Dr. Nir Trabelsi
Dr. Nir Trabelsi is a senior lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SCE- Shamoon College of Engineering since 2011. He has Ph.D. from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. His thesis topic: Mechanical response of the proximal femur - Finite element analyses validated by experimental observations. Advisor: Prof. Yosibash, Z
Dr. Nir Trabelsi is a specialist in computational bone biomechanics, strength of materials, Product design, CAD and finite element analysis. He has published more than ten peer-reviewed papers in international journals and delivered invited lectures at international conferences. Dr. Trabelsi is the head of the Center for Thermo-Mechanics and Failure of Materials – (CTMFM) at SCE College
2007-2011 Ph.D. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel (BGU). Thesis: Mechanical response of the proximal femur - Finite element analyses validated by experimental observations. Advisor: Prof. Yosibash, Z.
2005-2007 M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Advisor: Prof. Yosibash, Z.
2001-2005 B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Computational bone biomechanics, Strength of materials, Product design, CAD, Finite element analysis, Thermo-
Mechanics and failure of materials. Renewable energy.
Strength of Materials
Advanced topics in strength of Materials
Engineering Design using Finite Element Analysis
· Zohar Yosibash, Nir Trabelsi and Charles Milgrom, 2007. Reliable simulations of the human proximal femur by high-order finite element analysis validated by experimental observations. J. Biomechanics 40, 3688-3699.
· Zohar Yosibash, Nir Trabelsi and Christian Hellmich, 2008. Subject-specific p-FE analysis of the proximal femur utilizing micromechanics based material properties. International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering 6 (5), 483-498.
· Nir Trabelsi, Zohar Yosibash, and Charles Milgrom, 2009. Validation of subject-specific automated p-FE analysis of the proximal femur. J. Biomechanics 42, 234-241.
· Zohar Yosibash, David Tal and Nir Trabelsi, 2010. Predicting the yield of the proximal femur using high-order finite-element analysis with Inhomogeneous orthotropic material properties. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 368, 2707-2723.
· Nir Trabelsi, Zohar Yosibash, Christof Wutte, Peter Augat and Sebastian Eberle, 2011. Patient-specific finite element analysis of the human femur - A double-blinded biomechanical validation. J. Biomechanics 44 (9), 1666-1672.
· Nir Trabelsi and Zohar Yosibash, 2011. Patient-specific FE analyses of the proximal femur with orthotropic material properties validated by experiments. J. Biomechanical Engineering, 133, 061001-1-061001-11.
· Martin Ruess, David Tal, Nir Trabelsi, Zohar Yosibash, Ernst Rank, 2012. The finite cell method for bone simulations: verification and validation. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 11 (3-4), 425-437.
· Nir Trabelsi, Charles Milgrom and Zohar Yosibash, 2014. Patient-Specific FE Analyses of Metatarsal Bones with Inhomogeneous Isotropic Material Properties. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 29, 177-189.
· Zohar Yosibash, Romina Plitman Mayo, Gal Dahan, Nir Trabelsi, Amir Gail, Charles Milgrom, 2014. Predicting the stiffness and strength of human femurs with realistic metastatic tumors. Bone, 69, pp. 180-190.
· Gal Dahan, Nir Trabelsi, Ori Safran, Zohar Yosibash, 2016. Verified and validated finite element analyses of humeri. J. Biomechanics 49, 1094-1102.
Chapters in book:
Yosibash, Z. and Trabelsi, N. Reliable Patient-Specific Simulations of the Femur. In Patient-Specific Modeling in Tomorrow's Medicine, A. Gefen Editor, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-24617-3, pp. 3-26 (2012).