First degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics at the Technion.
Participated in the Technion Excellence Program: October 2002 – February 2006.
Ilya included advanced courses and courses from other faculties in his curriculum.
– "Characterizing photonic lattices using Brillouin-zone spectroscopy" with Guy Bartal.
– "Design and characterisation of a low-noise cryogenic amplifier" with Ronen Almog.
– "Comparing approaches for dealing with noise in quantum detection problem for digital communication" with Noam Elron.
Today (2012): Serving his military service in the academic reserves as an engineer in the Intelligence forces.
Recommendation to Program participants: "Do your best and enjoy it".