News Archive


May 8, 2022
A 316L stainless steel specimen is impacted using a split Hopkinson bar
The steel's temperature increases as a result of thermomechanical coupling, as recorded by our new Telops camera. credit: G.G. Goviazin
A 316L stainless steel specimen
May 2, 2022
We are delighted to host soon Prof. G. Ravichandran,
our 2022 Pollack Distinguished Lecturer.
Please join us for this celebration! Pollak poster
May 1, 2022
Warm congratulations to Tzvi Gershanik and Itay Levin
April 7, 2022
Our new Telops Fast M2K infrared camera has arrived!
Stay connected for new adventures…

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March 24, 2022
We welcome warmly Prof. Oren Petel
Picture of We welcome warmly Prof. Oren Petel
Prof. Oren Petel will spend the coming 3 months with us.
March 2, 2022
2barG: A user friendly software is available to process Split Hopkinson (Kolsky) Pressure bar tests
February 27, 2022
Warm congratulations to our friend and colleague Dr. Zev Lovinger
who was nominated Research Associate in the department.  
February 20, 2022
Specialised Imaging - Kirana
Today, the team from Specialised Imaging (Jolyon Cleaves, left, and Wai Chan, right) brought us back our Kirana with a brand new 7.5 Mfps sensor and updated software.

Specialised Imaging Kirana-team

February 13, 2022
Fatigue failures still make victims in 2022!
Those subjects are extensively addressed in my undergraduate course “Failure of materials”.
And still, it would have been much better without this recent tragic example.
"Rare technical malfunction caused deadly helicopter crash in January"  
February 13, 2022
Cheers for submitting a new paper! A tradition to adopt
LtR: Tamas Rev, Ofir Shor, Daniel Rittel
February 8, 2022
Warm congratulations to Bat Hen Varfman who passed today her final M.Sc. exam with the grade of 96!!!
February 6, 2022
The SCS started some 20 years ago as a macro shear specimen
A few years ago, it was miniaturized for micromechanical studies at the millimeter size. Now, it has become micro/nano....

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January 31, 2022
Warm congratulations to our colleague Dr. K. Shemtov-Yona who got promoted to Associate Research Scientist at Technion, TRDF.
January 5, 2022
New paper on shock energy mitigation of methylcellulose hydrogels
This is the temporary link to our new paper on shock energy mitigation of methylcellulose hydrogels (with Bat Hen Varfman):
January 3, 2022
Warm congratulations to Gil G. Goviazin who passed his PhD candidacy exam