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Master’s Degree Conferral Ceremony 2017

Master’s Degree Conferral Ceremony for 2017 was held on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering building courtyard. MSc diplomas and excellence certificates were conferred. To the full photo album

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Prizes and Fellowship Ceremony

Prizes and Fellowship Awarding Ceremony was held on May 25th, 2017 to honor excellent undergraduate and graduate students for the academic year of 2017. The moving event was attended by donors and families, Dean of the Faculty, faculty members, prizes recipients, students and staff. The ceremony was accompanied by a live-music band, comprising of Technion … Continue reading Prizes and Fellowship Ceremony

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Prize Ceremony: Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil to be awarded the Juludan Research Prize for 2017. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil for being awarded the Juludan Research Prize for 2017. The Juludan Prize was established in order to support outstanding scientific research achievements, which show promise of having valuable scientific technological applications and are channeled to enhance man’s welfare and prolong the human life span.” The Juludan Prize is awarded … Continue reading Prize Ceremony: Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil to be awarded the Juludan Research Prize for 2017. Congratulations!

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Congratulations Assoc. Prof. Elon Rimon for winning the Ray & Miriam Klein Research Prize Fund for 2017.

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Elon Rimon for being awarded the Ray & Miriam Klein Research Prize Fund. The prize is awarded for an outstanding research work that contributes to Israel’s industry, technology, security or scientific standing. Assoc. Prof. Rimon is awarded the prize for his research: “An Autonomous Flexible Robot for Hostile Urban Environments Including … Continue reading Congratulations Assoc. Prof. Elon Rimon for winning the Ray & Miriam Klein Research Prize Fund for 2017.

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Fully booked seminar room, explanations by Prof. Oded Gottlieb, Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies – Open Day

An open day for potential graduate students was held for the first time at the Faculty on March 29, 2017.  Around 60 potential applicants from the Technion and other higher education institutions attended the event; 12 faculty members presented the research activities carried out at their laboratories and answered questions. For pictures – please see … Continue reading Graduate Studies – Open Day

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Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Award 2017 – to Assoc. Prof. N. Drimer and Prof. D. Rittel

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Nitai Drimer and Prof. Daniel Rittel for being awarded the Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Award for 2017. A festive ceremony will be held in June, during Board of Governors (BOG) meetings. The award is granted for their research: AP (aluminium-Polyurea) advanced Fast Boats).

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Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil for winning the Daniel Shiran Memorial Research Prize for 2017

Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil for winning the Daniel Shiran Memorial Research Prize for 2017. The prize was established to commemorate an IDF soldier, Daniel Shiran, who served in the Golani Brigade and was killed in a battle in August 2006 during the 2nd Lebanon War. The prize is awarded yearly to one Technion … Continue reading Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Shelly Tzlil for winning the Daniel Shiran Memorial Research Prize for 2017

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Congratulations to Elhanan Magid, PhD student, for being awarded the Wolf Foundation scholarship for excellence for 2017

Congratulations to Elhanan Magid, our PhD student, supervised by Prof. Erez Hasman, for being awarded the Wolf Foundation scholarship for excellence. This is the most prestigious Israeli prize awarded to PhD students. The Wolf Foundation also grants the international Wolf Prize to senior researchers. The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee elects the candidates according to high … Continue reading Congratulations to Elhanan Magid, PhD student, for being awarded the Wolf Foundation scholarship for excellence for 2017

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The Krill Prize for 2017 – to Asst. Prof. Carmel Rotschild

Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Carmel Rotschild for being selected as a recipient of the prestigious Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research by the Wolf Foundation. A festive ceremony will be held in Tel-Aviv on March 29th, 2017.

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Faculty-graduate students retreat

On January 11th, 2017 a retreat for academic faculty and graduate students was held. The program comprised of fun activity – pub quiz, pizza and beer.

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Left to right: Dr. Rafi Wertheim, former senior executive at Iscar and President of CIRP and now senior adviser at the Fraunhofer Institute; Conference Chair Prof. Alon Wolf from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; Chairman of the Israeli Mechanical Engineering Association Mr. Emanuel Zvi Liban; and Dean of the Technion Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Prof. Yoram Halevi

“The world is changing before our eyes”

Mechanical Engineering in the Internet of Things and Big Data Era, the 34th Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering, was held at the Technion. At the conference, awards were given to three individuals who have made significant contributions in the field of mechanical engineering. The 34th Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME 2016) was held recently … Continue reading “The world is changing before our eyes”

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Bench placing in honor of the late Nadav Shoham

  On November 13th, 2016 a ceremony in memoriam of Nadav Shoham was held at the courtyard of the two Mechanical Engineering buildings. Employees, students and faculty of the department were present, along with “Mazor Robotics LTD” representatives. As part of the ceremony, a bench was placed in honor of Nadav Shoham, a former student … Continue reading Bench placing in honor of the late Nadav Shoham

