Dr. Igor Plazl graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology at the University of Ljubljana in 1978 with a degree in chemical engineering. He received his PhD in 1993 and was appointed full professor of chemical engineering in 2010. He has published a revised university textbook entitled Introduction to Process Modelling (2004). In 1989 he worked at Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany, and in 2003/04 for half a year at Oregon State University, USA, as a visiting professor (Fulbright scholarship). From 2010 to 2014, he was the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology at the University of Ljubljana. His main research interests are currently microfluidics applications, process intensification, and model-based design of micro-scale chemical and biochemical reactors. He has given many invited and plenary lectures and published several cited articles in journals on microfluidics. He is an associate editor of the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Journal, a member of the Working Group on Process Intensification and CAPE-WP (EFCE) and the Slovenian Chemical Society.Back
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