Rita Kriūkienė

Laboratory of Materials Research and Testing (16)
Research associate
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Scientific article


Onufrijevs P., Grase L., Padgurskas J., Rukanskis M., Durena R., Willer D., Iesalnieks M., Lungevics J., Kaupuzs J., Rukuiža R., Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Hanesch Y., Speicher M.. Anisotropy of the Tribological Performance of Periodically Oxidated Laser-Induced Periodic Surface Structures In: Coatings. Basel: MDPI, 2023, Vol. 13, Iss. 7, 1199, p. 1-14. ISSN 2079-6412.
Sholokhova A., Denafas G., Čeponkus J., Kriūkienė R. [LEI]. Microplastics Release from Conventional Plastics during Real Open Windrow Composting In: Sustainability. Basel: MDPI, 2023, Vol. 15, Iss. 1, 758, p. 14-11. ISSN 2071-1050.



Yousef S., Tatariants M., Bendikienė R., Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Denafas G.. A new industrial technology for closing the loop of full-size wastemotherboards using chemical-ultrasonic-mechanical treatment In: Process Safety and Environmental Protection. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2020, Vol. 140, p. 367-379. ISSN 0957-5820.
Kalyk F., Stankevičiūtė A., Budrytė G., Gaidamavičienė G., Žalga A., Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Kavaliauskas Ž. [LEI], Leszczynska M., Abakevičienė B.. Comparative study of samarium-doped ceria nanopowders synthesized by various chemical synthesis routes In: Ceramics International . Oxford: Elsevier, 2020, Vol. 46, Iss. 15, p. 24385-24394. ISSN 0272-8842, eISSN 1873-3956.


Baltušnikas A. [LEI], Grybėnas A. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Lukošiūtė I. [LEI], Makarevičius V. [LEI]. Evolution of Crystallographic Structure of M23C6 Carbide Under Thermal Aging of P91 Steel In: Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. Springer, 2019, Vol. 28, No. 3, p. 1480-1490. ISSN 1059-9495.
Grinkevičiūtė P., Leknickė G, Lodienė G., Kriūkienė R. [LEI]. Effects of Irrigation Solutions on Root Canal Dentin In: International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 2019, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 44-50. ISSN 2221-0997.


Mumladze T., Yousef S., Tatariants M., Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Makarevičius V. [LEI], Lukošiūtė S. I. [LEI], Bendikienė R., Denafas G.. Sustainable approach to recycling of multilayer flexible packaging using switchable hydrophilicity solvents In: Green Chemistry. Cambridge, England: rsc.li/green-chem, 2018, Vol. 20, p. 3604-3618. ISSN 1463-9262.
Janulionis R. [LEI], Dundulis G. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Grybėnas A. [LEI]. Numerical prediction of mechanical properties of zirconium alloy with hydrides using finite element method In: Energetika. Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2018, T. 64, Nr. 1, p. 43-51. ISSN 0235-7208, eISSN 1822-8836.
Yousef S., Mumladze T., Tatariants M., Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Makarevičius V. [LEI], Bendikienė R., Denafas G.. Cleaner and profitable industrial technology for full recovery of metallic and non-metallic fraction of waste pharmaceutical blisters using switchable h ydrophilicity solve nts In: Journal of Cleaner Production. Oxford, England: Elsevier, 2018, Vol. 197, p. 379-392. ISSN 0959-6526.

Conference paper


Pitak I. [LEI], Denafas G. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI]. About solid recovered fuel: chemical characteristics and role in waste management system In: EYEC monograph: 9th European young engineers conference, [19-21 April 2021, Warsaw, Poland]. Warsaw: Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology Waryńskiego, 2021, Vol. 7, 11.5, p. 165. ISBN 978-83-936575-9-9.


Makarevičius V. [LEI], Baltušnikas A. [LEI], Lukošiūtė I. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Grybėnas A. [LEI]. Effect of thermal aging on structural changes in P91 and P5 heat resistant steels In: Proceedings 29th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Brno, Czech Republic, May 20 - 22, 2020. Brno: 2020, p. 567-572. SCOPUS . ISSN 2694-9296 ISBN 978-80-87294-97-0.


Baltušnikas A. [LEI], Grybėnas A. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Makarevičius V. [LEI], Makštys A. [LEI]. Structural Characterization of Montmorillonite Intercalated with N-cetylpyridinium Chloride and Methyl Benzyl Di-octadecyl Ammonium Chloride In: Book of abstracts of the 7th Baltic Conference on Silicate Materials BaltSilica 2016. 26-27 May. . Kaunas: Kauno technologijos universitetas, 2016, p. 1-1. ISSN 2243-6057.


Makarevičius V. [LEI], Baltušnikas A. [LEI], Lukošiūtė I. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Grybėnas A. [LEI]. Transformation kinetic M23C6 carbide lattice parameters in ferritic-martensitic P91 steel during thermal ageing In: 24th International conference on Metallurgy and Materials. Conference proceedings June 3-5, 2015. Brno Czech Republic: TANGER, 2015, p. 773-778. ISBN 978-80-87294-62-8. .

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