Dr. Jadranka Pečar Ilić

Senior research associate
Telephone
+385 1 456 1140
Internal phone number
1340
Academic title
Associate Professor
Address

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 1996-2001 Ph.D. Study at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb, Department of Telecommunications. Ph.D. Thesis "Information System for Temporal and Spatial Presentation of Complex Data" in technical sciences, electrical engineering (telecommunications and informatics), completed at the Division for Marine and Environmental Research of the Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI), defended at the Department of Telecommunications at FER, mentor-FER: Prof. dr. Z. Skočir, supervisor-IRB: Prof. dr. I. Ružić.
  • 1991-1995 Postgraduate study at the FER, University of Zagreb, Department of Telecommunications. M. Sc. Thesis "Information System on Investigation of the Adriatic Sea" completed at the Division for Marine and Environmental Research of the RBI, defended at the Department of Telecommunications at FER, mentor-FER: Prof. dr. Z. Skočir, supervisor-IRB: Prof. dr. I. Ružić.
  • 1985-1990 Nine-semester study at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (presently FER), University of Zagreb. B.Sc. Thesis "Data Integrity in relational databases" defended at Department of Telecommunications, FER, mentor: Prof. dr. Z. Skočir.
  • 1985 High School at the Mathematical and Informatical Educational Center (MIOC) in Zagreb accomplished with the highest grade. 

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Projects

Selected R&D Projects (leader/researcher)

Croatian Science Foundation (HrZZ) projects:
  • 2018-2022, Interdisciplinary project “Adapting Marine Finfish Aquaculture to a Changing Climate - AqADApt”, project leader (T. Klanjšček); J. Pečar Ilić, researcher, leader of SO5 in ICT group (Knowledge base design/setup: provide key scientific/expert knowledge in marine aquaculture domain; make accessible data/knowledge for relevant climate change scenarios)
  • 2014-2017, Interdisciplinary project “Assessment of Carrying Capacity for Tourist in Nature Protected Areas - ACCTA”, project co-leaders (T. Legović, J. Pečar Ilić); J. Pečar Ilić, researcher (GIS group leader: Conceptual modeling for the management of environmental data and object-oriented GIS design)
Croatian Ministry for Science, Education and Sports (MSES) projects:
  • "Information Systems for environmental quality and risk assessment", Principal investigators: dr. J. Pečar-Ilić (2009-2014);  prof. dr. I. Ružić (2007-2008)
  • "Networked Economy", Umrežena ekonomija, Principal investigator: prof.dr. Z. Skočir (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, 2007-2013), Researcher: dr. J Pečar-Ilić (2007-2013) 
Participation in International Projects:
  • 2017-2018, “Algal cell biophysical properties as markers for environmental stress in aquatic systems”, International Visegrad Fund (Grantee: RBI, Croatia, Leader:N. Ivošević DeNardis; Partners: Universities from Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia); J. Pečar Ilić, researcher (conceptual modeling; methodology/reaction kinetic model; analysis / processing/visualization of amperometric signals)
  • 2013-2014, Croatia-France program “Electrotransfer of plasmid DNA in vesicles and cells by application of AFM, electrochemical methods and mathematical modelling” (leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, IRB; M.P. Rols, Inst. of Struct. Biol. and Pharmacology, Toulouse, France); J. Pečar Ilić, researcher (conceptual modeling of processes and data; data analysis, processing and visualization)
  • 2010-2011, Croatia-Slovenia project “Adhesion of liposomes at electrode” (leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, IRB; P. Ziherl, Jožef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia); J. Pečar Ilić,  researcher (conceptual modeling of processes and data; data analysis, processing and visualization)
  • “DANewBE Data-Digitally Advanced New Cross-Border Exchange of Waterway Data” (2005–2007), INTERREG IIIB CADSES, coordinator via donau - Austrian Waterway Association, participated in investigations as member of “GIS Forum Danube” expert groups (implementation of River Information Services, RIS Directive 2005/44/EC), Croatian activities financed by Croatian Ministry for Sea, Transport and Communication (CMSTC).
  • “D4D-Data warehouse for Danube waterway” (2003–2006), INTERREG IIIB CADSES, coordinator via donau - Austrian Waterway Association, participated as member of “GIS Forum Danube” expert groups, activities financed by CMSTC.
  • International research programme: “EPDRB, Environmental Programme for the Danube River Basin” (on the basis of the Danube River Protection Convention - DRPC, signed and ratified by Croatia), member of Monitoring, Laboratory and Information Management - MLIM expert group , database administrator for TNMN (participated from 1996 to 2000).
  • International Research Project: “Development of a Danube Information System for the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR)”, financed by UNDP/GEF in the framework of the Danube Pollution Reduction Programme, participated in 1998 and 1999.

