Nataliia Sergiienko

Dr Nataliia Sergiienko

Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Ocean Wave Energy

  • hydrodynamic modelling of ocean wave energy converters (WECs)
  • control of multi-degree-of-freedom WECs
  • layout optimisation of a wave farm

Offshore Wind Energy

  • hybrid wave-wind platforms
  • dynamics and control of floating offshore wind turbines

Honours Projects

Aerospace

    Co-supervision
2021 Lunar crate exploration 4 students A/Prof Rini Akmeliawati
2020 Drone for weed control 6 students A/Prof Rini Akmeliawati
2020 Design, build and test a dual fuel turbine engine 1 student  
2020 Design and build a perching UAV 6 students Prof Maziar Arjomandi
2019 Design, build and test a CubeSat 6 students Prof Maziar Arjomandi

Robotics

     
2020 Robotic vulnarable road user platform 4 students Andrew van den Berg
2020 Active kangaroo target 3 students Dr David Harvey
Andrew van den Berg

Renewables

     
2021 Offshore wind turbine control 6 students Prof Maziar Arjomandi
2020 Design, build and test a floating wind turbine 1 student Leandro Souza Pinheiro da Silva
2019 Automatic alignment of a heliostat 2 students Prof Ben Cazzolato
2017 Surging and pitching wave energy converters 1 student Prof Ben Cazzolato
2016 Heaving buoy wave energy converter 3 students Prof Ben Cazzolato

 

