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Special Commendation for Students with the Best Academic Achievements

Special Commendation for Students with the Best Academic Achievements

 Special Commendation for academic achievements

With a grade point average of 10 at the Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana, Student Petra Ivančič graduated in 2023 summa cum laude. Recently, under the mentorship of Marta Kržič and Prof. Marko Vatovec she has attained outstanding achievements, of which special mention should be made of the two first prizes at international competitions in the discipline of complementary piano.

 

Pia Groleger is the leader and promoter of a group of students who with their emerging master’s dissertations are delving into the future of the development of social design for regenerative treatment of source water. The excellence of the Dodola project has already been recognised in national and international circles, which awarded the project the main prize in the Distributed Design Awards in the category Project Excellence, first place in the category of social innovation at Zagreb Design Week, the BIG: Perspektivni institute prize and more.

 

In 2022 Marcel Hren completed his undergraduate studies in the University School of Economics and Business programme, in the International Business course, with a grade point average of 9.9. He has received commendations for his performance in the first, second and third years as well as recognition for overall performance in the bachelor’s programme.

 

In 2022 Tina Pivk completed her undergraduate studies in the University School of Economics and Business programme, in the Entrepreneurship course, with a grade point average of 9.9. She has received commendations for her performance in the first, second and third years as well as a recognition for her overall performance in the bachelor’s programme.

 

 Laura Trost completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Ljubljana’s School of Economics and Business. She continued on to pursue a master’s degree in the Management programme, which she completed with a grade point average of 9.92. She received a grade of 10 for her master’s dissertation entitled An analysis of the transfer of emotions between work and private area of life.

 

Mario Kostovski completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Ljubljana’s School of Economics and Business. He continued his studies in the master’s programme Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science and graduated with a grade point average of 9.91. He received a grade of 10 for his master’s dissertation entitled The adoption of the euro in Croatia from an optimum currency area theory perspective.

 

Nuša Detiček graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the programme Communicology – Media and Communication Studies with a grade point average of 9.5. During her studies she was involved in tutoring, and also worked as a demonstrator. Throughout her studies she also enjoyed success in her active pursuit of the sport of Baton Twirling, with outstanding performances.

 

Andreja Praček completed the undergraduate course in Social Sciences Information Technology with a grade point average of 9.75. During her studies she participated in the project Probability online panels in national statistics for persons and households. She was also involved in writing and editing the scholarly article as a co-author. She also performed various jobs at the company 1KA.

 

Sašo Domadenik completed his first-cycle studies with a grade point average of 9.96. He is currently attending the second year of a master’s course in Electrical Engineering, in which he has to date an average exam grade of 10. He has received three dean’s prizes for exemplary completion of course requirements, and commendations for excellent final results.

 

Matej Markeljc completed first-cycle studies with a grade point average of 9.25, and second-cycle studies with a grade point average of 9.93. Alongside his studies he has also performed outstandingly in music, winning a prize for the most promising young accordionist.

 

Maks Alič, a student in the Civil Engineering programme at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering of the University of Ljubljana, passed all his exams in the first and second years within the first deadline with a grade of 10. He is involved in various research projects and also in the promotion of engineering professions and in competitions. To date he is the co-author of three published scientific articles, including in a monograph published by Springer Nature.

 

Chris Černe graduated with a grade point average of 9.93 in the academic study programme Chemistry. Twice he received the Faculty commendation for best academic performance of his year. His diploma dissertation in the field of catalytic conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into methanol earned him a distinction.

 

Martin Rihtaršič is an outstanding student who is highly active in research and in sharing knowledge with younger people. He won the Krka prize for his diploma dissertation, and the prize for the best presentation at the Cutting Edge conference. Under his mentorship, seven school pupils have already participated at the International Chemistry Olympiad.

 

Andraž Maier has earned a grade point average of 10 and is at the top of his generation. He won second prize at the international competition IMC for students of mathematics in 2021. He served as a volunteer tutor, lectured to school pupils in their preparations for the mathematics olympiad and headed several teams at mathematics competitions.

 

Zala Potočnik stands out for her impressive academic achievements, starting at the beginning of her first-cycle course in physics, and as a first-year student of the second-cycle programme she has attained a grade point average of 9.92. She has also consistently been involved in research at the Jožef Stefan Institute, and works as a tutor for younger colleagues.

 

Simon Bele completed his studies at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Computer and Information Science with a grade point average of 10. During his studies he conducted research within the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and in his diploma dissertation and developments on it he created an approach involving the joint use of multiple quantitative reconstructions of magnetic resonance recordings, which he has also presented internationally.

 

Rok Grmek completed his master’s course at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science of the University of Ljubljana with an outstanding grade point average of 9.938. He participated in projects to develop an autonomous sailing boat and an electric charging station for aircraft. In his master’s dissertation he formulated an efficient method of steering an autonomous sailing boat with reduced energy use.

 

Tjaša Polajnar Vešligaj has recorded superlative academic results in both cycles of study. She has a grade point average of 9.5. In all academic years to date she has been the best-performing student of her year. She is involved in a range of extracurricular activities, she helps other students and takes part in faculty projects and activities.

 

A second-cycle student of psychology at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Arts, Lev Kiar Avberšek has published several articles in distinguished international journals, as well as achieving high grades in his studies. He successfully merges together different fields of knowledge, from current problems in the psychology profession to managing large databases, neuron networks and deep learning – topics that have great potential in psychology.

 

Throughout her studies in the dual-subject programme Philosophy and Latin Language, Literature and Culture at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Arts, Nena Bobovnik has been widely active, including in extracurricular pursuits, she has a grade point average of 10 and outstanding results in the area of researching and translating philosophy from Antiquity and the Middle Ages at the Philosophy Department of the Faculty of Arts.

 

As a student in the second-cycle programme Philosophy at the Philosophy Department of the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Arts, Lovrenc Rogelj is extremely successful and has earned high grades. We should highlight in particular his scholarly article published in Filozofski vestnik, a distinguished journal with a high influence factor, and his distinct interdisciplinary approach in linking philosophical thoughts and musicology.

 

Gregor Oštir is a creator of computer-generated visualisations and animations, who through a deep immersion in the interdisciplinary fields of visual communication and didactics, archaeology, art, health and natural science provides a vital contribution to the level of results and development of the profession in the study field of graphics.

 

Maja Kosmač is exceptionally committed in her studies. She has collaborated in the design of digital study material and the publication of the results of active forms of student work online. She is actively involved in research at the department in two international research projects in the area of use of digital technologies in education.

 

Klavdija Šušterič is a graduate of the programme Dual-Subject Teacher, Biology - Home Economics. She is a demonstrator in the Department of Chemistry, Biology and Home Economics. She has participated in the project ERASMUS+ Combined Intensive Programme and in the pilot study of the international ERASMUS+ project Sustainable Competences in Higher Education.