Group

AMIR GAT – PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (FULL CV)

B.Sc. Technion, 2005 (summa  cum laude). From 2005 till 2010, special track PhD, Technion. From 2010 to 2012, postdoctoral researcher CalTech (GALCIT). Currently Associate Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

NADAV ZEMAH – LAB ENGINEER
B.Sc. Ben Gurion, 2014 (cum laude). M.E. Technion, 2019.From 2014 till 2018, R&D and Mold Engineer, Keter Plastic Ltd. From 2018 till 2020, R&D and Product Engineer, Chromagen Ltd.
DR. ANNA ZIGELMAN – RESEARCHER
PhD in Applied Math. (2015) Technion. From 2015 till 2020 Postdoc fellow in Chem. Eng. Department. Currently, a researcher working on models which involve asymptotical and numerical solutions of non-linear PDEs and integro-differential equations.
LIOR SALEM – POSTDOC
B.Sc. BGU 2012. Ph.D. Technion 2021 (Technion Autonomous Systems Program). Currently working on search and rescue robotic platforms (co-supervised with Yizhar Or)
DR. SHAI ELBAZ – POSTDOC
B.Sc. Technion, 2005 (summa cum laude). From 2005 till 2013 Design Engineer, Elbit Systems Ltd., UAS (Silver Arrow). Ph.D. Technion, 2018. Currently postdoctoral researcher researching the subject of “Creating complex deformation patterns and increasing effective rigidity of elastic plates and shells via viscous flows in complex internal channel networks.” 
ISRAEL GABAY – Ph.D. STUDENT
B.Sc. Technion 2018 (summa cum laude). Works on “Theoretical and experimental investigation of elastic deformations driven by dielectrophoretic forces.”  (co-supervision with Moran Bercovici)

OFEK PERETZ – Ph.D. STUDENT

B.Sc. Technion 2016 (summa  cum laude). Student in the Reamim excellence program. Working on theoretical studies on the subject of: “Aeroelasticity of morphing structures.”

PETER BREITMAN – Ph.D. STUDENT

B.Sc. Technion 2015 (Cum Laude). M.Sc. Technion 2016, on: “Development of Clear Dry Biomimetic Adhesive”, Currently Ph.D. student working on the subject of: “Viscous Peeling of Elastic Solids”.

SOFIA KUPERMAN – Ph.D. STUDENT

BSc Technion, 2017, MSc Technion, 2019 (Cum Laude). Currently working on optimizing the efficiency of green energy storage by modeling fluid dynamics and particle interactions in flow batteries.

ERAN BEN-HAIM – Ph.D. STUDENT

B.Sc. Technion 2016 (cum laude). Student in the Brakim excellence program. From 2018 served in Rafael Advanced Defense System as an R&D Mech. engineer. Currently direct Ph.D. student. Working on the subject “Leveraging Bi-Stability for Minimalistic Control of Fluid Based Soft Actuators: Theoretical and Experimental Investigation.” (co-supervised with Yizhar Or)

Ezra ben AbuEZRA BEN ABU – M.Sc. STUDENT

B.Sc. Afeka 2020. Currently studying for M.Sc. degree.
Working on the subject: “Energy cycles of multistable MetaFluids”

DOR SUKI – M.Sc. STUDENT

Dor Suki is an MSc student working theoretically and experimentally on thermal effects in the solidification of thin films. (co-advised by Prof. Moran Bercovici)

ELDAR ZAKHARIN – M.Sc. STUDENT

B.Sc. Technion 2019 (Brakim excellence program). Working on the subject of: “Numerical and experimental study of morphing wing skins”.

Niztan PopperNITZAN POPPER – M.Sc. STUDENT

B.Sc. Tehcnion (2020). Studying for M.Sc in the group. Working on the subject of “Phase Change in Multistable Capsules”

PREVIOUS GROUP MEMBERS

  • Michael Pukshansky, M.Sc. student, 2019-2021.
  • Benny Gamus, PhD student, 2016-2021 (Currently @ Blue White Robotics)
  • Dotan Ilssar, Postdoc 2018-2021 (Currently Postdoc at ETH)
  • Evgeniy Boyko, Ph.D. student, 2015-2020 (Currently Postdoc @ Princeton)
  • Yoav Matia, Ph.D. student, 2014-2019 (Currently Postdoc @ Cornell, Thesis, website)
  • Lior Goldstein, M.Sc. student (external), 2014-2019.
  • Shai Elbaz, Ph.D. student, 2014-2018
  • Arie Tulchinsky, Ph.D. student, 2014-2018 (Currently Researcher @ Kamag)
  • Netanel Chen, M.Sc. student, 2016-2018
  • Amit Vurgaft, M.Sc. student, 2016-2017
  • Itai Sarig, M.Sc. student, 2015-2017
  • Hila Jacob, M.Sc. student, 2014-2016
  • Yonathan Friedman, M.Sc. student, 2014-2016
  • Tsah Elimellech, M.Sc. student, 2014-2016
  • Yonathan Achache, M.Sc. student, 2014-2016
  • Roei Elfassi, M.Sc. student, 2014-2016
  • Yoav Green, Postdoc, 2015-2016.
  • Max Linshits, M.Sc. student, 2012-2014
  • Allaka Himabindu, M.Sc. student, 2013-2014
There are open positions for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers.