General Information
NameProf. Yael Edan
DepartmentDepartment of Industrial Engineering and Management
Academic RankProfessor



B.Sc.   Computer Engineering, Technion, 1984.


M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering, Technion, 1988. Specialized in mechanical and electrical engineering of robotic systems.


Dissertation: Determination of an algorithm defining the motions of a fruit picking robot.

Advisors: Dr. Tamar Flash, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science; and

Dr. I. Shmulevich, Faculty of Agriculture Engineering, Technion.


Ph.D.   School of Engineering, Purdue University, 1990. Specialized in intelligent sensor-based robotic systems, sensors and graphic-based simulation.


Dissertation: Control and design of an intelligent agricultural robot.

Advisor: Dr. G.E. Miles, Agricultural Engineering Dept., Purdue University.


Research Interests

 Robotics, sensors, simulation, computer integrated manufacturing, intelligent automation in agriculture.