FIS - Faculty of Information studies

Research projects

Research projects

If you are interested in our research work, please contact Project office: +386 (0)59 08 79 00 or project.office@fis.unm.si.


We are currently running over 30 projects. Listed below are our ongoing and past research and development projects.

ONGOING PROJECTS

Modern trends in chemical graph theory

Duration: 1. 1. 2020 - 31. 12. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: doc. dr. Darko Dimitrov

Properties and dependencies of chromatic graph invariants

Duration: 1. 1. 2020 - 31. 12. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: izr. prof. dr. Borut Lužar

Young researcher in year 2019 - Jelena Joksimović

Duration: 15. 11. 2019 - 14. 11. 2023
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Borut Rončević

Applied Data Science Educational Ecosystem (ADSEE)

Duration: 4. 11. 2019 - 3. 4. 2022
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Borut Rončević

Applied data science and social innovation for better employability in southeastern Slovenia

Duration: 1. 10. 2019 - 30. 6. 2022
Financed by: 80% share European Union from the European Social Fund, 20% share Republic of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajić

The New Wealth of Nations: How STEM Fields Generate the Prosperity and Inequality of Individuals, Companies, and Countries

Duration: 1. 10. 2019 - 30. 9. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: prof. dr. Boris Podobnik

From proper to strong edge-colorings

Duration: 1. 10. 2019 - 30. 9. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: izr. prof. dr. Borut Lužar

Young researcher in year 2019 - Kenny Štorgel

Duration: 1. 10. 2019 - 30. 9. 2023
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Borut Lužar

Graph Colorings, Decompositions and Coverings

Duration: 1. 7. 2019 - 30. 6. 2022
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

Advancing social and environmental sustainability: Exploring and predicting responsible behavior in Slovenia

Duration1. 7. 2019 - 30. 6. 2022
Financed by
ARRS
FIS Project leader:
doc. dr. Tea Golob

Development of a smart public passenger transport model in the municipality of Novo mesto

Duration1. 4. 2019 - 31. 3. 2022
Financed by
Republic of Slovenia and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund
FIS Project leader: 
doc. dr. Matej Babič  

Decompositions and Coverings of Graphs

Duration: 1. 1. 2019 - 31. 12. 2020
Financed by: ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

Topics on graph topological indices and domination-related theory

Duration1. 10. 2018 - 30. 9. 2020
Financed by:
ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: 
doc. dr. Darko Dimitrov

Innovative Learning and Teaching for Quality Careers of Graduates and Excellent Higher Education

Duration1. 10. 2018 - 30. 9. 2022
Financed by
80% share European Union from the European Social Fund, 20% share Republic of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: 
doc. dr. Katarina Rojko

Testing of a system to support internationalisation and knowledge transfer

Duration1. 9. 2018 - 30. 6. 2021
Financed by
Republic of Slovenia (MIZŠ), European Union (European Social Fund)
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Katarina Rojko

Fostering Innovation in the Danube Region through Knowledge Engineering and IPR Management (KnowING IPR)

Duration: 1. 7. 2018 - 30. 6. 2021 
Financed by: Fostering Innovation in the Danube Region through Knowledge Engineering and IPR Management
FIS Project leader: red. prof. Borut Rončević

Some topics in modern graph theory

Duration23. 4. 2018 - 31. 12. 2020
Financed by
ARRS
Bilateral project leader in Slovenia: 
prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

Upgrading of national research infrastructures - HPC RIVR

Duration: 1. 3. 2018 - 31. 3. 2021 
Financed by: 80 % The European Union from the European Regional Development Fund and 20 % the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Biljana Mileva Boshkoska 

Young researcher in year 2017 - Mateja Lesar

Duration: 1. 3. 2018 - 28. 2. 2022
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

Preparation and characterization of single/few layer antimonene and germanium

Duration: 1. 4. 2019 - 30. 11. 2021
Financed by: EU (FLAG-ERA) through MIZŠ
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajič

Enabling SMEs to gain competitive advantage from the use of HPC (SME/HPC)

