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.
Оn May 31, 2023, ft the meeting of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the head of the department of the G.S.Pysarenko Institute for Problems of Strength of NAS of Ukraine Oleg Derkach, candidate of technical sciences, was presented with the thanks of the Kyiv mayor for his significant personal contribution to the development of national science, strengthening the scientific and technical potential of the capital, and on the occasion of Science Day.
An exhibition-presentation of scientific achievements of academic institutions was held, in which the G.S.Pysarenko Institute for Problems of Strength of NAS of Ukraine took part
On May 3, 2023, a regular meeting of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Ukraine was held under the chairmanship of Anatoly Zagorodnyi, the President of the NAS of Ukraine. Young scientists of the NAS of Ukraine presented their scientific reports. In particular, the report "Development of methods for ensuring vibrational reliability of structurally inhomogeneous mechanical systems" was presented by Oleg Derkach (Ph. D., department head G.S.Pisarenko Institute of Problems of Strength of NAS of Ukraine). The report summarized the results of fundamental and applied studies of the dynamics and strength of composite structural elements and impellers of turbomachines.