Our mission at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor is to contribute to the scientific and technological development of economy and society, through linking high quality scientific research work with professional and educational work in the fields of engineering sciences.
The highest values of our activities are:
- excellence, autonomy and openness of research and educational work;
- honesty, sincerity, professional ethics and social responsibility of the research and education;
- orientation of research and education towards welfare of humanity and creation of inclusive society.
We have excellent internationally recognised researchers, whose work makes our faculty one of the top most successful faculties of the University of Maribor. In accordance with the European commission recommendations, we strive to develop and maintain a supportive research environment and work culture, where the researchers and research groups are respected, stimulated and supported.
Through its scientific and development research work, the faculty is actively involved in solving the current societal challenges, and takes care of the knowledge transfer in domestic and European space. All these activities run in accordance with the priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and Research and Innovation Strategy of Slovenia 2011–2020, as well as in accordance with the vision and orientation of the University of Maribor.
Prof. Dr. Simona Strnad
Vice Dean for Research