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Dr. Davor Davidović

voditelj centra viši znanstveni suradnik
+385 1 456 1091
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Bijenička cesta 54, Zagreb, Croatia
Curriculum vitae


  • 09/2008 - today: Postgraduate study, Computer science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
  • 09/2003 - 04/2008: Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, M.Sc.
  • 09/1999 - 05/2003: High Grammar School, Križanićeva, Zagreb

Research Areas

Specific research interests


  • "Scalable high-performance algorithms for future heterogeneous distributed computer systems" funded by Croatian Science Foundation, PI, 2021-2026
  • Croatian-German bilateral project "Optimization of Materials Science algorithms on hybrid HPC platforms" 2019-2020, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Faculty of Mechanics and Naval Architecture University of Zagreb and Juelich Supercomputing Centre, Germany

Awards and Achievements

  • The best paper award, event 38th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO), Opatija, Croatia. Paper title: “Cloudflow - A Framework for MapReduce Pipeline Development in Biomedical Research”. Authors: Lukas Forer, Enis Afgan, Hansi Weißensteiner, Davor Davidovic, Gunter Specht, Florian Kronenberg, Sebastian Schonherr
  • Silver Plaque „Josip Loncar“ for an outstanding doctoral dissertation awarded by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, 2014


  • University College Algebra, an assistant at the "Data Analytics in cloud computing"

Publications - Conference journals

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - Graded papers

Diplomski rad

Doktorska disertacija

Other Publications

Popularni rad

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Society for Information, Communication and Electronic Technology - MIPRO, member since 2019

Workshops, visits, seminars:

  • 1-28.04.2019. - Research visit to Barcelona Supercomputing centre (HPC-Europa3 program): design and implementation of look-ahead partial-pivoting LU factorization using OmpSs programming model,
  • 24.01-8.02.2015. - Research visit to University Jaume I, Spain, COST Action IC1305 (Short-Term Scientific Missions program)
  • 21.09-16.10.2012. - Research visit to University Jaume I, Spain, COST Action IC0805 (Short-Term Scientific Missions program)
  • 02.-06. July 2012 - SCI-BUS, SHIWA, EDGI joint Summer School on Workflows and Gateways for Grids and Clouds, Budapest, Hungary
  • 02/2011 - 07/2011 - Universitat Jaume I, Spain: development of the algorithms for solving eigenvalue problems on the GPU architectures, out-of-core algorithms for solving large dense symmetric problems on the GPU
  • 08/2009 - ETH Zurich, short visit: Implementing algorithm for the reduction on the Hessenberg form on the graphic processors (CUDA) 
  • 09.-13.02.2009. Athens, Greece: "PRACE Petascale Winter School" - workshop - new technologies in the fields of the distributed and parallel computing

Open positions:

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