A wide range of courses and research projects is available in the following areas: Biomechanics, CAD, Control, Design and Manufacturing, Design in a Marine Environment, Dynamical Systems, Conventional and “Green” Energy, Flow-Structure Interaction, Fluid mechanics and Transient Phenomena, Mechanics of Materials, Mechatronics, Micro-Systems, Nano-Mechanics, Optical Engineering, Reliability, Robotics, Surface Engineering.
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Bio Mechanics and dynamics of skeletal tissues, biological tissues, muscle mechanics, heat transfer in tissues, mechanics of cells, thermal comfort, mass transfer, human health, bio - robots, robotic applications in medicine, brain-machine interface, traffic control, bio tribology, joints of the body, imaging and processing of geometric medical models.
Faculty Members: Yakov Ben-Haim, Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Moran Bercovici, Izhak Bucher, David Degani, Leeya Engel, Izhak Etsion, Anath Fischer, Steven Frankel, Sefi Givli, Oded Gottlieb, Shimon Haber, Yizhar Or, Daniel Rittel, Miles B. Rubin, Doron Shilo, Dana Solav, Moshe Shoham, Shelly Tzlil, Rene Van-Hout, Alon Wolf, Gilad Yossifon, Miriam Zacksenhouse, Eyal Zussman
Computational geometry, geometrical modeling, reconstruction methods of engineering structures, manufacturing technology, prototyping, image analysis, product lifecycle, knowledge and system management, Tele Medicine/Engineering, Heuristic-based algorithms of the product lifecycle.
Faculty Members: Anath Fischer, Erez Hasman, Moshe Shpitalni, Dana Solav
Linear control, nonlinear control, sampled-data control, robust control, missile guidance, control of flexible structures, time delay systemsת optimal process control.
Faculty Members: Izhak Bucher, Haber, Shaul Gutman, Joshua Dayan, Leonid Mirkin, Yizhar Or, Zalman J. Palmor, Elon Rimon, Moshe Shoham, Alon Wolf, Miriam Zacksenhouse
Design and Manufacturing
Analysis of production processes, mechanical engineering design, development of new products, design of Opto-electronic-mechanical systems, plastic processing, finite element methods.
Faculty Members: Yakov Ben-Haim, Anath Fischer, Erez Hasman, Moshe Shpitalni, Dana Solav, Menachem P. Weiss, Eyal Zussman
Design in a Marine Environment
Conceptual, Functional and Structural Design aspects of installations and structures at sea, Waves-Structures Interaction, Naval Architecture, Offshore aquaculture engineering, Dynamics and stability of ships and ocean structures.
Faculty Members: Nitai Drimer
Stress waves, analytical dynamics. dynamics of rotating bodies, dynamic measurement and identification, energy transfer in dynamical systems, non-linear chaotic dynamic, nonlinear vibration, vibrations in structures, chaos.
Faculty Members: Izhak Bucher, David Degani, Oleg Gendelman, Oded Gottlieb, Shaul Gutman, Haber, Leonid Mirkin, Dan Mordehai, Yizhar Or, Zalman J. Palmor, Elon Rimon, Daniel Rittel, Yuli Starosvetsky, Alon Wolf
Solar energy, desalination, combustion, pyrolysis and gasification technology, extracting fuels from oil shale and coal, new technologies for “green energy”, refrigeration and air conditioning, cryogenic cooling, internal combustion engines, heat pumps, fire engineering, thermal properties of materials, nuclear reactors, thermodynamics, cooling of electronic components.
Faculty Members: Moran Bercovici, Izhak Bucher, Ezra Elias, Joshua Dayan, Steven Frankel, Oleg Gendelman, David Greenblatt, Gershon Grossman, Shimon Haber, Dan Mordehai, Alexander Oron, Michael Shapiro, Leonid Tartakovsky, Gilad Yossifon
Robotic swimmers, marine structures, ocean engineering, fluids with vibrating structures in, biological systems.
