Employee and student awards

Employees

Prof. Dr. Kozma Ahačič
“Apple of inspiration”, President of the Republic Slovenia Borut Pahor Award, 2017

Prof. Dr. Kozma Ahačič
ZRC SAZU “golden sign” award, 2016

Prof. Dr. Božidar Šarler
Zois Award for 2016, State Award for Science

Prof. Dr. Franc Marušič
Zois Prize for 2016, State Award for Science

Prof. Dr. Gregor Cevc
Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia, 2016, State Award

Prof. Dr. Tanja Pipan
ZRC SAZU “golden sign” award, 2016

Prof. Dr. Stane Granda
ZRC SAZU “researcher emeritus” award, 2016

Prof. Dr. Katja Mihurko Poniž
Zois Prize for 2015, State Award for Science

Prof. Dr. Andreja Gomboc
Zois Prize for 2015, State Award for Science

Prof. dr. Samo Stanič
“Primorski um” award 2014

Dr. Melita Sternad Lemut
“Prometej znanosti” award 2014, Slovenian Science Foundation Award for excellency in outreach

Dr. Rok Prebil
Pregel Award for his Exceptional Doctoral Work, 2014

Prof. Dr. Giovanni De Ninno
Zois Prize for 2014, State Award for Science

Dr. Klemen Lisjak
Puh Prize for 2014, State Award for Research and development

Doc. Dr. Ana Toroš
Brda Municipality award, June 2014

Prof. Dr. Matjaž Valant
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2013

Prof. Dr. Katja Mihurko Poniž
“Prometej znanosti” award 2013, Slovenian Science Foundation Award for excellency in outreach

Prof. Dr. Tanja Dominko
Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia, 2013, State Award

Prof. Dr. Nada Lavrač
Zois Prize for 2013, State Award for Science

Prof. Dr. Mladen Franko
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2012

Prof. Dr. Matjaž Valant
Zois Award for 2012, State Award for Science

Prof. Dr. Jure Piškur
Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia, 2012, State Award

Prof. Dr. Polonca Trebše
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2011

Doc. Dr. Elsa Fabbretti and Dr. Peter Purg
“Prometej znanosti” award, 2011, Slovenian Science Foundation Award for excellency in outreach

Prof. Dr. Jure Piškur
The prize of Miroslav Zei for extraordinary research achievements in the field of research activity of the National Institute of Biology, November 2011

Dr. Ana Toroš
Award of the Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad for her research project, July 2011

Dr. Ana Toroš
Award of the Office of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad for her research project, July 2011

Dr. Robert Vertnik
Award of the European Committee for Computational Methods for Applied Sciences – ECCOMAS for the year 2010, May 2011

Prof. Dr. Iztok Arčon
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2010

Prof. Dr. Oto Luthar
Austrian President Heinz Fischer decorated prof. dr. Oto Luthar with the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, February 2011

Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2009

Doc. Dr. Irena Avsenik Nabergoj
Zois Prize for 2009, State Award for Science

Doc. Dr. Gregor Veble
Puh Prize for 2009, State Award for Research and development

Dr. Malgorzata Piecha
Krka Prize, October 2009

Mojca Arsenijević
Awards for the contribution to sustainable development of society for the year 2008, October 2009

Doc. Dr. Maja Bračič Lotrič
Best paper award.
International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies CompSysTech’ 09, Ruse, Bulgaria, June 2009

Mag. Ana Toroš
Award for the poem entitled “Iskalci križišč”
International poetry competition “Premio internazionale di Poesia Castello di Duino”, April 2009

Doc. Dr. Gregor Veble
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2008

Gregor Kosec and Prof. Dr. Božidar Šarler
Emerald Literati Network Award of Excellence 2009. They were awarded for the authorship of the scientific article entitled “Solution of Thermo – fluid Problems by Collocation and Local Pressure Correction”, which was published in 2008 in the International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow.
Emerald, the world’s leading publisher in the fields of management and technology, 2009

Prof. Dr. Polonca Trebše
Zois Prize for 2008, State Award for Science

Dr. Urh Černigoj
“Jožef Stefan” Golden Emblem Prize, 2008
Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr. Urška Lavrenčič Štangar
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2007

Dr. Urška Lavrenčič Štangar
“Prometej znanosti” award 2007, Slovenian Science Foundation Award for excellency in outreach

Mag. Agnieszka Zuzanna Lorbiecka
Award for the best poster presented.
Conference “10 th International Symposium on Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering”, Šibenik , Croatia, September 2007

Dr. Božidar Šarler
Primorska prize for technology transfer, 2006

Dr. Urška Lavrenčič Štangar
Zois Prize for 2006, State Award for Science

Dr. Iztok Arčon
Zois Prize for 2006, State Award for Science

Dr. Božidar Šarler
Puh Prize for 2006, State Award for Research and development

Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik
President of the Republic of Slovenia dr. Janez Drnovšek decorated prof.dr. Danilo Zavrtanik with the state decoration “The Order for Services”, 2005

Dr. Polonca Trebše
Award for the best oral presentation at “Sixth European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry”, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, 2005

Dr. Mladen Franko
Zois Prize for 2005, State Award for Science

Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik
Nova Gorica Municipality Award, 2005

Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and dr. Marko Mikuž from J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana
Zois Award for 2004, State Award for Science
Short presentation

Dr. Božidar Šarler
Best paper award in liquid-solid processing, “Joint Workgroup Meeting COST-526 Automatic Process Optimization in Materials Technology”, Budapest, Hungary, 2002

Dr. Aleksandar Jurišič
MERTEN M. HASSE PRIZE for 1999
Mathematical Association of America

Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik
Ambassador of Science, 1997, State Award
Ministry for Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia

Dr. Iztok Arčon
“Jožef Stefan” Golden Emblem Prize, 1996
Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia

External associate

Doc. mag. Janez Burger
Eight Vesna awards in various categories, among them also Vesna for the best feature film, Festival of Slovenian Film, September 2017

Dušan Kastelic
Vesna award for the best animated film, Festival of Slovenian Film, September 2017

Prof. Dr. Gregor Mali
Pregl Award, June 2017

Prof. Rajko Grlić
Vesna award for the best coproduction, Festival of Slovenian Film, September 2016

Prof. Rajko Grlić
The American Grand Prix award for the best film, September 2016

Prof. Dr. Urška Vrhovšek
Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia, 2014, State Award

Prof. Paola Eugenia Falini
Award from the Architectural Institute of Japan, May 2014

Doc. Dr. Kaja Širok
The honorary title of the Knight of the Italian Star Order, May 2014

Prof. Dr. Siraj-ul-Islam
Ranked Best University Teacher of Pakistan, August 2013

Rajko Grlić
Award for the best film »Just between us«
International Film festival »GSIFF New York 2010«, New York, October 2010

Graduate students

Sandra Jovanvska
First Prize in the Student Films sections, Festival of European Film Cinedays in Skopje, November 2016

Urška Djukić
Vesna award for the best short film, Festival of Slovenian Film, September 2016

Dunja Danial
Award for Best Music Documentary, Grossmann Festival 2016, July 2016

Valerija Zabret
Vesna and Restart Awards, September 2015

Lea Manfreda
Technological Network called the Technology of Process Management Award, April 2015

Dr. Iva Mrak
Award for best Ph.D. thesis in the area of innovative methods and tools for promoting adaptable, creative and sustainable places, February 2015

Dr. Mojca Stubelj Ars
Award of the Alpine Convention, September 2014

mag. Manisha Chhikara
Award for the best workshop poster
International Workshop on Solar Energy Materials – SOLMAT 2014, Vipava, Slovenia, June 2014

Tina Jerman
National scholarship »For Women in Science«, January 2013

Valentin Koblar
Trimo Research Awards 2011, June 2011

Drago Papler
Awards for the contribution to sustainable development of society for the year 2008, October 2009

Andrej Ovca
Award for the best scientific contributions.
15th Young Investigators’ Seminar on Analytical Chemistry – YISAC 2009, Graz, Austria, June 2009

Drago Papler
Trimo Research Awards 2009, May 2009

Dr. Miha Založnik
“Jožef Stefan” Golden Emblem Prize, 2008
Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia

mag. Malgorzata Piecha
Award for the best oral presentation.
9th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry – EMEC 9, Girona, Spain, December 2008

Andraž Petrović
Award for the best scientific contributions whose authors are young researcher. In his contribution, Andraž Petrović focusses on morphology and the electronic properties of thin organic semiconductor films and their role in the performance of organic thin film transistors.
European Materials Research Society 2008 Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, May 2008

Miha Založnik
Young researcher prize for best paper in metallic materials research: “Macrosegregation simulation in DC casting of binary aluminum alloys”, 11th Conference on Materials and Technologies, Portorož, October 2003.

Miran Kovač
Award for Diploma Work, Ljubljana, October 2002
Bank of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Robert Hudej
Golden award at XXXV meeting of Slovenia young researchers

Janez Perko
“France Prešeren Award” for Diploma Work, 1997
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Barbara Vokal
SIMSUG Accolade prize
International Conference on Stable Isotope and Isotope Effects at Carry-Le-Rouet, France

Lea Pogačnik (postgraduate student)
Frst prize for contribution “Determination of Organophosphorus and Carbamate
Pesticides in Fruit Juices by a Biosensor with Photothermal detection” on a conference “5th International Young Investigators Seminar on Analytical Chemistry”, Bled, Slovenia, 1998
National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Matjaž Kobal
“France Prešeren Award” for Diploma Work, 1997
Faculty for Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Undergraduate students

Vanesa Klinec
Second place and a silver medal, European championship of Young wine specialists in Paris, March 2017

Ester Ivakič
The Special Note for student film, Festival of Slovenian Film, September 2016

Ivana Kacafura
Award for the best energy concept, April 2015

Tina Kocjan
Nahtigal recognition award, September 2014

Jan Krivec
Third place for his bachelor’s thesis in the area of computer science and informatics at the conference “The Days of Slovene Informatics 2014”, April 2014

Matej Boltar
Award of the Maintenance Workers of Slovenia for diploma theses in the field of maintenance, October 2013

Petra Kavčič
Award of the Slavic Studies Society of Slovenia for diploma thesis, October 2012

Edina Talić
SID Bank Award for undergraduate diploma, June 2011

Peter Bakaršič
1st position in the category of Grape growing, 3rd positions in the category of Wine making, 1st position in the category of Wine degustation and title EUROPEA CHAMPION
3rd EUROPEA WINE CHAMPIONSHIP, Santo Tirso, Portugal, March 2008.

Marko Benčina
5th position in the category of Grape growing, 5th positions in the category of Wine making
3rd EUROPEA WINE CHAMPIONSHIP, Santo Tirso, Portugal, March 2008.

Peter Bakaršič and Marko Benčina
2nd position in Team competition
3rd EUROPEA WINE CHAMPIONSHIP, Santo Tirso, Portugal, March 2008.

Nika Gregorič and Borut Trbižan
Silver medal for the second place in the category »Best European Team« and silver medal for the second place in the special category » Special Award Spain«, testing the knowledge of the Spanish enography.
2nd EUROPEA WINE CHAMPIONSHIP, Murcia, Spain, April 2007.