Education

  1. 1996--2004; Primary School; Osnovna Šola Bakovci, Awards
  2. 2004--2008; Grammar School; Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča Ljutomer, Awards
  3. 2008--2011; Bachelors in Computer Science and Information Technologies; University of Maribor
  4. 2011--2013; Masters in Computer Science and Information Technologies; University of Maribor
  5. 2013--2017; Ph.D. in Computer Science and Informatics; University of Maribor

Employment

  1. 2013; Student work (Alma Mater Europaea, Murska Sobota & Maribor)
  2. 2013; Student work (University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor)
  3. 2013-2017; Technical assistant (University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maribor)
  4. 2017-; Teaching assistant (University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Institute of Informatics)

Memberships

  1. IEEE Student Member; 2010 - 2012
  2. ACM Student Member; 2013 - 2014
  3. IEEE Student Member; 2015 - 2015
  4. ACM Student Member; 2015 - 2017
  5. Honorable member of NICO-SIG; 2015 -
  6. ASI - Aktivni slovenski inovatorji ; 2015 - 2016

Reviewer in international journals

  1. Advances in Mechanical Engineering
  2. Applied computing and informatics
  3. Applied mathematics and computation
  4. Applied soft computing
  5. Artificial intelligence review
  6. Chaos, solitons and fractals
  7. Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation
  8. Complex & Intelligent Systems
  9. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics
  10. Egyptian Informatics Journal
  11. Energy efficiency
  12. Engineering science and technology, an international journal
  13. Entropy
  14. Expert systems with applications
  15. IEEE Access
  16. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
  17. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  18. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  19. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation
  20. IT professional
  21. Informatica
  22. Information and software technology
  23. Information sciences
  24. Intelligent automation and soft computing
  25. International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection
  26. International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research (IJMOR)
  27. International journal of advanced pervasive and ubiquitous computing
  28. International journal of artificial intelligence and soft computing
  29. International journal of bio-inspired computation
  30. International journal of computing science and mathematics
  31. International journal of distributed sensor networks
  32. International journal of mathematical modelling and numerical optimisation
  33. International journal of swarm intelligence
  34. International journal of swarm intelligence research
  35. International journal on artificial intelligence tools
  36. Iranian journal of science and technology. Transaction A, Science
  37. Journal of Applied Mathematics
  38. Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research
  39. Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
  40. Journal of Optimization
  41. Journal of Sensors
  42. Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment
  43. Journal of computer engineering & information technology
  44. Journal of electrical engineering & electronic technology
  45. Journal of genital system & disorders
  46. KSCE Journal of civil engineering
  47. Karbala international journal of modern science
  48. Mathematical and computational applications
  49. Mathematical problems in engineering
  50. Neural Processing Letters
  51. Neural computing & applications
  52. Neurocomputing
  53. PloS one
  54. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics
  55. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part C, Journal of mechanical engineering science
  56. Royal Society Open Science
  57. Scientific Programming
  58. Soft computing
  59. SpringerPlus
  60. The Journal of systems and software
  61. TheScientificWorldjournal
  62. Walailak Journal of Science and Technology

