Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks, Short Curriculum Vitae (July 2014)
Prof. Rosenwaks has received his Ph. D. (cum laude) in 1992 working on time-resolved photoluminescence of II-VI and III-V semiconductor, and then spent three years as a postdoctoral research fellow in NREL (USA). In 1996 he joined the Faculty of Engineering at Tel-Aviv University, where he is a Professor of Electrical Engineering since 2005. Prof. Rosenwaks is heading a research group of 10 graduate students and scientists and his current research interests include: nanoscale electrical measurements using mainly Kelvin probe force microscopy, novel photovoltaic devices based on inorganic and organic materials, nanowires and nanowire devices, organic and molecular transistors, and novel biosensors and memory devices. Prof. Rosenwaks has supervised more than 50 graduate students, edited two books, published over 140 peer-reviewed journal articles, presented over 60 invited talks at international scientific meetings, and organized 7 international conferences. He has served as the president of the Israel Vacuum Society (2003-2006), and as the director of Tel-Aviv University Wolfson applied materials research center, and Gordon center for energy research, and as the head of the Physical Electronics department 2011-4. He currently serves as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, and the head of Tel Aviv university Renewable Energy research center.