Prof. Gabi Ben-Dor 
Dr. Morton and Toby Mower Professor of Shock Wave Studies
Director, Institutes for Applied Research
Ben Gurion University of the Negev



Tel: Int.-972-(0)8- 6477082 or 6239197 (secretary)

  Fax: Int.-972-(0)8- 6472813 or 6472936


Born: 1950, Beer Sheva, Israel
With the
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering since 1979

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Beer Sheva, Israel


 Areas of Interests:

Shock wave reflection in steady, pseudo-steady and unsteady flows; Shock wave propagation in dust-gas suspensions; Shock wave interaction with porous and cellular materials; Transport phenomena in porous media; Turbulent mixing (Kelvin-Helmholtz, Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmeyer-Meskov instabilities); Penetration; Protective structures.


Turbulent mixing by mean of shock waves, planar shock wave attenuation in dust-gas suspension, waves in multi-phase media, wave propagation in porous and cellular media, application of shock dynamics and perturbation theory to shock wave reflection phenomenon.




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