PhD Theses – Aerospace Engineering

Department Aerospace Engineering
Department Web Site aerospace.technion.ac.il
Student Name Graduation Year Advisors Abstarcts Research Name
Komornik Sardas Daniel 2019 Alon Gany Abstracts Study of a Ducted Rocket with a Hybrid Gas Generator
Julius Shimon Eliahu 2019 Beni Cukurel Abstracts Conduction and Forced Convection under Periodic Forcing Conditions
Gov Favel 2019 Mordechay Karpel Abstracts Dynamic Response to Gust Excitation of Air Vehicles with Very Flexible Wings
Ognev Valentin 2019 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Development of Aerodynamic Models for a Wind Turbine Rotor
Shtark Tomer 2019 Pinchas Gurfil Abstracts Regional Positioning Using a Low Earth Orbit Satellite Constellation
Solomon Yair 2019 Benveniste Natan Abstracts Combustion of Boron Based Pyrotechnic Compounds
Roizner Federico 2019 Mordechay Karpel Abstracts Aeroservoelastic Stability Analysis using Response-Based Parametric Flutter Margins
Sahoo Devabrata 2019 Jacob Cohen Abstracts Unsteady Supersonic Flow Over Spiked Blunt Body
Galich Pavel 2018 Itzchak Frankel, Stephan Rudykh, Abstracts Manipulating Elastic Wave Propagation in Non-Linear Flexible Materials via External Stimuli
Weidenfeld Michael 2018 Avshalom Manela, Eran Arad, Abstracts Approaches for the Monitoring of Airfoil Aerodynamic Noise
Friedman Aaron Joseph 2018 Yaakov Oshman, Jacob Cohen, Abstracts Reduced System Order and Sensing/Actuation Resolution for Estimation and Control of Transition to Turbulence
Tiomkin Sonya 2018 Daniella Raveh Abstracts Membrane Wing Gust Response
Mor Yoash 2017 Alon Gany Abstracts Investigation of Mechanisms for Containment and Combustion of Liquid Oxidizer in Solid Propellant
Karp Michael 2017 Jacob Cohen Abstracts Transition to Turbulence in Wall-Bounded Shear Flows
Kats Gershon 2017 Jerrold Greenberg Abstracts Investigation of Flame Ignition in Fuel Spray Systems
Hayoun Shmuel Yonatan 2017 Tal Shima Abstracts Cooperative Strategies and Capture Zones in Multi-Player Pursuit-Evasion Games
Laterza Matteo 2017 Mauricio Guelman Abstracts Numerical and Experimental Investigations of the Camila Hall Thruster Plume
Lidor Alon 2017 Eran Sher, Daniel Weihs, Abstracts Theoretical Study of the 3-Branched Explosion Limits of a Flammable System
Kishilev Evgenia Golda 2016 Alon Gany Abstracts Investigation of Nano-Porous Silicon Based Energetic Materials
Nadler Zvi 2016 Gil Iosilevskii, Rimon Arieli, Abstracts Effects of Low-Profile Vortex Generators on a Turbulent Boundary Layer
Ben-Yaacov Ohad 2016 Pinchas Gurfil Abstracts Long Term Satellite Cluster Flight Using Differential Drag
Sharma Akiva Marc 2016 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Investigation of H2O-Vitiated Combustion in a Low-Equivalence Turbo-Jet Combustor
Rokita Tomer 2015 Jerrold Greenberg, Rimon Arieli, Yuval Levy, Abstracts Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Subsonic Flow Field inside and near a Weapons Bay
Sreekanth Ravindran 2014 Yeshayahou Levy, Jerrold Greenberg, Abstracts Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flame Wall-Interactions
Iovnovich Michael 2014 Daniella Raveh Abstracts A Study of the Shock-Buffet Phenomenon and Related Unsteady Aerodynamics on 2D and 3D Wings
Enciu Jacob 2014 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Stability and Handling Qualities of a Helicopter Carrying a Slung Load
Saraf Shimon 2013 Alon Gany Abstracts Parametric Investigation of Aluminized Solid Fuel Combustion in Ramjets and Scramjets
