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        Neuromorphic (cognitive) architecture

        Organic (Polymer) electronics

        Device physics (OFETs, memristors)

        Memristive systems (memristive synapses)

        Cognitive robotics

        Neuroscience (cognition)

        Smart (meta) materials



    Comcast Corporation, Greenwood Village, CO, USA 2006 – 2009
    TRAC Technician
    Configuring and troubleshooting various types of VoIP problems relating to network, provisioning and customer issues.

    Turner Engineering, Mountain Lakes, NJ, USA 2004 – 2006
    Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, IT
    Maintaining in-house and clients (AT&T, American Express) networks (LAN, DSL, cable), designing, implementing and maintaining firewall (Cisco IOS), desktop support, small-scale programming (perl, AMX). Designing, installing and maintaining remote-access file servers.

    United States Postal Service, Jersey City, NJ, USA 1997 – 2004
    Distribution Clerk
    Data Entry Operator. Sorting mail using automated mail sorters, loading and unloading trucks. Received a number letters of commendation.



    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 2015

    Habilitation from University of Nova Gorica 2014

    University of Denver Fellowship 2012, 2013

    NSF Scholarship 36766A-272901 2010

    New Jersey Institute of Technology Summa Cum Laude Award 2004

    Union County Alumni Prize 2001

    Post-Day Memorial Award 2001


    University of Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia 2014 – 2015
    Teaching Assistant
    Mathematical Physics II

    University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA 2009 – 2012
    Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Courses Taught: Electrical Circuits I & II, Engineering Concepts I, II & III, Digital Design, Engineering Applications, Engineering Analysis, Climate Science

    New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA 2002
    Teaching Assistant
    Courses Taught: Physics, Mathematics, Computers, Robotics, English, Chemistry, Electronics



    “300-nm and ultra-flexible, skin-compatible organic transistors, pseudo-CMOS and CMOS amplifiers for artificial skin in medical applications” 2016
    Materials Research Society (MRS)

    “Organic electronics artificial e-skin for human, prosthetic, and robotic application” 2016
    Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science: Science Dialog

    “Organic Field Effect Transistors: Device Architectures and Fabrication” 2014
    Organic Electronics Lecture at University of Colorado in Boulder

    “Polymer Neuromorphic Circuitry: Biological Information Processing in Polymers” 2013
    Graduate Research Symposium at University of Denver

    “Polymer Electronics for Low Power Conformable Displays” 2012
    Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Workshop

    “Memristive Synapses for Neuromorphic Systems” 2011
    Capo Caccia Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop

    “Towards an All-Polymer Robot for Search and Rescue” 2009
    Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Workshop


    “300-nm Highly Conformable Organic Thin Film Transistor” 2016
    International Thin-Film Transistor Conference (ITC)

    “300-nm ultra-flexible and skin-compatible organic transistors for e-skin” 2016
    Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry and Functional Materials (CEMSupra)

    “Organic Semiconductors for Space Flight Applications” 2014
    AeroSpace Ventures Day at University of Colorado, Boulder

    “PaperBots – Rapid Prototyping of Inexpensive Robots” 2013
    Undergraduate Outreach at Purdue University

    “Structured Computational Polymers” 2013
    Undergraduate Outreach at Purdue University


    Engineering – MatLab, Mathcad, SPICE, LabView, NX (Unigraphics), C, Perl

    Physics - AFM, SEM, UV-VIS, 2D and 3D photolithography, spin, blade and spray coating, screen printing, ZnO NP synthesis

    Devices – OFETs, OLEDs, OPVs, WORMs and OBDs (Organic memristors), Organic Capacitors, Organic Resistors


    English – speak, read, and write fluently

    Polish – native language

    Russian – speak and read poorly

    Slovenian - speak and read poorly


    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)


    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA): Cisco ID CSCO11174973