Riga Technical University (LV)
Dr.sc.ing Kaspars Kalnins is the leading researcher at the Riga Technical University, Institute of Materials and Structures. His main competence is numerical analysis of composite structures, design and optimisation with numerical experiments for development of fast simulation tools. Author more than 30 scientific publications, in the field of mechanics of composite materials. In 2007 has been nominated by Ministry of Science and Education as National Contact point for Transport (including Aeronautics) Space and Security research. Based on scientific and social activities has been awarded as Riga Technical University Young Scientist Award of the Year 2008.