Dr. Vitaly Shaferman will be joining our faculty as a visiting lecturer in October 2020. Vitaly is a graduate of our faculty.
Dr. Alexandros Terzis will be joining our faculty as an Assistant Professor in October 2020. Alexandros is currently a research associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University (USA), funded by Stanford’s TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy.
The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is ranked 16th in the world in Aerospace Engineering, as determined by the world’s leading index for higher education, the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, published in July 2020.
On Friday, May 15th 2020, we successfully flew the all 3D-printed Active Aeroelastic Aircraft Testbed, an experimental aircraft to study and control phenomena related to wing flexibility.
Dr. Michael Karp will be joining our Faculty as an Assistant Professor in October 2020. Currently, Michael is a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Parviz Moin’s group at the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford University.
Dr. Pavel I. Galich will be joining our Faculty as an Assistant Professor in July 2020. Currently, Pavel is a postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Edwin L. (Ned) Thomas’s group at Rice University (Houston, TX, USA).
COVID-19 RESPONSE – In case of emergency, when existing ventilator units become insufficient, Assoc. Prof. Beni Cukurel and his research group aim to bridge the gap with additively manufactured blower ventilators, driven by air pressure.
COVID-19 RESPONSE – A group of students and graduates of the FIRST Robotics Program from the Reali School in Haifa, led by Prof. Gil Yudilevitch of the Technion’s Aerospace Engineering Faculty, are developing a robotic platform that will be operated remotely by medical teams in hospitals and will reduce the risk of their infection.