Boris was born in the former Soviet Union and at age 11 moved with his family to Israel. Boris completed his undergraduate studies in physics and mathematics at Hebrew University. He completed master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Physics at Hebrew University under supervision of Prof. Uriel Levy in the field of integrated photonics. During his PhD, he was granted by Eshkol Fellowship from the Israel Ministry of Science. Boris has received several awards during his studies, including the Intel Award, KLA-Tencor Award for excellence in research and Hebrew University award for outstanding students in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. At the end of 2015, Boris moved with his spouse and children to Boston. He is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard. During the first year he will support by a Rothschild Fellowship and a MIT-Technion Fellowship will support him in the second year.
His research interests include nanophotonics, nanoplasmonic, near-field optics, light-mater interaction, opto-fluidic and metamaterials.