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אלכסנדר אורון

אלכס אורון
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חדר: 307, DK

David T. Siegel Chair in Fluid Mechanics

Education

  • 1974 - M.Sc., Mathematics, M. V. Lomonosov-Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR
  • 1986 - D.Sc, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.

Research Interests

  • Hydrodynamic instabilities
  • Instabilities of thin liquid films
  • Nonlinear evolution equations
  • Fluid mechanics in low-gravity and microgravity environment
  • Free boundary problems in hydrodynamics
  • Numerical simulations of nonlinear phenomena in hydrodynamics

Guest Appointments

  • Deutsch Research Fellow, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA (1987-1988)
  • Staff (postdoctoral appointment), Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA (1988-1990)
  • Visiting Scientist, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (1991-1993)
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Applied Mathematics and Engineering Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA (1995-1996)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA (2005-2006)

Public Professional Activities

  • Secretary of the Israeli Association for Aerosol Research (1992-1994)
  • Faculty Seminar Coordinator (1993-1994)
  • Faculty Committee for New Immigrants (1992-1995, 1996-1998)
  • Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1997-1998)
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (1999)
  • Chair of the Program Committee of the 29-th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering (2003)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Physical Society, Member
  • EUROMECH - European Mechanics Society, Member

Honors and Awards

  • Deutsch Foundation Fellowship (1987)
  • Wolf Foundation Fellowship (1987)
  • Leo Wyler Foundation Fellowship (1987)

