Mechanical engineer
Zakuta, 24 December 1941

full member

Department of Technical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from 5 November 2009
Full member since 8 November 2018

Field of study
Numerical methods (Finite Element Method, Mesh-free and Discrete methods) and software development, stress integration methods for engineering and bio-materials, fluids and physical quantity fields, coupled problems, multiscale modelling

BSc (1964), Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Kragujevac branch;
MSc (1969), Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade;
PhD (1972) in Technical Sciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas,

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Kragujevac, retired full professor (1964–2007); R&D Research and Development Centre for Bioengineering, Kragujevac (2008–);
Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University (2001–);
Scientist, the Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston (2010–);
Research Professor, University of Texas Medical Centre at Houston (2007–2010);
Research Engineer (ADINA R&D), Boston (1985–1988, 1990);
Principal Research Fellow of the Institute for Cars ‘Zastava’ (1/3, 1975–2000)

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Society for Computational Mechanic, president; Serbian Society of Mechanics, presidency member; South Slavic Academy of Nonlinear Sciences; Engineering Academy of Serbia; European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, member of the Managing Board  (2009–2015);  German Association for Mathematics and Mechanics GAMM; International Academy for Nonlinear Sciences; European Society for Mechanics; Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia

Membership of editorial boards
Journal of the Serbian Society for Computational Mechanics, editor-in-chief; member of editorial board: Computers and Structures, Journal of Pharmacology & Pharmacy

Awards and recognitions
Award for contribution to ‘Zastava’ development (1984);
Award of Chamber of Commerce of Kragujevac Region, for the city development (1992);
Certificate of the City of Kragujevac (1994);
Golden badge of the Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia (2001)