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Asst. Prof. Boštjan Jančar

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Research Associate
Assistant Professor and Lecturer of Materials Chemistry

Biography

Education

2002: Ph.D. in Materials science,  Postgraduate study of Chemical Engineering at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of University of Ljubljana
1998: Dipl. Ing. in Chemical Engineering, Undergraduate study of Chemical Technology and Chemical Engineering at Faculty of Chemistry, and Chemical Technology of University of Ljubljana

Professional positions

2009 – : Assistant Professor and Lecturer of Materials Chemistry Course at Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School,
2007 – : Research Associate at Advanced Materials Department of Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia,
2002 – 2007: Post-doctoral researcher at Advanced Materials Department of Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia,
2001: Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA,
1999 – 2002: Teaching Assistant at Department of Inorganic Chemistry of university of Ljubljana, Slovenia
1998 – 2002: Research Assistant at Ceramics Department of Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Professional experiences

2011 –: Investigator; Research project financed by Slovenian Research Agency, “New Materials for Energy Conversion: Oxide Semiconducting Thermoelectrics”,
2011 –: Principal Investigator; R & D project with TDK-EPC Corporation, “Thermoelectric Oxide Materials”,
2009 – 2011: Principal Investigator; R & D project with EPCOS OHG, Deutschlandsberg, Austria, “High K Dielectrics for Mobile Phone Base Stations”,
2010 –: NATO Country Project Director; NATO Science for Peace and Security project “Microwave Tunable Materials, Composites and Devices”,
2005 –: Investigator; National Research Programme financed by Slovenian Research Agency “Contemporary Inorganic Materials and Nanotechnologies”,
2008 – 2009: Principal Investigator; R & D project with EPCOS OHG, Deutschlandsberg, Austria, “Relaxor-based Tunable Materials”,
2007 – 2010: Investigator; FP6 Integrated Project SAPHIR “Safe, Integrated & Controlled Production of High-Tech Multifunctional Materials and Their Recycling”,
2006 – 2008: Investigator; R & D project with EPCOS OHG, Deutschlandsberg, Austria, “LTCC Materials for High Frequency Applications”,
2005 – 2008: Project Co-director; NATO Science for Peace and Security project “Tantalum-Free Microwave Dielectric Resonators”,
2002 – 2006: Investigator; R & D project with EPCOS OHG, Deutschlandsberg, Austria, “Investigation of Materials and Processes in MLC Manufacturing”,
2000 – 2004: Investigator; National Research Programme financed by Slovenian Research Agency “Dielectric Ceramics and Glass”.

Research interests

• Thermoelectric oxide materials,
• High frequency dielectrics,
• Catalytic materials,
• Electron microscopy,
• Crystal chemistry,
• Interface phenomena.