Gil Iosilevskii

Gil Iosilevskii

Associate Professor

(04) 829-3240

igil@technion.ac.il

Aeronautics 208

B.Sc. Technion, 1980. M.Sc. Technion, 1985, D.Sc. Technion, 1989

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.

  • Iosilevskii G. and Levy Y., “Experimental and numerical study of cyclogiro aerodynamics,” AIAA Journal 44 (12), 2006, pp. 2866-2870, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.8227
  • Iosilevskii G., “Control with trim tabs and history-dependent aerodynamic forces,” Journal of Fluids and Structures 23 (3), 2007, pp. 365-389, http://dx.doi.org/1016/j.jfluidstructs.2006.09.006
  • Iosilevskii G., “Asymptotic theory of an oscillating wing section in weak ground effect,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 27(4), 2008, pp. 477-490, http://dx.doi.org/1016/ j.euromechflu.2007.08.005
  • Iosilevskii G. and Weihs D., “Hydrodynamics of sailing of the Portuguese man-of-war Physalia physalis,” Journal of the Royal Society Interface 6 (36), 2009, pp. 613-626, https://dx.doi.org/1098/rsif.2008.0457
  • Iosilevskii G., “Longitudinal waves in a submerged cylindrical rod,” Journal of Applied Mechanics 78 (2), 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4002570
  • Iosilevskii G., “Aerodynamics of permeable membrane wings,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 30, 2011, pp 534–542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechflu.2011.05.003
  • Iosilevskii G., “Indicial functions in weak ground effect,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 33, 2012, pp. 40–57, http://dx.doi.org/1016/j.euromechflu.2011.12.001
  • Iosilevskii G. and Joel D., “Aerodynamic trapping effect and its implications for capture of flying insects by carnivorous pitcher plants,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 38, 2013, pp. 65–72, http:// dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechflu.2012.10.008
  • Iosilevskii G., “Aerodynamics of permeable membrane wings. Part 2: seepage drag,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 39, 2013, pp. 32–41, http://dx.doi.org/1016/j.euromechflu.2012.11.004
  • Iosilevskii G., “Hydrodynamics of the undulatory swimming gait of batoid fishes,” European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids 45, 2014, pp. 12–19, http://dx.doi.org/1016/j.euromechflu.2013.11.008
  • Iosilevskii G., “Forward flight of birds revisited. Part 1: Aerodynamics and performance,” Royal Society Open Science 1(2), 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140248
  • Iosilevskii G., “Forward flight of birds revisited. Part 2: Short-term dynamic stability and trim,” Royal Society Open Science 1(2), 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140249
  • Payne N.L., Iosilevskii G., Barnett A., Fischer C., Graham R.T., Gleiss A.C., and Watanabe Y.Y., “Great hammerhead sharks swim on their side to reduce transport costs,” Nature Communications 7:12289, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms12289
  • Iosilevskii G., “Hydrodynamics of a flexible soft-rayed caudal fin,” PLoS one 11(10): e0163517, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/1371/journal.pone.0163517
  • Iosilevskii G. and Papastamatiou Y.P., “Relations between morphology, buoyancy and energetics of requiem sharks,” Royal Society Open Science 3: 160408, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160406
  • Iosilevskii G., “The undulatory swimming gait of elongated swimmers revisited,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12:036005, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa52cc
  • Papastamatiou Y.P., Iosilevskii G., Leos-Barajas V., Brooks E.J., Howey L.A., Chapman D.D., and Watanabe Y.Y., “Optimal swimming performance and behavioral plasticity of oceanic whitetip sharks,” Scientific Reports 8: 551, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18608-z
  • Halsey L. and Iosilevskii G., “The energetics of ‘airtime’: estimating maximal swim power from breaching behaviour in fishes and cetaceans,” Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.216036, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.216036