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Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Department of Materials and Metallurgy

Simulation of metallurgical processes and technologies (steelmaking, foundry, transformation, heat…
Process technique of production of cones and alloys. Foundry. Transformation…

Simulation of metallurgical processes and technologies (steelmaking, foundry, transformation, heat and surface treatments, welding, etc.). Primary, secondary and tertiary metallurgy of metal production. Steel processing technique. Aluminium and alloy process technology. Non-ferrous metal process techniques. Recycling and the circular economy. Foundry techniques and technologies. Planning and optimising transformation processes. Heat treatment design and testing. Simulations, investigations and design of welding technologies. Organisation of metallurgical enterprises. Studies of energy processes in the field of metallurgy and materials. Studies and optimisations of the production and processing of materials with regard to environmental impacts.

Process technique of production of cones and alloys. Foundry. Transformation of materials. Energy and ecology. Heat treatments. Welding. Powder metallurgy.

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Metallurgical, foundry, metal processing, military, automotive, aerospace, food, pharmaceutical, chemical and construction industries, energy and environmental protection.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Institute of Textile, Graphic Technology and Design (in Slovene)

Computer 2D and 3D graphics. Digital illustration and animation. 3D…
Information technology. Computer graphics. Web technologies. …

Computer 2D and 3D graphics. Digital illustration and animation. 3D modelling. User interface design. Development of user interfaces Testing / verification of UX and UI. Digital illustration and advanced animation. Advanced 3D computer graphics and visualisations. Image processing and analysis.

Information technology. Computer graphics. Web technologies.

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Graphic industry. Textile industry. Marketing. Social networks.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Chair of Information and Graphic Arts Technology

Computer 2D and 3D graphics. Digital illustration and animation. 3D…
Information technology. Computer graphics. Web technologies. …

Computer 2D and 3D graphics. Digital illustration and animation. 3D modelling. User interface design. Development of user interfaces Testing / verification of UX and UI. Digital illustration and advanced animation. Advanced 3D computer graphics and visualisations. Image processing and analysis.

Information technology. Computer graphics. Web technologies.

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Graphic industry. Textile industry. Marketing. Social networks.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Chair of Information and Graphic Arts Technology

Graphic materials and material analysis. Typology of colours. Conventional printing.…
Preparation. Print. Finishing. …

Graphic materials and material analysis. Typology of colours. Conventional printing. Digital printing. Printing forms. Packaging. Product engineering design. Finishing. 3D technologies. Functional and 4D printing. Ecological packaging design. Quality factors in printing. Barrier characteristics of packaging materials and systems. Methods of characterisation of graphic products.

Preparation. Print. Finishing.

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Areas of application:

Graphic industry. Packaging industry.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Research Infrastructure Centre of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering (RIC UL-NTF)

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile…
Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning…

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile processes, composites, weaving, knitting, bleaching, dyeing, printing, finishing, production planning and management, design and construction of textiles and clothing, textile care, textile research, quality, recycling, ecology in textiles, forensic textile investigations, preservation of textile cultural heritage.

Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning and design of textiles.

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Textile industry

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Chair of Information and Graphic Arts Technology

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile…
Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning…

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile processes, composites, weaving, knitting, bleaching, dyeing, printing, finishing, production planning and management, design and construction of textiles and clothing, textile care, textile research, quality, recycling, ecology in textiles, forensic textile investigations, preservation of textile cultural heritage.

Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning and design of textiles.

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Textile industry

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Chair of Textile and Clothing Engineering

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile…
Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning…

Conventional and new textile materials, advanced mechanical and chemical textile processes, composites, weaving, knitting, bleaching, dyeing, printing, finishing, production planning and management, design and construction of textiles and clothing, textile care, textile research, quality, recycling, ecology in textiles, forensic textile investigations, preservation of textile cultural heritage.

Textile and technical fibers. Textile chemistry. Textile mechanical processes. Confectioning and design of textiles.

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Textile industry

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Department of Geotechnology, Mining and Environment

Seismology, applied geophysics, tunnelling, geomechanics, geodesy, mining measurements, technical mining,…
Seismology. Geophysics. Geomechanics. Geodesy. Environment. …

Seismology, applied geophysics, tunnelling, geomechanics, geodesy, mining measurements, technical mining, drilling and geothermal engineering, mechanical process engineering, waste management, numerical modelling of groundwater fluids, applied geophysics and hydrogeology.

Seismology. Geophysics. Geomechanics. Geodesy. Environment.

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Areas of application:

Mining. Construction. Security. Environmental protection.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Department of Geology

Geology, geological and engineering-geological mapping, sedimentological and petrological analyses, studies…
Geology. Geomedicine.Mineralogy. Petrology. Hydrology. …

Geology, geological and engineering-geological mapping, sedimentological and petrological analyses, studies of natural and artificial mineral and organic materials, hydrogeological studies with emphasis on groundwater analysis and exploitation, environmental protection, forensic geological investigations.

Geology. Geomedicine.Mineralogy. Petrology. Hydrology.

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Areas of application:

Construction industry. Environmental protection. Energy. Mining. Healthcar. Agriculture.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of Microsensor Structures and Electronics

Research expertise in the field of microsystem technologies (MST or…
Microsystem technologies. Smart electronics. Microfluidics. Materials. …

Research expertise in the field of microsystem technologies (MST or MEMS) for the production of advanced / smart sensors and actuators including: (*) development of technological processes such as isotropic and anisotropic, surface and depth micro- / nano-treatment of substrates, deposition of thin film organic and inorganic layers and nanomaterials, functionalisation, plasma and chemical treatment and bonding of surfaces; (*) – development of smart electronics for controlling sensors and actuators and microsystems; (*) development of microfluidic elements and laboratory-on-chip (LOC) systems.

