Saso Blazic

Saso Blazic

Sašo Blažic received the B.Sc., M. Sc., and Ph. D. degrees in 1996, 1999, and 2002, respectively, from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. He is currently a Professor with the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. From 2010 to 2013 he was partly employed by the Slovenian Centre of Excellence for Space Sciences and Technologies (SPACE-SI). His research interests include adaptive, fuzzy and predictive control of dynamical systems and modelling of nonlinear systems. Recently, the focus of his research has moved towards the areas of autonomous mobile systems, mobile robotics, and the control of satellite systems. He is the author or co-author of 53 journal papers (among those 31 in journals with impact factor), six chapters in the edited books, one patent, one patent application, and numerous conference papers. He was the co-editor of the 6th EUROSIM Congress on Modelling and Simulation in Ljubljana in 2007. He also serves as an editorial board member of the Engineering applications of artificial intelligence, the International journal of artificial intelligence, and Acta polytechnica Hungarica. In 2014 Sašo Blažic received the Vodovnik award which is the highest research award of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana. In 1997 he received the University Prešeren award for his student research work, and in 2002 the Prof. Bedjanic award for his Ph.D. thesis. In 2002 he received the award in the category of the best doctor candidates at the International electrotechnical and computer science conference in Portorož, Slovenia, and in 2013 the best paper award at the IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics in Lausanne, Switzerland. Sašo Blažic is an active member in professional societies. From 2010 to 2014 he was chairing the Automatic control society of Slovenia which is a member of the International federation of Automatic control (IFAC). He is a member of the IFAC technical committees TC 7.5 (Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles) and TC 3.2 (Computational Intelligence in Control). He held other positions in the Automatic control society of Slovenia (society secretary 1996-1998, society treasurer 2002-2006, a member of the executive board 2006-2010, 2014-present). He is also a member of the Slovenian Society for Simulation and Modelling and a Point of Contact of UNISEC (University Space Engineering Consortium) Global.

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Full Professor. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

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