Prof. Dr. Janis Grundspenkis
Janis Grundspenkis is a Professor of Systems Theory, the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, and the Head of the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering at Riga Technical University, Latvia. In 1993 he received the degree of Habilitated Doctor of Engineering Sciences from Riga Technical University. He is a full member of Latvian Academy of Sciences.
The most significant scientific achievement of Janis Grundspenkis is the development of structural modelling approach for modelling, analysis, and diagnosis of complex heterogeneous technical systems, with another major research direction being the development of intelligent tutoring and knowledge assessment systems. He has published more than 260 scientific publications.
He was the initiator of the development of the study programme “Computer Systems” at Riga Technical University, and since its establishment in 1994, he is the Director of this programme. Since 1990s his teaching activities are mostly focused on two areas: systems theory and artificial intelligence, in which he has developed and taught more than 15 study courses. He has supervised 12 doctoral students who have successfully defended their theses and received the degree of Doctor of Engineering Sciences.
He is an Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Applied Computer Systems” published by De Gruyter Open.
Riga Technical University, Latvia
Presentation Title: "Problems of development of intelligent tutoring and knowledge assessment systems"