The Team

Head of Group

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Doron Shilo

Full Professor
Phone:  +972-4-829-3165
Address:  Dan Kahn, room 218
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Research Associates

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Eilon Faran

PhD, Research Associate
Phone:  +972-4-829-5911
Address:  Dan Kahn, room 236 (lab)

Graduate Students

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Asaf Dana

Phone:  +972-4-829-5911
Address:  Dan Kahn, room 236
Asaf is a PhD student investigating kinetic relation in high rate actuation of shape memory alloys using advanced characterization techniques such as X-ray diffraction at synchrotron radiation.
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Emil Bronstein

Phone:  +972-4-829-5911
Address:  Dan Kahn, room 236 (lab)
Emil Bronstein is a Ph.D. student working on the development of novel experimental and data-driven analysis tools for the investigation of acoustic and magnetic emissions. In his M.Sc., Emil studied the microstructure of austenite-martensite interfaces in shape memory alloys during phase transformations.
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Yeshurun (Shuri) Cohen

Shuri is an MSc student working on the characterization of additive manufacturing processes of shape memory alloys.


Name Degree Graduation Title of Thesis
Eran Ben David MSc 2008 A New Instrument for Tensile Testing of Thin Free Standing Films at High Strain Rates
Yaniv Ganor PhD 2009 Magneto-Mechanical Characteristics of FSMA
Yossi Abu MSc 2009 Micro Mechanics of Domain Switching in BaTiO3
Shahaf Vollach MSc 2009 The Mechanical Response of Shape Memory Alloys under a Rapid Heating Pulse
Oren Kanner MSc 2011 Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy Actuators
Yarden Weber MSc 2012 Real-Time Health and Stress monitoring of Composite Materials Using Magnetostrictive Fillers
Haika Moshe Drezner PhD 2012 Nanoscale Modulus Mapping: Implementation on Material Interfaces and Biogenic Materials
Eilon Faran PhD 2012 Dynamics of Twinning Processes in Active Materials
Eran Ben-David PhD 2015 Investigation of the Mechanical Response and Characteristics of Thin Free-Standing Films at Various Strain Rates
Meni Kabla PhD 2016 Fabrication, Characterization, and Implementation of Actuators Based on Thin Shape Memory Alloy Films
Alex Yoffe PhD 2017 Magnetostrictive Composites for Wireless Stress Sensing Applications
Nehara Adelsberg MSc 2017 Wireless Thin Layer Force Sensors Based on Magnetostrictive Composite Material
Shahaf Vollach PhD 2018 The Mechanical Response and Phase Transformation Kinetics of NiTi under a Rapid Heating Pulse
Uria Heller MSc 2018 A novel Experimental System Based on Shape Memory Alloys for Studying the Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Materials at the Millisecond Time-Scale
Dekel Avraham MSc 2018 Self-Propagating Miniature Device Based on Shape Memory Alloy
Emil Bronstein MSc 2019 Thermodynamics and Microstructure of Austenite-Martensite Interfaces and Phase Transformations in Shape Memory Alloys
Noam Zreihan PhD 2019 Barriers, Mechanisms of Motion, and Kinetic Laws for Twin Boundary Dynamics in Ferroic Materials
Yulia Marom PhD 2020 Biomechanical and Biomolecular Processes in Stretched Fetal Membranes
Asaf Mizrahi MSc 2020