: the 2019 Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research, 2015 IEEE Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award, 2015 Best Paper of Computer Architecture Letters, Viterbi Fellowship, Jacobs Fellowship, ERC starting grant, the 2017 Pazy Memorial Award, the 2014 and 2017 Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Awards, 2013 Sanford Kaplan Prize for Creative Management in High Tech, 2010 Benin prize, and seven Technion excellence teaching awards. His current research is focused on circuits and architectures with emerging memory technologies and design of energy efficient architectures.

It was a difficult decision given the number of high quality applications for the award, and we would like to thank all the applicants from various fields of study for their participation, and all the Award Committee members for their efforts in evaluating the many applications. We congratulate the winner, Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky, on his accomplishments. We wish him further success in his career.

For more information about Electronics awards, please check: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics/awards

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