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

Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), Principal Investigator of UoA team, 2018–2019;

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

British Council, Principal Investigator, 2016;

Development Trust, Co-Investigator, 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);

"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 of Aerospace Engineering Bulletin

Member of the UKBIM National Organising Committee

Chair of the UKBIM9 Conference Organising Committee

Honorary Leading Research Fellow at the Timoshenko Institute of Mechanics, Kiev, Ukraine

Member of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) 

Member of the International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM)

Member of the Young Global Academy (2013-2018)

Reviewer for International Journal for Solids and 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.

Admin Responsibilities

Engineering CPD Coordinator

School Appeals Officer

Member of the School Equality and Diversity Committee

Co-Lead of Engineering ATHENA SWAN Self-Assessment Team


Level 3 Engineering Coordinator (2011-2019)

Mechanical Engineering Programme Leader (2013-2019)

Elected member of the University Senate (2014-2018)

Member of the Senate Honorary Degrees Committee (2017-2018)

Member of the Senate TNE Working Group (2017-2018)

Member of the School Undergraduate Teaching Committee (2011-2019)

Member of the School Student-Staff Liaison Committee (2011-2019)



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  • Mikucka, V & Menshykov, O 2014, 'Elastodynamic contact problem for an interface crack under an oblique harmonic loading', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol. 88, pp. 300-308. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2014.05.008
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M, Martynenko, A & Belal, S 2014, 'Heart rate entropy for rhythmic breathing tests' 13th Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 25/08/14 - 28/08/14, .
  • Mikucka, V & Menshykov, O 2013, 2-D ELASTODYNAMIC PROBLEM FOR AN INTERFACE CRACK UNDER AN OBLIQUE HARMONIC LOADING. in O Menshykov (ed.), Proceedings of the 9th UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods . University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK, pp. 103-110, The Ninth UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods , Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 8/07/13.
  • Menshykov, O, Guz, I & Menshykov, V 2013, Non-Linear Contact Problems For Layered Cracked Materials Under Dynamic Loading. in 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics - Conference Proceedings., 707, pp. 104-105, 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Montreal, Canada, 23/07/13.
  • Menshykova, M & Menshykov, O 2013, 'Nonlinear contact problems in cracks' dynamics' 10th Anniversary CADR International Conference, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 21/08/13 - 23/08/13, pp. 39-39.
  • Menshykov, V & Menshykov, O 2013, 'Nonlinear problem of fracture mechanics for materials with interface cracks' XVI International Conference "Dynamical System Modelling and Stability Investigation", Kiev, Ukraine, 29/05/13 - 31/05/13, pp. 296-296.
  • Menshykov, V & Menshykov, O 2013, On singular boundary integral equations in problems of cracks' mechanics. in Transactions of XVI International Symposium: Discrete Singularities Methods in Mathematical Physics (DSMMPh 2013). pp. 262-265, XVI International Symposium «Discrete Singularities Methods in Mathematical Physics», Kherson, Ukraine, 10/06/13.
  • Guz, AN, Guz, IA, Menshykov, AV & Menshykov, VA 2013, 'Three-dimensional problems in the dynamic fracture mechanics of materials with interface cracks (review)', International Applied Mechanics, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 1-61. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10778-013-0551-4
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M & Guz, I 2012, '3-D elastodynamic contact problem for an interface crack under harmonic loading', Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 80, no. -, pp. 52-59. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2010.12.010
  • Menshykov, O & Menshykova, M 2012, 'Boundary Integral Equations in the Frequency Domain for Interface Cracks under Impact Loading', Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 165–166. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201210073
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