Eliahu Nissim

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Eliahu Nissim
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Born1933
Israel
NationalityIsraeli
CitizenshipIsrael
EducationB.Sc.
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
Alma materUniversity of Bristol
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
OccupationProfessor
AwardsSir George Taylor Prize

Eliahu Nissim (אליהו נסים; born 1933) is the former Sidney Goldstein Professor in Aeronautical Engineering at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and a former President of the Open University of Israel.

Biography

Nissim was born in Israel in 1933.[1][2] In 1957 he graduated with a B.Sc. from the University of Bristol, in 1961 with an M.Sc. from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and in 1963 with a Ph.D. from the University of Bristol.[1][2] Nissim won the Sir George Taylor Prize in England in 1966.[1][2]

He worked at the NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia from 1969 to 1970 and again from 1975 to 1976.[1][3][4][5]

Nissim has taught at Technion since 1958, where he has been a full professor since 1978.[1][2] He was Head of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering from 1971 to 1973 and from 1978 to 1980.

He was President of the Open University of Israel from 1997 to 2003.[1][6][7][8][9]

In 1998 Nissim was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).[10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Eliahu Nissim," Faculty of Aerospace Engineering; Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 le-Yiśraʼel, Ṭekhniyon, Makhon ṭekhnologi (1973). Research Report. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. – via Google Books.
  3. NASA Activities; Volume 4, Issue 6. United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 1973 – via Google Books.
  4. Administration, United States National Aeronautics and Space (1978). Significant NASA Inventions. United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration – via Google Books.
  5. "ANALYSIS OF AEROELASTIC MODELSTABILITY AUGMENTATION SYSTEMS," NASA, March 1971.
  6. "Four Million Dollars for Construction of a Center for Integrating Technology in Teaching at the Open University’s New Raanana Headquarters," e.openu.ac.il.
  7. "It's Never Too Late to Learn," e.openu.ac.il.
  8. Tim Boxer. "OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL; Irving Rosenbaum Honored For Supporting Education". 15minutes.
  9. Sally Wecksler (2003). "International Literary Market Place". R.R. Bowker Company.
  10. "AIAA Fellows," AIAA, January 2015.

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