Damir Vrancic graduated in 1991 and finished his master degree and PhD in 1995 and 1997, respectively. He obtained all of the degrees at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at University of Ljubljana. Since 1992 he has been employed in Department of systems and control at Jozef Stefan Institute. He is senior researcher from 2008. The research work of dr. Vrancic encompasses development of algorithms for self-tuning of PID controllers, predictive controllers and multivariable PI controllers, study and realization of anti-windup protection, system modelling and identification, stereoscopic positioning and development and testing of electronic circuits. In 2003 he became Assitant Professor at the University of LJubljana and since then he has lectured and/or is lecturing the following courses: Principles of automation, Optimisation of logistic systems, Fuzzy logic and neural networks II, Modelling principles in logistics, and Management of logistic systems at the Faculty of Logistics in Celje and Krško at the University of Maribor. Furthermore, he has lectured the courses Electronics 1, 2, and 3 at the School of Applied Sciences in Ajdovšcina (University of Nova Gorica), and the course Selected Chapters of Modern Control Technologies at the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School in Ljubljana. In 2001 dr. Vrancic was awarded the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize for the impact of his PhD thesis. In 2011 he and two other co-workers were obtained a Silver award of slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the innovation »HVAC electromotor valve« (collaboration with Danfoss Trata). Dr. Vrancic is a member of the executive board of the Control Engineers Society of Slovenia. He is also the president of the International Stereoscopic Union.
Biography Updated on 13 August 2012