MEDNARODNA PODIPLOMSKA SOLA JOZEFA STEFANA Josef Stefan International Postgraduate School
Description of organisation
The Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School (Mednarodna podiplomska šola Jožefa Stefana, MPS), founded in 2004, is a higher education establishment and a research organization. It employs about 70 teaching and research staff and has more than 200 PhD students. It provides highest quality postgraduate studies through a joint research and educational process. It contributes to bridging the gap between science and industry and the strengthening of the role of science and advanced technologies in society. MPS is the academic branch of the Jožef Stefan Institute, which forms its research and infrastructural base.
Description of the unit participating in LANDMARK
The research group of professor Džeroski is spread across three institutions: the Department of Knowledge Technologies of the Jožef Stefan Institute, the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School and the Centre of Excellence for Integrated Approaches in Chemistry and Biology of Proteins. Its research agenda focuses on the development of machine learning and data mining techniques and their application to practical problems from environmental and life sciences. It has been and is involved in many EU-funded research projects over a period of almost two decades (ranging from the ESPRIT III program to FP7).