Dobrovinsky Maya 2013 Yoseph Ben-Asher Abstracts Cruise Flight Throttle Optimization by Neuro-Dynamic Programming
Potyagailo Svetlana 2013 Omri Rand, Yaron Kanza, Abstracts Planning and Operational Algorithms for Autonomous Helicopters
Kronhaus Igal 2012 Benveniste Natan, Mauricio Guelman, Alexander Kapulkin, Abstracts Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Physical Processes in a Co-Axial Magneto-Isolated Longitudinal Anode Hall Thruster
Rahimi Shai 2012 Daniel Weihs Abstracts Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Magneto- Rheological Droplet Impact on a Rigid Surface
Sigal Erez 2012 Yoseph Ben-Asher Abstracts Sub-Optimal Solution to a Non-Linear Missile Guidance Problem
Weinstein Alexandra 2012 Alon Gany Abstracts Parametric Investigation of a Hybrid Motor Using a Paraffin- Based Fuel
Shaferman Vitaly 2011 Tal Shima Abstracts Cooperative Tracking and Guidance for Autonomous Aerial Vehicles
Stepura Gelena 2011 Alon Gany, Valery Rozenband, Abstracts Experimental Investigation and Modeling of Metal Hydride Combustion
Elimelech Yossef 2010 Gil Iosilevskii, Rimon Arieli, Abstracts Flow Field about Airfoils at Reynolds Numbers between 5000 and 50000
Gat Amir 2010 Itzchak Frankel, Daniel Weihs, Abstracts Flow in Shallow Micro-Channels
Philip Jimmy 2009 Jacob Cohen Abstracts The Relationship between Streaks and Hairpin Vortices in Subcritical Wall Bounded Shear Flows
Dvorjetski Ariel 2008 Jerrold Greenberg Abstracts A Theoretical Investigation of the Behaviour of Counterflow Spray Diffusion Flames
Kutikov Daniel 2017 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Enhancement of Internal Heat Transfer in Low NOx Gas Turbine Combustion
Weinberg Noam 2017 Jerrold Greenberg Abstracts Theoretical Investigation of Jet Spray Flames
Revivo Michael 2008 Omri Rand Abstracts Analysis of Soft Composite Structures
Gluzman Igal 2017 Jacob Cohen, Yaakov Oshman, Abstracts Disturbance Identification in Boundary Layer Flow via Blind Source Separation
Pelosi Avishag 2008 Alon Gany Abstracts Solid Propellant Enhancement by Liquid Oxidizer Addition
Cohen-Zur Abraham 2008 Alon Gany, Amnon Fruchtman, Abstracts Theoretical Study of the Hall Thruster and its Operating Characteristics
Dagan Yuval 2016 Yoram Tambour, Eran Arad, Abstracts Numerical Investigation of Flame Structure and Stability in Gaseous and Liquid Fuel Turbulent Combustion
Wasserman Mark 2014 Jerrold Greenberg, Yair Moryossef, Abstracts Multigrid Acceleration of Turbulent Reacting Flow Simulations
Shaviv Ilan 2008 Yaakov Oshman Abstracts A Stochastic Approach to Fusion of Estimation and Guidance
Mazal Leonel 2013 Pinchas Gurfil Abstracts Reconfigurable Orbit Design and Hierarchical Control for Fractionated Spacecraft
Carmi Avishy 2008 Yaakov Oshman Abstracts Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Spacecraft Attitude and Angular Rate Estimation from Vector Observations
Moryossef Yair 2007 Dan Givoli, Yuval Levy, Abstracts Unconditionally Positive Implicit Method for Two-Equation Turbulence Models
Yavor Yinon 2012 Alon Gany Abstracts Characterization and Improvement of Aluminum Combustion in Solid Propellants
Hollander Yaniv 2011 David Durban, Yoram Lanir, Abstracts Morphology Based Constitutive Model for the Coronary Media
Rubin Binyamin 2007 Mauricio Guelman Abstracts Analysis and Numerical Experimentation of Onboard Diagnostic Systems for Hall Thrusters
Chernov Victor 2010 Benveniste Natan Abstracts Rheological Properties of Metalized Gel Fuels
Gur Ohad 2007 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Propeller Optimization while Considering the Air-Vehicle Characteristics
