Key Research Goals

  • To achieve internationally acknowledged and science-based study and research quality
  • To meet needs of society and needs of country’s industry
  • To develop new advanced technologies and to accelerate implementation of innovations
  • To develop new materials for high-technologies
  • To achieve sustainable growth and cohesive socio-cultural development

Experience in projects

  • EUREKA
  • EU Framework Programme 7
  • EU Framework Programme 6
  • French-Lithuanian Programme of Integrated Activities “Gilibert”
  • COST
  • ERASMUS+

 

Science directions map of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

 
 
 
 

  • Our researchers continuously participate in national and international scientific projects and events
  • Our researchers publish research results in journal articles, national and international conference proceedings, and books
  • Our researchers leaders coordinate scientific groups and attract young scientists or talented students
  • Our researchers earn additional funds from outside (Industry/SME projects, Open Access Services)
  • On average 3 PhD students defend their theses every year
  • We keep teaching and scientific infrastructure up to date

R & D & I Areas

  • Mathematical research of nonlinear systems
  • Financial modelling
  • Application of matrix analysis in investigation of dynamical systems and cardiology
  • Using operator method to investigate dynamical systems
  • Fragmentation and research of numerical sequences
  • Analysis of identification and cryptographic methods
  • Theoretical modelling of quantum systems and phenomena
  • Physical technology for hydrogen-derived energy
  • Synthesis and investigation of building blocks for nanodevices
  • Lateral molecular force microscopy
  • Modelling of mass transfer processes in nanostructural exhaust gas catalysts in automobiles
  • Active gas plasma interaction with surfaces of solids
  • Bio-adaptive film modification using silver nanoparticles
 
  • Mathematical modelling of heterogeneous processes on surfaces of multi-component solids
  • Modelling of silicon etching processes
  • Materials’ research using acoustic waves
 
  • Multivariate data analysis using projection technique
  • Radiation interaction with matter and individuals
  • Applied optics, photonics, modern optics, optoelectronic phenomena
  • Development of new SPM methods and next generation nanoscale imaging probes and instrumentation
  • Bionanotechnology and subcellular imaging
 

National R&D Projects

Project 
Funding program

Establishment of Analysis, Modeling and Risk Management Competency Center (i.MAMC). Project Coordinator - doc. dr. Živilė Rutkūnienė.

European Union Structural Funds, No. 10.1.1 ESFA-V-912, 2016–2019

Algebraic Methods and Algorithms for Time Series Analysis. Project leader - prof.habil. dr. Minvydas Ragulskis. Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-15116, 2015-2018

Creating and testing of new algorithm for innovative information system of intermodal terminal loading management. Project leader - Prof. dr. Robertas Alzbutas.

Innovations in SME’s – innovation vouchers, 2014-2015

Development and Implementation of Quality Control Measurements in Digital Radiography. Project leader - prof. dr. Diana Adlienė. Innovations in SME’s – innovation vouchers, 2014

Mass Transport Processes in Stainless Steel and Cobalt - Chrome Alloys during Plasma Nitriding. Project leader - prof. habil. dr. Arvaidas Galdikas. 

Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-030/2013, 2013 - 2015

Formation of the Proton Conducting Fuel Cells and their Components.  Project leader - prof. dr. Giedrius Laukaitis.

Research Council of Lithuania, VP1-3.-1-ŠMM-07-K-02-064, 2012-2015

Development of Ferroelectric Thin Films Technologies for the New Generation Memory Application”s. Project leader - assoc.prof.dr. Aleksandras Iljinas.

Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-069/2013, 2013-2015

Dynamic Visual Cryptography for the Assessment of Human Visual System. Project leader - prof.habil. dr. Minvydas Ragulskis. Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-100/2012, 2012–2014
Creation and Verification of Innovative Optical Components in Bio Adaptive Modified Polymers. Project leader - assoc.prof.dr. Judita Puišo.  Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-058/2011, 2011–2012
H-rank for Nonlinear System Analysis - Concept and Application. Project leader - prof.habil.dr. Minvydas Ragulskis. Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-041/2011. 2011–2012
Clinical and Physical Aspects of Head and Neck Brachytherapy.  Project leader - prof. dr. Diana Adlienė. Research Council of Lithuania, MIP 082/2011, 2011-2012
Research on Carbon Nano-Derivatives Synthesized from Non-Saturated Hydrocarbon Plasma. Project leader - prof.habil.dr. Alfonsas Grigonis. Research Council of Lithuania, MIP-59/2010, 2010–2011

Hydrogen Extraction from Water Vapour Plasma by Molecular Implantation. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. dr. Giedrius Laukaitis.

