Ms. Harel brings over 15 years of experience in Materials Engineering and R&D to MTI. She previously worked at Micron Technology and spent close to ten years at Intel’s Silicon Photonics group in Israel, where she filed two patents in Silicon Photonics technology. Ms. Harel specializes in the development of novel optical receivers and transmitters using CMOS (Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor) technology. Additionally, she brings a wealth of experience from the semi-conductor industry in processes such as deposition, photolithography and etching. Ms. Harel attended Sapir college in Israel and received a Bachelor of Science in Advanced Materials Engineering from the Jerusalem College of Engineering.