Matevž Frajnkovič Becomes the Best Student of the University of Maribor

The University of Maribor, together with Elektrom Maribor d.d. and Energijo Plus d.o.o., named the best student of the academic year 2016–2017. According to the jury’s assessment, this title belongs to Matevž Frajnkovič, a second-year student of the Master’s program in Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The second place was taken by Tadej Petek (6th year of the General Medicine study program at the Faculty of Medicine), and the third place belongs to Dušan Fister (2nd year of the Master’s program in Mechatronics at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering).

The contest winner Matevž Frajnkovič combines his high university grades with active participation in public life, being the handler and a member of the Student Council of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The Commission emphasized his research activities and the availability of author scientific publications.

The owner of the second place, Tadej Petek, also proved himself worthy in the field of scientific research and development, becoming a co-author of several scientific articles and receiving a bronze Dean award for a research project. He actively participates in the work of the system of handlers, is a member of commissions and bodies of the Faculty’s student self-government.

Dušan Fister, the third place winner, has actively manifested himself in scientific work, becoming the author/co-author of several articles. Fister is also awarded the certificate of Leon Štuklj for his achievements in sports.

The best student of the University of Maribor Matevž Frajnkovič received a reward of 600 euros from the Elektro Maribor Company. The prize-winners also received cash incentives of 400 and 200 euros, respectively, from Energijo Plus.

Prof. Dr. Igor Tičar, the Rector of the University of Maribor, Master Boris Sovič, the Chairman of the Elektra Maribor Board, and Bojan Horvat, the Leader of the Energija Plus Company, took part in the award ceremony held as part of the “Regional Story of Development—Roses and Wine” event (In Slovene—”Regionalno-razvojne zgodbe-vrtnice in vino”).