Andris BUIKIS

Professor Andris BUIKIS
Address:
Raina bulv. 29,
Riga, LV  1459
Latvia
Tel.: + 371 6722 5674
Fax: + 371 6722 7520
Email: buikis@latnet.lv 

Born: March 15, 1939, Valka, Latvia
Interests:
 Mathematical Modelling
 Mathematical Problems of Heat and Mass Transfer, Especially for Layered Media
 Analytical and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
 Innovative Energetic
 Philosophy of Science
Languages: German, English, Latvian, Russian
Education:
 University of Latvia (Faculty of Physics and Mathematics), 1963
 Dr.math. (Candidate of Science in former USSR), University of Latvia, 1970
 Dr.habil.math. (Doctor of Science in former USSR), University of Kasan, Russia, 1988
 Professor, University of Latvia, 1991
Experience:
 Junior Researcher, Senior Researcher, Computing Centre, University of Latvia, 1962 
1972
 Assistant Professor and Head of Chair of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Physics and
Mathematics, University of Latvia, 1972  1976
 Assistant Professor and Head of Chair of Differential Equations and Numerical Methods,
Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia, 1976  1984
 Senior Researcher, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia, 1984  1986
 Assistant Professor, Chair of Differential Equations and Numerical Methods, Faculty of
Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia, 1986  1988
 Senior Researcher, Head of Laboratory of Mathematical Physics, Institute of Physics,
Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1988  1991
 Director, Institute of Mathematics, Latvian Academy of Sciences and Latvian University,
1991  1996; 2003  2006
 Head of Laboratory of Mathematical Physics (1996 2006 ) and Head of Scientific Council
(1996 – 2003), Institute of Mathematics, Latvian Academy of Sciences and Latvian
University
 Director, Science and Dialogue Centre of Latvia, 1993 2007
 Head of Laboratory of Mathematical Technologies (2006), Institute of Mathematics and
Computer Science, University of Latvia
Honours and Awards:
 Corresponding Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1992
 1997
 Full Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1997
 The Latvian Academy of Sciences Piers Bohl Prize for a cycle of papers “Method of
Conservative Averaging, Theory and Applications”, 2005
 Member of Board, Soros Foundation  Latvia, 1997
 Head of "Spidola" Council, Culture Foundation of Latvia, 1987  1992
 Member of Board, Vidzemes University College, 1996  1998
Professional Activties and Memberships:
 Member, Senate of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1994 
 Member, Vidzeme University College Advisory Board, 19972002
 ViceChairman (in Mathematics), Latvian Council of Science
Expert Committee on "Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy", 1991  1993
 Chairman, Promotion Council for Mathematics, 1992 
 Member, Editorial Advisory Board for Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences,
19881995
 Member, Editorial Advisory Board for Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics,
2000
 Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal Mathematical Modelling and Analysis (The
Baltic Journal on Mathematical Applications, Numerical Analysis and Differential
Equations), Lithuania, 1999
 Editor, Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2002 , Springer
 Member, Editorial Board for International Journal of Applied Mathematical Sciences
(IJAMS), 2004 
 Member, Gesellschaft Angewandte Matematik und Mechanik, Germany 1991 
 Member, International Sociological Association, 19982002
 Holder of state capital share at The Latvian Institute,
1998 2004
 Member, American Mathematical Society, 1999 –
 Member, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society, 2006
Courses
University of Latvia:
 The Equations of Mathematical Physics
 The Principles of Mathematical Modelling
 The Problems of Mathematical Physics with Discontinuous Coefficients
 Splines in Mathematical Physics
 The Mathematical Models for Processes in Porous Media
Recent Publications:
 A. Buikis, N. Ulanova. Modelling of non  isotermal gas flow through a heterogeneous
medium, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 1996, 39, 8, pp.17431748.
 A. Buikis. Definition and calculation of a generalized integral parabolic spline, Proceedings
of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, B, 1995, 7/8, pp.97100.
 A.Buikis, A.D.Fitt. A mathematical model for the heat treatment of glass fabric sheets.
 IMA Journal of Mathematics Applied in Business&Industry, 1998, 9, pp.132.
 A.Buikis, M.Buike. Closed twodimensional solution for the heat transfer in a periodical
system with a fin.  Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Sec.B,
1998, vol.52, 2(607), pp.218222.
 A.Buikis. The evolution of humanity from an element of Biosphere to Noosphere through
Dissipative Structures.  Abstracts of 14 th World Congress of Sociology, 1998,
p.53.
 A.Buikis, J.Ekmanis et al. National Concept of the Republic of Latvia on Research
Development. Riga, 1998, 22p.
 A.Buikis, J.Cepitis, H.Kalis, A.Reinfelds. NonIsothermal Mathematical Model of Wood and
Paper Drying. Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2000. Springer, 2002,
p.488492.
 A.Buikis, H.Kalis. Numerical modelling of heat and magneto hydrodynamic flows in a
finite cylinder. Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics, Vol.2, No.3, 2002,
p.243259.
 A.Buikis, J.Cepitis, A.Reinfelds. ECMI  2002. ECMI Newsletter, No.32, October,
2002, p.2122.
 A.Buikis, S.Guseinov. Some onedimensional coefficients inverse model problems of the
heat transfer.– Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Sec.B, 2003,
vol.57, No 3/4(626), pp.133137.
 A.Buikis, J.Cepitis, H.Kalis, A.Reinfelds. Mathematical model of sawn timber drying.
– Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Sec.B, 2003, vol.57, No 3/4
(626), pp.128132.
 A.Buikis, R.Ciegis, A.D.Fitt (Editors). Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2002.
12th Conference of the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry. Proceedings, Riga,
