Distinguished Fellows of the Faculty



  • Yanai Elisha

    Yanai Elisha

    For his contributions and achievements in the Hi Tech Industry, for his fostering of engineering education in electronics, computers and communications, and for his on-going effort promoting the synergy between the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Israeli Electronics Industry. June 1997

  • Zisapel Zohar

    Zisapel Zohar

    For his contributions and achievements in the development of the Israeli Data Communications Industry, for his devoted public service fostering and promoting academic engineering education in electronics, computers and communications, and for his on-going effort promoting the synergy between the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and the Israeli Electronics Industry. June 1998

  • Sohnis Jonathan

    Sohnis Jonathan

    For his achievements in the development of advanced electronic components and systems, successfully commercialized by his co-founded Altronix Corporation; For his devotion and generous support of his Alma Mater by endowing a scholarship fund, supporting labs and research centers; For establishing the New York Region Chapter of the Technion Alumni Association, and for promoting the synergy between the Department of Electrical Engineering and research activities in the life sciences at the Technion. May 2004

  • Weiser Uri

    Weiser Uri

    For his pioneering R&D activities in the area of computers and microprocessors architecture promoted under his leadership at RAFAEL, National Semiconductors and Intel. For his technological breakthroughs in the development of the NS32532 microprocessor, Intel Pentium Definition, the Intel MMX technology and the invention of the trace cache. For his long-standing commitment and contributions to the development of the VLSI and computer architecture fields in the Department of Electrical Engineering expressed in teaching and developing advanced courses and supervising graduate students research in the field. For his support and personal involvement in research activities conducted in our department and the cultivation of the industry-academia relationships. May 2004

  • Perlmutter David (Dadi)

    Perlmutter David (Dadi)

    For his unique technological achievements and innovation in the architectural and strategy definition of the most advanced computer processors and leading Intels Mobile Platforms Group; For his contribution to the expansion of Intels Israel R&D activities a strategic asset with a tremendous potential impact on further success of the Israeli electronics, communications and computer industry; For his contribution to the development of joint research projects with the Department of Electrical Engineering and for his on-going effort promoting the synergy between academia and industry in Israel. May 2004

  • Yanai Moshe

    Yanai Moshe

    For his repeated leadership of revolutions in the exponentially growing field of information storage systems over the last four decades. He led his first revolution at EMC in the mid 1980s, as the driving force behind the Symmetrix project that turned EMC into the leading provider of enterprise storage systems. He repeated his success after returning to Israel in 2003, founding XIV which was acquired by IBM in 2007. He has also contributed to the advancement of storage technology research at the Technion and elsewhere in Israel, and has nurtured various Israeli startup companies. His unique contributions have been acknowledged in his appointment to the distinguished honors of EMC Fellow and, subsequently, IBM Fellow. In 2010 he was granted the prestigious IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award. June 2011