Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering, Technion – direct doctoral track, 2007.
B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Technion, summa cum laude, 2001.
B. Sc. in Education in Computer Science, summa cum laude, 2001.
Nonlinear dynamics and control systems
Dynamics of low Reynolds number swimming in biological and bio-medical systems
Non-smooth dynamics of mechanical systems with intermittent contacts
Hybrid dynamical systems
2007-2009: Fulbright and Bikura Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 2007-2009
2007: Short-term Post doctoral Scholar, Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute (RBNI), Technion
Awards and scholarships
Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship (2007-2008)
Bikura postdoctoral scholarship of the ISF (2007-2009)
Pnueli Prize for excellent Ph.D. thesis in Mechanical Engineering (2007)
Lev-Zion scholarship for excellent Ph.D students from peripheral areas (2005)
Ne'eman scholarship for excellent Ph.D beginners (2003)
Outstanding achievements scholarship, Technion’s Graduate School (2001)
Technion Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded six times (2001-2007)
President’s Honor Student List for undergraduate students, each semester (1997-2001)
Y. Or and E. Rimon, “Computation and Graphical Characterization of Robust Multiple-Contact Postures in Two-Dimensional Gravitational Environments”, Int. J. of Robotics Research, 25(11): 1071-1086, 2006
E. Rimon, R. Mason, J. W. Burdick and Y. Or, “A General Stance Stability Test Based on Stratified Morse Theory with Application to Quasi-Static Locomotion Planning”, IEEE Trans. on Robotics, 24(3):626-641, 2008
Y. Or and R. M. Murray, “Dynamics and Stability of a Class of Low Reynolds Number Swimmers Near a Wall”, Physical Review E 79(4):045302, 2009
Y. Or and E. Rimon, “Analytic Characterization of a Class of 3-Contact Frictional Equilibrium Postures in 3D Gravitational Environments”, Int. J. of Robotics Research (in press)