Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology

Department was established on April 12, 1922.

  • Department of Organic Technology was established on April 12, 1922. The founder of the Department and its first Head was the first Rector of the University of Lithuania, professor Jonas Šimkus.
  • In 1940 during the Soviet reformation of the Lithuanian higher education system associate professor Dr. Juozas Vėbra was appointed as a Head of the Department.
  • From 1944 to the Department was headed by Vytautas Šukys.
  • In 1946 the engineer Jonas Venskevičius became the Head of the Department.
  • In 1950, after the establishment of the Kaunas Polytechnic Institute, the Department of Organic Technology became a part of the Institute.
  • In 1951, the Departments of Organic Technology and Organic Chemistry were merged.
  • In 1965 , the Departments of Organic Technology and Organic Chemistry were separated again. The Head of Department of Organic Technology remained dr. Jonas Zdanavičius. In 1972 he was replaced by professor Adolfas Paulauskas.
  • Between 1991 and 1995 the department was headed by dr. Rimtautas Kavaliūnas.
  • In 1996 habil. dr. Juozas Vidas Gražulevičius was elected as a Head of Department of Organic Technology.
  • Between 2006 and 2010 the department was headed by dr. Jolanta Liesienė.
  • From 2011 to 2019 the Department was headed by prof. Juozas Vidas Gražulevičius.
  • In 2013 the Department was renamed the Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology.
  • In 2019 doc. Joana Bendoraitienė was elected  as a Head of Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology.

Study programs curated by the department:

Bachelor’s studies

Master’s studies

Field of sience: N 003 Chemistry, T 005 Chemical Engineering, T 008 Materials Engineering.

  • Modification and Application of Polymers.

Modification and application of natural polymers. Dispersion systems, formation of polymer complexes, immobilization of bioactive substances in natural and modified polysaccharides are investigated. Active food packaging materials, micro-contaminants sorbents are being developed. Synthesis of chromatographic sorbents, and their application of protein chromatography, and enzyme immobilization. New materials are being developed for tissue engineering and wound dressings. Innovative cosmetics are also being developed. Improved technology of manufacturing of bioplastic and biocomposite, develop biodegradable plastic products, perform research of formation of biocomposites from natural materials. Developed technologies of less polluting leather processing, solves the problems of using leather tanning waste.

  • Chemistry of Materials.

Synthesis of organic polymeric and small molecule electroactive materials (semiconductors, emitters, nonlinear optics materials), materials for laser writing and 3D optical printing, development, research and application of polymers and polymer composites from natural materials. The focus is on the synthesis and research of photovoltaic cells and bipolar semiconductors and efficient emitters for organic light emitting diodes.

Researchers: dr. R. Klimavičiūtė, dr. K. Beleška, dr. J. Bendoraitienė, dr. R. Rutkaitė, dr. O. Baniukaitienė, dr. E. Mažonienė, dr. V. Navikaitė-Šnipaitienė, dr. D. Simanavičiūtė, vyr. inž. V. Valeikienė, habil. dr. J. V. Gražulevičius, dr. S. Grigalevičius, dr. J. Ostrauskaitė, dr. Kašėtaitė, dr. A. Bučinskas, dr. R. Lygaitis, dr. A. Dabulienė, dr. D. Gudeika, dr. J. Keruckas, dr. R. Keruckienė, dr. J. Simokaitienė, dr. A. Tomkevičienė, dr. D. Volyniuk, dr. V. Andrulevičienė, dr. M. Čekavičiūtė, dr. M. Bulota, E. Jatautienė, dr. A. Palavenienė, E. Skuodis.

Contacts

Assoc. Prof. Joana Bendoraitienė

Head of Department

Radvilėnų pl. 19, Kaunas
phone: +370 37 300 192
email joana.bendoraitiene@ktu.lt

Simona Vekterytė
Radvilėnų st. 19-206, Kaunas, Lithuania
tel. +370 (37) 30 01 92
e-mail: simona.vekteryte@ktu.lt

      Achievements in science 2019

  • Horizon 2020 project no. 641725 “New Paradigms for High-Efficiency Blue Emitters for White OLEDs (PHEBE)“. Head: Habil. Dr. J.V. Gražulevičius. Duration – 2015 – 2018.
  • Horizon 2020 project no. 674990 “Donor-Acceptor Light Emitting Exciplexes as Materials for Easily to Tailor Ultra-Efficient OLED Lighting (EXCILIGHT)“. Head: prof. V. Gražulevičius. Duration – 2015 – 2019.
  • Lithuanian-Latvian-Taiwan program project no. TAP LLT-2/2017 “Synthesis and Studies of High-Triplet-Energy Materials for Blue OLEDs (BLUEOLEDS)“. Head: J.V. Gražulevičius. Duration – 2017 – 2019.
  • M-ERA.NET Project 2 Program No. S-M-ERA.NET-17-3 “High Performance Short-Fibre Biobased Hybrid Composites for Injection Moulding (HyBiCo)“. Head: assoc. prof. P. Danilovas. Duration – 2017 – 2019.
  • Open Partnership Program Project no. APP-1/2016 “Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of New Organic Semiconductors for Efficient Light Emitting Diodes (SEMILED)“. Head: prof. Grigalevičius. Duration – 2016 – 2018.
  • LMT 2014–2020 Operational Programme for the European Union Funds’ Investments, under measure’s No. 01.2.2-LMT-K-718 “Targeted Research in Smart Specialisation Areas“ activity “Research Projects Implemented by World-Class Researcher Groups” project2.2-LMT-K-718-01-0015 “Vertical Organic Light-Emitting Transistors Based on Thermally-Activated-Delayed-Fluorescence Emitters“. Head: prof. J.V. Gražulevičius. Duration: 2017-2021.
  • LMT 2014–2020 Operational Programme for the European Union Funds’ Investments “Educating the Society and Strengthening the Potential of Human Resources“ of priority axis 9 measure 09.3.3- LMT-K-712 “Development of Scientific Competences of Scientists, Other Researchers and Students Through Practical Research Activities“ activity “Improvement of Researchers’ Qualification by Implementing World-Class R&D Projects” project No. 09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-0140 0140 “Synthesis, Studies and Applications of Organic Bipolar Semiconductors Exhibiting High Luminescence Quantum Yields in Solid State”. Head: prof. V. Gražulevičius. Duration 2018-2021
  • LMT 2014–2020 Operational Programme for the European Union Funds’ Investments, under measure’s No. 3.3-LMT-K-712 priemonės “Development of Scientific Competences of Scientists, Other Researchers and Students Through Practical Research Activities“ activity “Promotion of Post-Doctoral Fellowships“ project No. 09.3.3-LMT-K-712-02-0105 “Glass Forming Blue Emitters for Cost-Efficient Non-Doped OLED‘s“. Head: prof. J.V. Gražulevičius. Duration 2017-2019.
  • LMT National Science Programs “Towards Future Technologies” project No. S-LAT-17-2 “Optical 3D Micro-/Nano-Processing of Bioplastics (OPTIBIOFORM)“. 2017.06.01 – 2018.12.31. Head: prof. Ostrauskaitė. Duration – 2017 – 2018.
  • LMT Research Groups Project Nr. MIP-066/15 “Biodegradable Polymeric Composites from Organic Production Waste (POLIKOMP)“. Head: prof. Ostrauskaitė. Duration 2015-2018.
  • LMT Research Groups Project Nr. MIP-055/15 “Biopolymers as Carriers of Bioactive Substances (BIOPERNAŠA). Head: assoc. prof. Rutkaitė. Duration 2015-2018.
  • LMT Research Groups Project Nr. S-MIP-17-64 “New Structure Electroactive Materials for Efficiency Phosphorescent Organic Lights Emitting Diodes (E-MATERIALS)”. Head: prof. Grigalevičius. Duration: 2017-2020.
  • LMT Research Groups Project Nr. P-MIP-17-156 “Highly Efficient Room-Temperature Phosphorescent Organic Materials for Sensorinc Application (HEROS)“. Head: dr. Tomkevičienė. Duration 2017 – 2019.
  • LMT Research Groups Project Nr. P-MIP-17-196 “Development of White Electroluminescence Devices Based on Multi-exciplex Emitters (OWEX)“. Head: dr. Volyniuk. Duration: 2017-2020.