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Employee Retreat – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Following the Faculty tradition, just before the holidays the employees of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering spent a day in a successful retreat. This year’s retreat took place on Sep. 21, 2016 to the Upper Galilee area. The day started with an extreme ride on tom cars, jeeps, RZR at Dishon Settlment, in the trail … Continue reading Employee Retreat – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

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Festive toast for Rosh Hashanah and Excellent Employee Ceremony

A festive toast for Rosh Hashanah took place on Sep. 28th, 2016 to mark the beginning of the Jewish New Year. All administrative and technical employees of the Faculty attended; Prof. Yoram Halevi, Dean, greeted us for the new year. In addition, as part of the festive event Excellence Certificates were awarded to four outstanding … Continue reading Festive toast for Rosh Hashanah and Excellent Employee Ceremony

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Congratulations to Dr. Leonid Tartakovsky for being awarded SAE Fellow

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering congratulates Dr. Leonid Tartakovsky for being selected by the SAE International Committee as SAE Fellow for his substantial contribution to mitigation of pollutant emissions by in-use vehicles and waste heat recovery in internal combustion engines. SAE Fellow is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International. It recognizes outstanding … Continue reading Congratulations to Dr. Leonid Tartakovsky for being awarded SAE Fellow

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Best Paper Award to Assoc. Prof. David Greenblatt

Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. David Greenblatt for his paper “Unsteady Low-Speed Wind Tunnel Design” that was selected for Best Paper Award: 31st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference

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Graduation Ceremony – Undergraduates

Graduation Ceremony was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The festive event took place in the Courtyard of the Faculty honoring the graduates accompanied by their families. 184 graduates were present, 6 of them made it to the President’s List and 28 – the Dean’s List. Assoc. Prof. Gilad … Continue reading Graduation Ceremony – Undergraduates

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The 34th Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering

The 34th Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering will take place on November 22-23, 2016 at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, D. Dan & Betty Kahn Bldg., Technion. Submission of abstracts is now ongoing. ICME 2016 site

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Man of the year in Science

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering congratulates Professor Oleg Gendelman for being elected “Man of the Year” of Channel 9 in “Contribution to Science” category. The ceremony took place on June 14, 2016, at The International Convention Center in Jerusalem (Binyanei HaUma), honored by the Prime Minister, ministers and many other public figures. Congratulations, Professor Oleg … Continue reading Man of the year in Science

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Master’s Degree Awarding Ceremony

Master’s Degree Ceremony 2016

Master’s Degree Awarding Ceremony was held on Monday, June 13th, at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering following the main campus ceremony. During the ceremony MSc certificates were awarded to the graduates. The ceremony was MC’ed by Prof. Oded Gottlieb and attended by Prof. Yoram Halevi, Dean and faculty members. For pictures, please visit the link 

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Students in front of the Klil Industries Bldg.

Klil Industries tour

On June 2nd, 2016 a visit at Klil Industries was held for students. The tour was organized by Mr. Gady Paran, Director, Industry Relations, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The students enjoyed the visit at the factory, conversation with Mr. Richy Reichman, CEO, and various technology demonstrations. Below are some of the students’ feedback following the … Continue reading Klil Industries tour

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Faculty Awards – Board of Governors meetings

As part of the annual Board of Governors meetings, prizes and awards were conferred upon outstanding faculty members in a special ceremony held on June 6, 2016: Congratulations to: Associate Professor Alon Wolf and Mr. Oded Salomon for being awarded the Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Award. Associate Professor Doron Shilo for winning the Henry Taub … Continue reading Faculty Awards – Board of Governors meetings

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Comedy Bar Stand-up show @ ME

On June 1st, 2016 a stand-up show “ME comedy Bar” was held for all the students of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The fabulous location of the courtyard between the two ME buildings – Lady Davis and D. Dan & Betty Kahn was chosen for the event. An outstanding atmosphere reigned throughout the event: the … Continue reading Comedy Bar Stand-up show @ ME

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ASME Award to Prof. Etsion

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Itzhak Etsion for being awarded The Mayo D. Hersey Award by ASME. The 2016 Prize is awarded “for distinguished contributions to the fields of tribology, contact mechanics and lubrication including the creation of groundbreaking elastic-plastic contact models and pioneering research on surface texturing for hydrodynamic lubrication.” The awarding ceremony will take … Continue reading ASME Award to Prof. Etsion

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Prizes and Fellowship Ceremony

