B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion, in 1975, 1979 and 1983, respectively. At the Technion since 1987. Currently, head of the Aerospace Structures Laboratory. Spent three years with the Israeli industry and between 1996-1998 was a Guest Professor at ETH Zurich Institut fur Leichtbau und Seilbahntechnik, Switzerland.
Static and dynamic stability of thin walled structures, piezoelectric materials, laminated composite structures, dynamic buckling of thin walled structures, multifunctional materials, technologies and structures, smart structures technologies, structural mechanics and energy harvesting using piezoelectric and pyroelectric materials.