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Yaakov (Koby) Shay Levy

Mr. Levy is a Materials Engineer at the Nuclear Research Center - Negev (NRCN) in Beer Sheeva, Israel.  He has more than 12 years of experience in process design, development, and implementation, including R&D projects and management of engineering teams.

Position:

Guest Researcher
Materials Reliability
Structural Materials

Employment History:

2008-present: Guest Researcher, Materials Reliability Division, NIST- USA

2006-2007: Researcher, R&D Division, NRCN, Israel

2004-2006: Head of Projects and System Engineering Section, Metallurgy Division, NRCN, Israel

1996-2004: Member, Gas/Metal Interaction Group, Engineering Section, Metallurgy Division, NRCN, Israel

1993-1996: Research Assistant, Combustion Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

1993-1996: Member, Torch-Temed Ltd (an Israeli research group for the development and manufacturing of thick diamond wafers for industrial applications)

Education:

M.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 1996
Thesis topic: "Deposition of thick diamond wafers at high rates, film characterization, and study of the growth stress in diamonds"

B.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 1993

Contact

Email: yaakov.levy@nist.gov