Jacob "Koby" Scheuer received the B.Sc. degree (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering and in physics, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1993 and 2001, respectively. He was a Chief Designer with Lambda crossing-an optical component startup specializing in microring resonators for two years. Then, he joined the Center for the Physics of Information and the Department of Applied Physics, the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, as a Research Associate. Currently, he is an Associate Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel. His research interests include nanophotonics, plasmonics, polymer optics, slow light, and secure communications. Prof. have published more than 60 papers in peer reviewed journals and listed 10 patents.