b. Israel, 1945. B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, 1967. M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, 1972. D.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion, 1975. UCLA, 1975-77. RPI, 1984-5, 1988-89. At Technion since 1970. Professor since 1990. Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, 1995-1998. Senior Vice President of the Technion 2001-2007. Head of the ME program in Systems Engineering 1999-2001, 2008-2014. Head of the Gordon Center for Systems Engineering, 2009-2014.
Main areas of research
Rotary wings, Dynamics and aeroelasticity of blades, helicopter dynamics, helicopter flight mechanics, wind turbine dynamics, propellers, structural dynamics and stability, nonlinear dynamics.