Teaching staff

Uroš Trdan PhD.

title: Assistant Professor
work position: phd assistant
chair: 06 Chair of Materials, Science and Technology
laboratory: Laboratory for heat treatment and materials testing (LATOP)
room no.: N-14
telephone: 432
e-mail:
laboratory website: http://www.fs.uni-lj.si/latem/
Contact hours

Wednesday: 11h-13h or by prior e-mail appointment

Education

- 2013: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (UL, FME)

- 2006: BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (UL, FME)

Employment

- 2016 – today: Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (UL, FME)

- 2013 – 2016: Asisistant with PhD, Faculty of Mehanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana (UL, FME)

- 2007: Asisistant, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mehanical Engineering (UL, FME)

Leading and other important functions

- 2020-2021: Principal investigator of Bilateral project with France entitled " Advanced hybrid technology towards components production made from dissimilar high-strength aluminium alloys joints for the transport industry"

- Cooperation in research work with foreign institutions

- 2020 – 2021: Principal investigator of Bilateral project with Serbia entitled "Effect of the recycled black slag use on the tool wear: comparison of laboratory and field tests"

- 2020: EU research project "Measurement of the residual stress feld of metallic target surfaces reinforced by Laser Shock Peening process"; Synchrotron DIAMOND (UK) beamline I12: Joint Engineering, Environmental, and Processing (JEEP), 31.012020 - 04.02.2020 (experiment #24045)

- 2016 – today: Mentorship and co-mentorship of students diploma works on I. in II. cycle course

-2009, 2013: - Participation in the organization of the 11th and 12th international NDT conference: ''The International Conference on Non-Destructive Testing, entitled Application of modern non-destructive testing in engineering'', Portorož, Slovenia.

- 2007 – today: Leading and organization of laboratory work in 1st Bologna Cycle courses (Professional Study Programme, UL, FME): Engineering materials, Technology of materials, Structural materials and Testing of materials and products

- 2007 – today: Leading and organization of laboratory work in 1st Bologna Cycle courses (Research and Development Programme, UL, FME): Materials 1 & 2

- 2007 – today: Leading and organization of laboratory work in 2nd Bologna Cycle courses: Heat treatment and surface improvement, Materials Testing and Laser heat treatment and welding (UL, FME)

- 2005: - Organization of the entire BIF conference (European Confederation)

Prizes and awards

- 2015: Ceremonial charter for young higher education teachers and colleagues for exceptional pedagogical and research achievements, University of Ljubljana (UL

- 2014: Recognition of UL-FME for quality publications and successful presentation of scientific research in the international environment

- 2013: Award at the 4th International conference on Laser Peening and Related Phenomena for outstanding research achievements, Madrid

- 2012: Recognition for quality publications. Awarded by UL-FME

- 2007: "Prešeren's Award" for the outstanding Diploma thesis – UL, FME

- 2006: Silver medal of the Croatian Association for Innovation (INOVA 2006)

- 2006: Golden Plaque Award of the Institute of Innovative Technology in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia

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

- 2019 – 2023: - Reliable roadmap for certification of bonded primary structures (CERTBOND), EU COST Action - CA18120, European Cooperation in Science and Technology, leader at UL FME (project leader: dr. Sofia Teixeira de Freitas, Faculty Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Structures & Materials, Delft University of Technology, NL)

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