Distinguished Technion Professor, The Philip Tobias Chair, Department of Materials Engineering
1966 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Technion
1968 M.S., Materials Engineering, Technion
1972 Ph.D., Materials Engineering, Technion
1972-1975 National Research Council, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Aerospace Research Laboratories, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
1975-1977 Lecturer, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
1977-1984 Senior Lecturer, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
1981-1989 Visiting Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
1984-1986 Associate Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, Haifa, Israel
1986-1998 Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, Technion, Haifa
1989-1997 Visiting Professor, Physics and Astronomy, The Johns Hopkins, University, Baltimore, Maryland
1997-present Visiting Professor, UMBC, Baltimore, Maryland
1998-present Member, Israel Academy of Sciences (Chair of the Science Division as of 2001); Member, National Academy of Engineering (USA); Distinguished Professor of the Technion
The EMETH Science Prize, 2002
Honorary Doctorate, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2002
Elected Honorary member of the French Physical Society, 2000
The Muriel & David Jacknow Technion Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000
Elected member of the American National Academy of Engineering, 2000
The Aminoff Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2000
The Wolf Prize in Physics, 1999
Elected Honorary Member of ISIS-Symmetry, 1998
Appointed a Distinguished Professor of the Technion, 1998
The Israel Prize in Physics, 1998
Elected Honorary Member of IMRS (Indian Materials Research Society), 1997
Elected member of the Israel Academy of Sciences, 1996
The Weizmann Science Award, 1993
The Rothschild Prize in Engineering, 1990
The Philip Tobias Chair, 1989
The New England Academic Award of the Technion, 1988
The International Award for New Materials of the American Physical Society, 1987
The Physics Award of the Friedenberg Fund for the Advancement of Science and Education, 1986
Microstructure and mechanical properties of titanium aluminides; Microstructure and properties of rapidly solidified metallic alloys; The discovery of the Icosahedral Phase, the first quasi-periodic phase, its crystallography and some of its properties; Nucleation and growth of CVD diamond films; Development of new magnesium alloys.
"The Deformation and Fracture of Ti3Al at Elevated Temperatures," H.A. Lipsitt, D. Shechtman and R.E. Schafrik, Met. Trans., 11A,1369-1375 (1980).
"On the Unstable Shear in Fatigued Annealed Ti-11 and IMI 685 Alloys," D. Shechtman and D. Eylon, Met. Trans., 9A, 1018-1020 (1978).
"Fracture-Microstructure Observations in the S.E.M.," D. Shechtman, Met. Trans. 7A,151-152 (1976).
"The Deformation and Fracture of TiAl at Elevated Temperatures", H.A. Lipsitt, D. Shechtman and R.E. Schafrik, Met. Trans., 6A 991-1996 (1975).
"Deformation Modes in NbAl3," D. Shechtman and L.A. Jacobson, Met. Trans., 6A 1325-1328 (1975).
"The Plastic Deformation of TiAl," D. Shechtman, M.J. Blackburn and H.A. Lipsitt, Met. Tran., 5 (1974).
"Orientation Dependent Slip in Titanium," D. Shechtman and D.G. Brandon, J. Mat Sci., 8,1233-1237 (1973).
"Microprobe analysis in Conjunction with Color Etching," E. Beraha and D. Shechtman, Practical Metallography, 9,161-165 (1972).
"Manganese Diffusion Coating of Steels," S. Dirnfeld, D. Shechtman and S. Nadiv, J. Iron and Steel Inst., 669-674 (1972).
"Influence of chromium Diffusion Coating on Fatigue Behavior," D. Shechtman and S. Niedviedz, Materials Science and Engineering, 5, 35-42 (1969/70).