Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edita Garskaite

Edita Garškaitė

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Edita Garskaite

Associate Professor
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Address: Naugarduko str. 24, LT-03225 Vilnius, room 235
Phone: +370 (5) 219 3106, mob.: +370 652 39235
Fax: +370 (5) 233 0987

Education

  • 2002-2006 – PhD (Physical Sciences, Chemistry) – Faculty of Chemistry, Vilnius University, Lithuania. Thesis: “An Investigation of Substitution and Doping Effects in Different Garnets”;
  • 2000-2002 – Masters Degree in Chemistry and Teacher of Chemistry – Vilnius Pedagogical University (current: Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), Lithuania. Thesis: “The Synthesis and Properties of Alkylated 4(3H)-Pyrimidinones”;
  • 1996-2000 – Degree of a Bachelor of Natural Science and the qualification of a Teacher of Chemistry for Schools of General Education – Vilnius Pedagogical University (current: Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), Lithuania. Thesis: “The Interaction between 4(3H)-Pyrimidinones and α-Bromacetophenones”.

Duties

Associate Professor / Senior Research Fellow.

Research

Interests

Film and powder synthesis by wet chemistry methods; surfaces and interfaces; nanostructural materials; sol-gel; hydrophobicity-hydrophilicity; colloidal chemistry; material morphological characterization (SEM); luminescence.

Internships

  • 2007-2009 – Norwegian University of Science and Technology;
  • 2009-2011 – Norwegian University of Life Sciences;
  • 2011/12 (10 months) – National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech).

Publications

Publication list of the last 5 years:

  1. T.O.L. Sunde, E. Garskaite, B. Otter, H.E. Fossheim, R. Saeterli, R. Holmestad, M.A. Einarsrud, T. Grande. Transparent and conducting ITO thin films by spin coating of an aqueous precursor solution. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22 (2012) 15740.
  2. E. Garskaite, G.-T. Pan, T.C.-K. Yang, S.-T. Huang, A. Kareiva. The study of preparation and photoelectrical properties of chemical bath deposited Zn, Sb, Ni-doped CuInS2 films for hydrogen production. Solar Energy, 86 (2012) 2584.
  3. N. Dubnikova, E. Garskaite, A. Beganskiene, A. Kareiva. Sol-gel synthesis and characterization of sub-microsized lanthanide (Ho, Tm, Yb, Lu) aluminium garnets. Optical Materials, 33 (2011) 1179.
  4. J. Bagdzeviciene, G. Niaura, E. Garskaite, J. Senvaitiene, J. Lukseniene, S. Tautkus. Spectroscopic analysis of lead tin yellow pigment in medieval necklace beads from Kernave-Kriveikiskes cemetery in Lithuania. Chemija, 22 (2011) 216.
  5. N. Dubnikova, E. Garskaite, J. Pinkas, P. Bezdicka, A. Beganskiene, A. Kaareiva. Sol-gel preparation of selected lanthanide aluminium garnets, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 55 (2010) 213.
  6. E. Garskaite, M. Lindgren, M.A. Einarsrud, T. Grande. Luminescent properties of rare earth (Er, Yb) doped yttrium aluminium garnet thin films and bulk samples synthesised by an aqueous sol-gel technique. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 30 (2010) 1707.
  7. A. Zalga, R. Sazinas, E. Garskaite, A. Kareiva, T. Bareika, G. Tamulaitis, R. Juskenas, R. Ramanauskas. Sol-gel synthesis of RE3+-activated CaWO4 phosphores, Chemija 20 (2009) 169.

Educational Activities

Courses

  • Nanomaterials and their synthesis.

Fellowships

  • 2005-2006 (5 months): Socrates-Erasmus Scholarship – Section of Solid State and Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Eberhard-Karls University of Tuebingen, Germany (supervisor Prof. J. Meyer);
  • 2004-2005 (10 months): Marie-Curie Scholarship – Dept. of Biophysical and Analytical Chemistry, University of Warwick, United Kingdom (supervisor Prof. A. Rodger);
  • 2003-2004 (4 months): Scholarship provided by the Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation – Dept. of Chemistry, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic (supervisor Prof. J. Pinkas).