AI4WorkplaceSafety project team
The multidisciplinary team gathers scientists from three Serbian faculties: Faculty of Engineering University of Kragujevac (Lead institution), Faculty of Organizational sciences University of Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade. Brief biographies of team members are given below:
Principal Investigator (PI) - Arso M. Vukicevic
Arso M. Vukicevic is research associate at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia. Since 2011, PI has participated in five large FP7 and Horizon projects, where he was focused on the application of computer vision techniques for computer-aided diagnosis and 3D-reconstruction. Since 2014, he has published 22 research articles in leading (Q1/M21) international journals. He is one of the only two Serbian recipants of the NVIDIA GPU Grant Program (Accelerated Data Science Call). From 2019, PI serves as a consultant for a series of companies in the automotive industry interested in automation of quality control by applying AI and Computer vision techniques. In 2020, PI won the grant (Serbian innovation fund) to further develop and commercialize the results of his research work in the area of computer vision.
P1 - Marko Đapan
Marko Đapan received the Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in industrial engineering and engineering management. He spent 12 months at Politecnico di Torino, Italy specializing in safety and industrial engineering. He has published over 50 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences on the topics related to OSH, industrial engineering, ergonomics. He is participating in the projects of developing user-friendly safety didactic equipment dedicated to the students and industry.
P2 - Nastasija Mijovic
Nastasija Mijovic graduated at the Faculty of Organizational Science, University of Belgrade. Last semester she finished at the Faculty of Economics in the field of business and administration, University of Vilnius. She completed her master’s degree also at the Faculty of Organizational Science, University of Belgrade. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac. Research fields and areas she is interested in are workplace organization, statistics and management and organization. Since 2019 she is engaged as a Research assistant at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac. She is a participant in a project funded by the Ministry of education, science and technological development.
P3 - Mina Vaskovic-Jovanovic - replaced with Velibor Isailovic
Velibor Isailovic is an assistant professor of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, and holds a PhD degree in information technology (bioinformatics). He was the best student in generation during MSc studies. He is the author and co-author of a number of scientific papers in peer review journals, international conference proceedings and chapters in monographs on English language. Also, he is author and co-author of several (over 10) software for scientific purposes. Moreover, he was a participant in several (over 10) international projects (FP7, Horizon2020, COST, SCOPES, etc.). He was a participant in several bilateral scientific programs and PI of bilateral scientific programs between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Slovenia. He is a member of the steering committee of Serbian Society of Mechanics, member of the steering committee of the Society of Engineers and Technicians – City of Kragujevac, member of the Council of the University of Kragujevac, member of the Editorial board of the Journal of the Serbian Society for Computational Mechanics, member of the European Society for Artificial Organs and reviewer in two SCI journals.
P4 - Ivan Macuzic
Ivan Macuzic received the Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia, where he is currently an Associate Professor in industrial engineering and engineering management. He has published over 50 scientific papers and participated in National, Tempus, Erasmus+, FP7, and industry projects, as a contact person. His research interests include lean production, scrum, education and training, occupational health and safety at work, and ergonomy.
P5 - Miloš Milovanović
Miloš Milovanović is an associate professor at the University of Belgrade and a multiple award-winning scientist in the area of information technology with a strong focus on biometrics and distributed systems. He is one the co-founders and COO of Blinking, an innovative information technology company developing digital identity and customer on-boarding solutions. Miloš is an expert in security and data privacy solutions and has developed numerous information systems for private and public organizations. He heads the Innovation center for information and communication technology development at the University of Belgrade. He is also a long-standing member of ACM and IEEE societies.
P6 - Miroslav Minović
Miroslav Minović is an associate professor at University of Belgrade in Serbia, Department of Information Technology and Head of Laboratory for Multimedia Communications. He obtained his PhD in Information systems and technology. He is teaching subjects such as computer networks and distributed systems. He published a lot of journal and conference papers on the topic of multimedia, HCI, distributed systems and biometric technologies. He is a member of ACM and IEEE Societies and National contact point for Serbia of European Association for Biometrics. He served as a guest editor for the International journal of engineering education. He participated in a lot of commercial projects utilizing actual information technologies and developing a broad range of informational systems and solutions. He is one of co-founders of ProudSourceIT software development company.
P7 - Pavle Milošević
Pavle Milošević, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences. His major professional interests include: computational intelligence, systems theory and control, machine learning, biometrics, metaheuristics and time series analysis. He is the author and co-author of more than 50 journal articles, chapters and conference papers. Pavle has received numerous awards for his academic achievements, including: Annual Award of the Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in the field of computing for PhD. Students (2019); Innovative approach to research and publishing at the XV International Symposium SymOrg 2016 (2016); Student Grant for EUSFLAT-IFSA 2015 given by European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (2015). During his research career, he participated as an investigator in several research and commercial projects. He is a long-standing member of EUSFLAT and IEEE societies.
P8 - Petar Milovanović - replaced with Mirko Grajic
Petar Milovanović is an assistant professor and senior research associate at Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade. He was the best graduate at the Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, where he obtained a PhD degree. He received numerous awards for academic achievements, including the Best young scientist award at the Faculty of Medicine (2016) and New investigator award at ECTS 2017. In 2018 he was elected for ECTS Academy where he is actively involved in international promotion of musculoskeletal research. He has a strong orientation towards international cooperation and he received international fellowships (such as DAAD and Alexander von Humbolt fellowships). He is an Associate Professor in Anatomy, lecturer in the topics of Skeletal Biology in Laboratory for Anthropology and Bone Biology, and specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. His research is largely based on interdisciplinary work, and he emphasizes communication with scientists from various disciplines (from life sciences to clinical sciences). He led DFG-funded project in Germany, Institutional partnership program funded by Alexander von Humboldt foundation, and coordinates DiaBoNet project funded by Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia within PROMIS program.
P8 – After Petar Milovanovic won his DiaBoNet PROMIS project (CONGRATS!) – following the rules of the Science Fund, he was replaced by Assistant professor Mirko Grajic (while Petar will remain involved in our activities as external researcher).
Mirko Grajic is a board-certified specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, with interest in ergonomics of human posture and movements. He has a strong background in evaluation and treatment of the locomotor system. He is the president of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Serbian Medical Chamber, and the president of the group for treating pain in rehabilitation. He is a member of “Brain Council Serbia“, international associations of physiatrists (ESPRM and ISPRM), member of health committee and president of the subcommittee for physical medicine of the Belgrade Sport Association. In addition, he is one of the leaders of medical education in the topics related to this project, as he was the organizer of numerous symposia, seminars, and workshops in the field, including transdisciplinary and integrative approaches, complementary medicine, etc. He is a member of the national committee for complementary medicine.