Special lecture on “The quality of drinking water in Lithuania and Europe” by Dr. Ramunė Albrektienė, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Special lecture on “The quality of drinking water in Lithuania and Europe” by Dr. Ramunė Albrektienė, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania.It will be held as follow:

Date: Friday, 10 March 2017
Time: 9.00-10.00 hrs.
Room: E222, Academic Building

Abstract: Drinking water is very important throughout the world. But not always it is healthy and safe. During the lecture, you will learn about the problems of drinking water in the world. What quality of drinking water is in Lithuania about chemical consumption of groundwater? Also you will learn about the treatment and distribution of drinking water in Lithuania and some countries in Europe.

Speaker Profile: Dr. Ramunė Albrektienė holds a bachelor and a master degree on chemistry. In 2013 she completed PhD in a Department of Water Engineering in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Dissertation was named as ‘Drinking water quality and research and improvement measures’. Dr. Albrektienė had been working in Drinking water laboratory in JSC ‘Vilniaus vandenys’ for 13 years. She started my career as an engineer and grew up till the head of laboratory. Since 2005 had been also simultaneously working in a Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Now Dr. Albrektienė is lecturer in Water Engineering, Chemistry and Bioengineering departments at the same university. All activities are related to the quality, analysis and treatment technologies of drinking water. At this moment, my teaching subjects at the university are: Chemistry, Water chemistry and Water supply.

Dr. Albrektienė created educational project ‘What do you know about drinking water?’ With this project she has reached 160 classes in 60 schools and 200 groups in 54 kindergartens so far. ​ However, Dr. Albrektienė is interested in water not only locally but all over the world.

All interested are welcome to this special lecture. ED78.08 students are expected to attend.