• Position :
  • Adjunct professor

  • Department :
  • Foundation Programme & European Business Communication Programme
  • Phone :
  • +32 (0) 496 96 43 28
  • E-mail :
  • Nationality :
  • Belgium and Croatian
  • Languages :
  • English, Croatian, Italian, French, Dutch, German
  • Education :
  • B.Sc. in Shipbuilding (Dipl-Ing.) - University of Rijeka (1982)

    M.Sc. in Technical Sciences - University of Rijeka (1987)

    Ph.D. in Engineering - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2007)

    Ph.D. Thesis title “Development of Scientific Visualization Systems”

  • Teaching :
    • Foundation Mathematics for the FP/EBC program
    • Support to MTH140G: Mathematics for Business and Economics
    • Support to STA101G: Statistics
  • Research Project(s) :
  • Involved in the European RTD founded projects from 1988

  • Selected Publications :
  • Vucinic, "Object Oriented Programming for Computer Graphics and Flow Visualization," in VKI Lecture Series on Computer Graphics and Flow Visualization in CFD. vol. VKI Monograph 1991-07 von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Brussels, Belgium, 1991, p. 37.


    Vucinic, M. Pottiez, V. Sotiaux, and C. Hirsch, "CFView - An Advanced Interactive Visualization System based on Object-Oriented Approach," in AIAA 30th Aerospace Sciences Meeting Reno, Nevada, 1992.


    Hirsch, J. Torreele, D. Keymeulen, D. Vucinic, and J. Decuyper, "Distributed Visualization in CFD " SPEEDUP Journal, Volume 8, Number 1, 1994.


    Vucinic and B. K. Hazarika, "Integrated Approach to Computational and Experimental Flow Visualization of a Double Annular Confined Jet," Journal of Visualization, Vol.4, No. 3, 2001.


    Grijspeerdt, B. K. Hazarika, and D. Vucinic, "Application of computational fluid dynamics to model the hydrodynamic of plate heat exchangers for milk processing," Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 237-242, May 2003.


    Vucinic, D. Deen, E. Oanta, Z. Batarilo, and C. Lacor, "Distributed 3D Information Visualization, Towards Integration of the dynamic 3D graphics and Web Services," in Advances in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision, International conferences VISAPP and GRAPP 2006, CCIS 4, Revised Selected Papers, J. Braz, A. Ranchordas, H. Araujo, and J. Jorge, Eds. Setubal, Portugal: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 155–168.


    Grijspeerdt and D. Vucinic, “Chapter 20. Computational fluid dynamics modeling of the hydrodynamics of plate heat exchangers for milk processing” in the book "Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing", 25 pages, edited by Professor Da-Wen Sun and published by CRC Press; ISBN 10: 0849392861/0-8493-9286-1 ISBN 13: 9780849392863, 1st edition 2007, pp. 403-496, January 2007.


    Aksenov, D. Korenev, A. Shyshaeva, D. Vučinić, and Z. Mravak, "Drop-Test” FSI simulation with Abaqus and Flow-Vision based on the direct 2-way coupling approach," in Abaqus Users' Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 2008.




    Vucinic, “Development of a Scientific Visualization System: CFView - Computational Field Visualization System and Object-Oriented Software Methodology”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-8383-3500-1, paperback, 280 pages. February 2010.


    Vucinic, “Advance Scientific Visualization, a Multidisciplinary Technlogy based on Engineering and Computer Science”, International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Systems ISSN 1847-6996, Volume 1, Number 1, June 2010.


    Vucinic, "Multidisciplinary visualization aspects in European R&D projects", Proceedings of the ASME 2010, IMECE2010-39874, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 2010.


    Vucinic, A. De Mets, R. d'Ippolito, S. van der Elst, B. Van Der Heggen, K. Nuyten, P. Ramon “3D-TestBench – collaborative 3D engineering framework integrating workflows and knowledge-based tools”, NAFEMS World Congress 2011 proceedings, Boston, USA May 2011.


    Ramırez-Pisco, N. J. Belandria, J. B. Jane, A. Sumper, D. Vucinic “Improving Energy Efficiency in Distribution Networks: Technology Options” to be published in EMI Conference Proceedings, Zagreb, Croatia May 2011.


    Haber, P. Marendic, D. Vucinic, J. Jemeire, P. Bekaert “Exascale In-Situ Visualization using Raytracing” SC11 Poster, Seatlle USA 2011


    Elsayed, D. Vucinic, D. d’Ippolito, C. Lacor “Comparison between RBF and Kriging Surrogates in Design Optimization of High Dimensional Problems”, Proceedings od 3rd International Conference of Engineering Optimization, ENGOPT 2012 – 0262 Brazil.


    A. Bidakhvidi, D. Vucinic and Steve Vanlanduit “Multiphysics optimization of the piezoelectric flapping wing propulsion”, Proceedings od 3rd International Conference of Engineering Optimization, ENGOPT 2012-0261 Brazil.


    Marendić, J. Lemeire, T. Haber, D. Vucinic, P. Schelkens, An Investigation into the Performance of Reduction Algorithms under Load Imbalance, Euro-Par 2012 Parallel Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7484, 2012, pp 439-450, 2012. 


    Lapenta, S. Markidis, S. Poedts, D. Vucinic, Space Weather Prediction and ExaScale Computing, Journal Computing in Science & Engineering CISE Volume: PP, Issue: 99, 2012

    Trancossi, A. Dumas, M. Madonia, J. Pascoa, and D. Vucinic, „Fire-safe Airship System Design“, SAE International Journal of Aerospace. October 2012 5:11-21; ISSN: 19463855, DOI 10.4271/2012-01-1512


    A. Bidakhvidi, D. Vucinic and S. Vanlanduit, „Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Piezoelectric Flapping Wing Micro-Air-Vehicles Propulsion“, SAE International Journal of Aerospace, October 2012, 5:281-287; ISSN: 19463855. DOI 10.4271/2012-01-2245


    Bonnici. A. Tacchini, D. Vucinic „Long permanence high altitude airships: the opportunity of hydrogen”, Open Access Journal European Transport Research Review, ISSN 1867-0717, DOI 10.1007/s12544-013-0123-z 2013


    C. Páscoa, A. Dumas, M. Trancossi, P. Stewart, D. Vucinic, „A review of thrust-vectoring in support of a V/STOL non-moving mechanical propulsion system“ Central European Journal of Engineering, ISSN: 1896-1541, Vol. 3, 2013, pp. 374-388