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I hold a computer science Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. My research interests reside between the realms of computer graphics and computational optics. I currently work on physical light transport, which serves as a bridge between rendering and wave optics.

I would like to realize a cohesive computational theory that is able to simulate the wave-optical behaviour of light in real-life, complex scenes and environments. Beyond the applications to realistic rendering in movies and multimedia, this work aims to address the more general challenges of the study of propagation of electromagnetic waves in complex settings, such as: analysis and simulation of radar, signal coverage, simulating optical and non-optical sensors, imaging and so on.

Short Bio

I received my M.Sc. degree in mathematics and computer science from Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, under the supervision of Professor David Harel. My M.Sc research centred on efficient execution and distribution of formally-verifiable software paradigms. I was a recipient of the NVIDIA Ph.D. fellowship 2022-2023. Previously, I was a rendering engineer working on CRYENGINE, a leading game- and rendering-engine, and HUNT, a successful AAA video game. My general research interests are optics, computer graphics, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics. In my free time, I go hiking to some of the farther reaches of our extraordinary planet and weightlift.


University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D. Computer Science

Sep 2019 - March 2023
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Weizmann Institute of Science
M.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science

Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
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