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b. Israel 1956. B.Sc. Tel Aviv University, 1983. M.Sc. Tel Aviv University, 1985. Ph.D. Stanford University, 1988. Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Technion, 1988. At Technion since 1988. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995-96. Naval Postgraduate School, 2001-02. Professor since 2001, Dean since 2004.


Computational solid mechanics, finite element methods, asymptotic methods, combination of analytic and numerical methods, space structures, acoustic and elastic waves.


"Parallel adaptive finite element analysis of viscous flows based on a combined compressible-incompressible formulation", Int. J. Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 7, 1997, pp. 880-906 (with J.E. Flaherty and M.S. Shephard).

"Finite element schemes for nonlinear problems in infinite domains", Int. J. Numerical Methods in Engineering, 42, 1998, pp. 341-360 (with I. Patlashenko).

"Exact representations on artificial interfaces and applications in mechanics", Applied Mechanics Reviews, 52, 1999, pp. 333-349.

"Recent Advances in the DtN FE Method", Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, 6, 1999, pp. 71-116.

"A Boundary Perturbation Finite Element Approach for Shape Optimization", Int. J. Numerical Methods in Engineering, 47, 2000, pp. 801-819 (with T. Demchenko).


Numerical Methods for Problems in Infinite Domains, Elsevier Science Publishers, 1992. 

Advances in the Mechanics of Plates and Shells, Ed. (with D. Durban and J.G. Simmonds), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. 

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E-mail: givolid@aerodyne.technion.ac.il