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GABI BEN-DOR

Professor, Ph.D.

(University of Toronto)

Gas dynamics, fluid mechanics, shock wave phenomena, penetration hydrodynamic instabilities.

bendorg@bgu.ac.il

NADAV BERMAN

Senior Lecturer, Ph.D. 1981

(University of Michigan)

Control theory, stochastic processes, estimation theory and identification.

nadav@bgu.ac.il

IRENE BORDE

Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. 1963

(Kiev Institute of Technology)

Thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, Energy conversion, heat pumps.

borde@bgu.ac.il

HERMAN BRANOVER

Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. 1961

(Moscow University)

Magnetohydrodynamics, energy conversion, turbulence.

ammi@bgu.ac.il

GABRIEL CEDERBAUM

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1988

(Tel-Aviv University)

Composite structures, poroelastic structures, viscoelastic structures, stability of structures.

gace@bgu.ac.il

GAL DEBOTTON

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1993

(University of Pennsylvania)

Solid mechanics, nonlinear composite materials.

debotton@bgu.ac.il

TOV ELPERIN

Professor, Ph.D. 1984

(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer.

Laboratory of Turbulent Multiphase Flows

elperin@bgu.ac.il

JEFF GORDON

Professor, Ph.D. 1976

(Brown University)

Applied optics, radiative transfer, solar energy and irreversible thermodynamics.

jeff@bgu.ac.il

OZER IGRA

Professor, Ph.D.1971

(University of Toronto)

Fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, shock wave phenomena.

ozer@bgu.ac.il

HAIM KALMAN

Associate Professor Ph.D. 1989

(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Two-phase flows, pneumatic conveying systems, characterization of particulate solids, handling of bulk solids.

hkalman@bgu.ac.il

RUTH LETAN

Professor, D.Sc. 1967

(Technion- Israel Institute of Technology)

Heat transfer, two-phase systems.

ruthlet@bgu.ac.il

AVI LEVY

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1995

(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Transport phenomena in multiphase media, mass, momentum heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, pneumatic conveying systems.

Avi@bgu.ac.il

MICHAEL MOND

Professor, Ph.D. 1979

(University of Iowa)

Plasma physics, fluid mechanics.

mond@bgu.ac.il

ROGER NATHAN

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1973

(University of Manchester)

Medical engineering design, electrical stimulation of muscles, biomechanics of musculo-skeletal systems.

roger@bgu.ac.il

roger@ness.co.il

MORDECHAI PERL

Professor, D.Sc. 1979

(Technion- Israel Institute of Technology)

Fracture mechanics, biomechanics, numerical methods in solid mechanics.

merpr01@bgu.ac.il

VLADIMIR PORTMAN

Professor, Ph.D. 1970, D.Sc. 1988

(Experimental Research Institute for Metal Cutting Machine Tools-Moscow)

Machine mechanics, machine design, precision technology, computer-aided tolerancing, FMS modeling.

portman@bgu.ac.il

KENNETH PREISS

Professor, Ph.D. 1966

(London University)

Agile manufacturing. Strategy and operations for globalized industry in the age of the Internet. Discrete mathematical methods for analyzing physical engineering systems.

preiss@bgu.ac.il

BEN-ZION SANDLER

Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. 1964

(University of Riga)

Theory of machines, industrial automation, creativity in design, robotics, dynamic accuracy.

sandler@bgu.ac.il

KALMAN SCHULGASSER

Professor, Ph.D. 1967

(University of Pennsylvania)

Solid mechanics, composite materials, plant biomechanics.

kalmans@bgu.ac.il

REUVEN SEGEV

Professor, Ph.D. 1981

(University of Calgary)

Continuum mechanics, robotics, theory of vibrations.

rsegev@bgu.ac.il

ISSAK SHAI

Professor Emeritus, Ph.D. 1967

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Heat transfer, thermodynamics, direct energy conversion.

ishai@bgu.ac.il

AMIR SHAPIRO

Lecturer, Ph.D. 2004

(Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)

Conducting research on motion planning and control of mobile robots.

ashapiro@bgu.ac.il

ERAN SHER

Professor, Ph.D. 1978

(University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology)

Thermodynamics, internal combustion engines, combustion processes.

sher@bgu.ac.il

SHAUL SOREK

Professor, D.Sc. 1981

(Technion- Israel Institute of Technology)

Transport phenomena and shock waves through porous media; Heart and brain mechanics; Numerical methods.

sorek@bgu.ac.il

SEMION SUKORIANSKY

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1987

(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Turbulence, computational fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, geophysical flows.

semion@bgu.ac.il

JOSEPH TIRAN

Senior Lecturer, Ph.D. 1978

(University of Washington)

Control systems, air conditioning, automation, bioengineering systems.

tiran@bgu.ac.il

ALEXANDER YAKHOT

Associate Professor, Ph.D. 1978

(Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Turbulence, computational fluid dynamics.

yakhot@bgu.ac.il

ZOHAR YOSIBASH

Associate Professor, D.Sc. 1994

(Washington University)

Computational mechanics, adaptive finite elements methods, fracture mechanics, solid mechanics.

Computational Mechanics Laboratory

zohary@bgu.ac.il

ELIAHU ZAHAVI

Professor Emeritus, DSc

(Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology)

Fatigue of machine parts; application of the method of finite element to machine design; contact problems with friction; nonlinear problems in machine design

EUGENE ZARETSKY

Professor, Ph.D. 1980

(Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR)

Thermal and mechanical properties of matter, shock wave physics.

zheka@bgu.ac.il

NAPHTALI ZELINGHER

Associate Professor Emeritus Dipl. Maths. & Phys.

(University C.I. Parhon, Bucharest)

Machine laboratory, crystals growth, water desalination, dryng foods.

GENNADY ZISKIND

Senior Lecturer, D.Sc. 1996

(Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

Heat transfer, two-phase systems, mechanics of aerosols, adhesion of solids.

gziskind@bgu.ac.il

Last updated on Dec 6th 2004