Full Professor


complete biography

Date of birth: 25th August 1961
Present Position: Professor
Dipl.-Ing, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering Department
Master of science (MSc), University of Belgrade - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of technical science (PhD), University of Belgrade - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Professional experiences:
November 1988 - January 1989
Technical subjects teacher, Mechanical educational centre - „Radoje Dakić“, Belgrade
January 1989 - February 1990
Designer - constructor of food equipment, Minel - food equipment, Pančevo - Belgrade
1st February 1990 – present
Full professor, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrade
1999 – 2014
Member of the expert jury at the International Educational Exhibition of Belgrade Fair in 1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010 and in 2001, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 was the chairman of the jury
University representative and lecturer: NEW CURRICULA AND COURSES AT THE FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BELGRADE, „Curriculum Development and ECTS Seminar“ – Plenary Session, Organized by World University Service(WUS) – Austrian Committee (Head Office Graz, Heinrichstrasse 39, A-8010 Graz, http://www.wus-austria.org; Local Office in Belgrade, Ohridska 11); Held on 7th June 2006, Budva, Montenegro.
2006 – 2008
Development of educational activities: "Curriculum Development and ECTS at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – University of Belgrade"
2008 – 2023

External expert assisting to “Research Executive Agency - REA“ and “DG CNECT“ (Established by European Commission).

2009 – 2013

Evaluator of Tempus and Erasmus Mundus proposals (2009-2013) within the „EACEA/07–Executive Agency“ established by European Commission in Brussels. He was selected for Erasmus MundusAction 2 - Partnerships proposals in April 2010 – EACEA/P4/JF/rs/D (2010) 302098.


Correspondent for Empirica Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Technologieforschung mbH – Bonn, Germany (supported by European Commission) within the project titled „Knowledge Transfer Study: correspondent services for the Republic of Serbia“, March 2011.

Chairman within the 4th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICMEN 2011) - Session: Robots and Control in Manufacturing Environment.
Evaluator of ESMERA-SOCE_European SMEs Robotics Applications proposals (2020). He was an evaluator of the TRINITY proposed projects (2021).
Chairperson for the Council of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Software within the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.
Reviewer for Journals: Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing; Expert Systems with Applications; Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems; International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems; Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence; Robotica; Robotics and Autonomous Systems; Applied Soft Computing; Applied Mathematical Modelling; The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; International Journal of Production Research; Materials and Manufacturing Processes; Proc.of the Institution of Mech. Eng. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture; etc.
Key qualifications:
  • Development of artificial neural network systems for intelligent manufacturing
  • Design of educational mobile robots
  • Industrial robots programming in flexible and agile manufacturing systems
  • Process planning in metalworking industry
  • Design of factories and plants in metalworking industry
  • Design of intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Analysis of technological possibilities of production systems
Teaching experience:

Manufacturing technology (undergraduate studies – BSc & e-learning course (BSc) within Moodle software)
Computer simulation & artificial intelligence (undergraduate studies – BSc & e-learning course (BSc) within Moodle software)
Industrial robots (graduate studies – MSc)
Robotics & artificial intelligence (graduate studies – MSc)
Machine learning of intelligent robotic systems (graduate studies – MSc)
Intelligent manufacturing systems (graduate studies – MSc & e-learning course (MSc) within Moodle software)
Decision-making methods (graduate studies – MSc course in Serbian and in English incl. E-learning within Moodle software)
Autonomous systems & machine learning (postgraduate studies – PhD)
Systems of artificial neural networks (postgraduate studies – PhD)
Cognitive Robotics (postgraduate studies – PhD)
Planning, performing and controlling projects (postgraduate studies – PhD in English & e-learning course (PhD) within Moodle software)
Artificial intelligence & machine learning (postgraduate studies – PhD in English & e-learning course (PhD) within Moodle software)
Competitive Manufacturing Management (postgraduate studies – PhD in English)
Advanced Manufacturing Systems (postgraduate studies – PhD in English)

International projects:
TEMPUS JEP 40069-2005 Multidisciplinary Studies of Design in Mechanical Engineering" (Technische Universitaet Carolo-Wilhelmina Braunschweig-Germany, Friedrich-Alexander–Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg – Erlangen-Germany, University of Belgrade, MATMEC – University of Bologna-Italy, University of Kragujevac), 2006-2008

144856-TEMPUS-2008-RS-JPGR „International Accreditation of Engineering Studies" (Technical University Munich-Germany, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology-Germany, ASIIN e.V.-Germany, Politechnical University of Catalonia, Barcelona-Spain, Imperial College London-Great Britain, Robotina d.o.o.-Slovenia, German University in Cairo – GUC-Egypt, University of Belgrade-Serbia, University of Kragujevac-Serbia, University of Niš-Serbia, Ministry of Education-Serbia, Institute „Mihajlo Pupin“-Serbia, Informatika d.o.o.-Serbia, IvDam Process Control d.o.o.-Serbia), 2009–2012

Domestic projects:
  • Development of automated warehouses – factory Zmaj
  • Development of automated systems and processes – Company RTB Bor
  • Technological project and layout design of the factory for spare parts production – Company RTB Bor
  • Development of robotized cell for arc-welding in Goša-Smederevska Palanka
  • Development of industrial robots and packaging systems for food industry – Company Ivo Lola Ribar, Belgrade
  • Engineering knowledge transfer from university to industry – Milan Blagojević factory in Smederevo
  • Analysis of technological possibilities – IMK 14th OKTOBAR, Kruševac (“Deloitte”)
  • Layout design of the plant for Siemens electro-cupboard production (technological project) – Montprojekt, Belgrade
  • Process planning (sheet-metal forming; welding; assembly; etc.) in BUCK enterprise (technological project), Belgrade
  • Implementation of intelligent manufacturing systems in sheet-metal production (technological project) – FMP, Belgrade
  • Deep machine learning and swarm intelligence-based optimization algorithms for control and scheduling of cyber-physical systems in Industry 4.0 - MISSION4.0 (scientific project) – The Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade