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Academic staff:
Artis Teilāns
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Inese Upīte
Ainars Mazvērsītis
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Vitaly Bolshakov
Decision Support Systems Group
Darya Plinere

DSc (Dr. habil), Professor Galina Merkuryeva
(Gaļina Merkurjeva – in Latvian)

PERSONAL DATA

Citizenship: Republic of Latvia
Office Address: 1, Kalku Street, LV-1658 Riga, Latvia
Phone:
Office: +371-7089514
Mobile: +371-26428604
Fax: +371-7089513
Private: +371-7179792
E-mail: Galina.Merkurjeva@rtu.lv

EDUCATION  
2005 Certificate of British Post Doctoral standard, UK NARIC ( United Kingdom)
2003 Doctor of Sciences, DSc, Institute of Control Sciences from Russian Academy of Sciences
1993 Doctor of Engineering, Dr.sc.ing., Riga Technical University
1989-1990 Sabbatical year in Finland: Abo Akademi ( Turku)
1984 Candidate of Technical Sciences, Latvian Academy of Sciences
1978-1981 Doctoral student, Riga Technical University
1970-1975 Engineer diploma in “Automatized Control Systems”, Riga Technical University

 

ACADEMIC TITLES

2004 RTU professor

WORK EXPERIENCE

2008 EU FP7 Expert, Evaluator

2005 – 2007 Baldis Ltd., IT Consultant

2003 – to present Full Professor, Department of Modelling and Simulation, Riga Technical University

2001 – 2002 Professor, Rezekne University College (part time)

1999 – 2003 Associate professor, Department of Modelling and Simulation, Riga Technical University

1998 – 2001 Docent, University of Rezekne (part time)

1993 – 1999 Docent, Department of Modelling and Simulation, Riga Technical University

1991 – 1993 Docent, lecturer, senior lecturer, senior research fellow, Department of Automatic Control Systems, Riga Technical University

1974 – 1991 Docent, senior research fellow, research fellow, senior engineer, engineer, Department of Automatized Control Systems Riga Technical University

Areas of professional interests:

  • Discrete-event simulation
  • Simulation metamodelling
  • Simulation optimisation
  • Knowledge-based simulation systems
  • Simulation business games
  • Soft Computing and Fuzzy Sets Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Logistics simulation
  • Supply chains planning and management
  • Simulation-based training

 

Teaching experiences:

  • Systems Modelling and Simulation
  • Modelling of Continuous Systems
  • Computer Simulation Metamodelling
  • Operations Research
  • Management Information Systems
  • Production Planning and Control Systems
  • Integrated Management Support Systems
  • Business Simulation Games
  • Promoted 27 Master theses
  • Promoter of 5 Doctoral Theses

 

Teaching abroad:

  • University of Genoa , Italy : October 2000, Intensive course “Siren M&S” to Italian companies
  • University of Ghent , Belgium , 2003, Intensive course “Simulation Metamodelling Methodology and Applications”
  • Otto-Von-Guericke-Universitat Magdeburg, Germany, 2004-2005, Intensive course “Simulation Metamodelling with Applications in Logistics”
  • Otto-Von-Guericke-Universitat Magdeburg, Germany, 2006, Intensive course “Simulation-Based Metamodelling and Optimisation in Supply Chains”
  • Ljubljana University , Slovenia : March 2005 & April 2006, Intensive course “ Supply Chain Simulation and Metamodelling ”
  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain: February 2006, Intensive course “Simulation-Based Analysis and Metamodelling of Supply Chains”
  • La Laguna University, Spain: October 11, 2006, Lecture “Research and Education at RTU Department of Modelling and Simulation”
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, USA: January 2007, Lecture “ Supply Chain Dynamics: Simulation-Based Analysis and Training”

 

Participation in projects:

