Mr. Russell Ellwanger

Russell Ellwanger

Tower Semiconductor


Mr. Ellwanger has served as Tower Semiconductor Chief Executive Officer since May 2005. He has served as Director since September 2016, and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company’s subsidiaries: Tower Semiconductor Newport Beach Inc., Tower Partners Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Tower Semiconductor San Antonio, Inc. He also served as a director of the Company between May 2005 and April 2013. Prior to Tower, from 1996 to 2005, he served in various executive positions with Applied Materials Corporation including Group Vice President, General Manager of the Applied Global Services (AGS) division, Group Vice President, General Manager of the CMP and Electroplating Business Group, and Corporate Vice President, General Manager of the Metrology and Inspection Business Group, during which he was based in Israel. He also served as Vice President of Applied Materials’ 300-mm Program Office in the US. In addition, Mr. Ellwanger served as General Manager of Applied Materials’ Metal CVD Division and Managing Director of CVD Business Development, during which he was based in Singapore. Prior to Applied Materials, he held various managerial positions at Novellus Systems, Inc. from 1992 to 1996 and at Philips Semiconductors from 1980 to 1992.

Keep Me Updated

Dear Friends of the Nano community, participants, presenters, and invited speakers,

After careful consideration and as a result of the ongoing security situation in Israel, we have decided that it is in the best interest of everyone involved to reschedule the event.

These are the new dates:

9-11 March, 2025 | ICC Jerusalem

We understand the impact this may have on your plans and appreciate your understanding during these challenging times.

Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to hosting a safe and successful NANO.IL.2025.

* Please note – registered participants and sponsors: Paid registration and signed sponsorship contracts will be valid for the new dates as well.
Should you decide to cancel your registration or sponsorship, the fees previously paid will be refunded; however, we cannot guarantee the same rates for the new 2025 dates.


Prof. Danny Porath
Conference Chairperson
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Meital Reches
Conference Co-Chairperson
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Mr. Haim Rousso
Conference Co-Chairperson
El-Op former CEO

Mr. Rafi Koriat
Conference Co-Chairperson
Israel National Nanotechnology Initiative