איל זוסמן

אייל זוסמן
קורות חיים
חדר: 317, DK

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  • 1986 - B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1988 - M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1992 - D.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.

Research Interests

  • Nanotechnology
  • Nanocomposites
  • Microfluidics
  • Electrospinning

Guest Appointments

  • MINERVA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tech. University Berlin, Germany (1992-1994)
  • Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Mech. Eng., Northwestern University (2003-2004)

Public Professional Activities

  • Head of Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems

Membership in Professional Societies

  • ASME
  • APS

Honors and Awards

  • Kennedy-Leigh Award (1992)
  • Gutwirth Fellowship (1991, 1992)
  • Hershel Rich Award (2005)

  • A. Theron, E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, "Electrostatic field-assisted alignment of electrospun nanofibers", Nanotechnology J., 12, 3: 384-390, 2001.
  • S. Reznik, E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, "Motion of an inclined plate supported by a sessile droplet", Physics of Fluids, 14, 1:107-117, 2002.
  • E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, and D. Weihs, "A micro-aerodynamic decelerator based on permeable surfaces of nanofiber mats", Experiments in Fluids, 33, 315-320, 2002.
  • D. H. Reneker, W. Kataphinan, A. Theron, E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin", Nanofiber Garland of Polycaprolactone by Electrospinning", Polymer, 43, 6785-6794, 2002.
  • E. Zussman, A. Theron, A.L. Yarin, "Electrostatic field-assisted building 3-D nano-structures from electrospun nanofibers," Applied Physics Letters, 82,6, 973-975, 2003.
  • E. Zussman, D. Rittel, A.L. Yarin, "Failure Modes of Electrospun Nanofibers", Applied Physics Letters, 82, 22, 3958-3960, 2003.
  • Y. Dror, W. Salalha, R.L. Khalfin, Y. Cohen, A.L. Yarin, E. Zussman, " Embedded Carbon Nanotubes in Oriented Polymer Nanofibers by Electrospinning", Langmuir, 19, 17: 7012-7020, 2003.
  • Z. Sun, E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, J.H. Wendorff, A. Greiner, "Compound Core/shell Polymer Nanofibers by Co-Electrospinning", Advanced Materials, 15, 22:1929-1936, 2003.
  • W. Salalha , E. Zussman, P.Z. Bar-Yoseph, "Analytical and experimental Investigation of flip-chip packaging for MEMS Applications", Trans. of the ASME J. of Electronic Packaging, 26, 1:48-51, 2001.
  • A.L. Yarin , E. Zussman , S.A. Theron , S. Rahimi and D. Hasan, "Elongational behavior of gelled propellant simulants", J. Rheology, 48, 1: 101-116, 2004.
  • A. Theron, E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, "Experimental investigation of the governing parameters in the electrospinning of polymer solutions", Polymer, 45, 6: 2017-2030, 2004.
  • A.L. Yarin, E. Zussman, "Upward electrospinning of multiple nanofibers without needles/nozzles", Polymer, 45, 9:2977-2980, 2004. W. Salalha. Y. Dror, R.L. Khalfin, Y. Cohen, A.L. Yarin, E. Zussman, "Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Embedded in Oriented Polymeric Nanofibers by
  • Electrospinning," Langmuir, 20:9852-9858, 2004.
  • S. Reznik, A.L. Yarin, S.A. Theron, E. Zussman, "Transient and steady shapes of droplets attached to a surface in strong electric fields," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 516:349-377, 2004.
  • S.A. Theron, A.L. Yarin, E. Zussman, E. Kroll, "Multiple Jets in Electrospinning: Experiment and Modeling," Polymer, 46, 9:2889-2899, 2005.
  • W. Salalha, E. Zussman, "Fluidic Alignment of Nanowires," Physics of Fluids, 17, 063301-063305, 2005.
  • W. Ding, D.A. Dikin, X. Chen, X. Wang, X. Li, R.S. Ruoff, E. Zussman, "Mechanics of hydrogenated amorphous carbon deposits from electron-beam-induced deposition of a paraffin precursor," J. of Applied Physics, 98, 014905, 2005.
  • E. Zussman, X. Chen, W. Ding, L. Calabri, D.A. Dikin, J.P. Quintana, R. Ruoff. "Mechanical and structural characterization of electrospun PAN-derived carbon nanofibers," Carbon, 43, 2175-2185, 2005.
  • Y. Dror, W. Salalha, W. Pyckhout-Hintzen, A. Yarin, E. Zussman, Y. Cohen, "Embedded Carbon Nanotubes in Oriented Polymer Nanofibers by Electrospinning", Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science, 130, 64-69, 2005.
  • M. Bashouti, W. Salalha, M. Brumer, E. Zussman, E. Lifshitz, "Alignment of colloidal CdS nanowires embedded in polymer nanofibers by electrospinning," ChemPhysChem, 7, 102-106, 2006.
  • E. Zussman, A.L. Yarin, A.V. Bazilvesky, R. Avrahami, M. Feldman, "Electrospun PAN/PMMA-derived Carbon Nanotubes," Advanced Materials, 18, 348-353, 2006.

Nanotechnology, Polymer processing, Electrospinning, and nano-materials characterization.