Short Biography

Shahar Kvatinsky is a Full Professor at the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Shahar received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering and Applied Physics and an MBA degree in 2009 and 2010, respectively, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Ph.D. degree 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 to 2015, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at Stanford University. Kvatinsky is a member of the Israel Young Academy. He is the head of the Architecture and Circuits Research Center at the Technion, chair of the IEEE Circuits and Systems in Israel, and an editor of Microelectronics Journal and Array. Kvatinsky has been the recipient of numerous awards: the 2023 Uzi & Michal Halevy Award for Innovative Applied Engineering, the 2021 Norman Seiden Prize for Academic Excellence, the 2020 MDPI Electronics Young Investigator Award, the 2019 Wolf Foundation’s Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research, the 2015 IEEE Guillemin-Cauer Best Paper Award, the 2015 Best Paper of Computer Architecture Letters, Viterbi Fellowship, Jacobs Fellowship, an ERC starting grant, the 2017 Pazy Memorial Award, 2014, 2017 and 2021 Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Awards, the 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 the design of energy-efficient architectures.

Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky

Contact Info

Phone:+972 73 378 71 79
E-mail:e-mail icon
Office:Zisapel Building, 1056
Address: Prof. Shahar Kvatinsky
Andrew and Erna Viterbi Faculty of
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 3200003

Research Interests

Circuit design
Computer architecture
Artificial Intelligence
VLSI systems
Chip multiprocessor (CMP)
Energy efficiency in computers
Hardware security
Neuromorphic computing
Memory, especially emerging non-volatile memory technologies (STT-MRAM, PCM, RRAM, Memristors, 3D Xpoint, CBRAM, etc.)

Selected Publications