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Sandi Klavžar

Ph.D., University of Ljubljana, Slovenia University of Maribor, Slovenia


Born: 1962, Ljubljana, SI; Spoken languages: Slovenian, English, German, Croatian and Serbian.


Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, SI; M.S. in Computer Science, University of Ljubljana, SI; B.S. in Technical Mathematics, University of Ljubljana, SI.

Academic experience

Professor of Discrete and Computational Mathematics, University of Maribor; Professor of Mathematics, University of Ljubljana; Advisor of 10 Ph.D. students in Mathematics;  External member of several Ph.D. and Habilitation committees: AU, FR, S&M; Longer research visits at Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria and    Universität Bielefeld, Germany.

Research fields

Discrete and Computational Mathematics, Combinatorics with Graph Theory, Applications of Discrete Mathematics in Chemistry, Tower of Hanoi Problems.

Professional experience/leadership

Chair of the Depatment of Mathematics, University of Maribor, SI, 1992 – 1994; Chair of the Department of Mathematics of Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, SI, 2003 – 2007;  Member of the IAMC; Permanent researcher and project leader of Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, SI, 1990 –.

Professional activities

Organizer or member of organizing committees of numerous international scientific meetings;  Member of international professional societies AMS and ICA; Member of editorial boards of  European Journal of Combinatorics,  MATCH Communications in Mathematical and in Computer Chemistry, Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory, Asian-European Journal of Mathematics, and Ars Mathematicae Contemporanea; Guest editor of several special issues of international journal (MATCH Comm. Math. Comput. Chem., Discrete Appl. Math., Discrete Math., Discuss. Math. Graph Theory, European J. Combin.); Active participant at numerous conferences and scientific meetings and invited speaker at conferences in Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan.

Honors and grants

Slovenian national award (Zoisovo priznanje) for important scientific achievements in the area of graph theory, 2000; Slovenian national award (Zoisova nagrada) for highest achievements in mathematics, 2007.

Published work

Over 150 publications and 700 citations in MathSciNet.