Duration: 1. 11. 2017 - 30. 10. 2020
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Borut Rončević

Young researcher in year 2017 - Cristian Gangaliuc

Duration: 1. 10. 2017 - 30. 9. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajič

Technology Transfer Office

Duration: 1. 10. 2017 - 30. 6. 2022
Financed by: European Regional Development Fund (MIZŠ)
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Urška Fric

Innovation potential of Slovenian automotive industry

Duration: 1. 6. 2017 - 31. 5. 2020
Financed by: Republic of Slovenia and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Ana Hafner    

Small factories of the future in transnational value chains

Duration: 1. 6. 2017 - 31. 5. 2020
Financed by: Republic of Slovenia and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Lucija Lapuh

Functions of genes in microorganisms and their influence on human health

Duration: 1. 6. 2017 - 31. 5. 2020
Financed by: Republic of Slovenia and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Vedrana Vidulin

Infrastructure Program - Online support for project proposals - S4P

Duration: 1. 1. 2015 - 31. 12. 2021
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Tamara Besednjak Valič

Complex networks

Duration: 1. 1. 2013 - 31. 12. 2022
Financed by: ARRS
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

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PAST PROJECTS

System to support internationalization and knowledge transfer

Duration: 1. 10. 2017 - 30. 6. 2018
Financed by: Republic of Slovenia, European Union (European Social Fund) 

Network of local providers of rural delicacies

Duration: 12. 7. 2017 - 31. 12. 2018
Financed by: 80% co-financing by the ERDF and the Republic of Slovenia, 20% FIS funds

Understanding immigration and integration through interdisciplinary models of social dynamics

Duration: 1. 5. 2017 - 30. 4. 2020
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)

ICT bases for the development of smart grids

Duration: 1. 10. 2016 - 30. 6. 2018
Financed by: MIZŠ, European Social Fund of the European Union
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajic

Project work with the economy and non-economy in the local and regional environment - On the creative path to knowledge 2016/2017

Duration: 1. 3. 2017 - 31. 7. 2017
Financed by: MIZŠ, Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the Republic of Slovenia and the European Social Fund of the European Union

High-performance Computing for Effective Innovation in the Danube Region (InnoHPC)

Duration: 1. 1. 2017 - 30. 6. 2019
Financed by: Interreg Danube Transnational Program: ERDF funds; market

High performance solver for binary quadratic problems

Duration: 1. 1. 2017 - 31. 12. 2019
Financed by: ARRS

Slovenian scientists home and abroad - CRP 2016

Duration: 1. 10. 2016 - 30. 9. 2018
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajic

Boosting Innovation in Curricula Development of IT Programs in Palestine (BITPAL)

Duration: 15. 10. 2016 - 14. 10. 2019
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)

Cultural Political Economy of Europe 2020 (CPE2020)

Duration: 1. 9. 2016 - 31. 8. 2019
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)

Designstem: integrated design and STEM education

Duration: 1. 9. 2016 - 31. 8. 2019
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Borut Rončević

Prediction of the state of wear of electrochemical energy systems (L2-7663)

Duration: 1. 3. 2016 - 28. 2. 2019
Financed by: 
ARRS
FIS Project leader:
izr. prof. dr. Biljana Mileva Boshkoska

Investigation of the internal structure of tower graphs 

Duration: 1. 1. 2016 - 31. 8. 2018
Financed by: 
ARRS
FIS Project leader:
izr. prof. dr. Borut Lužar

Feel the Freedom of the Water

Duration: 1. 1. 2016 - 31. 12. 2018
Financed by: EU (Erasmus+)
FIS Project leader: red. prof. dr. Nadja Damij

Co-financing the publication of scientific monographs in 2015

Duration: 8. 10. 2015 - 31. 12. 2015
Financed by: ARRS

Infrastructure Program - Online Support for the Preparation of Project Proposals - S4P

