Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department was established on 1 January 2014 on the basis of Departments of Mechanics of Solids, Engineering Design and Theoretical Mechanics. One of the biggest Departments of the Faculty continues scientific research of the employees of the above-mentioned departments and curates study programmes of Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor and Master degree).

Department curates first and second tier study programmes:

First tier university study programmes (Bachelor degree)

Mechanical Engineering
The program is offered for those who are interested in machinery and mechanisms of different types, who wish to develop the abilities to design mechanical devices and their parts, develop manufacture technologies and organize their production processes, design, perform maintenance of manufacturing facilities and solve other problems in engineering. Graduates from the programme will know engineering and computational mechanics, methodologies of product and technologies development, methods of experimental research, are able to formulate and solve engineering problems in the field of mechanics, design products of mechanical nature applying modern 3D CAD systems (Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks), are able to develop manufacturing technologies, write programs for modern metal cutting machinery applying MasterCAM and Solid Edge software, perform management and safe exploitation of technological (mechanical) systems. The program graduates are successfully employed by industrial enterprises of Lithuania and foreign countries , as the development of industry, there is a need of professionals in this area.
Career
From engineer designer, technologist. Project manager, head of manufacturing department. To the chief designer, chief technologist, head of the company.

Second tier university study programmes (Master degree)

Mechanical Engineering
The program is offered for those who are interested in design of mechanical systems, applied computational mechanics, manufacturing technology, materials engineering.
Graduates of program are able to demonstrate a solid knowledge of robot mechanics, tribology, strength, reliability and quality assurance principles applied for structures as well as the methods of adaptive mechanics, vibration theory, numerical engineering, and modern manufacturing technologies. The students acquire knowledge and understanding of computerized manufacture integration methods; develop awareness of the possibilities and limitations of integrated engineering systems. They are able to select and apply modern materials, carry out computational and experimental research, develop innovative products and processes.
Graduates of the study programme „Mechanical Engineering“ are successfully employed by industrial enterprises of Lithuania and foreign countries because of constant need for such kind of specialists due to industrial development.
Career
Engineer designer, technologist. Project manager, head of manufacturing department. The chief designer, chief technologist, head of the company. Researcher, assistant lecturer, lecturer.

 

Prof. Vitalijus Volkovas – In 2001 winner of competition of most active scientists and winner of Lithuanian science award in 2003.

Prof. Vytautas Barzdaitis – In 2003 winner of Lithuanian science award

Assoc. prof. Giedrius Janušas – In 2006 winner of competition of the most active scientists and doctoral students.

Assoc. prof. Aurelijus Domeika – In 2009 winner of scientific work award of young scientists.

Scientific groups

Structural Strength and Reliability;
Vibration-Assisted Cutting of Materials;
Research of Dynamics of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS);
Analysis and Development of Automated Design Systems;
Computer-Aided Design of Mechanical and Thermal Energy Systems;
Applied Computational Mechanics;
Precision Instruments;
Dynamics and Diagnostic Research of Mechatronics and  Rotating Machinery;
Technical Diagnostics of Mechanical Systems.

