Kaunas Technical University (Lithuania)
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is the largest technical university in the Baltic States, and is the second largest institution of higher education of Lithuania. Scientific research and research-based studies are the basis of the University's activity. KTU scientists take part in different international programmes.
The Ultrasound Institute, one of the KTU research departments, which is known in the world for research achievements in the field of Ultrasound, has been selected to participate in the project. The Ultrasound Institute represents majority of ultrasonic research groups at Kaunas University of Technology. The Ultrasound Institute has experience in different areas of various applications of ultrasonic techniques for aerospace industry, nuclear plants, space research, monitoring of various manufacturing processes, ultrasonic flow measurements of gases and liquids, development of non-destructive testing techniques for composite materials and etc. 5 members of the Institute possess a level 3 in ultrasonic non-destructive testing according to EN473 and are members of the Commission of Experts for Qualification of Non-Destructive Tests (COENDT).
Research activities: ultrasonic NDT&E, ultrasonic industrial measurements, simulation and signal processing in ultrasonic measurements, investigation of material properties by ultrasonic techniques.
KTU is involved in the following work packages:
- WP-1 System Functional Specification
- WP-3 Leader in the Ultrasonic Modelling Task and carrying out the majority of this work
- WP-4 Design of the system
- WP-6 Software Link to acceptance criteria
- WP-8 Exploitation Kaunas will write papers on the subject