Duration: 1. 3. 2013 - 31. 12. 2014
Financed by: ARRS

COSMOS - Complex oscillatory systems: Modeling and analysis

Duration: 1. 1. 2015 - 31. 12. 2018, podaljšanje do 31.8. 2019
Financed by: EU H2020 (Marie Curie European Joint Doctorates)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajić (main PI: Arkady Pikovsky, Potsdam University, Germany)

PRACE 4IP - The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe

Duration: 1. 2. 2015 - 30. 4. 2017
Financed by: EU - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) 
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Biljana Mileva Boshkoska (main PI: Florian Berberich, Forschungzentrum Juelich)

Research Program - Complex Networks

Duration: 1. 1. 2013 - 31. 12. 2016
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Riste Škrekovski

Graph models and algorithms applied to parameterizing base stations of fourth generation

Duration: 1. 8. 2013 - 31. 7. 2016
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Janez Povh (main PI: Bojan Mohar)

Unraveling biological networks

Duration: 1. 8. 2013 - 31. 7. 2016
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
FIS Project leader: Nataša Pržulj

Development of information literacy of university students as a support for solving authentical science problems

Duration: 1. 8. 2013 - 31. 7. 2016
Financed by: Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič

Innovative Scheme for doctoral Studies 2012

Duration: 1. 8. 2012 - 30. 9. 2015
Financed by: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Republic of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: Faculty project

With Creativity to practical knowledge 2015

Duration: 1. 4. 2014 - 31. 7. 2015
Financed by: European Social Fund, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (The Slovene Human Resources and Scholarship Fund)
FIS Project leader: Faculty project

Creative core: Simulations

Duration: 15. 1. 2013 - 30. 6. 2015
Financed by: European Regional Development Fund, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: red. prof. dr. Nadja Damij (co-PIs: izr. prof. dr. Janez Povh, izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič, izr. prof. dr. Zoran Levnajić)

Development of quality system at FIS

Duration: 12. 10. 2012 - 30. 6. 2015
Financed by: European Social Fund, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia
FIS Project leader: 
red. prof. dr. Nadja Damij

ReNATECH - FP7- Researchers' night

Duration: 1. 5. 2013 - 30. 9. 2014
Financed by: EU - Marie-Curie Action
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič

Researchers night 2015

Duration: 1. 8. 2015 - 30. 9. 2015
Financed by:  EU H2020 (Marie-Curie Action)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič

Urban networks

Duration: 1. 6. 2015 - 31. 12. 2015
Financed by: The Municipality of Novo mesto
FIS Project leader: prof. dr. Borut Rončević

Researchers night 2013

Duration: 1.5.2013 - 31.10.2013
Financed by:  EU H2020 (Marie-Curie Action)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič

Researchers night 2014

Duration: 1. 5. 2014 - 31. 10. 2014
Financed by:  EU FP7 (Marie-Curie Action)
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Blaž Rodič

With Creativity to practical knowledge 2014

Duration: 17. 3. 2014 - 30. 9. 2014
Financed by:  European Social Fund, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (The Slovene Human Resources and Scholarship Fund)
FIS Project leader: Faculty project

Research voucher - Nevtron Company: Web clipping

Duration: 25. 2. 2013 - 31. 8. 2014
Financed by: Nevtron company
FIS Project leader: izr. prof. dr. Janez Povh

Research voucher - Mikrografija: Document/content capture in small and medium-sized Slovenian enterprises

Duration: 1. 2. 2013 - 30. 7. 2014
Financed by: Mikrografija company
FIS Project leader: viš. pred. mag. Andrej Dobrovoljc

Co-authorship networks of slovenian scholars: Theoretical analysis and visualization user interface development

Duration: 1. 7. 2011 - 30. 6. 2014
Financed bySlovenian Research Agency (ARRS), T-media company
FIS Project leader:
izr. prof. dr. Janez Povh (main PI: Sandi Klavžar)

The Local food e-market - LOKeT

Duration: 21. 8. 2012 - 31. 8. 2013
Financed by: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia (MIZŠ)
FIS Project leader: doc. dr. Matej Mertik