People Behind the Project – 10/16: Andrej Brodnik

Bringing theory and practice together: Prof. Andrej Brodnik, WP3 leader at UP in Koper, Slovenia.

What is your task in the project?

Project leader in Slovenian team, reverse logistic optimization model design.

What motivates you to work on the project?

The combination of practical application of an interesting and challenging theoretical problem.

If a fairy granted you a wish related to CaReWood, what would it be?

Make the CaReWood project practically and theoretically so great that the results would be widely accepted.

Wood is a material with several advantages. What would make it better?

Reuse :-)

Tell us about your education.

PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada

Which person do you most admire?

The term most implies a single person, which is hard chose one. However, if I need to choose, my wife Pia – she amazes me how she juggles between career of professional opera singer, university teacher and the person who supports three corners of our family home.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Tough question. I guess love for both theory and practice.