Mg.sc.ing. Talrits Betkers
1970 - Master degree in Engineering science (Mg.sc.ing.)
Research Interests and Expertise
Binders and adhesives based on lignin and thermosetting resins. Soil improvers. Technology of wood polymer composites
2019 - LS IWC Bio-economic grant - Waste biomass from wood processing wastewater as a potential for application in environmentally friendly composites (LigPolimerKM). Participant.
2017-2018 - LS IWC Bio-economic grant: Waste biomass from wood processing wastewater as a potential for application in environmentally friendly composites (AtkritBiomasKM). Participant.
2014-2017 - National Research Programme, Forest and earth entrails resources: research and sustainable utilization – new products and technologies (ResProd) (2014.10-4/VPP-6/6). Participant.
2011-2015 - ERDF project - European Regional Development Fundproject - Investigations of possibilities of woodworking by-products utilization, ForestCompetenceCenter (LIAA No.L-KC-11-0004) (KC/220.127.116.11.1/10/01/003; 18.104.22.168.1.). Participant.
2006 - Statistical methods in laboratory practice, Latvian Academy of Sciences Certification Center.
2003 - Environmental auditory course, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (Denmark), FORCE TECHNOLOGY (Denmark).
- Shulga G., Neiberte B., Verovkins A., Vitolina S., Jaunslavietis J., Livcha S., Betkers T. (2019). Aminated wood sanding dust as filler for recycled polypropylene-based composite. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 53(9), 945-953.
- Shulga G., Betkers T., Vitolina S., Neiberte B., Verovkins A., Anne O., Ambrazaitene D., Žukauskaite A. (2015). Wood processing by-products treated with the lignin-based conditioner as mulch for soil protection. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 23 (04), 279-287.
- Shulga G., Betkers T., Brovkina J., Neiberte B., Verovkins A, Belous O., Ambrazaitene D., Žukauskaite A. (2008). New lignin-based polymers for ecological rehabilitation. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. Vol. 486, 291(1333)-305(1347).