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Aeronautics in the Community
08-02-2017

Exciting activities were held during the Hanukkah break at the “Imbar” after-school child care facility situated in the Hadar neighborhood in Haifa.

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"Aero in the Valley" Program Hits the Road
17-01-2017

The “Aero in the Valley” program was launched on January 17, 2017 at the WIZO Nahalal Youth Village.

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The Faculty Joined the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aerial Systems Research
16-01-2017

The Technion’s Faculty of Aerospace Engineering is now an affiliate member of the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aerial Systems research, ASSURE.

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Excellence Programs "Brakim" and "Silon" Exposure Conference
03-01-2017

An exposure conference for the elite programs “Brakim” and “Silon” took place on January 3, 2017 for selected military service candidates.

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Students launched a rocket as part of the Rocket Propulsion course
11-12-2016

Students launched a rocket as part of the Rocket Propulsion course.

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Media Exposure for The Faculty’s Medical Glider Undergraduate Students’ Project
08-12-2016

The Faculty’s undergraduate students’ project The Medical Glider received its first media exposure.

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The 2016 “Gvahim” Excellence Program Ceremony
04-12-2016

The annual ceremony for the “Gvahim” Excellence Program, promoting excellence among the top undergraduate students in the faculty was held on 4.12.2016.

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“ZRAKOR Day” of the Israel Aerospace Industries at the Faculty
23-11-2016

The IAI “ZRAKOR Day” was held at the Faculty during the Wednesday Noon break and featured a lecture and a quiz.

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Gershon Kats is the 2016 Timnat Prize Awardee
16-11-2016

Gershon Kats received the 2016 Prize in Memory of the late Professor Yaakov Timnat for his PhD research work.

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Workshop on Advances in Micro Gas Turbine Cycle Modelling and Turbine Hot Section Design Practices
15-11-2016

On November 15th 2016, for the fourth consecutive year, a turbomachinery workshop organized by Asst. Prof. Beni Cukurel was held at the Technion Aerospace Department.

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AUVSI 2016 Project Conclusion and Presentation Event
10-11-2016

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, the Faculty hosted the AUVSI 2016 Project Conclusion and Presentation Event.

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2016 Winter Semester Opening Gathering for Graduates
09-11-2016

To mark the opening of the Winter Semester, a gathering was held on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, for the faculty graduate students.

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Shani Elitzur Gave a Plenary Lecture at Alpbach Technology Symposium, Austria
20-09-2016

Shani Elitzur gave a Plenary Lecture at the Alpbach Technology Symposium, which took place in Alpbach, Austria, on August 25-27, 2016.

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Prof. Benny Natan and coauthors win AIAA - Propellants and Combustion Best Paper Award
11-09-2016

Prof. Benny Natan and coauthors win AIAA – Propellants and Combustion Best Paper Award

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New Springer book, by Prof. Pini Gurfil, unifies sciences of celestial mechanics and astrodynamics
11-09-2016

New Springer book, by Prof. Pini Gurfil, unifies sciences of celestial mechanics and astrodynamics

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The Wind Tunnel Complex Control Room will be upgraded thanks to the generous gift from Ms. Leesa Steinberg
21-07-2016

The Wind Tunnel Complex Control Room will be upgraded thanks to the generous gift from Ms. Leesa Steinberg.

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Outstanding Contribution Award was given to Distinguished Professor Emeritus Daniel Weihs by the International Society of Bionic Engineering
17-07-2016

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Daniel Weihs was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award by the International Society of Bionic Engineering

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The International Space University is arriving in Israel for the first time
12-07-2016

The International Space University’s upcoming Space Studies Program (SSP16) is arriving in Israel for the first time and will be convened at the Technion, starting July 2016.

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Technion placed 4th in the 14th AUVSI Student UAS Competition 2016 in the U.S.A.
05-07-2016

The Technion was placed 4th in the 14th AUVSI International Student UAS Competition for developing and flying an autonomous aero-system.

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B.Sc. Graduation 2016
23-06-2016

Congratulations to the students of class 2016 on your graduation from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

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Design Project Reviews - Spring Semester 2015/2016
23-06-2016

The Spring semester Critical Design Reviews (CDR) were presented as part of the “Design Project” course led by Associate Professor Gil Yudilevitch.

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Winner of the 2016 Merhav Prize - Pavel Galich
22-06-2016

The prize commemorating Prof. Shmuel and Noemi Merhav was awarded on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, to Mr. Pavel Galich, a PhD student, conducting his research under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Stephan Rudykh.

