Curriculum Vitae#


BORN: May 24, 1949 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP: Slovenian/Slovenian


Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1981
M.S. in Computer Science, Penn State University, University Park, Pa, USA, 1979
M.S. in Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1979
B.S. in Technical Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1972
Studies Abroad: M.S. in Computer Science, Penn State University, PA, USA 1978 – 1979, Exchange student, University of Nancy, France, 1969 – 1970.


Professor, University of Primorska 2017 - Professor of Discrete and Computational Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, 1993 – 2017
Associate Professor, University of Ljubljana, 1987 – 1993
Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana, 1982 – 1987

Assistant, University of Ljubljana, 1972 – 1982.
Visiting Professor University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2009,2000, Colgate University, NY, USA, 2003, University of Auckland, University of Leoben, Austria, 1988 – 1990, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 1983 – 1984, California State University, Chico, CA, USA, 1986 – 1987, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 1987, University of Udine, Italy, 1983 – 1985

Advisor Advisor or co-advisor of 11 Ph.D. students in Mathematics and 5 Ph.D. students in Computer Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, (has 76 descendants, according to Math Genealogy project, September 2017)

Advisor of two M.S. , University of Zagreb, Croatia, Advisor of one Graduation Thesis in University of Udine, Italy, External member of several Ph.D. and Habilitation committees, USA, Canada, Austria, Slovakia, Australia, Belgium.


Discrete and computational mathematics, Combinatorics with graph theory, Applications of discrete mathematics in science (mostly chemistry and bioinformatics), Incidence geometry (combinatorial and geometric configurations, maps and polytopes), History of mathematical sciences, Computational heraldry and genealogy


Primary author and co-author of over 400 published works.


Organizer or member of organizing committees of numerous international scientific meetings

Member of several international professional societies, including AMS, SIAM, AAM, ACM, Representative of DMFA in the Intern. Math. and in the European Math. Society, Member of the Ethics Committee of the EMS (2010 –). Associate member of the Engineering Academy of Slovenia, 1996 – present, Vicepresident of the Intern. Academy of Mathematical Chemistry, 2006 – 2011, Founding editor of Ars Mathematica Contemporanea, 2007 – present, Guest editor of Discrete Mathematics, Fullerene Science and Technology, Discussiones Mathematicae – Graph Theory.

Active participant at more than 70 conferences and scientific meetings in 20 different countries.


Honorary Senator of the University of Primorska.
Decoration: Order of Merit of the Republic of Slovenia, 2005.
Neil R. Grabois Professor of Mathematics, Colgate University, 2003.
Individual TEMPUS Mobility Grant visiting RHBN, England, 1992.
Honorary Award of DMFA SRS, 1988.
Grants from Research Council of Slovenia, since 1981.
Grant from California State University, 1987.
Honorary Award of Presek, 1983.
Boris Kidric Fund Awards, 1976 and 1985.
IREX Scholarship, 1978-1979.
Fulbright Travel Grant, 1979.
Boris Kidrič Fund Scholarship, 1968-1972.
Journal Mladost Scholarship, 1067-1968.
Participant at the International Mathematical Olympiad, 1966 and winner of the 3rd Prize, 1967.

Over 15 Research Projects (current or completed after 1999) and several bilateral projects.
Participant in a 7th EU Framework Network of excellence, Pascal 2.
Project Leader for the ESF EUROCORES projects EuroGIGA/GReGAS (2011-2014)
Participant in a project by the Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute, Colgate University, USA (2011-2012)

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