Yakir Hadad


Senior Lecturer (Assistant Prof.)
Department of Physical Electronics
School of Electrical Engineering
Tel-Aviv University
Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv, 69978, Israel

Short Bio:
Between May 2014 till Dec 2016 I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Metamaterials and Plasmonics Research laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). I received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in ECE from the Ben-Gurion University in 2006 and 2008, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in EE from Tel-Aviv University in 2014.

During my academic career I recieved the Krill Prize for Excellence in research in 2020, the Alon fellowship by the Israeli Council for Higher Education (2018-2020), the 2016 Felsen Award for Excellence in Electrodynamics by the European Antenna and Propagation Society, and several best paper awards. However, my greatest pride is to be listed in the TAU's Rector “100 best teachers list” of the campus in 2019, and to mentor several excellent PhD, MSc, and BSc students.

Current Research Interests

  • Electrodynamics/Acoustics and wave theory

  • Analytical methods

  • Physical bounds in wave engineering

  • Methods for Time-Variant, Nonlinear, and Active wave systems

  • Wave phenomena in complex and multi-physics structures

  • Metamaterials with applications in antennas and devices at RF and optics

  • Photonics and Plasmonics


Office: Room 237, Maabadot Hashmal bulding, Tel-Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, Israel, 69978.
Email: hadady@eng.tau.ac.il
Tel. +97236406414
Web page: http://www.tau.ac.il/~yakirhad/