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educator , physicist , Science administrator

Juozas Vidmantis Vaitkus, Lithuanian physicist, educator, science administrator. Recipient Gold medal, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Achievement Exhibition, State award, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1988, Ministry Council award, Ministry Council Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, 1988.

Background

Vaitkus, Juozas Vidmantis was born on March 19, 1941 in Kedainiai, Lithuania. Son of Juozas Vaitkus and Anele Vaitkeviciene.

Education

Diploma in physics, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, 1967. Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, 1979.

Habilitation in natural science, 1993.

Career

Laboratory assistant, engineer, researcher, senior lecturer, associate professor Vilnius University, 1959—1977, head semiconductor physics department, 1977—1986, professor head semiconductor physics department, pro-rector in charge of research, 1986—1999, professor head semiconductor physics department, director Institute Materials Science and Research, since 1992. Honorary visiting professor Glasgow (Scotland) University, since 1997. Member senate and council Vilnius University, since 2000.

Chairman section physics Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius.

Membership

Chairman Lithuanian - Swedish Society, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1989—1994, Coun.Young Scientists and Profels. Lithuania, Vilnius, 1985—1988. Fellow: Institute Physics.

Member: Lithuanian Materials Research Society, Lithuanian Physical Society (vice chairman 1996—2000), European Physical Society (advisor professional qualifications committee 1994—2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Orienteering sportsmen, alpinist, travel, summer house activity.

Connections

Married Aurelija Steponenaite. Children: Vytautas, Monika Vaitkute.

father:
Juozas Vaitkus

mother:
Anele Vaitkeviciene

spouse:
Aurelija Steponenaite

child:
Vytautas Vaitkus

child:
Monika Vaitkute Vaitkus