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Prof. Damijan Miklavčič : Ph.D., Research Programme Leader

Prof. Damijan Miklavčič

Ph.D., Research Programme Leader


damijan.miklavcic@fe.uni-lj.si
+386 1 4768 456
Publications

Born:  July 19, 1963, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Address:  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Trzaska 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone:  +386 1 4768 456
E-mail: 

Education:
1987  B.S. Electrical Engineering (University of Ljubljana)
1991  M.S. Electrical Engineering (University of Ljubljana)
1993  Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (University of Ljubljana)

Position:
1993-present  Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
1993-1994      Associate Researcher
1994-1997      Assistant Professor
1995-1996      Visiting researcher at the Institute Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
1997-2002      Associate Professor
1998-2019      Head of the Laboratory of Biocybernetics
2002-present   Professor
2003-2005      Vice-Dean for Research
2007-2015      Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
2015-present   Deputy Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Awards:
1986  Preseren Award for Students, University of Ljubljana
1989  International Award of the Maphre Foundation (Spain)
1993  National Industrial Award of Krka Pharmaceuticals
1995  Award of the Republic of Slovenia for Scientific and Research Achivements
2003  Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Science
2008  Vodovnik Prize for Exceptional Research
2008  Knight of the Order of Academic Palms of the French Republic
2012  IFMBE Vladimir Zworykin Award
2012  Rector's Award for Innovations of the University of Ljubljana - 1st Prize
2014  Golden Plaque of the University of Ljubljana
2015  Fellow of the European Alliance for Medical and Biomedical Engineering & Science
2019  Honorary Doctorate awarded by the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina [ceremony]

Bibliography:
Prof. Miklavcic has authored or co-authored over 1,300 papers, including over 400 original articles in scientific journals (source: Sicris database). His works have been cited over 10,000 times (according to Scopus) / 8,600 times (according to Wos). Together with his colleagues he has  applied for numerous patents, of which three international have been granted, along with one slovene (sourced from Sicris). His number of citations (excluding self-citations, state on 25th of March, 2020) is 9,793, and his h-index is 65. Click here for a printout of his complete bibliography.

Projects:
•  see the list of projects

Additional activities:
•  Member of the Council of the Bioelectrochemical Society (2009–2017)
•  President of the Slovenian Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology (2007–)
•  Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Slovenian Forum on
Non-Ionising Electromagnetic Radiation
•  Associate Editor of Bioelectromagnetics (2005–2007)
•  Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2002–2014)
•  Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience (2004–2013)
•  Member of the working group for preparation of the safety standards related to
non-ionising radiation at Slovenian National Standardization Office
•  Referee for over 50 SCI-indexed journals
•  Member of the Council of Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia (2010-2013)
•  President of the International Society for Electroporation-Based Technologies and Treatments (ISEBTT, 2016-2017)

Prof. Tadej Kotnik : Ph.D., Scientific Councillor, Head of the Laboratory

Prof. Tadej Kotnik

Ph.D., Scientific Councillor, Head of the Laboratory


tadej.kotnik@fe.uni-lj.si
+386 1 4768 768
Publications
Born: 1972, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Education: Ph.D. Biophysics (2000, University of Paris XI, France)
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (2000, University of Ljubljana)
Position: Vice-Dean for Research, Full Professor,
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Address: Trzaska 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +386 14 768 768
Fax: +386 14 264 658
E-mail: tadej.kotnik@fe.uni-lj.si

Courses:
      •  Digital structures (1st cycle University programme - 2nd year) [page in Slovenian]
      •  Digital technology (1st cycle Applied Engineering programme - 2nd year) [page in Slovenian]
      •  Bioelectromagnetics (2nd cycle - 2nd year) [page in Slovenian]

International awards:
2001  Galvani Prize of the Bioelectrochemical Society
2014  Ten Most Prominent Research Achievements ot the University of Ljubljana

Selected bibliography: (to generate the complete bibliography, click here)

