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educator , transportation engineer

Algirdas Jurkauskas, Lithuanian transportation engineer, educator. Recipient K. Vavilov award, Science Academy Soviet Union, 1978, National award, Science Academy Lithuania, 2004. Council member Kaunas Municipality, 1990—1995; vice president Confn.Engr., Vilnius, Lithuania, 1989—1991; Member of Road Investigation Institute, Senate Kaunas University of Technology (associate).

Background

Jurkauskas, Algirdas was born on January 15, 1937 in Panevezys, Lithuania. Son of Juozas and Veronika Jurkauskas.

Education

Degree in transportation engineering, Tallinn Polytechnic Institute, Estonia, 1966. Doctor of Science, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithania, 1970. Doctor of Engineering, St. Peterburg Polytechnic University, Russia, 1988.

Career

Engineer Kaunas Paper Factory, Lithuania, 1961—1967. Chairman technical Metal Works Plant Nemunas Control Department, 1966—1967. Chairman laboratory Vibrotechnic Science Centre Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, 1967—1977, associate professor Lithuania, 1977—1988, director Institute Transport Problems Lithuania, 1993—2000, chairman transport engineering department Lithuania, 1995—1998, director Panevezys Institute, 1998—2006, professor, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Vibration Of Bearings, 1979, History of Measures and Principles of Metrology, 1992, Dynamics and Diagnostics of Rotor Systems, 2001, Development of Transport, 2003, Public Transport, 2004, (coursebook) Maintenance Characteristics Of Cars, 1998, Engines of Motor Vehicles, 2003, Overound Transport, 2001, Basics of Motoring, 2001, Transport System Analysis, 2006.

Membership

Council member Kaunas Municipality, 1990—1995. Vice president Confn.Engr., Vilnius, Lithuania, 1989—1991. Member of Road Investigation Institute, Senate Kaunas University of Technology (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Elvyra Andziulyte, August 28, 1945. 1 child Sigita.

father:
Juozas Jurkauskas

mother:
Veronika Jurkauskas

spouse:
Elvyra Andziulyte

child:
Sigita Jurkauskas