  • “Development of a methodology of complex systems simulation” (a research grant from the Latvian Council of Science; 1992-1994)
  • “Development of intelligent simulation tools” (a research grant from the Latvian Council of Science; 1994-1996)
  • “Development and implementation of intelligent simulation and optimisation tools for logistics systems” (a research grant from the Latvian Council of Science; 1997-2000)
  • “Development and application of simulation-based tools for analysis and optimisation of logistics systems” (a research grant from the Latvian Council of Science; 2001-2004)
  • “Development and Implementation of Simulation-Supported Training Methodology in Logistics Based on Case-Studies and Business Games” (a research grant from the Latvian Council of Science; 2005-2008)
  • INCO-Copernicus Accompanying Measure PL976012 DAMAC-HP “Further development and practical application of harbour processes managing and controlling models, methods and techniques” (1998-2000)
  • Intensive courses in simulation of manufacturing, transport and logistics systems for Latvian companies and universities (in co-operation with Linköping University, Sweden; April and July, 1996)
  • TEMPUS Structural Joint European Project S_JEP-11064-96 “Industrial logistics management” (1996-1999)
  • INCO-Copernicus Network of Excellence 960026 AMETMAS “Advanced methodologies and tools of manufacturing systems” (1997-2000)
  • “Competence network for simulation applications”, CONSA (supported by the Swedish Institute, Sweden; 1998-2003)
  • IST-2000 Accompanying Measure IST-2001-33030 BALTPORTS-IT "Simulation and IT-solutions: Applications in the Baltic ports' areas of the newly associated states" (2001-2003)
  • SIM-SERV ‘Virtual Institute for Production Simulation Services’ (‘Competitive and Sustainable Growth’ Programme, as RTU coordinator, 2001-2004)
  • 110068-CP-1-2003-1-GR-ERASMUS-TNPP ESTIA-Net - Opening up Electrical Engineering, Computer Technologies and Applied Sciences to Successful Women Careers as RTU coordinator (since 2003-2006).
  • IST-2004 Coordinated Action 511285 ELOGMAR-M “Web-based and Mobile Solutions for Collaborative Work Environment with Logistics and Maritime Applications” (2004-2006)
  • Leonardo da Vinci pilot project 2004-LV/04/B/F/PP-172.013 LOGIS-MOBILE "Competence Framework for Mobile On-site Accelerated Vocational Training in Logistics Information Systems" (2004-2006)
  • Leonardo da Vinci pilot project PP-172.00 SocSimNet  "Competence Network for Introduction of Modern ICTE Technologies in Vocational Learning in Social Systems Simulation and Research" ( 2004-2006)
  • 6 FWP Specific targeted research project NMP-032378 ECLIPS „Extended Collaborative Integrated Life Cycle Supply Chain Planning System” (since 2006)
  • Lifelong Learning Programme project Nr. 134522-LLP-1-2007-ES-ERASMUS-ECDSP LSCM „Master on Logistics and Supply Chain Management” of the European Educational, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (since 2007)

 

Participation in project Evaluation

  • EU FP7 Expert, Evaluator (2008)
  • Evaluation of research projects funded by the Ministry of Education and Science (2005 - 2007)
  • Evaluation of grants of Ministry of Economics, Republic of Latvia, Technical Expert (2006)

Participation in professional bodies:

  • The Latvian Simulation Society (LSS) (since 1990)
  • Latvian National Organisation on Automation (since 1992)
  • Baltic Operations Research Society (since 1996)
  • Latvian Scientists Union (since 1998)
  • Latvian Association of University Professors (since 2003)
  • Member of the RTU Academic Committee (Since 2002)
  • Board member of the RTU Institute of Information Technology (since 2003)
  • Editor of the Baltic journal ‘Technological and Economic Development of Economy, Baltic Journal on Sustainability’ (since 2008)
  • Reviewer of “ Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International” (2008)
  • Coordinator of the Latvian node ‘The first World’s Virtual Centre for Simulation’ (since 2004)
  • Co-Director of the Latvian Centre of the SCS McLeod Institute of Simulation Sciences ( since 2003)
  • Professional Assosciation Sim-Serv (RTU coordinator, since 2004)
  • Simulation society "Liophant Simulation Club" (Genoa University, Italy, since 1996)

Participation at international conferences:

Regularly participates at international conferences in the field of computer simulation, and takes part in their organisation as well.