Prizes and Fellowship Awarding Ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 to honor excellent undergraduate and graduate students. The following awards and fellowships were awarded to the students: The David and Olga Pnueli Prize Fund: Dr. Hanns Mueller Vahl, Mr. Shmuel Katz The Aharon Barazani and Ovadia Barazani Memorial Scholarship Fund: Mr. Aviv Tohar and … Continue reading Prizes and Fellowship Ceremony

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Uzi & Michal Halevy Award

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is glad to congratulate Assistant Professor Matthew Suss on being awarded the 2015/16  “Uzi & Michal Halevy Award for Innovation Applied Engineering” prize for his research paper “Fluidized bed electrodes for dendrite-less flow batteries”

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Scholarships awarding ceremony

KLA- TENCOR SCHOLARSHIPS

On Dec. 23rd, the Faculty held the Opening of the academic year meeting with KLA-Tencor, in which the company awarded full tuition scholarships to 6 outstanding students in the Optical Engineering Track. The meeting included greetings from Dean Prof. Yoram Halevi, talks by Prof. Carmel Rotschild head of the Optical Engineering Track, Dr. Amnon Manassen … Continue reading KLA- TENCOR SCHOLARSHIPS

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5th UAV Propulsion Conference

On January 28th the Kahn Mechanical Engineering Building at the Technion hosted the 5th UAV Propulsion Technologies Conference. This annual gathering has turned to be the center stage for all those who engage the field in Israel, and this year was supported by MAFAT, Technion, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Elbit Systems. The Keynote Speaker at … Continue reading 5th UAV Propulsion Conference

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TECH WOMEN 2016

On March 2nd the Technion and the Faculty hosted TECH WOMEN 2016, an event designed to encourage outstanding female high-school students to choose academic studies in engineering, science, and technology at the Technion. Within the framework of the event, the Faculty hosted 400 high-school female students from across the country, that watched a movie about … Continue reading TECH WOMEN 2016

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Daniel Rittel in the lab

Prof. Daniel Rittel recognized by Academy of Sciences of Turin

Professor Daniel Rittel, from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Technion, Head of the Materials Mechanics Center, and Deputy Senior Vice President, was awarded the prestigious 2015 Angiola Gili è Cataldo Agostinelli international prize, by the Academy of Sciences of Torino (Italy) in the Applied and Theoretical Mechanics category. Professor Daniel Rittel According to the … Continue reading Prof. Daniel Rittel recognized by Academy of Sciences of Turin

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First CFD IMPACT conference held at Technion

The first CFD IMPACT conference focused on the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) was held on June 30th, 2015, at the Mechanical Engineering faculty at the Technion. The purpose of the conference was to bring together the people working in the field, to create an infrastructure for forming a research community which holds a … Continue reading First CFD IMPACT conference held at Technion

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2015 Mechanical Engineering Design Expo

A walker for children with disabilities, a robot that helps the elderly, a device to reduce forearm tremors in patients with Parkinson’s disease, a dedicated load release device for submarines, an auxiliary device for lifting and inserting rebars in buildings The Technion Faculty of Mechanical Engineering presented 18 new projects at its annual Design Expo. … Continue reading 2015 Mechanical Engineering Design Expo

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Jewish New Year celebration

The traditional Jewish New Year celebration was enriched with prizes and certificates awarded to three excellent workers by the dean Prof Yoram Halevi and head of administration Limor Levi-Madar. The celebration took place in the Betty and Dan Kahn building in the presence of the academic and administrative staff. Slideshow of the event

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Class of 1965 celebration

On the afternoon of September 1st the alumni class of 1965 of the faculty of Mechanical Engineering met to celebrate 50 years since their graduation. The reunion was organized by the Technion Alumni Organization and the faculty of Mechanical Engineering, along with a leading group from the alumni: Adi Sharon, Nissan Porat, Eitan Keren and … Continue reading Class of 1965 celebration

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The Goldberg research prize

Early in September 2015 Prof David Elata was awarded the Alexander Goldberg Technion research prize. Prof Elata was awarded the prize following a research project he performed, in which he developed and proved the feasibility of a new type of electro-mechanic charging battery. In standard batteries, electrical energy is stored as chemical potential, and charging … Continue reading The Goldberg research prize

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The Klein research prize

Early in September 2015 Prof Doron Shilo was awarded the Ray and Miriam Klein Technion research prize. The prize is awarded for an exceptional research project that can help advance the Industry, technology, security or scientific capability of the state of Israel. The prize was awarded to Prof Shilo for the work studying the laws … Continue reading The Klein research prize

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Renault visits the Faculty

On Nov. 11 Renault visited the Faculty and was hosted at Prof. Elon Rimon’s autonomous robots lab. The guests from Renault, among them VP for Development Mrs. Virginie Maillard were accompanied by Prof. Rimon and Prof. Zvi Shiller who is head of the Israel Robotics Society.

