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name : Matjaz Valant Sex: Male phone:  
email: office-address: Communication Building 708(Shahe Campus)
PH.D  Supervisor: Yes Master Supervisor: Yes
major: Ph.D:Electronic Sicence and Technology
research interst: Nanoelectronics, Information Materials and Components, Information Materials and Components
Biography: Vice-chairman of IX European Ceramic Society Conference and Exhibition
- Slovenian speaker at European University Association for European platform of Universities engaged in Energy Research
- National Committee member for scientific Zois awards
- Reviewer for a high number of scientific journals including Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Chemistry of Materials, Advanced Materials etc
- Associated editor of Journal of Materials, Journal of Ceramics, Journal of Semiconductors
- Number of all publications: 137
- Citation count: 3000
- H-index: 31
- Invited talks: 54
- Patents: 10
- PhD supervision: 13
- Life appearance in national public media: 5
Education experience: 1991 B.Sc. in Chemistry , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995 Ph .D. in Chemistry , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
1996 – 1998 Postdoc – Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1997 – 1998 Postdoc Spec. – University of Pennsylvania, The Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter , Philadelphia, USA
1999-2005 Senior Research Fellow – J. Stefan Institute , Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002-2007 Assistant Professor (general and inorganic chemistry) – University of Maribor, Slovenia
2005-2006 Senior Research Fellow – London South Bank University, Centre for Physical Electronics and Materials , London, UK
2007 Research Fellow – Imperial College London , Department of Materials, London, UK
2007-2013 Professor, Associate (materials) – University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2010-2013 Dean of School of Environmental Sciences at University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2007-present Academic Visitor – Imperial College London, Department of Materials, London, UK
2009-present Head of Materials Research Laboratory – University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
2013-present Full Professor (materials) – University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Selected Publications: 1.S. Emin, M. Fanetti, F. F. Abdi, D. Lisjak, M. Valant, R. van de Krol, B. Dam
Photoelectrochemical Properties of Cadmium Chalcogenide-Sensitized Textured Porous Zinc Oxide Plate Electrodes
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, - 5, 1113–1121 (2013).
2.F. Le Goupil, A. Berenov, A.-K. Axelsson, M. Valant, N.M. Alford
Direct and indirect electrocaloric measurements on 001-PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3-30PbTiO3 single crystals
J. Appl. Phys., - 111, 124109 (2012).
3.M. Valant  Electrocaloric Materials for Future Solid-State Refrigeration Technologies
Prog. Mater. Sci. - 57, 980-1005 (2012).
4.M. Valant, T. Kolodiazhnyi, I. Arcon, F. Aguesse, A.-K. Axelsson, N.M. Alford
The Origin of Magnetism in Mn-Doped SrTiO3 Adv. Funct. Mater., - 22, 2114-2122 (2012)..
5.M. Valant, L.J. Dunne, A.-K. Axelsson, N.M Alford, G. Manos, J. Peräntie, J. Hagberg, H. Jantunen, A. Dabkowski
Electrocaloric Effect in a Ferroelectric Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3)O3-PbTiO3 Single Crystal Phys. Rev. B, 81, 214110 (2010).
6.I. Reghioua, S. Girard, A. Alessi, D. Di Francesca, L. Martin-Samos, M. Fanetti, N. Richard, M. Raine, M. Valant, A. Boukenter, Y. Ouerdane
Cathodoluminescence investigation of Ge-point defects in silica-based optical fibers
Journal of Luminescence, 179, 1-7 (2016).
7.M. Valant, U. Luin, M. Fanetti, A. Mavrič, K. Vyshniakova, Z. Siketić, M. Kalin
Fully Transparent Nanocomposite Coating with an Amorphous Alumina Matrix and Exceptional Wear and Scratch Resistance
Adv. Funct. Mater., doi: 10.1002/adfm.201600213 (2016).