Publish Date: 18.10.2011

Category: News from the University

Dr. Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia, visited the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana today, on the occasion of a great achievement by the faculty's professors, who have managed to publish the results of their scientific work in the prestigious academic journal Science. The President congratulated Professors Dr. Igor Muševič and Dr. Slobodan Žumer and the students who also contributed Dr. Miha Ravnik and Mr. Simon Čopar. He said he is exceedingly proud of the fact that our scientific community is among the leaders in the field of liquid crystal research. He also said that Slovenians excel in science, with excellent researchers known worldwide. The Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Franc Forsternič, briefly introduced the President to the faculty’s work and achievements. The Head of the Student Council, Mr. Janez Turk, told the President the faculty offers a great atmosphere, a place where students love to gather and study. The Rector of the University of Ljubljana commended the faculty as one of the University’s best and asked the President to take some time to discuss the future of the University. President Turk kindly responded, stating he will take time to discuss the topic.