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Oleg A Yakimenko

Professor
Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2826
Education
  • PhD - Russian Academy of Sciences-Russia 1996
    Major: Operations Research
  • PhD - Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy-Moscow 1991
    Major: Aeronautical Engineering
  • MS - Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy-Moscow 1988
    Major: Operations Research
    Distinction: Egregia cum laude
  • MS - Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology-Moscow 1986
    Major: Aeronautical Engineering
    Distinction: Summa cum laude
  • BS - Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology-Moscow 1983
    Major: Computer Science
    Distinction: Summa cum laude
NPS Experience
  • 2019 - current: Distinguished Professor
  • 2010 - current: Professor
Other Experience
  • 1996 - 1998 Professor, Zhukovskiy Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
  • 1993 - 1996 Associate Professor, Zhukovskiy Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
  • 1991 - 1993 Assistant Professor, Zhukovskiy Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
  • 1988 - 1991 Lecturer, Zhukovskiy Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
  • 1986 - 1998 Active Duty, Russian Air Force
  • 1986 - 1988 Senior Engineer, Zhukovskiy Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow, Russia
Research Interests
Guidance, Navigation and Control of Satellites, Unmanned Air, Surface and Underwater Vehicles, Guided Weapons and Parachutes
Cooperative Control and Combat Maneuvering of Multi-Vehicle Formations
Orbital / Flight Mechanics and Real-Time Trajectory Optimization
Avionics and Flight Controls
Modeling and Simulation of Combat Systems
Human Factors
Teaching Interests
Flight Mechanics
Systems Dynamics and Control
Classical and Modern Control
Optimal Control
Avionics and Integrated Navigation Systems
Systems Test and Evaluation
Introductory Gas Dynamics
Introductory Hydrodynamics
Applied Aerodynamics
Computer-Aided Design
Digital Computations and Numerical Analysis
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Operations Research and Applied Optimization

Awards

  • 2020 - Sustained Service Award, AIAA
  • 2019 - Richard W. Hamming Faculty Award for Interdisciplinary Achievement, NPS
  • 2019 - Aerospace Conference M. Charles Fogg Best Paper Award, IEEE
  • 2008 - Outstanding Leadership and Service Citation, AIAA
  • 2000 - Senior Fellowship for Scientific and Technological Exchange, NRC
  • 2000 - World Aviation Congress Best Paper Award, SAE
  • 1999 - International Training and Education Conference Best Paper Award, IEEE
  • 1999 - Certificate of Recognition, Mikojan Design Bureau
  • 1999 - Senior Fellowship for Scientific and Technological Exchange, NRC
  • 1998 - Air Force Achievement Medal
  • 1998 - Armed Force Distinguished Service Medal
  • 1998 - Senior Fellowship for Scientific and Technological Exchange, NRC
  • 1998 - Outstanding Leadership Award for Excellence in Teaching and Scientific Research, Air Force Engineering Academy
  • 1996 - Meritorious Service Medal
  • 1995 - Award for Excellence in Teaching, Air Force Engineering Academy
  • 1993 - Air Force Commendation Medal
  • 1991 - Award for Excellence in Scientific Research, Air Force Engineering Academy

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2012 Editor, Editorial Board of the Unmanned Systems Journal
  • 2011 Deputy Director of Education, Western Region of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2009 Editor, Editorial Board of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
  • 2007 - 2010 Chairman, Point Lobos Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2006 Member, Editorial Board of the Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics Book Series of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2005 Member, Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1999 Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1998 Fellow, Russian Academy of Sciences of Aviation and Aeronautics
  • 1996 Scientific Advisor, Russian and International Engineering Academy
Licensures and Certifications
  • 2002 Commercial Pilot License, FAA