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Master Degree Graduation Ceremony
13-06-2016

On June 13, 2016, the graduation ceremony for the new Aerospace Engineering Master degree graduates was held at the Faculty.

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The Annual Faculty Picnic at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
01-06-2016

The Annual Faculty Picnic of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, organized by the student committee, took place on June 1st, 2016.

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Dr. Oksana Stalnov - a new faculty
17-05-2016

Dr. Oksana Stalnov joined the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering as Assistant Professor in October 2015. She was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Airbus Noise Technology Centre, University of Southampton, UK.

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Annual Graduate Studies Research Day 2016
13-04-2016

The Annual Graduate Studies Research Day took place on April 13, 2016 at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

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Faculty of Aerospace Engineering wins big at the 2nd Plus500 Techion Race
06-04-2016

35 runners from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering participated in the 2nd Plus500 Technion Race and won 3 medals!

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Ofir Akunis, Minister of Science, Technology and Space, visited Asher Space Research Institute (ASRI) and met with Prof. Pini Gurfil
22-03-2016

Ofir Akunis, Minister of Science, Technology and Space, visited Asher Space Research Institute (ASRI) and met with Prof. Pini Gurfil

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Prizes Awarded to Faculty and Students at the 56th IACAS
14-03-2016

Faculty members and students from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering were recognized and awarded prizes during the 56th IACAS.

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EUROAVIA Takes to the Sky!
11-01-2016

The Israeli chapter of EUROAVIA organized an introductory glider flight at the Megiddo Airport.

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AUVSI-2015 Project Conclusion and Presentation Event and Participation of the AUVSI-2015 Project Team at UVID/AUVSI
21-12-2015

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015 the faculty hosted the AUVSI-2015 Project Summary Seminar. The AUVSI project team from last year and this year participated in UVID/AUVSI on November 9, 2015.

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Shani Elitzur won third place in the international Falling Walls Lab competition
18-11-2015

Shani Elitzur won third place in the international Falling Walls Lab competition.

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Turbomachinery Workshop on Advances in Multidisciplinary Turbomachinery Design Optimization & Combustion for Micro Gas Turbines
09-11-2015

On November 3, 2015, for the third consecutive year, a turbomachinery workshop, organized by Asst. Prof. Beni Cukurel, was held at the faculty.

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“Gvahim” Excellence Program Ceremony
05-11-2015

The annual ceremony for the “Gvahim” Excellence Program was held on October 21, 2015.

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Shani Elitzur won first place in the Falling Walls Lab Israel competition
30-09-2015

Shani Elitzur won first place in the Falling Walls Lab Israel competition.

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Shani Elitzur has been awarded the Rieger Foundation (USA) Fellowship for 2015-2016
25-08-2015

Shani Elitzur has been awarded the Rieger Foundation (USA) Fellowship for 2015-2016.

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Department of Aeronautical Sciences (MoD) seminar on propellers and rotors, hosted at the Faculty
24-08-2015

On 6.8.15, the faculty hosted a seminar on propellers and rotors, led by the Department of Aeronautical Sciences (MoD).

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"The Technion Touch" annual President's Report features research from Assoc. Prof. Gurfil and Asst. Prof. Rudykh
03-08-2015

The 2015 President’s report, “The Technion Touch”, features research from Assoc. Prof. Gurfil and Asst. Prof. Rudykh.

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"InnovNation" Students from over 20 Countries Worldwide Visited the Faculty
20-07-2015

“InnovNation” Students from over 20 Countries Worldwide Visited the Faculty.

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Seminar for Aerospace Teachers
07-07-2015

On June 30, 2015, the faculty held a seminar for 20 teachers from all over the country that teach Aerospace related subjects in Israeli high schools.

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B.Sc. Graduation 2015
02-07-2015

Congratulations to the students of class of 2015 on their graduation from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

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Technion Aerospace and Electrical Engineering Students Placed Second in the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) Competition
23-06-2015

Technion Aerospace and Electrical Engineering students placed second in the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) competition.

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Ohad Ben-Yaacov Won 2nd Prize for a Paper Presented at the International Workshop on Satellite Constellations
15-06-2015

Ohad Ben-Yaacov Won 2nd Prize for a Paper Presented at the International Workshop on Satellite Constellations.

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A Chinese Delegation of Entrepreneurs Visited the Wind Tunnel Complex
14-06-2015

A Chinese Delegation of Entrepreneurs Visited the Wind Tunnel Complex.

