Education

2003

Ph.D. Physics University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

1998

B.S. Physics University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Professional Experience

2018 - Present

Professor of Physics

Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018 - Present

Head of Laboratory

Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, Theory Department, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2017 - 2018

Acting Head of Department

Department of Molecular Modeling, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2016 - Present

Senior Research Adviser

Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2013 - 2018

Associate Professor of Physics

Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2008 - 2013

Assistant Professor of Physics

Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2004 - 2008

Postdoctoral Researcher

Theory Group, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany

2003 - 2016

(Senior, Postdoctoral) Research Associate

Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2002 - 2005

Teaching Assistant of Physics

Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

1998 - 2003

Young Researcher

Laboratory for Molecular Modelling and NMR Spectroscopy, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Visiting Positions

2017 - 2018

Academic Guest

Computational Science & Engineering Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

(6 months)

2013

Visiting Scientist

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

(1 month)

2012

Member

The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

(2 months)

2009 - 2010

Academic Guest

Chair of Computational Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

(6 months)

2008

General Member

Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

(1 month)

Teaching Experience

Supervision

4 postdocs, 4 Ph.D. and 2 undergraduate students

2018 - Present

Lecturer

"Molecular Biophysics", Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana

Fellowships and Grants

2018 - Present

"Self-Assembly and Nonequilibrium Response in Polymer-Nanoparticle Mixtures"

Project Leader, 2-year Bilateral Project Bi-CN/18-20-014 between Slovenia and China funded by Slovenian Research Agency

2017 - Present

"Mathematical and Simulation Methods in Studies of Molecular Structure and Dynamics and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics"

Program Leader, 5-year Basic Research Program P1-0002 funded by Slovenian Research Agency

2011 - 2015

"Computer Simulations of Fluid Flow - Matter Interactions at Multiple Length Scales"

Project Leader, 3-year Basic Research Project J1-4134 funded by Slovenian Research Agency

2011 - 2012

"Multiscale Simulations of Fluid Flows"

Project Leader, 2-year Bilateral Project BI-DK/11-12-002 between Slovenia and Denmark funded by Slovenian Research Agency

2009 - 2012

"Development and Application of Multiscale Modeling Approaches for Simulation of Soft Matter"

Project Leader, 3-year Basic Research Project J1-2281 funded by Slovenian Research Agency

Honors and Awards

2004

The National Institute of Chemistry Award for Exceptional Doctoral Work

Academic Service

2018 - Present

Editorial Board Member

Scientific Reports (Nature Research Journal)

2017 - Present

Slovenian Representative

CECAM Council

2017 - 2018

Member

International Peer Review Panel in Mechanics, Materials and Mechatronics, Independent Research Fund Denmark | Technology and Production Sciences

2016 - Present

Member

PRACE Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)

2015 - Present

President

Slovenian Biophysical Society

2011 - Present

Member

Executive Board of the Slovenian Biophysical Society

Personal Details

Name
Prof. Dr. Matej Praprotnik
Address
Theory Department
National Institute of Chemistry
Hajdrihova 19
SI-1001 Ljubljana
Slovenia
E-mail
praprot@cmm.ki.si
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