National Research Programme "Future Energy", ATE-10008, 2010-2011

International R&D Projects

Project
Funding program
Partneriai
Smart Wearable Sport and Health Solutions. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. dr. Robertas Alzbutas. EUREKA ITEA 2, 13034 CareWare, 2015-2017 France (coordinator), in total 20 partners

Joint Innovative Training and Teaching/learning Program in Enhancing Development and Transfer Knowledge of Application of Ionizing Radiation in Materials Processing. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. dr. Diana Adlienė.

Erasmus+ KA2 mobility action, 2014-2017

Poland (coordinator), Italy, Romania, Hungary, France, Turkey

Towards an Oxide-Based Electronics. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. dr. Liutauras Marcinauskas.

COST Action MP1308, 2014-2018

Italy (coordinator), in total 28 partners

Validating and Integrating Downscaling Methods for Climate Change Research. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. dr. Robertas Alzbutas. COST Action ES1102, 2014-2015 Germany (coordinator), in total 25 partners

Applications of Atomic Force Microscopy to NanoMedicine and Life Sciences. Responsible project leader in KTU - prof. habil. dr. Valentinas Snitka.

COST Action TD1002, 2011-2014

France (coordinator), in total 24 partners
Nanosustain. Project leader - prof. habil. dr. Valentinas Snitka EU Framework 7 Programme, 2010-2013  
Nanomat. Project leader - prof. habil. dr. Valentinas Snitka EU Framework 7 Programme, 2010-2013  
Modelling of the Oxygen Mobility in Perovskite Catalysts French – Lithuanian Programme of Integrated Activities “Gilibert”, 2011-2012  
A Guardian Angel for the Extended Home Environment EUREKA ITEA 2, 08018 Guarantee, 2009 - 2012  
Processes of Nitrogen Atom Mobility in Stainless Steel during Plasma Nitriding: Experimental Considerations and Mathematical Modelling French – Lithuanian Programme of Integrated Activities “Gilibert”, 2009-2010  

Mathematics for industry network (MI-NET)

COST TD 1409, 2017–2019 UK (coordinator), in total 59 partners
Open Mulstiscale Systems Medicine COST CA15120, 2015–2020 Netherlands (coordinator), in total 32 partners

Technological Solutions for Business

Mathematical modelling of financial markets

Modelling of stochastic systems by Markov processes

Applied analysis of nonlinear dynamical systems

Development of innovative techniques for nonlinear dynamical systems

Development of visual cryptography techniques based on fractal gratings and chaotic oscillations

Investigation of the influence of magnetic field to the health and well-being of humans and animals

Mathematical modelling of technical, information and medical systems

Research of cryptographic systems

Creation, realization and implementation of cryptographic algorithms

Reliability theory application

Risk and uncertainty analysis

Modelling of extreme phenomena and events

Analysis of failures, errors or longevity data

Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of modelling results

Development of smart tools for information integration

Development and application of statistical data analysis models

Application of data mining methods in various areas

Development models  for statistical  data visualisation

 

Investigation of dry/liquid sample using Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)

Investigation of surface morphology

Investigation of surface roughness

Investigation of optical properties in liquid and on transparent/not transparent substrate

Observation of reaction in real time

 

Analysis of parameters used in x-ray diagnostics

Diagnostic x-ray radiation parameter optimisation, decreasing patient irradiation

Preparation of methodology in patient irradiation lowering in digital x-ray diagnostics

Holographic optical measurements

Technical applications of sensors and fiber optics, assessment of their technical properties; applications of sensors, fiber optics and interferometers in measurement equipment

Assessment of materials' optical properties

Analysis of mechanical, structural and other properties of materials, material formations and components

Nanocomposite film forming and property investigation, forming transparent and electrically conductive thin films, thin film forming technologies and property  investigation (protective - hard coatings, transparent electrodes, ion conduction layers, ferromagnetic coatings, film deposition by evaporation in vacuum, magnetron deposition, evaporation by electronic beam, reactive deposition), modification of thin film properties by laser irradiance and thermal heating methods

Forming materials with needed properties for applications in hydrogen power engineering by synthesizing material coatings

Application of Raman spectroscopy methods for assessment of structural properties of materials

Applications of plasmochemical technologies: etching of elementary and complex semiconductors, dielectrics and conductors in active gas plasma

Applications of plasmochemical technologies: selective etching, etching anisotropy, surface layer's elemental structure change, inhibitor formation and use, hidden layer formation

Applications of plasmochemical technologies: amorphous carbon and diamond-like carbon films', nanostructures' and hidden layers' forming and investigation

Creation of acoustic measuring methods for materials' physical properties, consulting

Creation of acoustic streams' measurement methods, consulting

Measurement of materials' properties by applying linear and nonlinear ultrasound waves in solid bodies, modelling of measurements; consulting

Mathematical modelling of technological processes

Construction of phenomenological model, describing processes on surface layers during reactive ion etching, thin film deposition, catalysis reactions,  etc.

