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Uri Navon

Uri Navon
Retired Faculty Member
Phone:
+972-77-8872069
Office: 556, LD

Education

  • 1960 - B.Sc., in Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1962 - M.Sc., in Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1967 - Ph.D., Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Research Interests

  • Thermal Analysis and Cooling of electronic modules and equipment
  • Heat and mass transfer in metal hydrides
  • Use of hydrides for heat pumps utilizing waste heat and solar energy
  • Analysis and optimization of energy and flow systems

Guest Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. (1987-88)
  • Consultant, Exxon Research and Engineering Co., Linden, NJ, USA (1978)
  • Visiting Assoc. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J. (1977-78)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (1967-1970)
  • Research Scientist, Aerochem Laboratories, Princeton, N.J. (Summer 1967)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1962-1967)
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Faculty of Mech. Engineering, Technion (1960-1962)

Public Professional Activities

  • Deputy Dean of undergraduate studies (2000)
  • Coordinator of undergraduate studies (1999)

Selected Publications

  • U. Navon, I. Zur and D. Weiner, "Simulation model for optimizating energy allocation to hydro-electric and thermal plants in a mixed thermal/hydro-electric power system", IEEE Proceedings, 135, Pt.C. pp. 182-199, (1988).
  • U. Navon, S. Kreitenberger and C. Gutfinger, "Thermal analysis of a printed circuit board cooled by forced convection", Proceedings of the 10th IHTC, Vol. 2, pp. 415-419, (1994).