Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Shy Shoham is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Medicine (adjunct) in the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. He was born in in Rehovot, Israel in September 1973, and holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Utah. After completing his Ph.D., he was a Lewis-Thomas postdoctoral fellow at the department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University. In March 2005 he joined the Technion's faculty of Biomedical Engineering, where he established the Neural Interface Engineering laboratory. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Neural Engineering, and a recipient of a prestigious starting grant from the European Research Council.
Neural Engineering: design and application of massively-parallel optical and acoustic neural interfaces. - Computational Neuroscience: analysis and control of neural signals. - Biomedical Optics and Acoustics: wave propagation and tissue interactions.