THE TEAM

Paris Fokaides (KTU)

Paris A. Fokaides is a Chief Researcher of the Research Group of Sustainable Energy in the Built Environment at KTU, and the coordinator of the project. Dr. Fokaides’ research is primarily concerned with digitization of the assessment of the built environment, with a particular focus on the field of buildings’ energy efficiency and sustainable energy technologies.
He is the author and/or co-author of over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as 15 book chapters. He also offers numerous courses in the field of Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Process Engineering. He is the coordinator of two MSc Programmes in the field of Sustainable Energy Systems (at Frederick University and at the Open University of Cyprus).

Andrius Jurelionis (KTU)

Andrius Jurelionis is the professor and dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania. Andrius’s background is indoor environmental and energy engineering. With over 80 published research papers and 20 years of experience in academia, Andrius is currently focusing on university-business collaboration, challenges in architectural and engineering education, as well as digitalization in the built environment. 

Laura Stasiulienė (KTU)

Dr Laura Stasiulienė is the vice-dean for studies in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Kaunas University of Technology and an associate professor working in the field of indoor environmental engineering, HVAC systems and energy. Laura has over 20 published research papers and over 10 years of experience in academia. She focuses on challenges in architecture and civil engineering education, contemporary didactics as well as digitalization of the built environment.

Aušra Mlinkauskienė (KTU)

Dr. Aušra Mlinkauskienė is the vice dean for research in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the Kaunas University of Technology. She has experience in the fields of identification of landscape values, protection and evaluation of urban heritage, assessment of the physical condition of heritage objects, and changes in their cultural value. Aušra has carried out a number of applied heritage studies in the context of urban or architectural projects in protected areas and has experience in international research projects. She is the author and/or co-author of over 25 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Aušra Andriukaitienė (KTU)

Aušra Andriukaitienė is the Head of Administration of the Faculty Civil Engineering and Architecture at Kaunas University of Technology. She has more than 4 years of experience in field of funding research activities, communication and dissemination. KTU. Experience working in CSCI as a Project manager in a field of digitalization and management experience (financial and administrative) in H2020 projects.

Paulius Spūdys (KTU)

Paulius Spūdys is a researcher and a PhD student at Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture. He held a master’s degree in Engineering Systems of Buildings and Sustainable and Energy Efficient Buildings, gained over ten years of experience in the private construction sector in the design and installation of building systems as a Designer and Project Manager. In the academic field, his research work is related to energy efficiency of buildings, energy audits, BIM and Digital Twin technologies.
Paulius Spūdys is also involved in three Horizon2020 projects as a tasks leader and team member.

Lina Morkunaite (KTU)

Lina Morkunaite is a PhD student at Kaunas University of Technology. She comes from a Civil Engineering background with specialization in building informatics gained at Aalborg University, Denmark. Now her main research area concerns energy efficient buildings and modeling of buildings’ thermal dynamics using advanced grey-box and black-box modeling techniques as well as their integration with Digital Twins. On top of that Lina is involved in several other international and national level projects related to sustainable built environment and digitization of construction industry.

Gintarė Stankevičiūtė (KTU)

Gintarė Stankevičiūtė is the Administrator for Research of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the Kaunas University of Technology, working with researchers and PhD students. She held a master‘s degree in Public Administration and has experience in events organization and management. Organized events such as scientific conferences. She has management experience (financial and administrative) in the Problem-Based Learning project and the H2020 project.

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