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Dr. Benjamin Duraković
Associate Professor Dr.
IE Program Coordinator
ME Program Coordinator

Education

DegreeFaculty/ProgramUniversityYear

PhD

FENS / Industrial Engineering

International University of Sarajevo

2016

MSc.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty / Industrial Engineering and Management

University of Sarajevo

2008

Dipl.Ing.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty / Energy Engineering

University of Sarajevo

2003

Academic Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Assist. Prof. Dr.

FENS / Indusdtrial Engineering

International University of Sarajevo

2016 - Present

Senior Assistant

FENS / Industrial Engineering

International University of Sarajevo

2011 - 2016

Administrative Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Program Coordinator

FENS / Industrial Engineering

International University of Sarajevo

2016 - now

Work Experience

TitleEmployerPeriod

Product Design & Innovation Engineeer

S&C Electric Chicago, US

2008 - 2012

Production Manager

Prevent Cuting Visoko, Bosnia

2007 - 2008

R&D Director

Uniklima d.d. Sarjevo, Bosnia

2005 - 2007

Techincal Director

Uniklima d.d. Sarjevo, Bosnia

2004 - 2005

R&D and Innovation Engineer

Uniklima d.d. Sarjevo, Bosnia

2003 - 2004

BIOGRAPHY

Benjamin Durakovic is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at International University of Sarajevo (IUS). He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from International University of Sarajevo in 2016, while his M.Sci. in Industrial Engineering and Management and B.S. in energy Engineering is from University of Sarajevo.  

His research interests include a variety of topics in System Design and Architecture, Modeling and Simulation, CAD/CAM, Product Development, Statistical Process Control, Innovation and Quality. In addition, he has authored several refereed research papers in aforementioned topics.  He has long R&D experience acquired trough the engagement with industry in the US and Bosnia. As result, he completed or participated in more than 20 R&D innovation projects in fields of heating ventilation; air conditioning systems; energy generation and transmission. His current research focus is thermal energy storage using phase change materials as innovative solution in passive building design.

 He has served in various managerial positions in industry and academy, such as managing of company departments, managing programs and projects, organizing committees of international conferences and workshops, including European Conference in Technology and Society (EuroTecS-2013), among others. He also served as the Editor-in-Chief for a professional journal "Ekspert" in period 2007 ‒ 2008. Currently, he is acting as a Managing Editor of scientific journal "Periodicals of Engineering and Natural Sciences (PEN)" at IUS.

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TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • Simulation, (Spring 2017, 2018)
  • Manufacturing Systems,  (spring 2017, 2018),
  • Design of Experiments, (fall 2016)
  • Quality & Reliability Engineering, (spring 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018):  undergraduate lecture an tutorials.
  • Biulding Physics, (spring 2014; fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017): undergraduate lecture and tutorials.
  • Project Management,  (fall 2015, 2016, 2017,): 
  • Manufacturing Systems,  (fall 2013, 2014, 2015,): undergraduate lecture and tutorials.
  • Operation Research I, (fall 2011): undergraduate course, lecture and tutorials
  • Operation Research I & II (fall & Spring 2013, 2014):  undergraduate course, tutorials.
  • Management Information Systems, (fall 2012, fall 2013): undergraduate lecture.
  • Technology and R&D Management, (fall 2012,):  undergraduate lecture.

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WORKSHOPS

International University of Sarajevo 

  • Seminar Lecturer (fall 2015): Project planing Schedulign and Contolling, training session.

Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Seminar Lecturer (fall 2015): Differentiation and Product Innovation
  • Seminar Lecturer (spring 2016): Inovacija proizvoda – ključ za povećanje izvoza na tržište EU

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PHD / MASTER DISSERTATIONS

Succesfuly Completed Master's Theses

  1. Gokhan Yildiz (defended on June 15, 2017): "Comparative Performance Evaluation of Conventional and Novel Thermal Insulation Materials Used in Building Envelops"

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REFEREED FOR THE JOURNALS

Complete list of Refereed Journals is available at Publons.com or via the following link: https://publons.com/author/1442346/benjamin-durakovic#profile

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