G.S. Pisarenko Institute for Problems of Strength of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (full name), G.S. Pisarenko IPS NAS of Ukraine (abbreviated name), hereinafter "the Institute", is the scientific research entity within the organizational structure of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Founded according to resolution of the Presidium of the NAS of Ukraine № 211 of September 14, 1966 on the basis of the Department of Strength of the Institute for Problems of Material Science of the Ac. Sci. of the Ukr.SSR, the Institute has been functioning as a research institution since October 1, 1966. Up to 1991, the Institute was known as the Institute for Problems of Strength of the Ac. Sci. of the Ukr. SSR, from 1991 to 1994 - as the Institute for Problems of Strength of the Ac. Sci. of Ukraine, from 1994-2002 - as the Institute for Problems of Strength of the NAS of Ukraine. In accordance with resolution of the Presidium of the NAS of Ukraine (November, 2002) the Institute has been named in honor of its founder and first director G.S. Pisarenko, an outstanding Ukrainian mechanician, Academician of the NAS of Ukraine.
The Institute is under the authority of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and is affiliated with the Department of Mechanics of the NAS of Ukraine.
The Institute is a state non-profit scientific organization with the rights of a legal person. In its activities the Institute is guided by the acts of the NAS of Ukraine, the regulations and statutory acts of the NAS of Ukraine, as well as the Institute regulations. The Institute concludes agreements on scientific and technical cooperation with organizations including foreign and international ones and carries out its foreign economic activity in the established order.
The Institute incorporates 8 scientific departments, scientific and organizational department, general institute laboratory of mechanical tests and metallographic researches, 3 laboratories as a part of scientific departments. The heads of 6 scientific departments are doctors of sciences, and 2 scientific departments, laboratories and scientific and organizational department are headed by candidates of sciences. At present there are 229 people working at the departments of the Institute. Among them there are 117 research associates, including 3 academicians of the NAS of Ukraine (V.T.Troshchenko, V.V.Matveev, V.V.Kharchenko) and 1 corresponding member of the NAS of Ukraine (V.A.Strizhalo), 23 doctors and 58 candidates of engineering science. 6 postgraduate students do their postgraduate studies at the Institute.
On May 5, 2023, the G.S.Pysarenko Institute for Problems of Strength of NAS of Ukraine was visited by Anatoly Zahorodniy, President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU), Vyacheslav Bogdanov, NASU Vice-President, and Oleg Kubalskyi, NASU First Deputy Chief Scientific Secretary
The rules for admission to postgraduate and doctoral studies have been developed in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine, including the Procedure for training applicants for higher education degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Science in higher educational institutions (scientific institutions), approved by Resolution No. 261 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 23, 2016.
The Directorate of the Institute is deeply saddened to announce that on December 26, 2022, at the age of 83, a well-known Ukrainian scientist in the field of mechanics of deformable solids and dynamics and strength of machines, Chief Researcher of the Institute, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Volodymyr Oleksandrovich STRIZHALO, passed away.
We express our sincere condolences to the relatives, friends and colleagues of Volodymyr Oleksandrovych in connection with the heavy loss.