Lina Vinikiene studied a program of distance learning information technologies and got master degree in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. She started her research in PhD studies in Vilnius University three years ago and started working in the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics as specialist. Her research is centered on the assessment of IT and informatics. The areas of scientific interest are assessment of student competencies, test validity and reliability, assessment tools. She is involved in organizing the "Bebras" network on informatics and computational thinking. She has experience on management of e. learning, development online courses, e. learning platforms. Also she has experience with implementing EU-funded projects.