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List of Advisers and Research Interests

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NameMain interestsOfficeTelephone
Abramovich, Haim

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.

Aeronautics 104(04) 829-3199 
Ben-Asher, Joseph Z.

Systems engineering, missile guidance, ballistic missile defense, optimization techniques, optimal control theory, flight dynamics and control, flexible structures dynamics and control.

Aeronautics 209(04) 829-3813 
Berkovits, Avraham

Structural fatigue, crack propagation, creep; structural design and testing; fatigue and failure analysis.

Aeronautics 126(04) 829-3808 
Burcat, Alexander

Thermodynamics of pure substances connected to fuels and aerothermochemistry, their radicals and ions. Extended Third Millenium Ideal Gas and Condensed Phase Thermodynamic Database of Pure Chemical Substances for Combustion and Air-Pollution Use with updates from Active Thermochemical Tables.
Annotated Database Initiated and Built since 1972 by Alexander Burcat available at <http://burcat.technion.ac.il/dir>

Lady Davis 753(04) 829-3198 
Cukurel, Beni

Basic and Applied Heat Transfer:
Thermo-Acoustic Interaction, Conjugate Heat Transfer, Active Flow Control, Jet Impingement, Thermal Barrier Coatings.
Measurement Technique Development:
Infrared Thermography, Liquid Crystal Thermometry, Particle Image Velocimetry, Hotwire Anemometry, Laser Induced Fluorescence.
Gas Turbine Component Analysis:
Turbine Cooling and External Flows, Aero-Thermal Design of Gas Turbine Hot Gas Section, Axial and Radial Compressor/Turbine Aerodynamics.

Lady Davis 740(077) 887-1962 
Durban, David

Mechanics (strength, behavior and stability) of aerospace structures. Theory of plasticity and metal forming processes. Continuum mechanics and mathematical rheology of finite deformations. Sintered powder materials and porous solids

Lady Davis 747(04) 829-3805 
Frankel, Itzchak

Theoretical fluid mechanics, flow and transport phenomena in sheared suspensions, unsteady free surface flows, hydrodynamic stability of capillary jets, interfacial phenomena, rarified gas dynamics.

Aeronautics 226(04) 829-2353 
Gal-Or, Benjamin

Thrust vectored aircraft; Vectored jet propulsion for maximizing agility and safety; Philosophy of Physics and Mathematics.

Gany, Alon

Rocket, ramjet and scramjet propulsion, combustion, energetic materials, reacting and two-phase flows, metal and boron combustion, heat and mass transfer, bubbly flows, marine jet propulsion, hydrogen production and storage, and electric energy generation via fuel cells.

Rocket Propulsion(04) 829-2554
Givoli, Dan

Computational solid mechanics, finite element methods, computational methods for acoustic and elastic waves, combination of analytic and numerical methods, space structures.

Lady Davis 739 (04) 829-3814 
Greenberg, Barry

Reactive Flows and Spray Combustion, Numerical Methods, Fire Safety.

Lady Davis 756(04) 829-2709 
Grunwald, Arthur

Flight control and flight displays for atmospheric and space flight, man-machine systems, visual perception, Operator Interface Design for controlling complex Aerospace System

Lady Davis 656(04) 829-3486
Guelman, Moshe

Spacecraft dynamics and control, Astrodynamics, Trajectory optimization, Guidance systems, Space robotics, Optimal and adaptive control.

Aeronautics 111(04) 829-2261 
Gurfil, Pini

Astrodynamics, Satellite Dynamics, Distributed Space Systems, and Vision-Aided Navigation.

Asher Space Research Institute, 212(04) 829-4973 
Idan, Moshe
  • Estimation and Control of Systems with Non Gaussian Noises
  • Innovative Future Air Traffic Control Concepts
  • Robust and Adaptive Flight Control Systems and Applications
Aerospace 105(04) 829-3489 
Indelman, Vadim
  • State estimation and information fusion,
  • Vision-aided navigation, multiple view geometry,
  • Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM),
  • Inference via graphical models,
  • Multi-robot systems: distributed inference, mapping and navigation,
  • Structure from motion, bundle adjustment,
  • Integrated planning and perception, planning under uncertainty.
Lady Davis 738(04) 829-3815 
Iosilevskii, Gil

Aerodynamic theory of wings and bodies in unsteady motion. Asymptotic wing theories. Flight mechanics (theoretical and experimental). Helicopter dynamics. Basic fluid mechanics and transport phenomena. Animals aero- and hydro-dynamics.

Aeronautics 208(04) 829-3240 
Jacobi, Ian

Fundamental physics of turbulent boundary layers, in particular the organization of coherent structures and their evolution in non-equilibrium environments; model-based control techniques for turbulent drag reduction; the use of microfluidic technologies for turbulent flow control and diagnostics.

Aeronautics 211(077) 887-1685
Karpel, Moti

Aeroelasticity and structural dynamics, interaction with control systems,  design methods.

Lady Davis 654(04) 829-3490 
Kronhaus, Igal
  • Electric propulsion,
  • Plasma diagnostics,
  • Numerical modeling of plasmas,
  • Cathodic arcs and Micro-discharges,
  • Orbit and attitude control of small spacecraft,
  • Plasma actuators.
Asher Space Research Institute, 203(04) 829-2477
Landkof, Benjamin

Materials for Aircraft and Satellite Structures, Metal Matrix Composites for Airborne Use, Magnesium Applications for Aircraft Design, Metal Joining and Plastic Deformation Technologies, Airborne Electronic Packaging.

Aeronautics 214(04) 829-2702 
Levy, Yeshayahou

Propulsion (turbo-jets, turbo shaft and ramjet engine), Gas (power) turbine, Pressurized fluidized bed combustion for gas turbine operation, Atomization of liquid fuels, Combustion of liquid sprays, Low NOx combustion, Optical diagnostics in fluid mechanics and combustion systems, Blood flow.

Lady Davis 741(04) 829-3807 
Manela, Avshalom
  • Aeroacoustics: vibroacoustics, vortex sound
  • Fluid-structure interactions
  • Rarefied and small-scale gas dynamics
  • Hydrodynamic stability
Lady Davis 750(04) 829-2237 
Michaels, Dan

Propulsion and combustion:

  • Dual mode scramjet – supersonic and subsonic flame holding
  • Thrusters for space application discharging a concentrated mass
  • Solid Propellants
  • Two-Phase Reacting Flows
  • Combustion dynamics and stability of Premixed Flames
  • Fuel Variability For Propulsion And Energy Production
Lady Davis 751
Natan, Benveniste (Benny)

Propulsion and combustion and related areas, including: Gel Propellants; Ramjet Engines; Supersonic Combustion; Hypergolic Ignition, Boron Combustion, Combustion of Metals; Two-phase, Turbulent, Reactive Flows; Thermodynamics.

Aeronautics 206(04) 829-2395 
Nissim, Eliahu

Aeroelasticity, dynamics, aerodynamics.

Aeronautics 128(04) 829-2264 
Oshman, Yaakov

Optimal estimation, information fusion and control, with application to aerospace systems. Particular interests: guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) systems; interdisciplinary aerospace systems, including structural estimation and control, and health monitoring/fault detection and isolation (FDI) systems; flow control.

Lady Davis 737(04) 829-3803
Rand, Omri

Rotary-Wing Theory, Rotorcraft Aeromechanics. Anisotropic Elasticity, Composite structures. Autonomous Aerial Vehicles.

Lady Davis 655(04) 829-3487
Raveh, Daniella

Main Interests: Computational Aeroelasticity – the study of aeroelastic phenomena using high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and structural finite-elements (FE) models.

Positions available

Aeronautics 207(04) 829-2263 
Rosen, Aviv

Rotary wings, Dynamics and aeroelasticity of blades, helicopter dynamics, helicopter flight mechanics, wind turbine dynamics, propellers, structural dynamics and stability, nonlinear dynamics.

Aeronautics 228(04) 829-2711 
Rudykh, Stephan
  • Mechanics of Nonlinear Composites
  • Active Materials
  • Wave propagation
  • Soft Matter
  • Bio-inspired materials

Dr. Rudykh research bridges the gap between material microstructures and macroscopic properties. Stephan actively utilizes the design rules observed in nature to develop bio-inspired materials with a large variety of functionalities. Dr. Rudykh research profile includes the area of active materials for artificial muscles, actuators, sensors, and soft robotics; bio-inspired flexible armor; acoustic metamaterials; and light-weight composites with extreme mechanical properties. Dr. Rudykh uses a mix of theory, simulations and experiments involving advanced 3D printing techniques.

Lady Davis 752(04) 829-2547
Shima, Tal

Guidance of vehicles, especially missiles and unmanned aircraft, operating individually or as a team. Specific interests are:

  • Geometrical guidance
  • Cooperative guidance
  • Guidance and control of cooperating autonomous aerial, ground, and sea vehicles
  • Intertwined guidance, estimation, and flight control.

Head of the Cooperative Autonomous SYstems (CASY) laboratory.

Lady Davis 746(04) 829-2705 
Stalnov, Oksana
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Unsteady Aerodynamics
  • Flow and Noise

Positions Available

Lady Davis 758(04) 829-3191
Steinberg, AvrahamAeronautics 130(04) 829-2640 
Stricker, JosefAeronautics 213(04) 829-2704 
Tambour, Yoram

Spray dynamics and combustion, fluid mechanics, hypersonic viscous flow, heat transfer and ablation.

Aeronautics 107(04) 829-3192 
Weihs, Daniel

Aerodynamics, biofluid mechanics, hydrodynamics, autonomous robotics, space research.

Lady Davis 651(04) 829-3806 
Weller, Tanchum

Stress analysis, structural dynamics; static and dynamic instability of composite and metal structures – elastic and inelastic; design of advanced composite structures; stress, stability and dynamic response analyses of modern marine structures; nondestructive techniques (NDT) in structures; stress analysis, dynamic response and control of flexible large space structures (LSS); Smart intelligent structural systems; fuzzy logic control of adaptive structures.

Lady Davis 744(04) 829-3810 
Wolfshtein, Micha

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, CFD, Turbulent Flows, Turbulence modeling; history of the Technion, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation.

Wind Tunnels (04) 829-2309 
Yudilevitch, Gil

Design, Systems Design, Active Protection for AFV

Lady Davis 745(04) 829-3816
Zelazo, Daniel
  • Systems & Control Theory
  • Multi-agent Systems; Networked Dynamic Systems
  • Network Optimization; Combinatorial Optimization
  • Graph Theory
Lady Davis 755(04) 829-3196 

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology