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Mahmood Jabareen, Assistant Professor

Structural Engineering and Construction Management
Phone: +972-4-8293040
Fax: +972-4-8295697
Email: cvjmah@technion.ac.il
Address: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel
Home Page: http://cee.technion.ac.il/cvjmah
Research Interests  
Mechanics of reinforced concrete
Computational mechanics: Finite element technology; Cosserat theories; Stability of thin structures
Mechanics of soft biological tissues

Academic Degrees:

  • 2005, Ph.D.     Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Thesis: Static and Dynamic Stability of Imperfect Conical Shell.
  • 2001, M. Sc.    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Cum Laude. Thesis: Membrane Behavior of a Cracked Reinforced Concrete Specimen Subjected to Uniaxial Tension.
  • 1997, B. Sc.    Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa,  Israel, Cum Laude.

Academic Appointments:

  • Mar. 2009 - Present        Senior lecturer, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • Mar. 2007 - Feb. 2009     Post doctoral researcher, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Aug. 2005 - Feb. 2007     Post doctoral researcher, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 1996 - 2004                    Teaching assistant, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel 

Scholarships and Awards:

  • 2009     MAOF
  • 2009     Excelling Teaching (spring semester)
  • 2006     Tovia Nezer Awards for Excellence in Research
  • 2004     Sandor Szego  and Vivian Konigsberg Awards for Excellence in Teaching (winter semester)

  • 2003/4   Israeli Higher Education Planning and Budgeting Committee (VATAT) scholarship for outstanding Excellent Arabic Ph.D. students

  • 2003     Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Memorial Fellowship

  • 2003     Sandor Szego  and Vivian Konigsberg Awards for Excellence in Teaching (spring semester)

  • 2003     Vivian Konigsberg Awards for Excellence in Teaching (winter semester)

  • 2002     Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport: Scholarship for Arab, Druze Israeli Citizens

  • 2002      Heram Gat Awards for Excellence in Teaching (spring semester)

  • 2002      Sandor Szego Awards for Excellence in Teaching (winter + spring semester)

  • 2000/1   Special Excellence in Research

  • 2001      Sandor Szego Awards for Excellence in Teaching (winter + spring semester)

  • 1999      Assiduous Excelling Teaching Assistant Award (spring semester)

  • 1998      Assiduous Faculty Excelling Teaching Assistant Award (spring semester)

  • 1998      Excelling Teaching Assistant Award (winter semester)

Teaching Experience:

  • Introduction to Engineering Mechanics (Under Graduate level)
  • Introduction to Engineering Mechanics (Under Graduate level - International School for Engineering)
  • Structural statics (Under Graduate level)
  • Reinforced concrete structures II (Under Graduate level)
  • Finite Elements for Structural Analysis (Graduate level)

Journal Publications:

