Miladin Z Stefanovic

Miladin Z Stefanovic
University of Kragujevac · Faculty of Engineering

PhD

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October 2014 - present
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Engineering
Position
  • Professor (Full)
June 2010 - October 2014
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Engineering
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2006 - July 2010
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (95)
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: This research develops a novel methodology for municipal waste management in Serbia, based on system dynamics modelling. The methodology shows how a country and relevant institutions should address complexities in the waste management sector. Waste management is a critical issue globally, which heavily impacts the economic development of a countr...
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The primary purpose of this paper is to present a system intended for student education based on a microcontroller platform and a cloud system where data will be stored. Obtained research results will be based on the application of The NodeMcu platform for data collection with sensor systems. MatLab, ThingSpeak cloud system and the Virtuino platfor...
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These transformations will change the industrial landscape, toward Quality 4.0 and therefore, our lives. The presented research was conducted on quality management employees in Portugal and it aims to analyze if such employees have the perception of the impact of Industry 4.0 in the quality management profession and the required and needed skills....
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Current developments have contributed to organisations paying increasing attention to protecting resources, employee safety, and applying quality products and services. There is a need for increasing the application of standards that define the way of managing quality, safety at work, risk, and many others. One such organisation is the Serbian Army...
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Nonconformity detection and reporting are evergoing issues in quality management practice and theory. Throughout industrialisation, and consequently, in the Industry 4.0 period, manufacturing organisations strived to reduce nonconformities to the minimum level and reach zero-defect production. Nowadays, it is feasible to overcome this issue by inco...
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Information on the status of available resources in company Fritech d.o.o. is invaluable when planning the production process. Media of automatic identification technologies are used as carriers of labels with high data quality and adequate description of assets, in order to ensure a key level of stock visibility. Automatic product identification t...
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End-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling is a process that spends energy and could be an energy source as well. This part of energy recovering depends on many different factors related to the broad and local aspects of ELV recycling. The ELV recycling process is consuming energy from different energy sources (electrical, fossil), however, this consumpti...
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This manuscript is focused on the role of responsibility in concept of quality management. Some open questions are: Does development of standards influenced on improvement in implementation or only shifted the focus of responsibility? To which extent focus of standards on management responsibility contributed clear, full responsibility. Using morph...
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The Industry 4.0 has become an important concept as well as direction in the industrial and social development. In the core of this new shift is implementation of new technologies that open a number of important issues, starting from managing complexity of the systems, up to new educational and training needs for students and employees. In this pap...
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Since small and medium enterprises (SME) generate the most of gross domestic product and employment opportunities in developed countries, further progress of the Industry 4.0 strongly relies on the development of dedicated solutions for SMEs-specific problems. Dimensional inspection of extruded rubber profiles represents one such an open issue in t...
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Nowadays industries have initiative to reduce a number of production injuries and accidents down to zero. This goal could be achieved only through the proactive identification of accident precursors-such as unsafe conditions (UC) and unsafe acts (UA), whose control could prevent occurrence of accidents. At the same time, smartphones (and mobile app...
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Dear friends, Quality Festival 2019 will provide an international quality forum for experts from industry and academia to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in a range of topics. We invite you to participate in Quality Festival 2019 that will be held from May, 29th to June, 1st at Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujeva...
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A tribological system is a complex non-linear system composed of the elements that are connected structurally and functionally. The aim of this paper is to present an overview of artificial neural networks, its development and applications of neural networks in the prediction of tribological properties of dental glass ceramic using a newly measured...
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In a modern era of information technologies, everyday changes are more numerous and various. One of those changes is related to the greater use of mobile devices in a decision making processes. They may be used in the field of automation and improvement of production processes. Their main purpose may be seen as the achievement of optimal production...
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Practical work is an important part of the educational process. In this paper the requirements, hardware and software architecture development and the implementation of an aquaponics embedded device (laboratory model SmartVegeTech) are presented. This system has the possibilities of remote control, rich user interface and other features. The SmartV...
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The natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Skadar/Shkodra basin require the implementation of an efficient management system at the level of the whole lake for the purpose of its continuous protection and the valorization of this unique ecosystem. In this study, we have suggested that there is no difference between the Lake Shkoder Basin Managem...
