News & Events

July 6, 2017
Prof. A. Needleman visited the Materials Mechanics Center
Welcome Alan and Wanda and see you soon! Prof. A. Needlemanin the Materials Mechanics Center, with Prof. Rittel & Prof. Osovsky
July 2, 2017
Warm congratulations to Longhui Zhang and Prof. S. Osovski
Warm congratulations to Longhui Zhang and Prof. S. Osovski for their accepted paper in the journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids: THE DEPENDENCE OF THE TAYLOR-QUINNEY COEFFICIENT ON THE DYNAMIC LOADING MODE
June 15, 2017
Warm congratulations to Nofar Stivi (Daloya) who presented her M.Sc. research co-supervised by Dr. A. Sides
June 11, 2017
Warm congratulations to Yonathan and Galit on their paper in Macromolecules. The first of the coming series on "inverse-freezing" gels.
June 6, 2017
Warm congratulations to Eyal Avriel for his M.Sc. diploma
April 6, 2017
Dr. Guillaume Haiat (CNRS) presented his work on the biomechanics of implants
Picture of Dr. Guillaume Haiat (CNRS) presented his work on the biomechanics of implants
Today, Dr. Guillaume Haiat (CNRS) presented his work on the biomechanics of implants.

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April 3, 2017
Hershel Rich Technion Innovation Award 2017 – to Assoc. Prof. N. Drimer and Prof. D. Rittel
Profs. N. Drimer and D. Rittel have been awarded the Herschel Rich Prize for technological innovation, Technion, 2017. The award is conferred for the development of a new concept of high speed planing boat (Dganit).
March 15, 2017
Prof. Sidney Chocron visited the DFL today
March 8, 2017
Welcome to Prof. Patricia Verleysen (Ghent University)
Prof. Patricia Verleysen (Ghent University) visited the DFL today. Welcome and hope to see you again soon!
March 7, 2017
Dr. A. Dorogoy & R. Korabi presented their research work at the ISIG meeting
Dr. A. Dorogoy and R. Korabi presented their research work at the Israel Structural Integrity Group (ISIG) meeting, organized by Prof. L. Banks-Sills at Tel Aviv University.

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February 19, 2017
Eyal Avriel passed his final M.Sc. exam today. Warm congratulations!
Eyal Avriel in his final M.Sc. exam
February 1, 2017
Prof. Rittel is visiting the Department of Civil Engineering as the AIANI Invited Professor
He will deliver a seminar on adiabatic shear failure

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January 26, 2017
Good luck for this Rooster year!
Today, we celebrated the Chinese Rooster New Year with delicious home made  dumplings, beef, chicken, eggs and noodles, kindly prepared by Dr. Jing Xie and her husband. Thank you so much!

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January 26, 2017
Warm congratulations to Dr. Z. Lovinger & Dr. Z Rosenberg for the newly accepted paper
Warm congratulations to Dr. Z. Lovinger and Dr. Z Rosenberg for the newly accepted paper to appear in Mechanics of Materials: Z. Lovinger, D. Rittel and Z. Rosenberg, (2017), “Modeling spontaneous adiabatic shear band formation in electro-magnetically collapsing thick-walled cylinders”. This paper will be part of the special issue following the IUTAM meeting on Dynamic Instabilities, held in Madrid last year.
January 23, 2017
Warm congratulations to Rafi Fadida who passed his candidacy exam this afternoon.