  • Kotnik T, Weaver JC. Abiotic gene transfer: rare or rampant? J. Membrane Biol. 249:
    623-631, 2016. [PDF]
    © 2016 Springer Science + Business Media New York. DOI 10.1007/s00232-016-9897-y
  • Kotnik T, Frey W, Sack M, Haberl Meglič S, Peterka M, Miklavčič D. Electroporation-based applications in biotechnologyTrends Biotechnol. 33: 480-488, 2015. [PDF]
    © 2015 Elsevier Ltd / Cell Press. DOI 10.1016/j.tibtech.2015.06.002
  • Yarmush ML, Golberg A, Serša G, Kotnik T, Miklavčič D. Electroporation-based technologies for medicine: principles, applications, and challengesAnnu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 16: 295-320, 2014. [PDF]
    © 2014 Annual Reviews. DOI 10.1146/annurev-bioeng-071813-104622
  • Kotnik T. Lightning-triggered electroporation and electrofusion as possible contributors to natural horizontal gene transferPhys. Life Rev. 10: 351-370, 2013.
    [PDF]
    © 2013 Elsevier B.V. DOI 10.1016/j.plrev.2013.05.001
  • Kotnik T. Prokaryotic diversity, electrified DNA, lightning waveforms, abiotic gene transfer, and the Drake equation: Assessing the hypothesis of lightning-driven evolutionPhys. Life Rev. 10: 384-388, 2013. [PDF]
    © 2013 Elsevier B.V. DOI 10.1016/j.plrev.2013.07.027
  • Marjanovič I, Kotnik T. An experimental system for controlled exposure of biological samples to electrostatic dischargesBioelectrochemistry 94: 79-86, 2013. [PDF]
    © 2013 Elsevier B.V. DOI 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2013.09.001
  • Čemažar J, Kotnik T. Dielectrophoretic field-flow fractionation of electroporated cells.Electrophoresis 33: 2867-2874, 2012. [PDF]
    © 2012 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. DOI 10.1002/elps.201200265
  • Kotnik T, Kramar P, Pucihar G, Miklavčič D, Tarek M. Cell membrane electroporation –
    Part 1: The phenomenon
    IEEE Electr. Insul. M. 28(5): 14-23, 2012. [PDF]
    © 2012 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. DOI 10.1109/MEI.2012.6268438
  • Kotnik T, Pucihar G, Miklavčič D. Induced transmembrane voltage and its correlation with electroporation-mediated molecular transportJ. Membrane Biol. 236: 3-13, 2010. [PDF]
    © 2010 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC. DOI 10.1007/s00232-010-9279-9
  • Kotnik T. Computational estimation of the constant β(1) characterizing the order
    of ζ(1 + it)
    Math. Comp. 77: 1713-1723, 2008. [PDF]
    © 2008 American Mathematical Society. DOI 10.1090/S0025-5718-08-02065-6
  • Kotnik T. The prime-counting function and its analytic approximationsAdv. Comput. Math. 29: 55-70, 2008. [PDF]
    © 2008 Springer. DOI 10.1007/s10444-007-9039-2
  • Pucihar G, Kotnik T, Miklavčič D, Teissié J. Kinetics of transmembrane transport of small molecules into electropermeabilized cellsBiophys. J. 95: 2837-2848, 2008. [PDF]
    © 2008 Biophysical Society. DOI 10.1529/biophysj.108.135541
  • Kotnik T. Evaluation of some integrals of sums involving the Möbius functionInt. J. Comput. Math. 84: 469-475, 2007. [PDF]
    © 2007 Taylor and Francis. DOI 10.1080/00207160701210125
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D. Theoretical evaluation of voltage inducement on internal membranes of biological cells exposed to electric fieldsBiophys. J. 90: 480-491,
    2006. [PDF]
    © 2006 Biophysical Society. DOI 10.1529/biophysj.105.070771
  • Kotnik T, te Riele H. The Mertens conjecture revisitedLect. Notes Comp. Sci. 4076: 156-167, 2006. [PDF]
    © 2006 Springer Verlag. DOI 10.1007/11792086_12
  • Kotnik T. Computational estimation of the order of ζ(½ + it)Math. Comp. 73: 949-956, 2004. [PDF] [PS]
    © 2003 American Mathematical Society. DOI 10.1090/S0025-5718-03-01568-0
  • Kotnik T, van de Lune J. On the order of the Mertens function. Exp. Math. 13: 473-481, 2004. [PDF]
    © 2004 AK Peters, Ltd. ISSN 1058-6458. DOI 10.1080/10586458.2004.10504556
  • Kotnik T, Pucihar G, Rebersek M, Mir LM, Miklavcic D. Role of pulse shape in cell membrane electropermeabilizationBiochim. Biophys. Acta 1614: 193-200, 2003. [PDF]
    © 2003 Elsevier BV. DOI 10.1016/S0005-2736(03)00173-1
  • Kotnik T, van de Lune J. Further systematic computations on the summatory function of the Möbius functionCWI Report MAS R-0313: 1-9, 2003. [PDF]
    © 2003 CWI Amsterdam. ISSN 1386-3703
  • Kotnik T, Mir LM, Flisar K, Puc M, Miklavcic D. Cell membrane electropermeabilization by symmetrical bipolar rectangular pulses. Part I. Increased efficiency of permeabilizationBioelectrochemistry 54: 83-90, 2001. [PDF]
    © 2001 Elsevier BV. DOI 10.1016/S1567-5394(01)00114-1
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D, Mir LM. Cell membrane electropermeabilization by symmetrical bipolar rectangular pulses. Part II. Reduced electrolytic contaminationBioelectrochemistry 54: 91-95, 2001. [PDF]
    © 2001 Elsevier BV. DOI 10.1016/S1567-5394(01)00115-3
  • Kotnik T, Macek-Lebar A, Miklavcic D, Mir LM. Evaluation of cell membrane electropermeabilization by means of nonpermeant cytotoxic agentBiotechniques 28: 921-926, 2000. [PDF]
    © 2000 Eaton Publishing Co. ISSN 0736-6205
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D. Analytical description of transmembrane voltage induced by electric fields on spheroidal cellsBiophys. J. 79: 670-679, 2000. [PDF]
    © 2000 Biophysical Society. ISSN 0006-3495
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D. Second-order model of membrane electric field induced by alternating external electric fieldsIEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 47: 1074-1081, 2000.
    [PDF]
    © 2000 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. DOI 10.1109/10.855935
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D. Theoretical evaluation of the distributed power dissipation in biological cells exposed to electric fieldsBioelectromagnetics 21: 385-394, 2000. [PDF]
    © 2000 Wiley-Liss, Inc. DOI 10.1002/1521-186X(200007)21:5<385::AID-BEM7>3.0.CO;2-F
  • Kotnik T, Miklavcic D, Slivnik T. Time course of transmembrane voltage induced by time-varying electric fields – a method for theoretical analysis and its application.Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 45: 3-16, 1998. [PDF]
    © 1998 Elsevier Science SA. DOI 10.1016/S0302-4598(97)00093-7
  • Kotnik T, Bobanovic F, Miklavcic D. Sensitivity of transmembrane voltage induced by applied electric fields – a theoretical analysisBioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 43: 285-291, 1997. [PDF]
    © 1997 Elsevier Science SA. DOI 10.1016/S0302-4598(97)00023-8
Prof. Tomaž Jarm : Ph.D.

