Damir Isovic, Associate Professor, Dean of School

Dr Damir Isovic is a Dean of School of Innovation, Design and Engineering (IDT) at Mälardalen university (MDH), Sweden, the largest faculty at MDH with about 300 employs, 10 subdivisions, and hundreds of research and education projects organized within two strong research profiles Embedded Systems and Innovation and Product Realization, the first-mentioned being the national leader. He is a Board Member of several organizations, including Mälardalen Industrial Technology Center, Automation Region, and Swedish Institute of Computer Science SICS-Västerås. 

Damir is also an associate professor in computer science, with about fifty international journal, conference and book publications, mostly in the area of embedded real-time systems and flexible multimedia processin. His research has been chosen as seminal in the area of real-time systems by the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems. Damir’s work has been published at top-ranked conferences in the fields, such as IEEE Real-Time Symposium, IEEE Symposium on Multimedia, ACM Multimedia Symposium, and IEEE Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, as well as in top-journals, such as International Real-Time Systems Journal and International Journal of Embedded Systems.

Damir is a co-organiser, PC member, and invited keynote speaker at several national and international conferences. His professional memberships include several international organizations and societies, such as IEEE Society, EUROMICRO and ARTIST Network of Excellence. His previous commissions of trust include supervising doctoral students, being expert evaluator of research proposals for national and international founding agencies, and being the scientific head at department for European “Advanced Real-time Systems Network of Excellence”.

Besides research activities, Damir has been teaching courses in real-time systems, embedded systems, distributed systems, software engineering, operating systems, etc. He’s been acting as directory-of-studies for several years at his school, and the coordinator of the international master program on intelligent embedded systems at the university. He’s also been giving courses at other universities, such as Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Charles University, Czech Republic, Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany, and the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain.

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Latest publications:

Limited preemptive scheduling of mixed time-triggered and event-triggered tasks (Sep 2013)
Martijn van den Heuvel , Reinder J. Bril, Xiaodi Zhang , Syed Md Jakaria Abdullah, Damir Isovic
18th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA'13)

Limited preemptive scheduling of mixed time-triggered and event-triggered tasks (Sep 2013)
Damir Isovic, Martijn van den Heuvel , Xiaodi Zhang , Syed Md Jakaria Abdullah
18th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA'13)

The Coproductive University: Education and research in coproduction with the wider community (May 2013)
Damir Isovic, Christine Gustafsson , Fredrik Wallin
University-Industry Interaction Conference

RTOS support for mixed time-triggered and event-triggered task sets (Dec 2012)
Martijn van den Heuvel , Damir Isovic, Reinder Bril , Johan Lukkien , Gowri Sankar Ramachandran
10th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing

A Novel Memetic Algorithm Incorporating Nelder-Mead Method in Fuzzy Controller Design (Dec 2012)
Xiaodi Zhang , Ning Xiong, Damir Isovic
IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE 2012)

Towards RTOS support for mixed time-triggered and event-triggered task sets (Sep 2012)
Martijn van den Heuvel , Reinder Bril , Damir Isovic, Johan Lukkien , Gowri Sankar Ramachandran
Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2012)

PhD students supervised as main supervisor:

Larisa Rizvanovic (former)
Pengpeng Ni (former)

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Daniel Kade (former)

MSc theses supervised (or examined):
Thesis TitleStatus
Design, implementation and validation of a highly-dependable communication infrastructure based on Switched FTT-Ethernet available
Formal assessment of the response time of a task allocation algorithm for multirobot systems in progress
A prototype of a fragmented document editor finished
Allocation and Scheduling via Simulated Annealing finished
Configurable Internet Services for Schedule Visualization finished
Flexible Scheduling for Control Jitter Marigin finished
How can Lean Philosophy Improve the Traditional Philosophy of Project Management finished
Integrating Enhanced Slot-Shifting in uC/OS-II finished
Live TV broadcasting via mobile devices finished
Multimedia Communication in Home Networks - Publish/subscribe model for real-time applications finished
Quality-aware frame skipping for MPEG-2 video based on inter-frame similarity finished
Real-TIme Systems on Multicore Platforms finished
Software Encryption in Mobile Devices finished
Telecom and Internet Service Mashups in Robotics: Architecture, Design and Prototyping finished
Testbed for wireless available bandwidth estimation system finished
User perceived Quality-of-Service for multimedia applications finished
Utveckling och utvärdering av applikation för lokalisering via mobiltelefon finished
Videokonferenssystem över IP - En undersökning av problem, existerande produkter samt möjligheter med öppen källkod finished
Webbprogrammering i ASP.NET med hjälp av Web services och databaser finished
Website design and development for live video streaming over mobile phones (HoorayTV) finished