Slovenian Scientific Foundation (http://eai.eu/organization/slovenian-scientific-foundation) awarded the Institute of Computer Science a certificate "PROMETHEOUS OF SCIENCE" for excellence in communication for 2017. They wrote in the explanation: "For the development and use of various communication forms and techniques in raising citizens awareness of the importance of research in the fields covered by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, and for the promotion of technical professions for the future of Slovenia."
His researches ranks among the top 1% most cited works in the field of Computer Science earning the mark of exceptional impact. More information about his research work is available at https://lpm.feri.um.si/en/members/mernik/
On the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list are only three researchers from Slovenia, all from University of Maribor. Besides prof. dr. Marjan Mernik the highly cited researchers are also prof. dr. Željko Knez and prof. dr. Mojca Škerget, both from Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. To learn more about 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list visit https://clarivate.com/hcr/ or check the video below to take an inside look at the data and analysis behind Highly Cited Researchers and hear from the Highly Cited Researchers themselves on what it means to be highly cited and the impact it can have on them and their institution.
In 2018, the University of Maribor also ranked among the 500 best universities in the field of technology on the Times' scale. All technical faculties of the University of Maribor were included in the assessment in the following areas: electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, chemical technology and general engineering.