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The Presidium of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences is headed by:

President

Prof. JŪRAS BANYS
President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Professor JŪRAS BANYS

Doctor habilis (Physical Sciences), professor, academician at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Born on 30 December 1962 in Vilnius. In 1980, he finished Secondary School No 9 in Vilnius and in 1985 graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University. In 1990, he finished postgraduate studies at Vilnius University and defended his doctoral thesis; in 2000, he defended his doctor habilis dissertation.
In 2000, he became an associate professor and in 2003 a professor at Vilnius University.
From 1989 to 1990 he worked at the University of Oxford (UK) with a grant from Georges Soros Foundation.
Having received Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Scholarship, from 1993 to 1995 Banys worked at the University of Leipzig, Germany.
In 2000, he was awarded the Povilas Brazdžiūnas Prize of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.
In 2002, Banys was awarded the Lithuanian Science Prize.
In 2011, Jūras Banys was elected full member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

Work Experience

1990–1996 Researcher at the Radiophysics Department of the Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University
1996–2003 Senior Research fellow at the Radiophysics Department
2003–2007 Chief Researcher
2003–2018 Professor at the Radiophysics Department, Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University
2003–2007 Dean of the Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University
2007–2012 Vice-Rector for Research, Vilnius University
2008–2018 Chair of the Radiophysics Department, Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University
2012–2015 Acting Rector of Vilnius University
2016–2018 Chair of the Committee of Natural and Technical Sciences, Research Council of Lithuania
2018 President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (elected 24 October 2017) 

Main research areas:

Lattice dynamics, ferroelectricity, structural phase transitions, dipolar glasses, relaxors, dielectric spectroscopy, multiferroics, composites, EPR

Membership in organisations:

Foreign member, Latvian Academy of Sciences
Corresponding member, Saxon Academy of Sciences, Germany
Member of the Board, Lithuanian Physical Society
Member of the Editorial Board, Lithuanian Journal of Physics
European Conference on Applications of Polar Dielectrics, member of the International Advisory Board
European Committee on Ferroelectricity
International Committee of Electroceramics, member
Ferroelectrics Standing Committee of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society, member
AMPERE Society Committee
Honorary Degree of Uzhhorod National University

 

 
Scientific divisions

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Chair Prof. DOMAS KAUNAS

  • assesses the state and prospects for the humanities and social sciences
  • promotes ideas of harmonious development of Lithuanian studies, nationality and statehood
  • fosters the traditions and heritage of humanistic culture
  • upholds the values of law, justice and civic responsibility
  • determines priorities in Lithuania’s economic and social progress
  • provides expertise in developing tasks, projects, and strategies for the humanities
  • examines their state and exchanges with other cultures.

Division of Mathematical, Physical, and Chemical Sciences

Chair Prof. LEONAS VALKŪNAS

This division undertakes and performs the following tasks: 

  • jointly with other national and foreign research and educational institutions, deals with the problems of probability theory, mathematical logic, semiconductor and laser physics, theoretical physics and astronomy, electrochemistry and chemical technology
  • maintains relations with business partners and specialists in other scientific areas
  • formulates research guidelines for exact sciences
  • presents proposals and takes an active part in solving the problems of the national knowledge-based economy.

Division of Biological, Medical, and Geosciences

Chair Prof. VAIDUTIS KUČINSKAS

Representing major branches of biological, biomedical, and geological sciences, members of this division

  • provide expertise
  • bring scientists together for closer cooperation
  • hold young scientists’ conferences in respective areas
  • share their knowledge with secondary school teachers at annual conferences
  • organize national and international scientific events jointly with public, science, and educational institutions.

Division of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences

Chair Prof. ZENONAS DABKEVIČIUS

In 1991, an independent Section of Agricultural Sciences was established within the Division of Biology, Medicine and Agriculture, and in 1995 it was reorganized into the Division of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences. It activities are conducted through five sections and four commissions.

