Generation 2016

Vizovisek Matej

Matej studied chemistry at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Chemistry and Chemical Technology and finished his studies in 2009. Afterwards he did his PhD in prof. Boris Turk’s lab at Jozef Stefan Institute and defended his PhD in 2014. Currently, Matej is working as a research assistant, his main research field is proteomics which

Travnik Kaja

Kaja Travnik is going to work with professor Peter Verovsek at Harvard University. She studied Law as an undergraduate at the European Faculty of Law. She continued her studies and became a Master of Law at the European Faculty of Law. Kaja was always interested in European Law, the function of the European Union and

Srebre Matej

Matej comes from Sostanj, northern Slovenia. At first, he was planning to become a programmer and went to Computer Engineering high school in Velenje, then continued as a Computer Science student at the University of Ljubljana; after one year of Computer Science, he switched to Physics and finished his bachelor’s degree last June. Now, Matej

Rozman Jan

Jan Rozman is presently a third-year undergraduate physics student at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana. This summer, he will be working with Professor Andrej Kosmrlj at Princeton University. Jan’s studies have been focused mostly on theoretical and mathematical physics. His primary research interest is biophysics, in particular, the mechanics

Rožanec Jože

Jože Rožanec is a software engineer pursuing his MSc degree in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This summer, he will visit prof. Dawn Song at UC Berkeley. Jože received his BSc degree in software engineering at Universidad Austral in 2011. He worked for several companies, starting as a

Polajnar Neven

Neven Polajnar is a second-year PhD student in Political Science at the University of Ljubljana. He received his first BSc degree in Economics at the Faculty of Economics and his second BSc degree in Defense Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana, where he also accomplished his master studies in

Kocijan Vid

Vid Kocijan is currently finishing 2nd year of undergraduate study of computer science and mathematics at the University of Ljubljana. This summer, he will work with prof. Jure Leskovec at Stanford University. Vid’s research interests are algorithms, data structures and discrete mathematics. He’s trying to keep his list of interests wide, and will probably choose

Cencen Veronika

Veronika Cencen is a 22-year-old graduate student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Ottawa, set to work with prof. Kosmrlj of Princeton University through the ASEF Fellowship program. She completed her BSc in Biotechnology at the University of Ljubljana in 2014. Her research interests are interdisciplinary; her current projects are focused on the development

Dimitriev Aleksandar

Aleksandar Dimitriev is a MSc student in Computer Science at the University of Ljubljana, where he also obtained his BSc. He has always had a passion for math, and his research interests cover the broad area of applied machine learning, focusing on the application of Bayesian methods to real-world data, such as computer vision, bioinformatics,