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Dr. D. Yurchenko was awarded his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, USA in October, 2001. From 2001 to 2005 he was an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Miami. From 2005 to 2010 Daniil Yurchenko was employed as an Associate Professor in Department of Mathematical Sciences of Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnic University. In 2007 he received his Doctor of Science Degree. In 2010 he was appointed as a Reader in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Heriot-Watt University. Daniil has published over 90 papers, he is a member of Editorial Boards of International Journal of Dynamics, Control and Journal of Complex Systems, Journal of Complex Systems and Applications, International Journal of Energy Engineering, Journal of Geological Resource and Engineering.

Research interests

Structural and System Dynamics, Stochastic and Optimal Control, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Mathematical Modelling, Wave and Wind Energy, Energy Harvesting, Mathematical Biology, Railway Engineering, Reliability Analysis, Earthquake engineering.


  • Q Science (General)
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Marine Renewables
  • Dielectric Elastomers
  • Energy & Renewables
  • Stochastic Systems

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Daniil Iurchenko is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Energy harvesting Engineering & Materials Science
Pendulums Engineering & Materials Science
Damping Engineering & Materials Science
Harvesters Engineering & Materials Science
Elastomers Engineering & Materials Science
Ship cranes Engineering & Materials Science
pendulums Physics & Astronomy
White noise Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2000 2020

A double-beam piezo-magneto-elastic wind energy harvester for improving the galloping-based energy harvesting

Yang, K., Wang, J. & Yurchenko, D., 6 Nov 2019, In : Applied Physics Letters. 115, 19, 5126476.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
windpower utilization
bluff bodies

Climate Change-Related Risks and Adaptation of Interdependent Infrastructure Systems

Val, D. V., Yurchenko, D., Nogal, M. & O’Connor, A., 2019, Climate Adaptation Engineering: Risks and Economics for Infrastructure Decision-Making. Bastidas-Arteaga, E. & Stewar, M. G. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 207-242 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Energy harvesting from a novel contact-type dielectric elastomer generator

Zhang, C. L., Lai, Z. H., Rao, X. X., Zhang, J. W. & Yurchenko, D., 10 Dec 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 205, 112351.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Electric potential
Voltage measurement
Open Access
Spinning machines
Machine components

Harvest wind energy from a vibro-impact DEG embedded into a bluff body

Lai, Z. H., Wang, J. L., Zhang, C. L., Zhang, G. Q. & Yurchenko, D., 1 Nov 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 199, 111993.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
Energy harvesting
Wind tunnels