Between the 11th and 15th of March 2018, the Aerospace Engineering Faculty of Technion – IIT hosted a group of undergraduate students from Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering.
Technion and the Israel Space Agency announced that in late 2018, a group of three nanosatellites, which will fly in controlled formation, will be launched for the first time into space.
On November 7th, 2017, a turbomachinery workshop organized by Asst. Prof. Beni Cukurel was held at the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering for the fifth consecutive year.
The Autonomous Navigation and Perception Laboratory (ANPL) dedication ceremony was held on October 24, 2017.
The prize commemorating Prof. Shmuel and Noemi Merhav was awarded to Dr. Maital Levy in a ceremony held on October 23, 2017.
Shahar Wollmark, M.Sc. student under the supervision of Dr. Yinon Yavor and Prof. Em. Alon Gany, won the 2017 Gemunder Prize for Space Defense Related Technologies.
David Castaneda (MSc student) received the award for the best student paper in Propulsion at the 2017 European Conference on Aerospace Sciences (EUCASS).
Congratulations to the students of class 2017 on your B.Sc. graduation from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering!
The 2017 Shanghai Ranking: Technion Aeronautical Engineering Faculty Ranked #8 Worldwide.
On June 27, 2017 we held a special event for the Formula Student Technion 2017 Project at our faculty.
Congratulations to the AUVSI Project Team for winning 3rd place in the international competition!
The Annual Graduate Studies Research Day took place on April 19, 2017 at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. Prizes were awarded on June 14, 2017.
The TAS (Technion Aerial Systems) team is on its way to the USA to take part in the AUVSI SUAS competition, which will take place on June 15-18, 2017.
On June 5, 2017, the graduation ceremony for the new Aerospace Engineering Master degree graduates was held at the Faculty.
On Monday, 29.5.17, the faculty celebrated the graduation of its PhD students, who received their diplomas later that day.
A new book on creativity and innovation, by Distinguished Prof. Daniel Weihs and Professor Dae Shik Kim, was recently published in Korean.
The Faculty’s 1st annual concert took place on March 29, 2017. This concert was an initiative of Asst. Prof. Avshalom Manela and faculty members, students and employees all participated.
Asst. Prof. Beni Cukurel was awarded “Henri Gutwirth Prize for Promotion of Excellence in Research” on his research associated with “Acoustic Resonance Enhanced Heat Exchangers”.
ASSURE affiliate member Sinclair Community College toured the Faculty on March 27, 2017.
Over 500 engineers, scientists, and experts from Israel and abroad participated in the 57th IACAS, the main event in the aerospace field in Israel.
The “Aero in the Valley” program was launched on January 17, 2017 at the WIZO Nahalal Youth Village.
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.
An exposure conference for the elite programs “Brakim” and “Silon” took place on January 3, 2017 for selected military service candidates.
Exciting activities were held during the Hanukkah break at the “Imbar” after-school child care facility situated in the Hadar neighborhood in Haifa.
Students launched a rocket as part of the Rocket Propulsion course.
The Faculty’s undergraduate students’ project The Medical Glider received its first media exposure.
The annual ceremony for the “Gvahim” Excellence Program, promoting excellence among the top undergraduate students in the faculty was held on 4.12.2016.
The IAI “ZRAKOR Day” was held at the Faculty during the Wednesday Noon break and featured a lecture and a quiz.
Gershon Kats received the 2016 Prize in Memory of the late Professor Yaakov Timnat for his PhD research work.
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.
On Thursday, November 10, 2016, the Faculty hosted the AUVSI 2016 Project Conclusion and Presentation Event.
To mark the opening of the Winter Semester, a gathering was held on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, for the faculty graduate students.
Shani Elitzur gave a Plenary Lecture at the Alpbach Technology Symposium, which took place in Alpbach, Austria, on August 25-27, 2016.
Prof. Benny Natan and coauthors win AIAA – Propellants and Combustion Best Paper Award
New Springer book, by Prof. Pini Gurfil, unifies sciences of celestial mechanics and astrodynamics
The Wind Tunnel Complex Control Room will be upgraded thanks to the generous gift from Ms. Leesa Steinberg.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Daniel Weihs was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award by the International Society of Bionic Engineering
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.
The Technion was placed 4th in the 14th AUVSI International Student UAS Competition for developing and flying an autonomous aero-system.
Congratulations to the students of class 2016 on your graduation from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.
The Spring semester Critical Design Reviews (CDR) were presented as part of the “Design Project” course led by Associate Professor Gil Yudilevitch.
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.
On June 13, 2016, the graduation ceremony for the new Aerospace Engineering Master degree graduates was held at the Faculty.
The Annual Faculty Picnic of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, organized by the student committee, took place on June 1st, 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.
The Annual Graduate Studies Research Day took place on April 13, 2016 at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.
35 runners from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering participated in the 2nd Plus500 Technion Race and won 3 medals!
