Eran Sher

Eran Sher

Visiting Professor

(04) 829-2302

Lady Davis 761

B.Sc. 1975 (Cum Laude), M.Eng. Ben-Gurion Univ, M.Sc. 1976 (Summa Cum Laude), M.Eng. Ben-GurionUniv., Ph.D. 1978, UMIST, Manchester, U.K., Post 1983-4 MIT, Massachusetts, USA. Professor since 1993. John Orr Prize, 1989, Bergman Prize, 1995. Head, Department of M.Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ., 1991-95 and 2000-03. Head, Center for Promotion of Teaching, Ben-Gurion Univ., 2002-11.

  • Miniaturization of Internal Combustion Engines
  • Alternative propulsion means for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV) applications
  • Ignition mechanism and combustion
  • Fuel Injection and flash-Boiling atomization
  • Air pollution from combustion (NOx and Particulates mechanisms of formation)
  • E. Sher, Handbook of Air-Pollution from Internal Combustion Engines – Pollutant Formation and Control, ISBN: 0-12-639855-0, Academic Press, 1998.
  • J.B. Heywood and E. Sher, The Two-Stroke Cycle Engine – Its development, design and characteristics, ISBN: 1-56032-831-2, Joint pub. of SAE and Taylor and Francis, 1999.
  • E. Sher, T., Bar-Kohany, and A. Rashkovan, A., “Flash-boiling atomization”, An invited review article – Prog. Enrgy Combust. Sci., 34(4):417-439, 2008.
  • E. Kompinsky, and E. Sher, “Experimental Comparisons Between Droplet-Droplet Collision And Single Droplet Impacts On A Solid Surface”, Atomization and Sprays, 19(5):409-423, 2009.
  • I. Sher, D., Levinzon-Sher, and E. Sher, “Miniaturization Limitations of HCCI Internal Combustion Engines”, Applied Thermal Eng., 29:400-411, 2009.
  • D. Katoshevski, M., Ruzal, T., Shakked, and E. Sher, “Particle grouping, a new method for reducing the health risk associated with Diesel-particulate emission”, Fuel 89(9):2411-2416, 2010.
  • M. Levy, and E. Sher, “Transition from Heterogeneous to Homogeneous Nucleation in A Simple Structure Flash-Boiling Atomizer”, Atomization and Sprays, 20(10):905-907, 2010.
  • I. Sher, and E. Sher, “Theoretical Limits of Scaling-Down Internal Combustion Engines”, Chemical Engineering Science, 66:260-267, 2011.
  • I. Sher, and E. Sher, “Analytical Criterion for Droplet Breakup”, Atomization and Sprays, 21 (12):1059-1063, 2011.
  • I. Sher, R., Harari, R., Reshef, and E. Sher, “Film Boiling Collapse in Solid Spheres Immersed in a Sub-cooled Liquid”, Applied Thermal Eng., 36:219-226, 2012.
  • E. Kompinsky, G., Dolan, and E. Sher, “Experimental Study on the Dynamics of Binary Fuel Droplet Impacts on a Heated Surface”, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 98, pp. 186-194, 2013.
  • E. Sher, L., Haim, and I. Sher, “Off-Centered Impact of Water Droplets on a Thin Horizontal Wire”, Int. J. of Multiphase Flow, 54:55-60, 2013.
  • E. Sher, I., Sher, and T. Bar-Kohany, “Another View of the Upper and Intermediate Explosion Limits of a H2-O2 System”, Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 38:14912-14914, 2013.
  • A. Lidor, E. Sher, and D. Weihs, “Phase-Change-Materials as Energy Source for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV)”, Applied Thermal Eng., 65(1-2):185-193, 2014.