September, 2002, Springer, Series: Mathematics in Industry, 2004, 409 p.
 A.Buikis, H. Kalis. Creation of temperature field in finite cylinder by alternated
electromagnetic force. – In: Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2002.
12th Conference of the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry. Springer,
Series: Mathematics in Industry, 2004, pp.247251.
 A.Buikis, H. Kalis. Flow and temperature calculations of electrolyte for a finite
cylinder in the alternating field of finite number circular wires. – Magnetohydrodynamics,
2004, vol. 40, No. 1, 7790.
 A.Buikis, H.Kalis. The vortex formation in horizontal finite cylinder by alternating
electric current.  Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, 2005, vol.10, N 1, pp.
918.
 A.Buikis, H.Kalis, J. Schatz. Velocity Field in the Ideal Fluid, Induced by Vortex
Curves in a Finite Cylinder and Cone.  WSEAS Transactions on Environment and
Development. Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2005, p. 2632.
 A.Buikis, M.Buike. Some analytical 2D steadystate solutions for systems with
rectangular fin.  IASME Transactions, 2005, vol. 2, Issue 7, pp. 11121119.
 A.Buikis, Conservative averaging as a approximate method for solution of some direct and
inverse heat transfer problems.Advanced Computational Methods in Heat transfer IX,
WITpress, 2006, p. 311320.
 A. Bruvere, A. Buikis. Analytical 3D steadystate statement for cylindrical fin and
some of its approximate solutions. WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on HEAT and MASS
TRANSFER, Issue 4, vol.1, 2006, p. 415422.
 Vilums, R., Buikis, A. Conservative averaging method for partial differential equations
with discontinuous coefficients. WSEAS Transactions of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.
1, Issue 4, 2006, p. 383390.
 M.Buike, A.Buikis. Modelling of threedimensional transport process in anisotropic
layered stratum by conservative averaging method. – WSEAS Transactions of Heat and
Mass Transfer, 2006, vol. 1, issue 4, pp.430437.
 M.Buike, A.Buikis. System of various mathematical models for transport processes in
layered strata with interlayers. WSEAS Transactions on Mathematics, Issue 4, vol.6,
2007, p. 551558.
 M. Buike, A. Buikis. Approximate Solutions of Heat Conduction Problems in
Multidimensional Cylinder Type Domain by Conservative Averaging Method, Part 1. Heat
Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment. WSEAS Press, 2007, p. 1520.
 A. Buikis, M. Buike. Approximate Solutions of Heat Conduction Problems in
Multidimensional Cylinder Type Domain by Conservative Averaging Method, Part 2. Heat
Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment. WSEAS Press, 2007, p. 2126.
 S. Kostjukova, A. Buikis. Mathematical Model for DiffusionSorption Processes in Layered
Strata with Interlayers. Environmental Science, Ecosystems and Development. WSEAS
Press, 2007, p.712.
 A. Piliksere, A. Buikis. Exact Analytical 3D SteadyState Solution for Cylindrical Fin.
Topics in Advanced Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. WSEAS Press, 2007, p.16.
 R. Vilums, A. Buikis. Transient Heat Conduction in 3D Fuse Modeled by Conservative
Averaging Method. Topics in Advanced Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. WSEAS
Press, 2007, p.5459.
 A. Buikis, M. Buike. Exact 3D Solution for System with Rectangular Fin, Part 1. Applied
Mathematics in Science and Engineering WSEAS Press, 2007, p. 6469.
 A. Buikis, M. Buike. Exact 3D Solution for System with Rectangular Fin, Part 2. Applied
Mathematics in Science and Engineering WSEAS Press, 2007, p. 7075.
 M. Buike, A. Buikis. Exact Transient Solution for System with Rectangular Fin. Theoretical
and Experimental Aspects of Heat and Mass Transfer. WSEAS Press, 2008. p. 2530.
 A. Buikis, M. Buike, N. Ulanova. AnalyticallyNumerical Solution for Transient Process
in the System with Rectangular Fin. Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Heat and
Mass Transfer. WSEAS Press, 2008. p. 3136.
Research Projects:
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). The Problems of Mathematical Physics with Discontinuous
Parameters. Latvian Council of Science (1990  1992).
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Modelling the Long  Term Process of Pollution and
Purification of Underground Water. Latvian Council of Science (1990  1992).
 A. Buikis (Deputy Head of Project). The Problems of Mathematical Physics Including
Nonlinear with Rapidly  Changing and Jumped Parameters. Latvian Council of Science (1993
 1995).
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Interaction among Different Factors of Pollution in
Nonhomogeneous Underground Water Systems. Latvian Council of Science (1993 
1995).
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Nonclassical Problems of Mathematical Physics for composed
domains and their application. Latvian Council of Science (1997  1999)
 A. Buikis (Head of Latvian Part). EC Contract Nr.: ERBCIPDCT940012. Mathematics as an
Industrial Ressource. (1994  1996).
 A. Buikis (Head of Latvian Part of Project). Transport in Layered Porous Media. Latvian
University and Insitute of Techno  and Economy Mathematics, Kaiserslautern, Germany
(1997  2001).
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Development of Efficient Algorithms fore Direct and Inverse
Problems of Mathematical Physics in Complex Structures. Latvian Council of Science (2001
 2004)
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Optimization of Energy Resource Consumption in the Paper
Production. Eureka Nr. E! 2623 (2002  2007)
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Mathematical Models for Heat Transfer Processes in
Piecewise Homogeneous Media and Their Analytical and Numerical Solution. Latvian
University (2004  )
 A. Buikis (Head of Project). Investigation and Solution of Direct and Inverse Problems
of Mathematical Physics in Complicated Media. Latvian Council of Science (2005 )


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