Associate professors

Franci Pušavec PhD.

title: Associate Professor
chair: 14 Chair of Machining Technology Management
laboratory: Laboratory for Cutting LABOD
room no.: N-19
telephone: 438
e-mail:
laboratory website: http://www.fs.uni-lj.si/labod/
Contact hours

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Education

2010: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2005: B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Employment

2016-: Asoc.prof., University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2011-2016: Assist.prof., University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2010-2011: researcher with PhD, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2005-2010: Assistant, young researcher, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Leading and other important functions

2016 - : Head of the Department for Management of Manufacturing Technologies, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2016 - : Head of the Laboratory for Machining, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2015-2017: visiting researcher at the WZL, RWTH University, Aachen, DE, for 2 years

2012 - : vice head of the Department of Machining Technology Management, FS, UNI-LJ

2009: visiting researcher for 1 month at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, ENISE, France

2007-2008: visiting researcher at the Machining Laboratory, University of Kentucky, USA, for 10 months.

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

- L2-8184, Research and implementation of cryogenic machining in industry for improving productivity of drilling and milling processes, 2017 - 2020.

- Z2-6771, Research and development of innovative cryogenic assistance for improving energy efficiency and sustainability of machining processes, 2014-2016.

- L2-6770, Development and production of taylor made milling tools, coatings and corresponding manufacturing technologies in individual tooling industry, 2014-2017 (operational leader).

- P2-0266, Management of Production Technologies for Sustainable Development, research program, 2009-2020.

- SUSCRYMAC - Development of Sustainable & Innovative Cryogenic Machining Technology, E! 4550 PROFACTORY EU project, 2009-2012, (operational leader).

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