Patents

  • U.S Patent office no. UPSTO15/766,001 “Safe and Healthy Drinking Water and Method of its Preparation/ Method of Desinfection of Drinking Water Using Ozone and Silver Cations“ (2018 04 04). Inventor: dr. P. P. Danilovas.
  • Yildirim, S.; Röcker, B.; Pettersen, M.K.; Nilsen-Nygaard, J.; Ayhan, Z.; Rutkaitė, Ramunė; Radusin, T.; Suminska, P.; Marcos, B.; Coma, V. Active packaging applications for food // Comprehensive reviews in food science and food safety. Medford, MA : Wiley-Blackwell. ISSN 1541-4337. 2018, Vol. 17, iss. 1, p. 165-199. DOI: 1111/1541-4337.12322. [Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 7,028; AIF: 2,605; IF/AIF: 2,697; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 8,87, SNIP: 3,665, SJR: 2,996 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 05T] [Input: 0,100].
  • Kukhta, Nadzeya A.Matulaitis, TomasVolyniuk, Dmytro; Ivaniuk, Khrystyna; Turyk, Pavlo; Stakhira, Pavlo; Grazulevicius, Juozas V.; Monkman, Andrew P. Deep-blue high-efficiency TTA OLED using para- and meta-conjugated cyanotriphenylbenzene and carbazole derivatives as emitter and host // Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. NW, Washington, DC : American Chemical Society. ISSN 1948-7185. 2018, vol. 8, iss. 24, p. 6199-6205. DOI: 1021/acs.jpclett.7b02867. [Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 8,709; AIF: 4,852; IF/AIF: 1,794; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 8,37, SNIP: 1,595, SJR: 4,667 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 08T] [Input: 0,500].
  • Guzauskas, MatasVolyniuk, DmytroTomkeviciene, Ausra; Pidluzhna, Anna; Lazauskas, Algirdas; Grazulevicius, Juozas Vidas. Dual nature of exciplexes: exciplex-forming properties of carbazole and fluorene hybrid trimers // Journal of Materials Chemistry C. London : Royal Society of Chemistry. ISSN 2050-7526. eISSN 2050-7534. 2019, vol. 7, iss. 1, p. 25-32. DOI: 1039/c8tc04708a. [Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 5,976; AIF: 4,263; IF/AIF: 1,401; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 5,67, SNIP: 1,300, SJR: 1,917 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 08T, 05T] [Input: 0,668].
  • Pashazadeh, Ramin; Pander, Piotr; Lazauskas, Algirdas; Dias, Fernando B.; Grazulevicius, Juozas V. Multicolor luminescence switching and controllable thermally activated delayed fluorescence turn on/turn off in carbazole–quinoxaline–carbazole triads // Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. NW, Washington, DC : American Chemical Society. ISSN 1948-7185. 2018, vol. 9, iss. 5, p. 1172-1177. DOI: 1021/acs.jpclett.8b00136. [Scopus; MEDLINE; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 8,709; AIF: 4,852; IF/AIF: 1,794; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 8,37, SNIP: 1,595, SJR: 4,667 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 02P, 08T] [Input: 0,400]. 
  • Kukhta, N.A.Volyniuk, D.Grazulevicius, J.V.; Sini, G. Blue versus yellow emission in bipolar fluorenone derivatives: the impact of aggregation and hydrogen bonding // Journal of Materials Chemistry C. London : Royal Society of Chemistry. ISSN 2050-7526. eISSN 2050-7534. 2018, vol. 6, iss. 7, p. 1679-1692. DOI: 1039/c7tc05798a. [Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 5,976; AIF: 4,263; IF/AIF: 1,401; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 5,67, SNIP: 1,300, SJR: 1,917 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 08T] [Input: 0,625].
  • Grigalevičius, SauliusTavgenienė, DaivaKručaitė, GintarėGrinienė, Raimonda; Li, Wei-Cheng; Luo, Dian; Chang, Chih-Hao. 9,9′-bis(2,2-diphenylvinyl)[3,3′]bicarbazole as low cost efficient hole transporting material for application in red PhOLEDs // Dyes and Pigments. Oxford : Elsevier. ISSN 0143-7208. eISSN 1873-3743. 2018, Vol. 152, p. 100-104. DOI: 1016/j.dyepig.2018.01.040. [Academic Search Research & Development; Academic Search Complete; Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 3,767; AIF: 2,926; IF/AIF: 1,287; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 3,59, SNIP: 0,994, SJR: 0,819 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 03P] [Input: 0,574].
  • Pashazadeh, Ramin; Pander, Piotr; Bucinskas, Audrius; Skabara, Peter J.; Dias, Fernando B.; Grazulevicius, Juozas V. An iminodibenzyl–quinoxaline–iminodibenzyl scaffold as a mechanochromic and dual emitter: donor and bridge effects on optical properties // Chemical Communications. Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry. ISSN 1359-7345. eISSN 1364-548X. 2018, vol. 54, iss. 98, p. 13857-13860. DOI: 1039/C8CC06981F. [PubMed; Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 6,290; AIF: 5,561; IF/AIF: 1,131; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 6,03, SNIP: 1,127, SJR: 2,555 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 05T] [Input: 0,502].
  • Bendoraitiene, JoanaLekniute-Kyzike, EditaRutkaite, Ramune. Biodegradation of cross-linked and cationic starches // International journal of biological macromolecules. Amsterdam : Elsevier. ISSN 0141-8130. 2018, vol. 119, p. 345-351. DOI: 1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.07.155. [Academic Search Complete; PubMed; Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 3,909; AIF: 3,584; IF/AIF: 1,090; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 4,11, SNIP: 1,307, SJR: 0,917 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 05T] [Input: 1,000].
  • Grybauskaite-Kaminskiene, GintareVolyniuk, DmytroMimaite, ViktorijaBezvikonnyi, OleksandrBucinskas, AudriusBagdziunas, GintautasGrazulevicius, Juozas V. Aggregation enhanced emission and thermally activated delayed fluorescence of derivatives of 9‐phenyl‐9H‐carbazole: effects of methoxy and tert‐butyl substituents // Chemistry – A European Journal. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH. ISSN 0947-6539. 2018, vol. 24, iss. 38, p. 9581-9591. DOI: 1002/chem.201800822. [Scopus; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 5,160; AIF: 5,561; IF/AIF: 0,927; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 4,90, SNIP: 1,020, SJR: 2,265 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 05T] [Input: 1,000].
  • Daugėla, Povilas; Pranskūnas, Mindaugas; Juodžbalys, Gintaras; Liesienė, Jolanta; Baniukaitienė, Odeta; Afonso, Américo; de Sousa Gomes, Pedro. Novel cellulose/hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration: in vitro and in vivo study // Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons. ISSN 1932-6254. eISSN 1932-7005. 2018, Vol. 12, no. 5, p. 1195-1208. DOI: 1002/term.2651. [Scopus; MEDLINE; Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)] [IF: 4,089; AIF: 4,274; IF/AIF: 0,956; quartile: Q1 (2017, InCites JCR SCIE)] [CiteScore: 3,17, SNIP: 1,010, SJR: 0,880 (2017, Scopus JM)] [M.kr.: 08T, 07B] [Input: 0,284].
  • „9th International Conference on Molecular Electronics“, Paris, France, 17-20 December,  2018., dr. A. Bučinskas, dr. D. Volyniuk, O. Bezvykonnyi, prof. J.V. Gražulevičius. New High Triplet Energy 2,7-Dimethoxycarbazole-Based Materials for Blue Organic Light-Emitting Diodes.