  1. Jabareen, M., Sharipova L., and Rubin, M. B., 'A Cosserat point element (CPE) for finite deformation of orthotropic materials'
  2. Barbarino, G., Jabareen, M., and Mazza, E. 'Experimental and numerical study on the mechanical behavior of superficial layers of the face'. Skin Research and Technology.
  3. Rubin, M.B., and Jabareen, M., 'Further developments of physically based invariants for nonlinear elastic orthotropic Materials'. Journal of Elasticity.
  4. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'Failure of the patch test for nonlinear elasticity by enhanced strain and incompatible mode elements' Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering.
  5. Helfenstein J., Jabareen M., Mazza E., and Govindjee S.  'On non-physical response in models for fiber-reinforced hyperelastic materials' International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 47(16), pp. 2056 - 2061.
  6. Jabareen M., Sheinman I. (2009) 'Dynamic buckling of a beam on a nonlinear elastic foundation under step loading', Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures (JOMMS), Vol. 4(7-8), pp. 1365 - 1373.
  7. Barbarino, G., Jabareen, M., Mazza, E., Juraschek R., and Trzewik, J. (2009) 'Development and validation of a three dimensional finite element model of the face'. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering - Transaction of the ASME, Vol. 131(4), pp.
  8. Bauer, M., Mazza, E, Jabareen, M., Sultan, L., Bajka, M., Lang, U., Zimmermann, R., Holzapfel, G. A. (2009) 'Assessment of the in vivo biomechanical properties of the human uterine cervix in pregnancy using the aspiration test. A feasibility study'. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Vol. S144, pp. S77 - S81.
  9. Jabareen, M., Mazza, E., Mallik, A., Bilic, G., and Zisch, A., (2009) 'Relation between mechanical properties and microstructure of human fetal membranes: an attempt towards a quantitative analysis' European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Vol. S144, pp. S134 - S141.
  10. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., (2009) 'Elastic Stability of Imperfect Stiffened Conical Shells'. International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, pp. 2111 - 2125.
  11. Jabareen, M., (2009) 'Rigorous Buckling of Laminated Cylindrical Shells'. Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 233-240.
  12. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2009), 'An Improved Cosserat Point Element for Axisymmetric Problems in Nonlinear Elasticity: Comparison With Other Element Formulations', Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 25, pp. 81-99.
  13. Barbarino, G., Jabareen, M., Juraschek R., and , Mazza, E., (2008), 'Physically based finite element of the face'. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5104, pp. 1-10.
  14. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2008), 'A Generalized Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Isotropic Nonlinear Elastic Materials Including Irregular 3-D brick and Thin Structural Elements'. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 1465 - 1498.
  15. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2008) 'A Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Nearly Planar Problems (Including Thickness Changes) in Nonlinear Elasticity'. International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 46, No. 10, pp. 986-1010.
  16. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2008) 'Modified torsion coefficients for a 3-D brick Cosserat point element'. Computational Mechanics, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 517 - 525.
  17. Rubin, M. B., and Jabareen, M., (2008) 'Physically Based Invariants for Nonlinear Elastic Orthotropic Solids'. Journal of Elasticity, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 1 - 18.
  18. Yankelevsky, D.Z., Jabareen, M., and Abutbul, A. D., (2008) 'One Dimensional Analysis of Tension Stiffening in Reinforced Concrete With Discrete Cracks', Engineering Structures, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 206 - 217.
  19. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2007) 'An Improved 3-D Brick Cosserat Point Element for Irregular Shaped Elements', Computational Mechanics, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 979 - 1004.
  20. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., (2007) 'Hyperelasticity and Physical Shear Buckling of a Block Predicted by the Cosserat Point Element Compared With Inelasticity and Hourglassing Predicted by Other Element Formulations'. Computational Mechanics, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 447 - 459.
  21. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., (2007) 'Buckling and Sensitivity to Imperfection of Conical Shells Under Dynamic Step - Loading', Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transaction of the ASME, Vol. 74, pp. 74 - 80.
  22. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., (2006) 'Post Bucking Analysis of Geometrically Imperfect Conical Shells', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 12, pp. 1326 - 1334.
  23. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., (2006) 'Effect of the Nonlinear Pre-Buckling State on the Bifurcation Point of Conical Shells', International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 43, No. 7-8, pp. 2146-2159.
  24. Sheinman, I., and Jabareen, M., (2005) 'Post-Buckling of Laminated Cylindrical Shells in UVW and WF Formulations', AIAA, Vol. 43(5), pp. 1117-1123.
  25. Eisenberger, M., and Jabareen, M., (2001) 'Axisymmetric Vibrations of Circular and Annular Plates with Variable Thickness', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 1, pp. 195-206.
  26. Jabareen, M., and Eisenberger, M., (2001) 'Free Vibrations of Non-Homogeneous Circular and Annular Membranes', Journal of Sound and Vibrations, Vol. 240, pp. 409-429.

International Conferences - Proceeding: 

