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Work experience

2013 - Present

Researcher

University of Latvia, Institute of Chemical Physics

2016 - Present

Lecturer

Univesity of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics

Course "Earth Physics"

2016 - Present

Lecturer assitant

Riga Stradiņš University, Physics department

Kursa "Medicīnas fizika" pasniegšana studentu grupām.​

2011 - 2013

Scientific assistant

University of Latvia, Institute of Chemical Physics

2012 - 2012

Physicist

University of Latvia, Institute of Chemical Physics

2007 - 2011

Electronics engineer

University of Latvia, Institute of Chemical Physics

2007 - 2013

Physics Teacher

Riga State gymnasium No.1

Education and training

2006 - 2009

Bachelor diploma document Nr.BD E 2146 issued 02.07.2009, ISCED-2011 level 6

University of Latvia

2009 - 2011

Master of Natural Sciences in Physics, Master's diploma document Nr.MD E 3242 issued 01.07.2011, ISCED-2011 level 7

University of Latvia

2011 - 2015

Doctoral studies in Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, estimated qualification date: year of 2017, ISCED-2011 level 8

Achievements

Publications

1.J. Prikulis, R. Poplausks, R. Meija, J. Dzelme, D. Erts. EU Patent (EP2654193 (B1) ― 2016-02-10). Driver for piezoelectric manipulator​

2.Baitimirova M., Andzane J., Petersons, G., Meija R., Poplausks R., Romanova M., Erts D., Vapor–solid synthesis and enhanced thermoelectric properties of non-planar bismuth selenide nanoplates on graphene substrate, Journal of Materials Science, first online, pp 1-9 (2016)

3.Meija, R., Kosmaca, J., Jasulaneca, L., Petersons, K., Biswas, S., Holmes, J.D., Erts, D. Electric current induced modification of germanium nanowire NEM switch contact. Nanotechnology, 26 (19), 195503 (2015)

​​4.Malinovskis, U., Poplausks, R., Apsite, I., Meija, R., Prikulis, J., Lombardi, F., Erts, D. Ultrathin anodic aluminum oxide membranes for production of dense sub-20 nm nanoparticle arrays. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118 (16), pp. 8685-8690. (2014).​

5.Andzane, J., Meija, R., Livshits, A.I., Prikulis, J., Biswas, S., Holmes, J.D., Erts, D. An AC-assisted single-nanowire electromechanical switch. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1 (43), pp. 7134-7138 (2013)

Projects

  • Participation in INTERREG project „Technet_nano – Transnational network of public clean rooms and research facilities in nanotechnology making accessible innovation resources and services to SMEs in the BSR" (#074), 2011-2014.
  • Participation in Latvian Council of Science project Nr. 549/2012 "Nanoelectromechanical switch contact structure and mode control for improved stability", which implements fundamental research of nanomaterials properties and application in NEMS. The main duties include work in laboratory environment, experiments with nanowire based devices in situ inside a scanning electron microscope (electrical and mechanical characterization), practical investigation on the NEM switch contact properties, data processing (2013-2016).
  • Participation in ERAF project Nr. 2010/0251/2DP/2.1.1.1.0/10/APIA/VIAA/096 "Development of nanostructured matrix sensor and control equipment", which implements fundamental and industrial research on nanostructured matrix creation for sensing applications, together with experimental development. The main duties include work in laboratory environment, experiments in nanowire transport for creation of assembled nanowire arrays, data processing (2015).

Contacts

Colleagues

Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher