Position:

Kaunas University of TechnologyAssociate professor at the Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Kaunas University of Technology.

Background:

Academic History
1987-1992 Studies in Chemical Engineering at Kaunas University of Technology
1992 Engineer chemist technologist qualification
1992-1993 Master’s degree studies in Polymer Chemistry at Kaunas University of Technology
1993 Master of Science in Polymer Chemistry
1993-1997 Chemist at Kaunas Center of Hygiene
1997-2001 PhD studies in Chemistry at Kaunas University of Technology
1999-2001 Research work at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth, Germany, in the frame of TEMPUS and ERASMUS/SOCRATES programs (14 months)
2002 Doctor of Physical Sciences, Chemistry
2001-2008 Lecturer at the Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology
2002 Post doctoral fellow at the Department of Macromolecular Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth, Germany (12 months)
2008-present Associate professor at the Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Kaunas University of Technology

Primary Fields of Interest
Synthesis and properties of organic electronically active low-molar-mass and polymeric materials for optoelectronic and electronic devices. Synthesis, modification and investigation of biopolymers, biodegradable polymers, and biocomposites from renewable recourses.

Role in EXCILIGHT:

Co-supervisor of PhD 5

Key Publications:

  • Photoconductive, photoluminescent and glass-forming 6,6'-di(N-diphenylamino)-9,9'-dialkyl-3,3'-bicarbazoles
  • Photoconductive glass-forming phenothiazine-based hydrazones
  • New hole-transporting dihydrazones
  • Polymeric and low-molar-mass glass-forming diphenylsulphone-based hydrazones
  • 3,6-Di(diphenylamino)-9-alkylcarbazole-based hole-transporting hydrazones
  • Thiophene-based glass-forming hole-transporting hydrazones
  • Glass-forming carbazolylidene-containing hydrazones as hole-transporting materials
  • Crosslinking of epoxidized natural oils with diepoxy reactive diluents
  • Glass-forming hole-transporting carbazole-based hydrazone monomers, polymers, and twin compounds
  • Structure-properties relationship of hydrazones containing methoxy-substituted triphenylamino groups