Zoran S. Nikolić

full professor

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Academic career

  • Elected full professor in 1991 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Niš, in the field of Components and materials
  • PhD degree received in 1980 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Niš, in the field of Technical Sciences
  • Master degree received in 1977 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Niš, in the field of Technical Sciences
  • Bachelor degree received in 1974 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Niš, in the field of Computer Science
  • 1998–2000 Vice-Dean for Science and Research, Faculty of Electronic Engineering
  • 2002–2004 President of the University Council, University of Niš
  • 2012–2015 Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance, University of Niš

References

  • Z.S. Nikolic, Theoretical study of skeletal structure evolution under topological constraints during sintering, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 57 (2013) 1060-1069. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcm.2012.06.026, ISSN 0895-7177
  • Z.S. Nikolic, F. Wakai, Three-dimensional computer study of rearrangement during liquid phase sintering, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 55 (2012) 1251-1262. doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2011.10.005, ISSN 0895-7177
  • Z.S. Nikolic and K. Shinagawa, A three-dimensional computer study of gravity induced skeletal structure evolution during liquid phase sintering, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 55 (2012) 1825-1832. doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2011.11.039, ISSN 0895-7177
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Three-dimensional computer simulation of grain coarsening during sintering, Science of Sintering, 44 (2012) 3-15. doi: 10.2298/SOS1201003N
  • F. Wakai, Z.S. Nikolic, Effect of grain boundary sliding on shear viscosity and viscous Poisson’s ratio in macroscopic shrinkage during sintering, Acta Materialia 59 (2011) 774-784. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2010.10.021, ISSN: 1359-6454
  • Z.S. Nikolic, M. Yoshimura, Numerical simulation of pore evolution during liquid phase sintering, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 51 (2010) 1140-1145. doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2009.12.025, ISSN 0895-7177
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Numerical simulation of gravity induced skeletal settling during liquid phase sintering, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 51 (2010) 1146-1153. doi:10.1016/j.mcm.2009.12.026, ISSN 0895-7177
  • Z.S. Nikolic and M. Yoshimura, Computer Simulation of Rapid Solidification With Undercooling: A Case Study of Spherical Ceramics Sample on Metallic Substrate. Science of Sintering, 42 (2010) 33-43. doi: 10.2298/SOS1001033N, ISSN: 0350-820X
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Computer simulation of liquid phase sintering: gravity induced skeletal structure evolution - A review, Materials Science Forum 624 (2009) 19-42. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.624.19, ISSN: 1662-9752
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Liquid Phase Sintering - I. Computer Study of Skeletal Settling and Solid Phase Extrication in Normal Gravity Environment, Science of Sintering, 40[1] (2008) 3-12. doi:10.2298/SOS0801003N, ISSN 0350-820X

Activities

  • Total number of papers in journals with IMPACT factor: 54
  • Current involvement in projects: National: 1; International: 2
  • Visiting Professor:
  • 1985,1989,1992 Max-Planck Institute, Powder Metallurgy Laboratory, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1990,1994,1996 Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology, Alfred University, USA
  • 2001 Technical University Berlin, Institute of Power and Automation Technology, Germany
  • 2001,2002 Technical University Freiberg, Institute for Ceramics Materials, Germany
  • 2003/2004,2006/2007,2009 Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • 2012 Department of Advanced Materials Science, Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Japan
  • Scientific Activities and Positions:
  • 1978 – 1979 Specialization, Max-Planck Institute, Powder Metallurgy Laboratory, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1984 – 1986 Leader, Research and Development Projects "Modelling of Processes and Components" and "Reliability of Semiconductor Components", Ei-Semiconductors in Niš
  • 1991 – 2001 Member of the Managing Board, Joint Laboratory for Advanced Materials, SASA, Belgrade
  • 1991 – 2001 Leader of the Department for Theoretical Investigation, Centre for Scientific Research, SASA, Belgrade
  • 1993 – present Full Member, International Institute for the Science of Sintering
  • 1998 – present Member of the Managing Board, International Institute for the Science of Sintering
  • 2001 An Expert for Industrial Processing of Structural, Functional and Nano Material, the Ministry for Science, Technologies and Development of Republic Serbia
  • 2003 – 2004 Member of the Managing Board, Foundation for resolving residential necessities of young scientists and artists, University of Niš
  • 2006 – 2010 Member of the Board for Accreditation of Research Organizations, the Ministry for Science of Republic Serbia
  • 2008 – 2015 Director of the Centre for Quality Enhancement, Faculty of Electronic Engineering
  • 2010 – 2013 Presedent of the Board for Quality Assurance, University of Niš
  • 2010 – present Registrated Expert for Quality Assurance in “Cubrik Expert Database” (http://www.cubrik.eu)
  • Positions in Scientific Publications:
  • 1992 – 2002 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, Edition “Materials Science Monographs”, Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade
  • 1994 – 2008 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, the journal Science of Sintering
  • 2002 – present Associate Editor, International Journal of Quality Technology and Quantitative Management
  • 2008 – present Regional Editor, the journal Science of Sintering
  • 2009 – 2012 Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, Publishing Unit at University of Niš
  • 2013 – 2015 Member of the Editorial Board, Transnational Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
  • Guest Editor, Science of Sintering, Vol. 27 (1995), No 1 & No 2
  • Awards and Grants:
  • 1996 Annual Professor Award for outstanding results in development of science, research and teaching process at the University of Niš
  • 2002 THE SAMSONOV PRIZE (The International Institute for the Science of Sintering Award) for the paper “A computer study of gravitational effects on microstructure during liquid phase sintering using random generated translation and rotation” published in the journal Science of Sintering in the period 1998-2001.
  • 2011Annual Professor Award for outstanding contributions made in teaching, science and research at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering.
  • 1990,1994,1996 Invited Professorship at Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology, Alfred University, USA
  • 2002 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Invited Fellowship
  • 2003,2009 Invited Professorship, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • 2006,2012 JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Invitation Fellowship
  • Books/Monographs:
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Computer Modeling of Rearrangement in Liquid Phase Sintering (Chapter 1), in Computer Science, Technology and Applications, Computer Simulations: Technology, Industrial Applications and Effects on Learning, Editors: Boris Nemanjic and Navenka Svetozar, Nova Science Publishers, New York 2013, pp. 1-54. ISBN: 978-1-62257-580-0, ISBN: 978-1-62257-581-7 (eBook)
  • Z.S. Nikolic, Numerical Method for Computer Study of Liquid Phase Sintering: Densification Due to Gravity Induced Skeletal Settling, APPROXIMATION AND COMPUTATION Springer Optimization and Its Applications, Vol. 42, Gautschi, Walter; Mastroianni, Giuseppe; Rassias, Themistocles M. (Eds.), 1st Edition., 2010, XXII, pp. 409-424. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-6594-3_27, ISBN 978-1-4419-6593-6
  • L.F. Pryadko, Z.S. Nikolic, M.V. Nikolic, S.M. Radic, N. Labus, A. Maricic and M.M. Ristic, General Principles of the Kinetics and Mechanism of Sintering, Eds. M.M. Ristic and A. Maricic, Institute of Technical Scinces of SASA, Belgrade, 2006. ISBN 86-80321-10-9
  • E.M. Savitskii, V.B. Gribulya, N.N. Kiselyova, M. Ristic, Z. Nikolic, Z. Stojiljkovic, M. Zivkovic, I.P. Arsentiyeva, Prediction in Materials Science Using Computer /in Russian/, Moscow: Nauka (1990).

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