  •  „9th International Conference on Molecular Electronics“, Paris, France, 17-20 December,  2018., dr. D. Gudeika, dr. D. Volyniuk, M. Rutkis, prof. J.V. Gražulevičius. Diphenylsulfones Meta-Substituted by Different Donor Moieties as TADF Emitters.
  • „3rd International Caparica Conference on Chromogenic and Emissive Materials / IC3EM 2018“, Caparica, Portugal, 3–6 September 2018., dr. R. Keruckiene, prof. J.V. Gražulevičius. Organic Benzophenone-Based Emitters.
  • „20th International Conference – School of Advanced Materials and Technologies“, Palanga, Lithuania, 27-31 August 2018., dr. R. Lygaitis, dr. D. Volyniuk. „Materials for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: Present Status and New Trends“.
  • „International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals 2018“, Busan, Korea, 1-6 July., J. V. Grazulevicius, G. Grybauskaite-Kaminskiene, T. Matulaitis, N. Kukhta, R. Pashazadeh, D. Volyniuk „Electroactive compounds containing donor and acceptor moieties for organic light emitting diodes“ .
  • „1st International conference of advanced nanoelectronics and organic light emitting diodes“, Aveiro, Portugal, 18-20 July 2018., J.V. Gražulevičius „Molecular Glasses  Containing Donor and Acceptor Moieties as Emitters and Hosts for Efficient Organic Light Emitting Diodes“.
  • „SPIE conference on organic photonics + electronics“, San Diego, JAV 18-23 August 2018. Grazulevicius J.V., Grybauskaite-Kaminskiene G., Matulaitis T., Kukhta N., Pashazadeh R., Skuodis E., Tomkeviciene A, Volyniuk D., Pander P., Dias F.B., Ivaniuk K., Stakhira P. „Derivatives of carbazole and acridan containing different acceptor moieties as delayed-fluorescence emitters“.
  • „Conference and Exhibition/ Printed Electronics 2018“, Berin, Germany,  11-12 April 2018., dr. Saulius Grigalevičius. Blue Aggregation-Induced Emission Materials for Non-Doped Organic Light-Emitting Diodes.
  • „Polymar 2018: 2nd conference for early stage researchers in polymer science through the Aegean Sea“, Athens, Greece, 8-12 October 2018. Bendoraitiene J. Biodegradation of starch derivatives.
  •  „Polymar 2018: 2nd conference for early stage researchers in polymer science through the Aegean Sea“, Athens, Greece, 8-12 October 2018. Rutkaite R. Modified polysaccharide derivatives for immobilization of antioxidant phenolic compounds.
  • Beijing International Trade Fair for Trade in Services “CIFTIS – Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services”, May 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018, Beijing, People’s Republic of China. Dr. P. P. Danilovas presented research and development work in Lithuania and innovations in the field of sustainable bioplastics and biocomposites. On May 30 International Conference “Open R&D in Lithuania – Scientific Solutions for China Industry” organized in cooperation with China Science and Technology Park (Zhongguancun Haidian), in wich meeting with 30 companies and presenting the latest R&D solutions, products and technologies offered by Lithuanian science. P. P. Danilovas gave a presentation “Sustainable Bioplastics and Biocomposites” at the conference. On June 1, P. P. Danilov presented innovations of food packaging and water disinfection developed by KTU to the University of China Agricultural University.
  • “Technorama 2018“, 26.04.2018, Kaunas. V. Navikaitė – Šnipaitienė, A. Druktienytė ir P. P.

Researchers enhancing the scientific qualification in foreign institutions

  • J.Ostrauskaitė. Investigation of Biopolymers and Biocomposites by Instrumental Methods at Centria University of Applied Science, Finland, 2018.07.29-2018.08.04
  • S. Kašėtaitė. Investigation of Polymerization Kinetics by Differential Scanning Calorimetry at Rovira i Virgili University, Spain, 05.05.2018-2018.05.10.

Representation at international and national level:

  • Habil. dr. J.V. Gražulevičius is an expert of LMT and LMA projects, a member of LMA and a member of the Board of the Lithuanian Association of Materials Researchers.
  • Dr. S. Grigalevičius is an expert of MITA, UEFISCDI (Romania) and Eureka program projects.
  • Dr. Jolita Ostrauskaitė is an expert of MITA program projects.
  • Dr. G. Buika is an expert of  LMT projects.
  • Dr.  R.Rutkaitė is an expert of MITA, M-ERA.NET program,  expert-assessor of Horizon 2020 program ((MSCA Innovative training Networks (ITN), MSCA Individual Fellowships (IF)), MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE), NMBP-ST-IND-2018-2020, Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) and  reviewer of Horizontas 2020 program MSCA Innovative training Networks (ITN) and Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) projects.
  • Dr. J. Bendoraitienė is an expert of LVPA.
  • Dr. R. Lygaitis is an expert of MITA program project and member of Lithuanian Association of Materials Researchers and  Lithuanian Society of Chemist.
  • Dr. P. P. Danilovas is an expert of MITA and LVPA.
  • Dr. D. Gudeika is a member of LMA Young Academy.

Awards:

  • Saulius Grigalevičius won the Award of Lithuania’s Kazimieras Baršauskas (Electronics and Electrical Engineering) for his scientific work “Application of New Structure Semiconductors in Organic Light Emitting Diodes“.
  • Rasa Keruckienė won the 2018 LMA Young Scientists and Doctoral Students Award for Best Scientific Work in Chemistry.
  • Gintarės Kručaitės dissertation “Electroactive Substituted Carbazolyl and Fluorenyl Groups Containing Derivatives for Organic Light Emitting Diodes” was among the 10 winners of the “Best Dissertation 2017” competition. Scientific supervisor: prof. dr. Saulius Grigalevičius. Gintare, together with nine other authors of the best dissertations of 2017, was awarded by President Dalia Grybauskaitė.
  • R.Lygaitis is a member of the Management Comittee of COST activity CA15128 “Molecular Spintronics (MOLSPIN)“ (period 11.04.2016 – 10.04.2020).
  • dr. J. V. Gražulevičius is a member of the Management Comittee of COST activity CA15128 “Stable Next-Generation Photovoltaics: Unravelling Degradation Mechanisms of Organic Solar Cells by Complementary Characterization Techniques“ (period 20.03.2014 – 19.03.2018).
  • Ramunė Rutkaitė and dr. Joana Bendoraitienė  is a members of the Management Comittee of COST activity ES1403 “New and Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Wastewater Reuse“ (period 07.11.2014 – 06.11.2018).
  • Ramunė Rutkaitė and dr. Paulius Pavelas Danilovas  is a members of the Management Committee of COST Activity FP1405 “Active and Intelligent Fibre-Based Packaging – Innovation and Market Introduction“. (Period 20.03.2015 – 19.03.2019).
  • Dr. Paulius Pavelas Danilovas is a member of the Management Committee of COST activity CA16110 “Control of Human Pathogenic Microorganisms in Plant Production Systems (HUPLANTcontrol)“. (Period 06.03.2017 – 05.03.2021).
  • Dr. Ramunė Rutkaitė was a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference “Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society“ (XENOWAC II) (10-12 october 2018., Limassol, Cyprus).
  • Dr. R. Lygaitis is a member of German Physical Society.
  • Ramunė Rutkaitė is a member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and IAENG Society of chemical Engineering.

In 2018 the dissertation was defended:

  • T. Matulaitis, “Studies of synthesis and properties of bipolar compounds for organic optoelectronic devices“, supervisor prof. habil. dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • A. Palavenienė, “Characterisation and application of cuttlebone for development of biomedical and pharmaceutical composition“, supervisor prof. dr. J. Liesienė.
  • R. Butkutė, “Synthesis of blue fluorescence phenanthroimidazole derivatives and investigation of properties and polymerization kinetics“, supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Lygaitis.
  • D. Simanavičiūtė, “Immobilization of phenolic acids and natural extracts in cationic polysacharides“, supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Rutkaitė.
  • S. Kašėtaitė, “Biodegradable photocross-linked polymers and polymer composites of glycerol diglycidyl ether“, vadovas prof. dr. J. Ostrauskaitė.

