"Optimization of Photoelectrocatalytic Activity of TiO2-based
(authors: Luka Suhadolnik, Andrej Pohar, Blaž Likozar in
Miran Čeh), 3rd Best Oral Presentation at the 24th
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 28-30 September 2016
Natasa Drnovsek, Rok Kocen, Sasa Novak, Special prize
for Innovations for Economy for "SilkPatch - Innovative
Solution for Chronic Skin Wounds", 9th International
Technology Transfer Conference & Innovation Day 2016, Brdo
pri Kranju, 21 September 2016
"Multimodal hybrid FePt/SiO2/Au
nanoparticles for nanomedical applications: new synthesis
approach for improved magnetic and optical properties", Best
Young Lecturer Award, 2nd International Symposium on
Nanoparticles-Nanomaterials and Applications (ISN2A-2016),
Lisbon, Portugal, 8-21 January 2016.
Lorenzetti, European Doctoral Award 2015, European
Society for Biomaterials, 2 September 2015
"Hydrothermal synthesis of highly branched rutile-type TiO2",
Best Young Lecturer Award, 12th Multinational Congress on
Microscopy 2015, Eger, Hungary, 23-28 August 2015
"Measuring viscoelasticity of hydrogel-BAG composites"
(authors: Rok Kocen, Ana Gantar, Sasa Novak, Christian
Hellmich, Michael Gasik), Best Oral Presentation at the 23rd Conference
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 28-30 September 2015
"Viscoelastic properties of hydrogel - 'ceramic' composites
for tissue-engineering scaffolds" (authors: Rok Kocen, Ana
Gantar, Sasa Novak, Christian Hellmich, Michael Gasik),
Award for the Best Scientific Work, Bulgarian Society of
Biorheology, 4 September 2015, presented at the 5th Euro
Summer School on Biorheology, Varna, Bulgaria, 1-5 September
Martina Lorenzetti, "Zeta Potential: a Useful Tool to
Interpret the Hydrothermally Treated Titanium Behaviour as
Biomaterial" (authors Martina Lorenzetti, Thomas Luxbacher,
Spomenka Kobe, Sasa Novak), Best oral presenation at the
ESB2014 (European Society of Biomaterials) Conference, 3
Rok Kocen, Sasa Novak, "Nanoparticulate bioactive
glass-reinforced gellan-gum hydrogels for bone tissue
engineering", Best oral presentation at the 22st Conference
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 20 - 22
State (Zois) recognition of scientific achievements in the
field of materials, 22 November 2013
Nanoparticles With a Combined Magneto-Photothermal Effect",
The best presentation among young researchers in the
research field Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 21st Conference
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 13 - 15
Marja Jeric, "Molten
salt synthesis of Nb-doped Sr3Ti2O7 platelet seeds", The
best poster among young researchers in the research
field Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 21st Conference
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 13 - 15
"Comparison of TEM lamella
preparation techniques on titania nanotube-arrays/metal Ti
interface", MC2013 Best poster award in Instrumentation and
Methods, at the MC2013 Microscopy Conference, Regensburg,
Germany, 25-30 August 2013
"Twinning and inclusions in chrysoberyl from Pratinhas,
Brazil", MC2013 Best poster award in Materials scince at the
MC2013 Microscopy Conference, Regensburg, Germany, 25-30
2nd best oral presentation in young researchers
section, 20th Jubilee Conference on Materials and
Technology, 17-19 October 2012, Portoroz, Slovenia, given by
the conference committee
Paul McGuiness, Kristina Zuzek Rozman, Spomenka Kobe: The best
presentation among young researchers in the research field
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 19th Conference
on Materials and Technology, Portoroz, Slovenia, 22 - 23
Medeja Gec, Tea Toplisek, Goran Drazic:
"Preparation of SigmaTM SiC fibers for TEM by
tripod polishing and conventional ion milling"; Poster
Award for the best poster in Instrumentation and Methodology, MCM2011 - 10th Multinational Congress on Microscopy 2011, Urbino, Italy, 4
- 9 September 2011
Zoran Samardzija & Darko Makovec:
"EPMA-WDS quantitative compositional analysis of barium
titanate ceramics doped with cerium"; "The Best Poster
Award at the EMAS 2011, Angers, France, 15 - 19 May 2011
Novak, Aljaz Ivekovic, Goran Drazic:
"Densification of SiC by electrophoretic deposition and
polymer infiltration and pyrolysis process"; "The Best Poster
Award in the Category Microstructure & Properties", 11th ICCPS
International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science,
Zuerich, Switzerland, 29 August - 1 September 2010.
"Microstructure and mechanical properties of SiC fibers for
potential use in a future fusion reactor", Best Poster Award
in the appreciation of outstanding work and attractive visual
presentation, Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2010, Portoroz,
Slovenia, 6-9 September 2010.
"Structural analysis of twins in quartz"; "La Factoria" Poster
Competition Prize, International School of Crystallization,
Granada, 25 - 29 May 2009.
Katja Koenig: "Influence of the suspension stability on the electrophoretic deposition of nanosized alumina and silica"; 3rd Best Poster
Award, HOT NANO TOPICS 2008, Workshop "Functional
nanostructures and particles", Portoroz,
26 - 30 May 2008.
