Jehuda Tirosh

Jehuda Tirosh
Professor Emeritus
Full CV
Office: 510, LD

Former holder of the Henri Garih Chair in Material Processing


  • 1962 - B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1964 - M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1969 - Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, USA

Research Interests

  • Metal forming processes.
  • Applied Plasticity.
  • Damage Mechanics.

Guest Appointments

  • Visiting Professor at Georgia Tech., Atlanta (July 2002 - March 2003)
  • Visiting Scientist at Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD (1990-1991)
  • Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, CA, U.S.A. (1986-1987)
  • Visiting Scientist at G. Washington Univ. Washington, D.C. (1980-1981)
  • Visiting Scientist, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. (1975-1976)
  • Research Associate, M.I.T., Dept. of Mech. Engineering, U.S.A. (1969-1970)

Public Professional Activities

  • Vice Dean of the Graduate School of the Technion (1996-1998)
  • Head, Metal Forming Lab. (1980-)
  • Head of the Center for Manufacturing Systems and Robotics (2003-)

Honors and Awards

  • Research Publication Award from U.S. Naval Research Lab. Washington D.C., U.S.A. (1981)
  • The Henry Taub Prize for Excellence in Research, Technion (2002)

  • Tirosh, J., Rubinski, L., Shirizly, A. and Harvey D. P. "Damage evolution in Creep Bulging of Thin Sheet Metals". Int. J. Mech. Science. 42, 163-184, (2000).
  • Tirosh, J., Shirizly, A., Ben-David, D. and Shtanger, S. "Deep Drawing of Hardeningand Rate Sensitive Materials with fluid Assisted Pressure". Int. J. Mech. Science. 42,1049-1067, (2000).
  • Tirosh, J. and Peles, S. "Bounds on Fatigue Threshold in Metals" J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 49, 1301-1322, (2001).
  • Dejmal, I., Tirosh, J. and Shirizly, A. "On Optimal Die Curvature in Deep Drawing Processes". Int. J. Mech. Science. 44, 1245-1258 (2002).
  • Tirosh, J. and Peles, S. "Shakedown Bounds to Fatigue of Two Phase Materials" Int. J. Frac. 119, 65-81, (2003).
  • Peled, A., Rubin, M. B. and Tirosh, J. "Analysis of Blank Thickening in Deep Drawing Processes using the Theory of Cosserat Generalized Membrane" J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 52 (2003).