Jožef Stefan Institute
Senior Researcher and Project Leader
Prof. Dr. Dunja Mladenić works as a senior researcher and a project leader at Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia, leading Department for Artificial Intelligence and teaching at Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, University of Ljubljana, and the University of Zagreb. She is an expert on the study and development of Machine Learning, Text Mining, Semantic Technology, Sensor Data Analysis, the Internet of Things, and Data Science techniques and their application to real-world problems. Dunja Mladenić was a visiting researcher at the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA in 1996-1997 and in 2000-2001. She is a co-inventor on a patent application with Cycorp Inc., USA. She co-authored several scientific papers, co-edited several books, and served on program committees at several international conferences, and organized international scientific events. From 2013-2017, she served on the Scientific Council of Jožef Stefan Institute acting as a vice president from 2015 to 2017. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Slovenian Artificial Intelligence Society SLAIS (as a president of SLAIS 2010-2014) and of the Advisory board of ACM Slovenija. She is also part of the OECD Network of Experts on AI (ONE AI). She has experience in coordinating EU projects and participating in the proposal evaluation with EC including ERC panels, Finish Science Academy, Swedish Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, and USA National Science Foundation.