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Biography Dmitry V. NIKUSHCHENKO

Biography Dmitry V. NIKUSHCHENKO

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Vice Rector for Research,
Doctor of Technical Sciences

D.V. Nikushchenko graduated from the Faculty of Shipbuilding and Ocean Engineering of St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University in 1996.

In 2005, he defended his candidate and in 2011, his doctoral dissertations in “Mechanics of fluid, gas, and plasma” specialization (01.02.05) and was awarded with the degrees of candidate and doctor of sciences correspondingly. 

Since the time of university graduation and up to the present time, D.V. Nikushchenko has worked at the Department of the Theory of Ship.  

Since 2013, he is professor of this Department. In 2017, he was appointed SPbSMTU Vice Rector on Research.   

D.V. Nikushchenko’s areas of expertise are related to the development of modern mathematical models for navigation simulators, theory of turbulence, and computational hydromechanics; he focuses on the enhancement of the maritime traffic safety.   

His professional competencies incorporate well-balanced combination of fundamental and applied hydrodynamics, practical realization of mathematical calculations and pedagogical skills. This allows him to apply his research developments in practical activities of the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University and Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping, and international companies, e.g., Kongsberg Digital AS (Norway).

D.V. Nikushchenko regularly undergoes training in continuing education programs:
2015: “Corporate Management” (The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Nizhny Novgorod);
2016: “State and Municipal Management” (The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Nizhny Novgorod); Modern Technologies of Personnel Management” (N.P. Pastukhov State Academy of Corporate Management, Yaroslavl);   “Project Management in Foreign Economic Activity” (All-Russia Academy of Foreign Trade of the RF Ministry of Economic Development, Moscow);
2018: “Management of Research and Development” (OOO Progress Center, St. Petersburg).

D.V. Nikushchenko is author of 95 publications (including monographs, textbooks, and articles) in various Russian and foreign periodicals; 34 of his publications were published in the five recent years.