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Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Engine Systems (2019-present), University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK.

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Engine Systems (2006-2019), University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK.

Research Fellow in Optical Diagnostics for Sprays (2013-2015), University of Brighton, Brighton, UK.

Technical adviser (2010-2011), Imperial College London Business School, London, UK.

Diesel Engine Technician (2004-2005), Sigma Motors Ltd. Jerusalem, Israel.

Automatic Transmission Technician (2003-2004), Merkaz Girim Ltd. Jerusalem, Israel.



(MSc) Vehicle Aerodynamics and Air Management (module leader)

(MSc) Vehicle Dynamic Performance Evaluation (module leader)

(MSc) Computer Aided Analysis of Turbomachines (module leader)

(UG, 2nd year) Engine Systems (module leader)

(UG, 2nd year) Thermofluids (module leader)

(UG, 2nd year) Automotive Design (module leader)

(UG, 1st year) Professional studies (module leader)



PGCHE (2016-2017), University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK.

PhD and DIC (2009−2014), Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK.
Thesis: Experimental study of combustion and scalar mixing in swirling jet flows.

MSc. (2005-2009), Aerospace Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
Thesis: Preliminary analysis of flameless oxidation combustion.

Dipl. Eng., (1997-2002, summa cum laude), Transport and power engineering, Pacific National University, Khabarovsk, Russia.
Final Project: Preliminary design of a turbocharged diesel engine based on YaMZ-238 engine.



Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science

ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications

John Wiley & Sons (new edition proposals)


Invited talks

Optical diagnostic techniques for spray systems, Workshop: Utilisation and valorisation of CO2 for green chemistry Chemical reactor, Optic methods and Catalyst, 19th and 20th February Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France, 2015.


Other assignments

IMechE co-opted member

Course leader for automotive and motorsport engineering BEng(Hons)

Formula Student project coordinator

Member of editorial board. International Journal of Hydromechatronics, ISSN 2515-0472.

Mechanical engineering subject area representative on Health and Safety Committee. Uni. of Huddersfield.

Session Chair, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 24-27 August, 2015.


Professional memberships

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)



2016-2017: 100,000GBP, Automotive lab for research lead teaching provision, Uni. of Huddersfield, UK.
2011: 1,000GBP, Travel award, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.
2011: 1,000GBP, Travel award, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
2010: Design London Fellowship, Imperial College Business School, London, UK.
2009: 108,000GBP, Alan Howard Scholarship for energy futures, London, UK.
2005: 30,000NIS, Israeli scholarship, Israel Student Authority, Israel.


Research Expertise and Interests

  • Optical diagnostics for combustion and sprays in gas turbines and reciprocating engines
  • Low NOx combustion
  • Fuel atomisation in diesel engines
  • Signal processing and de-noising techniques
  • Condition monitoring and non-destructive testing



Research Degree Supervision

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PhD Studentships in Materials Science 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Optical Diagnosis
  • Gas Turbines
  • Combustion in Gas Turbines
  • Combustion in Reciprocating Engines
  • Low NOx Combustion
  • Fuel Atomisation in Diesel Engines

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 7 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article

Droplet Misalignment Limit for Inkjet Printing into Cavities on Textured Surfaces

Jackson, F. F., Kubiak, K. J., Wilson, M. C. T., Molinari, M. & Stetsyuk, V., 23 Jul 2019, In : Langmuir. 35, 29, p. 9564-9571 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploiting Bayesian networks for fault isolation: A diagnostic case study of diesel fuel injection system

Wang, J., Wang, Z., Stetsyuk, V., Ma, X., Gu, F. & Li, W., Mar 2019, In : ISA Transactions. 86, p. 276-286 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fault Isolation
diesel fuels
fuel injection
Fuel injection
Bayesian networks
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nanoparticles for convective heat transfer enhancement: heat transfer coefficient and the effects of particle size and zeta potential

Liu, L., Stetsyuk, V., Kubiak, K., Fatt, Y. Y., Goharzadeh, A. & Chai, J., 3 Jun 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Communications. 206, 6, p. 761-771 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Zeta potential
Heat transfer coefficients
Particle size
Heat transfer

Simulation and Measurement of Transient Fluid Phenomena within Diesel Injection

Gold, M., Pearson, R., Turner, J., Sykes, D., Stetsyuk, V., De Sercey, G., Crua, C., Koukouvinis, F. & Gavaises, M., 15 Jan 2019, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2019-January, January, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Fuel injection
Diesel fuels
Automotive fuels

Some aspects of presumed filtered density functions formulation in the context of large eddy simulation of turbulent reacting flows

Stetsyuk, V., Kubiak, K., Liu, L. & Chai, J., 2019, Proceedings of the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-16.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
large eddy simulation
turbulent flow
laser induced fluorescence
Navier-Stokes equations
Reynolds number

Activities 2015 2015

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 2 Oral presentation

Droplet and liquid size measurements in the near-nozzle region

Viacheslav Stetsyuk (Speaker), Joanne Turner (Speaker)
5 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Droplet size and morphology characterization for diesel sprays under atmospheric operating conditions

Viacheslav Stetsyuk (Speaker), Jack Turner (Speaker), Cyril Crua (Speaker), Richard Pearson (Speaker), Martin Gold (Speaker)
23 Aug 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The effect of operating conditions on post-injection fuel discharge in an optical engine

Jack Turner (Speaker), Viacheslav Stetsyuk (Speaker), Cyril Crua (Speaker), Martin Gold (Speaker), Richard Pearson (Speaker)
23 Aug 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Optical Diagnostic Techniques for Spray Systems

Viacheslav Stetsyuk (Speaker), Cyril Crua (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
19 Feb 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk