Promotion Councils

Promotion Council «RTU P–01»

Chemistry 
Sub-fields: Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry, Medical Chemistry, Wood Chemistry 

Authorised to confer the Doctor of Science Degree in Chemistry

Chairman: professor Valdis Kampars
Secretary: Māra Legzdiņa (+371 27407074 )

Valdis Kampars, Dr. habil. chem., RTU
Valdis Kokars, Dr. chem., RTU
Svetlana Čornaja, Dr. chem., RTU
Māra Jure, Dr. chem., RTU
Māris Turks, Dr. chem., RTU
Raimonds Valters, Dr. habil. chem., RTU
Bruno Andersons, Dr. chem., LV KĶI
Aivars Žūriņš, Dr. sc. ing., LV KĶI
Ivars Kalviņš, Dr. habil. chem., LOSI
Edvards Liepiņš, Dr. habil. chem., LOSI
Grigorijs Veinbergs, Dr. habil. chem., LOSI
Andris Zicmanis, Dr. habil. chem., LU

Promotion Council «RTU P–02»

Chemical Technology
Sub-fields: Silicate Material Technologies, Polymer and Fibre Material Technologies, General Chemistry Technologies, High Temperature Material and Plasma Technologies

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Mārtiņš Kalniņš
Secretary: Ināra Vancoviča (+371 67089219 u.lv)

Mārtiņš Kalniņš, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Valdis Kampars, Dr. habil. chem., RTU
Gundars Mežinskis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Skaidrīte Reihmane, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Gaida Sedmale, Dr. habil. chem., RTU
Visvaldis Švinka, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Zicāns, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Ozoliņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Juris Mālers, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Līga Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, Dr. sc. ing., RTU

Promotion Council «RTU P–03»

Mechanical Engineering 
Sub-fields: Mechanics of Solids, Biomechanics, Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Polymers and Composite Materials

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Andrejs Krasņikovs
Secretary: Olga Kononova (+371 67089159 +371 29346073 )

Andrejs Krasņikovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Andris Čate, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Igors Tipāns, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jevgēņijs Barkanovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Olga Kononova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Andersons, Dr. sc. ing., LU PMI
Andrejs Aņiskevičs, Dr. sc. ing., LU PMI

Promotion Council «RTU P–04»

Mechanical Engineering 
Sub-fields: Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Theoretical Mechanics,
Machine Design 
Sub-fields: Machine Dynamics, Machine Design

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Jānis Vība
Secretary: Aleksandrs Januševskis (+371 67089396 )

Jānis Vība, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Auziņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Semjons Cifanskis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Vladimirs Gonca, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Bruno Grasmanis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Aleksandrs Januševskis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Igors Tipāns, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Olga Kononova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Vitālijs Beresņēvičs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Mihails Zakrževskis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU

Promotion Council «RTU P–05»

Power Engineering
Sub-fields: Electric Power Engineering, Power Supply, Heat Power Engineering, Alternative Energy Equipment

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Antans Sauļus Sauhats
Secretary: Anna Mutule (+371 67558616 )

Antans Sauļus Sauhats, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jēkabs Barkāns, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Vladimirs Čuvičins, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Leonīds Ribickis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Inga Zicmane, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Irina Oļeiņikova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU, FEI
Anna Mutule, Dr. sc. ing., RTU, FEI
Kārlis Briņķis, Dr. sc. ing., LEEA

Promotion Council «RTU P–06»

Civil Engineering 
Sub-fields: Building Constructions, Building Materials and Building Technologies, Building Mechanics, Geodesy and 
Geoinformatics 
Transport and Traffic Science 
Sub-fields: Land Transport and Infrastructure

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Kārlis Rocēns
Secretary: Diāna Bajāre (+371 67089248 )

Kārlis Rocēns, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Andris Čate, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Modris Dobelis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ainars Paeglītis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ivars Radiņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Juris Smirnovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Kaminskis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU       
Dmitrijs Serdjuks, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Diāna Bajāre, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jevgēnijs Barkanovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Leonīds Pakrastiņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Mārtiņš Zaumanis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Brauns, Dr. habil. sc. ing., LLU

