Zohar Yosibash

Zohar Yosibash (2009 Alumni)

Fellowship
Hans Fischer Senior Fellow

Institution
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Department
Mechanical Engineering

Host
Ernst Rank

Focus Group
Computational Biomechanics

Short CV

Zohar Yosibash is a professor of mechanical engineering at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel (since 1995) and the Head of the Computational Mechanics Laboratory. He received his B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering in 1987 from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, his M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics in 1991 from Tel-Aviv University in Israel and his D.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 from Washington University in St. Louis, USA. Zohar spent a year as a visiting assistant professor at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering at Washington University during 1994-1995, and a year as a visiting associate professor at the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA during 2002-2003. During 2003-2007 he held a visiting associate professorship at Brown University. Since March 2006 he serves as a member of advisory board of the Bavarian graduate school of computational engineering.

Selected Awards

Feb 2009 Toronto prize for the “best researcher'” in the faculty of engineering, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Aug 2002 - July 2003 IBM distinguished professorship at the Div.of Applied Math, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Research Interests

Zohar's recent topic of research is computational biomechanics (high and p-version finite element methods) with emphasis on bone mechanics and the mechanical response of blood vessels. Other topics of research are the mathematical and numerical analysis of singularities in two and three dimensional domains and their connection with failure initiation and propagation, and the performance of p-version FE methods for nonlinear problems in solid mechanics.

Selected Publications

  • Yosibash, Zohar; Katz, Alon; Milgrom, Charles: Toward verified and validated FE simulations of a femur with a cemented hip prosthesis. Medical Engineering & Physics 35 (7), 2013, 978-987 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar: p-FEMs in biomechanics: Bones and arteries. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 249-252, 2012, 169-184 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Wille, Hagen; Rank, Ernst; Yosibash, Zohar: Prediction of the mechanical response of the femur with uncertain elastic properties. Journal of Biomechanics 45 (7), 2012, 1140-1148 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Ruess, Martin; Tal, David; Trabelsi, Nir; Yosibash, Zohar; Rank, Ernst: The finite cell method for bone simulations: verification and validation. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 11 (3-4), 2011, 425-437 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Trabelsi, Nir; Yosibash, Zohar; Milgrom, Charles: Validation of subject-specific automated p-FE analysis of the proximal femur. Journal of Biomechanics 42 (3), 2009, 234-241 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Heisserer, Ulrich; Hartmann, Stefan; Düster, Alexander; Bier, Wolfgang; Yosibash, Zohar; Rank, Ernst: p-FEM for finite deformation powder compaction. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 197 (6-8), 2008, 727-740 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Trabelsi, Nir; Hellmich, Christian: Subject-Specific p-FE Analysis of the Proximal Femur Utilizing Micromechanics-Based Material Properties. Int J Mult Comp Eng 6 (5), 2008, 483-498 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Foo, Jasmine; Yosibash, Zohar; Karniadakis, George Em: Stochastic simulation of riser-sections with uncertain measured pressure loads and/or uncertain material properties. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 196 (41-44), 2007, 4250-4271 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Omer, Netta: Numerical methods for extracting edge stress intensity functions in anisotropic three-dimensional domains. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 196 (37-40), 2007, 3624-3649 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Hartmann, Stefan; Heisserer, Ulrich; Düster, Alexander; Rank, Ernst; Szanto, Mordechai: Axisymmetric pressure boundary loading for finite deformation analysis using p-FEM. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 196 (7), 2007, 1261-1277 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Trabelsi, Nir; Milgrom, Charles: Reliable simulations of the human proximal femur by high-order finite element analysis validated by experimental observations. Journal of Biomechanics 40 (16), 2007, 3688-3699 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Padan, Royi; Joskowicz, Leo; Milgrom, Charles: A CT-Based High-Order Finite Element Analysis of the Human Proximal Femur Compared to In-vitro Experiments. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 129 (3), 2007, 297 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Omer, Netta; Costabel, Martin; Dauge, Monique: Edge Stress Intensity Functions in Polyhedral Domains and their Extraction by a Quasidual Function Method. Int J Fract 136 (1-4), 2005, 37-73 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Yosibash, Zohar; Bussiba, Arie; Gilad, Ilan: Failure criteria for brittle elastic materials. International Journal of Fracture 125 (3/4), 2004, 307-333 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )