Department of Electrical Engineering

Technion―Israel Institute of Technology

Haifa 32000, Israel

Office: 968, Meyer


Tel: 972-4-8294733

Fax: 972-4-8295757

Email: zeheb@ee.technion.ac.il

Academic Degrees:

  • B.Sc. 1958 Department of Electrical Engineering (Option: Control), Technion―Israel Institute of Technology.

  • M.Sc. 1962 Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion―Israel Institute of Technology.

  • D.Sc. 1966 Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion―Israel Institute of Technology.

Present Academic Appointment:

Emeritus Gerard Swope Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion―Israel Institute of Technology.


  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), with the citation: “For contributions to the theory and design of robustly stable systems”.

  • Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK (IEE).

  • Honoary Fellow of the Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel.

  • Nominated to the Gerard Swope Chair in Electrical Engineering.

  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Some of the Technion Activities:

Jan. 1, 1999-Dec. 31, 2002 The Technion representative to the Government Council for Engineering and Architecture.
Oct. 1, 1998-Sep. 30, 2001 Member of Technion Council.
Oct. 1, 1998-Sep. 30, 2004 Member of the Board of Governors of the Technion.
Jan. 1, 1998-Dec. 31, 1999 Member of the Senate Preparatory Committee for the appointment and promotion of senior academic staff.


Member of the Committee for the Nomination of Vice Presidents.
Mar. 3, 2003-Dec. 31, 2004 Member of the Senate Standing Committee for Honorary Degrees and Awards.
Dec. 1, 1995-Dec. 31, 2002 Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology.
Jan. 1, 2000-Dec. 31, 2001 Member of the Senate Steering Committee.

Some of the Public Professional Activities:

2012 – Representative of Israel in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committe on Robust Control.
2000 – 2004 Chairman of the Academic Council, Ruppin Academic Center, Israel.
1999 Member of the Alon and Guastella Award Committee for Science and Engineering of the higher Education Council.
1986 – 1988 and

1990 – 1992

Chairman of the IEEE Israel Section.


1990 – 2005 Member of the Editorial Board, The Journal of Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, since its foundation.
1987 – 1990 Chairman of IFAC Working Group on Robust Control.
1981 Member of the Military Chief of Intelligence Award Committee for Creative Thinking.
Participation in organizing numerous conferences, chairing conferences and sessions.

Some of the Previous Professional Experience:

  • Director of Electronics Department, Applied Research and Development Center, Ministry of Defense, Israel.

  • Consultant,  Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Israel.

  • Member of the Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Labs., USA.

  • Head, Department of Electronics Engineering, Jerusalem College of Engineering, Israel.

Conference Plenary and Invited Talks:

  1. IFAC Workshop on  Robust Control, Tegernsee, FRG, July 1987. Subject of Talk: “On Robust Stabilization of Systems Under Uncertainty Conditions”.

  2. The 2nd Israel Symposium on Circuits Systems and Control (ISCSC 88), Herzlia, Israel, May-June 88. Subject of Talk: “On Stability and Performance of Discrete and Continuous Systems under Uncertain Conditions”.

  3. IFAC Workshop on Robust Control, Kapel Am Albis, Switzerland, Sep. 91. Subject of Talk: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Robust Schur Property  The Continuous Dependence Case.

  4. International Workshop on Robust Control, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, April 12-17, 1992. Subject of Talk: “Analysis and Design of Robustly Stable Systems Via Zero-Set Methods”.

  5. International Conference on Control Theory and its Applications, Kibbutz Maale HaChamisha, Israel, 18-21 Oct., 1993. Work by A.~Betser and E. Zeheb. Subject of Talk: Asymptotically Stable Adaptive Output Error Identification with No SPR Requirement (Speaker: A. Betser).

  6. Hurwitz Centenary Conference on Stability Theory, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, May 21-26, 1995. Subject of Talk: “On the Characterization and Formation of Local Convex Directions for Hurwitz Stability'”.

  7. Workshop on Uncertainty: Models and Measures, Lambrecht, Germany, July 22-24, 1996. Subject of Talk: Zero-Set Analysis of Systems with Uncertainties”.

  8. Joint 2005 International Symposium on Intelligent Control and 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (2005 ISIC-MED), June 27-29, 2005, Limassol, Cyprus. Work by E. Zeheb, O. Mason, S. Solmaz and R. Shorten. Subject of Talk: “On the Quadratic Stability of Switched Interval Systems: Preliminary Results'”, (Speaker: O. Mason).

  9. Fourth International Conference of Applied Mathematics and Computing, Aug. 12-18, 2007, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Work by E. Zeheb and Y. Dolgin. Subject of Talk: “Design for Positivity of Functions Admitting Taylor Expansion”.

  10. International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS 2011), June 29-July 1, 2011, Iasi, Romania. Work by E. Zeheb, R. Shorten and S. Sajja. Subject of Talk: “Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Passivity of Descriptor Systems”.

  11. IEEE 5th International Symposium on Communication, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), May 2-4, Rome, Italy. Subject of Talk: “Are Zeros of Zero Worth?”


List of Publications