 

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences offers companies a wide range of technological solutions and services, and invites companies to collaborate in various projects.

These solutions can be ordered via Open Access Centre

For more information, please contact Robertas Alzbutas via robertas.alzbutas@ktu.lt +370 61473265

 

Courses

Training Courses for Individuals Responsible for Radiation Safety

Program participants are introduced to the radiation protection international and national legal framework, modern physical methods and technological equipment, which is used for safeguarding radiation safety and security in the institution; learn how to make the necessary measurements and monitoring which help to implement optimization of radiation protection; learn how to deal and solve problems related to radiation safety.

The study subjects during the course:

 

Basics of Nuclear Physics 24

Radiation Sources and their Applications 18

Interaction of Radiation with Matter 18

Ionizing radiation dosimetry 36

The Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation 18

Radiation Protection 18

Radiation Protection of Workers 24

Radioactive Contamination 18

Legislative Framework for Radiation Safety 20

Security Application for Population Protection 16

Medical Exposure 24

Information gathering and processing 18

Fundamentals of Metrology 12

Exam 6

 

Course duration of the program, 27

 

For more information please contact:

Phone: 8 620 68201

Email: dalia.bareisiene@ktu.lt

"Hitachi" Nuclear Engineering Courses

KTU Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences organises courses where examined the questions of nuclear fusion, radiation effect on structural materials, nuclear fuel cycle, chemical, thermal hydraulics, nuclear and radiation safety.

Participants are awarded with certificates of completion courses. It is an opportunity for KTU students to obtain a free 2 credits module after successful completion of the program of self-employment.

For more information please contact: giedrius.laukaitis@ktu.lt.

 

 

Science Activities

Science Laureates

 

In Lithuania

In 2005 Lithuanian Science Prize laureate for physical and technological sciences became professor from Department of Mathematical Modelling prof. habil. dr. Minvydas Kazys RAGULSKIS.

In 2000 Lithuanian Science Prize laureates for technological sciences became professors from Department of Physics Sigitas Tamulevičius, Julius Dudonis and Alfonsas Grigonis.

In 1995 Lithuanian Science Prize laureate for materials engineering become professor from the Department of Mathematical Modelling prof. Vidmantas Povilas Pekarskas.

 

KTU

In 2012 the most active young scientist of KTU became Assoc. prof. Liutauras Marcinauskas,from the Department of Physics, he was awarded with the scholarship by Lithuanian Academy of Young Scientists.

In 2011 the most active young scientist of KTU became Assoc. prof. Liutauras Marcinauskas from the Department of Physics.

In 2010 the most active young scientist of KTU became Assoc. prof. Liutauras Marcinauskas from the Department of Physics.

In 2010 the most active young scientist of KTU became Assoc. prof. Liutauras Marcinauskas from the Department of Physics.

In 2009 the most active young scientist of KTU became Assoc. prof. Liutauras Marcinauskas from the Department of Physics.

In 2007 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Assoc. prof. Judita Puišo from the Department of Physics.

In 2006 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius from the Department of Physics and PhD student Loreta Saunorienė from the Department of Mathematical Modelling.

In 2006 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius, PhD student Brigita Abakevičienė and PhD student Jurgita Čyvienė from the Department of Physics.

In 2005 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius and PhD student Jurgita Čyvienė from the Department of Physics.

In 2004 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius and PhD student Asta Guobienė from the Department of Physics.

In 2003 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius, PhD student Asta Guobienė and PhD student Jurgita Čyvienė from the Department of Physics.

In 2002 the most active scientist among young researchers and PhD students of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Rimantas Knizikevičius and PhD student Judita Puišo from the Department of Physics.

In 2001 the most active scientist of KTU became PhD student Judita Puišo from the Department of Physics.

In 2000 the most active scientist of KTU became Senior Research Scientist Giedrius Laukaitis and prof. Sigitas Tamulevičius from the Department of Physics.

Applied Projects of Students and Graduates from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences