Prof. Joseph Appelbaum

Department of Electrical Engineering
The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv 69978
Fellow IEEE
Phone: +972-3-6409014
Fax: +972-3-6407052
e-mail: appel@eng.tau.ac.il



1957-1961 Technion, I.I.T. (Israel Inst. of Technology), Haifa, Israel; B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude).
1961-1963 Technion, I.I.T., Haifa, Israel, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Thesis: "Dimensional Analysis of an Induction Machine from the Economical Viewpoint".
1963-1967 Technion, I.I.T., Haifa, Israel, D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Dissertation: "Design of Electrical Machines by Means of Digital Computers".

Duties and Ranks in Academic Institutions:

1968-1969 University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Assistant Professor
1972-1978 Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Senior Lecturer
1975 Tenure
1978-1980 Chairman: Department of Electronic Communications, Control and Computer Systems.
1979 Associate Professor.
1981-1983 Visiting Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.
1986-Present Professor:
Energy Conversion; Electric Drives;
Design of Electromagnetic Devices; Advanced Energy Conversion;
Magnetic Components and Circuits, Solar Energy. /td>
1987 (summer) Visiting Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. Research Associate, Florida Solar Energy Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida.
1988-1989 NRC (National Research Council, USA) Senior Research Associate - NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1990-1994(summers) NRC (National Research Council, USA), Senior Research Associate NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
1994-1999 Member of the Alternative Energy Committee, Ministry of Industry and Commerce
2000 (summer) Visiting Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 
2-6, 2001 Visiting Professor, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. 
9/2001 - 2/20002
Visiting Professor, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium 
1/2005- 7/2005  Visiting Professor,Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 

Professional Occupation:

1969-1972 Development Project Engineer in an Advanced Engineering group; General Electric Co., U.S.A
1985-1987 Consultant: Transformer Design, Tadiran Ltd., Israel; Photovoltaic Water Pump, Koor Metals Ltd., Israel; Solar Energy Tracking System, Pimat, Israel; Electric Drive, Advanced Development Corp., Ltd., Israel. Solar radiation, Photovoltaic systems, various companies

Research Interests:

Other Academic Activities:

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