Head of DIH UM doc. dr. Muhamed Turkanović received the University of Maribor Award for outstanding achievements, accomplishments and merits in the field of scientific research and education.
With his work and outstanding results in the field of blockchain technology, doc. dr. Muhamed Turkanović has made an important contribution to the development and reputation of the University of Maribor which has also established itself internationally as a an institution with high knowledge and research potential in the field of blockchain technology. Doc. dr. Muhamed Turkanović is the leader of the Blockchain Lab: UM group, which operates at the Institute of Informatics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (UM). One of the most important products developed as a results of the research and development work of the group under his leadership is the EduCTX platform. Moreover, Dr. Turkanović is the coordinator of two international projects: the Interreg Alpine Space Smart Villages and the H2020 project DE4A Digital Europe for All. He is also the head of DIH (Digital Innovation Hub) at UM. In addition to his outstanding bibliography, which includes publications in prestige scientific journals, he gives invited lectures at international conferences, cooperates with industry partners, and successfully passes his vast knowledge and rich experience to younger generations, through mentoring and organizing summer schools.