Vice Rector for Research, Riga Technical University
Vice Rector for Research of Riga Technical University and Professor at Faculty of Civil Engineering. Professor Talis Juhna obtained the Degree of Doctor of Engineering in Water Technologies in 2002 in Sweden and has created one of the most advanced water research laboratories in the Baltic State. His research interests in relation to material science is about using nanotechnologies for water treatment, including photo-catalytical disinfection and activated surface biofiltration, as well as application of molecular probes for pathogen detection. As Vice-Rector for Sciences at RTU he facilities scientific and industrial cooperation and integration of innovations into the study and research process at universities.