Dr. Zachi Baharav, Ph.D.
Dr. Zachi Baharav received his Ph.D. in EE from the Technion, Israel. After working in the local hi-tech industry in various research, management and executive roles, he is now looking forward to sharing his interest in math and CS with students.
Dr. Baharav has more than 30 issued US patents, published over 40 scientific papers and chapters, and is a distinguished lecturer and a Senior member of the IEEE. In addition to keynote talks in numerous professional conferences, Dr. Baharav taught graduate classes in SJSU, and math and CS in local colleges.
Dr. Baharav is resident of Palo Alto together with his wife and their two kids. His son is a Junior in UC Berkley (EE-CS), and his daughter is a Junior at Gunn. When not teaching, he enjoys spending time with family and the outdoors. As an ultrarunner, he likes running on the local hills. He completed WS-100 endurance run, and crosstrains in swimming and biking. As a chess player, he can be seen at times at the local chess events.
His teaching style combines project-based and hands-on activities, with a strong emphasis on basic principles. He believes that offering a multitude of approaches to learn a subject can help engage students and make learning fun. In his classes and life, he emphasizes reflection and contemplation.