Jožef . ' '
                  . Vižintin

Prof. Emerit. Jožef Vižintin, PhD

Office hours: by appointment via email

Department: Katedra za mehaniko, konstruiranje in računalniški inženiring

Why FINI? »Collaboration and innovation with a special focus on an individualized and student-centered approach.«

Professional biography

1965-1966 Avtopromet Gorica, Head of Maintenance Department, 1972-1980 Assistant, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana,1980-1987 Director, Research Institute for Materials and Structures, Ljubljana, 1984 -1989 Assistant Professor for Tribology and Mechanical Power Transmission, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. 1986-2015 President of Slovenian Society of Tribology, 1987 Establishment of Laboratory for Tribology and Technical Diagnostics,1989-1995 Associate Professor for Tribology and Mechanical Power Transmissio, 1994 Founder of Center for Tribology and Technical Diagnostics, 1994-2014 Head of the Center for Tribology and Technical Diagnostics, 1995-present Full Professor for Tribology and Mechanical power Transmission, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, 1996-2014 Principal of chair for Tribology and Maintenance systems, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering ,1997-2001Vice Rectors for Research and Postgraduate study on the University of Ljubljana, 2001President of Slovenian Academy of Engineering Sciences, 2006-2010 President of Scientific committee of WEMESURF EU project, 2007-2008 President of Slovenian Academy of Engineering Sciences , 2007-2008 Director, Institute for Innovation and Development of University of Ljubljana(IRI), 2007 Founder of the European Conference on Tribology (ECOTRIB) with Austrian, Italian and Switzerland Tribology Society, 2008-2010 President of Scientific Committee of Institute for Innovation and Development of University of Ljubljana (IRI),2010 Secretary General, Slovenian Academy of Engineering.

Researcher activities

Tribology, technical Diagnostic,Power Transmisions, Surface Engineering:155 scientific papers, 393 conference papers, 11 chapters in scientific books, 32 invited lectures, 98 research reports, 252 industrial expert reports, 10 patents (3 international). He publication the book:« Tribology of mechanical systems: aguide to present and future technologies«, published by »ASME and book : »Gonila in pogonski sklopi«, published by Slovensko društvo za tribologijo.

Other activities, projects

He has working on the over 30 international projects (USA, EU FRAME WORK PROGRAME, COST, INCOCOPERNICUS, Marie Curie, EUREKA) and on the about 200 domestic sientific, research and industrial projects.

Courses and their applicability

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