Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agriculture
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Makarenko Mykola
Associate Professor

Makarenko Mykola

Education and career

  • 1978 – graduated with honors from the Kharkiv Institute of Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture with a degree in “Mechanization of Agriculture”.
  • 1978 – Senior Laboratory Assistant, Department of Tractors and Cars.
  • 1979 – Assistant Professor of “Tractors and Cars”.
  • 1981 – 1983 – service in the Soviet Army as deputy. company commander.
  • 1984 – senior researcher at the branch of the department “Tractors and Cars” at UkrNDIA.
  • 1985 – Senior Lecturer of the Department “Tractors and Cars”.
  • 2006 – 2011 part-time senior researcher of the Kharkiv branch of UkrNDIPVT. L. Burned.
    2008 to present – part-time research consultant and deputy editor-in-chief.
    2008 to present – Associate Professor of “Tractors and Cars” the Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agriculture.

Research activities

  • Improvement of gas exchange systems of two-stroke engines with crank chamber purge.
  • Research and development of air cleaners for internal combustion engines.
  • Development and research of properties of block-modular machine-tractor units.
  • Development of automatic control systems for machine-tractor units.
  • Investigation of the influence of combined agricultural machines on the stability of movement and shunting qualities of machine-tractor units.
  • Improving the means of problem-based learning using creative tasks.
  • Development of a multi-stage structure of an interactive electronic textbook for studying the design of tractors and cars.
  • Advisory scientific and cognitive work and practical advice to specialists through the media.

Scientific publications, patents, grants

  • He is the author and co-author of 27 educational and practical textbooks and manuals, including 4 with the stamp of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
  • Author of 47 scientific papers published in professional journals.
  • Author of 10 copyright certificates of the USSR and 2 patents of Ukraine.
  • Co-authored 7 electronic textbooks and manuals for the study of modern tractors and cars, including 1 in conjunction with the SMC “Agroosvita” commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.


  • 1983 – “Builder of Baikonur”.
  • 2005 – “Excellent Technical Service”.
  • 2008 – a diploma from the Regional State Administration.
  • 2013 – diploma and certificate from SHELL for winning the international competition for the best article on lubricants.
  • 2019 – obtaining certificates within the Ukrainian-German project FABU on training within the basic knowledge of CLAAS technology.