Our next Polymer Evening will take place on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 6.30 pm. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Beiß, Head of Innovation BU Plastic Systems, Bielomatik Leuze GmbH + Co. KG, Germany, will present the topic "Process selection for plastic welding".
FTPO in cooperation with Pulp and Paper Institute, Ljubljana presents 1. International Circular Packaging Conference. The conference will be held from 26. to 27. September 2019 in Ljubljana. One of the members of the Scientific committee is our Acting Dean, izr. prof. dr. Miroslav Huskić.
The Diploma awards ceremony of the higher education and masters study program at the Faculty of Technology of Polymers will take place on Friday, 17 May 2019, at 11.00, in the concert hall of the Music school Slovenj Gradec, Cankarjeva ulica 5, Slovenj Gradec.
On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in the computer room of FTPO, Matjaž Podgoršek, univ. dipl. inž. str., successfully finished his habilitation process with a Probationaly Public Lecture titled “3D modeliranje gravurnih oblik v orodju za injekcijsko brizganje termoplastov” for election to the title of university teacher - lecturer for the field of Technology and construction.
On 27th of February 2019, the first meeting of the management committee for COST Action CA18112 - Mechanochemistry for Sustainable Industry was held in Brussels. In the management committee Slovenia is represented by the Dean of FTPO, Doc. Dr. Thomas Wilhelm.
The date, 14th of February 2019, has become a major milestone for the Faculty of Polymer Technology. At 9 a.m. in the FTPO's meeting room, was held a festive event signing a memorandum of understanding for leasing a new laboratory between representatives of FTPO and representatives of a company NIG nadzor, inženiring in gradbeništvo d.o.o..
On 29th of Jauary 2019 FTPO was pleased to welcome Dr. Pankaj Kumar, the Head of Indian Business Delegation.
On 21st of January 2019 Silvester Bolka conducted all day schooling for Lehmann & Voss & Co. KG at the company headquarters in Hamburg. Training was titled "Training for Thermal Analysis in Practice".
We are welcoming Associate Professor Dr. Miroslav Huskić, who joined FTPO as full time employee effective January 1st, 2019.
The 1. International Conference "Nano4Circularity - Opportunities in the circular economy” was held under the auspices of the “Institute for Environmental Protection and Sensors” and the “Stajerska Gospodarska Zbornica (Styrian Chamber of Commerce)” at Hotel Maribor in Maribor.
On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, Mag. Maja Turičnik, successfully finished her habilitation process with a public lecture titled “”The Third Group of the Periodic Table of the Elements”.
On Monday, November 12, 2018, Dr. mont. Andreas Hausberger held his public inaugural lecture titled “Method development of tribological test systems for polymers”.
In the context of the Interreg Slovenia - Austria project “Polymetal” we cordially invite you to the conference "Look and feel of metals, but design flexibility of plastics: New aspects of polymers and metal-polymer composites", which will take place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Faculty of Polymers Technology in Slovenj Gradec.
Our next Polymer Evening will take place on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 6.30 pm. Marc Kreidler from the leading injection moulding machine manufacturer Arburg will present the topic "Efficiency 4.0 - Digitalisation for Higher Production Efficiency".
We are pleased to announce that three new colleagues joined our FTPO team.
FTPO was pleased to welcome Daniel Vetter from the Institute for Materials Science and Plastics Processing of the University of Applied Sciences in Rapperswil (HSR) from September 8th, 2018 until September 14th, 2018.
Since September 1st, 2018, Dr. Gregor Kraft is reinforcing FTPO’s research team. Dr. Kraft studied chemical engineering in Mannheim (Germany) and chemistry at the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany).
New laboratory equipment at FTPO
In February 2020, five new pieces of equipment were acquired at the FTPO laboratory:
• Two BAOPIN BP-8176-B single-pole extruders,
• BAOPIN BP-8170-B hydraulic press,
• Two TOOL-TEMP TT-248 temperature control units.