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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. Vitalijus Janickis
  23. Rimantas Jankauskas
  24. Rūta Janonienė
  25. Eugenijus Jovaiša
  26. Rimantas Kačianauskas
  27. Artūras Kaklauskas
  28. Gintaris Kaklauskas
  29. Algirdas Kaliatka
  30. Vytautas Kaminskas
  31. Aivaras Kareiva
  32. Domas Kaunas
  33. Kęstutis Kilkus
  34. Saulius Klimašauskas
  35. Arūnas Krotkus
  36. Vaidutis Kučinskas
  37. Zita Aušrelė Kučinskienė
  38. Juozas Kulys
  39. Genadijus Kulvietis
  40. Limas Kupčinskas
  41. Giedrius Antanas Kuprevičius
  42. Aleksandras Laucevičius
  43. Valdas Stanislovas Laurinavičius
  44. Antanas Laurinčikas
  45. Romas Lazutka
  46. Remigijus Leipus
  47. Ričardas Makuška
  48. Albertas Malinauskas
  49. Eugenijus Manstavičius
  50. Vytautas Martinkus
  51. Audrius Sigitas Maruška
  52. Arvydas Virgilijus Matulionis
  53. Jonas Mažeika
  54. Liudas Mažeika
  55. Valentinas Mikelėnas
  56. Robert Mokrik
  57. Gediminas Motuza Matuzevičius
  58. Algirdas Juozas Motuzas
  59. Jonas Remigijus Naujalis
  60. Evaldas Nekrašas
  61. Vytautas Nekrošius
  62. Gediminas Niaura
  63. Eugenijus Norkus
  64. Zenonas Norkus
  65. Sergej Olenin
  66. Vytautas Ostaševičius
  67. Rolandas Palekas
  68. Vygantas Paulauskas
  69. Rimvydas Petrauskas
  70. Konstantinas Pileckas
  71. Alfas Pliūra
  72. Povilas Poškas
  73. Arvydas Povilaitis
  74. Minvydas Kazys Ragulskis
  75. Rimantas Ramanauskas
  76. Arūnas Ramanavičius
  77. Daiva Rastenytė
  78. Valdemaras Razumas
  79. Vytautas Ruzgas
  80. Kęstutis Sasnauskas
  81. Antanas Sederevičius
  82. Jūratė Sprindytė
  83. Vidmantas Stanys
  84. Kęstutis Strupas
  85. Bonifacas Stundžia
  86. Donatas Surgailis
  87. Raimundas Šiaučiūnas
  88. Virginijus Šikšnys
  89. Marijus Arvydas Šliogeris
  90. Gintautas Tamulaitis 
  91. Sigitas Tamulevičius
  92. Eugenijus Ušpuras
  93. Gediminas Valkiūnas
  94. Leonas Valkūnas
  95. Gintaras Valušis
  96. Česlovas Venclovas
  97. Pranas Viškelis
  98. Povilas Zakarevičius
  99. Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas
  100. Mečislovas Žalakevičius
  101. Remigijus Žaliūnas
  102. Antanas Žilinskas
  103. Henrikas Žilinskas
  104. Gintautas Žintelis
  105. Artūras Žukauskas
  106. 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. Jonas Mockus
  27. Algis Petras Piskarskas
  28. Antanas Praškevičius
  29. Kazimieras Ragulskis
  30. Algirdas Jonas Raila
  31. Vytautas Petras Rančelis
  32. Pranas Sadauskas
  33. Mifodijus Sapagovas
  34. Leonardas Sauka
  35. Vytautas Jonas Sirvydis
  36. Vytautas Konstantinas Sirvydis
  37. Algirdas Skirkevičius
  38. Algirdas Sliesaravičius
  39. Algirdas Petras Stabinis (fizika, 2011)
  40. Jurgis Kazimieras Staniškis
  41. Vytautas Pranciškus Straižys
  42. Algirdas Šileika
  43. Vytas Antanas Tamošiūnas
