About Me

I am a researcher with 15 years of experience in various research areas, ranging from rehabilitation robotics, virtual reality, computer vision, 3D network communication, and several different assistive and monitoring technologies. I am currently working with University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in digital health area. My previous position was the Assistant Research Engineer with HART Lab at University of California, Berkeley, where I worked for almost 12 years.

One of my most important strengths is the ability of working in multi-disciplinary teams while being able to bridge the gap between the engineering and other fields. My current research is in particular focused on using various forms of technology in health care. I have contributed to the developed of several prototype systems that have been successfully deployed in health care setting. The experience of working with collaborators from other fields has given me appreciation for translation of research technology into practice.

I have finished my PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. While I was a research assistant, I collaborated in two European Union funded projects related to rehabilitation technology. I was a postdoctoral scholar with Teleimmersion Lab at University of California, Berkeley, from 2006-2009. I have remained with the lab as Research Assistant Engineer. I have also held a joint appointment with University of California Davis Medical Center from 2012-2016.


  • Digital health.
  • Human motion analysis.
  • Virtual and augmented reality.
  • Image processing.
  • Computer graphics.

Additional Skills:

  • Programming languages: C++, C#, Universal Windows Platform (UWP), Matlab.
  • Libraries: OpenCV, OpenGL, Kinect SDK, Ogre 3D, etc.
  • Extensive experience with vision products, depth cameras, and vision processing.
  • Extensive experience with motion capture technology (e.g., Phasespace, OptiTrack).
  • Basic experience with programming robots (e.g., Kuka).
  • Research project management.
  • Experimental design and analysis for human subject experiments.
  • Documentation and proposal writing.
  • Experience with Microsoft products: Visual Studio, Word, Excel, etc.