Dr. Yakov Roizin

Director of Emerging Technologies & Fellow

Dr. Roizin was named Tower Semiconductor Fellow, the Company’s highest technical honor, and appointed as Director of Emerging Technologies in 2010. Currently, he is working on Tower Semiconductor roadmap R&D projects and coordinating interaction with Tower Semiconductor research partners in the semiconductor industry and in academia. Dr. Roizin has served with Tower Semiconductor in various positions since 1997. Prior to his current position, he held engineering and managerial positions in Tower Semiconductor R&D departments. During his career, he supervised the development of different types of semiconductor devices, including non-volatile memories and sensors for embedded CMOS technologies. Dr. Roizin is a full professor of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (visiting) and a full professor of Tel-Aviv University (adjunct). He is the author of about 300 publications, including 60 patents. He received his Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Hab) degrees and Professor’s title from the leading academic institutions of the former USSR.