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Personal Data: Born in Ljubljana, 1950, married, one child.

Education: 1974 graduates, 1985 receives master of science degree and 1992 receives degree of doctor of science at University of Ljubljana, Department of Civil Engineering. Both thesis were on experimental and analytical research of seismic behavior of masonry infilled reinforced concrete frames.


Memberships: Chairman of Slovenian Association of Earthquake Engineering, member of RILEM TC MMM, The Masonry Society, (TMS), USA, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, (EERI), USA, International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, (IABSE), included in UNIDO Roaster of experts on retrofitting of masonry structures, invited expert of COST Technical Committee for Urban Civil Engineering and member of the Board of EUREKA/ EUROCARE as representative of Slovenia.

References: More than 210 technical reports and structural design documentation on quality and integrity control, diagnostic, laboratory and field testing of structures and structural elements, developing and on-site applying of retrofitting methods for reinforced concrete and masonry structures (in Slovene, Croatian and English language), 63 papers and 33 reports and publications on research of structural behavior and earthquake engineering, 30 of them in English, 14 invited seminars held at universities or institutes in USA, Mexico, PR China, India, Croatia and United Kingdom, approx. 30 citations. In 1985 awarded by Research Community of Slovenia for research achievements. In 1995 organized COST conference of TC Urban Civil Engineering on role of cultural heritage and technology in the town development, to remember the 100 years anniversary of the latest strong earthquake in Ljubljana.