Promotion Council «RTU P–07»

Information Technologies 
Sub-fields: Computer Control and Systems Analysis, Modelling and Design

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Jānis Grundspeņķis
Secretary: Alla Anohina-Naumeca (+371 29554007 )

Jānis Grundspeņķis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Aleksandrs Glazs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Mārīte Kirikova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Zigurds Markovičs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Merkurjevs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Leonīds Novickis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Osis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Uldis Sukovskis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Grabis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Valērijs Zagurskis, Dr. habil. sc. comp., RTU

Promotion Council «RTU P–08»

Electronics and Telecommunication 
Sub-fields: Components of Electronics, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Signals and Circuits, Telecommunication Networks, Electronic Communications

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Guntars Balodis
Secretary: Mārīte Treijere (+371 67089125 )

Guntars Balodis, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ģirts Ivanovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ernests Pētersons, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Andris Ozols, Dr. habil. phys., RTU
Vjačeslavs Bobrovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Gunārs Lauks, Dr. sc. ing., RTU 
Ansis Klūga, Dr. sc. ing., RTU 
Vairis Štrauss, Dr. habil. sc. ing., LZA EDI
Modris Greitāns, Dr. sc. comp., LZA EDI

Promotion Council «RTU P–09»

Management Science 

Authorised to confer the PhD Degree in Economics 

Economics

Authorised to confer the PhD Degree in Economics 

Chairman: professor Remigijs Počs
Deputy Chair: Elīna Gaile-Sarkane
Secretary: Konstantīns Didenko (+371 67089397 )

Remigijs Počs, Dr. habil. oec., RTU
Elīna Gaile-Sarkane, Dr. oec., RTU
Ineta Geipele, Dr. oec., RTU
Konstantīns Didenko, Dr. oec., RTU
Nataļja Lāce, Dr. oec., RTU
Maija Šenfelde, Dr. oec., RTU  
Grigorijs Oļevskis, Dr. habil. oec., LU
Kārlis Ketners, Dr. oec., BA

Promotion Council «RTU P–10»

Architecture 
Sub-fields: History and Theory of Architecture, Urban Planning

Authorised to confer the PhD Degree in Architecture 

Chairman: professor Jānis Krastiņš
Secretary: Ingūna Dumbere (+371 67089154 )

Uģis Bratuškins, Dr. arch., RTU
Jānis Krastiņš, Dr. habil. arch., RTU
Sandra Treija, Dr. arch., RTU
Ojārs Spārītis, Dr. habil. art., LMA
Jānis Zilgalvis, Dr. arch., VKPAI
Aija Ziemeļniece, Dr. arch., LLU

Promotion Council «RTU P–11»

Material Sciences 
Sub-fields: Textile and Clothing Technology, Wood Materials and Technology

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Silvija Kukle
Secretary: Gunta Zommere (+371 67089816 +371 29594456 )

Silvija Kukle, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Ausma Viļumsone, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Dana Beļakova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Edgars Kirilovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Guntis Strazds, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Inese Ziemele, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Uldis Spulle, Dr. sc. ing., LLU
Jānis Grāvītis, Dr. habil. chem., LV KĶI

Promotion Council «RTU P–12»

Civil Engineering 
Sub-fields: Heat, Gas and Water Supply

Power Engineering 
Sub-fields: Heat Power Industry

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Andris Krēsliņš
Secretary: Pēteris Šipkovs (+371 29126258 )

Andris Krēsliņš, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Egils Dzelzītis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Boriss Gjunsburgs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Tālis Juhna, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Daniels Turlajs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Kristīna Tihomirova, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Anatolijs Borodiņecs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU  
Voldemārs Barkāns, Dr. habil. sc. ing., LJA
Pēteris Šipkovs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU; FEI
Namejs Zeltiņš, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU; FEI