Rabinovich Daniel 2008 Dan Givoli, Shmuel Vigdergauz, Abstracts Identification of Defects by Genetic Optimization Schemes
Chen Yuheng 2007 Israel Schechter, Josef Stricker, Liviu Singher, Abstracts Dynamic and Kinetic Study of Laser-Induced Aerosol by Spectrometric Methods
Braun Benyamin Orit 2008 Jacob Cohen, Nitzan Resnick, Abstracts Initiation of Atherosclerosis – Correlating near Wall Flow Patterns with Endothelial Activation Markers
Ben-Dov Guy 2007 Jacob Cohen Abstracts Optimal Disturbances and Secondary Instabilities in Shear Flows
Fastovsky Dina 2007 Jacob Cohen Abstracts Experimental Study of Vortex Breakdown and its Control in Swirling Flow
Grebshtein Michael 2006 Omri Rand Abstracts Analytical Formulation and Solutions of Anisotropic Non-Homogeneous Beams
Pisarevsky Dmitry 2007 Mauricio Guelman, Alexander Kogan, Abstracts Design of Low-Thurst Gravity-Assist Inter-Planetary Trajectories
Manela Avshalom 2006 Itzchak Frankel Abstracts Stability of Rarefied Gas Flows
Svizher Alexander 2005 Jacob Cohen Abstracts Experimental Study of the Evolution of the Coherent Structures in Wall Bounded Shear Flows Using HPIV
Zakharin Boris 2005 Josef Stricker Abstracts Schlieren Systems Analysis for Investigation of Aero- Optical Effects in Refractive Turbulent Flows
Weisbrod Gil 2018 Yoseph Ben-Asher, Ehud Kroll, Abstracts A Prescriptive Model of the Conceptual Engineering Design Process based on Parameter Analysis and C-K Theory
Shapira Ilana 2005 Yoseph Ben-Asher Abstracts Approximated Analytical Solution for Optimal Range Glide
Elitzur Shani 2017 Alon Gany, Valery Rozenband, Abstracts Investigation of Aluminum-Water Reaction for Hydrogen Production and Energy Storage
Golovanevsky Boris 2004 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Interaction between Two Oscillating Streams in a Reactive System
Levy Maital 2017 Shaul Gutman, Tal Shima, Abstracts Full-State Autopilot and Guidance for Multi-Input Multi-Output Missile Engagements
Suponitsky Victoria 2004 Jacob Cohen, Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Abstracts The Generation of Streaks and Hairpin Vortices from a Localized Vortex Disturbance Embedded in Unbounded Uniform Shear Flow
Levy Moti 2016 Eran Sher, Yeshayahou Levy, Abstracts Spray Formation by Homogeneous Flash Boiling
Choukroun Daniel 2003 Yaakov Oshman, Haim Weiss, Y. Bar-Itzhack (Deceased), Abstracts Novel Methods for Attitude Determination Using Vector Observations
Yusupov Mor Marat 2003 Alon Gany, Jerrold Greenberg, Abstracts Analysis and Solutions for Two-Phase Bubbly Nozzle Flow and Their Application in Underwater Jet Propulsion
Michaels Dan 2015 Alon Gany Abstracts Interior Ballistics of a Combustion Chamber Discharging a Condensed Mass
Alkahe Jonathan 2002 Omri Rand, Yaakov Oshman, Abstracts Helicopter Faults – Simulation, Detection and Identification
Cohen Tal 2014 David Durban Abstracts Cavitation and Shocks in Porous Plasticity
Arfi Patrick 2002 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Reduction of NOx Emissions from Gas Turbines Using Internal Exhaust Gas Recirculation
Gofer Aviad 2013 Alon Gany Abstracts Investigation of Performance and Basic Phenomena in Air Augmented Waterjet Propulsion
Schneebaum Yaron 2001 Alon Gany Abstracts Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Barrel Steel Erosion Mechanics in Hot Reactive Flows
Shima Tal 2001 Josef Shinar (Deceased) Abstracts End-Game Guidance against a Highly Maneuvering Target
