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Michael Shapiro

Mechanical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Michael Shapiro


Dr.Michael Shapiro is currently affiliated to Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, continuing research in the specialized scientific area of Mechanical Engineering.

Research Interest

Aerosol mechanics and air filtration. Aerosol measurements Two-phase flows, gas particle systems. Transport and dispersion in porous media. Mechanics of bulk solid and granular materials. Macrotransport processes (Generalized Taylor dispersion theory). Analytical methods in transport phenomena. Transport of contaminants in groundwater flows. Flow, heat and mass transfer in porous materials. Thermophysical properties and heat transfer in porous ceramic materials.


  • M. Shapiro and P.M. Adler, "Coupled transport of multicomponent species in porous media" J. Engineering Math. 31, 357-378, (1997).

  • E. Litovsky and M. Shapiro, "Effective thermophysical properties of porous ceramic materials in wide ranges of temperature and gas pressure. Part 1. Dense ceramics with porosity below 30%" J. American Ceramic Society 75, 3425-3439, (1992).

  • A. Pistiner and M. Shapiro, "A model for moving interface in a coastal aquifer", Water Resource Res. 29 (2) 329-340, (1993).

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