Shock and blast wave interaction with porous media.
Shock reflection phenomena.
Pollutants dispersion in aquatic environment.
Measurement in fluid mechanics.
Honors and Awards
Zuckerman Faculty Scholar, Zuckerman Faculty Scholars STEM Program (2021)
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017-2018)
Presentation award, 31st International Symposium on Shock Wave, Nagoya, Japan (2017)
Rector’s award, Ph.D (2016)
Presentation award, 30th International Symposium on Shock Wave, Tel Aviv, Israel (2015)
Yitzhak Ben-Aaron Hacohen award (2014)
Adams Ph.D fellowship (2014-2017)
Micron Semiconductors award (2014)
Dean’s award, M.Sc (2014)
Udi Ben-Amitai award (2014)
Negev- Faran Ph.D Fellowship(2014-2017)
Best B.Sc Graduation project (2012)
Dean’s award, B.Sc (2010)
Eli Zehavi award (2010)
Graduated with excellence (Magna cum laude), M.Sc., Ben-Gurion university (2013)
Graduated with excellence (Summa cum laude), B.Sc., Ben-Gurion university (2011)
O. Ram, K. Agarwal, J. Katz, “On the mechanisms that sustain the inception of attached cavitation”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics – Rapids, 901, R4, 2020.
O.Ram, J. Katz “Persistent thin water films encapsulate oil droplets crossing an oil-water interface” Chemical Engineering Journal, 387, 2020,.
O. Ram, O Sadot, “On the pressure buildup behind an array of perforated plates impinged by a normal shock wave”, Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science,96, pp. 211-221, 2018.
M.Geva, O.Ram, O.Sadot, “Geometrical dependence of transition from regular reflection to Mach reflection and Mach stem growth over convex surfaces” Journal of Fluid Mechanics,837, pp.48-79, 2018,.
A. Zuckerman, O. Ram, G. Ifergane, M.A. Matar, R. Sagi, I. Oshfeld, J.R. Hoffman, Z. Kaplan, O. Sadot, H. Cohen. “Controlled low-pressure blast-wave exposure causes distinct behavioral and morphological responses modelling mTBI, PTSD and co-morbid mTBI-PTSD”, Journal of Neurotrauma, 34(1), pp. 145-164, 2017.
O. Ram, E. Nof, O.Sadot. “Dependence of the load penetrating into a structure on initial conditions and internal geometry”, Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science, 78, pp. 65-74, 2016.
O. Sadot, O. Ram, I. Anteby, S. Gruntman, G. Ben-Dor. "The trapped gas effect on the dynamic compressive strength of light aluminum foams". Materials Science & Engineering A, 659, pp. 278-286, 2016.
O. Ram, O. Sadot. “Analysis of the pressure buildup behind rigid porous media impinged by shock waves in time and frequency domains”. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 779, pp. 842-858, 2015.
O. Ram, M. Geva, O. Sadot, “High spatial and temporal resolutions study of shock wave reflection over a coupled convex-concave cylindrical surface”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 768, pp. 219-239, 2015.
O. Ram, O. Sadot, “A simple constitutive model for predicting the pressure histories developed behind rigid porous media impinged by shock waves”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 718, pp. 507-523, 2013 .
M. Geva, O. Ram, O. Sadot, “Non-stationary hysteresis shock wave reflection phenomenon”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics-Rapid, 732, R1, 2013.
O. Ram, O. Sadot, "Implementation of exploding wires technique to blast wave-structure interaction", Experiments in Fluids, 53, 5, pp. 1335-1345, 2012.
Energy, Flow-Structure Interaction, Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena.