Iva Bojic 2019-09-26T13:44:18+00:00

Iva Bojic, PhD

Iva Bojic
Iva BojicPostdoc
Iva Bojic is a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at SENSEable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston and a Research Associate and a Senior Assistant at the Telecommunication Department of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. She also works as an external consultant for LinkedIn.

Her research interests include big data analysis, complex systems, self-organization, synchronization, social networks, STEM outreach activities, multi-agent systems and energy-awareness. She co-authored more than 40 scientific and professional papers as book chapters and articles in journals and conference proceedings. She was an external Research Associate for the project “Machine-to-Machine Communication” supported by the Ericsson Nikola Tesla R&D Centre in Zagreb and participated in a national research project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports. She has also been involved in two “Cooperation in Science and Technology” (COST) action, funded by the European Science Foundation.

Currently, she serves as a Chair of the Organizational committee of SUZA at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb and a Chair of IEEE Educational Activities for Croatia Section. She has also served as a Programme Committee (co)chair, a Programme Committee member and a reviewer for international conferences and journals.

  • Ph.D. (2013, Computer Science, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing)
  • M.Sc. (2011, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Zagreb Faculty of Science)
  • M.Eng. (2009, Computer Science, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing)
 

  • big data analysis
  • complex systems
  • self-organization
  • social networks
  • STEM outreach activities
  • multi-agent systems
  • energy-awareness
  • Winner of “LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge” (2015). Awarded by LinkedIn
  • Finalist of “MIT Enabling Society Tech Competition” (2015). Awarded by MIT
  • Fulbright Scholarship for post-doctoral research at MIT (2014). Awarded by United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Annual Croatian National Award for extraordinary involvement in STEM outreach activities (2014). Awarded by Croatian government
  • Annual AMAC-UK award for young scientists and researchers supporting their research conducted in UK (2014). Awarded from Almae Matris Alumni Croaticae
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for strength of academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science (2012). Awarded by Google
  • Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship in recognition of exemplary involvement in IEEE student chapter activities and excellent academic achievement (2012). Awarded by IEEE

Publications

Katušić, D., Skočir, P., Kušek, M., Ježić, G., Ratti, C. & Bojić, I. (2017) Hands-On Education about Standardization : Is That What Industry Expects?. IEEE communications magazine, 55 (5), 133-144 doi:10.1109/MCOM.2017.1601134. https://www.bib.irb.hr/875072

Podobnik, B., Lipić, T., Bojić, I. & Antulov-Fantulin , N. (2016) Cities' influence on spatial epidemics: Comment on “Pattern transitions in spatial epidemics: Mechanisms and emergent properties” by Gui-Quan Sun et al.. Physics of life reviews, 19, 90-92 doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2016.10.009. https://www.bib.irb.hr/854595

Skočir, P., Bojić, I. & Ježić, G. (2014) Implementation of Agent-Based Games Recommendation System on Mobile Platforms. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 296, 67-76 doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07650-8_8. https://www.bib.irb.hr/697811

Bojić, I., Podobnik, V. & Petrić, A. (2012) Swarm-oriented mobile services: Step towards green communication. Expert systems with applications, 39 (9), 7874-7886 doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2012.01.120. https://www.bib.irb.hr/576023

Bojić, I. & Kušek, M. (2012) Comparing Different Overlay Topologies and Metrics in Pulse-Coupled Multi-Agent Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7327, 464-473. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/575156). https://www.bib.irb.hr/575156

Bojić, I., Podobnik, V., Ljubi, I., Ježić, G. & Kušek, M. (2012) A Self-optimizing Mobile Network: Auto-tuning the Network with Firefly-synchronized Agents. Information sciences, 182 (1), 77-92 doi:10.1016/j.ins.2010.11.017. https://www.bib.irb.hr/483979

Bojić, I., Lipić, T., Kušek, M. & Ježić, G. (2011) Extending the JADE Agent Behaviour Model with JBehaviourTrees Framework. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6682, 159-168 doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22000-5_18. https://www.bib.irb.hr/515836

Bojić, I., Podobnik, V., Kušek, M. & Ježić, G. (2011) Collaborative Urban Computing: Serendipitous Cooperation between Users in an Urban Environment. Cybernetics and systems, 42 (5), 287-307 doi:10.1080/01969722.2011.595321. https://www.bib.irb.hr/483294

Podobnik, V., Bojić, I., Vrdoljak, L. & Kušek, M. (2010) Achieving Collaborative Service Provisioning for Mobile Network Users: the CollDown Example. Infocommunications Journal, 65 (3), 46-52. https://www.bib.irb.hr/476492

Vrdoljak, L., Bojić, I., Podobnik, V., Ježić, G. & Kušek, M. (2010) Group-oriented Services: A Shift toward Consumer- Managed Relationship in Telecom Industry. Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence, 2, 70-89 doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17155-0_4. https://www.bib.irb.hr/460180

Bojić, I., Podobnik, V. & Kušek, M. (2010) Agent-enabled Collaborative Downloading: Towards Energy-efficient Provisioning of Group-oriented Services. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6071, 62-71 doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13541-5_7. https://www.bib.irb.hr/460163

Jagušt, T., Sović Kržić, A., Gledec, G., Grgić, M. & Bojić, I. (2018) Exploring Different Unplugged Game-like Activities for Teaching Computational Thinking. U: Rhee, J. (ur.)Frontiers in Education 2018 Conference Proceedings. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/978558). https://www.bib.irb.hr/978558

Arratia, J., Bojić, I. & Podobnik, V. (2017) Building a competitive STEM-C workforce in a Minority Spanish Institution. U: Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2017) doi:10.1109/FIE.2017.8190455. https://www.bib.irb.hr/938885

(SENSEable City Laboratory, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology) Jagušt, T., Sović Kržić, A., Nakić, A., Grgić, M. & Bojić, I. (2017) What (de)motivates one to volunteer in K-12 STEM-C outreach activities?. U: 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings doi:10.1109/FIE.2017.8190724. https://www.bib.irb.hr/923604

Bojić, I., Arratia, J., Podobnik, V. & Grgić, M. (2016) Supporting economically disadvantaged students from Nicaragua in STEM-C fields. U: Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2016). https://www.bib.irb.hr/823361

Bojic, I., Sobolevsky, S., Nizetic Kosovic, I., Podobnik, V., Belyi, A. & Ratti, C. (2015) Sublinear Scaling of Country Attractiveness Observed from Flickr Dataset. U: 2015 IEEE International WIE Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE) doi:10.1109/WIECON-ECE.2015.7443924. https://www.bib.irb.hr/792771

Bojić, I., Jagušt, T. & Sović, A. (2015) Selected Examples of Cooperation Between Universities and Schools in STEM Education. U: Donohue, S. & Dutta, A. (ur.)Proceedings of 5th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/757005). https://www.bib.irb.hr/757005

Bojić, I., Lipić, T. & Kušek, M. (2014) Scalability Issues of Firefly-Based Self-Synchronization in Collective Adaptive Systems. U: Hart, E. (ur.)Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Conference on Self- Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops (SASOW). (https://www.bib.irb.hr/798935). https://www.bib.irb.hr/798935

Skočir, P., Katušić, D., Novotni, I., Bojić, I. & Ježić, G. (2014) Data Rate Fluctuations from User Perspective in 4G Mobile Networks. U: Rožić, N. & Begušić, D. (ur.)Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/732401). https://www.bib.irb.hr/732401

Bojic, I. & Kusek, M. (2013) Self-synchronization of Nonidentical Machines in Machine-to- Machine Systems. U: 2013 IEEE 7th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self- Organizing Systems. https://www.bib.irb.hr/902768

Zrnčić, S., Bojić, I., Katušić, D., Skočir, P., Kušek, M. & Ježić, G. (2013) Quality-of-Service in Machine-to-Machine Service Provisioning Process. U: Rožić, N. & Begušić, D. (ur.)Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/640855). https://www.bib.irb.hr/640855

Maračić, H., Bojić, I. & Kušek, M. (2013) Accessing Student Information Systems Using Mobile Connected Devices. U: Kuzle, I., Capuder, T. & Pandžić, H. (ur.)Proceedings of the IEEE Eurocon 2013 conference. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/635038). https://www.bib.irb.hr/635038

Katušić, D., Skočir, P., Bojić, I., Kušek, M., Ježić, G., Dešić, S. & Huljenić, D. (2013) Universal Identification Scheme in Machine-to- Machine Systems. U: Pripužić, K. & Banek, M. (ur.)Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Telecommunications. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/634771). https://www.bib.irb.hr/634771

Katušić, D., Weber, M., Bojić, I., Ježić, G. & Kušek, M. (2012) Market, Standardization, and Regulation Development in Machine-to-Machine Communications. U: Rožić, N. & Begušić, D. (ur.)Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks. https://www.bib.irb.hr/597591

Bojić, I., Ježić, G., Katušić, D., Dešić, S., Kušek, M. & Huljenić, D. (2012) Communication in machine-to-machine environments. U: Budimac, Z., Ivanovic, M. & Radovanovic, M. (ur.)Proceedings of the Fifth Balkan Conference in Informatics. https://www.bib.irb.hr/597470

Kalić, G., Bojić, I. & Kušek Mario (2012) Energy Consumption in Android Phones when using Wireless Communication Technologies. U: Biljanović, P. (ur.)Proceedings of 35th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO 2012). (https://www.bib.irb.hr/575153). https://www.bib.irb.hr/575153

Bojić, I. & Kušek, M. (2011) Bio-inspired Approach to Time Synchronization in Multi-Agent System. U: Proceedings of 9th European Workshop on Multi-agent Systems (EUMAS 2011). (https://www.bib.irb.hr/567823). https://www.bib.irb.hr/567823

Kuna, M., Kolarić, H., Bojić, I., Kušek, M. & Ježić, G. (2011) Android/OSGi-based Machine-to-Machine Context-Aware System. U: Plank, T. & Loschnigg, M. (ur.)Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Telecommunications ConTEL 2011. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/515839). https://www.bib.irb.hr/515839

Galetić, V., Bojić, I., Kušek, M., Ježić, G., Dešić, S. & Huljenić, D. (2011) Basic principles of Machine-to-Machine communication and its impact on telecommunications industry. U: Golubić, S., Mikac, B., Hudek, V. & Dina Šimunić (ur.)Proceedings of 34th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, MIPRO 2011, vol. II.. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/515808). https://www.bib.irb.hr/515808

Bojić, I. & Kušek, M. (2009) Fireflies Synchronization in Small Overlay Networks. U: Golubić, S., Mikac, B. & Hudek, V. (ur.)Proceedings of 32nd International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, MIPRO 2009, vol. II.. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/427260). https://www.bib.irb.hr/427260

Bojić, I. & Lipić, T. (2009) SOM: Algorithm for self-organization in mobile ad hoc networks. U: Srb, N. (ur.)Zbornik radova 18. međunarodnog elektroinženjerskog simpozija, EIS 2009.. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/427254). https://www.bib.irb.hr/427254

Vrdoljak, L., Bojić, I., Podobnik, V. & Kušek, M. (2009) The AMiGO-Mob: Agent-based Middleware for Group- oriented Mobile Service Provisioning. U: Podnar Žarko, I. & Vrdoljak, B. (ur.)Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Telecommunications ConTEL 2009. https://www.bib.irb.hr/420912

Cackovic, V., Bojic, I. & Kusek, M. (2015) Interoperability Between Machine-to-Machine Communication System and IP Multimedia Subsystem. U: Podnar Zarko, I., Pripuzic, K. & Serrano, M. (ur.) Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things: International Workshop, FP7 OpenIoT Project, Held in Conjunction with SoftCOM 2014, Split, Croatia, September 18, 2014, Invited Papers. Heidelberg, Springer, str. 103-117. https://www.bib.irb.hr/902759

Bojić, I., Granjal, J., Monteiro, E., Katušić, D., Skočir, P., Kušek, M. & Ježić, G. (2014) Communication and Security in Machine-to-Machine Systems. U: Ganchev, I. & Curado, Marilia and Kassler, Andreas (ur.) Wireless Networking for Moving Objects: Protocols, Architectures, Tools, Services and Applications. Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London, Springer, str. 255-281. https://www.bib.irb.hr/739722

Bojić, I. (2014) A snapshot of my scientific career. U: Short term visit. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/710805). https://www.bib.irb.hr/710805

Bojić, I. (2014) STEM outreach activities in Croatia. U: Anita Borg - Google Scholarship Retreat. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/710797). https://www.bib.irb.hr/710797

Bojić, I. (2014) What are the benefits of working as a research assistant?. U: BEST Engineer Days. https://www.bib.irb.hr/701156

Bojić, I. (2014) Self-synchronization inspired by fireflies: When nature meets the Borg. U: ACROSS Colloquium. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/701155). https://www.bib.irb.hr/701155

Bojić, I., Čičin-Šain, M., Jokić, B., Lörincz, J., Markučič, Z. & Škvorc, D. (2014) Digital literacy and computing in pre-university education. U: Biljanović, P. (ur.)37. međunarodni skup MIPRO 2014 : zbornik radova. https://www.bib.irb.hr/701154

Bojić, I. & Kušek Mario (2013) Self-synchronization of nonidentical machines in Machine-to-Machine Systems. U: Holvoet, T., Pitt, J. & Sato, I. (ur.)Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/642661). https://www.bib.irb.hr/642661

Bojić, I. (2013) How to Efficiently Write a Scientific Paper?. U: Summer School of Science. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/639342). https://www.bib.irb.hr/639342

Bojić, I. (2013) 'Self-organizing Synchronization in Machine-to- Machine Communication Systems Based on a Pulse- Coupled Oscillators Model', doktorska disertacija, Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, Zagreb. https://www.bib.irb.hr/629987

Bojić, I., Božek Jelena, Petrić, A. & Podobnik, V. (2012) How to write a scientific paper and present it on ELMAR conference. U: IEEE Croatia Section Student Activities Lecture Series. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/656574). https://www.bib.irb.hr/656574

Bojić, I. (2012) Will machines synchronously eat each other or us?. U: PechaKucha. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/601775). https://www.bib.irb.hr/601775

Bojić, I. (2012) Synchronization inspired by fireflies. U: Summer School of Science. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/601607). https://www.bib.irb.hr/601607

Bojić, I. (2012) Firefly-Inspired Synchronization in Multi-Agent Systems. U: Conitzer, Winikoff, Padgham, van der Hoek (ur.)Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012). https://www.bib.irb.hr/575158

Bojić, I., Lipić, T. & Podobnik, V. (2012) Bio-inspired Clustering and Data Diffusion in Machine Social Networks. U: Abraham, A. (ur.) Computational Social Networks: Mining and Visualization. London, Springer Verlag, str. 51-79. https://www.bib.irb.hr/514118

Podobnik, V., Bojić, I. & Petrić, A. (2011) How to write a scientific paper?. U: IEEE Croatia Section Student Activities Lecture Series. https://www.bib.irb.hr/567855

Podobnik, V., Bojić, I. & Petrić, A. (2011) How to write a scientific paper?. U: IEEE Croatia Section Student Activities Lecture Series. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/567818). https://www.bib.irb.hr/567818

Podobnik, V., Bojić, I. & Petrić, A. (2011) How to write a scientific paper?. U: IEEE Croatia Section Student Activities Lecture Series. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/514120). https://www.bib.irb.hr/514120

Bojić, I. (2009) 'Application of self-organized software agents in telecommunication service provisioning', diplomski rad, Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, Zagreb. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/427245). https://www.bib.irb.hr/427245

Invited talks

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