Microsystem technologies. Smart electronics. Microfluidics. Materials.

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Areas of application:

Industry. Biomedicine. Pharmacy.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics

Implementation of training in the field of photovoltaics. Characterisation of…
Photovoltaics. Optoelectronics and Photonics. Applied electronics. …

Implementation of training in the field of photovoltaics. Characterisation of solar cells and PV modules with equipment such as high-resolution LBIC, electro- and photoluminescence, pulse and continuous solar simulator. Design, review and characterisation of solar power plants in the field. Systems for determining the effects of aging on PV modules and materials (using a climate chamber). Development of electronic measuring systems and lamps made of light-emitting diodes for monitoring PV modules and solar cells under artificial and real operating conditions. Technology for laminating dedicated PV modules up to 50 x 50 cm2 and production of thin-film solar cells based on perovskite materials. Modelling and optoelectronic simulations of solar cells, PV modules and organic light emitting diodes. UV-nanostamping technology for the transmission of nano- and micro-rough surfaces for light control in optoelectronic elements. Design, optimisation and characterisation of photonic integrated circuits.

Photovoltaics. Optoelectronics and Photonics. Applied electronics.

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Energy. Sensory. Optoelectronics. Photonics

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of lighting and photometry

Light sources and lamps. LED lights. Photometry. Calibrations of meters…
Lighting. Photometry. …

Light sources and lamps. LED lights. Photometry. Calibrations of meters of illuminance, brightness, irradiation (UV A, NIR), spectroradiometers (UV, VIS, NIR). Calibrations of light sources. Measurements of angular luminance distribution. Luminous flux measurements. Measurements of illumination and brightness of outdoor surfaces (workplaces, roads, streets, parking lots, façades, sports fields). Measurements of interior lighting and brightness. Measurements and assessment of the working environment (illumination). Spectral measurements (radiance, transmission, reflectivity). Lighting design. Design and manufacture of photometric systems.

Lighting. Photometry.

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Areas of application:

Metrology. Construction. Electrical installations. Work environment. Occupational medicine. Automotive industry.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of Electric Power Supply

Flexible power system, FACTS devices, simulations of static and dynamic…
Electric networks, Power systems (EES), Analysis and design of EES.…

Flexible power system, FACTS devices, simulations of static and dynamic phenomena in power systems, dimensioning and design of power systems, stability of power systems, power transmission, “smart” transmission networks, design of coordinated overcurrent protection in complex industrial systems, testing and development of electronic devices in power systems (protection devices, regulators, etc) in a closed loop with a real-time power system simulator (RTDS), development of new methods and tools for power system analysis and design, expertise in the field of power system operation.

Electric networks, Power systems (EES), Analysis and design of EES.

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Electricity supply. Energy. Electric power.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory for Energy Policy

Electricity design and production. Energy policy-making. Creating the economics of…
Energy strategies. …

Electricity design and production. Energy policy-making. Creating the economics of electricity markets. Development of intelligent algorithms for solving problems in industry.

Energy strategies.

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Energy. Electric power.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of Power Systems

Tension fractures. Analysis of the state of power transformers. Evaluation…
Power system design. …

Tension fractures. Analysis of the state of power transformers. Evaluation of electricity transmission. Development of methods for unloading overloaded lines.

Power system design.

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Energy. Electric power.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory for Integrated Circuit Design

Design of digital circuits and systems. Production of prototype systems…
Integrated circuits. …

Design of digital circuits and systems. Production of prototype systems with programmable circuits. Development of digital circuit design software. Methods for simultaneous hardware and software design. Embedded systems. System-on-a-chip devices. Development of algorithms for video- and image-processing performed in hardware.

Integrated circuits.

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Electronics. Built-in electronics.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Laboratory

Development of numerical methods for simulation of modern analogue integrated…
Computer methods. …

Development of numerical methods for simulation of modern analogue integrated circuits.

Computer methods.

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Electronics.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Reserach Group for Materials

Development of sol-gel processes for the preparation of various nanostructured…
Development of materials. …

Development of sol-gel processes for the preparation of various nanostructured metal oxides and hybrid materials with applications in smart (folding) windows, solar cells, self-cleaning / cleaning coatings and other areas.

Development of materials.

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Electrochemistry. Electrochemical characterisation of materials. Solar cells. Self-cleaning materials.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory of Metrology and Quality

Development of new measurement and test (M&T) methods in the…
Metrology. …

Development of new measurement and test (M&T) methods in the field of temperature and electrical measurements, electrical safety and measurement uncertainty analysis. Development of new methods for analogue and digital conversions and new methods regarding electrical safety.

Metrology.

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Metrology. Thermometry. Electrical safety.

Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Laboratory for Robotics

Industrial robotics. Collaborating robots and mobile collaborating robots. Robotically supported…
Robotics. …

Industrial robotics. Collaborating robots and mobile collaborating robots. Robotically supported additive technologies. Development of robotic systems. Simulations of robotic systems. Robotic cells. Security of robotic applications. Robotic measuring systems. Robotic vision. Robotic tools. Rehabilitation and medical robotics. Robotics in construction. Robotics in agriculture. Quality control. Human-robot interaction. Haptic robots. Virtual and augmented reality. Biomechanics. Wearable sensors. Indoor localization.

Robotics.

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Industry. Food production. Construction. Commerce. Health. Sports. Education.

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