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"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

SMIRNOVS, Juris

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1959 in Latvia

Qualifications

  • 1982 Engineer of Highway Engineering, Riga Polytechnic Institute
  • 1988 Candidate of Technical Sciences (Road Planning and Design), Moscow Automobile and Road Institute
  • 1993 Doctor of Technical Sciences (Dr.sc.Ing.), Riga Technical University

Professional activities

  • Present Position within the University since 1981:
    Assoc. Professor, Department of Transportation Infrastructure Engineering, Riga Technical University
    Dean Faculty of Building and Civil Engineering, Riga Technical University
    Head of Testing Laboratory of Road Building Materials
  • January 1988 – till now: Riga Technical University (former Riga Politechnical Institute)
    Position: Assistant, Lecturer, Assoc.Professor, deputy Dean
    Description: Lecture courses in Traffic Flow Theory, Traffic and Environment, Road Equipment, Railway Design and Railway in Ports, Road Traffic Safety for Master, Engineer and Bachelor students at Riga Technical University
  • November 1998 – June 1999: Riga Technical University
    Position: Head of working group
    Description: National Road Traffic Safety Program www.csdd.lv
  • May 2000 – May 2003: Riga Technical University, FGM AMOR (Austrija)
    Position: National expert and contact person
    Promotion Of Results in Transport Research and Learning (PORTAL) www.eu-portal.net
  • October 2001 – until now: Riga Technical University, Ecole Nationale Des Ponts et Chaussess
    Position: National expert
    Description: SOCRATES project “European Civil Engineering Education and Training – dissemination year” www.euceet.utcb.ro

Memberships

  • ICTCT

Publications at ICTCT workshops

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