News Brief 4/24/2012, Iyar 2, 5772
Israeli Scientist to Win Benjamin Franklin Medal
Professor Zvi Hashin Tel Aviv University will receive the Benjamin Franklin Medal in the United States this week. Prof. Hashin will be recognized for his work in elasticity calculation of complex materials. In 2007 he was awarded the Israel Prize for Engineering. Prof. Hashin is founder of Tel Aviv University's Department of Mechanics, Materials and Structures.