Book proposals reviewer

  1. Lecture Notes in Energy; Springer; 2015

Programme committee member

  1. 4th Workshop COMS2013 at ICCS 2013; Barcelona (Spain)
  2. 5th Workshop COMS2014 at ICCS 2014; Cairns (Australia)
  3. StuCoSReC-14; Maribor (Slovenia)
  4. CyberWorlds 2014 (Local organizing committee); Santander (Spain)
  5. ISCMI 2014; New Delhi (India)
  6. ISCBI 2014; New Delhi (India)
  7. DaEng-2015; Bali (Indonesia)
  8. 6th Workshop COMS2015 at ICCS 2015; Reykjavik (Iceland)
  9. IEEE CEC 2015 (reviewer); Sendai (Japan)
  10. ISCMI 2015; Hong Kong
  11. ISCBI 2015; Bali (Indonesia)
  12. StuCoSReC-15; Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  13. FSDM2015 (reviewer); Shanghai (China)
  14. 1. ACM MB SC workshop (chair and organizing committee); Maribor (Slovenia)
  15. First International Workshop on Urban Design for Ubiquitous Computing (UDUC 2015); Jeju Island (Korea)
  16. ICICS2016 (reviewer); Irbid (Jordan)
  17. The 2016 International Symposium of Computational Intelligence in Energy (CIE-2016); Bandung (Indonesia)
  18. ISCBI 2016 (Program co chair); Olten (Switzerland)
  19. ISCMI 2016; Dubai (UAE)
  20. 7th Workshop COMS2016 at ICCS 2016; San Diego (USA)
  21. IEEE CEC 2016 (reviewer); Vancouver (Canada)
  22. 2. ACM MB SC workshop (organizing committee); Maribor (Slovenia)
  23. StuCoSReC-16; Koper (Slovenia)
  24. IEEE SSCI 2016 (reviewer); Athens (Greece)
  25. ICBE 2016; Macau
  26. IEEE CEC 2017 (reviewer); Donostia (Spain)
  27. ISMSI 2017; Hong Kong
  28. ISCMI 2017; Mauritius
  29. ISCBI 2017 (Program co chair); Dubai (UAE)
  30. StuCoSReC-17; Maribor (Slovenia)
  31. IDC 2018; Bilbao (Spain)
  32. ISCBI 2018 (Program co chair); Basel (Switzerland)
  33. ISMSI 2018; Phuket (Thailand)

Professional activities and service

  1. 2013 - ; General secretary and web administrator at International Consortium for Optimization and Modelling in Science and Industry
  2. 2014 - ; Executive Committee Member (ACM Slovenija)
  3. 2015 - 2016; Chair of MARIBOR ACM Student Chapter (Photos)

Journal editor

  1. International journal of advanced pervasive and ubiquitous computing; Associate Editor; Years: 2013,2014,2015,2016
  2. IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence; Member of Editorial Board; Years: 2013,2014,2015,2016
  3. Journal of emerging technologies in web intelligence; Editor; Years: 2014,2015,2016
  4. International journal of swarm intelligence research; Editorial Review Board; Years: 2015,2016
  5. SpringerPlus; Editorial Board Member; Years: 2015,2016
  6. International journal of bio-inspired computation; Editorial Board Member; Years: 2017

Conference proceedings and book editor

  1. FISTER, Iztok Jr.(editor), BRODNIK, Andrej (editor), VINKLER, Jonatan (editor). StuCoSReC: proceedings of the 2014 1st Student Computer Science Research Conference. Koper: University of Primorska Press, 2014. ISBN 978-961-6963-03-9. ISBN 978-961-6963-04-6. http://www.hippocampus.si/; 2014
  2. FISTER, Iztok Jr. (editor), LUKAČ, Niko (editor). 1. delavnica sekcije ACM Maribor 2015 : zbornik povzetkov. Maribor: ACM, 2015. 10 pages. http://acm.um.si/delavnica2015; 2015
  3. FISTER, Iztok (editor), FISTER, Iztok Jr. (editor). Adaptation and Hybridization in Computational Intelligence, (Adaptation, learning, and optimization, Vol. 18). Springer, 2015. 237 pages. ISBN 978-3-319-14400-9. ISBN 978-3-319-14399-6. http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-14400-9; 2015
  4. FISTER, Iztok Jr. (editor), BRODNIK, Andrej (editor). StuCoSReC: proceedings of the 2015 2nd Student Computer Science Research Conference. Koper: University of Primorska, 2015. ISBN 978-961-6984-01-0. ISBN 978-961-6984-02-7; 2015
  5. FISTER, Iztok Jr. (editor), BRODNIK, Andrej (editor). StuCoSReC: proceedings of the 2016 3rd Student Computer Science Research Conference. Koper: University of Primorska, 2016. ISBN 978-961-6984-37-9. ISBN 978-961-6984-38-6; 2016
  6. FISTER, Iztok Jr. (editor), BRODNIK, Andrej (editor). Proceedings of the 2017 4th Student Computer Science Research Conference - StuCoSReC. Koper: University of Primorska Press, 2017. ISBN 978-961-7023-40-4. ISBN 978-961-7023-41-1; 2017

