Dr Vladislav Sorokin

Doctor of Sciences (Physics & Mathematics)

Biography

Since 2020 is a Senior Lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Auckland

In 2017 appointed as a Lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Auckland

In 2016 awarded Doctor of Science degree from the Institute of Problems in Mechanical Engineering Russian Academy of Science. 

In 2013 awarded a personal post-doctoral grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research and FP7 Marie Curie Actions – COFUND for the project “Tailoring dynamic properties of spatially periodic structures” which was carried out at the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, during 2014-2016.

In 2012 appointed as a Senior research fellow, Laboratory of Vibrational Mechanics, Institute of Problems in Mechanical Engineering Russian Academy of Science.

In 2011 successfully defended PhD thesis at the Institute of Problems in Mechanical Engineering Russian Academy of Science after less than 1.5 year of postgraduate studies.

In 2010 obtained MSc degree from Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University and was awarded the medal of the University for exceptionally high achievements in educational and research activities.

Published more than 50 articles, contributions to monographs, patents, and refereed proceedings including papers in such journals as Proceedings of the Royal Society A and Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Research | Current

Structural dynamics and wave propagation, in particular, linear and nonlinear dynamics of spatially periodic structures

Analytical and semi-analytical methods for studying linear and nonlinear dynamics of systems from mechanics, physics, chemistry, biomechanics, and other fields of science and engineering

Stochastic systems and related phenomena, including the stochastic resonance phenomenon 

Nonlinear dynamics of micro- and nanoscale electro mechanical systems and structures, e.g. sensors, amplifiers, and energy harvesters

Novel passive and active control strategies of vibration suppression in flexible mechanical structures

Energy harvesting from sea waves and other fluid-structure interaction problems

Teaching | Current

MECHENG 719/722

MECHENG 731

MECHENG 325

MECHENG 720/724

Postgraduate supervision

Current:

Moein Abdi, Mitigation of the Vibrations of Continuous Systems by Nonlinear Tuned Vibration Absorbers. Nonlinear Metamaterials

Mehrdad Aghamohammadi, Parametric amplification of vibrations for enhanced energy harvesting and signal sensing

Donovan Du Toit, Vibroacoustics of granular materials

Lavesh Rughunanan, The dynamics of cable harnessed structures

Distinctions/Honours

2013, Awarded a personal post-doctoral grant from FP7 Marie Curie Actions – COFUND

2012, Paper [Sorokin, V.S., et al., (2012) Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science] was nominated as the winner of the SAGE Best Paper Prize in 2012

2010, Awarded the medal of Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University for exceptionally high achievements in educational and research activities

Areas of expertise

structural dynamics

wave propagation

vibration

stochastic systems

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Since 2018, Member of Engineering New Zealand

Since 2011, Member of EUROMECH (European Mechanics Society)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Hu, G., Austin, A. C. M., Sorokin, V., & Tang, L. (2021). Metamaterial beam with graded local resonators for broadband vibration suppression. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 14610.1016/j.ymssp.2020.106982
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lihua Tang, Andrew Austin
  • Zhang, A., Sorokin, V., & Li, H. (2020). Dynamic analysis of a new autoparametric pendulum absorber under the effects of magnetic forces. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 485.10.1016/j.jsv.2020.115549
  • Aghamohammadi, M., Sorokin, V., & Mace, B. (2020). Response of linear parametric amplifiers with arbitrary direct and parametric excitations. Mechanics Research Communications, 109.10.1016/j.mechrescom.2020.103585
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brian Mace
  • Sorokin, V., & Blekhman, I. I. (2020). Vibration overcomes gravity on a levitating fluid. Nature, 585 (7823), 31-32. 10.1038/d41586-020-02451-w
  • Guo, Z., Hu, G., Sorokin, Yang, Y., & Tang, L. (2020). Sound Transmission through Sandwich Plate with Hourglass Lattice TrussCore. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, online first.10.1177/1099636220906819
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50361
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Lihua Tang, Yi Yang
  • Rughunanan, L., Mace, B., Sorokin, V., & du Toit, D. (2020). On the behaviour of infinite, periodic, mono-coupled waveguides using a transmission coefficient phase method. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 135.10.1016/j.ymssp.2019.106409
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brian Mace
  • Sorokin, V. S. (2019). Vibrations of a nonlinear stochastic system with a varying mass under near resonant excitation. JOURNAL OF VIBRATION AND CONTROL, 26 (17-18), 1435-1444. 10.1177/1077546319898304
  • Sorokin, V. S. (2019). Longitudinal wave propagation in a one-dimensional quasi-periodic waveguide. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 475 (2231).10.1098/rspa.2019.0392

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Contact details

Primary office location

ENGINEERING BLOCK 5 - Bldg 405
Level 8, Room 851
5 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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