News and events

[27. Aug 2018]

SYNERGY Summer School (27-31 August 2018)

We are co-organising SYNERGY Summer School on Efficient Multi-Objective Optimisation. School is devoted to efficient multi-objective optimisation through parallelisation and surrogate modelling.

newsID71 [20. Nov 2017]

UTOPIAE Opening Training School

We are part of the UTOPIAE Opening training school, with our ESR attending lectures with other ESR colleagues and our two supervisors presenting lectures together with other UTOPIAE_network supervisors.

newsID70 [25. Oct 2017]

Web portal for school nutrition - Å olski lonec

JSI contributes to the extension of the Slovenian web portal Å olski lonec, which is an important source of information about School Nutrition. The project has been supported by the Slovenian Ministry of Health and is coordinated by the National Institute of Public Health.

newsID68 [19. Sep 2017]

TETRAMAX project kick-off meeting

JSI is attending the H2020 project TETRAMAX on Customized Low Energy Computing within Smart Anything Everywhere domain.

newsID64 [01. Jan 2017]

UTOPIAE project started

The MSCA project UTOPIAE will be the training network that addresses the challenge of finding the ideal compromise between enhancing reliability and safety and reducing resource utilisation.

[15. Dec 2016]

Final project conference (Uživajmo v zdravju)

At the final conference, the project consortium presented results and products developed with the aims to (re)establish a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of overweight and obese children and adults.

[10. Nov 2016]

Slovenian Historical Topography portal

Welcome to the new portal Slovenian Historical Topography (Slovenska historična topografija) that is developed by the Milko Kos Historical Institute of ZRC SAZU in cooperation with the Computer Systems Department and provides all forms of a given place name known from the existing written historical sources to facilitate a rapid and reliable identification of toponyms.

[06. Jun 2016]

second place at the annual 24-hour hackathon Dragonhack

Our scholarship student Ines Meršak achieved second place at the annual 24-hour hackathon Dragonhack, which took place in Ljubljana, with her team's project "The Tower of London test". The team consisted of three other members, namely Marko Ljubotina, Miloš Ljubotina and Jure Slak.

[01. Jun 2016]

Young researchers position / Zaposlitev za mlade raziskovalce

Within the ARRS scheme for young researchers we offer mentoring to candidates for doctoral studies of multi-criteria optimization, self-adaptive principles and similar topics from the complex, dynamic and non-deterministic systems. Interested candidates should contact us by

V okviru ARRS sheme za mlade raziskovalce nudimo mentorstvo kandidatom za doktorski študij večkriterijske optimizacije, samonastavljjivih principov in podobnih tem s področja kompleksnih, dinamičnih in nedeterminističnih sistemov. Zainteresirani kandidati naj se javijo na

newsID56 [23. May 2016]

MANTIS General Assembly

We are hosting the General Assembly of the MANTIS project. During the three days we are having several separate workshops for different work-packages.

newsID55 [18. May 2016]

BIOMA 2016 conference

We are co-organization of the 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature - BIOMA 2016 that starts today.

[17. May 2016]

Kaj imajo skupnega računalnik, babica in antični zdravnik s Kosa?

Vljudno vabljeni na poljudnoznanstveno predavanje naše kolegice doc. dr. Barbare Koroušić Seljak, ki bo potekalo v četrtek, 19. maja 2016 od 19h dalje, pod moderatorstvom Slavka Jeriča z RTV Slovenije v Kavarni Union. V sproščenem okolju se bomo dotaknili dveh aktualnih tem, prehrane in računalništva. Kako lahko prispevamo računalnikarji k odkrivanju novih znanj na področju prehrane?

[10. Feb 2016]

SYNERGY project kick-off meeting

We are hosting the kick-off meeting of the H2020 Twinning project SYNERGY, where also the partners form TH Köln and Université de Lille are present.

[01. Feb 2016]

SYNERGY project started

Our department is coordinating a H2020 Twinning SYNERGY project. Its overall goal is to overcome the limitations of the current research in multi-objective optimization. The multi-objective optimisation problems can be solved more efficiently if parallelisation is used to execute the simulations simultaneously and if the simulations are partly replaced by accurate surrogate models.

[11. Dec 2015]


A new platform for personalised nutrition and health advice was launched this week, watch more here.

[26. Nov 2015]

New EU project starts to establish a research infrastructure on Food and Health Consumer Behaviour and Lifestyle

JSI has joined RICHFIELDS, which objective is to design a research infrastructure that will serve as a distributed data-platform to collect, align and share innovative and existing data, in order to enable researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to develop, evaluate and implement effective food and health strategies both at the level of individuals and populations.

[15. Oct 2015]


We collaborated in specification of Pilot Monitorih System from MedicoApps that will monitor pilots psychophysical condition. This will contribute significantly to pilot and flight safety.

