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Yoram Halevi

Yoram Halevi
Professor
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Phone:
+972-77-8872084
Fax:
+972-77-8875711
Office: 306, DK

Education

  • 1974 - B.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1981 - M.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1985 - D.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.

Research Interests

  • Order reduction of models, estimators and controllers.
  • Control of flexible structures.
  • Model updating in structural dynamics.
  • Systems with dead times.
  • Optimal control and estimation.

Guest Appointments

  • Visiting Scientist, CNR-ITIA, Milan, Italy (2010)
  • Visiting Professor (Sabbatical), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech (2003-04)
  • Visiting Professor (Sabbatical), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University (1992-93)
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (1988, 1989)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (1986-87)

Public Professional Activities

  • Chair - ASME District H (Europe) ESDA Conference Committee (2009 - )
  • General Chair of the 9th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA 2008)
  • General Chair of the 29-th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering (2003)
  • Member of the Program Committee of the American Control Conference (2003)
  • President of IAAC - Israel Association of Automatic Control (2000-2004)
  • Head of the Israeli section of ASME (2002-present)
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate studies, Department of Mechanical Engineering (1996-7)
  • Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Mechanical Engineering (1995-6)
  • Secretary of IAAC - Israel Association of Automatic Control (1993-2000)
 

  • Y. Halevi, "Optimal observers for systems with colored noises", IEEE Trans. Aut. Control, Vol. AC-35, pp. 1075-1078, (1990).
  • Y. Halevi, and A. Ray, "Analysis of integrated communication and control system networks", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 112, pp. 365-372, (1990).
  • Y. Halevi, "Frequency weighted model reduction via optimal projection equations", IEEE Trans. Aut. Control, Vol. AC-37, pp. 1537-1542, (1992).
  • A. Cohen-Jalfon and Y. Halevi, "On partially augmented observers for systems with colored noises", Int. J. of Control, Vol. 57, 1993, pp. 335-349, (1993).
  • Y. Halevi, W.M. Haddad and D.S. Bernstein, "A Riccati equation approach to the singular LQG problem", Automatica, Vol. 29, pp. 773-778, (1993).
  • Y. Halevi, "Stable LQG controllers", IEEE Trans. Aut. Control, Vol. AC-39, pp. 2104-2106, (1994).
  • Y. Halevi, Z.J. Palmor and T. Efrati, "Automatic Tuning of Decentralized PID Controllers for MIMO Processes". J. of Process Control, Vol. 7, pp. 119-128, (1997).
  • Y. Halevi, A. Zlochevsky and T. Gilat, "Parameter Dependent Reduced Order Models" Int. J. of Control, Vol. 66, pp. 463-485, (1997).
  • R. Kenigsbuch and Y. Halevi, "Model Updating in Structural Dynamics : A Generalized Reference Basis Approach", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, pp. 75-90, (1998).
  • A. Zlochevsky and Y. Halevi, "Parameter Dependent Reduced Order Estimators", Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 22, pp. 846-851, (1999).
  • Y. Naveh, P.Z. Bar-Yoseph and Y. Halevi,"Nonlinar Modeling and Control of a Unicycle", Dynamics and Control, Vol 9, pp. 279-296, (1999).
  • N. Raskin and Y. Halevi, "Rate Feedback Control of a Free-Free Uniform Flexible Rod", Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 24, 2001, pp. 1037-1040 , (2001).
  • Y. Halevi, "Approximated Gramians and Balanced Realization of Lightly Damped Flexible Structures ", IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, Vol 47, 2002, pp. 193-198 , (2002).
  • Y. Halevi, C. A. Morales, and D. J. Inman, "Combined Expansion and Orthogonalization of Experimental Modeshapes", ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 127, pp. 188-196,(2005).
  • Y. Halevi, "Control of Flexible Structures Governed by the Wave Equation Using Infinite Dimensional Transfer Functions", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control , Vol. 127, 579-588, (2005).
  • Y. Halevi, "Projection Properties of the Optimal L2 Reduced Order Model", International Journal of  Control. Vol. 79(4), pp. 298-310, (2006).
  • Y. Halevi and C. Wagner-Nachshoni, "Transfer Function Modeling of Multi-Link Flexible Structures", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 296(1-2), pp. 73-90, (2006).
  • Y. Halevi, "On The Class of Reduced Order Models Obtainable by Projection", Automatica, Vol. 42, pp. 2009-2016, (2006).
  • I. Peled and Y. Halevi, "Continuous Modeling of Multi-Link Flexible Transmission", Journal of Shock and Vibration, Vol. 15(2), 163-177, 2008.
  • L. Sirota and Y. Halevi, "Free Response and Absolute Vibration Suppression of Second Order Flexible Structures - The Traveling Wave Approach.", ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 132 (3), 031008 (10p), 2010.