Stanko Strmčnik

Prof. Dr. Stanko Strmčnik

Researcher, Head of Department 1986-2011

Department of Systems and Control
Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova cesta 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

e-mail: stanko.strmcnik@ijs.si
tel: +386 1 477 35 76

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Date of birth: January 29, 1949
Place of birth: Vitanje, community Slovenske Konjice, Slovenia

Details of education

  • 1967 Secondary school in Celje, Slovenia
  • 1972 Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 1975 Magister degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 1979 Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Career to date

  • From 1972 onwards working without interruptions at the J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 1982 - 1986 Informal Automation group leader within the Department of Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics, J.Stefan Institute
  • 1986 - 2011 Head, Department of Systems and Control (former Department of Computer Automation and Control), J. Stefan Institute
  • 1992 - 1996 Adviser to Executive Director, J.Stefan Institute

Areas of professional activity
Research

mathematical modelling, computer simulation, system identification, optimal control, computer-aided control system design (CACSD), social/human aspects of automation

Development

CACSD tools, development environment for control system implementation, microcomputer hardware and software, control algorithms for complex continuous and batch processes, combustion control, process control applications

Educational activities

In 1982 Assistant Professor, in 1988 Associate Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. In 2009 Full Professor at University of Nova Gorica

  • lecturer at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  • lecturer at the School of Engineering and Management, Unversity of Nova Gorica

Other activities

  • president of the National Committee for Technical Sciences I (1992-1993)
  • national coordinator of the research area "Systems and Cybernetics" (1992-1996)
  • member of the National Committee for Research and Development (1992-1997)
  • vice president of the National Committee for Technical Sciences (1993-1996)
  • deputy national coordinator of the research area "Systems and Cybernetics" (1998 - 2004)
  • member of the Council for Science and Technology of Republic Slovenia (2003 - 2004)
  • president of the Commission for applications, J.Stefan Institute (1995 - 2000)
  • member of the Commission for elections, J.Stefan Institute
  • member of the Board of Governors, J.Stefan Institute
  • member of the Scientific Research Council for Engieneering, Slovenian Research Agency

Awards

  • The Preseren Award for students, 1971
  • The Bedjanic Award for diploma thesis, 1973
  • The SBK national award for inventions and technical improvement, 1985
  • The SBK national award for research achievements, 1988
  • The award of Republic Slovenia for research and technology achievements, 1997

Membership of associations

  • member of executive board (former president), Slovenian Society of Automatic Control
  • affiliate member, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)
  • senior member, IEEE (Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)
  • member, Slovenian Simulation Society
  • member, Engineering Academy of Slovenia

Publications

Complete bibliography: available at COBISS