Dr. Sci. (1963), M.S. (1961), B.S. (1958), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia


B & M Swig University Chair, 1983-present.

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, 1964-1983

Docent Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1963-1964

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1960-1963


The Hoam Distinguished Foreign Scholar, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 1991

Distinguished Professor, Fulbright Foundation, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1984

Distinguished Foreign Lecturer, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 1981


Organically-Structured Control of Complex Systems, International Conference on

    Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, London, Ontario, Canada, 2001.

Organically-Structured Control via Inclusion Principle for Discrete-Time

    Dynamic Systems, Augsburg, Germany, 2001.

Stability of Polytopic Dynamic Systems, International Conference on Differential Equations and Dynamic Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, 1997

Decentralized Control and Computations: Status and Prospects, The 8th IFAC Symposium on Large Scale Systems, London, 1995

Parametric Stability of Comparison Systems, Symposium on Comparison Methods and Stability Theory, The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Waterloo, Canada, 1993

Parametric Stability, University of Genova-The Ohio State University Joint Conference on New Trends in System Theory, Genova, Italy, 1990

Decentralized Control and Estimation of Large Scale Systems, Second SIAM Conference on Linear Algebra: Signals, Systems, and Control, San Francisco, California, 1990

Decentralized Control with Overlapping Information Sets, International Conference on differential Equations and Applications, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1989

Hierarchical Liapunov Functions, International Symposium on Lyapunov Functions, Irkutsk, Russia, 1989



Life Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Fellow, International Federation of Nonlinear Analysts (IFNA)
International Fellow: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts


Associate Editor for the following Journals:

Communications in Applied Analysis
Journal of Difference Equations
Nonlinear Analysis
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems
Nonlinear Studies
Stability and Control: Theory and Applications
International Journal of Computer Research
Problems of Nonlinear Analysis in Engineering Systems

International Journal of Hybrid Systems

Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems Theory


The Autobiographical Sketches

Chapter I-WAR







From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon.

Santa Clara Magazine, Volume 54, Number 2, Fall 2012.


Yugoslav National Water Polo Team, Silver Medal, The XVth Olympic Games, Helsinki, Finland, 1952. Standing: Jozo Bacic (official), Ivo Kurtini, Vladimir Ivkovic, Bosko Vuksanovic, Zdravko Kovacic, Lovro Radonic, Marko Brainovic, Veljko Bakasun, Bozo Grkinic (coach). Squatting: Jura Amsel, Dragoslav Siljak, Zdravko Jezic, Ivo Stakula.

Yugoslav National Water Polo Team, Champion, World Cup "Trofeo Italia", Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1953. Back row: Lovro Radonic, Bosko Vuksanovic, Ivo Cipci, Ivo Stakula, Ivo Kurtini, Hrvoje Kacic, Marko Brainovic. Middle row: Jura Amsel, Tomislav Franjkovic, Veljko Bakasun. Front row: Dragoslav Siljak, Zdravko Kovacic, Vladimir Ivkovic, Zdravko Jezic.

The XVIIth Olympic Games at Rome, Italy.