The following doctoral dissertations are being prepared:

  • R. Pashazadeh, “Synthesis and studies of multifunctional materials based on quinoxaline or pyridopyrazine as acceptor moieties“, scientific consultant: habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • X. Tan, „Structure-properties relationships of donor-acceptor organic emitters“, scientific consultant habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • E. Skuodis, „Synthesis and properties of bipolar emitters containing cyano groups“, supervisor: dr. A. Tomkevičienė.
  • Y. Danyliv, “Synthesis and investigation of properties of donor-acceptor materials exhibiting aggregation-induced emission enhancement“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • S. Nasiri, “Development and investigation of organic light emitting diodes based on thermally activated delayed fluorescence“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • U. Tsiko, “Synthesis and properties of organic semiconductors containing donor and acceptor moieties“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • G. Sych, “Synthesis and properties of cross-linkable organic semiconductors “, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • I. Hladka, “Synthesis and properties of bipolar organic semiconductors“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius
  • B. R. Sebastine, “Development and testing of organic electromotive substances for organic light emitting diodes“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • D. Ranush, “Materials and devices of organic electronics“, supervisor habil dr. J.V. Gražulevičius
  • M. Naveen, “Development of white electroluminescent devices utilizing strategy of allocation of singlet and triplet excitons in organic systems“, supervisor dr. D. Gudeika
  • G. Grybauskaitė-Kaminskienė, “Synthesis, studies and application in OLED‘s of new carbazole derivatives, containing 10H-phenothiazine, triphenylsilane, sulphonyl-4-methylbenzene and benzonitrile“, supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Bučinskas.
  • O. Bezvikonnyi, „Development and characterizacion of new structures of organic light emitting diodes“, supervisor J.V. Gražulevičius.
  • M. Lebedevaitė, “Synthesis/production and investigation of properties of polymers and/or polymer composites from renewable raw materials“ supervisor prof. dr J. Ostrauskaitė.
  • K. Almonaitytė, “Biopolymer sorbents preparation for the removal of microcontaminants from water“, vadovė J. Bendoraitienė.
  • D. Liudvinavičiūtė, “Immobilization of bioactive compounds on native and modified polysaccharides“, supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Rutkaitė.
  • S. Sriubaitė, “Structure investigation and engineering of man-made cellulose fibre reinforced composites for lightweight applications (SIROCO)“, vadovas dr. M. Bulota.
 

Staff

Professors

Name Adress E-mail
Juozas Vidas Gražulevičius Radvilėnų st. 19 A-214 juozas.grazulevicius@ktu.lt
Saulius Grigalevičius Radvilėnų st. 19 A-215 saulius.grigalevicius@ktu.lt
Jolita Ostrauskaitė Radvilėnų st. 19 A-215 jolita.ostrauskaite@ktu.lt
Virgilijus Valeika Radvilėnų st. 19 A-224 virgilijus.valeika@ktu.lt

Associate Professors

Name Adress E-mail
Joana Bendoraitienė Radvilėnų st. 19 A-207 joana.bendoraitiene@ktu.lt
Audrius Bučinskas K. Baršausko st. 59, kab. A545 audrius.bucinskas@ktu.lt
Ramūnas Lygaitis Radvilėnų st. 19 A-206 ramunas.lygaitis@ktu.lt
Ramunė Rutkaitė Radvilėnų st. 19 A-201 ramune.rutkaite@ktu.lt

Lecturers

Name Adress E-mail
Odeta Baniukaitienė Radvilėnų st. 19 A–213 odeta.baniukaitiene@ktu.lt
Deimantė Simanavičiūtė Radvilėnų st. 19 A–223 deimante.simanaviciute@ktu.lt
Vesta Navikaitė-Šnipaitienė Radvilėnų st. 19 A–208A vesta.navikaite@ktu.lt
Daiva Tavgenienė Radvilėnų st. 19 A–210 daiva.tavgeniene@ktu.lt
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