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Vukica Jovanović

  • Vukica Jovanović
  • Assistant Professor
  • Engineering Technology
  • 111d Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3769
  • v2jovano@odu.edu
  • Dr. Jovanovic received dipl.ing. degree in Industrial Engineering, Area of Specialization in Robotics, Mechatronics and Automation from University of Novi Sad, Serbia. She graduated with her M.Sc. (Magistar) degree at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, specialization area in Production Systems Design. She received a PhD in Technology while working as a PhD student in Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence at Purdue University. Dr. Jovanovic is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology Department, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. She is teaching classes in the area of mechatronics, computer aided modeling and computer integrated manufacturing. She is serving as a IEEE Car Team co-adviser.
  • Education

    Purdue University, 2010
    Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Novi Sad, 2006
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Degree: M.Sc. (Magistar)
    University of Novi Sad, 2001
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Degree: dipl.ing-master
  • Research Interests

    Mechatronics, digital manufacturing, product lifecycle management, manufacturing systems, engineering education
  • Expertise

    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Education
    Product Lifecycle Management
  • Faculty Innovator Grant 2013 , Old Dominion University
  • Fellowship, Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence (NCTT)
  • 2013: Development of Foundation of Mechatronic Course, Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads
  • 2012: Visiting Adjunct Professor - Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation, University of Novi Sad
  • 2009: Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship , Purdue University
  • 2007: Advanced Technological Education Student Award for Excellence, NSF
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Advanced Single Axis Solar Tracking System for Enhanced Energy Generation
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology, Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund, Matching Funds Program
    Date: August 01, 2014 - December 31, 2014
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Seek, M.; Ayala, O.; Marsillac, S.; Jovanovic, V.; Marsillac, E.
    Mechatronics Teacher Camp: Foundations of Mechatronics Professional Development Workshop for Career and Technical Education Teachers.
    Sponsoring Organization: Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads
    Date: June 15, 2014 - August 15, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Jovanovic, V.
    Product and Process Management Data Integration through Digital Shop Floor Data Management
    Sponsoring Organization: Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM)
    Date: June 03, 2014 - August 15, 2014
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Jovanovic, V.