Prof. Nenad Mladenović

Prof. Nenad Mladenović

Professor Nenad Mladenovic, member of European academy of sciences (Academia Europea), is currently at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. He leads or participates in several international research projects in Kazakhstan, Serbia, China and Russia. He was teaching in France, United Kingdom, Canada, Belgium, Serbia and UAE. He had visiting professor positions in more than dozen Universities all around the globe. He was keynote speaker on several international conferences in Russia, Brazil, Canada, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, China, etc. He is the editor in chief of one and serves as editorial member of dozen international journals. He was editor of several special issues as well. He has published more than 350 research papers and book chapters in leading OR journals, such as Management Science, Operations Research, SIAM J on Scientific Computing, Pattern Recognition, Information Sciences, Mathematical Programming, European J of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, OR Letters, INFORMS J on Computing, Discrete Applied Mathematics, etc.

Mladenovic is highly cited researcher. He has around 17,000 citations according to Google scholar. His paper with P Hansen was selected among 30 most influential published in EJOR in 30 years history of EJOR and ranked as 8th most cited in 40 years of EJOR. Another his paper, published in Computers and Operations Research, is cited around 3,700 and around 2,100 times according to Google Scholar and Web of Knowledge, respectively. His current (H, G) – research indices are (29, 67) (Web of Knowledge) and (50, 121) (Google Scholar). He is a member of European Academy of Sciences (Academia Europea), Academy of Nonlinear Sciences, Serbian Scientific Society, acts as a President of National (Serbian) Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, under his supervision more than dozen doctoral students completed their PhD.

  • 1988 – Doctorate in Oper Research Faculty of Organisational Sciences University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
  • 1982 – MSc degree in Mathematics (Operations Research), FOS, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1982.
  • BSc degree in Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1976.
  • Metaheuristic Methods ( Variable Neighborhood Search, Tabu Search, etc.) in Combinatorial and Global Optimization;
  • Numerical Algorithms, Discrete Optimization and Mathematical Programming Methods;
  • Location, Transportation, Clustering and Data Mining.

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