Talks abroad

  1. Introduction to C++ programming. A brief review of nature-inspired algorithms for optimization : bat algorithm : 2 hours of lectures at the seminar PDE4220 in Design Engineering at Middlesex University, School of science and Technology, London, 1 November, 2013. 2013.
  2. Swarm intelligence. Evolutionary computation. Machine learning : 6 hours of lectures on the Međimurje University of applied sciences in Čakovec, Croatia (Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility Program), 09. - 13. 12. 2013. 2013.
  3. Python and scikit-learn library : invited talk of visiting researcher at the Facultad de Ciencias of University of Cantabria (2 houres), on January 22, 2014, Santander. 2014.
  4. Scientific programming in Python : invited talk of visiting researcher at the Departamento de Matematica Aplicada y Cinecias de la Computacion of the University of Cantabria (4 houres), on January 21, 2014, Santander. 2014.
  5. Advanced programming in Python : invited talk of visiting researcher at the Escuela de Caminos, Canales y Puertos of the University of Cantabria (2 houres), on January 23, 2014, Santander. 2014.
  6. Computational intelligence in engineering applications : 7 hours lecture at the University of Cantabria from 20. 1.-24. 1. 2014, Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility programm, Santander. 2014.
  7. Bio-inspired computing : one-hour talk at King Mongkutʼs University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand, on 1 April 2014. 2014.
  8. DE using regression methods on ensemble strategies : invited talk on Nanyang Technological University Singapore, 9. 4. 2014. 2014.
  9. Swarm intelligence algorithms for optimization : a short overview : public lecture on Department of mechanical engineering, National Taiwan University of science and technology, 21. 7. 2014. 2014.
  10. Adaptation in the bat algorithm. Data mining in endurance sport : invited talks at the Department of Computer and Information science, University of Macau, 25 and 26 July 2014 (2 hours). 2014.
  11. Mobile and pervasive computing in sport : 1 hour of lectures at the Mobile networks subject at Polytechnic of Međimurje in Čakovec, 12. 5. 2015. 2015.
  12. Artificial sport trainer : from theory to practice : presentation at the Universitat Wien, Centre for sport science and University Sports, Institut of sport science, March 10, 2016, Vienna
  13. Computational intelligence in sport: 2 hours lecture at DeustoTech, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, 1st February 2017.
  14. Computational intelligence in sport: 8 hours lecture at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences of the University of Cantabria, 30. 1. 2017 - 3. 2. 2017.

Other events

  1. 2012; Regional Youth parliament 2012 was held at Primary school Bakovci. The main title was: Heroes of our time : My brother and me had been invited guest speakers from sport and were explaining our endurance and ultra way of life in motivational talk to young people.
  2. 2013; Study and sport : My brother and me were depicted in newspaper Večer, where our faculty promoted its main features. We were featured regarding study alongside sport activities (Link).
  3. 2013-2017; Organization of workshops for high schools : Preparing workshops and lectures for high school students. Usually, the topic is about free software, Linux and Unix (September 2013, February 2014, February 2014, January 2015, January 2016, January 2017).
  4. 2015-2016; Promotional activities : I was a part of a group which presented our study programme to high school students (January 2015, December 2015, January 2016).
  5. 2016; Organization of a workshop for primary school students within the Europe Code Week 2016 : Topic - HTML
  6. 2017; Organization of a summer school for high school students : Topic - Linux and free software
  7. 2017; Participated on European Researchers' Night 2017 in Maribor : Topic - Computer science in sport