Curiosity Expert: Yoav Medan, Ph.D.
Visiting Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology, Israel
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Yoav Medan, Vice President and Chief Systems Architect at InSightec Ltd., Israel, is responsible for developing new platforms for the Magnetic Resonance guided Focused Ultrasound technology.
Prior to joining InSightec in 1999, Yoav spent 17 years in various senior research and management positions at the IBM Research Division and was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology.
In addition to technical and managerial experience, Yoav has academic experience as well, teaching at the EE department at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in addition to serving as a lecturer for Avionic Systems at the Aeronautical Engineering faculty. More recently he mentors young entrepreneurs as part of the Technion Alumni Technion for Life program and plans a 2012 sabbatical as an associate professor at the BioMedical Engineering department of the Technion and its Autonomous Systems Program.
Yoav, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), is widely published and holds over 2 dozen patents. He received his D.Sc. and B.Sc.(Summa Cum Laude) in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and a M.BA diploma from Bradford University, UK.