Division of Technical Sciences

Chair Prof. GINTAUTAS ŽINTELIS

Representing various branches of technological sciences, the members of this division

  • carry out, analyze and assess research programmes and results in electronics, power engineering, computer science,  mechanics, materials science and construction
  • display their expertise in assessing the scientific research, projects, studies, innovations, competitive scientific developments and applications assigned and commissioned by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, the ministries, the Research Council of Lithuania and other institutions,
  • provide consultations and make proposals
  • take an active part in devising high-tech strategies and projects
  • expand cooperation between scientific, educational and business institutions
  • stimulate the interest of young scientists in research
  • solve urgent issues of science and industry.

 
Members of the Academy

FULL MEMBERS OF THE LITHUANIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

  1. Antanas Andrijauskas
  2. Juozas Augutis
  3. Vilijandas Bagdonavičius
  4. Jūras Banys
  5. Vytautas Basys
  6. Vidmantas Bižokas
  7. Grasilda Blažienė
  8. Vilmantė Borutaitė
  9. Vincas Būda
  10. Vladas Algirdas Bumelis
  11. Eugenijus Butkus
  12. Zenonas Dabkevičius
  13. Darius Danusevičius
  14. Viktorija Daujotytė-Pakerienė
  15. Rūta Dubakienė
  16. Pavelas Duchovskis
  17. Gintautas Dzemyda
  18. Raimondas Čiegis
  19. Algimantas Fedaravičius
  20. Juozas Vidas Gražulevičius
  21. Feliksas Ivanauskas
  22. Rimantas Jankauskas
  23. Rūta Janonienė
  24. Eugenijus Jovaiša
  25. Rimantas Kačianauskas
  26. Artūras Kaklauskas
  27. Gintaris Kaklauskas
  28. Algirdas Kaliatka
  29. Vytautas Kaminskas
  30. Aivaras Kareiva
  31. Domas Kaunas
  32. Kęstutis Kilkus
  33. Saulius Klimašauskas
  34. Arūnas Krotkus
  35. Vaidutis Kučinskas
  36. Zita Aušrelė Kučinskienė
  37. Juozas Kulys
  38. Genadijus Kulvietis
  39. Limas Kupčinskas
  40. Giedrius Antanas Kuprevičius
  41. Aleksandras Laucevičius
  42. Valdas Stanislovas Laurinavičius
  43. Antanas Laurinčikas
  44. Romas Lazutka
  45. Remigijus Leipus
  46. Ričardas Makuška
  47. Albertas Malinauskas
  48. Eugenijus Manstavičius
  49. Audrius Sigitas Maruška
  50. Arvydas Virgilijus Matulionis
  51. Jonas Mažeika
  52. Liudas Mažeika
  53. Valentinas Mikelėnas
  54. Robert Mokrik
  55. Gediminas Motuza Matuzevičius
  56. Algirdas Juozas Motuzas
  57. Jonas Remigijus Naujalis
  58. Evaldas Nekrašas
  59. Vytautas Nekrošius
  60. Gediminas Niaura
  61. Eugenijus Norkus
  62. Zenonas Norkus
  63. Sergej Olenin
  64. Vytautas Ostaševičius
  65. Rolandas Palekas
  66. Vygantas Paulauskas
  67. Rimvydas Petrauskas
  68. Konstantinas Pileckas
  69. Alfas Pliūra
  70. Povilas Poškas
  71. Arvydas Povilaitis
  72. Minvydas Kazys Ragulskis
  73. Rimantas Ramanauskas
  74. Arūnas Ramanavičius
  75. Daiva Rastenytė
  76. Valdemaras Razumas
  77. Vytautas Ruzgas
  78. Kęstutis Sasnauskas
  79. Antanas Sederevičius
  80. Jūratė Sprindytė
  81. Vidmantas Stanys
  82. Kęstutis Strupas
  83. Bonifacas Stundžia
  84. Raimundas Šiaučiūnas
  85. Virginijus Šikšnys
  86. Marijus Arvydas Šliogeris
  87. Gintautas Tamulaitis 
  88. Sigitas Tamulevičius
  89. Eugenijus Ušpuras
  90. Gediminas Valkiūnas
  91. Leonas Valkūnas
  92. Gintaras Valušis
  93. Česlovas Venclovas
  94. Pranas Viškelis
  95. Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas
  96. Mečislovas Žalakevičius
  97. Remigijus Žaliūnas
  98. Antanas Žilinskas
  99. Henrikas Žilinskas
  100. Artūras Žukauskas
  101. Vladas Žulkus 

