Nataliia Sergiienko

Dr Nataliia Sergiienko

Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - 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 vulnerable road user platform 4 students Andrew van den Berg
2020 Active kangaroo target 3 students Dr David Harvey
Andrew van den Berg

Renewables

     
2022 Controlling coastal erosion with wave energy 6 students Prof Ben Cazzolato
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

 

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 - ongoing 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)
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 - 2020 Course coordinator, Lecturer The University of Adelaide Space Vehicle Design
2019 - 2020 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)

 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Co-Supervisor Ocean wave prediction using machine learning based methods Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Tak Yin Pang
    2022 Co-Supervisor Mathematical Theory of Controlling Coastlines While Generating Power Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Amy-Rose Westcott
    2021 Co-Supervisor Robust Power-Maximising Control of Wave Energy Converters Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yifeng Gu
    2019 Co-Supervisor Dynamics and Control of a Hybrid Marine Platform: Wave Energy Converters Integrated to a FOWT Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Leandro da Silva
    2018 Co-Supervisor Vibration Based Wave Energy Harvesters Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Ngan Bich Dinh Tran
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Performance Enhancement of Submerged Ocean Wave Energy Converter using Nonlinear Stiffness Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Benjamin Wilhelm Schubert
  • Position: Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
  • Phone: 83136465
  • Email: nataliia.sergiienko@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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