Inga Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė | Electrical Engineering | Excellence in Scientific Innovation Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Inga Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė | Electrical Engineering | Excellence in Scientific Innovation Award

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Inga Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė's academic journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Kaunas University of Technology in 2009, followed by a Master's degree in Control Engineering in 2011 from the same institution. She further pursued her academic interests, culminating in a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Vilnius University in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. HP. Dr. Arūnas Ramanavičius.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė has held various positions in academia and research institutes, showcasing her expertise and leadership. From her role as a Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences to her current position as the Head of the Bioelectrochemical Technologies Laboratory at State Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, she has demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and innovation.

Contributions and Research Focus

Her scientific activities have primarily revolved around the development and application of advanced techniques in analytical chemistry and electrochemistry. Dr. Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė's research focuses on scanning electrochemical microscopy, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, and their applications in investigating biological surfaces and living cells. She is also involved in projects related to the development of biosensors, biofuel cells, and conductive polymers for various technological applications.

Accolades and Recognition

Her contributions to the field have been recognized with awards and acknowledgments, including awards for the best publications at Vilnius University and a scholarship from the Lithuanian Research Council for prospective Ph.D. students. Her dedication and excellence have earned her the acknowledgment for the merits of the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

Impact and Influence

Her work has had a significant impact on the scientific community, particularly in the field of analytical chemistry and bioelectrochemical technologies. Through her research, Dr. Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė has contributed to advancing our understanding of biological systems and developing novel approaches for biomedical and environmental applications.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Her legacy lies in her ongoing efforts to push the boundaries of scientific knowledge and foster innovation in analytical chemistry and electrochemistry. Her future contributions are poised to further enrich the field, paving the way for advancements in bioelectrochemical technologies and their applications in healthcare, environmental monitoring, and beyond.


A total of  955 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            955
  • h-index              21
  • i10-index           33

Notable Publications 

Electrochemically deposited molecularly imprinted polymer-based sensors
S Ramanavičius, I Morkvėnaitė-Vilkončienė, U Samukaitė-Bubnienė, ...
[35] 2022

Wearable feet pressure sensor for human gait and falling diagnosis
V Bucinskas, A Dzedzickis, J Rozene, J Subaciute-Zemaitiene, ...
[34] 2021

Towards microbial biofuel cells: Improvement of charge transfer by self-modification of microoganisms with conducting polymer–Polypyrrole
A Kisieliute, A Popov, RM Apetrei, G Cârâc, I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, ...
[83] 2019

Polyethylene-Carbon Composite (Velostat®) Based Tactile Sensor
A Dzedzickis, E Sutinys, V Bucinskas, U Samukaite-Bubniene, B Jakstys, ...
[65] 2020

Biofuel cell based on glucose oxidase from Penicillium funiculosum 46.1 and horseradish peroxidase
A Ramanavicius, A Kausaite-Minkstimiene, I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, ...
[63] 2015

Yeast-based microbial biofuel cell mediated by 9, 10-phenantrenequinone
J Rozene, I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, I Bruzaite, A Dzedzickis, ...
[44] 2021

Scanning electrochemical microscopy in the development of enzymatic sensors and immunosensors
I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, A Ramanaviciene, A Kisieliute, V Bucinskas,
[39] 2019

9, 10-Phenanthrenequinone as a redox mediator for the imaging of yeast cells by scanning electrochemical microscopy
I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, A Ramanaviciene, A Ramanavicius
[36] 2016

Scanning electrochemical impedance microscopy for investigation of glucose oxidase catalyzed reaction
I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, P Genys, A Ramanaviciene, A Ramanavicius
[35] 2015

Towards Microorganism-Based Biofuel Cells: The Viability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Modified by Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
I Bruzaite, J Rozene, I Morkvenaite-Vilkonciene, A Ramanavicius
[29] 2020