Awards and Achievements

  • 2005 The best scientific paper in application of GIS, selected by Programme Committee at the EnviroInfo 2005, September 7-9, 2005, Brno and Pečar-Ilić, J. was awarded by ESRI representative (book “Cartographica Extraordinaire”)
  • 2001 “Silver medal Josip Lončar” awarded by the FER Faculty Council for a distinguished Ph.D. Thesis from the field of Technical Sciences (Electrical Engineering)

Classes

Educational Activities:
  • 2012 - Adjunct Associate Professor, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb.
  • 2007-2012 Adjunct Assistant Professor, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses:
  • "Databases", graduate study (2nd year according Bologna process) at the University of Zagreb, FER, course supervisors: prof. M. Baranović,  prof. Z. Skočir and dr. S. Zakošek, lecturer dr. Jadranka Pečar Ilić, from 2007 to 2010
  •  "Selected topics from data processing", postgraduate study at the University of Zagreb, FER, course supervisors prof. dr. Z. Skočir, dr. J. Pečar Ilić and dr. M. Banek, from 2006 -present
  • "GIS in Oceanography", interdisciplinary postgraduate doctoral study of Oceanography, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science and RBI, course supervisors dr. J. Pečar Ilić and prof. dr. I. Ružić, from 2006 - present
  • "Information Management Systems", international doctoral study Environmetal Management, University of Zagreb, course supervisors dr. J. Pečar Ilić and prof. dr. I. Ružić, from 2005-2008
  • "Environmental Information Systems", Postgraduate doctoral study Health and ecological engineering, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, course supervisors dr. J. Pečar Ilić, prof. dr. I. Ružić, from 2013 - present

Publications

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Radovi u zbornicima skupova

Znanstveni radovi u zbornicima skupova

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

  • Pečar-Ilić, J. (2001) 'Information system for temporal and spatial presentation of complex data', doktorska disertacija, Fakultet Elektrotehnike i Računarstva (FER), Zagreb.

Magistarski radovi

  • Pečar-Ilić, J. (1995) 'Information System on the Investigations of the Adratic Sea', magistarski rad, Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • 2004-now
    IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, SAD) member - (Croatian section IEEE Region 8)
    IEEE Computer Society member
    IEEE Communication Society member
    IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society member 
  • 2003-now
    "GIS Forum Danube" expert groups (WP1:Data warehouse and WP2:Software tools) for activities inside INTERREG IIIB CADSESprojects: D4D – Data Warehouse for Danube waterway(2003-2006) and DANewBE Data(2005-2007).
  • 2009-now
     RBI coordinator for activities with Croatian Environment Agency.
  • 2014-now
    ISEIS-International Society for Environmental Information Sciences, member
Research  Interest:
  • Environmental  Informatics (Enviromatics), Intelligent Transport Systems (Inland Navigation), ICT
  • Development of methods and models, as well as specialized information systems for environmental protection, river navigation and river information services.
  • Formal specification of complex information systems based on integration of GIS and object-relational databases, using object oriented (OO) approach and standard Unified Modeling Language (UML).
  • Development of interactive dynamic WebGIS applications and services.
Personal information:
  • Married, mother of two children

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