Segal Shai 2012 Pinchas Gurfil, Avishy Carmi, Abstracts Vision-Based Control of Relative Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics
Indelman Vadim 2011 Pinchas Gurfil, Ehud Rivlin, Hector Rotstein, Abstracts Navigation Performance Enhancement Using Online Mosaicking
Rivkin Leonid 2000 Dan Givoli Abstracts Solution of Thermoviscoelastic Problems with Moving Boundaries by Finite Elements Method
Kartvelishvili Liana 2009 Yeshayahou Levy, Hanna Garzozi, Abstracts Development of Optical Method for The Measurement of Blood Flow in Pre-Capillary Tubes
Cohen Kelly 1999 Tanchum Weller, Yoseph Ben-Asher, Abstracts Active and Passive Control of Flexible Structures
Tahan Meir 2008 Yoseph Ben-Asher Abstracts Modeling and Analyses of Engineering Systems Integration
Shaviv Guy 1999 Arthur Grunwald Abstracts Advanced Perspective Display Formats for Air Traffic Control
Masri Rami 2008 David Durban Abstracts Cavity Expansion in an Elastoplastic Medium – Theory and Applications
Zilberman Gady 1998 Josef Shinar (Deceased), Mauricio Guelman, Abstracts Solution of a Multi-Stage Game with Asymmetrical Information Pattern for Application in Pursuit-Evasion Problems
Edery-Azulay Lucy 2007 Haim Abramovich Abstracts Integrity of Piezoelectric Patched Smart Structures
Pletner Baruch 1998 Moshe Idan, Tanchum Weller, Abstracts Active Control of Sound Radiated by Vibrating Thin-Walled Structural Elements
Davidi Gal 2006 Daniel Weihs, David Durban, Abstracts Plastic Forming Processes of Composite Materials
Chaimovitz Menachem 1998 Aviv Rosen Abstracts The Influence of a Detailed Coupling Between the Rotor And the Fuselage on Helicopter Flight Mechanics
Rapoport Ilia 2005 Yaakov Oshman Abstracts Optimal Filtering in the Presence of Faults: Algorithms and performance Measures
Pevsner Pavel 2002 Tanchum Weller, Avraham Berkovits, Abstracts Damage Detection in Composites Using High Frequency Range Vibration and Embedded Optic Fibers
Barkai Shirley-Miriam 1997 Omri Rand Abstracts Stability and Response of a Rotor-Wing System With Elastically Coupled Blades
Gurfil Pinchas 2000 Mauricio Guelman, Mario Jodorkovsky, Abstracts Finite Time Stability of Proportional Navigation Guidance Systems and Its Applications to the Design of Zero Miss Distance Guidance
Raveh Daniella 1999 Mordechay Karpel Abstracts Integrated Aero-Structural Design of Maneuvering Flexible Flight Vehicles
Puyesky Igal 1997 Itzchak Frankel Abstracts Unsteady Shear Flows of Suspensions
Wang Xiaojian 1998 Eliezer Spiegler, Yacov Timnat (Deceased), Abstracts Optimal Design of Superdetonative Ram Accelerators for Hypersonic Velocities
Avital Gavriel 1997 Josef Rom (Deceased), Jerrold Greenberg, Abstracts Interaction Between Detonation Waves and Shock Waves in Hypersonic Flow of Detonative Mixtures
Shusser Michael 1997 Daniel Weihs Abstracts Theoretical Investigation of the Process of Explosive Boiling in Droplets
Lubarsky Evgeny 1997 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Suppression of Oscillations in Liquid Spray Combustors
Kalma Avinoam 1997 Jerrold Greenberg Abstracts A Numerical Investigation of Aspects of Laminar Spray Flame Propagation
Lipman Yeshaya 1996 Yaakov Oshman, Josef Shinar (Deceased), Abstracts Analysis of Anti Missile Defense Scenarios by Using a Linear Model
Miller Scott 1996 Haim Abramovich, Yaakov Oshman, Abstracts Distributed Modal Control of Piezolaminated Anisotropic Planar and Cylindrical Structures
Sella Zeev 2000 Jerrold Greenberg, Yehuda Stavsky (Deceased), Abstracts Edge Effects in Axisymmetrically Loaded Composite Laminated Shells of Revolution
