B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel, 1987
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel, 1991
Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Brown University, USA, 1996


2006 – Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
2005 – 2006 Associate Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion
1999 – 2004 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion
1998 – 1999 Lecturer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion
1996 – 1998 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University
1996 Adjunct Professor and Research Associate, Division of Engineering, Brown University
1989 – 1991 Research Engineer, Structural Analysis Group, Weapon Systems Division,
RAFAEL – Israel Armament Development Authority

Boards, Committees and Leadership Roles

2018 – Leader, International Expert Member of the EU Scientific Network on the Assessment of Atomistic Simulations
2016 – Leader, NSF “Rise of Data” program aimed at developing strategy for the increasing prominence of data in materials research
2014 – 2017 Member, Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee Member,
College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
2013 Guest Editor, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciencess
2012 – Advisory Board Member, Cyberinfrastructure for Atomistic Materials Science
2009 – Director, Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models (KIM) Project,
2009 – Associate Editor, Journal of Elasticity
2004 – 2006 Associate Editor, Communications in Mathematical Sciences