Prof, Kaunas University of Technology
Prof., Dr. Habil. Sigitas Tamulevičius (male) is Director of Institute of Materials Science, KTU and Professor at Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, KTU. He graduated from Moscow Engineering Institute of Physics, Russia (former USSR) with the diploma of physicist – engineer in 1979. He received a doctoral degree in Physics from Vilnius University, Lithuania in 1984. In 1994 he received the degree of doctor habilitus from KTU in the field of Materials Science. In 1990-1991 he was Fellow of Swedish Institute and Visiting Scientist at Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, in 1993 Recipient of Soros Foundation Research Grant, Fellow of Fulbright Program and Research Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 1994. In 2000 he was awarded the National Award for Science. He is full Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (since 2002), Editor in Chief of Scientific Journal “Materials Science (Medžiagotyra)”, Member of Editorial Board of “Materials Research express” (IOPScience), Member of the European Materials Research Society, Peer reviewer of the Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Ltd (UK), Elsevier. He was acting as expert in the projects evaluation for the European Commission Framework Programmes, COST and Eureka research and development (since 2000). He was a national representative in FP7 programme ‘Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies’. He headed multiple research projects funded by COST, Eureka, NorForsk, Lithuanian State Foundation for Research and Studies, the Research Council, as well as Science and Innovation Agency of Lithuania. He is author and co-author of more than 180 articles (Hirsh index in the Web of Science data base is 15). 12 PhD theses were defended under his guidance. His research fields of interest include condensed matter physics, thin films, vacuum and plasma technologies, optical measurements, surface and interface phenomena, micro and nanotechnologies, electronics, photonics, biomaterials, biosensing.