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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 & Renewables
  • Marine Renewables

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Pendulums Engineering & Materials Science
Energy harvesting Engineering & Materials Science
Damping Engineering & Materials Science
Ship cranes Engineering & Materials Science
pendulums Physics & Astronomy
White noise Engineering & Materials Science
Vibrations (mechanical) Engineering & Materials Science
Friction Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2000 2019

Dielectric Elastomers for Energy Harvesting

Thomson, G., Yurchenko, D. & Val, D. V., Jun 2018, Energy Harvesting. Manyala, R. (ed.). IntechOpen, 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Energy harvesting
Electric properties
Mechanical properties
Open Access
Open Access
Spinning machines
Machine components

Increased power output of an electromagnetic vibration energy harvester through anti-phase resonance

Foong, M. F., Thein, C. K., Ooi, B. L. & Yurchenko, D., 2 Jul 2018, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 116, p. 129-145 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cantilever beams
Vibrations (mechanical)
Natural frequencies

On energy harvesting from a vibro-impact oscillator with dielectric membranes

Lai, Z. H., Thomson, G., Yurchenko, D., Val, D. V. & Rodgers, E., Jul 2018, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 107, p. 105-121 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Vibrations (mechanical)
Numerical models
Railroad cars