Prof. Zeev Zalevsky Wins the ASLMS prestigious Young Investigator Award.
Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, Head of the Electro-Optics Program at BIU’s Faculty of Engineering, and Director of BIU’s Nanophotonics Center , has won the American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery’s prestigious Young Investigator Award. Prof. Zalevsky was awarded for his involvement in the development of laser-based remote biomedical sensors. This innovative technology enables biomedical remote sensing in real time, using lasers and reflected pattern analysis.
The ASLMS Young Investigator Award was established in 2007 by Candela Corporation, Cynosure, and DEKA to recognize and encourage the development of future technology innovators and leaders. It is given in memory of the Dr. Horace Furumoto, and is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards. It is given every year in the ASLMS annual conference, to individuals who have contributed significantly to the field of laser and energy based medicine. Award recipients are chosen out of an extensive number of nominees. Award recipient are given a plaque and $4,000 (to be used to further his/her professional development) and are required to present a brief lecture during the Plenary Session at the conference highlighting their accomplishments.