Prof. dr. sc. Mislav Grgic

Biography

Mislav Grgic in Osijek Mislav Grgic received B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), Zagreb, Croatia, in 1997, 1998 and 2000, respectively. From July 1997 he is working at the Department of Wireless Communications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia. He was a visiting researcher at the University of Essex, United Kingdom (1999/2000). In June 2010 he was promoted to Full Professor and in January 2016 to Full Professor - permanent position. From October 2014 until September 2018 he was serving as a Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia. He participated in several scientific projects. He published more than 170 papers in books, journals and conference proceedings in the area of image and video compression, content-based image retrieval, face recognition and digital mammography (computer-aided detection and diagnosis of breast cancer).

Prof. Grgic is a special advisor to the rector of the University of Zagreb for STEM disciplines and international projects (since October 2015) and a science advisor to the president of the management board of KONCAR - Electrical Industry (since Fabruary 2019).

Prof. Grgic is a senior member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, EURASIP, SPIE, ELMAR, and AMAC-FER. He was a Chair of the IEEE Croatia Section (2013-2016). From 2012 he is a full member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ). Prof. Grgic participates in more than 100 conference international programs committees, he is member of several journal editorial boards and he serves as a technical reviewer for various scientific journals. Prof. Grgic received bronze and silver medals "Josip Loncar" from FER for outstanding B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses, and "Vera Johanides" award from the Croatian Academy of Engineering for scientific achievements in the area of multimedia communications, in 1997, 1999 and 2005, respectively. In 2017 he received the highest award in the field of technical sciences of the University of Zagreb - "Fran Bosnjakovic" Award - for notable results in scientific, teaching and professional work and the promotion of scientific discipline and profession, as well as the highest award of the City of Zagreb for great contribution to scientific work and activities in Zagreb.

Prof. Grgic was a member of the Working Group for the preparation of negotiations for the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union, responsible for the Chapter 10 of the acquis communautaire: "Information Society and Media" (2005-2008), an appointed member of the Committee on Transportation, Communications and Maritime Affairs of the Croatian Parliament (2008-2011) and a member of the Supervisor Board at Croatia Airlines (2011-2012).

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