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Dr. Simon Lineykin,

Department of Mechanical Engineering – Mechatronic,

Faculty of Engineering,

Ariel University,

P.O.B. 3, Ariel 40700,

ISRAEL

 

e-mail: simonl@ariel.ac.il

tel:      +972-(0)3-9076525

web-page: http://www.ariel.ac.il/sites/simonL

 Simon Lineykin, Ph.D.

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Objective

Advanced research in fields of interrelation between mechanical and electrical engineering:

 

§ Analog electronic design

§ Ultra-low noise systems and sensors

§ Magneto-electric sensors

§ Magneto-optical sensors

§ System design using computer aided design software

§ Modeling and emulation of the physical processes

§ Precision motion control and positioning

§ Power system analysis and design

§ RF and Terahertz system design

§ THz vision systems

§ VLSI

§ MEMS

§ Micro-robots

§ Active cooling systems using Peltier effect

§ Thermoelectric power generation

§ Control systems

§ Energy harvesting

§ etc.

Experience

2009 – present     Department of Mechanical Engineering – Mechatronic, Faculty of Engineering, Ariel University Center

Senior Lecturer

Electronics 1 (introduction to electrical engineering)

Electronics 2 (Digital systems and circuits)

Electronics 3 (theory and implementation of integrated circuits)

Control systems

Electronics 1 laboratory

Electronics 2 laboratory

Microprocessors laboratory

Advising the student’s projects

2009 – 2011       Department  of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Teaching Laboratories Engineer

§        Analog electronic devises, Precision measurements, Ultra-low noise electronics, etc.

 

2009 – 2010                Pixel-Scan LTD

System development engineer

§         Electro-optical systems, Scanning Microscopy, CMOS-image sensors

 

1997 – present           EE Dept. of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Teaching assistant, BGU

§         Analog Electronic Circuits

§         Electronic Circuits Laboratory

§         Advanced Electronic Circuits Laboratory

§         Instrumentation, Devices & Circuits Laboratory

§         Software Tools (PSPICE, Mathematica)

§         Introduction to Electrical Engineering 2

§         Control Systems

 

2008 – 2009                 The VLSI systems Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Researching engineer

§         Electro-optical systems, Scanning Microscopy,

§         THz sensors,

§         THz imaging,

§         In-vivo imaging,

§         Design and modeling the thermal tactile displays

 

2006 - 2008                     The atom chip lab at Ben Gurion University

§  Post-doctoral research on ultra low noise power supplies

 

2000 – 2001                Green Power Technologies Ltd. Rehovot, Israel

Designer Engineer

§         Computer-aided design of analog and digital electronic circuits and systems

§         Specialization: Power Factor Correction systems based on PWM-control

 

1995-1996                   Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Instructor of workshop of mechanical engineering

§         Introduction to the machining tools process and instruments

 

1989-1991                   “Sverdlov

”  machine-tool plant, St. Petersburg, Russia


Technician

§         Responsibilities: assemblage of precisions machines (CNC);


1984-1986:                  LOMO Leningrad Optical & Mechanical Enterprise
(St. Petersburg, Russia), see also: lomography

Metal-worker

§         Qualification – third category

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Education

2001 - 2008

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

§  Post-doctoral research in the atom chip lab at Ben Gurion University.

§  Advisor 1: Dr. Ron Folman

§  Advisor 2: Dr. Eugene Paperno

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

§         Ph.D. - graduate student, electrical engineering,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(
the dissertation submitted in March 2006).

§         Advisor: Professor Sam Ben-Yaakov.

§         The subject of dissertation: " Equivalent circuit modeling and application of electro-thermal and electro-mechanical power conversion systems"

§         Specialization:
Active cooling systems, Piezoelectric Devices, Peltier chillers, direct energy conversion systems, advanced electronic circuits, sensors and measurements, analysis of the systems with carrier frequencies, PLL.


1987- 2000

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ms. C. - graduate student

Advisor: Professor Sam Ben-Yaakov.

§         Subject of the Research: “Piezoelectric Transformers in Power Electronics

§         Ms. C. degree with Excellence

§         Specialization: piezoelectric stepper motors, ultrasonic motors, micro motors, piezoelectric transformers, digital and analog circuits.

1993 - 1996

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Department of Mechanical Engineering

B. Sc. – undergraduate student

Advisor: Professor Vladimir Portman.

§         Final project on the subject of:  “problems of precision and measuring, 3D spatial dimensional chains modeling for CAD/CAM applications.”

§         Specialization: Machine elements, control systems, computer-aided tolerance optimization, 3D metrology, spatial dimensional chains.

1986 - 1991

Saint-Petersburg State Engineering Institute, Department of Technology,
St. Petersburg, Russia.

B.Sc. Student.

§         Specialization: computer-aided manufacturing, industrial automation, and workflow automation

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Interests

The main interest is to provide new researches in the interdisciplinary fields (physics, engineering computing, and natural science).

examples: Active cooling design for electronic equipment, design of the systems based on Peltier modules, design of the systems with piezoelectric elements, low-noise analog electrical circuits design, etc.

