Prof. Gershon Grossman


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Prof. Gershon Grossman


Mechanical Engineering

Main energy field:

Renewable Energy Sources

Cooling and Air Conditioning


PhD – 1971 – MIT, Mechanical Engineering.
MSc – 1967 – Technion, Mechanical Engineering.
BSc – 1964 – Technion, Mechanical Engineering.

Head, Solar Energy Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion.

Head, Rechler Cryogenic Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion.

Head, Energy Engineering Research Center, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, 2002-2011.

Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, 1997-2001.

Sherman-Gilbert Chair in Energy, Technion, since 1992.

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), since 1989.

Fellow, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (ASHRAE), since 2010.

ASME Frank Kreith Energy Award, 2017

Georg Alefeld Memorial Award on Absorption Heat Pump Technology, 2008.

Russell B. Scott Memorial Award, Cryogenic Society of America, 2009, 2017.

Research Area in Energy:

Solar thermal energy, Cooling and Air Conditioning, Cryogenic Cooling

Research Interests:

Solar cooling, dehumidification and air conditioning; Solar collectors for low and intermediate temperatures; Solar process heat; Solar heat storage, absorption heat pumps, cryogenic cooling.

Selected Publications:

Evron, K. Gommed and G. Grossman: Adiabatic absorption by absorbent atomization for improving absorption heat transformer performance. Transactions ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, 142, (2020).

Evron, K. Gommed and G. Grossman: Efficient deep dehumidification hybrid air conditioning system. International Journal of Refrigeration, 105, 50-58 (2019).

Evron, K. Gommed and G. Grossman: ABSIM – Modular simulation of advanced absorption systems: Recent software enhancements. International Journal of Refrigeration, 93, 79-84, (2018).

Sobol and G. Grossman: Miniature PT cryocooler activated by resonant Piezoelectric compressor and passive warm expander. IOP Conference Series, Material Science and Engineering, 278, 012141/1-8, (2017).

Radchenko and G. Grossman: Passive mechanical device for phase shifting in a pulse tube cryocooler. Cryocoolers 19, 201-210 (2016).

Cohen and G. Grossman: Development of a solar collector with a stationary spherical reflector/tracking absorber for industrial process heat. Solar Energy, 128, 31-40 (2016).

Gommed, G. Grossman, J. Prieto, J. Ortiga and A. Coronas: Experimental comparison between internally and externally cooled air-solution contactors. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 21, 267–274 (2015).


Gommed and G. Grossman: Liquid desiccant dehumidification system and heat/mass exchanger therefor (PCT/IB2009/053507). US Patent 8,887,523 B2 (2014).