Prof. dr. sc. Mislav Grgic

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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, Colchester, United Kingdom (1999/2000). In June 2010 he was promoted to Full Professor. From October 2014 he is serving as a Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia. He participated in 5 scientific projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and 4 international COST projects of the European Commission. He was a project leader of the research project: "Intelligent Image Features Extraction in Knowledge Discovery Systems" financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia (2007-2013). He was a member of the Management Committee of the European project COST Action IC0905 and a Steering Committee member of the FP7-REGPOT project "Centre of Research Excellence for Advanced Cooperative Systems (ACROSS)" and SmartGrids ERA-Net project "Flexible Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (Flex-ChEV)". He published more than 180 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 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 GOLD Affinity Group (2005-2006), IEEE Region 8 GOLD Team member responsible for coordination of activities in 6 countries (2005-2006), a Secretary and Chapter Coordinator of the IEEE Croatia Section (2006-2008), a Vice Chair and Conference Coordinator of the IEEE Croatia Section (2009-2012) and a Chair of the IEEE Croatia Section (2013-2016). From May 2012 he become a Full Member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ). Prof. Grgic participates in more than 70 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.

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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