b. Rumania, 1938. B.Sc., Hebrew University, 1963. M.Sc., Hebrew University, 1965. Ph.D., Hebrew University, 1969. Visiting Scientist, Aerospace Res. Labs. WPAFB, Ohio, 1969-1970, Wright State University Dayton, Ohio, 1971. Visiting Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1977-1978. Visiting Scientist, University of California, Berkeley, 1978. Visiting Research Associate, NASA Lewis Res. Center, Cleveland, Ohio 1983-1984 and 1989. Visiting Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2001, Visiting Senior Scientist at Argonne National Labs. Chicago IL 2004-2005. At Technion since 1971. Associate Professor since 1988. Retired since 2007.
Main areas of research
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>