Slavko Bernik is a Senior Scientist at the Department for Nanostructured Materials, JoŽef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia. He also works as an Associated Professor at the JoŽef Stefan International Postgraduate School on the program Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies. He has obtained the B.S. degree in chemistry in 1986, the M.S. degree in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 1992 at the University of Ljubljana. He received a state award in 1991 for his research in the field of high-Tc superconductors. In 1993, he was a Guest Researcher at the Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md, USA. His main fields of research and expertise are ceramic materials, electroceramics, high-Tc superconductors, materials for SOFC, semiconducting ceramics, ZnO ceramics, varistor ceramics, surge-protection devices, ZnO nanostructures, oxide thermoelectric materials, synthesis, phase equilibria, high-temperature reactions, sintering, microstructure development, grain growth, scanning electron microscopy, qualitative and quantitative microanalysis, EDXS analysis, and WDXS analysis. He is the author or coauthor of 90 scientific articles in international, peer-reviewed journals and more than 110 contributions at international scientific conferences and symposia. He acted as the principal investigator of 4 national basic research projects, 2 FP EC projects, 9 international bilateral projects, and 15 application-oriented projects with industrial partners.
Biography Updated on 2 October 2011