is presently consulting at ORLASE for technology and engineering
of Lasers and Electro-optical Systems. Formerly he worked for more than
30 years at Elop Electro-optical Industries (that eventually
merged into Elbit‑Systems).
leading during many years the development of new laser technologies and
the engineering of laser products, in his last positions at Elop
he was the Chief Scientist and the head of the Physics Group.
M.Sc. degree in Physics, and B.Sc. degrees in Physics and in Electrical
and Electronics Engineering, all from the Technion, and he studied Business Management at
Tel Aviv University.
Itamar Shoshan authored many scientific papers and invented many
patents, and is active in the professional organizations in the fields
of Lasers and Electro-optics.
I. (Shelly) Glaser received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the
Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovoth, Israel. He held positions in
the Image Processing Institute of the University of Southern California
(Los Angeles) and the Optical Sciences Center of the University of
Arizona. Later he became an Associate Professor at the Weizmann
Institute of Science and Tel Aviv University, as well as at the
University of Southern California. I. Glaser served as a member of the
program committee of several international scientific meetings, and
chaired two such meetings. During 1992 - 1993,
I. Glaser became the Chief Scientist of Holo-Or Ltd., a small company
specializing in diffractive optics. Prof. Glaser consulted (and still
consults) many leading high-technology firms in Israel and abroad. He
founded a start-up company specializing in high-speed optical data
storage. Prof. Glaser is now a faculty member at the Holon Institute of
Technology (HIT) in Israel, where he serves as
the Head of the Graduate Studies Program.