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Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil was featured in a Jerusalem Report story on the SAMSON satellite mission
07-06-2015

Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil was featured in a Jerusalem Report story on the SAMSON satellite mission.

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The DG Eclipse Computer, developed in the Aerospace Department, was donated to the MadaTech museum
18-05-2015

The DG Eclipse Computer, developed in the Aerospace Department, was donated to the MadaTech museum.

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Golda (Evgenia) Kishilev was awarded the Technion Excellence Prize for external graduate students
12-05-2015

Golda (Evgenia) Kishilev was awarded the Technion Excellence Prize for external graduate students.

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On 07.05.2015, faculty members, staff, and graduate students visited Tel-Aviv – Jaffa for the annual faculty trip
07-05-2015

On 07.05.2015, faculty members, staff, and graduate students visited Tel-Aviv – Jaffa for the annual faculty trip.

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Distinguished Emeritus Professor Daniel Weihs received the Toren prize awarded by the Ministry of Defense
05-05-2015

Distinguished Emeritus Professor Daniel Weihs received the Toren prize awarded by the Ministry of Defense.

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Shani Elitzur won 1st Prize and the Audience Favorite at the EcoMotion Conference in Tel-Aviv
30-04-2015

Shani Elitzur won 1st Prize and the Audience Favorite at the EcoMotion Conference in Tel-Aviv.

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Alice Miller, an aerospace faculty alumni, was one of 14 Israelis given the honor of lighting a torch during the opening ceremonies for Independence Day
30-04-2015

Alice Miller, an aerospace faculty alumni, was one of 14 Israelis given the honor of lighting a torch during the opening ceremonies for Independence Day.

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"Open Day" 2015
13-04-2015

The “Open Day” for graduate studies was held on April 2nd.  Prizes were awarded to the best posters by a PhD student, a Masters student, and the crowd favorite.

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Prof. Benny Natan has won the Hershel Rich Innovation Award.
02-04-2015

Prof. Benny Natan has won the Hershel Rich Innovation Award, awarded by the Technion for works with the potential of profit or royalties.

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The 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS) took place on February 25-26, 2015
23-03-2015

The 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS) took place on February 25-26, 2015.

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Asst. Prof. Stephan Rudykh's research was recently highlighted in the Technion's newsletter
22-03-2015

Asst. Prof. Stephan Rudykh’s research was recently highlighted in the Technion newsletter.

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Students and Faculty Members were well represented in the awards ceremony at the 55th Israeli Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS)
19-03-2015

Students and Faculty Members were well represented in the awards ceremony at the 55th Israeli Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS).

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Prof. Dan Givoli Received the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education
16-03-2015

Prof. Dan Givoli received the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education at the Technion award ceremony held on February 17, 2015.

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Just Published by Springer Publishing Co.: "Advances on Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control — Selected Papers of the Itzhack Y. Bar-Itzhack Memorial Symposium on Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control"
19-02-2015

Just Published by Springer: Advances on Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control — Selected Papers of the Itzhack Y. Bar-Itzhack Memorial Symposium…

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Prospective students learn about Aerospace Engineering at the Technion Open House
19-02-2015

Many prospective students to the Technion visited the Aerospace Engineering Faculty during the Technion Open House that took place on February 19th.

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Michael Karp, currently a Ph.D. student in the Aerospace department, has won the excellence prize from the Wolf Foundation.
15-02-2015

Michael Karp, currently a Ph.D. student in the Aerospace department, has won the excellence prize from the Wolf Foundation.

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Excellence Ceremony 2015
22-01-2015

On Thursday 22/1/15 the department held a ceremony in which students received awards for excellence in studies and in research.

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Technion's SAMSON nanosatellite project, led by Prof. Pini Gurfil, was featured in The Marker as part of their coverage of the Israeli Space Week.
21-01-2015

Technion’s SAMSON nanosatellite project, led by Prof. Pini Gurfil, was featured in The Marker as part of their coverage of the Israeli Space Week.

 

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Prof. Pini Gurfil Appointed Head of the Asher Space Research Institute
09-12-2014

Technion President, Prof. Peretz Lavie, has appointed Prof. Gurfil to head the Asher Space Research Institute (ASRI) as of January 1st, 2015.

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Turbomachinery Workshop on Advances in Radial Compressor Aerodynamics and Gas Turbine Aeroelasticity
05-11-2014

For the second consecutive year, a turbomachinery workshop was held by the Aerospace Eng. department, organized by Dr. Beni Cukurel.

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Controls Education Laboratory
30-10-2014

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering join efforts to establish a new Control Education Laboratory.