Involvement into organisation of international conferences:

  • IPC member of the SCSI international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Industrial Logistics Modelling and Simulation, HMS1999” (Genoa, Italy, September 16-18, 1999)
  • Chair for the track “Simulation in Logistics” at the 1999 European Simulation Symposium (Erlangen, Germany, October 24-27, 1999)
  • IPC member of the SCSI international workshop “The international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Logistics Modelling and Simulation, HMS2000” ( Portofino, Italy, October 5-7, 2000)
  • Local Arrangement Chair of International conference “The Second International Conference “Simulation, Gaming, Training and Business Process Reengineering in Operations” ( Riga, Latvia, September 8-9, 2000)
  • Local Arrangement Chair of the Second International Conference “Harbour, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation” ( Riga, Latvia, September 18-21, 2003)
  • Local Arrangement Chair of the 19 th European Simulation Multiconference ECMS2005 “Simulation in the wider Europe” ( Riga, Latvia, June 1-4, 2005)
  • IPC member of the international conference The 16 th IASTED International Conference “Modelling and Simulation”, MS 2005 (Cancun, Mexico, May 18-20, 2005)
  • IPC member of the international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation”, HMS2005 ( Marseille, France, October 20-22, 2005)
  • IPC member of the international conference "European Conference on Modelling and Simulation", ECMS'2006 ( Bonn, Germany, June 2006)
  • IPC Member of the international conference "European Modelling and Simulation Symposium", EMSS 2006 ( Barcelona, Spain, October 2006)
  • IPC member of the international conference The 17 th IASTED International Conference “Modelling and Simulation”, MS 2006 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 24-26, 2006)
  • IPC member of the international conference "European Conference on Modelling and Simulation", ECMS'2007 ( Prague, Czech Republic, June 2007)
  • IPC member of the international conference “ Asia Modelling Symposium”, AMS 2007 ( Phuket, Thailand, March 2007)
  • IPC member of the international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation”, HMS2007 ( Bergeggi, Italy, October 2007)
  • IPC member of the international conference The 18 th IASTED International Conference “Modelling and Simulation”, MS 2007 ( Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 30 – June 1, 2007)
  • IPC member of the IASTED International Conference “ Modelling, Identification and Control, MIC 2008 “ ( Innsbruck, Austria, February 11-13, 2008)
  • IPC member of the 22 nd European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, ECMS 2008 ( Nicosia, Cyprus, June 3-6, 2008)
  • IPC member of the second Asia International Conference on Modelling & Simulation, AMS2008’ ( Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 13-15, 2008)
  • IPC member of the international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation”, HMS2008 (Campora S. Giovanni, Italy, September 17-19, 2008)
  • IPC member for the 19th IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, MS 2008, (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 26-28, 2008)
  • IPC member of the Third Asia International Conference on Modelling and Simulation “ Asia Modelling Symposium”, AMS 2009 (Bandung, Bali, Indonesia, May 25-29, 2009)
  • Track chair on “Simulation matamodelling and optimization in logistics systems“ of the international workshop “Harbour, Maritime, & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation”, HMS2009 (Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain, September 23-25, 2009)
  • IPC member for the 20th IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, MS 2009, (Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 6-9, 2009)
  • IPC member for the IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Identification, MSI 2009, (Beijing, China, October 12-14, 2009)
  • IPC member for Brno International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Modelling and Simulation 2009, CSSim 2009 - EUROSIM / CSSS (Brno, Czech Republic, September 7-9, 2009)
  • IPC member of the international conference „14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing”, INCOM’2009 (Moscow, Russia, June 2009)

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Honors and Awards

  • Diploma and medal of the USSR Committee on Education, III place for the best scientific work (1988)
  • Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2005
  • Award of the stock company Dati and Latvian Education Foundation, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005
  • RTU Professor, 2004

Listed in:

  • “Who’s Who in the World”, 26 th, 2009, Marquis Who'sWho
  • “Who's Who in Science and Engineering”, 8 th edition, 2006-2007; 9 th edition 2008-2009, Marquis Who'sWho
  • Latvian Encyclopaedia, Vol. IV, 2007

 

 Scholarships:

  • From the USSR State Committee on Science and Technology: for a 10-months training period in Finland (October 1989 – July 1990, Abo Akademi, Turku)

LANGUAGES

  • Latvian
  • Russian
  • English

PUBLICATIONS

Author of 153 publications, including 5 books, and 4 chapters in the books "Supply Chain Optimisation: Product/process design, facility location and flow control" (Springer Verlag, 2005), " Simulation-based Case Studies in Logistics: Education and Applied Research" (Springer, 2009 ), 13 papers in International journals: Fuzzy Sets & Systems, Cybernetics & Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Simulation, Technical Cybernetics, Studies in Informatics and Control, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling, as well as 6 edited volumes and books including „ Simulation-based Case Studies in Logistics: Education and Applied Research” (Springer, 2009)

 
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