EMERITUS MEMBERS OF THE LITHUANIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

  1. Ramutis Bansevičius
  2. Jurgis Brėdikis
  3. Antanas Buračas
  4. Mykolas Daunys
  5. Vincentas Dienys
  6. Danielius Eidukas
  7. Algirdas Gaižutis
  8. Jonas Grigas
  9. Romualdas Grigas
  10. Algimantas Grigelis
  11. Edvardas Gudavičius
  12. Eugenijus Arvydas Janulaitis
  13. Česlovas Jukna
  14. Benediktas Juodka
  15. Vytautas Juodkazis
  16. Gytis Juška
  17. Leonardas Kairiūkštis
  18. Sofija Kanopkaitė
  19. Romualdas Karazija
  20. Stasys Karazija
  21. Rymantas Jonas Kažys
  22. Zigmuntas Kiaupa
  23. Albinas Kusta
  24. Pranas Kūris
  25. Mykolas Lasinskas
  26. Vytautas Martinkus
  27. Jonas Mockus
  28. Algis Petras Piskarskas
  29. Antanas Praškevičius
  30. Kazimieras Ragulskis
  31. Algirdas Jonas Raila
  32. Vytautas Petras Rančelis
  33. Pranas Sadauskas
  34. Mifodijus Sapagovas
  35. Leonardas Sauka
  36. Vytautas Jonas Sirvydis
  37. Vytautas Konstantinas Sirvydis
  38. Algirdas Skirkevičius
  39. Algirdas Sliesaravičius
  40. Algirdas Petras Stabinis
  41. Jurgis Kazimieras Staniškis
  42. Vytautas Pranciškus Straižys
  43. Donatas Surgailis
  44. Vytas Antanas Tamošiūnas
  45. Adolfas Laimutis Telksnys
  46. Giedrius Uždavinys
  47. Juozas Vidmantis Vaitkus
  48. Algirdas Vaclovas Valiulis
  49. Veronika Vasiliauskienė
  50. Jurgis Vilemas
  51. Gintautas Žintelis

FOREIGN MEMBERS OF THE LITHUANIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

  1. Hojjat Adeli
  2. Žores Alferov
  3. Aleksandr Alimov
  4. Makoto Asashima
  5. Algirdas Avižienis
  6. Petras Avižonis
  7. Aleksej Bogdanov
  8. David Bridges
  9. Andrew Bush
  10. Pietro Umberto Dini
  11. Winfried Drochner
  12. Robert Neil Jones
  13. Sven Ekdahl
  14. Hans Jürgen Voigt
  15. Hans Forsberg
  16. Charlotte Froese Fischer
  17. Michael Fullen
  18. Rivner Ganiev
  19. Friedrich Gőtze
  20. Jurij Gleba
  21. Jan Harff
  22. Sergej Inge-Večtomov
  23. Stephen E. Halford
  24. Rienk van Grondelle
  25. Heinz Jeroch
  26. Jan Jurkiewicz
  27. Thomas Jüstel
  28. Romualdas Kašuba
  29. Zdisław Kawecki
  30. Victor Klemas
  31. Emilijus Knystautas
  32. Ivan Karl-Eric Magnusson
  33. Peter Malfertheiner
  34. Algis Mickūnas
  35. Guido Michelini
  36. Zenon Mróz
  37. Sten Nilsson
  38. Panos M. Pardalos
  39. Philippos C. Patsalis
  40. Dmitrij Pavlov
  41. Hans Hartmut Peter
  42. André Preumont
  43. Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao
  44. Baiba Rivža
  45. Miguel A. F. Sanjuan
  46. Eva Maria Severinson
  47. Karl Skirnisson
  48. Kenway Montgomery Smith
  49. Viktoras Algirdas Sniečkus
  50. Jan Erik Solheim
  51. Ojārs Spārītis
  52. Jānis Stradiņš
  53. Voldemārs Strīķis
  54. Roland Sune Svanberg
  55. William Riegel Schmalstieg
  56. Michael Shur
  57. Rimas Vaičaitis
  58. Rimvydas Vasaitis
  59. Dieter Werner
  60. Richard Villems
  61. Romualdas Viskanta
  62. Antonino Zichichi