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Vukica Jovanovic, PhD

  • Vukica Jovanovic, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Engineering Technology
  • 111d Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3769
  • v2jovano@odu.edu
  • Dr. Jovanovic received M.Eng.(dipl.ing.) degree from University of Novi Sad, Serbia in Robotics, Mechatronics and Automation and M.Sc. (Magistar) degree in Production Systems Design, both at Department of Industrial Engineering. She received a PhD in Mechanical Engineering Technology from 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 had internships in engineering services, aerospace, and power generation industries.
  • 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, product identification, product lifecycle management, digital manufacturing, assembly systems, collaborative engineering, automation, and energy efficiency
  • Expertise

    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Technology
    Mechanical Engineering Technology
    Digital Manufacturing
    Industrial Engineering
    Engineering Management
    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.