Matan received his B.S. degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering, with honors, from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, in 2009. From 2009 to 2014 he worked as an RF-IC design engineer. He received his Ph.D. degrees from California Institute of Technology in 2020 and is currently an assistant professor at Ben-Gurion University.
His research interests are silicon photonics, integrated arrays, and integrated bio-sensors.