Promotion Council «RTU P–14»

Electrical Engineering 
Sub-fields: Electrical Technology and Automation, Power Electronics, Theoretical bases of Electrical Engineering, Electrical Machines and Equipment

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Leonīds Ribickis
Secretary: Kārlis Ketners (+371 67089926 u.lv)

Leonīds Ribickis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Dirba, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Kārlis Ketners, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ivars Raņķis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Iļja Galkins, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Oskars Krievs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Anatolijs Ļevčenkovs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Anastasija Žiravecka, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Imants Matīss, Dr. habil. sc. ing.,  LZA SC
Vladislavs Pugačevs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., FEI

Promotion Council «RTU P–16»

Mechanical Engineering 
Sub-fields: Machine Building Technology, Measuring Devices and Metrology

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Jānis Rudzītis
Secretary: Natālija Mozga (+371 67089701 )

Jānis Rudzītis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Dehtjars, Dr. habil. phys., RTU
Juris Krizbergs, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ēriks Geriņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Aleksandrs Urbahs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Aleksejs Kataševs, Dr. phys., RTU
Irīna Boiko, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Oskars Liniņš, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Natālija Mozga, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Viktors Mironovs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU

Promotion Council «RTU P–18»

Material Science 
Sub-fields: Physics of Materials, Polymers and Composite Materials, Ceramic Materials, Biomaterials, Intelligent Materials and Structures 

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Physics and Engineering  

Chairman: professor Māris Knite
Secretary: Agnese Pūra (+371 26160695 )

Māris Knite, Dr. habil. phys., RTU
Līga Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Juris Blūms, Dr. phys., RTU
Jānis Grabis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Mārtiņš Kalniņš, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Arturs Medvids, Dr. habil. phys.,RTU
Gundars Mežinskis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Andris Ozols, Dr. habil. phys., RTU
Dagnija Loča, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Remo Merijs Meri, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Andris Šutka, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Baiba Bērziņa, Dr. habil. phys., LU CFI

Promotion Council «RTU P–19»

Environmental Science 
Sub-fields: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Dagnija Blumberga
Secretary: Marika Rošā (+371 29712389 )

Dagnija Blumberga, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Gatis Bažbauers, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Andra Blumberga, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Marika Rošā, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Ivars Veidenbergs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Agrita Briede, Dr. geogr., LU
Viesturs Jansons, Dr. sc. ing., LLU
Māris Kļaviņš, Dr. habil. chem., LU
Oļģerts Nikodemus, Dr. geogr., LU
Ritvars Sudārs, Dr. sc. ing., LLU

Promotion Council «RTU P–21»

Information Technologies 
Sub-fields: E-Learning Technologies and Management 

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor  Leonīds Novickis
Secretary: Mārīte Treijere (+371 67089125 )

Leonīds Novickis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Egīls Ginters, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jānis Grundspeņķis, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Merkurjevs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Atis Kapenieks, Dr. phys., RTU
Jānis Kapenieks, Dr. paed., RTU
Artis Teilāns, Dr. sc. ing., RA
Sarma Cakula, Dr. paed., Vidzemes augstskola
Māris Vītiņš, Dr. dat., LU

Promotion Council «RTU P–22»

Transport and Traffic 
Sub-fields: Air Transport and Infrastructure, Land Transport and Infrastructure, Water Transport and Infrastructure, Telematics and Logistics 

Authorised to confer Doctor of Science Degree in Engineering

Chairman: professor Aleksandrs Urbahs
Secretary: Sandra Laidiņa (+371 67089980 )

Aleksandrs Urbahs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Mārtiņš Kleinhofs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Paramonovs, Dr. habil. sc. comp., RTU
Vitālijs Pavelko, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Vladimirs Šestakovs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Ansis Klūga, Dr. sc. ing., RTU
Jurijs Merkurjevs, Dr. habil. sc. ing., RTU
Valdis Priednieks, Dr. habil. sc. ing., LJA