Labs

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  • Excitonics lab

    Our mission: To apply new thermodynamic ideas for developing new frequency-conversion methods. This will allow: Converting inefficient parts of the solar spectrum to wavelengths most efficient for energy-harvesting. Conversion of thermal energy to electricity. Efficient energy storage. Efficient high power...

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  • Micro and Nano Mechanics of Materials

    The research in the Laboratory for Micro- and Nano-Mechanics of Materials focuses on “smart” materials (i.e., materials that inherently function as motors or sensors) and biogenic materials (i.e., materials produced by living organisms). Of particular interest are multi-disciplinary problems in...

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  • Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction Laboratory

    The Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction Laboratory focuses on combined asymptotic and finite-difference numerical methods for solution of coupled nonlinear rigid-body and elastic structures in laminar flow fields. Research topics include: Stability of flow around slender bodies at high angles of attack,...

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  • Cellular Biophysics and Biomechanics

    We seek to understand the molecular origin of cell mechanosensing – the ability of cells to sense and respond to the mechanical properties of their environment. Our lab study the role of mechanical interaction between neuronal cells, cardiac cells and...

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    Aerosol Research Laboratory

    The Laboratory for Aerosol Research conducts basic and applied investigations of aerosols and closely related phenomena. The permanent Aerosol research group includes Prof. Em. C. Gutfinger, Prof. A. Oron, Dr. M. Fichman and Dr. L. Moldavsky. The facilities of the...

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  • Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamical Systems Laboratory

    Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamical Systems Laboratory The programs in Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamical Systems Laboratory include: Global bifurcations and spatio-temporal instabilities in continuum mechanical systems and structures that exhibit chaotic and non-stationary dynamics. Stability and (piezoelectric) control of nonlinear nano/micro...

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  • MicroSystems Laboratory

    Microsystems are miniature devices constructed from elements of micro-scale dimensions. In our lab we investigate systems which are predominantly made of silicon. Since axes and sliders are impractical at the micro-scale, relative motion between different elements is enabled by flexure...

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  • Dynamic Fracture Laboratory

    The Mechanics and the Physics of high rate deformation and fracture is the central theme of the Dynamic Fracture Laboratory. The Dynamic Fracture Laboratory was started within the Materials Mechanics Laboratory in 1994 by D. Rittel, to address specific issues...

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  • Composite Materials Laboratory

    This laboratory conducts basic and applied research on the mechanical properties of fiber reinforced composite materials. Loading conditions span a very large range, from creep and relaxation to cyclic fatigue, impact and high strain-rate loading. The characterization includes properties in...

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  • Characterization of Materials Laboratory

    This laboratory is used to characterize the microstructure and failure mechanisms of materials. The laboratory includes optical and scanning electron microscopes (SEM) with image acquisition and processing facilities. Moreover, capabilities of the laboratory open new directions of research which emphasize...

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    Sensory Motor Integration Laboratory

    The Laboratory focuses on biologically inspired sensory motor integration in dexterous manipulation. The research is focused on: Brain Machine Interfaces (BMI) Neural spike train analysis Computational motor control models for BMI Control of rhythmic movements using coupled neural oscillators. Human...

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  • Robot Navigation Laboratory

    Sensor based navigation of mobile robots, area coverage algorithms for mobile robots, navigation and control of multi-legged robots, workpiece fixturing...

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  • Medical Robotics Laboratory (Mrl)

    The D. Dan & Betty Kahn Medical Robotics Laboratory: Building a Medical Revolution Not often do technology, basic science and inspiration come together to create a new medical paradigm – a new way of thinking that will dramatically change the...

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  • Manufacturing Systems Laboratory

    The Manufacturing Systems Laboratory conducts research in the fabrication and characterization of nanostructures. Current research activities include investigations in: electrospinning of functionalized nanostructures, thermo-mechanical properties of nanostructures, development of vascular bed and...

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  • Info-Gap Theory and Its Applications

    Info-gap theory is a methodology for supporting model-based decisions under severe uncertainty. An info-gap is a disparity between what is known, and what needs to be known in order to make a comprehensive and reliable decision. An info-gap is resolved...

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  • CAD & Life Cycle Engineering Laboratory

    The CAD and LCE laboratory activities focus on teaching and research in the expanding field of computerized design. The teaching activities include courses in concepts and methods in CAD systems, advanced CAD methods and computational geometry, as well as annual...

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  • Bio-Dynamics and Mechanics of Locomotion Laboratory

    The laboratory studies the nonlinear dynamics and control of locomotion systems, with applications to biological motility and bio-medical applications. The research will focus on three main programs: Dynamics and control of micro-swimmers: The motion of microorganisms, bacteria and sperm cells...

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  • Development of Assistive Technology for the Physically Challenged Population

    Assistive technologies enable physically challenged people to manage independently in a variety of environments, for example, enabling elderly people to remain in their own homes instead of moving to nursing homes, and make it easier and safer for them to...

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  • Dynamics & Mechatronics Laboratory

    The Laboratory investigates Dynamics and vibrations in mechanical systems. Areas of research: Vibration, Ultrasonic vibration, acoustic levitation, rotating structure dynamics, model identification, parametric excitation and nonlinear...

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  • The Shamban Tribology Laboratory

    The Tribology Laboratory at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was founded in 1990. Its main activities include: Fundamental research, both theoretical and experimental, in areas such as contact mechanics, friction, wear, adhesion, lubrication and biotribology. Consulting to industry and...

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  • The Rechler Cryogenic Cooling Laboratory

    The subject of cryogenic cooling (cooling to temperatures below -150oC) is unfamiliar to many, as it is rather specialized and limited to special applications. The last few decades saw an increased interest in this technology, which is now forming the...

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  • The Environmental Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory (EMPFL)

    Research in The Environmental Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory (EMPFL) is directed towards environmental fluid flow problems such as dispersal of (bio-) aerosols in the atmospheric turbulent boundary layer, canopy flows and related particle dispersal/capture, erosion and particle deposition. Equipment: The EMPFL...

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  • Solar Energy Laboratory

    In the Solar Energy Laboratory, research is conducted on solar thermal energy utilization. Research topics include flat plate solar collectors for heating of air, water and other liquids, concentrating collectors for high temperatures, heat storage, solar water desalination, and systems...

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  • Multiphase Flow Laboratory

    In the Multiphase Flow Laboratory heat and mass transfer in multiphase flow, cooling of electronic chips and turbulence are studied. The Multiphase Flow research group includes ten graduate students and six “new” immigrant scientists. The main research topics are boiling,...

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  • Microsystems Tribology Laboratory

    The Laboratory focuses on friction and wear of engineering surfaces, micro- and nano-tribology of contact surfaces in MEMS, adhesion and friction of biomimetic attachment structures, tribology of nanocrystalline subsurface layers, development of tribological instrumentation and contact mechanics. The research is...

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  • Micro- and Nano-Fluidic Devices Laboratory (MNFL)

    Dr. G. Yossifon The laboratory provides experimental facilities for studying micro- and nano-fluidics, which include fundamental research on transport processes on the nano and micro scale as well as application-oriented studies towards the development of novel micro- and nano-fluidic devices....

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  • Micro and Nanooptics Laboratory

    The Micro and Nanooptics Laboratory deals with nanoscale optics and manipulation of radiative heat transfer by use of nanoscale structures. Lab is engaged in research and development of Polarization state manipulation, Subwavelength optical elements, Nanostructured optical elements, Nanophotonics, Nanooptics, Optical-metamaterial,...

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  • Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory

    The global community is concerned by the climate change. A need to dramatically improve vehicle energy efficiency became a major engineering and scientific challenge. Total dependence on the crude oil and oil refinery products together with the latest rise in...

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    Flow Control Laboratory (FCL)

    The recently constructed Flow Control Laboratory includes a low-speed blower wind tunnel, 180m2 of laboratory space and accommodation for multiple assistants. The tunnel was designed specifically for optical measurements. It is driven by a 75kW blower, has an 8:1 contraction...

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