Blaž Komac, PhD

Head of the Department of natural hazards



00 386 30 485 554

blaz.komac@zrc-sazu.si




Education
B. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2000
M. Sc. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2003
Ph. D. in Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 2005

Research fields
Physical geography, Geomorphology, Geography of natural hazards, Paleoclimate, Geographical information systems

Other activities

  • Member of the European Science & Technology Advisory Group (E-STAG) at the United Nations  International Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UN DRR) (Since 29. 3. 2018)
  • Vice-president of the Institute's Scientific Council,
  • Editor-in-chief of the Acta geographica Slovenica/Geografski zbornik SCI-E journal (2004–),
  • Editor-in-chief of the Ujma journal, issued by the Administration of Civil protection and disaster relief of the Republic of Slovenia,
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of humanities, University of Primorska, Koper (until 2015),
  • Co-organizer of the Bojan Ušeničnik day – triennal symposium Natural hazards of Slovenia,
  • Co-editor of the Natural hazards book series,
  • Member of the IGU Hazard and Risk Commision,
  • Secretary of the Geomorphological Society of Slovenia (2001–2011),
  • Lectures commisioner at the Ljubljana Geographical Society (2001–2005),
  • A member of The Natural Disaster Commission appointed by the Government of Slovenia (November 2000 – January 2001) at the occasion of the Log pod Mangartom debris flow
The University of Ljubljana Prešeren Award for students, University of Ljubljana, 2001
The distinction of the Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia, 2004

ARTICLES

 

REPORTS

 

BOOKS

 

CapHaz-Net ( okvirni_program • 01. june 2009 - 31. may 2012)
OTREMED ( aplikativni • 01. september 2010 - 31. august 2013)
Slovenian Exonyms ( aplikativni • 01. february 2008 - 31. january 2011)
Terraced Landscapes ( aplikativni • 01. december 2004 - 31. december 2007)
Advancement of computationally intensive methods for efficient modern general-purpose statistical analysis and inference ( aplikativni • 01. march 2016 - 28. february 2019)
Geography of Slovenia - national research programme ( research programme • 01. january 2015 - 31. december 2021)
Possible ecological control of flood hazard in the hill regions of Hungary and Slovenia ( mednarodni_raziskovalni • 01. november 2017 - 31. october 2020)
Natural disasters ( bilateralni • 01. january 2010 - 31. december 2012)