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researcher , Environmental engineer

Jurate Virkutyte, Lithuanian environmental engineer, researcher. Achievements include research in electrokinetic remediation of contaminated soil. Grantee, Swedish Institute, 1996; Marie Curie fellowship, European Union, since 2002. Writer environmental programs The Baltic Center/Cooperative for Peace, Riga, Stockholm, 1994—2000.

Background

Virkutyte, Jurate was born on February 11, 1974 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Daughter of Stasys Virkutis and Ona Virkutiene.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania, 1997. Postgraduate, Swedish Institute, 1997—1999. Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1999.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Oulu, Finland, since 2001. Postgraduate, Maaja Vesi Teknikan Utki Oy, 2001—2002.

Career

Teacher Adult Education Center, Vilnius, 1994—1996. Deputy headmaster school Antakalnis Secondary school, 1999—2000. Freelance writer Vaga Ltd., 1999—2002.

Researcher University Oulu, since 2001. Intern United Nations, New York City, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in electrokinetic remediation of contaminated soil.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbook) Exercises in Chemistry (Lithuanian National Funding, 1999), Laboratory Experiments in Chemistry (Lithuanian National Funding, 2000), (supplement book) Project Writing and Implementing, (book) Chemistry Exercises. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Writer environmental programs The Baltic Center/Cooperative for Peace, Riga, Stockholm, 1994—2000.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, travel, theater, cultural studies, visual art.

Connections

father:
Stasys Virkutis

mother:
Ona Virkutiene