Professor Gad Bahir Israeli-born, earned his B.Sc. degree in physics and mathematics from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, in 1969, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1976 and 1982, respectively. He has been a Visiting Scientist at the University of Aahrus, Denmark (1975), and during the years 1984-1987 he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a visiting scientist at Stanford University, Stanford, CA. In 1990 he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, where he is now a Full Professor. He was Director of the Microelectronics Research Center at the Technion from 2002 to 2005. In 1997 and 2007 he was a Visiting Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, USA. He is currently engaged in research on advanced unipolar-based devices in quantum wells and quantum dots. Other areas of interest include properties of GaN-based heterostructures and superlattices and their applications in optoelectronics devices.
Faculty:Electrical and Computer Engineering