Jurijs Lavendels is working in Riga Technical University since 1975. He is dr.sc.ing. since 1987 and associated professor since 2002. He is an author of 42 scientific contributions including one monograph. His main research activities are software engineering and e-learning. Since 1998 he is the head of Informatics and Software department and the member of different educational-related boards and committees. He is experienced teacher in fundamentals of software and the author and responsible person of certified e-learning post-graduate Programme for teachers in informatics. He is Methodical Manager of a couple of ongoing projects and the expert of European Regional Development Fund in Latvia.