Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Dr Oleh Kiselychnyk

Academic profile photograph

Dr Oleh Kiselychnyk

Associate Professor 

O dot Kiselychnyk at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24 7652 8677


Dr Oleh Kiselychnyk joined the Power and Control Systems Research Laboratory within the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick as a Science City Research Fellow in November 2012. From September 2015 to June 2019 Dr Oleh Kiselychnyk was an Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering of the University of Warwick. From July 2019 Dr Kiselychnyk is an Associate Professor at the School of Engineering.

Research Interests

  • Optimal and Energy Saving Control of AC drives for electric vehicles
  • Vector Control of Self-Excited Induction Generators
  • Power Converters for PV Grid Integration including Control Design and PWM optimisation
  • Multilevel Power Electronic Converters
  • Cost Effective and Energy Saving Sensorless Control of Centrifugal Pumps and Fans with Induction Motor Drives

Teaching Interests

Dr Kiselychnyk is a MSc Electrical Power Engineering (H643) programme coordinator.

He is a module leader of two modules:

  • ES4F2 Control of Electrical Drives
  • ES4E8 Advanced Power Electronic Converters and Devices

The projects supervised by Dr Kiselychnyk relate to the design of DC and AC motor drives and their applications in industry, transport and households. They also cover design and application of electronic power converters for renewable energy sources.

Selected Publications

  • K.P.Panda, P.R.Bana, O.Kiselychnyk, J.Wang, G.Panda, “A single-source switched-capacitor based step-up multilevel inverter with reduced components,” IEEE Trans Industry Applications, 2021.
  • S.Burian, O.Kiselychnyk, M.Pushkar, V.Reshetnik, H.Zemlianukhina, “Energy-efficient control of pump units based on neural-network parameter observer,” Technical Electrodynamics, no.1, 2020, pp.1-4.
  • X.Luo, M.Dooner, W.He, J.Wang, Y.Li, D.Li, O.Kiselychnyk, “Feasibility study of a simulation software tool development for dynamic modelling and transient control of adiabatic compressed air energy storage with its electrical power system applications,” Applied Energy, 228 (2018), pp. 1198-1219.
  • O.Kiselychnyk, M.Bodson, J.Wang, “Comparison of two magnetic saturation models of induction machines and experimental validation,” IEEE Trans Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 81-90, Jan 2017.
  • W.He, X.Luo, O.Kiselychnyk, J.Wang, M.H.Shaheed, “Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control of pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) salinity power plant: development and comparison of different techniques,” Desalination, vol. 389, pp.187-196, July 2016.
  • H.Liu, J.Wang, O.Kiselychnyk, “Mathematical modeling and control of a cost effective AC voltage stabiliser,” IEEE Trans Power Electronics, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 8007-8016, Nov 2016.
  • O.Kiselychnyk, M.Bodson, J.Wang, “Linearized state-space model of a self-excited induction generator suitable for the design of voltage controllers,” IEEE Trans Energy Conversion, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1310-1320, Dec 2015.
  • O.Kiselychnyk, S.Peresada, M.Pechenik, M.Pushkar, “The processes of self-excitation in stand-alone compound excited induction generators,” Technical Electrodynamics, no. 3, pp. 33-39, May-June 2015.
  • O.Kiselychnyk, J.Wang, M.Bodson & M.Pushkar, “Maximum power extraction from self-excited induction generators,” Electromechanical and energy saving systems, no. 2/2014 (26), pp. 70 – 77.
  • M.Bodson & O.Kiselychnyk, “The complex Hurwitz test for the analysis of spontaneous self-excitation in induction generators,” IEEE Trans on Automatic Control, vol. 58, issue 2, pp. 449–454, 2013.
  • M.Bodson & O.Kiselychnyk, “Analysis of triggered self-excitation in induction generators and experimental validation,” IEEE Trans on Energy Conversion, vol. 27, issue 2, pp. 238–249, 2012.

Projects and Grants

  • Grid-tied multilevel photovoltaic inverter with batteries power balancing (funded by EPSRC JUICE project flexible fund, 2019-2021, PI)
  • Internship on hybrid electric powertrain control algorithms (funded by Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, 2020-2021, supervisor)
  • Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre JUICE (funded by EPSRC, 2016-2021, co-I)
  • Self-Powered Active Cooling and Cleaning for Solar PV Efficiency Improvement (funded by EPSRC JUICE project flexible fund, 2019-2021, co-I)
  • Smart Modular Architecture for Reliable Transportation (funded by EPSRC Challenge Network in Automotive Power Electronics, 2018, PI)
  • Adaptive Electric Drive Controller (funded by Innovate UK, 2015-2017, PI)
  • Next Generation Grid Scale Thermal Energy Storage Technologies NexGen-TEST (funded by EPSRC, 2014-2017, co-I)
  • Adaptive Drive Controller for Electric Vehicles (funded by AVL Powertrain UK Ltd, 2014, PI)
  • Cost Effective Sensorless Control of Induction Motor Driven Turbomechanisms for Energy Saving (funded by Warwick Energy GRP, 2013, PI)