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Prof Dr Aloyzas SAKALAS

chairman , Lithuanian Social Democratic Party

Prof Dr Aloyzas SAKALAS, Chairman, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party. state prize. Government of Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, 1981. Lithuanian Scientists’ Union.

Background

SAKALAS, Prof Dr Aloyzas was born on July 6, 1931 in Jusiskiai, Anyksciai, Lithuania. Parents: Petras Sakalas and Sofija Sakaliene (née Pociunaite).

Education

Kaunas Polytechnical Institute, Engineering, Radiotechnology, 1960. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian.

Career

Member, Sajudis Movement, 1988. Chairman, Vilnius Council of Sajudis Movement, 1988-1990. Member of Parliament, since 1990.

Member, Presidium of the Supreme Council, since 1990. Chairman, Lithuanian Social Democratic Party, 1991. Engineer, Electrographical Research Institute, 63.

Lecturer, then Professor, Vilnius University, since 1963.

Works

  • Study of Multilayer Structures on GaAs by RBS with Carbon Ions, 1987. Point defects in semi-conductor compounds, 1988.

Religion

Catholic.

Membership

Lithuanian Scientists’ Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain tourism, hiking. A democratic independent Lithuania.

Connections

Spouse Rita Sakaliene (née Kucinskaite), 1958. Children: Ruta, Egle, Paulius.