Academic Degrees

B. Sc.     University of Ljubljana,   1977
M. Sc.    Florida State University, 1979
Ph. D.     Florida State University, 1983

Academic Awards and Honors

1973-1977    Boris Kidrič Undergraduate Fellowship
1977-1978    Boris Kidrič Graduate Fellowship
1978-1979    Research Council of Slovenia Graduate Fellowship
1978-1980    Fulbright Travel Grant
1991              Steklov Mathematical Institute Citation
1995              Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia
1995              Steklov Mathematical Institute Citation
1996              Elected to Engineering Academy of Slovenia
1997              Prize of the Republic of Slovenia for Science
1998              Elected to New York Academy of Sciences
2004              Elected to European Academy of Sciences
2009              Bogolyubov Memorial Medal
2014              Doctor Honoris Causa

Foreign Languages

English, French, Italian, Russian

Professional Positions

1983-2008 Head, Topology and Geometry Group, IMFM, Ljubljana
1983-1987 Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana
1988-1992 Associate Professor, University of Ljubljana
1993-       Professor of Geometry and Topology, University of Ljubljana
1986         Visiting Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin
1990-1991 Chairman, Department of Mathematics, IMFM, Ljubljana
1991-1993 Vice-Dean for Research, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana
1990-       Head, Chair of Geometry and Topology, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana
2006-2009 Scientific Council Member, European Academy of Sciences
2009-       Head, Topology, Geometry and Nonlinear Analysis Group, IMFM, Ljubljana

Other Professional Activities

1984-       Chairman, Geometric Topology Seminar, Ljubljana
1985-1986 Senior Research Consultant, ISKRA-Telecom, Kranj
1989-1994 Vice-President, University Committee for International Cooperation

Professional Membership

American Mathematical Society
European Mathematical Society
London Mathematical Society
Mathematical Society of Japan
Moscow Mathematical Society
Société Mathématique de France
Société Mathématique de Suisse
Unione Matematica Italiana
Österreichische Mathematische Gesellschaft
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Algebra, Topology, Geometry, Nonlinear Analysis
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