Katja Rade: "Hungry
Bacteria Was Here". 3rd Best nanoArt Contribution at the HOT
NANO TOPICS 2008, Portoroz, 23 - 30 May 2008, for the
nanoArt photo of the Hydroxyapatite
precipitated from simulated body fluid on bio-glass substrate.
Katja Rade: "Effect
of valency of counterion on behaviour of two stereoisomers of polymethacrylic acid in aqueous solutions". Preseren Prize of
the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University
of Ljubljana for the best B.Sc. thesis in 2007, December 7,
"A double-layer coating on a Ti6Al4V alloy for biomedical
applications". Winning contribution of young scientists at the
15th Conference on Materials and Technologies in the field "Anorganic
materials", Portoroz, October 8-10, 2007.
Katja Rade: "Study
of polymethacrylic acid in presence of various cations in
aqueous media". Winning contribution of young scientists at
the 15th Conference on Materials and Technologies in the field
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnoligies", Portoroz, October 8-10,
Kristina Zagar: "Synthesis
and characterisation of perovskite nanorods". Winning
contribution of young scientists at the 15th Conference on
Materials and Technologies in the field Nanomaterials and
Nanotechnoligies", Portoroz, October 8-10, 2007.
Nina Daneu: Jozef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize for the most
outstanding contributions to science in PhD dissertations in
the field of natural sciences in Slovenia, Ljubljana, Jozef
Stefan Institute, March 24, 2006.
Andraz Kocjan: ''Ti-Zr(Hf)-Ni Quasicrystals for Hydrogen
Storage''. Winning contribution of young scientists at the
14th Conference on Materials and Technologies, Portoroz,
October 16 - 18, 2006.
Nina Daneu: Humboldt Research Fellowship, Alexander von
Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany, March 23, 2005.
Jozef Stefan Institute Roll of Honour for successful
scientific and technological cooperation with the Jozef Stefan
Institute to VARSI d.o.o., our long-standing partner in the
development of ZnO varistors, Ljubljana, June, 2005.
Saso Sturm: "Atomic Resolution HAADF-STEM Imaging and EELS
Analysis of Ruddlesden-Popper Faults in the AO-doped SrTiO3
(A=Sr2+, B22+)", Best Early Career Scientist Award, EDGE 2005,
International EELS Workshop, Grundlsee, May 1 - 5, 2005.
Benjamin Podmiljsak: "Ultra Thin Sintered and Bonded Nd-Fe-B
Magnets for MEMS Applications", Winning contribution of young
scientists at the 13th Conference on Materials and
Technologies, Portoroz, October 10-12, 2005.
Vesna Srot: "The Chemistry of Rotational Twin Boundaries in
Natural ZnS". Microscopy Society of America - MSA Student
Poster Award. Physical Applications of Microscopy &
Microanalysis - First Place at the Microscopy & Microanalysis
Conference, Savannah, GA, USA, August 1 - 5, 2004.
Sasa Novak and co-workers: Zois Recognition of the Republic of
Slovenia for "Technological achievement: Flux replacement in
high - alumina ceramics".
Medeja Gec: "Removal of Surface Amorphous Layer from TEM
Samples Using Low Energy Ion-Milling". Best Poster Award -
second prize in "Materials Science" section at the 6th
Multinational Congress on Microscopy - European Extenson,
Pula, Croatia, June 1-5, 2003.
Goran Drazic: Zois Recognition of the Republic of Slovenia for
"outstanding scientific achievements in the field of electron
Saso Sturm: "Polytypic Structures in SrTiO3". Winning
contribution of young scientists at the 7th Conference on
Materials and Technologies, Portoroz, Slovenia, October, 1999.
Kristina Zuzek, Paul McGuiness, Spomenka Kobe: "High
Coercivities in HDDR Processed Sm-Fe-Ta-N Magnets". Winning
contribution of young scientists at the 6th Conference on
Materials and Technologies, Portoroz, Slovenia, November,
Drago Kolar, Polona Rozman, Uros Kunaver, Aleksander Recnik,
Miran Ceh: "Growth of Hexagonal BaTiO3 under Reducing
Sintering Conditions". Winning contribution - poster in
"materials science section" at the 3rd Multinational Congress
on Electron Microscopy, Portoroz, Slovenia.
Zoran Samardzija: "Application of SEM and EPMA Methods for the
Characterization of the Defects in Commercial Glasses". Reward
fot the best contribution - paper at MCEM 95, Multinational
Congress on Electron Microscopy, Stara Lesna, Slovakia,
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar and co-workers: State award for
scientific research: Invention of procedure for thermal
processing of SmCo magnets.
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar: Innovation award for the "magnetic
ball" EKOMAG-2, International Trade Fair, Celje, Slovenia.
Slavko Bernik: State award to a young scientist for research
on high-temperature ceramic superconductors in the Y-Ba-Cu-O
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar and co-workers: Innovation award for
the introduction of hard ferrites into production (Iskra
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar: Prize for the best paper ETAN (Electronics
Nuclear Technologies) Conference.
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar: State award for scientific research
of Mn-Zn and Ni-Zn ferrites (Ph.D. work).
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar: Innovation award for the introduction
of soft ferrites into production (Iskra Feriti).
Spomenka Kobe-Besenicar and co-workers: EMMA, Salford, UK,
Prize for outstanding poster.
documented in the Annual Reports of the J. Stefan Institute.