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.S. University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Mechatronics, Product Lifecycle Management, Digital Manufacturing,Engineering Collaboration, RFID, Assembly Systems
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.
Prior to joining ODU's Engineering Technology Department Dr. Jovanovic was teaching at Trine University, Angola, Indiana at Design Engineering Technology Department. She taught Engineering Graphics courses, Electrical Engineering Fundamentals and Design for Manufacture and Assembly. Before Trine, she was working as a Graduate Research Assistant at Purdue University where she also taught Machine Elements and Manufacturing Quality Control. She also served as instructor in STEM Academic Boot Camp, Diversity Program for Materials and Computer Graphics summer courses. 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.
In addition, Dr. Jovanovic's scholarly publications include 41 journal articles and papers in conference proceedings, two technical reports, and seven poster presentations focusing on mechatronics, product identification, product lifecycle management, assembly systems, collaborative engineering, automation, and energy efficiency. She had internships in engineering services, aerospace, and power generation industries.