Title: “Continuum Li-ion battery modeling - from basics to future needs” / Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tomaž Katrašnik
Title: “Continuum Li-ion battery modeling - from basics to future needs” / Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Tomaž Katrašnik got his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in 2004 and works as a Full Professor for the field of Energy Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering since 2016.

Leading and other important functions
  • 2017-: Member of the Commission for R&D activities of the Senate of the University of Ljubljana
  • 2017-: Vice-Dean for R&D and International Cooperation, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2016-: President of the Advisory board of the Slovene Strategic and innovation partnership Mobility
  • 2016-: Leader of the Sustainable energy pillar of the Slovene Strategic and innovation partnership Circular economy
  • 2009-: Head of Laboratory for Internal Combustion Engines and Electromobility, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2008-: Member of the Development core group for system level simulation tools at AVL List GmbH, Graz, Austria

Prizes and awards
  • 2016: Award for Top 10 Best research achievements of the University of Ljubljana
  • 2015: Best Paper Avard, AVL Advanced Simulation Technologies International User Conference 2015, Graz, Austria
  • 2007: Bronze award for the innovation. Ljubljana: Chamber of Commerce: Regional chamber Koper
  • 2006: Award for the publication excellence of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  • 2004: Award for the excellence in dissemination of the research achievements of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  • 2004: Siegfried Marcus international award of the ÖIAV, Austria (Österreichischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein) for the best PhD thesis related to the vehicle