Prof. Tomaž Jarm

Ph.D.


tomaz.jarm@fe.uni-lj.si
Assoc. Prof. Alenka Maček Lebar : Ph.D.

Assoc. Prof. Alenka Maček Lebar

Ph.D.


alenka.maceklebar@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Peter Kramar : Ph.D.

Assist. Prof. Peter Kramar

Ph.D.


peter.kramar@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Matej Reberšek : Ph.D.

Assist. Prof. Matej Reberšek

Ph.D.


matej.rebersek@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Bor Kos : Ph.D.

Assist. Prof. Bor Kos

Ph.D.


bor.kos@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Matej Kranjc : Ph.D.

Assist. Prof. Matej Kranjc

Ph.D.


matej.kranjc@fe.uni-lj.si
Tina Batista Napotnik : Ph.D., Scientific Associate

Tina Batista Napotnik

Ph.D., Scientific Associate


tina.batistanapotnik@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Lea Rems : Ph.D., Scientific Associate

Assist. Prof. Lea Rems

Ph.D., Scientific Associate


lea.rems@fe.uni-lj.si
+386 1 476 8396
Publications

Born:  November 8, 1988, Novo mesto, SR Slovenia (YU)
Address:  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Trzaska 25, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone:  +386 1 476 8396
E-mail: 

Education:
PhD in Electrical Engineering (2016, University of Ljubljana)

Position:
1. 11. 2019−present Scientific Associate, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Slovenia
1. 3. 2018−28. 2. 2021 Postdoctoral Researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden
1. 2. 2016−28. 2. 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Delft University of Technology, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Delft, Netherlands
25. 2. 2015−7. 6. 2015 and 24. 9. 2015−7. 11. 2015 Guest Researcher, Université de Lorraine, CNRS, Nancy, France
1. 10. 2012−31. 1. 2016 Junior Researcher, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Slovenia

Awards:
2011 Prešern Award (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana)
2013 Golden Nahtigal Award for young researchers
2014 IFMBE Young Investigator Competition Award (2nd prize)
2014 Best Student Presentation Award at the Bioelectrics Workshop, Norfolk, VA, USA
2016 Krka Award for doctoral dissertation
2017 Vodovnik Award (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana)
2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (European Commission)

Bibliography:
Dr. Rems has authored or co-authored more than 40 publications, including ~20 original articles in scientific journals. Her works have been cited over 350 times (source: WoS and Sicris databases).

