Dr. Vukica Jovanovic
Engineering Technology Department
214 Kaufman Hall, Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529
Telephone: (757) 683-3769
Ph.D. Purdue University, IN
M.Sc. & dipl.ing., University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Mechatronics, Product Lifecycle Management, Manufacturing, Engineering Education
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.
Prior to joining ODU's Engineering Technology Department Dr. Jovanovic was teaching at Trine University, Angola, Indiana at Design Engineering Technology Department. Before Trine, she was working as a Graduate Research Assistant at Purdue University at Mechanical Engineering Technology and Computer Graphics Technology departments. She also served as instructor in STEM Academic Boot Camp, Diversity Program. Prior to joining Purdue, Dr. Jovanovic worked as a faculty at University of Novi Sad where she taught seven courses at departments of Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management and Mechatronics and did research in the area of product lifecycle management, digital manufacturing and assembly systems. She was actively involved in European Robotic Association EUOBOT before she came to the U.S. and a Chair of Organizing Committee of Serbian National Robotic Competition in 2005 and 2006. She had internships in engineering services, aerospace, and power generation industries.
In addition, Dr. Jovanovic's scholarly publications include seven book chapters, eleven journal articles and forty six papers in conference proceedings, two technical reports, and seven poster presentations focusing on mechatronics, manufacturing, product lifecycle management, and engineering education.