b. Israel 1956. B.Sc. Tel Aviv University, 1983. M.Sc. Tel Aviv University, 1985. Ph.D. Stanford University, 1988. At Technion since 1988. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995-96. Naval Postgraduate School, 2001-02. Professor since 2001. Dean 2004-05. Lawrence and Marie Feldman Chair in Engineering.
Computational solid mechanics, finite element methods, computational methods for acoustic and elastic waves, combination of analytic and numerical methods, space structures.