2005 - 2010: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology: Graduate studies for PhD degree in the subject of "Flows in shallow micro-channels", special track PhD studies program in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.
2001 - 2005: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology: Bs'c degree in Aerospace Engineering (summa cum laude).
Theoretical research of low-Reynolds and free-surface flows.
Interaction of fluid flows with deformation and motion of solid structures.
Analysis and optimization of complex micro-fluidic networks for fuel cells and lab-on-a-chip applications.
2010 - 2012: California Institute of Technology: Postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Gharib's group at the graduate aeronautical laboratories
Honors and Awards
Summa cum laude, B.Sc in Aerospace Engineering, 2005.
Excellence scholarship based on undergraduate studies, 2006.
Rubin award for work done on the Technion's Ramtech project (two-stage ramjet rocket), 2006.
Ilan Ramon award based on doctoral achievements, 2008.
Gutwirth award based on doctoral achievements, 2008.
The Lester-Deutsch fellowship for postdoctoral studies, 2009.
Jacobs prize for best publication of the year 2009 from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Gat A.D., Frankel I. & Weihs D. (2008) Gas flows through constricted shallow micro-channels, J. Fluid Mech. 602, 427-442.
Gat A.D., Frankel I. & Weihs D. (2009) A higher-order Hele-Shaw approximation with application to gas flows through shallow micro-channels, J. Fluid Mech. 638, 141-160. (Won the Jacobs prize for best publication of the year 2009 from the Technion - IIT.)
Gat A.D., Navaz H. & Gharib M. (2012) Wicking of a liquid bridge connected to a moving porous surface, J. Fluid Mech. 703, 315-325.
Gat A.D. & Gharib M. (2013) Elasto-Capillary Coalescence of Multiple Parallel Sheets, J. Fluid Mech. 723, 692-705.
Gat, A.D., Vahdani, A.,Navaz, H., Nowakowski, A. & Gharib M. (2013) Asymmetric Wicking and Reduced Evaporation Time of Droplets Penetrating a Thin Double-Layered Porous Material, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 134104.
Elbaz, S.B. & Gat A.D. (2014) "Dynamics of Viscous Liquid within a Closed Elastic Cylinder Subject to External Forces with Application to Soft-Robotics," J. Fluid Mech. 758, 221-237.
Tulchinsky A. & Gat A.D. (2015) "Viscous-poroelastic interaction as mechanism to create adhesion in frogs' toe pads." J. Fluid Mech. 758, 288-303.
Sarig, I., Starosvetsky, Y. & Gat A.D. (2016) "Interaction Forces Between Microfluidic Droplets in a Hele-Shaw Cell," J. Fluid Mech. 800, 264-177.
Tulchinksy A. & Gat A.D. (2016) “Transient Dynamics of Elastic Hele-Shaw Cell Due to External Forces with Application to Impulse Mitigation,” J. Fluid Mech. 800, 517-530.
Elbaz, S. & Gat, A.D. (2016) “Axial Creeping Flow in the Gap between a Rigid Cylinder and a Concentric Elastic Tube.” J. Fluid Mech. (in print)
Boyko, E., Bercovici, M. & Gat A.D. (2016) “Flow of Power-Law Liquids in a Hele-Shaw Cell Driven by Non-Uniform Electroosmotic Slip in the Case of Strong Depletion.” J. Fluid Mech. (in print)