Engineering - Graduate Programs

The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering

The M.Sc. program of the Faculty of Engineering enables students to expand the knowledge they acquired as undergraduates and to pursue in-depth specialization in an area of their choice.  The Faculty offers two types of master's programs; a thesis-based program stressing research and a project-based course, with a practical-professional orientation.


Study Tracks

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering


School of Electrical Engineering (0510)

Areas of study

  • Communications: Communication systems; information theory, algebraic coding, stochastic processes; optical communications systems; sensory communication systems; synchronization systems.
  • Digital signal processing: Statistical and non-linear signal processing; signal detection and estimation; signal processing in sensory communication systems: speech, biomedical signals; radar signal processing; radar techniques and systems, navigation and detection; biomedical instrumentation: man-machine interfacing; sensory aids for perception defects.
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision: Enhancement, restoration and compression of visual data. Geometric and variational methods in image analysis. Three-dimensional imaging and photography. Automatic analysis of video streams. Camera arrays. Medical imaging and analysis. Distributed image and video processing. 
  • Control systems: Analog and digital control;  real-time control, optimal control and system identification; adaptive control; filtering theory; multivariable control systems theory; fuzzy logic and fuzzy systems.
  • Computer engineering: VLSI systems; embedded computer systems; distributed processing; algorithms and parallel computing; computer architectures; computer graphics/computer-aided design.  Artificial intelligence: neural networks; genetic algorithms; automata theory; fuzzy systems;  fuzzy expert systems.
  • Micro and Nano-electronics: devices and materials: Microelectronic and opto-electronic devices; VLSI; MEMS, MOEMS, BioMEMS and Lab-on-chip; biosensors; electronic materials characterization; ferroelectric materials, thin films and devices; semiconductor sensors and radiation damages; plasma based processes: high-current vacuum arcs and metallurgical depositions; micro-batteries; nano-materials and devices; microelectronics reliability.
  • Electro-optics: devices and systems: Optical communications, fibers, sensing systems; electro-optics for computing; image recognition; laser optics and frequency stabilization; electro-optic devices; integrated optics; non-linear optics.
  • Electromagnetic waves: sources and systems: High-power microwave sources; free election lasers and mazers; electron/material interaction; Electromagnetic systems: microwaves and millimeter waves; antennas; wave propagation and scattering; target identification and inverse scattering; Radar imaging; underwater acoustics.
  • Electrical energy systems: Power electronics, power processing systems, circuits & systems theory; photovoltaic systems; electrical machines and electronic drives.


School of Mechanical Engineering (0540)

Areas of study

  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: Aerodynamics; hydrodynamics; real and ideal fluids; turbulence; gas dynamics; mass and heat transfer; visco-elastic fluids; stratified flow;  multi-phase flow; water waves; bio-fluid mechanics; flow in porous medium; solar energy; environmental engineering; computational fluid mechanics, micro-fluidics.
  • Solid Mechanics, Materials and Systems: Mechanics of elastic and inelastic solids; materials science; environmental behavior of materials; failure analysis; electrodeposition; composite materials; structural mechanics; plates and shells; thermomechanics; (MEMS) Robotics (sensors, vision, advanced actuators, control); fracture mechanics; fatigue; wave propagation and vibrations; biomechanics; robotics; optimization of structures; repetitive structures; numerical and finite elements methods; CAD-CAM; experimental mechanics; surface science; nanocrystal growth and characterization by diffraction and scanning probe methods.


Environmental Engineering (0545)

The teaching and research programs are diverse and include: Renewable energy (solar, wind, bio-fuels) and energy storage; Air pollution and control of emission from organic, inorganic and particulate contaminants; Carbon dioxide traps; Urban and industrial wastewater treatments; Water treatment, water recycling and brackish water and sea water desalination; Solid-waste treatment and management; Remediation of contaminated soil; Mass transfer based separation processes; Risk assessment in industrial process; Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation hazard; Dynamics of sea wave and currents; Vorticity dynamics and turbulent flow in the atmosphere; Transport of contaminants in porous media and groundwater, sediment transport and dispersion of air pollutants in the atmosphere; Gas and oil transportation and the associated environmental impacts.


The Department of Bio-Medical Engineering (0553)

Areas of study

Digital signal processing in physiological systems; biofluids; biomechanics of the cardiovascular system; biomechanics of respiratory system; mechano-biology of cells; intracellular biophysical processes; neuro-electric systems; computers in medicine; medical imaging and digital image processing; human sensory communication; mathematical and numerical modeling; biomaterials; biopolymers; tissue engineering.


The Department of Industrial Engineering (0571)

Areas of study

Logistics and Operations, Business Analytics, Human Factors, Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Data Mining, Man Machine Interface, Social Networks, Transportation,  Integrated production systems; project management, robotics; Big Data, production planning and control; flexible manufacturing systems; decision analysis; game theory, experimental design and analysis of production systems; quality assurance methodology and techniques; inventory systems; technology management; Humanitarian Logistics. .


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (0581)

Areas of study

Materials for electronic, optical, electro-optical and micro-electromechanical applications.  Nano-materials, Thin film materials. Composite materials. Environmental durability of materials. Bio-materials. Materials characterization.


External Courses

Several non-credit courses are open to engineers and M.Sc. graduates in the exact sciences who are employed in industry and scientific institutions.


For further information and specific details please contact the Zandman-Slaner School of Graduate Studies.


Phone: 972-3-6406869, 6408372. Fax: 972-3-6406013



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