March 17, 2023
Today, 13 March 2023, a solemn promotion of Doctors of Science of the University of Primorska took place in the hall of the Armeria Palace in Koper. The Vice-rector of the University of Primorska promoted eleven new Doctors of Science, who completed their doctoral studies between October 2022 and February 2023.
Among them are also two InnoRenew CoE researchers – Dr. Dean Lipovac and Dr. Jaka Pečnik.
Dr. Dean Lipovac defended his doctoral dissertation at the UP Famnit entitled »Human preference for wooden materials and their role in restorative environments« under the mentorship of Dr. Michael David Burnard, while Dr. Jaka Pečnik defended his doctoral dissertation at the UP Famnit entitled »Advanced Adhesive Applications for Timber Construction Elements« under the mentorship of Dr. Matthew Schwarzkopf and co-mentorship of Dr. Vaclav Sebera.