  • A. Podolny, A. Oron and A. A. Nepomnyashchy, "Linear and Nonlinear Theory of Long-wave Marangoni Instability with the Soret Effect at Finite Biot Numbers", Physics of Fluids, 18, 054104-1- 054104-20 (2006).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Three - dimensional Oscillatory Long-wave Marangoni Convection in a Binary Liquid Layer with the Soret Effect: Bifurcation Analysis", Physics of Fluids, 19, 072105-1- 072105-14 (2007).
  • J. Zhang, R. P. Behringer and A. Oron, "Marangoni Convection in Binary Mixtures", Physical Review E, 76, 016306-1- 016306-7 (2007).
  • A. Alexeev and A. Oron, "Suppression of the Rayleigh-Taylor Instability of Thin Liquid Films by the Marangoni Effect", Physics of Fluids, 19, 082101-1- 082101-9 (2007).
  • A. Podolny, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Long- wave Marangoni Instability in a Binary Liquid Layer on a Thick Solid Substrate", Physical Review E, 76, 026309-1- 026309-17 (2007).
  • L. Moldavsky, M. Fichman and A. Oron, "Dynamics of Thin Liquid Films Falling on Vertical Cylindrical Surfaces Subjected to Ultrasound Forcing", Physical Review E, 76, 045301-1- 045301-4 (2007).
  • A. Podolny, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Long-wave Coupled Marangoni - Rayleigh Instability in a Binary Liquid Layer in the Presence of the Soret Effect", Mathematical Modelling of Natural Processes, 3 (1), 1-26 (2008).
  • A. Oron and C. Heining, "Weighted- residual Integral Boundary- layer Model for the Nonlinear Dynamics of Thin Liquid Films Falling on an Undulating Vertical Wall", Physics of Fluids, 20, 082102-1 - 082102-16 (2008).
  • G. Ramon and A. Oron, "Capillary Rise of a Meniscus with Phase Change", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 327, 145-151 (2008).
  • O. A. Frolovskaya, A. A. Nepomnyashchy, A. Oron and A. A. Golovin, "Stability of a Two-layer Binary-fluid System With a Diffuse Interface", Physics of Fluids, 20, 112105-1- 112105-16 (2008).
  • A. Oron, O. Gottlieb and E. Novbari, "Numerical Analysis of a Weighted- residual Integral Boundary- layer Model for Nonlinear Dynamics of Falling Liquid Films", European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, 28, 1-36 (2009).
  • A. Oron, O. Gottlieb and E. Novbari, "Weighted- residual Integral Boundary- layer Model of Temporally Excited Falling Liquid Films", European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, 28, 37-60 (2009).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Long- wave Oscillatory Convection in a Binary Liquid: Hexagonal Patterns", Europhysics Letters, 86, 14005-p.1- 14005-p.6 (2009).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Marangoni Convection in a Binary Liquid Layer with Soret Effect at Small Lewis Number: Linear Stability Analysis", Physics of Fluids, 21, 054101-1- 054101-18 (2009).
  • E. Novbari and A. Oron, "Energy Integral Method Model for the Nonlinear Dynamics of an Axisymmetric Thin Liquid Film Falling on a Vertical Cylinder", Physics of Fluids, 21, 062107-1- 062107-17 (2009).
  • P. Kalitzova-Kurteva, S. Slavtchev and A. Oron, "Long-Wavelength Monotonic Marangoni Instability in a Binary Mixture Layer with Nonlinear Soret Effect", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 39, 31-54 (2009).
  • S. Slavtchev, P. Kalitzova-Kurteva, and A. Oron, "Long-Wavelength Oscillatory Marangoni Instability in a Binary Mixture Layer with Nonlinear Soret Effect", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 39, 63-78 (2009).
  • O. Haimovich and A. Oron, "Nonlinear Dynamics of a Thin Liquid Film on an Axially Oscillating Cylindrical Surface", Physics of Fluids, 22, 032101-1- 032101-14 (2010).
  • A. Podolny, A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Rayleigh-Marangoni Instability of Binary Fluids with Small Lewis Number and Nano-Fluids in the Presence of the Soret Effect", Fluid Dynamics and Materials Processing, 6, 13-40, (2010).
  • E. S. Benilov and A. Oron, "The Height of a Static Liquid Column Pulled out of an Infinite Pool", Physics of Fluids 22, 102101-1- 102101-8 (2010).
  • E. Novbari and A. Oron, "Analysis of Time-Dependent Nonlinear Dynamics of the Axisymmetric Liquid Film on a Vertical Circular Cylinder: Energy Integral Model", Physics of Fluids 23, 012105-1- 012105-12 (2011).
  • K. Kanatani and A. Oron, "Nonlinear Dynamics of Confined Thin Liquid-vapor Bilayer Systems with Phase Change", Physics of Fluids 23, 032102-1- 032102-14 (2011).
  • J. Zhang, A. Oron and R. P. Behringer, "Novel Pattern Forming States for Marangoni Convection in Volatile Binary Liquids", Physics of Fluids 23, 072102-1- 072102-5 (2011).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Oscillatory Longwave Marangoni Convection in a Layer of Binary Liquid: Hexagonal Patterns", Physical Review E 84, 056327-1- 056327-21 (2011).
  • O. Haimovich and A. Oron, "Nonlinear Dynamics of a Thin Nonisothermal Liquid Film on an Axially Oscillating Cylindrical Surface", Physical Review E 84, 061605-1- 061605- 9 (2011).
  • L. Moldavsky, C. Gutfinger, A. Oron and M. Fichman, "Effect of Sonic Waves on Gas Filtration by Granular Beds", Journal of Aerosol Science 57, 125-140 (2013).
  • O. Haimovich and A. Oron,"Nonlinear Dynamics of a Thin Liquid Film on an Axially Oscillating Cylindrical Surface Subjected to Double-Frequency Forcing", Physical Review E 87, 052403-1-052403-11 (2013).
  • M. Morozov, A. Oron and A. A. Nepomnyashchy, "Nonlinear Dynamics of Long-Wave Marangoni Convection in a Binary Mixture with the Soret Effect",Physics of Fluids 25, 052107-1- 052107-19 (2013).
  • Wenbin Mao, A. Alexeev and A. Oron, "Fluid Transport in Thin Liquid Films Using Traveling Thermal Waves", Physics of Fluids 25, 072101-1- 072101-16 (2013).
  • M. Bestehorn, Qi Han and A. Oron, "Nonlinear Pattern Formation in Thin Liquid Films Under External Vibrations", Physical Review E 88, 023025-1- 023025-5 (2013).
  • S. Slavtchev, P. Kalitzova-Kurteva, and A. Oron, "Evolution Equation for Nonlinear Long-Wavelength Monotonic Marangoni Instability in a Binary Liquid Layer with Nonlinear Soret Effect", Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 43, 95-102 (2013).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Finite-Amplitude Three-Dimensional Oscillatory Longwave Marangoni Convection in a Binary Liquid Layer with the Soret Effect. Part 1: Two-Dimensional Patterns and Patterns on a Rhombic Lattice", SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics 73, 2203-2223 (2013).
  • P. Rosenau and A. Oron, "On Compactons Induced by a Non-Convex Convection", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations 19, 1329-1337 (2014).
  • S. Shklyaev, A. A. Nepomnyashchy and A. Oron, "Oscillatory Longwave Marangoni Convection in a Binary Liquid Layer. Part 2: Square Patterns", SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics 74, 1005-1024 (2014).
  • S. Duruk and A. Oron, "Stability Analysis of a Thin Liquid Film on an Axially Oscillating Cylindrical Surface in the High-Frequency Limit", Physical Review E 90, 023007-1-023007-13 (2014).
  • V. Frumkin, Wenbin Mao, A. Alexeev and A. Oron, "Creating Localized-Droplet Train by Traveling Thermal Waves", Physics of Fluids 26, 082108-1-082108-13 (2014).
  • M. Morozov, A. Oron and A. A. Nepomnyashchy, "Long-wave Marangoni Convection in a Layer of Surfactant Solution", Physics of Fluids 26, 112101-1-112101-27 (2014).
  • O. Haimovich and A. Oron, "Healing of an Axisymmetric Thin Liquid Film on a Harmonically Oscillating Horizontal Cylindrical Surface", Acta Mechanica, 226, 3587-3396 (2015).
  • W. Batson, Y. Agnon, and A. Oron, "Mass Variation of a Thin Liquid Film Driven by an Acoustic Wave", Physics of Fluids 27, 062106-1-062106-20 (2015).
  • M. Morozov, A. Oron and A. A. Nepomnyashchy, "Long-wave Marangoni convection in a layer of surfactant solution: bifurcation analysis", accepted, Physics of Fluids 27, 082107-1--082107- 19 (2015).