Prof. Gabby Sarusi has been a faculty member of the Electro- Optic department in the Faculty of Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev since 2012, and is a member the Nano- Science Institute. His main areas of research include quantum structure infrared photodetectors, band-gap engineering, thermal energy harvesting, and very high sensitivity biosensors. He is currently leading a 7.5M$ program aiming to develop miniature SWIR night vision glasses based on nano-photonics technologies.
Prior to his academic carrier, Prof. Sarusi held several executive positions at the El- Op division of Elbit Systems Ltd where he was V.P. of the Space and Air Imagery Intelligence Division, and V.P. - Chief Scientist and Head of Thermal Vision Systems Development.
Prof. Sarusi holds a double B.Sc. with honors in Nuclear Engineering and in Materials Science, and M.Sc. with honors and Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University in Physical-Electronics Engineering. He did his post doctorate at AT&T Bell Labs. Murray-Hill N.J. and in NASA-JPL, Pasadena CA.