Ofer joined the NEO Lab in July 2016 as M.Sc. student and continued to the direct Phd program. He received his B.Sc. degree in Physics and Computer Science (with Honors) from Tel-Aviv University in May 2016. During his B.Sc. he participated in a research project under the supervision of Dr. Roy Beck, studying the interactions of the neuron cell cytoskeletal proteins using SAXS and cross polarized microscopy. At the NEO Lab Ofer studies nonlinear nano-plasmonics.