Professor Maksym Spiryagin is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Railway Engineering (CRE). His research interests are vehicle dynamics, contact mechanics, mechatronics, real-time and software-enabled control systems.
At the present time, Professor Spiryagin works on rail vehicle and hybrid locomotive designs, locomotive traction, the development of real-time and mechatronic systems.
He has published four books and has more than 130 other scientific publications and 20 patents as one of the inventors.
2018 Sir George Julius Medal (Engineers Australia)
1997-1998 The scholarship of Parliament of Ukraine (East Ukrainian National University).
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
Railway Technical Society of Australasia
The International Association for Vehicle System Dynamics
Deputy Director - Centre for Railway Engineering
Modelling and simulation of electro-mechanical control systems
Mechatronics for rail vehicles (active suspension, active steering, integrated wheelset control, etc)
Real-time models and embedded systems
Fuzzy logic system
2015-2016 “Wagon Simulation Studies – Cant Deficiency” for Pacific National Pty Ltd
2013-2014 Consulting and mentoring activities in the field of rail vehicle modelling with Tampere University of Technology, Finland. The project concerns switch and gauge issues and is funded by the Finnish Transport Agency.
2011 Two consulting projects:
- “Wagon Simulation Studies – Cant Deficiency” for Pacific National Pty Ltd
- “Wagon Simulation Studies – Mid West Project” for Aecom Pty Ltd)
I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:
At the level of Principal Supervisor
Automotive Engineering - Automotive Mechatronics
Interdisciplinary Engineering - Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
Mechanical Engineering - Automation and Control Engineering
Mechanical Engineering - Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control
Mechanical Engineering - Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified
Mechanical Engineering - Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation