Personal profile



Lecturer in Engine Systems (since 2016), 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) Computer Aided Analysis of Turbomachines (module leader)
(UG, 2nd year) Engine Systems (module leader)
(UG, 2nd year) Thermofluids (module leader)
(UG, 1st year) Professional studies



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

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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  • 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 2014 2018

  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 3 Article

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. 30 Apr 2018 (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 16th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-16.

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

large eddy simulation
turbulent flow
laser induced fluorescence
Navier-Stokes equations
Reynolds number
Open Access
Parallel flow
Nusselt number
Boundary layers
Petroleum engineering

A quantitative analysis of nozzle surface bound fuel for diesel injectors

Turner, J., Sykes, D., De Sercey, G., Stetsyuk, V., Gold, M., Pearson, R. & Crua, C. 6 Sep 2017 ILASS2017 - 28th European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems: 8B EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES 2.

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

Open Access
Chemical analysis
1 Citations

Scalar dissipation rate statistics in turbulent swirling jets

Stetsyuk, V., Soulopoulos, N., Hardalupas, Y. & Taylor, A. M. K. P. 11 Jul 2016 In : Physics of Fluids. 28, 7, 38 p., 075104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citations

Experimental assessment of presumed filtered density function models

Stetsyuk, V., Soulopoulos, N., Hardalupas, Y. & Taylor, A. M. K. P. Jun 2015 In : Physics of Fluids. 27, 6, 19 p., 065107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Probability density function
Large eddy simulation

Activities 2015 2015

  • 2 Invited talk

Optical Diagnostic Techniques for Spray Systems

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

Activity: Invited talk


Droplet and liquid size measurements in the near-nozzle region

Stetsyuk, V. (Speaker), Joanne Turner (Speaker)
5 Sep 2015

Activity: Invited talk