Gil Yudilevitch

Professor, Technion, Israel

Education
1978 – 1982: BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel (Cum Laude)
1986 – 1990: MSc in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel
1991 – 1994: PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, USA
Employment History
2020 – Today: ARPS (Active Reactive Protection Systems) – Founder and Chairman
2015 – Today: Technion – Associate Professor in the faculty of Aerospace Engineering
2013 – 2015: Rafael – Senior System Engineer in the Precision Tactical Weapon Systems directorate
2009 – 2013: Rafael – Director of the Active Protection Systems (APS) Program
2006 – 2010: Rafael – Chief System Engineer of the APS Program and PM of the Trophy APS
2000 – 2005: Rafael – Chief System Engineer of the APS Program and of the Trophy APS
1994 – 1999: Rafael – Chief System Engineer of the Trophy APS
1991 – 1994: UMD – Research Assistant in a joint NASA and US Army project
1985 – 1991: Rafael – Control Engineer in the Platforms and Launchers branch
1980 – 1985: Rafael – Mechanical Engineer in an Electro-Optical group
Main Professional Skills
• World class expert in Active Protection Systems for AFVs
• Project management and system engineering of multidisciplinary and complex systems
• Sensors embedding including data-fusion, aiming and guidance algorithms implementation
• Motion control for electro-mechanical system, integrated with relative and inertial sensors
• Servo and flight control of helicopters
• Mechanical design of electro-optical systems
Main Excellence Awards
During my work in Rafael, I have received many excellence awards. The major awards are:
• MAFAT Award for Creative Thinking – September 2004
• Outstanding System Engineer Award in honor of Dr. Yossi Levine for year 2008 from the joint Rafael-IAI forum of system engineering
• Israel Defense Prize in honor of Eliyahu Golomb – June 2014