Engineering - Graduate Programs

The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering

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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 research – oriented program towards thesis, and a Project-based course of study.


Study Tracks

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Systems 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. 
  • Machine Learning - Deep learning, Optimization, Learning theory, Statistical methods, Online algorithms, tree methods, linear classification, regression methods, generative techniques, unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, applications.
  • 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; oil and natural gas reservoirs; groundwater; solar energy; environmental engineering; water treatment; computational fluid mechanics; fluid-structure interaction; flow control; micro-fluidics; interfacial phenomena; underwater adhesion and locomotion; wetting phenomena.
  • Solid Mechanics: Mechanics of elastic and inelastic solids; structural machanics; plates and shells; experimental mechanics; failure analysis; fracture mechanics; fatigue; composite materials; repetitive structures; mechanics of metamaterials; thermomechanics; biomechanics; biomaterials; bones and tissue mechanics; cells mechanics; optimization of structures, wave propagation and vibrations; computational mechanics, numerical and finite elements methods.
  • Systems: system engineering, computer-aided design (CAD-CAM); applications of artificial intelligence to engineering; theory and practice of engineering design; robotics (sensors, vision, control); micro- and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS), inertial and flow sensors, optical MEMS; optomechanics; dynamics of micro and nano structures; biomimetics; beetles.

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. Environmental Nanotechnology (novel materials for water & air decontamination and environmental implications of nanomaterials).


Systems Engineering (0546)

Studies and research topics for theses and final projects include: Multiobjective optimization; systems design; model-based systems engineering; verification, validation, testing and integration of systems; complex systems; research methods; designing systems architectures such as of cloud edge computing systems and complex systems architectures; requirement management including overspecifications identification; systems engineering of organizations to improve their performance; risk management in systems development; modularity, adaptability, and resilience of systems; modeling development processes; digitization and industry 4.0; predictive maintenance; the intersection between systems engineering and project management; and detailed systems design.


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; systems biology; synthetic biology; medical optics; physiology; Sports Medicine; MRI methodologies and application.


The Department of Industrial Engineering (0571)

Areas of study

Logistics and Operations 

Supply Chain Management, Transportation,  Integrated Production Systems, Project Management, Robotics, 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, Humanitarian Logistics.

Information Systems and Data Science

Business Analytics, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Mining, Big Data, Recommender Systems, Machine Learning.

Human Aspects of Systems

Human Factors, Human-Machine Interaction, Social Networks, Human-Robot Interaction, Privacy, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Systems Integration, Models of Human Performance, Experimental Economics, Curiosity.


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (0581)

Areas of study

Materials for electronic, optical and mechanical applications. Electronic and magnetic materials and devises, Films thin and Nanomaterials. Composite materials. Biomaterials. Energy materials. Science of Environmental durability of materials. Crystal surfaces, Properties of materials structure and Materials theory and computational materials science, characterization materials. 


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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