Dr. Orit Braun Benyamin

Dr. Orit Braun Benyamin

Dr. Orit Braun Benyamin

מחלקה: Mechanical Engineering
תפקיד נוכחי: Lecturer

Education :

2009 Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

1999 M.Sc., Department of Bio-Medical Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

1992 B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Refereed Papers in Professional Journals

Published Papers

Nicole Verzijl, Jeroen DeGroot, Chaya Ben Zaken, Orit Braun-Benjamin, Alice Maroudas, Ruud A. Bank, Joe Mizrahi, Casper G. Schalkwijk, Suzanne R. Thorpe, John W. Baynes, Johannes W. J. Bijlsma, Floris P. J. G. Lafeber, Johan M. TeKoppele,, Crosslinking by advanced glycation end products increases the stiffness of the collagen network in human articular cartilage: A possible mechanism through which age is a risk factor for osteoarthritis, Arthritis & Rheumatism, 46 (1), 114–123, 2002
Shmuel Springer, Orit Braun‐Benyamin, Chen Abraham‐Shitreet, Meni Becher, Yocheved Laufer, “The Effect of Electrode Placement and Interphase Interval on Force Production During Stimulation of the Dorsiflexor Muscles”, Artificial Organs (Impact Factor: 1.96). 08/2014; DOI: 10.1111/aor.12346

Gerry Leisman, Orit Braun-Benjamin, Robert Melillo, “Cognitive-Motor Interactions of the Basal Ganglia in Development”, Frontiers in systems neuroscience, 2014, Volume 8 Issue 16, doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2014.0016.

O. Braun Benyamin, J. Cohen, S. Braun, “Controlling environmental interference via a 2-phase measurement strategy”, Measurement (Impact Factor: 1.526), Volume 47, January 2014, Pages 234–239

O. Muller, N. Shalit, O. Braun Benyamin, “Students of Engineering on Behalf of People with Disabilities: Evaluating the Impact of an Institution’s Flagship Project”, Frontiers in Education 2015 IEEE.

O. Muller, V. Dangur, O. Braun Benyamin, “Developing Devices for People with Disabilities: Challenges and Gains of Project-Based Service Learning”, International Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 1402–1414, 2019.

Other Publications

PATENT PENDING: System and method for locking an intramedullary nail in a bone, I. Illouz, R. Mor Yossef, O. Braun Benyamin, Provisional Patent Application No. 63 / 089,031
PATENTS: Endoscope holder, D. Solomienski, O. Braun Benyamin, N. Navot, I. Lichter, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/117,029
O. Braun Benyamin: ” Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements”, Physiotherapy Journal IPTS, December 2011, Vol 13/3 pp. 25 (in Hebrew)

 

Academic Appointments

2015-present ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department

9.2016–2.2017 Researcher, sabbatical at Aerospace Engineering, Technion

2009-2014 ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department

2000-present Haifa University, Physiotherapy Department, Haifa, Israel, Adjunct Lecturer

1997-2009 Technion, Department of occupational therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel, Adjunct Lecturer

Teaching Experience

2003-present Ort Braude College of Engineering – undergraduate, Creative Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, Introduction to Biomechanics, Advanced Engineering Design, Implant Biomechanics, Rehabilitation Biomechanics

2000-Present Haifa University – undergraduate, Introduction to Biomechanics and electrostatics

1997-2009 Technion – undergraduate, Introduction to Biomechanics

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