Mykolas Daunys (Lithuania) – Professor, Habilitated Doctor of Science in Technology, mechanical engineer, author of 9 inventions.
Head of the Machinery Department (from 1993 – Department of Machinery Design) of Kaunas University of Technology (former KPI) in 1983–1995; member and correspondent of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences in 1994. Chief editor of the scientific journal “Mechanika” from 1995.
Main works: research of strength and reliability of materials and structures, design of machinery.
Daunys was awarded the Lithuanian Science Prize in 1994 and Kazimieras Simonavičius Prize by the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences in 2005.
The title of KTU Honorary Professor was awarded for the long-term scientific activities and scientific achievements.