Acting Vice-Rector for Research

Prof. Dr. sc. ing. Gatis Bažbauers




Short bio

Dr. sc. ing. Gatis Bazbauers works as a Professor at the Institute of Energy Systems and Environment, Faculty of Electrical and Environmental Engineering at Riga Technical University (RTU). He also holds the position of Vice-rector for research at RTU. He also worked as a managing director in the energy company «Vattenfall Latvia» (1995-2007) and as a project manager in the private energy consulting company «EEE» (1992-1993). Education: Diploma in industrial thermal engineering from RTU in 1990, Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from MIT in 1995, Doctor of Science degree in engineering from RTU in 1999, and bachelor’s degree in business administration from RTU in 2002.

His main research interests are system dynamics modeling of energy systems, energy system analysis and planning, energy economics and policy development, sustainable energy systems, district heating systems, and cogeneration. Gatis Bazbauers is an expert of Latvian Council of Science, a member of the System Dynamics Society, and the Council of Latvia’s District Heating Association.

RTU Office of Vice-Rector for Research administers, promotes and implements research activity at RTU, as well as manages procedures for obtaining scientific Doctoral degree by RTU researchers at the accredited study programs approved by RTU Senate. 


Position Address Phone E-mail
Dana Krutkina
6A Kipsalas street, Riga +371 67089415
project manager
Sanita Vanaga
6B Kipsalas Street, room 217 +371 67089495
Department for Research Coordination and Information

Head of Department
Elīna Ločmele

6B Kipsalas Street, room 231 +371 67089892
Expert in Scientific Activity
Dana Krutkina
6B Kipsalas Street, room 231 +371 67089850
Expert in Scientific Activity
Madara Būmane   
6B Kipsalas Street, room 231 +371 67089865
Senior Communications Specialist
Elīna Karaseva
6B Kipsalas Street, room 231 +371 26517727
Expert in Scientific Activity
Elza Vecpuise
6B Kipsalas Street, room 231 +371 26013889
Doctoral School
Head of the Doctoral School
Anda Barkāne
6A Kipsalas Street, room 549 +371 28206498
Deputy Head of Doctoral School
Zanda Pavasare
6A Kipsalas Street, room 551 +371 67089854
Coordinator of the Dissertation Process
Alīna Galkina 
6A Kipsalas Street, room 547 +371 67089051
Senior Project Manager
Lauris Bisenieks
6A Kipsalas Street, room 553 +371 29400063
Senior Project Manager
Santa Rendore
6A Kipsalas Street, room 553 +371 29126424
Senior doctoral expert
Krista Papēde
6A Kipsalas Street, room 553 +371 22384908
Communication and competence development expert
Māra Melngalve
6A Kipsalas Street, room 547 +371 67089416
Doctoral Process Specialist
Arita Stinka
6A Kipsalas Street, room 553 +371 26463488
Doctoral Process Specialist
Undīne Bērziņa
6A Kipsalas Street, room 547 +371 67089416
Scientific Equipment Unit
Head of the Unit
Monika Seļicka
B Kipsalas Street, room 235, Riga +371 26399393
an Engineer
Jurijs Kuzņecovs
B Kipsalas Street, room 233, Riga +371 29518420
Project Coordinator
Linards Edgars Skujiņš
6B Kipsalas Street, room 233, Riga +371 22488887
Project Coordinator
Kristīne Kurzemniece
B Kipsalas Street, room 235, Riga +371 29177331