Lena and Ben Fohrman Chair in Aeronautical Engineering
b. Israel 1944. B.Sc. Technion, 1968. M.Sc., Technion, 1971. D.Sc., Technion, 1975. Princeton University 1976-1979 and 1994-1995. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 1983-1984. At Technion since 1968. Professor, 1996-2012. Professor Emeritus, since 2012. Head, Propulsion and Combustion Laboratory since 1996. Head, Sylvia and David I.A. Fine Rocket Propulsion Center, since 1999. Head, the Aerothermodynamics Laboratory, since 2010. Technion’s Dean of Students, January 2000-December 2002.
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.