Dr. Itzhak Levi

Dr. Itzhak Levi

B.Sc. with excellence in 2001 at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in mechanical engineering. Fields - mechatronics and control
M.Sc. in 2003, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University and Tel-Aviv University. Specializing in nonlinear systems
Ph.D. in 2007 at Ben Gurion University. Research work - development of a nonlinear H Infinity Control method for Euler Lagrange Systems and implementation on a robot with six degrees of freedom
 Since 2007 - Working in the aerospace industry in the field of aerospace control systems
Since 2010 - Lecturing at SCE College as a senior lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical engineering


2003-2007  Ph.D.  in Mechanical  Engineering .  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.  Dissertation title: "Robust Nonlinear Adaptive H infinity Tracking Control for Euler-Lagrange Systems".  Advisers: Prof. Nadav Berman and Prof. Amit ailon.     

2001-2003  M.Sc. in Mechanical  Engineering, .  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.  Dissertation title:"H infinity  Control for two-link inverted pendulum: Theory and experiments".  Adviser: Prof. Nadav Berman.  Some of important courses in control systems were taken from electrical engineering of Ben Gurion University and from electrical engineering of Tel Aviv University, Israel.

1997-2001  B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.. Specialization in Mechatronics and Control systems fields. Graduation in excellence. 


· Control Systems

· Nonlinear Control with applications to Aerospace systems

· Nonlinear Control with applications to Robotics and Computer Vision

· Autonomous Vehicles


·        Introduction to Linear Dynamical Systems
·        Linear Control Theory
·        Digital Control
·        Advanced Control Topics
·        Robot Control.
·        Mechatronic Systems 1


1.1.1. Contributed conference presentations

Levi I., Berman N. and Amit A., "Robust Adaptive Nonlinear H infinity Control for Robot Manipulators".  Proceedings of The 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens, Greece, 2007.  


Levi I., N. Berman, and A. Ailon, “Nonlinear adaptive H-infinity output feedback tracking control for robotic systems,” Proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Convention, Seoul, Korea July 2008.


1.1.2. Seminar presentations

Levi I.  "Nonlinear Adaptive H infinity Control for Robotic Systems". , Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 2006.


Levi I. "Robust Nonlinear Adaptive H infinity Tracking Control for Robot Manipulators". GSC'07 - The Annual Meeting of Graduate Students in Control. Supported by IAAC – the Israeli Association for Automatic Control, The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, 2007.