7th Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate
School Students' Conference
May 20. - 21., 2015
IPS Ljubljana, Slovenia

The 7th International Postgraduate School Students' Conference has concluded. We would like to thank all attendees for participating in this event. We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2016!

Two proceedings books are available at:

Best paper awards

This year six awards were given: award for the best conference contribution was divided amongst NANO and ECO programme award, so two awards were given for each, one for ICT programme and one for the best presentation according to active participants. The commission consisted of:

  • prof. dr. Boris Žemva, commission head
  • prof. dr. Ester Heath, ECO professor
  • doc. dr. Martin Znidaršič , ICT professor
  • prof. dr. Barbara Malič, NANO professor
  • prof. dr. Veronika Stoka, NANO professor
  • doc. dr. Goran Dražić, NANO profesor
  • Andraž Rešetič, student representative
The winners of the prestigious "IPSSC best paper award" are:
  • Best conference paper
    The award was not presented

  • Best ECO paper (2x 300 EUR)
    Conceptual model of Ljubljansko polje aquifer
    Janja Vrzel, Goran Vižintin, Nives Ogrinc

    Sizing of nanoscale titanium dioxide and its quantification in the presence of dissolved titanium by single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
    Janja Vidmar, Radmila Milačič, Janez Ščančar

  • Best ICT paper (300 EUR)
    Improving QSAR models by exploiting unlabeled data from public databases of bioactive drug-like molecules
    Jurica Levatić, Fran Supek, Sašo Džeroski

  • Best NANO paper (2x 300 EUR)
    Magnetic properties of nanoplatelet composite nanoparticles composed of hard-magnetic hexaferrite and soft-magnetic maghemite
    Blaž Belec, Darko Makovec

  • Solution-derived Ta2O5 high-K thin films for gate dielectric applications
    Raluca C. Frunză, Pedro Barquinha, Hermine Stroescu, Măriuca Gartner, Barbara Malič

  • Best paper according to active participants (200 EUR)
    Improving QSAR models by exploiting unlabeled data from public databases of bioactive drug-like molecules
    Jurica Levatić, Fran Supek, Sašo Džeroski

Congratulations to the winners!

We invite all students to contribute paper and poster on their research for the 7th International Postgraduate School Student Conference, IPSSC'15, which will take place at Jožef Stefan Institute, May 20. - 21., 2015. The invitations to the conference are available in English and Slovene.

What is it all about?

The purpose of the conference is to establish contacts between students and enterprises, to make the students aware of the needs and methods of development in the industry and the service sector as well as to offer the representatives of the enterprises information and direct contact with the research and potential candidates.


The conference will be held at the Jožef Stefan Institute main hall, main lecture room and F5 seminar room. Schedule :

May 20th (Wednesday)

  • 9.00-11.00 Registration and poster session (JSI Gallery)
  • 11.00-12.15 "Od ideje do uspeha" - 1st Part (Physics seminar room - F5)

    • 11.00-11.30 Izvor
    • 11.45-12.15 Greener Project

  • 12.15-13.30 Lunch/Pause
  • 13.30-15.00 "Od ideje do uspeha"- 2nd Part (Physics seminar room - F5)

    • 13.30-14.00 LUI
    • 14.15-14-45 Adora

May 21st (Thursday)
  • 9.00-10.00 Poster session (JSI Gallery)
  • 10.00-12.00 'Elevator pitch' presentations- 1st Part (Physics seminar room - F5)
  • 12.00-13.00 Lunch/Pause
  • 13.00-14.00 'Elevator pitch' presentations- 2nd Part (Physics seminar room - F5)
  • 14.00-15.00 Poster session (IJS Gallery)
  • 15.00- Closing event (JSI Main Lecture Hall)

How can I participate?

You can present your research work to other students, colleagues and representatives from industry with:

  • short paper in A5 format (5-9 pages of scientific text + 1 page of abstract in non-technical text) and
  • poster in A1 format.
More information about preparing both can be read in the call for papers.

I want to participate!

ALRIGHT! Submit your paper and poster to the new easychair IPSSC'15 conference page as soon as possible, but no later than 31st of March 2015 using the following link.

More information

More information about the conference can be found in the brochure which was distributed to all IPS students and supervisors.


The conference is supported by:


February 27, 2015:
Conference Announcement

We proudly announce the 7th IPSSC conference. We invite all interested students to participate in organizing this meeting.

Important dates

The conference:
May 20. - 21., 2015

Extended submission deadline:
March 31, 2015
April 7, 2015

Paper submission:
March 31, 2015

Organized by

Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School's
Student Council

Jožef Stefan
International Postgraduate School


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Past Conferences

2009 1st IPSSC
2010 2nd IPSSC
2011 3rd IPSSC
2012 4th IPSSC
2013 5th IPSSC
2014 6th IPSSC

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