Eitan Yaakobi

Marconi Young Scholar Eitan Yaakobi

Recognized in 2009

“Being a Marconi Young Scholar is a gift and an invitation to belong to a family of inspiring and successful researchers.  I aspire to follow their paths.”

Research Area

Information and coding theory with applications to non-volatile memories and data storage. Research focuses on studying codes and algorithms which will be used in memories and storage solutions in order to improve their capacity, performance, endurance, power consumption and more.

Current Position

Associate Professor, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology


  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California, San Diego
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
  • B.A. in Computer Science and B.A. Summa in Mathematics, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Young Scholar Research

Coding for flash memories.

Other Honors

  • 2011 The Schultz Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Research
  • 2010-2011 Intel Ph.D. Fellowship
  • 2002-2005 Member of the Technion’s Excellence Program

Fun Fact

I love surfing and yoga.