Accessibility
Prof. Yehuda Agnon


Contact:

Phone: +972-4-8292489
Send a mail

Prof. Yehuda Agnon

Faculty:

Environmental, Water and Agricultural Engineering


About:

B.Sc. Physics and Mathematics, with distinction, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1979.
M.Sc. Mathematics, with distinction, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1980.
Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Hydrodynamics and Oceanographic Engineering),
M.I.T. / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Joint Program, 1986.


Research Interests:

Renewable energy sources and Energy Conversion
Thermoacoustic Engines: Heat engines with no moving parts
Natural Gas Liquefaction
Acoustic generator: Conversion to electricity
Dry Power: Energy from evaporation of water


Selected Publications:

Roitberg E., M. Shoshany and Y. Agnon, The response of shrubland patterns’ properties to rainfall changes and to the catastrophic removal of plants in semi-arid regions predicted by Reaction-Diffusion simulations, Ecological Informatics, 32, February 2016.

Batson W., Y. Agnon and A. Oron, Mass variation of a thin liquid film driven by an acoustic wave. Physics of Fluids 27, 062106 (2015); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4922835

Toledo Y. and Y. Agnon, 2012. Stochastic evolution equations with localized nonlinear shoaling coefficients. European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids, 34, 13-18.

Toledo Y. and Y. Agnon. Three dimensional application of the complementary mild-slope equation. Coastal Eng., 58(1):1–8, 2011.

Manam S. R., Y. Toledo, and Y. Agnon. Complementary mild-slope equations in a two-layer fluid. Wave Motion, 48(3):223–234, 2011.

Gramstad, O., Agnon, Y. and Stiassnie, M., 2011, ‘The localized Zakharov equation: Derivation and validation’, Eur. J. Mech. B-Fluids 30(2), 137-146.

Agnon, Y., A. Regev and D. Givoli, 2011. A Simple Procedure for Multi-Frequency Analysis in Linear Acoustics, AIAA Journal, in press.

Ramon G., Y. Agnon and C.G. Dosoretz, Solute dispersion in oscillating electro-osmotic flow with boundary mass exchange. Microfluid. Nanofluid. 10:97-106, 2011.

Toledo, Y. and Y. Agnon, 2010. A Scalar Form of the Complementary Mild-Slope Equation, J. Fluid Mech.,656:407-416.

Ramon G., Y. Agnon and C. Dosoretz, 2010. Solute Dispersion in Oscillating Electro-osmotic Flow with Boundary Mass Exchange, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, DOI 10.1007/s10404-010-0650-z.

Ramon G., Y. Agnon, and C. Dosoretz. Dynamics of an osmotic backwash cycle. Journal of Membrane Science, 364(1-2):157 – 166, 2010.

Kishcha, P., Nickovic, S., Luvchik, A., Janjic, Z., Mihalopoulos, N., Mamane, Y., Yossef, O., Agnon, Y., Alpert, P., Evaluation of sea salt aerosol forecasts over the Mediterranean Sea, Isr. J. Ecol. Evol.. 55(3): 291, 2009.

Ramon G., Y. Agnon and C. Dosoretz, 2009. Heat transfer in vacuum membrane distillation: Effect of velocity slip, Journal of Membrane Science, 331(1-2), 117-125.

Toledo, Y. and Y. Agnon, 2009, Nonlinear refraction-diffraction of water waves: The Complementary Mild-Slope Equations, J. Fluid Mech. 641, 509-520.

Zeisel, A., M. Stiassnie and Y. Agnon, 2008. Viscous effects on wave-generation by strong winds, J. Fluid Mech., 597, 343-369.

Stiassnie, M., A. Regev and Y. Agnon, 2008. Recurrent solutions of Alber’s equation for random water-wave fields. J. Fluid Mech., 598, 245-266.

Regev A., Y. Agnon and M. Stiassnie, 2008. Sea-Swell Interaction as a Mechanism for the Generation of Freak Waves, Physics of Fluids, 20(11), 112102-112102-8.

Stiassnie, M., Y. Agnon and P.A.E.M. Janssen, 2007. Temporal and spatial growth of wind waves. J. Phys. Oceanog., 37(1), 106-114.

Tsabary, G., and Y. Agnon, 2007. Wave scattering from a rough surface: Solution by an iterative method. Wave Motion, 44(7-8), 626-648.– was selected for review in Mathematical Reviews.

Levy, Y., Y. Agnon, and H. Azhari, 2007. Ultrasonic speed of sound dispersion Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 33(5), 762-7.

Broday, D. M. and Y. Agnon, 2007. Asymmetric Human Lung Morphology Induce Particle Deposition Variation. Journal of Aerosol Science, 38(7), 701-718.

Drimer, N. and Y. Agnon, 2006. An improved low-order boundary element method for breaking surface waves. Wave Motion, 43(3), 241-258.

Toledo, Y. and Y. Agnon, 2006. On uniformly accurate Boussinesq-type equations for water waves. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 50(8), 925-945.

Zimmels Y., S. Kojevnikova and Y. Agnon, 2006. Structural evolution of self expanding arrays of charged particles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 296(2), 545-557.

Rimmer, A., W. Eckert, A. Nishri and Y. Agnon, 2006. Evaluating hypolimnetic diffusion parameters in thermally stratified lakes. Limnology and Oceanography, 51, 1906-1914.

Levy, Y., Y. Agnon, and H. Azhari, 2006. Measurement of speed of sound dispersion in soft tissues using a double frequency continuous wave method. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 32(7), 1065-1071.

Bingham, H.B. and Y. Agnon, 2005. A fully dispersive Fourier-Boussinesq method for nonlinear surface waves. Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids, 24(2), 255-274.

Bredmose, H., Y. Agnon, P. A. Madsen and H. A. Schaffer 2005. Wave transformation models with exact second-order transfer. Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids, 24(6), 659-682.

Belinsky, M., H. Rubin, Y. Agnon, E. Kit and J. F. Atkinson 2005. Characteristics of resuspension, settling and diffusion of particulate matter in a water column. Environmental Fluid Mech., 5(5), 415 – 441.

Agnon, Y. and Y. M. Stokes, 2005. An inverse modelling technique for glass forming by gravity sagging. Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids, 24(3), 275-287.

Agnon, Y., A. V. Babanin, I. R. Young and D. Chalikov, 2005. Fine scale inhomogeneity of wind-wave energy input, skewness and asymmetry. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32(12): Art. No. L12603.

Zimmels, Y., S. Kojevnikova and Y. Agnon, 2005. Self-expansion patterns of charged particulates and ionic assemblies, Appl. Phys. Lett., 86(24): Art. No. 244106.