Arminas Ragauskas

Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Arminas Ragauskas earned a degree in Electronic Engineering in 1964 at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, followed by a doctorate in Measurement Sciences in 1969.

In 1993, Ragauskas established the Telematics Science Laboratory at Kaunas University of Technology to pursue his interest in measuring technologies for the human body in areas including neurology. In 2013, he co-founded start-up company Vittamed, where he has served as chief R&D officer, to bring the diagnostic tools to market.

During a career in measurement sciences spanning over 50 years, Ragauskas has written 91 peer-reviewed scientific papers and filed more than 90 granted or pending patent families. He is currently director of the Health Telematics Science Institute in Kaunas and national co‑ordinator of the CENTER-TBI project, which has a budget of EUR 30 million and 216 collaborators across the EU and is funded under the EU’s 7th Framework Programme.

For his research in health telematics, Ragauskas received the Lithuanian Inventor of the Year award in 1981 and 1983. He has secured funding through more than 40 Lithuanian and international R&D grants from, among others, the European Commission, the US Department of Defense, the US Department of the Army and NASA.