[23. Sep 2015]

BIOMeD project "success story" at TETRACOM

At the TETRACOM Workshop during the HiPEAC CSW, Milan, Sept. 23 2015, we participated as one of the eight Technology Transfer Projects “success stories” reporting the results on the Non-invasive bio impedance sensor design based on wide bandwidth ring resonator (BIOMeD project).

newsID44 [14. Sep 2015]

New EU-project starts to reduce food waste across Europe

16 September 2015 marks the start of the EU Horizon 2020 funded project "Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain" (REFRESH). 26 partners from 12 European countries and China will work towards the project's goal to contribute towards the objectives of reducing food waste across Europe by 30% by 2025, reducing waste management costs, and maximizing the value from unavoidable food waste and packaging materials. REFRESH will run from July 2015 – June 2019.

newsID43 [29. Jun 2015]

QuaLiFY meeting

From 29th June to 1st July we are organizing a working meeting of QuaLiFY, which is a 2.5 Mio EU-funded project using results from previous EU-funded projects on food composition and intake, and the relationships between who we are (genotype, phenotype) and what we eat (nutritional status).

newsID41 [06. May 2015]

MANTIS - ECSEL project

The overall concept of MANTIS (Cyber Physical System based Proactive Collaborative Maintenance) is to provide a proactive maintenance service platform architecture based on Cyber Physical Systems that allows to estimate future performance, to predict and prevent imminent failures and to schedule proactive maintenance.

[28. Apr 2015]

Summer camp

Our department and Gimnazija Bežigrad co-organize the summer camp "Med naravo in umetnostjo" (Between nature and art) from 29th June to 3th July in Veržej,Slovenia.

newsID39 [16. Mar 2015]

PD_manager - H2020 project

Our department is involved in a new PD_Manager project, which will allow people with Parkinson's to be followed by a multidisciplinary team, with the use of easy and accessible technologies.

[28. Nov 2014]

Faculty's Prešeren student award

The Master thesis of Domen Butala, titled "Solving Unit commitment problem with a genetic algorithm", was awarded with Faculty's Prešeren award for Research Achievement. The work was co-mentored by Gregor Papa.

newsID37 [14. Nov 2014]

Å olski lonec

Welcome to the new portal Å olski lonec that provides e-content and e-tools for school nutrition, developed by Computer Systems in cooperation with the Slovenian National Institute for Public Health!

newsID36 [13. Nov 2014]

Libra pocket-size scale

Libra is a pocket-size scale aimed to support diabetic patients in self-management of the disease. It operates in combination with the Android mobile application Nutri that counts carbohydrates in food and calculates bolus insulin. Nutri can also be wirelessly connected with a glucose meter. The project was supported by the Slovenian Ministry of Health.

newsID35 [13. Sep 2014]

PPSN XIII konference

Co-organization of the 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature.

newsID33 [10. Apr 2014]

HCI-IS 2014 conference

Our department co-organizes the HCI-IS 2014 conference. Submit papers describing the research, case studies, practical guidelines and opinion papers on all aspects of Human-Computer Interaction and usability engineering.

[29. Mar 2014]

ACCUS project meeting

Our department co-organizes the ACCUS project meeting, April 1-3, 2014.

newsID32 [10. Mar 2014]

PPSN 2014 conference

Paper submission deadline is approaching - the 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN 2014) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on September 13-17, 2014 is co-organized by our department.

[26. Feb 2014]

Doctoral Dissertation Defence of Lucas Benedičič

Lucas Benedičič defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Optimization and parallelization methods for the design of next-generation radio networks", supervised by Peter Korošec and Tomaž Javornik.

[22. Oct 2013]

Research promotion

Our department presents the research activities at the student job-trade at the Faculty of mathematics and physics.

newsID26 [01. Jun 2013]

PPSN 2014 conference

Our department is co-organizing The 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature (PPSN 2014) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on September 13-17, 2014.

newsID22 [24. Apr 2013]

The CDASA paper published on-line

Paper "The continuous differential ant-stigmergy algorithm for numerical optimization" was published online in the Computational Optimization and Applications journal.

[13. Feb 2013]

The EuroFIR Nexus 2nd Annual Meeting & Conference

From 4th to 8th March, 2013, CSD will host the Consortium of the FP7 EuroFIR Nexus project. The final project meeting will include the International Conference on "Developments in Food Composition Information Systems supporting ethnic and traditional food in Europe". Renowned researchers from the fields of food, nutrition and computer sciences will present latest achievements. The meeting and the conference will be held in Best Western Hotel Slon Ljubljana.

[21. Dec 2012]

eDietetik - project start

We will develop e-services and mobile application eDietetik that will provide information to the consumer about the adequacy of food products according to their individual needs through a bar-code scanning.

[01. Nov 2012]

Research visit

Lucas Benedičič returned from 3-month research visit in the Nagasaki Advanced Computing Center at the University of Nagasaki. He researched on high-performance and GPU implementation of optimization algorithms for mobile systems.

[20. Jul 2012]

HiPEAC membership

Franc Novak and Stanislav Kovačič have been approved as new members of HiPEAC - Network of excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation.

[04. Jun 2012]

Mobile web site

Mobile version of this web site is available.

newsID16 [29. May 2012]

BIOMA 2012 conference

Our department co-organized The fifth biennial BIOMA conference in Bohinj, Slovenia, on 24-25 May. There were two keynote speakers and 28 presentations on the latest theoretical and applied results in bioinspired optimization methodologies and their applications.

[05. May 2012]


We are looking for young-researcher candidates (for postgraduate studies in the field of computer systems), graduates for research on domestic and international projects, and students.