Ofir Akunis, Minister of Science, Technology and Space, visited Asher Space Research Institute (ASRI) and met with Prof. Pini Gurfil
Faculty members and students from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering were recognized and awarded prizes during the 56th IACAS.
The Israeli chapter of EUROAVIA organized an introductory glider flight at the Megiddo Airport.
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.
Shani Elitzur won third place in the international Falling Walls Lab competition.
On November 3, 2015, for the third consecutive year, a turbomachinery workshop, organized by Asst. Prof. Beni Cukurel, was held at the faculty.
The annual ceremony for the “Gvahim” Excellence Program was held on October 21, 2015.
Shani Elitzur won first place in the Falling Walls Lab Israel competition.
Shani Elitzur has been awarded the Rieger Foundation (USA) Fellowship for 2015-2016.
On 6.8.15, the faculty hosted a seminar on propellers and rotors, led by the Department of Aeronautical Sciences (MoD).
The 2015 President’s report, “The Technion Touch”, features research from Assoc. Prof. Gurfil and Asst. Prof. Rudykh.
“InnovNation” Students from over 20 Countries Worldwide Visited the Faculty.
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.
Congratulations to the students of class of 2015 on their graduation from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.
Technion Aerospace and Electrical Engineering students placed second in the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) competition.
Ohad Ben-Yaacov Won 2nd Prize for a Paper Presented at the International Workshop on Satellite Constellations.
A Chinese Delegation of Entrepreneurs Visited the Wind Tunnel Complex.
Assoc. Prof. Pini Gurfil was featured in a Jerusalem Report story on the SAMSON satellite mission.
The DG Eclipse Computer, developed in the Aerospace Department, was donated to the MadaTech museum.
Golda (Evgenia) Kishilev was awarded the Technion Excellence Prize for external graduate students.
On 07.05.2015, faculty members, staff, and graduate students visited Tel-Aviv – Jaffa for the annual faculty trip.
Distinguished Emeritus Professor Daniel Weihs received the Toren prize awarded by the Ministry of Defense.
Shani Elitzur won 1st Prize and the Audience Favorite at the EcoMotion Conference in Tel-Aviv.
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.
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.
Prof. Benny Natan has won the Hershel Rich Innovation Award, awarded by the Technion for works with the potential of profit or royalties.
The 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS) took place on February 25-26, 2015.
Asst. Prof. Stephan Rudykh’s research was recently highlighted in the Technion newsletter.
Students and Faculty Members were well represented in the awards ceremony at the 55th Israeli Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences (IACAS).
Prof. Dan Givoli received the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education at the Technion award ceremony held on February 17, 2015.
Just Published by Springer: Advances on Estimation, Navigation, and Spacecraft Control — Selected Papers of the Itzhack Y. Bar-Itzhack Memorial Symposium…
Many prospective students to the Technion visited the Aerospace Engineering Faculty during the Technion Open House that took place on February 19th.
Michael Karp, currently a Ph.D. student in the Aerospace department, has won the excellence prize from the Wolf Foundation.
On Thursday 22/1/15 the department held a ceremony in which students received awards for excellence in studies and in research.
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.
Technion President, Prof. Peretz Lavie, has appointed Prof. Gurfil to head the Asher Space Research Institute (ASRI) as of January 1st, 2015.
For the second consecutive year, a turbomachinery workshop was held by the Aerospace Eng. department, organized by Dr. Beni Cukurel.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering join efforts to establish a new Control Education Laboratory.
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.
Prof. Dan Givoli has won The Yanai Award for Excellence in Academic Education for 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.
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.
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.
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.
The department’s AUVSI students team has won the honorable 5th place in the Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) Competition.
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.
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.
Prof. Moti Karpel and researchers from the Technical University of Delft developed an autonomous flap for reducing vibrations of flight vehicles.
Dr. Ian Jacobi, who officially joined us in 2012, returned in October 2014 from a two-year postdoctoral research period in Princeton.
Dr. Stephan Rudykh is joining our Faculty as Assistant Professor. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar in MIT.
Dr. Vadim Indelman is joining our Faculty as Assistant Professor. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Georgia-Tech.
Ms. Sonya Tiomkin, a Ph.D. student at the department, won the ZONTA International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The Minerva Center of “Advanced Micro Gas Turbines Technologies towards Distributed Power Generation” was endowed to the Turbo & Jet Engine Laboratory.
Prof. Emeritus Alon Gany was appointed as Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Engineering.
Ph.D. student Shani Elitzur, Prof. Alon Gany and Dr. Valery Rosenband demonstrated the use of aluminum and water generate power.
The Grey Owl autonomous flying system, designed by a team of undergraduate students, to compete in the annual AUVSI competition in the US.
SAMSON – A new satellite mission at the Technion: an autonomous cluster of three satellites will be launched into space within a few years.
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.