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FER at University of Zagreb Fair

FER at University of Zagreb Fair

Branka Marijanović

At this year’s University of Zagreb Fair, which took place from 22 to 24 November at Student Centre premises, FER presented itself to high school seniors with a short lecture and several interesting student projects. The presentation won the award for innovative representation. At the event, future FER students had the chance to hear about student life and opportunities for career development during their studies, as well as after graduating from the Faculty. Also, several interesting student projects were displayed at our stand, demonstrating what can be learned and achieved at FER.

Golden Diplomas awarded at the...

Golden Diplomas awarded at the Ceremonial Session of the Faculty Council

Branka Marijanović

Engineers who graduated from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering in the academic year 1967/1968 were awarded Golden Diplomas at the 682 nd Ceremonial Session of the Faculty Council, in celebration of the 50 th anniversary of graduation. During the Session, the best FER students in the previous academic year received "Jospi Lončar" recognition certificate, while FER also awarded a number of Croatian high schools for great contribution to the high-school education of FER students, in the form of awards to the best ranked candidates in classification procedure for enrolment at FER in the academic year 2019/2020. The best student works by FER students from the area of electronics, achieved in cooperation with industry and small or medium-sized enterprises, received "Željka Matutionvić– Sunčica" annual award for the academic year 2017/2018, while "Stanko Turk" award was presented for an outstanding graduate thesis in the field of computing for the academic year 2017/2018. The attendees were greeted by FER dean, associate professor Gordan Gledec, Ph.D., and after the Golden Diplomas award ceremony, they were addressed by professor Vladimir Mikulčić, Ph.D., who spoke on behalf of the award winners. In the musical part of the session, guests were entertained by FER women’s vocal ensemble Resonance, who performed "Hey Jude" and "Što me čini sretnom".  

Faculty Day Celebration

Faculty Day Celebration

Branka Marijanović

The celebration of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Day was held on Friday, 23 November 2018. Guests at the Ceremony were greeted by the dean, associate professor Gordan Gledec, Ph.D., rector of the University of Zagreb, professor Damir Boras, Ph.D., and State Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Education, Tomo Antičić, Ph.D. The most successful students and employees received acknowledgments and awards, while young musician Mia Dimšić entertained guests with her musical hits. After the Ceremony, guests had the opportunity to see poster exhibit presenting FER projects and mingle at the official reception.

New project in the...

New project in the “Internationalisation of Higher Education” framework

Marko Tucaković

FER signed a contract worth around HRK 1.8 million for project “International University Graduate Programmes in Electrical Engineering and Computing” (FER-IN). Company Schneider Electric will be partner on the project, FER will be the project coordinator, and prof. Marko Delimar, PhD, will be the head of the project. The projected duration of the project is 24 months. The aim of the project is to develop three new modern university graduate study programmes in electrical engineering and computing in English language, to increase the number of experts in STEM area, increase the inflow of foreign students to Croatia and improve two-way mobility of students and teachers. The programmes will be formed in accordance with the best models in the world and will meet the long term needs of three target groups (students, staff of higher education institutions and employers).

Adrijan Barić receives the “Fran...

Adrijan Barić receives the “Fran Bošnjaković” award for 2018

Marko Tucaković

Professor Adrijan Barić, PhD, was awarded the “Fran Bošnjaković” award at the session of the Senate of the University of Zagreb held on Friday, 28 September 2018, for outstanding results in scientific, educational and professional work and the promotion of a scientific discipline and profession. Professor Barić was presented with the award during the ceremony marking the University of Zagreb Day, on 3 November 2018, at the Croatian National Theater.