  44. Adolfas Laimutis Telksnys
  45. Antanas Tyla
  46. Giedrius Uždavinys
  47. Juozas Vidmantis Vaitkus
  48. Algirdas Vaclovas Valiulis
  49. Veronika Vasiliauskienė
  50. Jurgis Vilemas

FOREIGN MEMBERS OF THE LITHUANIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

  1. Hojatas Adeli (Hojjat Adeli)
  2. Žoresas Alfiorovas (Žores Alferov)
  3. Aleksandras Alimovas (Aleksandr Alimov)
  4. Makoto Asašima (Makoto Asashima)
  5. Algirdas Avižienis
  6. Petras Avižonis
  7. Aleksejus Bogdanovas (Aleksej Bogdanov)
  8. Deividas Bridžesas (David Bridges)
  9. A. G. Deivisas Filipas (A. G. Davis Philip)
  10. Endriu Bušas (Andrew Bush)
  11. Pietras Umbertas Dinis (Pietro Umberto Dini)
  12. Vinfrydas Drochneris (Winfried Drochner)
  13. Robertas Nilas Džounsas (Robert Neil Jones)
  14. Svenas Ekdalis (Sven Ekdahl)
  15. Hansas Jurgenas Foitas (Hans Jürgen Voigt)
  16. Hansas Forsbergas (Hans Forsberg)
  17. Šarlotė Friozė Fišer (Charlotte Froese Fischer)
  18. Maiklas Fulenas (Michael Fullen)
  19. Rivneras Ganijevas (Rivner Ganiev)
  20. Frydrichas Gėcė (Friedrich Gőtze)
  21. Jurijus Gleba (Jurij Gleba)
  22. Janas Harfas (Jan Harff)
  23. Sergejus Inge-Večtomovas (Sergej Inge-Večtomov)
  24. Stivenas Helfordas (Stephen E. Halford)
  25. Rynkas van Hrondelė (Rienk van Grondelle)
  26. Haincas Jerochas (Heinz Jeroch)
  27. Janas Jurkevičius (Jan Jurkiewicz)
  28. Tomas Justelis (Thomas Jüstel)
  29. Romualdas Kašuba
  30. Zdislavas Kaveckis (Zdisław Kawecki)
  31. Vytautas (Victor) Klemas
  32. Emilijus Knystautas
  33. Ivanas Karlas Erikas Magnusonas (Ivan Karl-Eric Magnusson)
  34. Pėteris Malfertaineris (Peter Malfertheiner)
  35. Algis Mickūnas
  36. Gvidas Mikelinis (Guido Michelini)
  37. Zenonas Mruzas (Zenon Mróz)
  38. Stenas Nilsonas (Sten Nilsson)
  39. Panas M. Pardalas (Panos M. Pardalos)
  40. Filipas Patsalis (Philippos C. Patsalis)
  41. Dmitrijus Pavlovas (Dmitrij Pavlov)
  42. Hansas Hartmutas Pėteris (Hans Hartmut Peter)
  43. Andrė Priumo (André Preumont)
  44. Kaliampudis Radhakrišna Rao (Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao)
  45. Baiba Rivža
  46. Migelis Sanchuanas (Miguel A. F. Sanjuan)
  47. Eva Marija Severinson (Eva Maria Severinson)
  48. Karlas Skirnisonas (Karl Skirnisson)
  49. Kenvėjus Montgomeris Smitas (Kenway Montgomery Smith)
  50. Viktoras Algirdas Sniečkus
  51. Janas Erikas Solheimas (Jan Erik Solheim)
  52. Ojaras Sparytis (Ojārs Spārītis)
  53. Janis Stradinis (Jānis Stradiņš)
  54. Voldemaras Strykis (Voldemārs Strīķis)
  55. Rolandas Sune Svanbergas (Roland Sune Svanberg)
  56. Viljamas Rygelis Šmolstygas (William Riegel Schmalstieg)
  57. Michailas Šuras (Michael Shur)
  58. Rimas Vaičaitis
  59. Rimvydas Vasaitis
  60. Dyteris Verneris (Dieter Werner)
  61. Richardas Vilemsas (Richard Villems)
  62. Romualdas Viskanta
  63. Antoninas Zikikis (Antonino Zichichi)