Dr. Tine Tomažič graduated from grammar school “Veno Pilon” in Ajdovščina, Slovenia in 2002 with highest honors and received his B.Sc. with Summa cum laude in Modelling, Simulation and Control at University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Electrical Engineering in 2007. He is the author of several awarded scientific papers in his field of research, involving Systems Automation and Control and Tuning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In 2007, Tine Tomažič received the Univerzitetna Presernova nagrada award, the highest award for scientific contributions that a university student can receive in Slovenia.
Besides university engagements, Tine is a qualified flight instructor, test pilot and works in Research&Design at Pipistrel d.o.o. Ajdovščina. From 2007, he is a PhD student on Systems automation/Stability Augumentation on Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. He has a status of Junior Researcher and works in the field of Fly-by-wire control algorhytms and researches hybrid propulsion systems for aircraft.
Tine’s work at Pipistrel includes the Taurus G4: creation and evolution of the winning aeroplane of NASA Green Flight Challenge 2011 and the WattsUp Electric Trainer.