Lecturers (in alphabetic order)

Tomasz ARCISZEWSKI (inventive engineering) Prof. Emeritus @George Mason University
Andrei BENUŽ (technical science) Dr. @Moscow State University of Civil Engineering
Nenad ČUŠ BABIČ (computer science, psychology) Assist. Prof. @University of Maribor
Jure FIŠER (waste management) CEO @Surovina company
Uroš LOBNIK (architecture) Prof. @University of Maribor
Danijel REBOLJ (solution design) Prof. @University of Maribor
Tatiana STAVTSEVA (economics) Prof. @ Orel University
Andrej ŠORGO (environmental education, biology) Assoc. Prof. @University of Maribor
Ana VOVK KORŽE (ecoremediation, geography) Prof. @University of Maribor


Andrei BENUŽ

Danijel REBOLJ

Professor emeritus at George Mason University (GMU) in Virginia, USA.  He is a global scholar with experience that spans 5 continents and 25 countries.  His life mission is to inspire and educate engineers in becoming more creative thus enabling them to serve humanity in an expanded capacity, not only as analysts but also as inventors.  This mission has led him to study not only engineering, but also Cognitive Psychology, Computer Science, Mathematics, History, Political Science, and even Art.  He is like a Renaissance scholar and believes in the synergy of sciences leading to the emergence of modern transdisciplinary knowledge, which is key to inventions.

Andrei Benuž
Head of the scientific and educational center "Ecological safety, green standards and technologies" at MGSU. His main specialty is «Industrial and Civil Construction», MEng. He was hosted in a UK Research Centre for sustainable development in construction, whilst simultaneously undertaking PhD research with title "Ecological-economy model of life cycle for houses based on the concept of green construction". Has a qualification on the following green standards: International BREEAM Assessor and AP, LEED Consultant on O+M and BD+C and DGNB International professional. Currently works on the National green building standards for Russian Federation. Last year become an Adviser of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Building Sciences.

Nenad Čuš Babič
PhD, is a researcher and assistant professor at the University of Maribor where he studied computer science and psychology. His research interests include topics related to exploration of human computer interaction in different contexts of life and work, dissemination and acceptance of technology innovations into work processes, building information modelling and application of IT in education. At the University of Maribor, he is active at the Chair for Construction and Transportation Informatics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture and at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts. 

Jure Fišer
Economist, CEO of Surovina company with 330 employees and located in Maribor. Surovina is specialized in (material) waste recycling and is a member of Gorenje - ecology group.

Uroš Lobnik 
Architect, urban planner and architectural theoretician. From 1996 to 2000, he was the leading Project Manager of the Maribor Urban Master Plan. Since 2007, he has been assistant Professor in Architecture and Spatial Planning, Head of the Chair for Spatial Planning, Head of the newly established Master program of Architecture at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, since 2011, University Architect at the University of Maribor and since 2012 Head of the Department of Architecture at the Faculty of Civil Engineering. He is a member of editorial boards of several national and international urban design and architectural journals. He received a number of national and international architectural and urban design awards (Plečnik′s medal, Golden Pencil, European award in urban design).

Danijel Rebolj
Professor of Construction and Transportation Informatics at University of Maribor. In 2009 visiting professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. Initiator of the international IT in Construction euromaster program. Research interests involve issues on system integration, product and process modeling, automated building, mobile and ubiquitous computing, web based collaboration, virtual design and construction as well as other high potential IT for Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Between 2011 and 2015 he was Rector of the University of Maribor.

Tatiana Stavtseva
Professor of Theoretical Economics and Human Resource Management Department, Head of the Master's Program in Economics (profile “The Economy of Real Estate”), FSBEI HE «Orel State University Named After I. S. Turgenev», Orel, Russia. http://www.oreluniver.ru/. Doctor of Science (Economics) from MGSU, Moscow. Teaching and Research Fields: Institutional Economics, Macroeconomics, Informational Economics, Academic Dishonesty. Education: Moscow State University, economist-cybernetic, 1987.

Andrej Šorgo 
Associate professor of biology didactics and chair of the Department of Biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Maribor. He got his PhD degree in Biology from University of Ljubljana. He has diverse interests in research on science and environmental education, and public acceptance of technologies as socio-scientific issues. He has published a series of research articles in these fields. He has over 20 years of experience as secondary school teacher and is recently a university teacher of Evolution, Biology didactics and Environmental education.

Ana Vovk Korže
Professor of geography at the Faculty of Arts, University of Mariboron, researcher and project leader at the International Centre for Ecoremediation. She got two PhD, one in Physical Geography from the University of Vienna and University of Ljubljana, and in Environmental Protection from the University Ljubljana. Teaching areas: water, soil, regional geography, Sustainable development, field and laboratory work, natural resource protection, regional development. Research areas: self-sufficient supply, ecoremediation, public participation in environmental decision-making, regional development and sustainable regions. Innovative research achievements: Educational polygon for self-sufficient supply and ecoremediation with experiential research, testing green technologies for the industrie, outdoor learning for primary and secondary schools and reserach points for students. Establishment of Learning Regions Dravinja valley. Established international ERM Network for Universities for practical reseach and education with local and regional partners and for students active participation.