Research Areas

Control, Monitoring & Optimization

About

Associate Professor at the University of Alberta Chemical and Materials Engineering Department.

B.Sc. degree (1997) from the Belgrade University (Serbia); M.S. degree (2001) from the Texas A&M University (Texas) and Ph.D. in 2005 from the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA)

Independent post-doctoral researcher position at the Cardiology Division of the UCLA's David Geen School of Medicine from 2006 to 2009. Recipient of the American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Aliate Post-doctoral Grant Award (2007-2009) and of the O. Hugo Schuck Award for Applications, from the American Automatic Control Council (AACC) in 2007.

Research interests include systems engineering, with the emphasis on model predictive control of distributed parameter systems, dynamics and optimization of material and chemical process operations, computational modelling and simulation of biological systems (cardiac electrophysiological systems) and biomedical engineering.

Reviewer for the IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, IEEE Transaction on Control Systems Technology, Automatica, Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research, International Journal of System Science, American Control Conference, Conference on Decision and Control, and program coordinator for the AIChE Annual Meetings (2014).