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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  • 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
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykov, V & Mikucka, V 2011, 'Контактное взаимодействие берегов межслоевых трещин с начальным раскрытием при гармоническом нагружении', Bulletin of Kharkiv National University, Ser. «Mathematical modelling. Information technology. Automated control systems», no. 960, pp. 224-232. <> [Online] DOI: http://mia.univer.kharkov.ua/16/30237.pdf
  • 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
  • Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2010, Contact Interaction of Interlaminar Crack Faces under Harmonic Loading. in 12th International Conference on Fracture 2009 (ICF-12) . vol. 3, Curran Associates, Inc., pp. 2253-2262, 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, 12/07/09. <> [Online] DOI: http://www.icfweb.org/icf12-canada-2009
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M, Guz, I & Mikucka, V 2010, 'Contact problems for interface cracks under harmonic loading', Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 127-128. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201010056
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M & Guz, I 2010, 'Elastodynamic Contact Problems for Interface Cracks', IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Paris, France, 16/05/10 - 21/05/10.
  • Menshykova, M, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2010, 'Interface cracks under harmonic loading: effect of crack faces contact interaction', Eleventh International Conference on Integral Methods in Science and Engineering, Brighton, United Kingdom, 12/07/10 - 14/07/10 pp. 45.
  • Menshykova, MV, Menshykov, OV & Guz, IA 2010, 'Modelling crack closure for an interface crack under harmonic loading', International Journal of Fracture, vol. 165, no. 1, pp. 127-134. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10704-010-9492-7
  • Mykhailova, I, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2009, 2D Elastodynamics of an interface crack. in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM17). 17th Int. Conf. on Composite Materials (ICCM 17), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 27/07/09. <> [Online] DOI: http://www.iccm-central.org/Conferences.html
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