Prof. Miran Mozetic
Miran Mozetič earned a diploma engineer degree in physics from the University of Ljubljana in 1988, a master of sciences in 1992, and a PhD in electronic vacuum technologies from the University of Maribor in 1997. He has been the Head of the research team (20 – 30 pax) working on thin films and plasma surface engineering since 2008. He has accomplished numerous applied and industrial projects and was granted several prizes like the highest Slovenian award for technology transfer and the World Intellectual Property Organization Medal. Together with his previous students, he established a spin-off company for trading innovative solutions, Plasmadis Ltd, in 2015. He published over 400 scientific or professional papers, which were cited over 9000 times. He was granted about 30 patents, and some disclosed plasma technologies have been used in mass production for years.