Irrigation - Sprinkler, trickle and moving irrigation.
Systems analysis - farm-level
agricultural production and management; rural regional planning and management
Decision making under severe uncertainty - expert systems and post-optimal
sensitivity analysis. Foam distribution for crop protection against frost.
Avnimelech Yoram email@example.com
Physical chemistry of phosphorus; Salinity
of water and soil; Chemistry & microbiology of Nitrogen in soils; Aquaculture
research; Municipal Solid Waste - Recycling, incineration and landfilling; Municipal Solid
Waste Composts - Production and Use; Development of environmentally friendly slow release
fertilizers (SRF); Sea of Galilee Watershed management.
Broday David firstname.lastname@example.org
Integrated assessment of multi-pathway
exposure (dermal, inhalation and ingestion) to air and water pollution, indoor and
microenvironmental air quality, pollutant dosimetry
Spatial and dynamic models of ecological
systems.Use of remote sensing and GIS for natural resources management Application of
ecosystem modeling for land management. Spatial accuracy and error propagation in GIS
databases. Long term vegetation dynamics at the landscape scale.
Modeling and analysis of agricultural machinery
systems, including mechanical
harvesting of fruits and vegetables, conveying, processing, solid-liquid separation and
impact separation of agricultural products.
Multidegree of freedom mechanical systems, off-road vehicles, man-seat-vehicle
interaction and ride quality evaluation, vibration isolation and non-linear dampers.
Biological water and wastewater treatment, Biofilm
reactors, Constructed wetlands, Removal of inorganic nitrogen compounds
Greenhouse control, Autonomous systems in agriculture,
Robust and adaptive control
Determination of fertilizer requirements of crops;
Methods of soil testing for nutrients
requirements; Evaluation of fertilizers and their reaction in soils (Phosphate Rocks
and Partially Acidulated Phosphate Rocks); Ammonium-nitrate plant nutrition.
Bio-heat and bio-mass transport. Ultrasound in medicine
biology. Transdermal drug delivery. Aquaculture engineering. Modeling of
composting processes in windrows. Cell and tissue mechanics. Foams for plant
protection against frost. Stress in fish. Algae growth. Evaporative cooling of cows.
Soil-machine interactions, tractors and power systems,
spraying equipment, fertilizer
spreaders, harvesting machines and earth moving equipment.
Landscape and restoration ecology.Integrative and
transdisciplinary strategies for environmental management and conservation
Chemical regulation of growth in agricultural plants. Mechanisms underlying the inhibition of plant growth by
Irrigation and drainage engineering. Water resource
engineering. Developing regions.
Main research interests: Adaptive classification in remote
sensing and sorting agricultural products, e.g. (Peleg K. Fast Fourier Transform based
calibration in remote sensing. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 19(12), 2301-2315, 1998. If
interested in fruit sorting visit http://peleg.com/pfs/
Transport processes of water and solute in soil.
Physical-chemistry of soils, management of swelling soils. Preferential flow in structured
soils. Irrigation with low quality water (sewage effluents and saline waters).Salinity
management (irrigation and drainage). Drip irrigation systems.
Modeling and simulation of off-road vehicles;
Interaction between tire or track and soil; Active and semi-active suspension control;
Modeling, simulation and control of agricultural machines.
Transpirational cooling of greenhouse crops. Modelling
the nitrate level in lettuce. Artificial neural network models of greenhouses. Detection
and diagnosis of faults in greenhouses. Optimal environmental control for greenhouse
Mass transfer modeling and experimental fluid mechanics.
Soil and Environmental Sciences and Fertilizer
Shmulevich Itzhak email@example.com
Applied mechanics; soil mechanics; physical properties
of agricultural products; sensors in agriculture; non-destructive firmness measuring of
fruits and vegetables.
Soil science and plant nutrition. Environment-friendly
controlled-release fertilizers and agrochemicals: technological aspects, mechanisms,
agronomic evaluation. Rhizospheric chemophysical interactions. Plant nutrient uptake, root
functions simulation, modeling.
Non-Invasive Non-Destructive Testing, Pattern
recognition, Electro-optical computing/signal processing, Ultrasonic inspection.
Water flow in the soil-plant-atmosphere system.
Modelling of integrated crop systems. Water use efficiency of agricultural crops.
Irrigation Science. Controlled irrigation.