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November 30, 2020
Best of luck to Avraham Dorogoy!
Today, Dr. Avraham Dorogoy is leaving our group after 17 years of common work. Thank you Avraham for all your contributions and best wishes for the coming years!!
November 30, 2020
The DFL welcomes our new postdoc, Dr. Sagi Chen. Best wishes of success, Sagi!
November 25, 2020
Warm congratulations to Oren Rijensky for his great Ph.D!
November 22, 2020
D. Rittel – DYMAT webinar
“Mitigation of shock loading on structures using aqueous methylcellulose solution” Professor Daniel Rittel, Technion Institute of Technology, Israel, Wednesday, the 9th of December, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Paris time)

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November 18, 2020
Orel Guetta gave his Master’s seminar with great success
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Today, Orel Guetta gave his Master’s seminar with great success, excellent presentation and delicious memories. All that while fully respecting the safety distances of the period.

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November 15, 2020
D. Rittel joins the editorial board of a new journal
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D. Rittel joins the editorial board of a new journal, Results in Engineering (Elsevier)
November 1, 2020
Warm congratulations to Bat Hen Varfman and Orel Guetta
Warm congratulations to Bat Hen Varfman and Orel Guetta for their accepted paper Shock Attenuation Characteristics of Methylcellulose Hydrogels: Phenomenological Modeling, to appear in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids.
November 1, 2020
Congratulations to Daniel Viliyatser who defended his masters today!
September 29, 2020
A warm welcome to Linoy Swissa
Linoy Swissa who joins us for her final project on gel mechanics!
September 24, 2020
About gels and strong headaches
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One of the most damaging consequences of traumatic impact is the damage inflicted to the brain and other internal organs. Such trauma (traumatic brain injury) occurs without any significant damage (penetration) to the external structure (such as skull or helmet), and yet the violent elastic accelerations resulting from the shock can be extremely damageable and sometimes lethal.


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September 24, 2020
Advertising the shock absorbing gels

Advertising the shock absorbing gels….A life saver developed jointly with Prof. Y. Eichen and Dr. G. Parvari (Schulich faculty of Chemistry) and prof. D. Rittel and Dr. Y. Rotbaum of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty.


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September 2, 2020
Warm congratulations to Dr. K. Shemtov Yona on her new position at TAU!
Best wishes of success!

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August 31, 2020
Mr. Yuri Rozitsky retires
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Today, after 8 years of outstanding service, our machine shop technician, Mr. Yuri Rozitsky retires. We all wish him a happy retirement in good health and thank him deeply for his exemplary service to the Mechanics Center.

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August 26, 2020
Polyurea coatings improve the mechanical reliability of planning boats
August 3, 2020
The most downloaded papers in Mechanics of Materials is...