Generation 2021

Mlakar Tjaša

Tjaša Mlakar graduated from Laboratory biomedicine at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana. After graduation, she went to Ireland, where she completed a four-month Erasmus+ trainee program working with flow cytometry at Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin. Due to her great experience, she decided to stay in Ireland and

Kropivnik Luka

Luka Kropivnik has a degree in Russian Studies and Slovene Studies. He completed his studies at the first level with a diploma thesis Mayakovsky in Contemporary Slovene Poetry, where he dealt with the influences of the Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky on contemporary Slovene poets. Between 2017 and 2019, he held the position of student vice-dean

Krivec Tadej

Tadej Krivec is pursuing a Ph.D. at Jožef Stefan Institute, Department of Systems and Control. He graduated from college with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. He aims to bridge the gap between engineering and recent developments in probabilistic machine learning, mostly using Gaussian Processes for learning dynamical systems. Frustrated

Krišelj Ajda

Ajda Krišelj recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a 1st class honours MA degree in Cognitive Science (Humanities). For her honours dissertation, she explored the differences in mental representations between Slovenian and English native speakers, specifically how the dual grammatical number affects them. She spent the third year of her undergraduate degree in

Knez Špela

Špela is a second-year PhD student of Biosciences, University of Ljubljana. During her master’s study of Biotechnology at the University of Ljubljana, she worked as a student intern in Novartis company- Lek, d.d., in a Bioprocess laboratory, developing high yielding bioprocesses. She finished her master’s degree as a part of Erasmus+ exchange at the University

Knez Lea

Lea Knez is a Biochemistry Master’s student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. During her Bachelor’s studies, she worked at the Jožef Stefan Institute, where her research was focused on uncovering the molecular mechanism of a rare genetic disease – the Prader-Willi syndrome. In the last year of her studies in Ljubljana, she was selected to

Klanšek Rhea

A Slovenian raised in the US, Rhea is pursuing a Masters of Business Informatics at the School of Economics and Business (SEB) University of Ljubljana. As the Project Manager at BLCKB Applied Neuroscience, she primarily focuses on the product development of Whitebox, a cloud platform for processing EEG as well as BRNoutID, a system for

Keršič Vid

Vid Keršič is a Computer Science Master’s student at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, where he also obtained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. In the year 2020, he was selected as the 2nd best student at the University of Maribor. During his bachelor’s degree studies, he started working

Jazbec Metod

Metod recently graduated from the Masters in Data Science program at ETH Zurich. Before that, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Financial Mathematics at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics in Ljubljana. Throughout his Masters, he worked on various research projects, ranging from developing privacy-preserving Machine Learning algorithms to analyzing the dynamics of financial markets based