The president M. Mariūnas

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The president of Lithuanian Society of Biomechanics prof. habil. dr. Mečislovas  Mariūnas


Academic degree:

1969 Doctor of technical sciences, 1984 Assoc. professor
1984 Habil. doctor, professor from 1985
Member of International Academy of Informatics of the United Nations Economic and Social Council
1989 Given (awarded) the Name of Honor of Distinquisched Scientist of Lithuanian Republic.

Work address:

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Faculty of Mechanics, Department of Biomechanics, J. Basanavichaus g. 28, Vilnius

Tel.: 8 5 2744748, e-mail.



1. Kaunas Polytechnic Institute in Vilnius branch, Engineer, 1967
2. Kaunas Polytechnic Institute of Scientific Council, Doctor of technical sciences, 1969
3. Academy of Science Institute Mašinovedinie Moscow Scientific Council, Habil. Doctor of technical sciences, 1984
4. Department of Machine Engineering, Professor, 1985


Internship at the University of Sheffield (England), 1994
“Design for Quality "courses, the University of Bologna, 1996.07.
“Transport Engineering and Management” courses, University of North London, 1996.03
Seminar at the University of Linkoping, Sweden, 1999 02 07 – 14
Seminar at Lund University, Sweden, 1999 09 20 – 26
Seminar at the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2000 03 06-13

Work experience:

1959-1964 Lithuania's economic council engineering design office, engineer, Leading engineer
1964-1972 Metal Cutting Machine Tool Research Institute, Leading engineer, Team Leader, Researcher
From 1972 – Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, senior teacher, assoc. professor

From 1985 - Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, professor
1984-1990 – Head of Department of Machine Engineering
1987-2006 – Dean of Faculty of Mechanics
2001-2007 - Head of Department of Biomechanics
From 2007.09.01 - professor emeritus

Additional competences:

Member of International Informatization Academy from 1999; member of Association of European Academic Network from 2000 m.; member of European Society of Biomechanics from 2002 m.; member of IFTOMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science) Technical Committee for Human-Machine Systems; IFTOMM National Committee Vice-Chairman.

International scientific journal editorial board member „Anual Review of Chaos Theory, Bifurcations and Dynamical Sistems, Editorial Bord, University of Tebessa, Algeria (Member of Editorial board), „ACTA of Bioengineering and Biomechanics“ (Poland) ir „Friction and Wear („Трение и Износ“, Byelorussia), „Mechanika w Medicinine“; „Mechanika“ and „Journal of Vibroengineering“; International Consortium BALTECH Masters Degree program in Industrial Engineering and Management Task Force, a group member and the responsible operator; The president of Lithuanian Society of Biomechanics;  from  1999 m chairman of Scientific Committee and Organizing Committee of international conference BIOMDLORE ((biomechanics, bioengineering, artificial organs, Locomotion, Rehabilitation); Conference BIOMDLORE Journal editorial board chairman;
Member of international program committees: The International Association of Science and Technology for Development, IASTED Conference on Biomechanics 2002 Rhodes (Greece), 2003 Genova (Italy), 2004 m. Honolulu (USA), 2005 m. Benidorm (Spain), 2006 m. Majorca (Spain);
International conference „Biomechanics“ (Poland) – chairman of Scientific Committee; chairman of Scientific Committee of 13th International conference of Biomechanics (European Society of Biomechanics) (Poland) and other international conferences and congresses of scientific committees and the participants.