CV

PERSONAL DATA

Researcher ID: B-7353-2011
ORCID: 0000-0002-5576-2163
Office contact: Laboratory for Water and Turbine Machines, University of Ljubljana, Aškerčeva 6, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Voice: +386 (0)1 4771 314
E-mail: matevz.dular<at>fs.uni-lj.si

     

EDUCATION

2005 PhD, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) & Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (Germany)
2002 Univ. Dipl. Ing., University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

CURRENT POSITIONS

2017 –Scientific Councillor / Full Professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2012 – 2017Senior research fellow / Associate professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 – 2012Research fellow/Assistant professor, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2007 – 2009Research project manager, Hidria company, Slovenia
2004 – 2007Teaching assistant, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002 – 2004Associate Research Scientist, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

INVITED VISITING RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AND PROFESSORSHIPS

2016Guest research fellow, Laboratorie de Mécanique de Lille, ParisTech, France (3 months)
2014Guest research fellow, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA (1 month)
2013Guest research fellow, Laboratorie de Mécanique de Lille, ParisTech, France (4 months)
2011Guest professor, University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, Germany (1 month)
2010Guest research fellow, Laboratorie de Mécanique de Lille, ParisTech, France (3 months)
2010Guest professor, University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, Germany (3 months)
2009Guest professor, University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, Germany (3 months)
2009Guest research fellow, Laboratorie de Mécanique de Lille, ParisTech, France (3 months)
2008Guest professor, University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, Germany (3 months)

TEACHING

  • Holds courses on Energy production at  University of Ljubljana
  • Holds courses on Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics at University of Applied Sciences, Heidelberg
  • 32 supervied BSc and MSc Thesises finished, 4 running
  • 6 supervised PhD Thesis finished, 1 running

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2012 –Commission for evaluation of work quality, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
2014 –Coordinator of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering for “Quality at Uni. of Ljubljana”
2014 –Vision network (deputy representative of University of Ljubljana for sector »Space«)

HONORS, AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS

2016Research fellowship of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), France
20142nd price for innovation (Rotational generator of hydrodynamic cavitation) at the competition for the best innovation from the University of Ljubljana.
2012Research fellowship of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), France
2010Research fellowship of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), France
2009Research fellowship, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), France
2003National PhD Scholarship for Young Researchers, Slovenian Research Agency, Slovenia
2002Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft PhD scholarship (DFG), Germany
2002“Prešeren” award of the University of Ljubljana for outstanding diploma thesis – highest possible award for students from University of Ljubljana

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2017Scientific committee: ISROMAC 17
2016 –AVT-NATO Exploratory Team – Assessment of Numerical Simulation Methods for Turbulent Multiphase Flows of Naval Interest (Member)
2016Scientific committee: ISROMAC 16
2016International Technical Committee: ISCM2016
2015Polish National Science Centre – NCN (Project proposal reviewer)
2015Organizing committee: 6th IAHR meeting of the Working Group “Cavitation and dynamic problems”
2014French National Research Agency – ANR (Project proposal reviewer)
2014International Technical Committee: ISCM2014
2003 –Reviewer for more than 30 international journals

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

2016European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids (Guest editor – Issue on Rotating Flows)
2015 –ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering (Associate Editor, youngest member of the board)
2012 – 2014ISRN Tribology journal (Editorial board)

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

  • Prof. Dr. Coutier-Delgosha, Scale effects in cavitating flow, Arts et Metiers ParisTech, France
  • Dr. Mettin, Dynamics of acoustic supercavitation, Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Fortes-Patella, Prediction of instabilities of pump turbines, LEGI Grenoble, France
  • Dr.Ing. Beinert, Viscoelastic fluid flow simulation, Fraunhofer Institut, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Calvisi, Simulation of thermodynamic effects of cavitation, University of Colorado, USA
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bachert, Prediction of cavitation in industrial armatures, SRH Heidelberg, Germany

MAJOR INDUSTRIAL COLLABORATIONS

  • Hidria Inštitut Klima (Mr. Petrovčič)
  • TECOS (dr. Slabe)
  • Litostroj Power (mag. Cizelj)
  • Ingenieurbuero Schaad (Dr.-Ing. Schaad)
  • Gugler Water Turbines (Mr. Gugler)
  • Bosch-Siemens Group (dr. Orbanić)
  • Philips (Mr. Hozbauer)
  • Auma (dr. Bachert)

PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS

  • 50 peer reviewed journal papers
  • 52 conference papers
  • 7 patents

CITATIONS

  • 1008 citations (source: Google Scholar on March 8th 2017)
  • h-index 17 (source: Google Scholar on March 8th 2017)

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Fluid mechanics
  • Turbine machinery
  • Cavitation
  • Erosion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Visualization
  • Viscoelastic fluid flow