Dr. Uri Ben-Hanan

Dr. Uri Ben-Hanan

Dr. Uri Ben-Hanan

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Current Position: Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Education :

D.Sc.1987-1991, Agricultural Engineering.

M.Sc.1982- 1985, Agricultural Engineering.

B.Sc.1978-1981, Agriculture. Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel2011



Refereed Papers

Accepted for publication
  1. U. Ben-Hanan, H. Judes, M. Regev, Temperature measurements during mental cutting using an internally cooled diamond dental burr, accepted for publication in the Journal of Materials Science and Engineering A & B, June, 2012.
  1. O. Orki, O. Shai, A. Ayali , U. Ben-Hanan, Modeling of caterpillar crawl using novel tensegrity structures, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics journal, v 7, n 4, p 046006 (9 pp.), Dec. 2012
  2. R. Neugebauer, U. Ben-Hanan, S. Ihlenfeldt, M. Wabner, A. Stoll, Acoustic emission as a tool for identifying drill position in fiber-reinforced plastic and aluminum stacks, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 57, 2012, pp 20-26
  3. R. Wertheim, U. Ben-Hanan, S. Ihlenfeldt, A. Stoll, F. Treppe, M. Wabner, Acoustic emission for controlling drill position in fiber-reinforced plastic and metal stacks. CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, Volume 61, Issue 1, 2012, pp 75-78
  4. R. Neugebauer, U. Ben-Hanan, S. Ihlenfeldt, M. Vabner, A. Stoll, Nutzung von akustischen emissionen identifikation der position des bohrers in gechichteten werkstoffverbunden, ZWF 05/2012, Seite 295-301
  5. M. Regev, H. Judes, U. Ben-Hanan, Wear mechanisms of diamond coated dental burs, Tribology-Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces,Vol. 4 No. 1, 2010, pp 38-42
  6. U. Ben-Hanan, H. Judes and M. Regev, Comparative study of three different types of dental diamond burs. Tribology-Materials, Surfaces & Intrefaces, Vol. 2 No.2, 2008, pp 77-83
  7. Galindo D.F., Ercoli C., Funkenbusch P., Greene T.D., Moss M.E., Lee H.J., Ben-Hanan U., Graser G.N., Barzilay I., Tooth prearation: A study on the effect of different variables and a comparison between convetional and channeled diamond burs. Journal of Prosthodontics, Vol. 13, No 1 (March), 2004: pp 1-14
  8. Zur B., Ben-Hanan U., A. Rimmer A., Yardeni A. Control of irrigation amounts using velocity and position of wetting front. Irrigation Science Vol. 14, 1994: pp 207-212.
  9. Peleg K., Ben-Hanan U., Adaptive sorting by prototype populations, Pattern Recogniton Letters, Vol. 15(2), 1994: pp 111-123.
  10. Gutman P.O., Peleg K., Ben-Hanan U., Classification by varying features with an erring sensor, Automatica, Vol.30(12), 1994: pp 1943-1948.
  11. Peleg K., Ben-Hanan U. Adaptive classification by neural net based prototype populations, Int. J. Patt. Recogn. Artif. Intell. Vol.07(04), 1993: pp 917-933.
  12. Ben-Hanan U., Pelelg K., Gutman P.O. Classification of fruits by a Boltzmann preceptron neural network. Automatica, Vol. 28 No. 5, 1992: pp 961-968.
  13. Peleg K., Ben-Hanan U., Hinga S. Classification of Avocado by firmness and maturity. Journal of Texture Studies. Vol. 21(2), 1990: pp 123-129.
  1. Uri Ben-Hanan and Oded Riechsfeld, Thinking Mechatronics (printed in Hebrew), ORT Israel book publishing, 2008