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1964 Reunion
29-10-2014

On 29 October, 2014 the Technion held a reunion of the 1964 class of Aeronautical Engineering (as the department used to be called then) graduates.

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Prof. Dan Givoli has won The Yanai Award for Excellence in Academic Education for 2014
23-10-2014

Prof. Dan Givoli has won The Yanai Award for Excellence in Academic Education for 2014.

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Mr. Alon Weiss (M.Sc. student) won the Best Paper by Young Author award in the 28-ISB
22-10-2014

Mr.  Alon Weiss (M.Sc. student) won the Best Paper by Young Author award in the 28th International Symposium on Ballistics (28-ISB), Atlanta, USA, September 22-26, 2014.

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AUVSI's ‘Grey Owl’ System participates in the UVID Conference 2014
18-09-2014

The students of Grade I, the 1st year participants of the international AUVSI, presented the GREY OWL System in the UVID Conference for Unmanned Vehicles on 17/09/14, and won an academic award.

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Mr. Joel Feldsho, former CEO of El Al, was elected as the next head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel
17-09-2014

The dean of the department of Aerospace Engineering served as a member of the search committee for the new head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel.

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Dr. Igal Kronhaus - a new faculty
22-07-2014

Dr. Igal Kronhaus joined our department as Assistant Professor  in October 2014. He was a post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Bundeswehr University, Munich, Germany.

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The AUVSI students team wins 5th place in the Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) Competition.
20-06-2014

The department’s AUVSI students team has won the honorable 5th place in the Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) Competition.

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Best Paper Awards at 10-ISICP International Propulsion Conference
06-06-2014

A paper by Dan Michaels and Alon Gany, and a poster by Arza Hadad, Dan Grinstein and Benveniste Natan both won 1st awards in the 10th International Symposium on Special Problems in Chemical Propulsion (10-ISICP), Poitiers, France, June 2-6, 2014.

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Shani Elitzur won a double honor in the student competition Challenge 2014 for solutions to reduce the use of petroleum in transportation.
23-05-2014

Ms. Shani Elitzur, a Ph.D. student supervised by Prof. Alon Gany and Dr. Valery Rosenband, won the double honor of 2nd Prize and the Audience Favorite in the student competition Challenge 2014 for solutions to reduce the use of petroleum in transportation held during EcoMotion Conference in Sdot-Yam on May 22-23, 2014.

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Autonomous Aerodynamic Floating Flap Used to Reduce Vibrations
16-04-2014

Prof. Moti Karpel and researchers from the Technical University of Delft developed an autonomous flap for reducing vibrations of flight vehicles.

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Dr. Ian Jacobi - a new faculty
02-04-2014

Dr. Ian Jacobi, who officially joined us in 2012, returned in October 2014 from a two-year postdoctoral research period in Princeton.

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Dr. Stephan Rudykh - a new faculty
01-04-2014

Dr. Stephan Rudykh is joining our Faculty as Assistant Professor. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar in MIT.

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Dr. Vadim Indelman - a new faculty
18-03-2014

Dr. Vadim Indelman is joining our Faculty as Assistant Professor. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Georgia-Tech.

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Ms. Sonya Tiomkin, a Ph.D. student at the department, won the ZONTA International Amelia Earhart Fellowship
14-03-2014

Ms. Sonya Tiomkin, a Ph.D. student at the department, won the ZONTA International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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The Minerva Center of “Advanced Micro Gas Turbines Technologies towards Distributed Power Generation”
17-02-2014

The Minerva Center of “Advanced Micro Gas Turbines Technologies towards Distributed Power Generation” was endowed to the Turbo & Jet Engine Laboratory.

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The US National Academy of Engineering
10-02-2014

Prof. Emeritus Alon Gany was appointed as Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Engineering.

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Aluminum and Water Propulsion
03-02-2014

Ph.D. student Shani Elitzur, Prof. Alon Gany and Dr. Valery Rosenband demonstrated the use of  aluminum and water generate power.

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The Grey Owl system is on its way
10-01-2014

The Grey Owl autonomous flying system, designed by a team of undergraduate students, to compete in the annual AUVSI competition in the US.

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SAMSON - A new satellite mission at the Technion
01-01-2014

SAMSON – A new satellite mission at the Technion: an autonomous cluster of three satellites will be launched into space within a few years.

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Touching the Sky - First Faculty of Aerospace Engineering Women's Day
20-11-2013

About one hundred and fifty high school pupils visited the faculty of Aerospace Engineering in the Technion, as part of a special women’s day.

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