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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  • Menshykov, OV, Guz, IA & Menshykov, VA 2008, 'Boundary integral equations in elastodynamics of interface cracks', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, vol. 366, no. 1871, pp. 1835-1839. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2007.2190
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykova, M & Guz, I 2008, 'Effect of friction of the crack faces for a linear crack under an oblique harmonic loading', International Journal of Engineering Science, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 438-458. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijengsci.2007.12.006
  • Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2008, 'Elastodynamic problem for two penny-shaped cracks: The effect of cracks’ closure', International Journal of Fracture, vol. 153, no. 1, pp. 69-76. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10704-008-9282-7
  • Mykhailova, I, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2008, 'Elastodynamic problem of an interface linear crack under harmonic loading', Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 10229-10230. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.200810229
  • Guz, I, Menshykov, O & Menshykov, V 2008, 'On the limit transition in dynamic problem of an interphase crack under decreasing load frequency', Reports of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, no. 3, pp. 50-54. <> [Online] DOI: http://dopovidi-nanu.org.ua/
  • Menshykov, V, Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2008, 'Passages to the limit in the dynamic problem for a crack at the interface between elastic media', International Applied Mechanics, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 739-746. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10778-008-0087-1
  • Menshykov, O, Menshykov, V & Guz, I 2008, 'The contact problem for an open penny-shaped crack under normally incident tension-compression wave', Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 75, no. 5, pp. 1114-1126. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/J.ENGFRACMECH.2007.04.017
  • Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2007, 'Accounting for friction under the harmonic loading of a penny-shaped crack', Reports of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, no. 1, pp. 77-82. <> [Online] DOI: http://dopovidi.nas.gov.ua/2007-01/07-01-15.pdf
  • Guz, AN, Menshykov, O, Zozulya, VV & Guz, I 2007, 'Contact problem for the flat elliptical crack under normally incident shear wave', Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 205-214. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2007.017.205
  • Menshykov, O & Guz, I 2007, 'Effect of contact interaction of the crack faces for a crack under harmonic loading', International Applied Mechanics, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 809-815. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10778-007-0082-y
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