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

Reviewed Conference papers
  1. Ben-Hanan U., Wertheim R., Drossel W.-G., Stoll A., Ihlenfeldt S., Identifying the drill position in composite and metal stacks using acoustic emission signal, 10th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, November 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
  2. Orki O., Offer S., Ayali A., Ben-Hanan U., A model of caterpillar locomotion based on Assur tensegrity structures, ASME IDETC/CIE 2011, Washington, DC, USA
  3. Offer S., Orki O., Tehori I., Slavutin M., Ben-Hanan U. Employing Assur tensegrity structures methods for simulating a caterpillar locomotion. Proceedings of the ASME IDETC/CIE 2010, Montreal Quebec, August 2010.
  4. Offer S., Tehori I., Bronfeld A., Slavutin M., Ben-Hanan U., Adjustable tensegrity robot based on Assur graph principle, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE 2009, Florida, November 2009.
  5. Avigad G., Eisenstadt E., Ben-Hanan U., Assortment of solutions for variable tasks in multi-objective problems, In the proceedings of ICEC 2009 as part of the International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, 5-7 October 2009, Madeira.
  6. Ben-Hanan U. and O. Riechsfeld, Mechatronics as a learning platform. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Conference on ESDA (Engineering Systems Design and Analysis) 2008 July 7-9, 2008, Haifa, Israel
  7. Baavour R., Fuchs M., Ben-Hanan U., A slip/shear tactile display master unit for high load grip tasks, June 27-29, 2007, The 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and automation MED’07, Athens, Greece.
Conferences papers
  1. Ben-Hanan U., Wertheim R., Stoll A., Wabner M., Identifying the drill position in composite and metal stacks using acoustic emission signal. ICME 2012, October 17-18, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
  2. Ben-Hanan U., A. Stoll, S. Ihlenfeldt, M. Wabner, Acoustic Emission as Toll for Identifying the Drill Position in Fiber Reinforced Plastic and Aluminum Stack, the seventh ORT Braude College of Engineering Research Conference, 2011, Kfar Blum, Israel.
  3. Ben-Hanan U., Regev M., Konvalina P., Braun O. Judes H., Improving dental grinding technology, CIRP meeting, Jan 26-28 2011, Paris, France.
  4. Omer Orki, Offer Shai, Uri Ben-Hanan, Amir Ayali, Employing Assur tensegrity S\structures for simulating a caterpillar locomotion, ICR (Israeli Conference on Robotics), November 10-11 2010, Herzelia, Israel.
  5. Ben-Hanan U., Regev M., Judes H., Wear mechanisms of diamond coated dental burs, the sixth ORT Braude College of Engineering Research Conference, 2010, Haifa, Israel.
  6. Offer Shai, Uri Ben Hanan, Yefim Mor, Michael Slovotin, Leon Ginzburg, Avner Bronfeld, Itay Tehori. Deployable tensegrity robots. ICR (Israeli Conference on Robotics), November 26-27 2008, Herzelia, Israel.
  7. Ben-Hanan U. and O. Riechsfeld, Mechatronics and meta-cognitive skills. Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology PATT-20, International Design & Technology Education Conference November 3-6, 2008, Tel-Aviv Israel.
  8. U. Ben-Hanan, P. Konvalina, R. Peled, H. Judes, Methods for measuring dental burs wear, 2nd ORT Braude College of Engineeirng Research Conference, July 2006, Maalot, Israel.
  9. Uri Ben-Hanan, Main subjects in mechanical engineering studies in ORT Braude College, The 28th Israel Conference on Mechnical Engineering, June 14-15, 2000, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  10. Uri Ben-Hanan, P.O. Gutman and K. Peleg. Classification of apples with a neural network based classifier. Presented in the International Federation of Automatic Contol/Inernational Society for Horticultural Science IFAC/ISHS workshop on mathematical and control applications in Agriculture and Horticulture, Sep. 30-Oct. 3, 1991, Matsuzama, Japan.

Other Publications

  1. An apparatus and method for cooling a dental treatment region, Application No. 212871, Date of application 12/5/2011, State of Israel Patent Office.

Academic Appointments

2011-Present ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Senior Lecturer

2010-2011 Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz, Germany, Visitor scientist

2002-2010 ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Senior Lecturer

1998-2002 ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Head, Mechanical Engineering Department

1997-1998 Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Rochester, NY

1991-1997 ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel, Head, Mechanical Engineering Department

Teaching Experience

Tel-Aviv University, School of Mechanical Engineering
2012 – Present   Mechatronics, principles and micro controllers
2005 – 2010       Mechatronics, principles and micro controllers
ORT Braude College:
2011- Present Signals and systems, Introduction to mechatronics, Introduction to control for Bio-Technology, Design of integrated systems Control system, graduate course in the system engineering program.
1991- 2010 Digital control, Control laboratory, Design of integrated systems Introduction to Control Systems (for Industrial engineering and management students and for Mechanical engineering students), Design of mechatronic systems, Creative Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
Development of laboratories at ORT Braude College:
Mechatronic systems laboratoryControl systems laboratory
University of Rochester NY (1997-1998)
Mechanical Systems (ME 213)Control Systems (New Course, (ME 230))

Academic and Professional Awards and Grants

2012 Research grant from the Pearls of Wisdom Association, for design of Bio Mimetic Jumping  Robot. The research is in collaboration with Dr. Gabor Kosa from the school of mechanical  engineering and Prof. Amir Ayali from the zoology department at the Tel-Aviv
2007-2009 Research grant from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Employment, for developing a  new dental bur. The research was in collaboration with Strauss & Co., Industrial diamonds  LTD.
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