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Vukić, Zoran (Croatia)

Vukić, Zoran (Croatia)

Professor at the Control and Computer Engineering dpt, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - Head of the Laboratory for Underwater Systems and Technologies (LABUST)

Organisation: University of Zagreb
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Zoran Vukić has more than 30 years of experience in education and research. He was Department Chair between 1992 and 1996 and is at present Head of the Laboratory for Underwater Systems and Technologies ( Graduated from the University of Zagreb in 1972 (M.Sc.) and earned Ph.D. in 1989. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Vanderbilt University (USA) and specialized in control at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University in 1986/87, and University Maribor (Slovenia) from 1994. Co-author of four books (of which one in English language “Nonlinear Control” by Marcel Dekker, and one in Slovenian language). He has led a number of research projects (national and international), and has more than 100 papers in journals and international conferences. At present he is coordinating one FP7 project ( and is a partner in one FP7 project “CART-Cooperative Autonomous Robotic Towing system”. Member of the Editorial boards of journals "Brodogradnja" (Engl. Shipbuilding) (from 1992 - present) and ”Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems” - part B Editor - Unmanned systems (from 2006 - 2010) – by Springer. Member of: IEEE Control System Society IEEE Oceanic Enginering Society, IFAC TC on Marine Systems, Mediterranean Control Association, AUSI Consortium, Slovenian Automation Society, Croatian KoREMA association, Croatian Academy of Science and Art - Scientific Maritime Council - Section marine technology, etc.

Research Interests:

Application of control theory to marine vessels (surface and underwater), especially the area of fault tolerant control, robust control, intelligent control, non-linear control, adaptive control, reconfigurable control and co-operative control.