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2016 Casual tutor - Advanced PID Control University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2017 Casual tutor - Dynamics and Control II (Auto Control II) University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2016 Casual tutor - Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics) University of Adelaide
    2007 - 2012 Software engineer Innalabs Ltd
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can peer review
    Russian Can peer review
    Ukrainian Can peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2018 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD in Mechanical Engineering
    2005 - 2007 National Technical University of Ukraine 'KPI' Ukraine Master of Engineering (Control Systems for Aerospace Vehicles)
    2001 - 2005 National Technical University of Ukraine 'KPI' Ukraine Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace)
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L., Cazzolato, B. S., Sergiienko, N., & Ding, B. (2021). Efficient estimation of the nonlinear aerodynamic loads of floating offshore wind turbines under random waves and wind in frequency domain. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, 7(3), 287-303.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L., Cazzolato, B., Sergiienko, N., & Ding, B. (2021). Nonlinear Dynamics of a Floating OffshoreWind Turbine Platform via Statistical Quadratization - Mooring, Wave and Current In-teraction. Ocean Engineering, 236, 1-13.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Sergiienko, N. Y., da Silva, L. S. P., Ding, B., & Cazzolato, B. S. (2021). Importance of drivetrain optimisation to maximise electrical power from wave energy converters. IET Renewable Power Generation, 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Neshat, M., Sergiienko, N. Y., Mirjalili, S., Nezhad, M. M., Piras, G., & Garcia, D. A. (2021). Multi-mode wave energy converter design optimisation using an improved moth flame optimisation algorithm. Energies, 14(13), 3737.
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    2021 Gu, Y., Ding, B., Sergiienko, N. Y., & Cazzolato, B. S. (2021). Power maximising control of a heaving point absorber wave energy converter. IET Renewable Power Generation, 13 pages.
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    2021 Sergiienko, N. Y., Cocho, M., Cazzolato, B. S., & Pichard, A. (2021). Effect of a model predictive control on the design of a power take-off system for wave energy converters. Applied Ocean Research, 115, 12 pages.
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    2021 Sergiienko, N. Y., Bacelli, G., Coe, R. G., & Cazzolato, B. S. (2021). A comparison of efficiency-aware model-predictive control approaches for wave energy devices. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy.
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    2020 Neshat, M., Alexander, B., & Wagner, M. (2020). A hybrid cooperative co-evolution algorithm framework for optimising power take offand placements of wave energy converters. Information Sciences, 534, 218-244.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4
    2020 Neshat, M., Alexander, B., Sergiienko, N. Y., & Wagner, M. (2020). New insights into position optimization of wave energy converters using hybrid local search. Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, 59, 100744-1-100744-18.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2020 Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L., Cazzolato, B., Sergiienko, N., Ding, B., Morishita, H., & Pesce, C. (2020). Statistical linearization of the Morison’s equation applied to wave energy converters. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, 6(2), 157-169.
    DOI Scopus4
    2020 Schubert, B., Robertson, W., Cazzolato, B., Ghayesh, M., & Sergiienko, N. (2020). Performance enhancement of submerged wave energy device using bistability. Ocean Engineering, 213, 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3
    2020 Tran, N., Sergiienko, N. Y., Cazzolato, B. S., Ding, B., Ghayesh, M. H., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). The impact of pitch-surge coupling on the performance of a submerged cylindrical wave energy converter. Applied Ocean Research, 104, 1-17.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2020 Neshat, M., Sergiienko, N. Y., Amini, E., Nezhad, M. M., Garcia, D. A., Alexander, B., & Wagner, M. (2020). A new bi-level optimisation framework for optimising a multi-modewave energy converter design: A case study for the marettimo island, mediterranean sea. Energies, 13(20), 5498.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2020 Silva, L. S. P., Sergiienko, N. Y., Pesce, C. P., Ding, B., Cazzolato, B., & Morishita, H. M. (2020). Stochastic analysis of nonlinear wave energy converters via statistical linearization. Applied Ocean Research, 95, 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS4
    2019 Meng, F., Cazzolato, B., Li, Y., Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). A sensitivity study on the effect of mass distribution of a single-tether spherical point absorber. Renewable Energy, 141, 583-595.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS5
    2019 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Arjomandi, M., Ding, B., & Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L. (2019). Considerations on the control design for a three-tether wave energy converter. Ocean Engineering, 183, 469-477.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS6
    2019 Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., Meng, F., Cazzolato, B., Hardy, P., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). The application of modal analysis to the design of multi-mode point absorber wave energy converters. Ocean Engineering, 171, 603-618.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS6
    2018 Sergiienko, N., Rafiee, A., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2018). Feasibility study of the three-tether axisymmetric wave energy converter. Ocean Engineering, 150, 221-233.
    DOI Scopus21 WoS21
    2017 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B., Hardy, P., & Arjomandi, M. (2017). Performance comparison of the floating and fully submerged quasi-point absorber wave energy converters. Renewable Energy, 108, 425-437.
    DOI Scopus34 WoS25
    2016 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2016). An optimal arrangement of mooring lines for the three-tether submerged point-absorbing wave energy converter. Renewable Energy, 93, 27-37.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS14
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2020 Sergiienko, N. Y., Neshat, M., Silva, L. S. P. D., Alexander, B., & Wagner, M. (2020). Design optimisation of a multi-mode wave energy converter.. In CoRR Vol. 9.
    Scopus4
    2020 Neshat, M., Alexander, B., Sergiienko, N. Y., & Wagner, M. (2020). Optimisation of large wave farms using a multi-strategy evolutionary framework. In Proceedings of the 2020 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO'20) Vol. abs/2003.09594 (pp. 1150-1158). New York: Association for Computing Machinery.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3
    2020 Gu, Y., Ding, B., & Sergiienko, N. Y. (2020). Power maximising control of heaving point absorber wave energy converters using quadratic damping force. In 14th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium, PACOMS 2020 (pp. 330-334). online: ISOPE.
    Scopus1
    2020 Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L., Sergiienko, N. Y., Cazzolato, B. S., Ding, B., Pesce, C. P., & Morishita, H. M. (2020). Nonlinear analysis of an oscillating wave surge converter in frequency domain via statistical linearizatio. In Proceedings of the 2020 39th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE Vol. 9. online: ASME.
    DOI Scopus1
    2020 Tran, N., Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ghayesh, M., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). The effect of nonlinear pitch-surge coupling on the performance of multi-dof submerged wecs. In Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference Vol. 2020-October (pp. 144-151). online: ISOPE.
