Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Abraham Tamir is a full professor in Chemical Engineering at Ben- Gurion University of the Negev,Beer-Sheva, Israel. In the course of his administrative career he has been also Rector of the University (1986-1990), the highest academic position. Abraham Tamir is the author of 165 scientific articles and 10 books. He developed an efficient gas burner, which may save about 25% of the gas consumption when applied to domestic gas stoves and outdoor cookers. In 1990, the largest manufacturer of camping equipment in Israel, launched the market with a new product, the Rotoflame Camping Cooker, which applied successfully the new burner.