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Research institute director

Jurgis Vilemas, Lithuanian research institute director. Honoured Scientist of Lithuania by Supreme Council of Lithuania, 1985. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences of Lithuania (academician since 1987), Lithuanian Association Energy Economics (president since 1991), University of Vytautas the Great (chairman academy senate 1989-1992), Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (foreign member).

Background

Vilemas, Jurgis was born on November 20, 1938 in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Son of Vincas Vilemas and Janina Vilemieme.

Education

Engineer, Moscow Energy Institute, 1962. Doctor Engineering Sciences, Institute Thermal Processes, Moscow, 1981. Professor, Institute Physical and Engineering Problems of Energy Research, Kaunas, Lithuania, 1982.

Career

Junior research associate Institute Physical and Engineering Problems of Energy Research, 1966, senior research associate, 1966-1973, head of laboratory, 1973-1981. Director of the institute Lithuanian Energy Institute (formerly Institute for Physical and Engineering Problems and Energy Research), since 1981. Chairman Nuclear Safety Advisory Board of Lithuania, Vilnius, since 1993.

State consultant Government Lithuania, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author monographs in field of heat transfer.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences of Lithuania (academician since 1987), Lithuanian Association Energy Economics (president since 1991), University of Vytautas the Great (chairman academy senate 1989-1992), Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (foreign member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Yachting, gardening.

Connections

Married Zita-Judita Pralgauskaite, August 28, 1971. Children: Paulius, Ingrida.

father:
Vincas Vilemas

mother:
Janina Vilemieme

spouse:
Zita-Judita Pralgauskaite

child:
Paulius Vilemas

child:
Ingrida Vilemas