1991 - Ph.D., Ocean Engineering, minor in Applied Mathematics, Oregon State University
Nonlinear and chaotic dynamical systems, global bifurcations, complexity and spatio-temporal instabilities in continuum mechanics (strings/shells/beams/elastica).
Stability and control of nonlinear microbeams for scanning probe microscopy (SPM), modelling and estimation of mechanical properties from nonlinear dynamical experiments in nano- and micro- electromechanical systems (NEMS/MEMS).
Fluid-structure interaction, spontaneous otoacoustic emissions (SOE) and irregular self-excited oscillations of the cochlea, vortex-induced vibration (VIV), application of bifurcation theory to ocean engineering systems.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Parsons Lab, (1992-93).
University of Michigan, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (1996, 1997, 1998).
Technical University - Darmstadt, Dept. of Applied Mechanics (1999).
University of Roma La Sapienza, Dept. of Engineering Structures (2000).
Stanford University, Mechanics and Computation Div. (2002).
Public Professional Activities
Nonlinear and Chaotic Dynamical Systems Group (1993-present).
The Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction Lab (2011-present).
Member of the EUROMECH Nonlinear Oscillations Conference Committee (2012-2020).
Associate Editor, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation (2018-present).
Subject Editor, Journal of Sound and Vibration (2019-present).
Research and diving engineer, Coastal and Marine Engineering Research Institute, Israel (1983-86)
Membership in Professional Societies
ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineering
ISTAM - Israel Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
ISIMM – International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics
EUROMECH - European Mechanics Society
Honors and Awards
AIAA Student Paper Award in Structural Dynamics (SDM, Baltimore, 1991)
Elected to Phi-Kappa-Phi (OSU, 1991)
DAAD Award for Research Visit in Germany (1999)
Technion Award for Innovative Interdisciplinary Research (1999)
Keynote Lecture 8th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference (ENOC) Vienna (2014)
Gottlieb, O., "Bifurcations and routes to chaos in wave-structure interaction systems", J. Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 15, 832-839, 1992.
Yarin, A., Gottlieb, O., and Roisman, I.V., Chaotic rotation of small particles shaped as triaxial ellipsoids in simple shear flow", J. Fluid Mechanics, 340, 83-100, 1997.
Gottlieb, O. and Perkins, N.C., "Local and global bifurcation analyses of a spatial cable elastica", J. Applied Mechanics, 66, 352-360, 1999.
Leamy, M.J. and Gottlieb, O., "Internal resonances in whirling strings involving longitudinal dynamics and material nonlinearities", J. Sound and Vibration, 236, 683-703, 2000.
Wolf, K. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear dynamics of a noncontacting atomic force microscope cantilever actuated by a piezoelectric layer", J. Applied Physics, 91, 4701-4709, 2002.
Gottlieb, O. and Oron, A., "Stability and bifurcations of parametrically excited thin liquid films", Int. J. of Bifurcations and Chaos, 14, 4117-4141. 2004.
Gottlieb, O., and Champneys, A.R., "Global bifurcations of nonlinear thermoelastic microbeams subject to electrodynamic actuation", in Chaotic Dynamics and Control of Systems and Processes in Mechanics, Rega, G. and Vestroni, F. (eds), Springer, 117-126, 2005.
Hornstein, S. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear dynamics, stability and control of the scan process in noncontacting atomic force microscopy", Nonlinear Dynamics, 54, 93-122, 2008.
Kleiman, A. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear Dynamics and internal resonances of a ship with a rectangular cross-section in head seas", J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 131, 041301, 1-12, 2009.
Gottlieb O., and Cohen A., "Self-excited oscillations of a string on an elastic foundation subject to a nonlinear feed-forward force", Int. J. Mechanical Sciences, 52, 1535-1545, 2010.
Gutschmidt, S. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear dynamic behavior of a microbeam array subject to parametric actuation at low medium and large DC-voltages", Nonlinear Dynamics, 67, 1-36, 2012.
Gottlieb O. and Habib J., "Nonlinear model-based estimation of quadratic and cubic damping mechanisms that govern the dynamics of a chaotic spherical pendulum", Special Issue on Experiments in Dynamics and Control, (eds) Lacarbonanra, W., Yabuno, H., J. Vibration and Control, 18, 4, 536-547, 2012.
Hacker, E. and Gottlieb, O., "Internal resonance based sensing in non-contact atomic force microscopy", Applied Physics Letters, 101, 053106, 1-5, 2012.
Aginsky Z. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear bifurcation structure of panels subject to periodic acoustic fluid-structure interaction", AIAA Journal, 50 (9), 1979-1992, 2012.
Hornstein S. and Gottlieb O., "Nonlinear multimode dynamics and internal resonances of the scan process in non-contact atomic force microscopy". J. Applied Physics, 112, 074314, 1-16, 2012.
Hollander, E. and Gottlieb, O., "Self-excited chaotic dynamics of a nonlinear thermo-visco-elastic system that is subject to laser irradiation", Applied Physics Letters, 101, 133507, 1-5, 2012.
Shoshani, O. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear stability of a perturbed Orr-Sommerfeld solution for the wake of a stationary cylinder at low Reynolds numbers", Int. J. Non-Linear Mechanics, 57, 176-182, 2013.
Aginsky Z. and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear fluid-structure interaction of an elastic panel in an acoustically excited two-dimensional inviscid compressible fluid," Physics of Fluids, 25, 076104, 1-35, 2013.
Gendel, S., Gottlieb, O. and Degani, D., "Fluid-structure interaction of an elastically mounted slender body at high incidence," AIAA Journal, 55 (5), 1309-1318, 2015.
Mi L. and Gottlieb O., "Asymptotic model-based estimation of a wake oscillator for a tethered sphere in uniform flow," J. Fluids and Structures, 54, 361-389, 2015.
Vidal-Avarez G, Agusti J, Torres F, Abadal G, Barniol N, Llobet J, Sansa M, Fernandez M, Perez F, San Paulo A, and Gottlieb O, "Top-down silicon microcantilever with coupled bottom-up silicon nanowire for enhanced mass resolution," Nanotechnology, 26, 145502, 1-9, 2015 [& supplementary data].
Settimi V, Gottlieb O, and Rega G, "Asymptotic analysis of a noncontact AFM microcantilever with external feedback control," Nonlinear Dynamics, 79, 2675-2698, 2015.
Kambali PN, Swain G, Pandey AK, Buks E, GottliebO, "Coupling and tuning of modal frequencies in DC biased MEMS arrays," Applied Physics Letters, 107, 063104, 1-5, 2015. [& supplementary data].
Zaitsev S., Shtempluck O., Buks, E., and Gottlieb, O., "Nonlinear damping in a micromechanical oscillator", Nonlinear Dynamics, 67, 859-883, 2012.
Kleiman A., Gendel S., Degani D. and Gottlieb, O., "Self-excited dynamics of an elastically restrained slender rigid-body in uniform compressible laminar flow", Nonlinear Dynamics, 86, 2207-2230, 2016.
Mi L and Gottlieb O., “Nonlinear dynamics and internal resonances of a planar multi-tetheres spherical aerostat in modulated flow,” Meccanica, 51, 2689-2712, 2016
Degani, D., Ishay M. and Gottlieb, O. and “Fluid-structure interaction of a rolling restrained body of revolution at high angles of attack”, Physics of Fluids , 29, 037106, 1-13, 2017.
Mora K. and Gottlieb O., “Parametric excitation of a micro-beam-string with asymmetric electrodes – multimode dynamics and the effect of nonlinear damping", J. Vibration and Acoustics, 139, 0409031, 1-9, 2017.
Hacker E, and Gottlieb, O., “Application of reconstitution multiple scale asymptotics for a two-to-one internal resonance in Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy”, Int. J. Non-Linear Mechanics, 94, 174-199, 2017.
Mi L. and Gottlieb O., “Stabilization of a multi-tethered lighter-than-air rigid-body sphere undergoing vortex-induced vibrations in uniform flow. Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s11071-018-4264-4 , 2018.
Kambali PN, Torres F, Barniol N, and Gottlieb O, "Nonlinear multi-element interactions in an elastically copied microcantilever array subject to electrodynamic excitation” Nonlinear Dynamics, online 24 June 2019. [doi.org/10.1007/s11071-019-05074-7].