Fisher Nahman 1998 David Durban Abstracts Incremental Elastoplastic Response of Loaded Structures
Edelshtein Evgeny 1995 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Dynamics of a System of Rods
Ben-Arosh Rachel 1997 Alon Gany, Benveniste Natan, Eliezer Spiegler, Abstracts Theoretical Investigation of Supersonic Combustion Of Solid Fuel in a Ramjet Engine
Isser Aharon 1995 Aviv Rosen Abstracts The Influence of Variations in the Locations of the Blades of a Hovering Helicopter on the Aerodynamic Loads Developed during Perturbations about Axial Flight
Raitses Yvgeny 1997 Mauricio Guelman, Joseph Ashkenazy, Abstracts Investigations of the Hall Thruster and Its Use for Satellite Drag Compensation
Roshu Cornel 1994 David Durban, Avraham Berkovits, Abstracts On Some Axially Symmetric Problems with Plastic Orthotropy
Karp Baruch-Boris 1996 David Durban Abstracts On Saint-Venant Principle in Elastostatics And Elastodynamics
Arad Eran 1995 Micha Wolfshtein Abstracts A Two-Scale Turbulence Model for Flow Near Walls
Amitay Michael 1994 Jacob Cohen, Arnan Seginer (Deceased), Abstracts Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Stability Of a Laminar Two-Dimensional Wall-Jet
Seter Dan 1994 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Autorotation of Systems of Bodies that Include Rotary-Wings
Hadar Ilan 1995 Yacov Timnat (Deceased), Alon Gany, Abstracts Investigation of Droplet Combustion at Sub- and Supercritical Conditions
Katz David 1993 Shaul Gutman Abstracts Guaranteed Cost Finite Time Guidanle for Pursuit
Libo Ilan 1994 Alon Gany Abstracts Ignition of Particles with Internal Heat Sources
Sabag Mattitihu 1993 Aviv Rosen, Dan Givoli, Abstracts Structural Behavior of a System of Straight Rods in Series
Sarig Nimrod 1994 Jerrold Greenberg Abstracts Multiple Flames in Counterflow Spray Combustion
Waldmann Jacques 1992 Shmuel Merhav (Deceased), Y. Bar-Itzhack (Deceased), Abstracts Reconstruction of Terrain Features from Sequences of 2-D Ima
Levitas Josef 1993 Josef Singer (Deceased), Tanchum Weller, Abstracts Cell-to-Cell Mapping and Its Application to Structural
Ore Emanuel 1990 David Durban Abstracts Structures
Goshen-Meskin Drora 1990 Y. Bar-Itzhack (Deceased) Abstracts Control Theoretic Approach to Inertial Navigation Systems
Graber Avinoam 1990 Aviv Rosen, Arnan Seginer (Deceased), Abstracts Aerodynamics
Sela Naftali 1993 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Influence of Hub Flexibility and Rotor Speed Variations
Albagli David 1992 Alon Gany Abstracts A Study of High Speed Bubbly Flows in Vnderwater Jet Propuls
Iosilevskii Genady 1989 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Aerodynamics
Rusak Zvi 1989 Arnan Seginer (Deceased) Abstracts Aerodynamics
Laredo David 1988 Yeshayahou Levy Abstracts Propulsion
Ehrenwald Liron 1997 Mauricio Guelman Abstracts Integrated Adaptive Control for Space Robotic Systems
Raz Reuben 1996 Aviv Rosen Abstracts Dynamics and Stabilization of a Slung Load Carried by Two Helicopters
Doockhovny Ilja 1995 Dan Givoli Abstracts Solution of Large Deformation Contact Problems of Beams by The Finite Element Method
Anidjar Fortunato 1994 Yoram Tambour, Jerrold Greenberg, Abstracts Dynamics of Polydisperse (Multisize) Fuel Sprays In Multicomponent Reactive Flows
Libis Natan 1993 Abstracts Investigation of Processes in Double Chamber
Silverman Ido 1992 Jerrold Greenberg, Yoram Tambour, Abstracts Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Spray Flames
Bashan Ephraim 1990 Shmuel Merhav (Deceased) Abstracts Aircraft State Estimation for Navigation and Control