Offered services

  • Assessment of resistance, modelling and experimental research of composite and metal structures.
  • Constructions of materials and structures and dynamic mechanical tests.
  • Computer simulation, numerical analysis using advanced computer methods for three-dimensional geometric simulation and finite element analysis, and latest specialized and universal CAD/CAE software.
  • Static, kinematic and dynamic computer-aided engineering analysis of individual elements of mechanical and biomechanical systems or their combinations under the impact of constant and variable power, kinematic, temperature, etc. loads, optimization of structures in terms of weight, strength, ergonomic and other parameters. Computational analysis of gas or liquids (external flow and streams in closed channels).
  • Development and improvement of technical products and technological systems, mechanical production technologies; preparation of computer-aided working (production) documentation. Technical expertise of technological lines and other technological systems according to criteria of functionality, reliability, durability, quick operation, etc. Assessment of solutions for technical projects.
  • Development of systems according to the needs of disabled people, development and improvement of sports equipment (unstable training equipment with regulated loads), research of sportsmen’s movements.
  • Research of vibrations of mechanical systems using non-contact methods.
  • Research of deformations of mechanical, optical and other systems using non-contact methods.
  • Application of high frequency vibrations for improvement of technological processes.
  • Research of various surfaces using optical microscope (magnification x1000).
  • Creation of computer-generated holograms, based on 2D digital photographs.
  • Measurements of diffraction efficiency of periodic microstructures and assessment of geometric parameters.
  • Theoretical and experimental research of systems with antifriction and hydrodynamic bearings: monitoring of machinery’s technical condition, identification and elimination of vibration sources, defect diagnostics, development of prevention methods for unexpected failures and their introduction to industrial companies.
  • Development of periodical and stationary installed systems for monitoring, protection and diagnostics (MDS), which are used for designing of new machinery and renovation of very expensive critical machinery that is already in service.
  • Theoretical research related to development and research of new dynamic models for nonlinear rotating systems, using numerical methods.
  • Antifriction bearings. Methods and measures for assessment of technological quality of individual elements of new bearings.
  • Dynamics and diagnostic research of technological and energy equipment for ships.
  • Research of dynamics and accuracy of precision mechatronics systems.
  • Research of influence of temperature errors in converters of precision code displacement measurement to measurement uncertainty.
  • Integration of MEMS to complex systems.
  • Development of methods for identification of a person’s conditions, systems for monitoring and assessment of functionalities and physical condition of soldiers, which are active on the basis of mobile communication equipment.

Department has signed collaboration contract with:

UAB „Baltec CNC Technologies“

UAB „Baltic Orthoservice“

UAB „Ortobatas“

Also collaborates with:

UAB „INRE“,
mokslinių paslaugų firma GTV,
UAB „Salda“,
UAB „STEVILA“,
UAB „Elinta“,
UAB „Precizika Metrology“,
UAB „Aksonas“,
AB „Astra“,
UAB „JURBY WATERTECH“,
UAB „CADEIS“,
UAB „ALISTMETA“,
AB „Azotas“,
AB „Vilniaus Vingis“,
UAB „ALTAS komercinis transportas“,
UAB „Kauno Staklės“,
UAB „Formateka“,
UAB „Surfkolita“,
UAB „Hi–Steel“,
UAB „Sebra“,
AB „Atrama“,
UAB „Mechel–Nemunas“,
AB „Snaigė“,
UAB „Stevila”,
AB „Fasa”,
UAB „Pakma“,
AB „Rokiškio sūris“,
A. Astrausko firma „Pirmas žingsnis“ ir kitomis inžinerinės pramonės įmonėmis.

Department cooperates with other schools of higher education and their departments:

Institute of Cardiology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology;

Research Laboratory of Vibroacoustics and Diagnostics;

Department of Transport Technological Equipment and Department of Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contacts

Renata Gustienė
Administrator

Studentų st. 56-301, Kaunas
phone: +370 (37) 323498
e-mail: midf.mik@ktu.lt

 

Department's personnel

Prof. dr. Vytautas Grigas

Head of Department

Studentų st. 56-301, Kaunas
phone: +370 (37) 323 199
e-mail: vytautas.grigas@ktu.lt

Professors

Name/Surname Position Address Phone No. E-mail
Prof. dr. Romualdas Dundulis
Professor Studentų st. 56-339 romualdas.dundulis@ktu.lt
Prof. dr. Rimvydas Gaidys Professor Studentų st. 56-344 rimvydas.gaidys@ktu.lt
Prof. dr. Vytautas Grigas Professor Studentų st. 56-302 +370 (37) 323 199 vytautas.grigas@ktu.lt
Prof. dr. Alvydas Kondratas Professor Studentų st. 56-348 alvydas.kondratas@ktu.lt
Prof. habil. dr. Arvydas Palevičius Professor Studentų st. 56-338 arvydas.palevicius@ktu.lt
Prof. dr. Pranas Žiliukas Professor Studentų st. 56-347 +370 (37) 300 002 pranas.ziliukas@ktu.lt

Asociated Professors

Name/Surname Position Address Phone No. E-mail
Assoc. prof. dr. Ramūnas Česnavičius Associate professor Studentų st. 56-304 ramunas.cesnavicius@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Valdas Eidukynas Associate professor Studentų st. 56-344 valdas.eidukynas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Saulius Diliūnas
Associate professor Studentų st. 56-342 +370 (37) 300 413 saulius.diliunas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Aurelijus Domeika Associate professor Studentų st. 56-345 aurelijus.domeika@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Marija Eidukevičiūtė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-336 marija.eidukeviciute@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Paulius Griškevičius Associate professor Studentų st. 56-340 paulius.griskevicius@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Aurimas Jakštas Associate professor Studentų st. 56-348 aurimas.jakstas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Audrius Jutas Associate professor Studentų st. 56-342 audrius.jutas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Kristina Kazlauskienė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-345 kristina.kazlauskiene@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Neringa Keršienė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-342 neringa.kersiene@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Sigitas Kilikevičius Associate professor Studentų st. 56-304 sigitas.kilikevicius@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Vitalis Leišis Associate professor Studentų st. 56-343 vitalis.leisis@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Robertas Mikalauskas Associate professor Studentų st. 56-337 robertas.mikalauskas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Jūratė Mikučionienė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-336 jurate.mikucioniene@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Kazimieras Petkevičius Associate professor Studentų st. 56-340 kazimieras.petkevicius@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Tilmutė Pilkaitė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-303 tilmute.pilkaite@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Kęstutis Pilkauskas Associate professor Studentų st. 56-304 kestutis.pilkauskas@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Nomeda Puodžiūnienė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-303 nomeda.puodziuniene@ktu.lt
Assoc. prof. dr. Daiva Zeleniakienė Associate professor Studentų st. 56-343 daiva.zeleniakiene@ktu.lt

Lecturers

Name/Surname Position Address Phone No. E-mail
Lect. dr. Ginas Čižauskas Lecturer Studentų st. 56-346 ginas.cizauskas@ktu.lt
Lect. dr. Milda Bilinauskaitė Lecturer Studentų st. 56-347 milda.dubosiene@ktu.lt
Lect. dr. Darius Eidukynas Lecturer Studentų st. 56 darius.eidukynas@ktu.lt
Lect. dr. Evaldas Narvydas Lecturer Studentų st. 56-339 evaldas.narvydas@ktu.lt
Lect. dr. Rokas Šakalys Lecturer Studentų st. 56-331 rokas.sakalys@ktu.lt
Lect. dr. Anatolijus Šulginas Lecturer Studentų st. 56-347 anatolijus.sulginas@ktu.lt

Researches

Name/Surname Position Address E-mail
Elingas Čekas
Project Junior Researcher
Studentų st. 56 elingas.cekas@ktu.lt
Valentinas Baltrušaitis Project Junior Researcher Studentų st. 56 valentinas.baltrusaitis@ktu.lt
Vytautas Barzdaitis Senior Researcher Studentų st. 56 vytautas.barzdaitis@ktu.lt
Regita Bendikienė
Project Junior Researcher Studentų st. 56 regita.bendikiene@ktu.lt 
Paulius Griškevičius Project Researcher Studentų st. 56 paulius.griskevicius@ktu.lt
Giedrius Janušas
Project Chief Researcher
Studentų st. 56 giedrius.janusas@ktu.lt
Arvydas Palevičius
Project Chief Researcher
Studentų st. 56 arvydas.palevicius@ktu.lt
Paulius Palevičius
Project Junior Researcher
Studentų st. 56 paulius.palevicius@ktu.lt
Kęstutis Pilkauskas
Project Senior Researcher
Studentų st. 56-304 kestutis.pilkauskas@ktu.lt
Amer Sodah
Project Junior Researcher
Studentų st. 56 amer.sodah@ktu.lt
Rokas Šakalys Project Junior Researcher Studentų st. 56 rokas.sakalys@ktu.lt

Administration

Name/Surname Position Address Phone No. E-mail
Renata Gustienė
Administrator
Studentų st. 56-301 +370 (37) 323498 renata.gustiene@ktu.lt
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