Education in Physics and PhD from University of Latvia. Director of Riga Technical University Distance Education Study Centre.
Experience in IT, Research, e-learning and administration: Director of Department of Higher Education and Research, Latvian Ministry of Education and Science 1991-1997.
Dr. Atis Kapenieks has participated in more than 20 international e-learning development projects in Europe.
Over 60 publications on physics, 6 publications on higher education and research policy, 15 on Internet and Multimedia applications in e-learning. Current scientific interest: virtual learning environments, multimedia applications e- learning and regional development.