[Israel Gannot photo]

Prof. Israel Gannot
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv 69978 
Phone: 972-3-6406711
Fax: 972-3-6407939
e-mail: gannot@eng.tau.ac.il

Lab website: https://web.eng.tau.ac.il/~bmoptics/wp/
Academic rank: Associate Professor at Tel-Aviv University, Visiting full professor at George Washington University.



Research Interests:

  • Optical biopsy -optical diagnostic methods in medicine
  • Laser tissue interaction
  • Fibers and waveguides for medical applications
  • Lasers and optics in medicine . Laboratory Site


  • 1977-1981         B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical  Engineering, Technion- The Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
  • 1987-1989         M.Sc., Bio-Medical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Tel- Aviv University.
    Subject of thesis: Plastic hollow fibers for transmitting  CO2 Laser Radiation for Medical Purposes. 
    Advisor: Prof. Nathan croitoru
  • 1989-1994         Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Tel-Aviv University.
    Subject of the thesis: Investigation of the Flexible Waveguide Transmitting IR Laser Radiation and the Interaction of the Radiation Emerging from the Waveguide with Tissue.
    Advisor: Prof. Nathan croitoru


    • Lasers and optics in medicine- Graduate course. Laboratory Site Computes in Medicine
    • Optical diagnostic methods in Medicine –Graduate course.
    • Lasers Applications in Medicine – Under Graduate Course.
    • Wave propagation in biological tissue-Undergraduate course.
    • Medical Informatics- Graduate course.
    • Laser Tissue Interactions- Graduate course.
    • Biomedical Computing-undergraduate course
    • Medicine for Engineers – Graduate course.

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