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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  • Menshykova, M, Menshykov, O, Mikucka, VA & Guz, I 2012, 'Interface cracks with initial opening under harmonic loading', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 72, no. 10, pp. 1057-1063. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2011.10.010
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M, Guz, I & Mikucka, VA 2011, 2-D and 3-D elastodynamic contact problems for interface cracks under harmonic loading: Contact problems for interface cracks. in C Constanda & PJ Harris (eds), Integral Methods in Science and Engineering: Computational and Analytic Aspects. Springer Science+Business Media, pp. 241-252. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-8176-8238-5
  • Guz, I, Menshykova, M & Menshykov, O 2011, '2D elastodynamics of interface microcracks: The effect of cracks interaction', Applied Composite Materials, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 17-29. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10443-010-9152-0
  • Menshykova, M, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2011, 'An iterative BEM for the dynamic analysis of interface crack contact problems', Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 735-749. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2010.12.005
  • Mykhailova, I, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2011, 'Cracks' closure in 3-D fracture dynamics: The effect of relative location of two coplanar cracks', Archive of Applied Mechanics, vol. 81, no. 9, pp. 1215-1230. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00419-010-0481-0
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykov, V & Mikucka, V 2011, 'Cracks' faces contact interaction for interface cracks with an initial opening under harmonic loading', Bulletin of Kharkiv National University, Ser. «Mathematical modelling. Information technology. Automated control systems», no. 960, pp. 224-232.
  • Mikucka, V, Menshykova, M & Menshykov, O 2011, Effects of dynamic friction for interface cracks under harmonic loading. in D Lesnic (ed.), Proceedings of the 8th UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods. Leeds University Press, Leeds, UK, pp. 111-118, Eighth UK Conference on Boundary Integral Methods, Leeds, United Kingdom, 4/07/11.
  • Mikucka, V, Menshykov, O & Menshykova, M 2011, 'Elastodynamic Contact Problems for Interface Cracks under Harmonic Loading', Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 165–166. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201110074
  • Guz, AN, Guz, I, Menshykov, O & Menshikov, VA 2011, 'Stress-intensity factors for materials with interface cracks under harmonic loading', International Applied Mechanics, vol. 46, no. 10, pp. 1093-1100. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10778-011-0401-1
  • Mykhailova, I, Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M & Guz, I 2010, 'Boundary integral equations for an interface linear crack under harmonic loading', Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, vol. 234, no. 7, pp. 2279-2286. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cam.2009.08.084
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