  1. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B. 'Accuracy and Robustness of a 3-D brick Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for finite elasticity', 18th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER METHODS IN MECHANICS, CMM 2009 18-21 May 2009, Zielona Góra, Poland. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  2. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B. 'A Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for the numerical solution of problems in finite elasticity', EUROMECH COLLOQUIUM 510; UPMC, May 13 - 16, 2009, Paris, France. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  3. M. Hollenstein, M. Jabareen, S. Breitenstein, M. O. Riener, P. A. Clavien, M. Bajka, E. Mazza, 'Intraoperative mechanical characterization of human liver', 80th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM2009), Young Researchers Mini-Symposium, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, February 9-13, 2009. (Lecturer: Hollenstein, M.)
  4. Barbarino G., Jabareen M., Mazza E., 'Experimental and numerical study of the relaxation behaviour of facial soft tissue', 80th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM2009), Young Researchers Mini-Symposium, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, February 9-13, 2009. (Lecturer: Barbarino G.)
  5. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., 'Post-Buckling Behavior of Conical Shells with Regard to its Sensitivity to Imperfection', 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, 18-21 April 2005, Austin, Texas. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  6. Sheinman, I., and Jabareen, M., 'Imperfection Sensitivity of Laminated Cylindrical Shells by Full and Initial Post-Buckling Analyses', 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. (Lecturer: Sheinman, I.)
  7. Yankelevsky, D.Z. and Jabareen, M., '2-D Aspects in Modeling of Tension Stiffening in Reinforced Concrete', Bond in Concrete - from research to standards, 2002, Budapest. (Lecturer: Yankelevsky, D.Z.)
  8. Jabareen, M., and Eisenberger, M., 'Vibration Frequencies of Variable Thickness Circular Plates', Proc. 1st International Conf. Structural Stability and Dynamics, ICSSD 2000, Taipe, Taiwan, December 2000, pp. 199-204. (Lecturer: Eisenberger, M.)
  9. Jabareen, M., and  Eisenberger, M., 'Free Vibration of Non-Homogeneous Circular and Annular Membranes', 7th Int. Congress on Sound and Vibration, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 2000, CD Proceedings. (Lecturer: Eisenberger, M.)

International Conferences - Oral presentation:

