Leonas Valkunas

Vilnius university, Lithuania

? Born 16 01 49 in Vilnius, Lithuania ? Studies at Vilnius University and Kiev University 1967-1972 ? Principal designing engineer at designing and construction bureau "Puntukas" 1972-1977 ? Thesis of candidate of sciences (PhD) maintained at Vilnius University 1976 ? Junior research associate at Institute of Physics 1977-1979 ? Senior research associate at Institute of Physics 1977-1988 ? Thesis of doctor of sciences (Habil. Dr.) 1986 ? Leading research associate at Institute of Physics 1988-up to now ? Director of the Institute of Physics and Head of Laboratory at Institute of Physics 1992- 2002 ? Invited lecturer at Vilnius University 1988-1991 ? Associate Professor of Vilnius University 1991-1993 ? Professor of Vilnius University since 1993 ? Head of the Department of Theoretical Physics in Vilnius University since 2002 ? Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences since 2001 ? National Prize for Science 2002 ? Adolfas Jucys Prize for Theoretical Physics of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences 2010 ? Deputy Director and head of the Department in the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology since 2010 Coauthor of the book: H. van Amerongen, L. Valkunas and R. van Grondelle, Photosynthetic excitons, World Scientific Co., Singapore, 2000. Member of the editorial board of Lithuanian Journal of Physics. Current research interests are i) Excitation and charge transfer in photosynthesis, ii) Spectroscopy of molecular structures and biological macromolecules, iii) Nonlinear optics and spectroscopy, iv) Disordered solid states v) Exciton theory. More: Home page

Biography Updated on 28 December 2011

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