Egils Ginters is the leader of Sociotechnical Systems Engineering Group at Department of Modelling and Simulation of faculty of Computer Science and Information Technologies. He is full time professor of Riga Technical University. Graduated with excellence from Riga Technical University Department of Automation and Telemechanics in 1984 and holds Dr.Sc.Ing. in 1996. He is a Senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) and Latvian Simulation Society.
He participated and/or coordinated EC funded research and academic projects:
FP7 FLAG-ERA JCT 2016 FuturICT 2.0 (2017-2020), FP7 FUPOL project No. 287119 (2011-2015), FP7-ICT-2009-5 CHOREOS project No. 257178 (2010-2014), FP6 e-LOGMAR-M project No.511285 (2004-2006), EC LdV project SocSimNet LV/B/F/PP-172.000 (2004-2006), EC LdV LOGIS MOBILE LV/B/F/PP-172.001 (2004-2006), FP5 project BALTPORTS-IT (2000-2003), EC LdV project LOGIS LV-PP-138.003 (2000-2002), EC INCO Copernicus project DAMACHP PL976012 (1998-2000) and EC INCO Copernicus Project AMCAI 0312 (1994-1997) and others.
His interests in science are related with sociotechnical systems modelling and simulation, logistics information systems, visualization and systems sustainability research. He has more than 170 scientific articles related with the research fields.