Primož Kocbek is a research assistant at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences and a PhD student of biostatistics at the University of Ljubljana. His research interest includes statistical modeling and machine learning techniques with applications in healthcare. Currently his focus is machine learning models with temporal relations in Electronic Health Records and their interpretability, which is also part of his PhD thesis. He also participated in multiple national and international research projects associated with machine learning in healthcare.
This summer he will visit Prof. Jure Leskovec at Stanford University and is honored to be given this opportunity to expand his knowledge. In his free time, he enjoys reading a good book or watching a good movie and likes to travel and learn about foreign cultures.