Janja Vidmar

Janja Vidmar received a PhD in Environmental Sciences from Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School in 2017. She conducted postdoctoral research at the National Food Institute of the Technical University in Denmark. Currently, she is employed as a Research Associate in a Research Group for Trace element speciation at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia. She is also an Assistant Professor at Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, study programme Ecotechnology. Her research interests are in the field of inorganic analytical chemistry. She has been mainly focused on the optimization and application of single particle ICP-MS method for quantification and characterization of inorganic nanoparticles and microplastics in environmental, food and biological samples. She has worked on several European and national research projects, published 40 scientific papers and two book chapters, and is a co-author of one patent. In 2020, she received the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem award for her outstanding scientific contribution.