    2019 Neshat, M., Alexander, B., Sergiienko, N., & Wagner, M. (2019). A hybrid evolutionary algorithm framework for optimising power take off and placements of wave energy converters. In GECCO '19 Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Vol. abs/1904.07043 (pp. 1293-1301). New York: ACM.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS1
    2019 Ding, B., Wuillaume, P. -Y., Meng, F., Babarit, A., Schubert, B., Sergiienko, N., & Cazzolato, B. (2019). Comparison of wave-body interaction modelling methods for the study of reactively controlled point absorber wave energy converter. In The 34th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (pp. 1-4). online: CARMA.
    2018 Howard, C., Sergiienko, N., & Gallasch, G. (2018). Monitoring the age of vehicle shock absorbers. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Innovation for Land Power 2018 (ICSILP 2018) (pp. 1-4). Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia: DST Group.
    2018 Arbonès, D., Sergiienko, N., Ding, B., Krause, O., Igel, C., & Wagner, M. (2018). Sparse incomplete LU-decomposition for wave farm designs under realistic conditions. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol. 11101 (pp. 512-524). Coimbra, Portugal: SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2018 Schubert, B., Meng, F., Sergiienko, N., Robertson, W., Cazzolato, B., Ghayesh, M., . . . Arjomandi, M. (2018). Pseudo-nonlinear hydrodynamic coefficients for modelling point absorber wave energy converters. In Proceedings of the 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018) (pp. 1-10). online: AWTEC.
    2018 Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., Meng, F., Cazzolato, B., Hardy, P., & Arjomandi, M. (2018). Enhancing the relative capture width of submerged point absorbing wave energy converters. In Proceedings of the 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference: AWTEC 2018 (pp. 1-10). online: AWTEC.
    2017 Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., Bleckly, B., Souza Pinheiro da Silva, L., Cazzolato, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2017). Power-take-off control in a scaled experiment of a point absorber wave energy converter. In T. Lewis (Ed.), Proceeding of the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017) (pp. 1-7). Cork, Ireland: EWTEC.
    2017 Meng, F., Rafiee, A., Cazzolato, B., Arjomandi, M., Ding, B., Piper, J., . . . Qiuhao, H. (2017). Numerical simulation of a submerged spherical point absorber with asymmetric mass distribution. In T. Lewis (Ed.), Proceedings of 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017. Cork, Ireland: EWTEC.
    2017 Ding, B., da Silva, L., Sergiienko, N., Meng, F., Piper, J., Bennetts, L., . . . Arjomandi, M. (2017). Study of fully submerged point absorber wave energy converter - modelling, simulation and scaled experiment. In Proceedings of the 32nd International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB) (pp. 1-4). Dalian, China: IWWWFB.
    2017 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Hardy, P., Arjomandi, M., & Ding, B. (2017). Internal-model-based velocity tracking control of a submerged three-tether wave energy converter. In Proceeding of the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (pp. 1126-1-1126-8). Cork, Ireland: EWTEC.
    2016 Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., Meng, F., Cazzolato, B., Arjomandi, M., & Hardy, P. (2016). Enhancing the relative capture width of submerged point absorbers. In 1st Indo-Australian Marine Renewable Energy Workshop. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
    2016 Wu, J., Shekh, S., Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., Ding, B., Neumann, F., & Wagner, M. (2016). Fast and effective optimisation of arrays of submerged wave energy converters. In Proceedings of the 2016 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (pp. 1045-1052). Denver, CO: Association for Computing Machinery.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS8
    2016 Arbonès, D., Ding, B., Sergiienko, N., & Wagner, M. (2016). Fast and effective multi-objective optimisation of submerged wave energy converters. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature Vol. 9921 (pp. 675-685). Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Springer.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3
    2016 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., DIng, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2016). Three-tether axisymmetric wave energy converter: estimation of energy delivery. In Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2016) Vol. 1 (pp. 163-171). Marina Bay Sands, Singapore: Research Publishing Services.
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    2015 Sergiienko, N., & Chen, L. (2015). Adaptive head stabilisation system for a snake-like robot. In Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014 Vol. 02-04-December-2014 (pp. 1-7). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Robotics and Automation Association Inc..
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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2019 Sergiienko, N., & Arjomandi, M. (2019). CubeSat as a tool for training engineers of the future. Poster session presented at the meeting of Collection of abstracts from the 19th Australian Space Research Conference. Adelaide.
    2016 Sergiienko, N., Ding, B., Cazzolato, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2016). Performance comparison of the floating and fully submerged point absorber wave energy converters. Poster session presented at the meeting of General Information and programme including abstracts and biographies of Australian Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium. Melbourne: CSIRO.
    2015 Sergiienko, N., Cazzolato, B., & Ding, B. (2015). An optimal arrangement of mooring lines for the three-tether submerged point-absorbing wave energy converter. Poster session presented at the meeting of Program: KOZWaves 2015: The 2nd Australasian Conference on Wave Science. Adelaide: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute.
Year Award   Funding
2020 Best Paper Award (Real World Application) GECCO 2020  
2019 Women’s Research Excellence Award The University of Adelaide $5,000
2019 SA Fresh Scientist    
2019 Best Paper Award (Real World Application) GECCO 2019  
2018 Dean's Commendation For Doctoral Thesis Excellence The University of Adelaide  
2017 Best Research Quality in Control Centre for Energy Technology  
2014 Australian Postgraduate Award The University of Adelaide  
2005 Ukraine Parliament Scholarship    
2004 The Pavlovsky Scholarship National Technical University of Ukraine  
2003 The Kyiv Mayor Scholarship for Gifted Youth    

Grants:

Years Grant title Scheme Amount awarded
2021 Advanced Control: The fast-track to commercialisation of wave energy converters Access to Pawsey Supercomputers – Energy and Resources Merit Allocation Scheme 750,000 core hours
2020 Advanced Control: The fast-track to commercialisation of wave energy converters Access to Pawsey Supercomputers – Energy and Resources Merit Allocation Scheme 250,000 core hours
2020 Ultra-fine Attitude Control via Event-based Star Tracking and Piezoelectric Stabilisation SmartSat CRC $600,000
2020 Adaptive Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography for Multiphase Flows ARC LIEF $760,000

 

Date Position Institution Subject
2019 - now Course coordinator, Lecturer The University of Adelaide Space Vehicle Design
2019 - now Course coordinator, Lecturer The University of Adelaide Advanced Topics in Aerospace Engineering
2016 - 2018 Teaching assistant The University of Adelaide Advanced PID Control
2015 - 2016 Teaching assistant, invited lecturer The University of Adelaide Dynamics and Control II (Auto Control II)
2014 - 2016 Teaching assistant The University of Adelaide Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics)

 

  • Position: Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
  • Phone: 83136465
  • Email: nataliia.sergiienko@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Room: 2 10
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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