Prof. Ron Shahar

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School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: Herzl 229, P.O. Box 12,
Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940


Laboratory of Bone Biomechanics

Special interest

Bone and teeth structure function research in all vertebrates. Combining experimental techniques and numerical simulations. Particular emphasis on high resolution 3D structural studies and micro-mechanical testing

Professional Experience and Qualifications

Micro-and nano-tomography, synchrotron-based tomography and diffraction studies, micro-mechanical testing, numerical modeling (finite element modeling).


Post-graduate course of bone biology, structure and mechanics

International interests

My group collaborates with groups in Germany (Max Planck institute - biomaterials, Charite - school of dentistry) and the US.

Membership in Scientific Organizations

  • European Society of Biomechanics, 
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
See also: shahar_ron