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Dr. Romas Mažeika

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-0514-7215
Mob. +370 687 13 754
E-mail: romas.mazeika@lammc.lt
Savanorių pr. 287, LT-50127 Kaunas, Lithuania

 

Education           

1988–1992 m. PhD studies in Nature Sciences (Chemistry), Faculty of Chemical Technology, Kaunas University of Technology.

1977–1982 Master of Science in Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Vilnius University.

 

Academic degree

1992 Doctoral degree in Nature Sciences (Chemistry), dissertation “Synthesis and properties of epoxycarbozole and tetrahydrofuran copolymers”. 

Position

Since 2019 Chief Researcher, Agrobiology Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Since 2000 expert and representative of Lithuanian Technical Committee for standardisation TK 57 fertilisers (standardisation in the field of fertilisers, liming materials, soil improvers and growing media, soil quality and characteristics, including test methods)
  • Member of Lithuanian Soil researchers Association
  • Projects evaluation expert of Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) 

Participation in programs and projects

  • 2017–2019 Ministry of Agriculture project “Use of digestate for fertilization of agricultural plants”, executor.
  • 2015–2016 Ministry of Environment project “Preparation of requirements (criteria) for products made from biodegradable waste”, manager.
  • 2015–2016 Ministry of Agriculture project “Impact of granular manure on crops and soil”, executor.
  • 2014–2015 AB “Vilniaus paukštynas” project “Use of granulated fertilizer and compost from poultry manure for agricultural plant fertilization and soil conservation”, manager.
  • 2013–2020 Ministry of Agriculture project “Analysis of soil agrochemical properties”, promoter.
  • 2013 AB “Vilniaus paukštynas” project “Development of experimental granulated poultry manure fertilizer from the available organic raw by incorporating minerals into It”, manager.
  • 2011–2012 UAB “Kurana” project “Biomass intermediates for biomass recycling”, manager.
  • 2010–2011 Ministry of Agriculture project “Analysis and evaluation of quality requirements for compost used in agriculture”, executor.
  • 2010–2011 Ministry of Agriculture project “Research, analysis and evaluation of the use of waste vegetable waste for fertilization, determination of its norms, use of other plant fertilizers in agriculture”, manager.
  • 2010 Ministry of Economy project “Analysis of fertilizers used in Lithuanian economy and proposals for changes in the national regulation taking into account agro-chemical, safety and health requirements”, manager.
  • 2007–2009 EU Framework Programme research and technological development project “Improvement of nitrate fertilizers and new ones” (No. S-BPD2004-ERDF-3.1.7-06-06 / 0013), implemented by AB “Achema”, scientific supervisor.

Supervision of PhD studies

  • 2016–2020 supervisor of PhD student Donata Drapanauskaitė, the PhD project “Effect of different chemical composition and structure of liming materials on acid soil neutralizing”.
  • 2016–2020 supervisor of PhD student Kristina Cirtautaitė, the PhD project “Fertilizing products, which produced from biomass ashes, influence to soil and plants”.
  • 2015–2018 supervisor of PhD student Karolina Barčauskaitė, the PhD project “Amount of polychlorbiphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Lithuania produced composts and their effect for soil and plants”.

Patents

  • 2011 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 52723 “Ammonium nitrate fertilizers with carbonates and zeolite”
  • 2010 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 5680 “Liquid magnesium nitrate fertilizer and method of producing it”
  • 2010 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 5669 “Liquid special complex fertilizers”
  • 2010 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 5668 “Liquid calcium nitrate fertilizer and method of producing it”
  • 2005 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 5195 “Wood glue composition”
  • 2004 Patent of Lithuania Republic No. 5169 “Composition of humic-containing fertilizers”

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)

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