Dr. Shmulik Pinkert
Methane hydrate-bearing soils;
Penetration problem in soils; Soil viscosity; Discrete geometrical
representation of granular soils • Analytic and empiric geotechnical
investigation; Underground openings for waste
Dr. Ronnie Kamai
Seismic hazard analysis, Ground
motion models, Site-response; Geotechnical aspects of earthquakes; Mechanical
and dynamic properties of soils.
Prof. Michael Tsesarsky
Engineering Seismology; Ground Motion Modeling; Microbial Methods
for Ground Improvement; Engineering Geology
Prof. Yossef Hatzor
| Rock Mechanics, Rock Tunneling, Rock Slope Engineering,
Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA),
Block Theory, Friction of rock discontinuities.
Dr. Pavel Trapper
Multiphysics numerical simulations: (1)
Structural analysis involving structures of hard and soft materials, which
undergo small/large deformations. (2) Fluid – structure interaction.
Computational soil mechanics.
Dr. Assaf Shmerling
Seismic retrofit of Buildings; Seismic design
methodologies development based on the optimal control theory; Structural
Control; Dynamics of Structures and buildings; Earthquake upgrade of
Structures Under Extreme Loads: Three-dimensional actuators system;Reinforced concrete, Prestressed concrete, Masonry structures;Monotonic, pseudo-dynamic and real-time dynamic testing;Full scale capabilities for single-bay single-story structures;Earthquakes and progressive collapse;Hybrid (numerical-physical) simulations.
Prof. David Ornai
Protective structures, Explosion hazards,
Protective technologies, Structural stability, Structures resistance to fire,
Fracture and cracking of structures
Prof. Erez Gal
Multi-scale modelling (incl. concrete); Engineering
aspects of green sustainable construction.
Prof. Igal M Shohet
Maintenance, Performance and Operations Management; Critical Infrastructures
Risk Analysis, Assessment and Management; Construction Engineering and
Management; Construction Safety. Building Information Modeling.
Dr. Shabtai Isaac
Construction management; Design
Management; Building Information Modeling
Prof. Alva Peled
High-performance cement and
concrete composite materials, and particularly textile reinforced concrete
(TRC) focused on advanced processing, bonding, durability and micro and nano
structure of those materials. Development of new advanced building materials
with nanomaterials such as graphene and nanotubes as well as alternative
building materials as geopolymer and hemp-based concrete.
Prof. Isaac A Meir
Sustainable/green architecture in
arid zones with a special focus on energy and other resources conservation.
Energy aspects of skyscraper envelope design in hot, arid climates. Post
occupancy evaluation (POE) and indoor environment quality (IEQ). Zero energy
communities. Integration and uptake of green technologies. Evolution and
adaptation of building technology and types, with a special focus on the
vernacular and low-cost/low-tech retrofit. Proactive contingency planning.
Life Cycle Energy Analysis (LCEA).
Dr. Oz Kira
Human exposure to air pollutant
(VOC) at the indoor and outdoor environment.
Agriculture impact on global
greenhouse gas balance.
In-situ and remote environmental
Prof. David Katoshevski
Reducing the Exposure to Particles in Workplaces (Occupational Safety).
Air-Pollution Control Aerosol Modelling Reactive Two-Phase Flows Fuel Sprays
Fluid Dynamics / Aerodynamics Medical Aerosols Removal of Secretions from the
Prof. Asher Brenner
Water technologies, Wastewater
treatment & reuse, Industrial wastewater management, Stormwater harvesting.