Hrvoje Kozmar

Professor

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture

Phone:         +385 (1) 6168 162
Email:          hrvoje.kozmar@fsb.hr

  EDUCATION

    Dr.sc. in Mechanical Engineering, 2005
    University of Zagreb, Croatia
   
    Mr.sc. in Mechanical Engineering, 2000
    University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Dipl.ing. (4.5 years) in Mechanical Engineering, 1994
    University of Zagreb, Croatia

  EMPLOYMENT

    Department of Fluid Mechanics
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
    University of Zagreb, Croatia
          Including more than 4 years of research stays abroad:

  1. Technical University of Munich (3 years)
  2. University of Notre Dame (1 year)
  3. Technical University of Berlin (3 months)
  4. University of Florence (2 months)
  5. German Aerospace Center (2 months)
    Soltech Zagreb Inc.

  AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS

    Principal investigator: Wind and sea loads on offshore energy structures
        2017-2021
    Croatian Science Foundation

    Visiting (Teaching) Professor at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
        2017
    Central European Exchange Program for University Studies

    Principal investigator: Aeroelasticity and aerodynamics of bridges influenced by wind barriers and traffic
        2015-2019
    Croatian Science Foundation

    Collaborator: Dynamic stability and post-critical processes in non-conservative and non-holonomic stochastic systems
    with interactions 
(with Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Prague, with Dr. Jiri Naprstek)
        2015-2017
    Czech Science Foundation

    Principal investigator: Bora wind gusts on vehicles and structures
        2013-2017
    University of Zagreb

    Collaborator: Characteristics of turbulence of the bora winds (with Prof. Branko Grisogono)
        2013-2015
    Croatian Science Foundation

    Principal investigator: Wind turbine aerodynamics in complex coastal terrains
    
(with University of Florence, Profs. Claudio Borri and Gianni Bartoli)
        2013-2015
    FP7-Marinet

    Collaborator: Climatic wind-tunnel modeling of the thermally stratified atmospheric boundary layer flow developing
    above complex terrains
(with Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Prague, with Prof. Stanislav Pospišil)
        2013-2016
    
Czech Science Foundation

    Research Fellowship at the Technical University of Berlin (TU-Berlin, with Prof. Jörn Sesterhenn), Germany
        05/2012-08/2012, (3 months)
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Special recognition for extraordinary personal merits in developing and strengthening German-Croatian relations
        05/2012
    German Ambassador to Croatia Dr. Bernd Fischer

    Invited speaker at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Climate Change,
    Human Health and National Security in Dubrovnik, Croatia
        04/2011
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

    Travel grant for attending the "Urban Environmental Pollution" conference in Boston, MA, United States
        06/2010
    U.S. Embassy Zagreb

    Travel grant for attending the "Environmental Wind Engineering and Wind Energy Structures" course
    at the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM) in Udine, Italy
        09/2009
    International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (CISM)

    Visiting Fellowship for a research stay at the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA (with Prof. Ahsan Kareem)
        09/2007-09/2008, (13 months)
    Fulbright Foundation

    Principal investigator: Aerodynamics of roadway wind barriers: Wind-tunnel testing (with University of Florence)
        2006-2007
    Rijeka-Zagreb Roadway

    Research Scholarship at the University of Zagreb
        10/2006-12/2006, (3 months)
    Croatian Department of Science and Technology


    Research Scholarship at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Göttingen, Germany (with Dr. Günter Schewe)
        05/2006-07/2006, (2 months)
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Research Scholarship at the University of Zagreb
        10/2005-12/2005 , (3 months)
    Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

    Research Scholarship at the Technical University of Munich (with Prof. Boris Laschka)
        05/2002-10/2002, (6 months)
    Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

    Research Scholarship at the Technical University of Munich (with Prof. Boris Laschka)
        03/1999 -02/2000, (10 months)
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

    Research Scholarship at the Technical University of Munich (with Prof. Boris Laschka)
        03/1998-02/1999, (12 months)
    Croatian Department of Science and Technology

    Research collaborator: Experiments in fluid mechanics (with Prof. Zdravko Doliner)
        1999-2005
    Croatian Department of Science and Technology

    Research collaborator: Measurements in fluid mechanics (with Prof. Zdravko Doliner)
        1996-1998
    Croatian Department of Science and Technology

    Scholarship for an undergraduate study at the University of Zagreb
        10/1989-11/1994
    Scholarship of Shipyard Split, Croatia

  RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Prague, Czech Republic
    Investigator, wind-tunnel testing


    University of Florence, Italy
    Principal investigator, wind-tunnel testing


    Technical University of Berlin, Germany
    DAAD Visiting Scholar


    University of Notre Dame
, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    Fulbright Visiting Scholar

    University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Associate Professor
    CRIACIV (Inter-University Research Centre on Building Aerodynamics and Wind Engineering), Florence, Italy
    Research Engineer

    German Aerospace Center (DLR), Göttingen, Germany
    DAAD Research Fellow

    Technical University of Munich, Germany
    DAAD, Croatian Gov., Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Research Assistant

    Soltech, Zagreb
    Project Engineer
  REVIEWER FOR PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
  MEMBERSHIP
  LANGUAGE SKILLS
  1. Croatian: mother tongue
  2. English: fluent
  3. German: fluent
  4. Italian: Basic



Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje, Ivana Lučića 5, 10002 Zagreb, p.p. 102, Hrvatska

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