received Dipl.Ing., M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1972, 1976, and 1979, respectively. He was a Research Assistant at J. Stefan Institute in Ljubljana (1972-77), a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (1981), and Strathclyde University, Glasgow (1984).
He is professor of robotics at Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Ljubljana, where he served also as Vice-Dean (1985-89) and Dean (1999-03). He is author and coauthor of over 100 journal papers and monograph on functional electrical stimulation (CRC, 1989) and textbook on robotics (Springer, 2010). Professor Bajd received several national awards for his scientific achievements in the field of functional electrical stimulation for paralyzed subjects.
He is Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and Fellow of AIMBE (American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering) and member of editorial board of several international and national journals. Professor Bajd is president of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts and member of Slovenian Academy of Engineering.