Assoc. Prof., Technion - IIT, Israel
Prof. Beni Cukurel is a faculty member at Aerospace Engineering Department of Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, and head of the Turbomachinery and Heat Transfer Laboratory. He has received all his degrees (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D.) from Purdue University, Mechanical Engineering Department. In the meanwhile, in the scope of his doctoral program, Beni conducted research for over 4 years at von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Rhode-St-Genese, Belgium. For the past decade, his laboratory at Technion develops technology at the frontiers of the current knowledge in the field of micro gas turbines for propulsion and power generation.