Curriculum Vitae



  Vytautas GALVANAUSKAS


Academic Degrees
1999 PhD in Computer Engineering, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), thesis “Improvement of Fed-Batch Biotechnological Processes Using Advanced Methods of Experimental Design, Optimization, and Control”

1995
 
Master of Science Diploma cum laude in Process Control Engineering, KTU, thesis “Estimation of Biomass Concentration Based on Off-Gas Analysis”

1993
 
Graduate Engineer Diploma cum laude in Electrical Engineering, KTU

 
 

Education
1995-1999             
PhD Student of Computer Engineering (07T), KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

1993-1995
MSc Student of Process Control Engineering, Process Control Department, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

1988-1993
 
Graduate Engineer Program Student of Robotics, Department of Manufacturing Automation, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania


Research and Work Experience
2018-2019
Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven (CT), U.S.A.

2018- Senior Research Fellow, Department of Automation, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

2017-2018
Visiting Research Scholar, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2014-

Full Professor, Department of Automation, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

2012-2014

Full Professor, Process Control Department, Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

2010-2012
Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Information Technologies, Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia

2003-2004

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University Porto, Faculty of Engineering, Porto, Portugal

2002-2012 Associate Professor, Process Control Department, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

1999-2002

Lecturer, Process Control Department, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

1998-2002

Research Fellow, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Bioengineering, Halle/S., Germany

1998..2002

Research Scholar of  Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Bioengineering, Halle/S., Germany

1996-1998
 
Research Assistant, Leibniz University of Hannover, Institut f. Technische Chemie, Hannover, Germany

1995-1999

PhD student of Computer Engineering (07T), KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

1993-1995

Laboratory Assistant, Process Control Department, KTU, Kaunas, Lithuania

 
 

Research Grants, Awards, and Projects
2018-2019 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Grant at Yale University, Department of Electrical Engineering, research project “Investigation of Model-Free Adaptive Control Algorithms for Biotechnological Processes”

2018-2021 Research project funded by the European Regional Development Fund according to the supported activity “Research Projects Implemented by World-class Researcher Groups” under the Measure No. 01.2.2-LMT-K-718 “Development and Investigation of Adaptive Control Algorithms and Systems for Biotechnological Processes” (Ref. No. 01.2.2-LMT-K-718-01-0082)

2017-2018 Latvian State Fellowship for Research, research project “Algae and Zymomonas mobilis syntrophy: a way to carbon dioxide-consuming biodegradation. Feasibility study” (University of Latvia, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology)

2015-2017 Joint Lithuanian-Japanese research project co-funded by the Research Council of Lithuania, “Modelling and Optimization of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSc) 3D Expansion Process” (Ref. No. LJB-4/2015)

2015 Lithuanian Science Award 2014 granted by the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences for research on “Advanced Modeling, Optimization and Control Methods for Biotechnological Processes. Development and Applications" (1999-2013) / R. Simutis, D. Levisauskas, V. Galvanauskas

2013-2015
Research project funded by the Research Council of Lithuania, “Development and Investigation of Advanced Control Systems of Biotechnological Processes" (Ref. No. MIP-056/2013)

2010-2012
ESF (European Social Fund) research project “Establishment of Latvian Interdisciplinary Interuniversity Scientific Group of Systems Biology

2006-2009
EUREKA research project E!3726 DEGREAS, “Optimised Complex Technology for Grease Waste Utilisation

2004-2007 NATO Reintegration Grant, research project “Software Package for Hybrid Model-Based Estimation and Optimization of a Biosurfactant Production for Cleanup Processes” (Ref. No. EAP.RIG.981479)

2003-2004
Post-Doctoral Research Grant financed by the 5th Framework of European Commission, research project “Knowledge-Driven Batch Production” BATCHPRO (Ref. No. HPRN-CT-2000-00039)

2002-2003
EUREKA research project E!2522 OPTI-SOILCLEAN, “Optimized Complex Technology of Cleaning Soil Contaminated by Oil Pollutants” (Ref. No. V-04077)

1998..2002 Roman Herzog Fellowship of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany), research project “Application of Evolutionary Optimization Methods for On-Line Control of Biochemical Processes”


Languages
mother tongue:            Lithuanian
fluently:                        English,  German,  Polish, and Russian
basic:                           Portuguese