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Under Extreme Conditions

On Nov. 25 the Faculty hosted UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS Conference. The conference was organized in collaboration between the Faculty’s Dynamic Fracture Lab Headed by Prof. Daniel Rittel, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The conference focused on materials and mechanical systems operating under extreme conditions. The conference included talks by experts from Israeli academia, defense industry … Continue reading Under Extreme Conditions

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Prof. Gad Hetsroni – (Z”L) RIP

With great sorrow we have to inform you that our friend and colleague Professor Gad Hetsroni has passed away on March 16, 2015. The family will be “Sitting Shiva” at home of the deceased Shvedia Street 17, Haifa

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Brakim Program 2015 Ceremony

On January 27th, the Faculty hosted the 2015 Brakim Program Ceremony, to include greeting to cadets of the 3rd and 13th classes, and the awarding of graduation emblems to program graduates. For pics from the event

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UAV Propulsion Technologies

On January 29th, the Faculty hosted the 4th Conference on Propulsion Technologies for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The conference was sponsored by MAFAT and the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MNIEWR), and presented the latest and greatest achievements in the field of UAV Propulsion Technologies in Academia, Industry and Government institutions. For pics … Continue reading UAV Propulsion Technologies

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CIRP DESIGN 2015 Conference

Between 2-4 of March, the Faculty hosted the 2015 CIRP DESIGN Conference. CIRP DESIGN is a global prestigious forum to bring together leading researchers and engineers for Academia, Industry, and independent Research Institutions, engaging the field of Mechanical Innovative design. To Conference Program

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Happy Passover – 2015

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering wishes you and your family a happy 2015 Passover holiday and continued successful and fruitful work. Let us all hope that the festival of freedom will bring us closer together in friendship. Enjoy the clip created by students from the Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and town planning faculties inspired by … Continue reading Happy Passover – 2015

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Child day 2015

On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 in honor of the approaching spring festival the faculty of Mechanical Engineering hosted the children and grandchildren of the academic and administrative staff for a day of fun in an atmosphere of spring and blossom . About 30 children, from kindergarten age to sixth graders , arrived at the faculty … Continue reading Child day 2015

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Independence day ceremony

Two out of fourteen light-torchers of independence day ceremony (2015) who contributed to Israeli innovation and excellence are graduates of the Mechanical Engineering faculty at Technion. Dr. Gabriel Idan, an inventor who developed a miniature camera which patients can ingest as an alternative to invasive procedures. Rafi Mehudar: An Israeli inventor and entrepreneur, will light … Continue reading Independence day ceremony

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Prof. Arthur Shavit – (Z”L) RIP

With great sorrow we have to inform you that our friend and colleague ProfessorArthur Shavit has passed away. The family will be “Sitting Shiva” at home of the deceased – 110/a Hayam Rd., Haifa

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Prizes and scholarships 2015

On Thursday May 21, 2015 outstanding graduate and undergraduate students were awarded prizes and scholarships in a ceremony held at the faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The festive ceremony in its new format brought together the donors, the graduate students and the undergraduate students for the first time. The prizes and scholarships awarded were donated by … Continue reading Prizes and scholarships 2015

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Late Prof Arthur Shavit (z”l)

On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 the Mechanical Engineering faculty members and student union held a memorial ceremony for the late Professor Emeritus Arthur Shavit (z”l). The faculty dean, a student representative and family members all spoke in memory of Prof Shavit (z”l). May his memory be blessed! For pictures from the ceremony

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MSC and ME 2015 graduation

On Monday, June 8th 2015, the annual graduate studies graduation ceremony took place at the faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The ceremony included the graduates of the Design and Manufacturing Engineering interdisciplinary program and the Interdisciplinary Program for Autonomous Systems and Robotics. Our congratulations and good luck wishes to all graduates. For pictures from the ceremony … Continue reading MSC and ME 2015 graduation

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2015 Graduation

On Thursday, June 25th, 2015 the faculty graduation ceremony took place. Congratulation to all graduates of the class of 2015 and good luck! Pictures from the ceremony  

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Italian minister visit

On 20/7/15 The Italian Education Minister, Prof. Stefania Giannini, visited the faculty, accompanied by the Italian Ambassador Francesco Talo and representatives of the Italian government and the embassy. The Technion members who attended the meeting with the Minister and her team were the Technion President Prof. Peretz Laavie, Vice President of Public Relations and Resource … Continue reading Italian minister visit

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Prizes to faculty members

Prof. David Elata has been awarded the Goldberg prize and Prof. Doron Shilo was awarded the Klein prize. Both prizes are awarded to research with applications in industry.   The Executive Vice President for Research Prof. Wayne D. Kaplan awarding the prize to Prof. David Elata   The Executive Vice President for Research Prof. Wayne … Continue reading Prizes to faculty members

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