  1. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A higher order plane strain triangular cosserat point element (cpe) for nonlinear elasticity', IV European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM IV): Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, Palais des Congrès in Paris, France, 16-21 May 2010. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  2. L. Sharipova, Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A three dimensional brick element for nonlinear orthotropic elastic materials based on the theory of a cosserat point', IV European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM IV): Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, Palais des Congrès in Paris, France, 16-21 May 2010. (Lecturer: L. Sharipova.)
  3. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A Cosserat point element (CPE) for nonlinear elasticity: Application to three and two dimensional solid elements', COSSERAT + 100 International Conference on the legacy of Th´eorie des Corps D´eformables by Eug'ene and Franc¸ois Cosserat in the centenary of its publication. Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, 15 July 2009, Paris, France. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  4. M. Bauer, E. Maaza, M. Jabareen, L. Sultan, M. Bajka, U. Lang, R. Zimmermann, G. A., Holzapfel, 'In Vivo Biomechanical Testing of the Human Uterine Cervix in Pregnancy Using an Aspiration Device', Conference Information: 56th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Gynecologic-Investigation, MAR 17-21, 2009 Glasgow, SCOTLAND Source: REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES   Volume: 16   Issue: 3   Pages: 197A-197A   Supplement: Suppl. S   Meeting Abstract: 447 Published: MAR 2009 (Lecturer: Bauer, M.)
  5. M. Jabareen, J. Egger, A. Mallik, C. Haller, A. Zisch, E. Mazza, 'Novel Device for Biaxial Testing of Human Fetal Membranes', Conference Information: 56th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Gynecologic-Investigation, MAR 17-21, 2009 Glasgow, SCOTLAND Source: REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES   Volume: 16   Issue: 3   Pages: 198A-198A   Supplement: Suppl. S   Meeting Abstract: 449 Published: MAR 2009 (Lecturer: Egger, J.)
  6. M. Jabareen, J. Egger, A. Mallik, G. Bilic, A. Zisch, E. Mazza, 'Mechanical and histological characterization of human fetal membranes', Seventh International Conference on the Ultrasonic Measurement and Imaging of Tissue Elasticity Lake Travis, Austin, Texas, USA October 27-30, 2008. (Lecturer: Mazza, E.)
  7. M. Jabareen, L. Sultan, E. Mazza, M. Bauer, M. Bajka, G.A. Holzapfel, 'Measurement of the mechanical response of the human uterine cervix', Seventh International Conference on the Ultrasonic Measurement and Imaging of Tissue Elasticity Lake Travis, Austin, Texas, USA October 27-30, 2008. (Lecturer: Mazza, E.)
  8. Helfenstein, J., Jabareen, M., Mazza, E., Govindjee, S., 'Accuracy, robustness and stability of anisotropic hyperelastic constitutive models for fiber-Rreinforced soft biological tissue', Society of Engineering Science 2008, 45th Annual Technical Meeting, October 12 - October 15th 2008 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (Lecturer: Helfenstein, J.)
  9. Rubin, M. B., and Jabareen, M., 'A Generalized Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Isotropic Nonlinear Elastic Materials including Irregular 3-D Brick and Thin Structures', The international Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM), 24 - 29 August 2008, Adelaide, Australia. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  10. Barbarino G., Jabareen M., Trzewik J., Mazza E., 'Physically based finite element model of the face', 4th International Symposium on Computational Models for Biomedical Simulation ISBMS 2008, London, United Kingdom, July 7-8, 2008. (Lecturer: Barbarino G.)
  11. Mallik, A., Jabareen, M., Bilic, G., Liekens, D., Zimmermann, R., Deprest, J., Mazza, E., and Zisch, A., 'A novel ex vivo platform to develop fetoscopic closure techniques for punctured fetal membranes', TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society), June 22-26, 2008, Porto, Portugal. (Lecturer: Mallik, A.)
  12. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B. 'A Generalized Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Isotropic Nonlinear Elastic Materials including Irregular 3-D Brick and Thin Structures', 8th world Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8), 30 June - 4 July, 2008, Vanice, Italy. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  13. Mallik, A., Jabareen, M., Bilic, G., Mazza, E., and Zisch, A., 'Comparison of Mechanical and Biochemical properties of Human Fetal Membranes', Eorostec (European Soft tissue engineering for congenital birth defects in children), June 5-6, 2008, Uppsala, Sweden. (Lecturer: Mallik, A.)
  14. Jabareen, M., Mallik, A., Bilic, G., Mazza, E., and Zisch, A., 'Mechanical and histological characterization of human fetal membranes', Reproductive Bioengineering, April 1-5, 2008, Wenns im Pitztal, Austria. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  15. Barbarino G., Jabareen M., and Mazza E., '3D finite element model of the faces', 5th International Conference on Computer Aided Surgery around the Head Leipzig, Germany, February 6-9, 2008. (Lecturer: Barbarino G.)
  16. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'An Improved Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Axisymmetric Problems in Nonlinear Elasticity', USNCCM IX, 07, (9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics), 22 - 26 July 2007, San Francisco, California. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  17. Rubin, M. B., and Jabareen, M., 'An Improved 3-D Brick Cosserat Point Element (CPE) for Nonlinear Elasticity', USNCCM IX, 07, (9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics), 22 - 26 July 2007, San Francisco, California. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  18. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A generalized 3-D brick Cosserat brick element for nonlinear elasticity: Comparison with other element formulations', ICCES, 07, (International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Sciences), 3 - 8 January 2007, Miami. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)

Local symposia - Oral presentation:

  1. Jabareen, M., Hollenstein, M., Egger, J., Mazza, E., Mallik, A., Haller, C., and Zisch, A. 'Ex-Vivo Biomechanics of Human Fetal Membrane'. The 274th Israel Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 15 October 2009, Tel-Aviv, Israel. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  2. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'Surprising Failures of the Patch Test', The 24th Israel Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 03 April 2008, Tel-Aviv, Israel. (Lecturer: Rubin, M. B.)
  3. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A generalized 3-D brick Cosserat point element for nonlinear elasticity: Comparison with other element formulations', The Israel Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, ISTAM annual Symposium, 17 December 2006, Tel-Aviv, Israel. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  4. Jabareen, M., and Rubin, M. B., 'A new 3-D brick element for nonlinear orthotropic elastic materials using the theory of a Cosserat point', The 20th Israel Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 23 March 2006, Tel-Aviv, Israel. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  5. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., 'Effect of the Pre-Buckling Nonlinearity on the Bifurcation Point of Laminated Cylindrical Shells', The 9th Israel Symposium on Composite Materials and Structures, 8 November 2005, Haifa, Israel. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)
  6. Jabareen, M., and Sheinman, I., 'Effect of the Nonlinear Pre-Buckling State on the Bifurcation Point of Conical Shells', The 18th Israel Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 7 April 2005, Haifa, Israel. (Lecturer: Jabareen, M.)

 

 
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