University of Ljubljana
Janez Rozman, Ph. D. was born in Novo mesto, the Republic of Slovenia, in 1956. In 1982 he finished his engineering degree at the Faculty of Natural Science at the University of Ljubljana in the Republic of Slovenia. He received an M.Sc. degree in 1988 from the same institution. He finished his dissertation at Faculty of Electrical Engineering University of Ljubljana in January 1993. He started to work at the Jožef Stefan Institute in 1980 and began as a graduate on his diploma work at the Department for Electron Microscopy. In 1982 he changed his specialist field and entered the Department of Automatics, Biocybernetics, and Robotics. He began to work on human implantation technology as a designer of stimulating multi-electrode systems and encapsulation technology. In January 1994, he his colleagues have established a small reserch company ITIS d. o. o. Ljubljana and formed his own research group Center for Implantable Technologgy and Sensors. His research interests concern investigation of possibilities in selective stimulation of autonomic nerves and ganglia. Current interest is selective stimulation of nerves innervating cardio-vascular system, glands and other organs to improve their function in disease and recording of ENG. He is the author or co-author of 50 scientific articles. His small research company ITIS d. o. o. Ljubljana conducted national projects as well as one project of the FP5 of the European Commission. He is a member of International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society and the supervisor of students and young researchers in different EU countries.