A Book Talk
Sunday, August 3, 3:00pm
Author Jennifer George
Thursday, August 7, 6:00pm
Speaker Professor Benveniste Natan
Prof. Benveniste (Benny) Natan from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering heads the Technion Missile Propulsion Laboratory. He will discuss some of his latest research at the JMM during a brief tour of the U.S.
Prof. Benveniste (Benny) Natan from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering heads the Technion Missile Propulsion Laboratory. His research interests focus on propulsion and combustion-related topics, including gel propellants for rocket and ramjet engines, hybrid rockets, boron combustion, combustion of metals, solid fuel combustion and more.
He received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, and has been a member of the faculty since 1991. He was also a visiting professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy in 2013-14, and at the National Technical University of Athens in 2003-04. Between 1989-1991 he conducted a two-year post-doctoral research as a National Research Council Research Associate at the Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
He has also been a member of the Technion Student-Faculty committee. Prof. Natan was born in Greece in 1954 to Holocaust survivors. He and his wife frequently travel between Israel and Greece.
Sunday, August 10, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Coding and decoding past and present comes to life through an exploration of encryption, decryption, bar codes and ciphers.
Join us at 3:00pm for a special talk on Jewish code breakers of the 1930s. More info HERE.