Branover, Herman

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BRANOVER, Herman. Israeli (born Latvia), b. 1931. Genres: Engineering, Physics, Theology/Religion. Career: Technical School, Latvia, lecturer in fluid mechanics, 1953-59; Academy of Sciences, Riga, senior scientific worker, 1959-70; Institute of Technology, Riga, professor of fluid mechanics, 1970-71; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, professor and head of Center for Magnetohydrodynamics, 1973-. Adjunct professor of applied science at New York University, 1987-. Scientific director of Solmecs Corp. and of Shamir Advanced Technologies Engineering Center Ltd. Publications: Textbook of Elementary Hydraulics and Pump Theory, 1960; (with O. Lielausis) Foundations of Hydraulics, 1963; Turbulent Magnetohydrodynamic Flows in Pipes, 1963; Elementary Hydrodynamics, 1967; (with A. Cinober) Magnetohydrodynamics of Incompressible Media, 1970; Magneto- hydrodynamic Flow in Ducts, 1978; Return: A Philosophical Autobiography, 1983; (with Eidelman, Golbraikh, and Moisev) Turbulence and Structures, 1999; (with J. Ginsburg) How Great Are Thy Works God, 2000; (with A. Naveh) The Vision of the Heart, 2002. EDITOR: MHD-Flows and Turbulence, 1976, Vol. II (with A. Yakhot), 1979; (with P.S. Lykoudis and Yakhot) Liquid-Metal Flows and Magnetohydrodynamics, 1983; (with Lykoudis and M. Mond) Single- and Multi-Phase Flows in an Electromagnetic Field, 1985; (with Mond and Y. Unger) Liquid Metal Flows, 1988; (with Mond and Yakhot) Current Trends in Turbulent Research, 1988; (with A. Gottfryd and S. Lipskar) Fusion: Absolute Standards in a World of Relativity, 1989; (with Y. Unger) Metallurgical Technologies, Energy and Conversion, and Magnetohydrodynamic Flows, 1993; (Y. Unger) Advances in Turbulence Studies, 1993; (with I. Coven-Attia) Science in the Light of Torah, 1994; (with Y. Unger) Progress in Turbulence Research, 1995. Address: Center for MHD Studies, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Ben- Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, 84 105 Beer-Sheva, Israel. Online address: [email protected]