Position:

Kaunas University of TechnologyProfessor at the Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology.
Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

Background:

Academic History
1974 Graduated with Honors from Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (at present Kaunas University of Technology) as a chemical engineer specialized in pulp and paper technology.
1974-1976 Worked in industry, at Kaunas Paper Mill.
1980 Defended dissertational thesis entitled “Synthesis and Properties of Polymers of 9-(2,3-epoxypropyl)carbazole and 9-(2,3- epithiopropyl)carbazole” and was awarded Candidate of Science degree (corresponds to PhD degree).
1980-1992 Senior researcher, leading researcher, head of laboratory at the Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology.
1992-1996 Associate professor (docent) at the Chemical Engineering Faculty, Kaunas University of Technology.
1995 Defended habilitation work entitled “Synthesis and properties of Carbazole-containing Oligomers and Polymers”.
1996-2006 Head of the Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology
2006- Professor at the Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology
2004- Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Primary Fields of Research Interest
Synthesis and studies of organic photoconductors and other organic electronically active materials for optoelectronic and electronic devices (light emitting diodes, solar cells, organic thin film transistors).
Synthesis and studies of biopolymers and biodegradable polymers from renewable resources.

Role in EXCILIGHT:

Main supervisor of PhD 5 and PhD 6

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