Assistant professors

Damjan Klobčar PhD.

title: Associate Professor
work position: VISOKOŠOLSKI UČITELJ IX - 2
chair: 06 Chair of Materials, Science and Technology
laboratory: Laboratory for Welding LAVAR
room no.: 208
telephone: 205
e-mail:
laboratory website: http://web.fs.uni-lj.si/lavar/
Contact hours

Mondays from 9 to 10 AM or by the previous appointment by e-mail

Education

2005: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2002: M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

1999: B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Employment

2018-: Assistant Professor for the field of Joining, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2019-2018: Assistant Professor for the field of Joining, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2006-2009: Assistant with Ph.D. for the field of Joining, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2002-2006: Assistant with Ms.C. for the field of Welding, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

1999-2002: Assistant for the field of Welding, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Leading and other important functions

2018-: Head of Laboratory for welding

2017-: Member of commission for publishing

2015-: Mentor of practical education

2013-: Active member as a delegate, expert and observer of the Republic of Slovenia at International Institute of Welding

Prizes and awards

2018: Outstanding reviewer at scientific magazine Engineering Failure analysis

2007: Researchers Exchange Award – British Council, 2007, University of Cambridge, Department of materials science, Phase transformation group.

1995 – 1996: Best student award, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Slovenian holder of national and international projects (duration of at least 3 years)

International projects:

- MPNS COST MP1401: Advanced fibre laser and coherent source as tools for society, manufacturing and lifescience (10.12.2014 – 9.12.2018).

- MPNS COST Action MP1407 Electrochemical processing methodologies and corrosion protection for device and systems miniaturization (e-MINDS) (23.4.2015 – 22.4.2019).

- CRM EXTREME CA 15102 Solutions for Critical Raw Materials Under Extreme Conditions (10.3.2016 – 9.3.2020).

- CA18120 - Reliable roadmap for certification of bonded primary structures (4.4.2018 – 3.4.2023)

National projects:

- Member of project team - head of the project at ULFS: Martina (Materials and technologies for new aplications - http://martina-eu.net/), Cofinancing the project by Republika Slovenija and European Union from European Regional Developing Fund, Strategy of smart specialisation, 1.8.2016 – 31.7.2019.

- Member of project team - head of the project at ULFS: ARRS L2-8181, Selective plasma oxidation of FeCrAl alloys for extending the lifetime of glow plugs for diesel engine, 1.5.2017―30.4.2020

- Operational head of the projact: Friction stir welding and processing of aluminium alloys - L2―4183, 1.7.2011 – 30.6.2014

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