Faculty Members: Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Izhak Bucher, David Degani, Nitai Drimer, Leeya Engel, Ezra Elias, Amir Gat, David Greenblatt, Gershon Grossman, Shimon Haber, Oded Gottlieb, Alexander Oron, Moshe Shoham, Rene Van-Hout, Gilad Yossifon
Fluid mechanics and Transient Phenomena
Environment engineering, multi-phase flows, turbo - machines, aerosols, filtration technology, computational fluid mechanics, finite element methods, heat and mass transfer, hydrodynamic stability, control in fluid systems.
Faculty Members: Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Moran Bercovici, David Degani, Ezra Elias, Steven Frankel, Amir Gat, Oleg Gendelman, David Greenblatt, Gershon Grossman, Shimon Haber, Alexander Oron, Michael Shapiro, Matthew Suss, Rene Van-Hout, Gilad Yossifon
Mechanics of Materials
Mechanics of composite materials, fracture mechanics, failure mechanisms, dynamic loading, fatigue, plasticity, continuum mechanics, microstructure of materials, finite element methods, processing of metals and plastics, dynamic buckling, tribology, non-destructive testing, ships engineering, ocean engineering.
Faculty Members: Eli Altus, Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Yakov Ben-Haim, Izhak Bucher, Nitai Drimer, Leeya Engel, Izhak Etsion, Oleg Gendelman, Sefi Givli, Oded Gottlieb, Dana Solav, Dan Mordehai, Shmuel Osovski, Daniel Rittel, Miles B. Rubin, Yuli Starosvetsky, Doron Shilo, Gal Shmuel, Shelly Tzlil, Alon Wolf, Menachem P. Weiss, Eyal Zussman
Integration of software, mechanical, and electronic systems, intelligent sensors, signal processing, automatic fault and damage diagnosis.
Faculty Members: Izhak Bucher, Joshua Dayan, Leonid Mirkin, Elon Rimon, Moshe Shoham, Alon Wolf, Miriam Zacksenhouse
MEMS, Micro mechanics, micro heat trantransportsfers, micro sensors, micro robots, micro mechanisms. micro-mechanics of materials, electromechanics, magnetomechanics, micro actuators, micro-level mechanical properties, thermoelasticity in micro systems.
Faculty Members: Eli Altus, Izhak Bucher, Leeya Engel, Amir Gat, Oded Gottlieb, Erez Hasman, Yizhar Or, Dan Mordehai, Doron Shilo, Matthew Suss, Gilad Yossifon, Menachem P. Weiss, Eyal Zussman
Nano-scale phenomena, nano-materials, nano-tribology, nano-biomechanics, Nano-fluids, Nano - optics.
Faculty Members: Eli Altus, Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Yakov Ben-Haim, Moran Bercovici, Izhak Bucher, Leeya Engel, Izhak Etsion, Oleg Gendelman, Sefi Givli, Oded Gottlieb, David Greenblatt, Erez Hasman, Dan Mordehai, Yizhar Or, Alexander Oron, Michael Shapiro, Doron Shilo, Moshe Shoham, Shelly Tzlil, Rene Van-Hout, Gilad Yossifon, Miriam Zacksenhouse, Eyal Zussman
Scientific optics, nano-optics, optical systems, not conventional optics, lasers
Faculty Members: Erez Hasman, Carmel Rotschild
Reliability evaluation, integrated reliability design. risk assessment, decision-making, uncertainty, info-gap theory, reliability in engineering applications, reliability in economics, medicine, national security, project management and more.
Faculty Members: Eli Altus, Yakov Ben-Haim, Izhak Etsion, Anath Fischer, Sefi Givli, Daniel Rittel, Moshe Shpitalni
humanoid systems, medical robots, robots navigation, multi-fingered robotic hands, unique robotic structures.
Faculty Members: Joshua Dayan, Yizhar Or, Elon Rimon, Moshe Shoham, Alon Wolf, Miriam Zacksenhouse
Hydrodynamic and hydrostatic lubrication, adhesion and friction, interacting surfaces, wear mechanisms, micro/nano tribology, bio-tribology.
Faculty Members: Eli Altus, Izhak Etsion, Dan Mordehai, Eyal Zussman