Aharon (Ari) Gero holds a B.A. in Physics (Summa Cum Laude), a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude), an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, all from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. In addition, he has an M.B.A. (Cum Laude) from the University of Haifa, Israel.
Dr. Gero is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion where he heads the Electrical Engineering Education Research Group. Before joining the Technion, he was an instructor at the Israeli Air-Force Flight Academy.
Dr. Gero's research focuses on electrical engineering education and interdisciplinary education that combines physics with electronics, such as electro-optics and microelectronics education. His research interests also include quantum optics and atomic physics.
Dr. Gero has received the Israeli Air-Force Flight Academy Award for Outstanding Instructor two times and the Technion's Award for Excellence in Teaching ten times. In 2006 he received the Israeli Air-Force Commander's Award for Excellence, and in 2016 was awarded the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education.
Dr. Gero is a long-distance runner (5 & 10 km) and a triathlete.
- Ph.D. in Physics, Technion, Haifa, Israel, Cooperative effects in the multiple scattering of photons by atomic gases (supervision: E. Akkermans)
- M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel, Electronic, optical and electrical properties of quantum well infrared photo-detectors (supervision: E. Finkman and G. Bahir)
- M.B.A., Cum Laude, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
- B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, Technion, Haifa, Israel
- B.A. in Physics, Summa Cum Laude, Technion, Haifa, Israel