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Yizhar Or

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Yizhar Or


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

Research Interest

Nonlinear dynamics and control systems Geometric mechanics Dynamics of low Reynolds number swimming in biological and bio-medical systems Non-smooth dynamics of mechanical systems with intermittent contacts Hybrid dynamical systems


  • Y. Or and R. M. Murray, “Dynamics and Stability of a Class of Low Reynolds Number Swimmers Near a Wall”, Physical Review E 79(4):045302, 2009

  • E. Rimon, R. Mason, J. W. Burdick and Y. Or, “A General Stance Stability Test Based on Stratified Morse Theory with Application to Quasi-Static Locomotion Planning”, IEEE Trans. on Robotics, 24(3):626-641, 2008

  • Y. Or and E. Rimon, “Computation and Graphical Characterization of Robust Multiple-Contact Postures in Two-Dimensional Gravitational Environments”, Int. J. of Robotics Research, 25(11): 1071-1086, 2006

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