PhD Linda Vecbiskena


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  • Izglītība

    2016. PhD, Faculty of Material Science & Applied Chemistry, Riga Technical University

    2011. Master (Honours) of Engineering Science in Chemical Engineering, Riga Technical University   

    2009. Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Chemical Engineering, Riga Technical University

    Zinātniskās intereses un kompetence

    INTERESTS

    Biomaterials, Bioceramics, Ceramic Processing, Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements, Nanomaterials, Nanocomposites, Chemical Engineering, Surface Engineering, Biocompatibility, Cell Culture, Wood Chemistry, Paper Processing

    INTERNSHIPS

    ​2014 – 2015. Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Vilnius University, Lithuania,  

    2013 – 2014. Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “G. Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 

    Nozīmīgākie projekti

    2015. – 2018.  National Research Programme of Latvia "Forest and Subsoil Exploration, Sustainable Use – New Products and Technologies", Researcher

    ​201.5 – 2015.  European Regional Development Fund activity 2.1.2.1.1. "Centres of Competence", Contract 15-11 No.4-06/18-P2 with Forest Sector Competency Centre of Latvia Ltd. "The Timber Forest Products in the Scope of Research", Engineer

    2012. – 2013.  Taiwan-Latvia-Lithuania Cooperation project “Nanoscaled Functional Materials for Biotechnological and Optical Applications”, Researcher

    2010. – 2011.  European Social Fund project “Multidisciplinary Research in Biomaterials Technology of New Scientist Group”, Scientific assistant

    Papildus informācija

    HONOURS AND AWARDS

    2014. ​13th International Conference on Global Research and Education – Inter-Academia 2014 Young Researcher Award

    2011. 52nd Scientific and Technical Students Conference of Riga Technical University – Best Presentation Award 

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    2014. – 2015. Lithuanian State Scholarships for Students, Lecturers and Researchers, Lithuania 

    2014. Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign and I.R.E. Students, Italy

    MEMBERSHIPS

    from 2014. Member of Association of Latvian Young Scientists, Latvia

    from 2014. Member of Sol-Gel Chemistry Group, Vilnius University, Lithuania 

    from 2014. Member of National Interuniversity Consortium of Materials Science and Technology (INSTM), Italy

    Nozīmīgākās publikācijas

    RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

    Vecbiskena L., Rozenberga L., Vikele L., Vlasov S., Laka M. Bio-based nanomaterials – versatile materials for industrial and biomedical applications. JJAP – Japanese Journal of Applied Physics – Conference Proceedings, 4, 2016, pp 011109-1–011109-5. 

    Vecbiskena L., Vikele L., Rozenberga L., Sable I. Wood-based biocomposites: mechanical processing, physical and biological properties. Key Eng. Mater., 674, 2016, 26.–30. lpp.

    Rozenberga L., Vikele L., Vecbiskena L., Sable I., Laka M. Preparation of nanocellulose using ammonium persulfate and method’s comparison with others. Key Eng. Mater., 674, 2016, 21.–25. lpp. 

    Vecbiskena L., Gross K.A., Riekstina U., Yang C.K.T. Formation of calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite via hydrolysis of nano-sized pure α-tricalcium phosphate. Adv. Mater. Res., 1117, 2015, pp 201–204. 

    Vecbiskena L., Gross K.A., Riekstina U., Yang C.K.T. Crystallized nano-sized alpha-tricalcium phosphate from amorphous calcium phosphate: microstructure, cementation and cell response. Biomed. Mater., 10, 2015, pp 1–10.

    Vecbiskena L., Altomre L., Chiesa R., De Nardo L. Calcium phosphate biocomposite coatings on titanium. I Materiali Biocompatibili Per La Medicina, Mantova: Universitas Studiorum S.r.l., 2014, pp 307–310.

    Vecbiskena L., De Nardo L., Chiesa R. Nanostructured calcium phosphates for biomedical applications. Key Eng. Mater., 604, 2014, pp 212–215. 

    Vecbiskena L., Berzina-Cimdina L., Gross K.A. Influence of the tricalcium phosphate phase on the mechanical strength and biocompatibility of calcium phosphate bone cements. Eur. Cell. Mater., 23 (Suppl 3), 2012, S54.

    Irbe Z., Vecbiskena L., Berzina-Cimdina L. Setting properties of brushite and hydroxyapatite compound cements. Adv. Mater. Res., 222, 2011, pp 239–242. 

    FULL-TEXT CONFERENCE PAPERS 

    Vecbiskena L., Vikele L., Rozenberga L., Laka M. Bio-based nanomaterials – versaltile materials for industrial and biomedical applications // INTER ACADEMIA 2015 – 14th International Conference on Global Research and Education, Hamamatsu, Japan, 28–30 Sep 2015, pp 164–165.

    Vecbiskena L. Biodegradable polymer–bioceramic composite coatings // Proceedings of International Conference of Lithuanian Chemical Society: Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania, 23 Jan 2015, pp 158–161.

    Vecbiskena L., Gross K.A., Riekstina U., Sung-Wei Y., Yang T.C.K. Formation of calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite via hydrolysis of nano-sized pure α-tricalcium phosphate // INTER ACADEMIA 2014 – 13th International Conference on Global Research and Education, Riga, Latvia, 10–12 Sep 2014, pp 212–213.

    Vecbiskena L., Gross K.A., Riekstina U., Yang T.C.K. Nano-sized α-tricalcium phosphate for bone cement // 26th European Conference on Biomaterials, Liverpool, UK, 31 Aug – 3 Sep 2014, pp 608–608.

    Vecbiskena L., Chiesa R. Nanostructured calcium phosphates for biomedical applications // Abstract book of BALTMATTRIB 2013 – 22nd International Baltic Conference of Engineering Materials & Tribology, Riga, Latvia, 14–15 Nov 2013, pp 33–33. 

    Loca D., Vecbiskena L., Reinis A., Locs J., Vempere D., Berzina-Cimdina L. Bacteria adhesion and colonization on biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics surfaces // 24th European Conference on Biomaterials, Dublin, Ireland, 4–9 Sept 2011, pp 536–536. (Scopus)

    Irbe Z., Vecbiskena L., Loca D., Berzina-Cimdina L. Optimization of alpha-tricalcium phosphate cement setting // Proceedings of ECerS XII: 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 19–23 Jun 2011, pp 1–4.

    Loca D., Vecbiskena L., Romancikova N., Locs J., Berzina-Cimdina L. Osteoblast cell behavior on the surface of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics // 13th Seminar and Meeting: Ceramics, Cells and Tissues, Faenza, Italy, 17–20 May 2011, pp 28–28.

    Irbe Z., Vecbiskena L., Berzina-Cimdina L. Setting properties of brushite and hydroxyapatite compound cements // INTER ACADEMIA 2010 – 9th International Conference on Global Research and Education, Riga, Latvia, 9–12 Aug 2010, pp 194–195.  

    Irbe Z., Vecbiskena L., Berzina-Cimdina L. Control of setting time of α-tricalcium phosphate bone cements using liquid phase additives // The Summit of European Orthopaedic Research, Davos, Switzerland, 30 Jun – 2 Jul 2010, pp16–16.