24.10.1984
+371 29213909
gita.sakale@rtu.lv

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2014–...   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Lead researcher
01.01.2008–...   
AS Inspecta Latvia, Certification department - Lead expert (auditor)
01.01.2009–31.12.2013   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Researcher
01.01.2006–31.12.2009   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Assistant in scientific work
 
 
Haridustee
2008–2012   
Doctor of science and engineering (material science), Riga Technical University
2006–2008   
Master in material science, Riga Technical University
2003–2006   
Bachelor in material science, Riga Technical University
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2013−...   
Association of Young Latvian Scientists - board member

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2013, Gita Šakale, Werner Von Siemens Excellence prize received for doctoral thesis “Elaboration and investigation of polymer-nanostructured carbon composites for application as chemical sensors”
2010, Gita Šakale, 9th International Conference on Global Research and Education Inter–Academia 2010 Young Researchers Prize
2008, Gita Šakale, Werner Von Siemens Excellence prize received for master thesis “Elaboration of polyisoprene-nanostructured carbon composite as chemical sensor material”
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 4. Loodusteadused ja tehnika; 4.12. Protsessitehnoloogia ja materjaliteadus; CERCS ERIALA: T152 Komposiitmaterjalid; PÕHISUUND: Chemical sensors, stimuli responsive materials, polymer-carbon nanotube composites, volatile organic compound detection, air quality control
 
 
Lisainfo
Supervisor of student thesis
▪ Investigation of polyisoprene-nanostructured carbon composite chemical sensor effect stability
(Bachelor thesis), 2011.
▪ Test of ethanol vapour sensitivity of polyvinylacetate-nanostructured carbon composite (Bachelor
thesis), 2012.
▪ Response of polymer-nanostructured carbon composites to chemical vapour (Bachelor thesis),
2012.
▪ Toxicity of carbon and molybdenum nanomaterials in water (Master thesis), 2013.
▪ Fuel detecting by advanced polymer – nanostructured carbon composite materials (Master thesis),
2014.
8.05.2018
24.10.1984
+371 29213909
gita.sakale@rtu.lv

Career

Institution(s) and position(s)
01.01.2014–...   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Lead researcher
01.01.2008–...   
AS Inspecta Latvia, Certification department - Lead expert (auditor)
01.01.2009–31.12.2013   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Researcher
01.01.2006–31.12.2009   
Riga Technical University, Institute of Technical Physics - Assistant in scientific work
 
 
Education
2008–2012   
Doctor of science and engineering (material science), Riga Technical University
2006–2008   
Master in material science, Riga Technical University
2003–2006   
Bachelor in material science, Riga Technical University
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2013−...   
Association of Young Latvian Scientists - board member

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2013, Gita Šakale, Werner Von Siemens Excellence prize received for doctoral thesis “Elaboration and investigation of polymer-nanostructured carbon composites for application as chemical sensors”
2010, Gita Šakale, 9th International Conference on Global Research and Education Inter–Academia 2010 Young Researchers Prize
2008, Gita Šakale, Werner Von Siemens Excellence prize received for master thesis “Elaboration of polyisoprene-nanostructured carbon composite as chemical sensor material”
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.12. Process Technology and Materials Science; CERCS SPECIALITY: T152 Composite materials ; SPECIALITY: Chemical sensors, stimuli responsive materials, polymer-carbon nanotube composites, volatile organic compound detection, air quality control
 
 
Additional information
Supervisor of student thesis
▪ Investigation of polyisoprene-nanostructured carbon composite chemical sensor effect stability
(Bachelor thesis), 2011.
▪ Test of ethanol vapour sensitivity of polyvinylacetate-nanostructured carbon composite (Bachelor
thesis), 2012.
▪ Response of polymer-nanostructured carbon composites to chemical vapour (Bachelor thesis),
2012.
▪ Toxicity of carbon and molybdenum nanomaterials in water (Master thesis), 2013.
▪ Fuel detecting by advanced polymer – nanostructured carbon composite materials (Master thesis),
2014.
▪ Silicon rubber/nanostructured carbon composite for VOC detection (Master thesis) 2015.
8.05.2018