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Professor Sinisa Srbljic, Ph.D., Head of Laboratory »

Digital World Scalability, Sustainability, and Equality

Sinisa Srbljic is a Professor at the University of Zagreb, School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, and head of Consumer Computing Lab. His career also spans Silicon Valley where he worked with Futurewei Technologies, Inc., Center for Innovations, Corporate Research US Huawei, Santa Clara, USA (spring/summer 2011), with AT&T Labs, Internet Platform Organization, San Jose (summers 1997 to 1999), and with the Advanced Technology Group of AT&T, San Mateo, USA (from 1995 to 1996). As a visiting scientist, he worked with the University of California, Irvine, Department of Information and Computer Science, California, USA (summer/winter 2008/2009 and summer 2000), and with the University of Toronto, Canada (from 1993 to 1995). As part of a Google Research Award grant, he led a research team which designed a consumer programming platform Geppeto(from 2008 to 2010). This platform enables consumers without formal education in computer engineering to develop and share their own software applications. Motivated by scalability, sustainability, and equality within the digital world, his research interests span consumer computing, collaborative, collective, and global intelligence, programming language translation, and theory of computing. (Check more detailed info on prof. Siniša Srbljić)

Professor Nikola Bogunović, Ph.D. »

Nikola Bogunović received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the same university in 1963, 1971, and 1984 respectively. From 1968 to 1999., he was with R. Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia, directing the Division of Electronics, and Laboratory for Information Systems. From 1971 to 1972 he held the position of visiting scientist at Culham Laboratory, United Kingdom, and from 1985 to 1987 the position of visiting professor at Vanderbilt University, U.S.A. In 2000., he joined the Faculty of electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, as full professor teaching courses on complex system design, digital system design, formal methods, knowledge representation paradigms and expert systems techniques. He is serving as advising professor and as thesis committee member for students ranking B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D., with topics covering broad range of computational methods and computer architectures. He has developed several undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratory curricula. His current interests are focused on the application of formal methods in the design of computer systems and automated knowledge discovery in data and signal repositories, primarily in biomedical and financial domains.

Associate Professor Vlado Sruk, Ph.D. »

Vlado Sruk is a Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb, School of Electrical Engineering and Computing. He was visiting the Futurewei Technologies, Inc., Center for Innovations, Corporate Research US Huawei, Santa Clara, USA, in 2011, the University of California, Irvine, Center for Embedded Computer Systems, USA, during winter 2007, Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, during summer 1995. He is involved in teaching computer engineering courses across all phases of the curriculum from digital system design, software engineering and dependable computing. Lead and perform research in hardware/software co-design. His research interests include embedded systems and information systems, hardware and software codesign and dependability.

Dejan Škvorc, Ph.D. »

Dejan Skvorc, PhD, was born in 1979 in Cakovec. He received his B.Sc. in 2003, M.Sc. in 2006, and PhD in 2010 from School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. During his studies, he was awarded with “Josip Lončar” best student of the year certificate. Since 2004, he holds a research and teaching assistant position at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. During his research, he participated in several projects sponsored by Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, as well as domestic and foreign industry: technological project “Wrapper of the Public Information System Mediator” as part of the national “CROGrid” polyproject, scientific projects “Distributed Embedded Computer Systems” and “Computing Environments for Ubiquitous Distributed Systems”, industrial project “Middleware Architecture in New Generation Networks” in cooperation with Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. Zagreb and “End-User Tool for Gadget Composition” and “Unified Translation Memory” in cooperation with Google Inc, Mountain View, California, USA. During 2007, he spent four months as a software engineering intern in Google’s Mountain View office, CA, USA, with Google Gadgets group. He is a coauthor and one of the architects of the Google’s inter-gadget communication framework. His research interests include service-oriented architectures, programming language design, consumer programming, and mobile application development. He is a member of IEEE Computer Society and program committee of the World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering. (Check more detailed info on Dejan Škvorc)


Research associates

Igor Grudenić, Ph.D. »

Igor Grudenić was born in Rijeka 1979  where he attended elementary school and high school. After graduation he enrolled the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at University of Zagreb. As a student he received „Josip Lončar“ award for being one of the best third year students. He graduated in 2002 with thesis „User agents in middleware systems”. That same year he joined Department of Electronics, Microelectronics, Computer and Intelligent Systems at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb. He received MS degree in Computer Science in 2006 with thesis „Parallel algorithms for construction and manipulation of binary decision diagrams”. In 2010 he obtained PhD in Computer Science with thesis “Adaptive dynamic batch job scheduling in computer cluster”. His research interests include formal verification methods and scheduling for distributed systems. He was involved in research projects „Distributed embedded systems” (0036051) and „Computing Environments for Ubiquitous Distributed Systems” (036-0362980-1921) supported by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology.

Miroslav Popović, Ph.D. »

Consumer program synchronization

Miroslav Popovic, Ph.D, is a research assistant at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2011 from School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Miroslav is participating in research activities under the Geppeto project. His interests involve design of synchronization mechanisms appropriate for consumers of information technology and development of languages for coordination of consumers’ activities. Miroslav has spent four months working as a research engineering intern at Google’s Mountain View office in CA, USA. He is a member of IEEE. (Check more detailed info on Miroslav Popovic)

Marin Šilić »

Web services reliability

Marin Šilić is a computer science Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. As a part of the Geppeto project, he works on design and implementation of recommendation system for the appropriate widget selection. The general idea is to propose widget selection based on the variety of service-and-consumer specific input parameters in order to help consumers enhance the availability of their application in the cloud. In 2008., as a Google intern in the Google Spreadsheets team he designed and developed a lightweight version of application intended for mobile devices and low bandwith network connections. (Check more detailed info on Marin Šilić )

Klemo Vladimir »

Knowledge management

Klemo Vladimir is currently a computer science Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. He works on emerging Web technologies and end-user computing with emphasis on real-time consumer programming. Klemo is an ex-Google intern where he worked in the Google Checkout group and ex-Ericsson intern where he worked on prototyping an online distributed applications. As a teaching assistant, Klemo is involved in Operating Systems, Parallel programming and Service Oriented Computing courses. (Check more detailed info on Klemo Vladimir)

Ivan Budiselić »

Program Representation and Analysis in Consumer Computing

Ivan Budiselić is a computer science Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Ivan is involved in the Geppeto project where he is focused on organization and analysis of consumer programs with the goal of making consumer programming easier and more productive. In 2008., he interned in the OpenSocial group at Google Inc. in Mountain View, CA, where he made valuable contributions to the gadget directory project. (Check more detailed info on Ivan Budiselić)

Goran Delač »

Fault tolerance

Goran Delac is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the UniZg, FER in 2014. His thesis, entitled “Reliability Management of Composite Consumer Applications”,  was supervised by Prof. Sinisa Srbljic. His research efforts are focused on methods that support assurance of reliability in large scale composite systems based on service oriented architectures. In 2011 Goran was granted a software engineering internship position at Tuenti Technologies S.L. During the internship, he was working on the MVNO project aimed at integrating mobile phone and social network services. His research interests span the area of fault tolerant and dependable computing, distributed systems and service oriented computing. (Check more detailed info on Goran Delač)

Zvonimir Pavlić »

Optimization

Zvonimir Pavlić is currently a computer science Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. He recieved his masters degree in 2010 from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Zvonimir is currently working on the Geppeto project, where he is focused on introduction of debugging mechanisms into the consumer programming methodology. As a teaching assistant, Zvonimir is involved in Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science , Programming Language Translation and Service Oriented Computing courses. (Check more detailed info on Zvonimir Pavlić)


Students

Antun Razum »

Matija Milišić »

Daniel Guja »

Mislav Magerl »

Armin Tirić »

Petar Ilijašić »


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