Associate Prof. Guy Ramon


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Associate Prof. Guy Z. Ramon


Civil and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D. 2010 Technion Environmental engineering.
B.Sc. 2003 Technion Environmental engineering.

Marie-Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, 2011-2013.
US-Israel BARD Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2010.
Technion–GWRI Zakin award, 2005.
US-Israel Rieger foundation prize, 2004.

Research Area in Energy:

Energy production from solar and waste heat, bio-fuel separation, energy efficiency of water production.

Research Interests:

Biofilms and microbial fuel cells.

Heat-driven power production through acoustic conversion.

Energy efficiency of water production technologies, waste-heat driven climate control.

Membrane-based biofuel separation processes.

Selected Publications:

Dana, A., Zheng, Z., Stone, H.A., Huppert, H.E., Ramon, G.Z. (2018) “Dynamics of viscous backflow from a model fracture network” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 836, 828-849.

Atlas, I., Ramon, G.Z. (2018)Periodic energy conversion in an electric-double-layer capacitor” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 530, 675-685.

Meir, A., Offner, A., Ramon, G.Z. (2018) “Low temperature energy conversion through a regenerative vapor power-cycle in an acoustic resonator” Applied Energy 231,372-379.

Weltsch, O., Offner, A., Liberzon, D., Ramon, G.Z., (2017) “Adsorption-mediated mass-streaming in a standing acoustic wave” Physical Review Letters 118, 244301.

Offner, A., Ramon, G.Z. (2016) “Modeling micro-scale thermoacoustic devices” Applied Physics Letters 108, 183902.

Lai, C.Y., Zheng, Z., Dressaire, E., Ramon, G.Z., Huppert, H.E., Stone, H.A., (2016) “Elastic relaxation of fluid-driven cracks and the resulting backflow” Physical Review Letters 117, 268001.

Ramon, G.Z., Feinberg, B.J., Hoek, E.M.V. (2011). “Membrane-based production of salinity-gradient power”. Energy & Environmental Science4(11), 4423.