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  • 16.7.2017

    2018 Lazan Award

    Professor Daniel Rittel have been selected by the SEM Honors Committee to be the recipient of the 2018 Lazan Award. This award recognizes his “seminal contributions to the scientific and technological understanding of behavior of materials under extreme loading conditions.”...

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  • The Dean on stage, conferring the diploma to a graduate student, shaking hands
    15.6.2017

    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...

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  • 14.6.2017

    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...

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  • 29.5.2017

    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...

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  • 29.5.2017

    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...

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  • Fully booked seminar room, explanations by Prof. Oded Gottlieb, Deputy Dean for Graduate Studies
    2.4.2017

    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...

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  • 27.3.2017

    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...

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  • 9.3.2017

    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...

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  • 22.2.2017

    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...

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  • 5.2.2017

    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,...

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  • Five graduate students holding wine bottles and smiling
    15.1.2017

    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...

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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
    19.12.2016

    “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...

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  • 13.11.2016

    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...

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  • 29.9.2016

    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....

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  • 25.9.2016

    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...

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  • 25.7.2016

    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....

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  • Assoc. Prof. David Greenblatt
    27.6.2016

    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...

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  • 26.6.2016

    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...

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  • 19.6.2016

    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...

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  • 16.6.2016

    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...

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  • Master’s Degree Awarding Ceremony
    15.6.2016

    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...

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  • 6.6.2016

    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...

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  • 2.6.2016

    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...

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  • Standup show in front of the students
    2.6.2016

    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 &...

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  • Students in front of the Klil Industries Bldg.
    2.6.2016

    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...

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  • 25.5.2016

    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....

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  • Matthew Suss
    4.4.2016

    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...

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  • 2.3.2016

    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...

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    28.1.2016

    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...

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  • Daniel Rittel in the lab
    31.12.2015

    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...

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  • Scholarships awarding ceremony
    23.12.2015

    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...

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    29.11.2015

    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...

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  • Renault
    23.11.2015

    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...

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    11.11.2015

    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...

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    11.11.2015

    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...

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    11.11.2015

    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,...

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    11.11.2015

    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...

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  • People in the ceremony eating and talking
    26.10.2015

    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...

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    23.9.2015

    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...

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    16.9.2015

    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...

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    1.7.2015

    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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  • 30.6.2015

    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...

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    29.6.2015

    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...

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  • 22.6.2015

    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...

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  • 8.6.2015

    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...

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    8.6.2015

    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...

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  • 17.5.2015

    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.,...

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  • 11.5.2015

    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...

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    12.4.2015

    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...

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  • 2.4.2015

    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...

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  • 23.3.2015

    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....

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  • Nitzan-zohar
    23.3.2015

    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...

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  • 18.3.2015

    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,...

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