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Recent Magazine Publications

[1]               S. Ben-Yaakov and S. Lineykin, “Maximum power tracking of piezoelectric transformer HV converters under load variations,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 21, no. 1, pp.73 - 78, Nov 2004.
Cited by 13

[2]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Unified SPICE compatible model for large and small signal envelope simulation of linear circuits excited by modulated signals,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, v.53, Issue 3, pp.745-751, 2006.
Cited by 22

[3]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Analysis of thermoelectric coolers by a SPICE-compatible equivalent circuit model,” Power Electronics Letters, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 63 - 66, 2005.
Cited by 32

[4]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Modeling and analysis of thermoelectric modules,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Applications, v.43, no, 2, pp. 505 – 512, March/April 2007.
Cited by 55

[5]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Feedback isolation by piezoelectric transformers: comparison of amplitude to frequency modulation,” HAIT Journal of Science and Engineering, B, v2, Issues 5-6, pp 830 - 847, 2005, available online: http://www.hit.ac.il/jse/B/vol0236B/p830.html
Cited by 11

[6]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, "User-friendly and intuitive graphical approach to the design of thermoelectric cooling systems," International Journal of Refrigeration, v.30, no. 5, pp. 798-804, 2007, available online: http://www.sciencedirect.com
Cited by 13

[7]               B. Zadov, A. Elmalem, E. Paperno, I. Gluzman, A. Nudelman, D. Levron, A. Grosz, S. Lineykin, and E. Liverts, "Modeling of Small DC Magnetic Field Response in Trilayer Magnetoelectric Laminate Composites," Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, Volume 2012, Article ID 383728, 18 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/383728, 2012. Available online: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/acmp/2012/383728/.

[8]               Moshe Averbukh, Simon Lineykin and Alon Kuperman, “Obtaining small photovoltaic array operational curves for arbitrary cell temperatures and solar irradiation densities from standard conditions data," Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl. (March 2012), DOI: 10.1002/pip.2199. Available online: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pip.2199/pdf.

Recent Conference Publications

[9]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Feedback isolation by piezoelectric transformers: a feasibility study,” Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion, PCIM-2000, pp.175-181, Nuremberg, Germany, 2000, available online: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf74.pdf
Cited by 5

[10]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “SPICE compatible equivalent circuit of the energy conversion processes in thermoelectric modules,” IEEEI’04, 2004, pp. 346 – 349, Tel-Aviv, Israel, available online: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf102.pdf
Cited by 8

[11]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Feedback isolation by piezoelectric transformers: comparison of amplitude to frequency modulation,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference PESC’04, pp. 1834-1840, June 2004, Aachen, Germany, available online: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf96.pdf
Cited by 11

[12]               S. Ben-Yaakov and S. Lineykin, “Frequency tracking to maximum power of piezoelectric transformer HV converters under load variations,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2002, pp. 657-662, Cairns, Australia, 2002, available online: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf86.pdf
Cited by 13

[13]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “A unified SPICE compatible model for large and small signal envelope simulation of linear circuits excited by modulated signals,” IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC-2003, 1205-1209, Acapulco, Mexico, 2003, available online: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf90.pdf
Cited by 22

[14]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, “Modeling and analysis of thermoelectric modules,” Applied Power Electronics Conference APEC’05, pp.2019 - 2023, Austin, Texas, USA, 2005. 
available online:
http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf105.pdf
Cited by 41

[15]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, "PSPICE-compatible equivalent circuit of thermoelectric coolers," IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, PESC'05, 608-612, Recife, Brazil, 2005.
Cited by 5

[16]               S. Ben-Yaakov, M.M. Peretz, S. Lineykin, “Stability of cold cathode fluorescent lamps driven by piezoelectric transformers,” Applied Power Electronics Conference APEC’05, pp.1517 - 1522, Austin, Texas, USA, 2005.
Cited by 4

[17]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, "A simple and intuitive graphical approach to the design of thermoelectric cooling systems," IEEE PESC'06, pp. 2043 - 2047, Jeju, Korea, 2006.
Cited by 2

[18]               S. Lineykin and S. Ben-Yaakov, "Envelope impedance: theory and applications," IEEE PESC'06, pp. 2923 - 2926, Jeju, Korea, 2006.

[19]               Natan Kopeika, Amir Abramovich, Orly Yadid-Pecht, Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Alex Belenky, Simon Lineykin and Daniel Rozban, “Relatively Inexpensive Terahertz Imaging,” IEEEI 2008, IEEE 25-th convention of electrical and electronics engineers in Israel, Eilat, Israel, December 3-5, 2008.
Cited by 1

[20]               N.S. Kopeika, A. Abramovich, H. Joseph, A. Akram, O. Yadid-Pecht, A. Belenky, S. Lineykin, "THz imaging of inexpensive glow discharge detector (GDD) pixel," IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronics Systems, 2009. COMCAS 2009. pp. 1 - 4, Israel, 2009.

[21]               N.S. Kopeika, A. Abramovich, H. Joseph, A. Akram, O. Yadid-Pecht, A. Belenky, S. Lineykin, " First operation of 8×8 glow discharge detector VLSI focal plane array toward mm wave and THz radiation video rate imaging," Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7485 (2009)., pp. 74850K-74850K-6, 2009.

[22]               S. Lineykin, “Using shape-generation code vectorization for modeling magnetic fields of spatial currents,” IEEE 26th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI), pp. 955 – 959, Nov 2010.

[23]               N. S. Kopeika, A. Abramovich, H. Joseph, D. Rozban, A. Akram, A. Levanon, O. Yadid-Pecht, A. Belenky and S. Lineykin, "THz imaging using Glow Discharge Detector (GDD) focal plane arrays and large aperture quasi optic mirrors," Proc. SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, pp. 783700- 783708, Toulouse, France, 2010.

[24]               Moshe Averbukh, Simon Lineykin and Alon Kuperman, “Obtaining PV panel operational curves for arbitrary cell temperatures and solar irradiation densities from standard conditions data,” 17th Sede Boqer Symposium on Solar Electricity Production, October 24-26, Sede Boqer, Israel, 2011.

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