SICRIS: click here
Publications (COBISS): click here

 

Assist. Prof. Janja Dermol-Černe : Ph.D., Scientific Associate

Assist. Prof. Janja Dermol-Černe

Ph.D., Scientific Associate


janja.dermol-cerne@fe.uni-lj.si
Assist. Prof. Samo Mahnič-Kalamiza : Ph.D., Scientific Associate

Assist. Prof. Samo Mahnič-Kalamiza

Ph.D., Scientific Associate


samo.mahnic-kalamiza@fe.uni-lj.si
Saša Haberl Meglič : Ph.D., Research Associate

Saša Haberl Meglič

Ph.D., Research Associate


sasa.haberl-meglic@fe.uni-lj.si
Shaurya Sachdev : Ph.D., Research Associate

Shaurya Sachdev

Ph.D., Research Associate

Eva Pirc : Ph.D., Research Associate

Eva Pirc

Ph.D., Research Associate


eva.pirc@fe.uni-lj.si
Vid Jan : Ph.D., Research Associate

Vid Jan

Ph.D., Research Associate


vid.jan@fe.uni-lj.si
Karel Flisar : Ph.D, Senior Lecturer and Research Associate

Karel Flisar

Ph.D, Senior Lecturer and Research Associate


karel.flisar@fe.uni-lj.si
Katja Balantič : MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Junior Researcher

Katja Balantič

MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Junior Researcher


katja.balantic@fe.uni-lj.si
Helena Cindrič : Junior Researcher

Helena Cindrič

Junior Researcher


helena.cindric@fe.uni-lj.si
Žana Lovšin : MSc in Molecular and Functional Biology, Junior Researcher

Žana Lovšin

MSc in Molecular and Functional Biology, Junior Researcher


zana.lovsin@fe.uni-lj.si
Tamara Polajžer : Junior Researcher

Tamara Polajžer

Junior Researcher


tamara.polajzer@fe.uni-lj.si
Tjaša Potočnik : Junior Researcher

Tjaša Potočnik

Junior Researcher


tjasa.potocnik@fe.uni-lj.si
Marko Stručić : Junior Researcher

Marko Stručić

Junior Researcher

Anja Blažič : Junior Researcher

Anja Blažič

Junior Researcher

Aleksandra Cvetkoska : Researcher

Aleksandra Cvetkoska

Researcher


aleksandra.cvetkoska@fe.uni-lj.si
Maria Scuderi : MSc in Bioengineering, Researcher

Maria Scuderi

MSc in Bioengineering, Researcher


maria.scuderi@fe.uni-lj.si
Rok Šmerc : MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Researcher

Rok Šmerc

MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Researcher


rok.smerc@fe.uni-lj.si
Angelika Vižintin : Researcher

Angelika Vižintin

Researcher


angelika.vizintin@fe.uni-lj.si
00386 1 4768 773
Publications
Peter Lombergar : MSc in Electrical Engineering, Researcher

Peter Lombergar

MSc in Electrical Engineering, Researcher


peter.lombergar@fe.uni-lj.si
+386 1 476 8275
Jernej Štublar : BSc in Electrical Engineering, Researcher

Jernej Štublar

BSc in Electrical Engineering, Researcher

Duša Hodžić : Research Assistant

Duša Hodžić

Research Assistant


dusa.hodzic@fe.uni-lj.si
Špela Zver : Researcher and Technical Assistant

Špela Zver

Researcher and Technical Assistant


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Janez Žigon : Technical Assistant

Janez Žigon

Technical Assistant


janez.zigon@fe.uni-lj.si

Jessica Genovese : Student / študentka

Jessica Genovese

Student / študentka

Maša Blažič : Student / študentka

Maša Blažič

Student / študentka

Katja Ružič : Student / študentka

Katja Ružič

Student / študentka