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professor Matjaz Valant
(orcid.org/0000-0003-4842-5676)
University of Nova Gorica
Head of Materials Research Laboratory (see video)

Campus Ajdovscina
Vipavska 11c , 5270 Ajdovscina
Slovenia
Phone: +386 5 3653502
Fax: +386 5 3653527
matjaz.valant(at)ung.si

Adjunct Professor
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences
Chengdu 610054, China


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Born - Januar 4, 1967, Celje , Slovenia
B.Sc. in Chemistry , Univ. Ljubljana , Slovenia , 1991
Ph.D. in Chemistry , Univ. Ljubljana , Slovenia , 1996
Postdoc - J.Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia , 1996 - 1998
Postdoc Spec. - University of Pennsylvania, The Laboratory for Research on the
..Structure of Matter , Philadelphia, USA 1997 - 1998
Senior Research Fellow – J. Stefan Institute , Ljubljana, Slovenia , 1999-2005
Assistant Professor (general and inorganic chemistry) - University of Maribor,
..Slovenia, 2002-2007
Senior Research Fellow - London South Bank University, Centre for Physical
..Electronics and Materials , London, UK, 2005-2006
Research Fellow - Imperial College London , Department of Materials, London, UK, ..2007
Professor, Associate (materials) – University of Nova Gorica ,.Slovenia, 2007 - 2013
Visiting Professor – London South Bank University, London, UK, 2017-2019
Academic Visitor - Imperial College London, Department of Materials, London, UK,   2007 - 2018
Dean of School of Environmental Sciences at University of Nova Gorica,
  Slovenia -  2010 - 2013, 2016 - 2022
Vice-president of Slovenian Chemical Society, 2018-2021
Full Professor (Materials) – University of Nova Gorica , Slovenia, 2013 - present
Adjunct Professor – Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, University   of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, 2015 - present
Head of Materials Research Laboratory – University of Nova Gorica,
  Slovenia, 2009 - present
Vice-rector for Sustainable Development and Technology, University of Nova     Gorica ,  Slovenia, 2022 - present
high temperature phase relations
phase change materials
hydrogen production
energy storage
topological insulators
chlorine chemistry
multiferroics
(photo)catalysts
electrocalorics ...more >>