יהושע דיין

יהושע דיין
פרופסור אמריטוס
פרופסורים אמריטי וחברי סגל בגמלאות
חדר: 503, LD


  • 1961 - B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1964 - M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1967 - Ph.D., in Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Research Interests

  • Development and evaluation of power and energy generation processes.
  • Biomass gasification (towards Hydrogen Energy)
  • Modeling and control of energy systems, greenhouses, mechanical and electromechanical devices.
  • Robotics.

Guest Appointments

  • Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, CA., USA and Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2005)
  • Visiting Professor, Process and Systems Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK (2002-2003)
  • Visiting Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA (1998-1999)
  • Visiting Professor, Chemical Engineering, Durban-Westville University, Durban, South Africa (1991)
  • Visiting Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY., USA (1989)
  • Israel Defense Ministry - R&D (Rafael) (1983-84)
  • Visiting Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa (1981)
  • Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley and the energy and Environment Center, LBL, Berkeley, CA., USA (1976-1978)
  • Energy Research Co., Danbury, CT., USA (summers of 1971-1996)

Industrial Experience

  • Industrial Automation Inst. - Institute of Productivity, Israel, Senior Project Leader (1970-1971)
  • American Oil. Co. (Standard Oil of Indiana), Senior Research Engineer, Whiting, Indiana, USA (1967-1970)
  • Bromine Factory, Dead Sea Works, Process Engineer, Israel (1961-1962)

Public Professional Activities

  • Head - ASME Israel Section (1999-2002)
  • Head - Energy Engineering and Environment Preservation Center (1999-2002)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • ASME (American Institute of Mechanical Engineers)
  • AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)
  • IAAC (Israel Association for Automatic Control, member of IFAC (Member of IFAC TC-1, Industrial Productivity Control and TC-4, Mechatronics)

  • E. Mazor, J. Dayan A. Averbuch, and Y. Bar-Shalom: Interacting multiple model methods in target tracking: a survey. IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Sys., 34, (1), pp.103-123, Jan. 1998.
  • N. Brook, M. Shoham and J. Dayan: Controllability of grasps and manipulations in multi-fingered hands. IEEE Trans. Robotics & Automation, 14, (1), pp. 185-192, Feb. 1998.
  • E. Shaki, J. Dayan and M. Shoham: Comparison of robot force-control methods. Int. J. of Modelling and Simulation, 18, (3), pp. 173-179, 1998.
  • S. Shoval A., Mishan and J. Dayan: Odometry and triangulation data fusion for mobile robots environment recognition. Control Engineering Practice, 6, 1383-1388, 1998.
  • A. Nabi, E. Wacholder and J. Dayan: The Dynamics of Fast Responding Dome-Loaded Pressure Regulator. ASME J. of Dyn. Sys., Meas & Control, 122, pp. 290-297, 2000.
  • M. Zou, J. Dayan and I. Green: Feasibility of contact elimination of a mechanical face seal through clearance adjustment. ASME J. Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 122, (3), 478-484, 2000.
  • M. Zou, J. Dayan and I. Green: Dynamic simulation and monitoring of a noncontacting flexibly mounted rotor mechanical face seal. Proc. Inst. Mech. Engrs., Part C, J. of Mech. Eng. Sci, Vol. 214, 1195-1206, 2000.
  • J. Dayan, M. Zou and I. Green: Sensitivity analysis for the design and operation of a noncontacting mechanical face seal. Proc. Inst. Mech. Engrs., Part C, J. of Mech. Eng. Sci, Vol. 214, 1207-1218, 2000.
  • A. Berman, J. Dayan and B. Friedland: Improved EKF method of estimating locations with sudden high jumps in the measurement noise. J. of Intell. and Robotic Sys. Vol. 32, 461-476, 2001.
  • J. Dayan, M. Zou and I. Green: Contact Elimination in Mechanical Face Seals using Active Control. IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology 10 (3), 344-354, 2002.
  • J. Dayan, E. Dayan, Y. Strassberg, E. Presnov. Simulation and control of ventilation rates in greenhouses. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 65, 3-17, 2004.
  • J. Dayan, Sensor Intersection � A New Paradigm. Int. J. of Innovational Computing & Information Control. 1, (2), 215-226, 2005.

ניווט ובקרה של רובוטים ורכב אוטונומי, מערכות מחשב בבקרה, דינמיקה ובקרה של תהליכים, המרת אנרגיה וצבירתה, תהליכי הפקת אנרגיה ודלק בשיטות ידידותיות לסביבה, זהוי מודלים למערכות ביולוגיות, בקרת חממות, מפעילים אלקטרומכניים וחיישנים.