Dr Ljubo Vlacic FIEAust FIET SMIEEE CPEng(Aus) RPEQ(Aus) CEng(UK)
Graduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering; Master of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (Control Systems); Philosophy Doctor in Electrical Engineering (Control Systems); Bachelor of Arts (Violin)
Professor and Director, Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory (ICSL)
Institute for Intelligent and Integrated Systems (IIIS)
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Professor Ljubo Vlacic is a member of Griffith University's School of Engineering and Director of its Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory. His career has included a number of positions with both industry and academia. This experience includes the design, development, field-testing and deployment of a variety of sophisticated electronic devices for industrial control applications as well as senior management positions such as, Technical Director, Project Director, Program Director and Head of School.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (FIEAust), a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, formerly IEE (FIET), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, U.S.A. (SMIEEE), a Chartered Professional Engineer of Australia (CPEng), a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and a Chartered Engineer, the Engineering Council UK (CEng).
He has been named the 2003 Queensland Professional Engineer of the Year in recognition of his work in the development and prototyping of the ICSL Cooperative Autonomous Driving Technology, and the world's first demonstration of intersection traversal and cooperative overtaking manoeuvres by autonomous vehicles capable of transporting human passengers. For a detailed list of awards he received please click here.
He established the IEEE-Control Systems/Robotics and Automation Joint Societies Chapter for Queensland in 1999. The Chapter has been awarded the 2004 Chapter of the Year Award by the IEEE-Robotics and Automation Society and the 2004 IEEE - Control Systems Society Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award by the IEEE - Control Systems Society.
He graduated from the University of Sarajevo in 1973 (Control) and completed his MPhil and PhD studies in Control in 1976 and 1986 respectively.
He also graduated from the Conservatorium of Music, University of Sarajevo and played violin with professional orchestras.