Rita Kriūkienė

Laboratory of Materials Research and Testing (16)
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Scientific article


Kavaliauskas Ž. [LEI], Kėželis R. [LEI], Grigaitienė V. [LEI], Milieška M. [LEI], Valinčius V. [LEI], Uscila R. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Baltušnikas A. [LEI]. An Investigation of Fly Ash and Slag Processing and Fiber Production Using Plasma Technology In: Applied Sciences. Basel: MDPI, 2024, Vol. 14, Iss. 11, 4801, p. 1-14. ISSN 2076-3417.
Kalpokaitė Dičkuvienė R. [LEI], Pitak I. [LEI], Sholokhova A. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Baltušnikas A. [LEI]. Surface-Modified Wheat Straw for the Production of Cement-Free Geopolymer Composite: Effects of Wheat Variety and Pre-Treatment Method In: Journal of Composites Science. Basel: MDPI, 2024, Vol. 16, Iss. 4, 116, p. 1-14. ISSN 2504-477X.
Šleiniūtė A., Mumladze T., Denafas G. [LEI], Makarevičius V. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Antonov M., Vasarevičius S.. Mechanical Properties of Polymers Recovered from Multilayer Food Packaging by Nitric Acid In: Sustainability. Basel: MDPI, 2024, Vol. 16, Iss. 5, 2106, p. 1-17. ISSN 2071-1050.


Kalpokaitė Dičkuvienė R. [LEI], Pitak I. [LEI], Baltušnikas A. [LEI], Čėsnienė J. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI], Lukošiūtė S. I. [LEI]. Functional and microstructural alterations in hydrated and freeze–thawed cement-oil shale ash composites In: Case Studies in Construction Materials. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2023, Vol. 19, e02302, p. 1-16. ISSN 2214-5095.
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.

Conference paper


Sholokhova A. [LEI], Kriūkienė R. [LEI]. In-depth characterisation of landfill fine fraction: assessing suitability for biocover construction and microplastics pollution In: Abstract Book 4th International Conference Strategies toward Green Deal Implementation Water, Raw Materials & Energy 14 – 15 December 2023. Cracow: Polish Academy of Sciences, 2023, p. 69-69. ISBN 978-83-67606-27-1.


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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UAB Enerstena together with its partner Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) and Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is implementing the project "Multifunctional Biomass Energy TechnolMore