Dr Oleksandr Menshykov

Dr Oleksandr Menshykov


Dr Oleksandr Menshykov
Dr Oleksandr Menshykov

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen Fraser Noble Building, Room 370, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen  AB243UE, Scotland, UK

Research Interests

Solid Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, including Non-Linear Contact Fracture Mechanics, Wave Propagation, Theory of Diffraction, Boundary Elements Methods, Galerkin Methods, Hypersingular and Singular Integrals, Iterative Optimisation Algorithms. 

Research Grants

Scottish Funding Council - Global Challenges Research Fund, Co-Investigator, 2020.

Carnegie Trust, PhD Scholarship Co-Supervisor, 2019-2022;

Research Council of Norway and Prototech AS (Bergen), Principal Investigator, 2016-2017;

British Council, Principal Investigator, 2016;

Development Trust, PhD Scholarship, Co-Supervisor, 2014-2017;

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Research Grant, Co-Investigator, 2010–2013;

British Council / DAAD, Academic Research Collaboration (ARC) Grant, 2010–2011;

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Senior Academics' Research Stay Grant, 2010;

The Royal Society, International Travel for Collaboration, 2010;

EPSRC Standard Research Grant, Researcher-Co-Investigator, 2007–2010;

The Royal Society, Incoming Short Visit Award, 2005;

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Research Fellowship, 2003–2004; 

The Science and Technology Center in Ukraine, Research Grant, Named Researcher, 2003–2004.


Teaching Responsibilities

2019-2020 Courses:

"BEng and MEng Individual Projects" (EG4013 / EG4014);

"Mechanics of Structures" (EA3518);

"Solids and Structures" (EA2502);

"Fundamentals of Engineering Materials" (EG1012);

"Fundamentals of Engineering Materials - Graduate Apprenticeships" (EG10G3);

"Engineering Transitional Summer School" (SEN091, Levels 2 and 3 direct entrants).


Courses taught before:

"Solid Mechanics and Materials Modelling" (EG5095, 5th year, MEng programmes);

"Advanced Topics for MEng Study" (EG5085, 5th year, MEng programmes);

"Mathematical Optimisation" (EG5090, 5th year, MEng programmes);

"Computer Aided Engineering Design" (EG4576); 

"Fluid Dynamics" (EG40DB); 

"Materials and Structures" (EG2029);

"Engineering Design and Practice 1" (EG2079);

"Electronics & Programmable Systems: Computer Systems & Programming" (EG2060). 

Further Info

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner in the Engineering Area at the University of East London
  • Member of EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Carnegie Trust Research Assessor
  • Special Issue Guest Editor, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  • Member of the Editorial Board, PNRPU Aerospace Engineering Bulletin 
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Researches in Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Member of the UKBIM National Organising Committee
  • Member of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) 
  • Member of the International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM)
  • Honorary Leading Research Fellow at the Timoshenko Institute of Mechanics, Kiev, Ukraine

Admin Responsibilities

  • Engineering Continuous Professional Development Coordinator
  • School Appeals Officer
  • Member of the School Equality and Diversity Committee
  • Co-Lead of Engineering ATHENA SWAN Self-Assessment Team

Past External Responsibilities

  • Special Issue Guest Editor - International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (2014, Vol. 88)
  • Chair of the Organising Committee, UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods - UKBIM9 (2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, UKBIM Conferences (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
  • Member of the Organising Committee, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Engineering Design Optimization (MEDO 2016)
  • Member of the Young Global Academy (2013-2018)

Past Admin Responsibilities

  • Elected member of the University Senate (2014-2018)
  • Member of the Senate Honorary Degrees Committee (2017-2018)
  • Member of the Senate Transnational Education Working Group (2017-2018)
  • Level 3 Engineering Coordinator (2011-2019)
  • Mechanical Engineering Programme Leader (2013-2019)
  • Member of the School Undergraduate Teaching Committee (2011-2019)
  • Member of the School Student-Staff Liaison Committee (2011-2019)

Journals Reviewer

Reviewer for International Journal for Solids and Structures; Composite Structures; Engineering Fracture Mechanics; Engineering Analysis with Boundary Methods; International Journal of Mechanical Sciences; International Applied Mechanics; International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics; Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures; Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science; Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design; Computational Materials Science; Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter.



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  • Momoh, EO, Osofero, AI & Menshykov, O 2020, 'Bond Behaviour of Oil Palm Broom Fibres in Concrete for Eco-friendly Construction', Construction Materials. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1680/jcoma.19.00097
  • Menshykov, OV, Menshykova, MV & Guz, IA 2020, 'Boundary integral equations in the frequency domain for interface linear cracks under impact loading', Acta Mechanica, vol. 231, pp. 3461–3471. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00707-020-02743-2
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, MV & Guz, I 2020, 'Effects of Crack Closure and Friction for Linear Crack under Normal Impact', Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, vol. 115, pp. 1-9. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2020.02.013
  • Momoh, EO, Osofero, AI & Menshykov, O 2020, 'Physico-mechanical Properties of Treated Oil Palm Broom Fibres for Cementitious Composites', Journal of Material in Civil Engineering.
  • Cox, K, Menshykova, M, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2019, 'Analysis of flexible composites for coiled tubing applications', Composite Structures, vol. 225, 111118. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111118
  • Lurie, SA, Volkov-Bogorodskiy, DB, Menshykov, O, Solyаev, YО & Aifantis, EС 2018, 'Modeling the effective mechanical properties of “fuzzy fiber” composites across scales length', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 142, pp. 24-35. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.12.029
  • Menshykov, O, Reut, O, Reut, V, Vaysfeld, N & Zhuravlova, Z 2018, 'The plane mixed problem for an elastic semi-strip under different load types at its short edge', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol. 144, pp. 526-530. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2018.05.049
  • Cox, K & Menshykov, O 2017, 'Composites are coming' Offshore Engineer, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 46-47. <> [Online] DOI: http://www.oedigital.com/component/k2/item/15769-composites-are-coming
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M, Guz, I & Ross, S 2017, Design of flexible composites for high-strain applications. in D Chappell (ed.), Proceedings of the Eleventh UK Conference on Boundary Intergral Methods (UKBIM 11). Nottingham Trent University: Publications, Nottingham, pp. 135-141, The Eleventh UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 10/07/17. <> [Online] DOI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/31463/
  • Martynenko, M & Menshykov, O 2017, 'Development of organisational knowledge system in the structure of vocational education', Economic Annals-XXI, vol. 165, no. 5-6, pp. 66-70. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.21003/ea.V165-14
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