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The problem of assessment, selection and improvement of key performance indicators in the New Service Development process is one of the most important tasks of process managers, and it has a critical effect on the considered process effectiveness which is further propagated on the competitive advantage of each service small and medium enterprises....
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the vulnerability of projects implemented in enterprises. The paper focuses on the issue of vulnerability assessment in the planning stages of a project, before its realization. Design/methodology/approach In this paper, the realization of the project has been analyzed through the phases of deliv...
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The difference between the production cost and selling price of the products may be viewed as a criterion that determines an organization’s competitiveness and market success. In such circumstances, it is necessary to impact these criteria in order to maximize this difference. The selling products’ price, in modern market conditions, is a category...
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In information technologies, in the last few years, the changes are numerous and dynamic, and one of those changes is the massive use of mobile devices. They are not only used for communication, but also for access to applications and data in databases. Interactive processing of data from social networks, which is a priority for the mobile device,...
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The evaluation and enhancement of business processes in any organization in an uncertain environment presents one of the main requirements of ISO 9000:2008, and has a key effect on competitive advantage and long-term sustainability. The aim of this paper can be defined as the identification and discussion of some of the most important business proc...
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The evaluation and enhancement of business processes in any organization in an uncertain environment presents one of the main requirements of ISO 9000:2008, and has a key effect on competitive advantage and long-term sustainability. The aim of this paper can be defined as the identification and discussion of some of the most important business proc...
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With the aim at performing the highest precision during woodworking, a mix of alternative approaches, fruitfully integrated in a common design strategy, is essential. This paper represents an overview of technical solutions, recently developed by authors, in design of machine tools and their final effects on manufacturing. The most advanced solutio...
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The Vision of Europe as Knowledge-Based society is funded on availability and application of knowledge in all segments of European life. Universities, as key provider of knowledge, and industry, as its largest consumer, are two pillows of this vision. Academic Institutions has a double role in provisioning of knowledge: 'Research' for creation of n...
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The performance evaluation of business processes in uncertain environments has important consequences for investors, stakeholders and has critical importance for the improvement of business processes, which is one of the requirements of ISO 9001. In this paper, a new fuzzy model is proposed for evaluation and improvement of process quality. The fuz...
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This study determines the effectiveness of business objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs) of the identified business objectives for different types of enterprise. The evaluations of the relative importance of KPIs are called a fuzzy group-decision-making problem. The KPI weights are determined using the fuzzy analytic hierarchical proces...
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The main idea of the paper is to analyse the organisational resilience potential of enterprises that may be modelled as a non-cloud enterprise or modelled from the perspective of being a cloud-based enterprise in a supply chain. In this manner, the model of an organisation is presented as a network of business processes. Organisational resilience f...
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Business process improvement is essential for success of enterprises according to the quality philosophy and ISO 9000:2008. On the way to achieving this goal, a very successful approach is the employment of quality improvement projects. This chapter proposes a model for evaluation of projects for business process quality improvement. The performanc...
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In this article, a novel approach for assessment and ranking of maintenance process indicators as well as maintenance cost indicators and maintenance equipment indicators using the fuzzy sets approach and genetic algorithms is presented. Weight values of these indicators are defined using the experience of decision makers from analyzed small and me...
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In this paper, the production process is decomposed for typical manufacturing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and the metrics of the defined sub processes, based on the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, are developed. The weight values of production process performance indicators are defined, using the experience of decision makers from the...
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In this article, a novel approach for assessment and ranking of maintenance process indicators as well as maintenance cost indicators and maintenance equipment indicators using the fuzzy sets approach and genetic algorithms is presented. Weight values of these indicators are defined using the experience of decision makers from analyzed small and me...
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Small and medium sized companies are faced with a series of challenges in order to improve the quality of their key business processes. Quality management system and the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 are usually reliable when defining the key performance indicators of processes, and the process approach enables monitoring of the process indicators'...
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TITLE: "Software for managing quality system documents - QDoc" ...... A description of the problem solved by a technical solution: One of the basics of the ISO 9000 series is documentation of the quality system. Documentation is one of the vital parts of the quality management system. It allows all knowledge of an organization to be stored and di...
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Virtual organizations (VO) represent a future paradigm of business. Having in mind different types of perturbations in business today, from the economic crisis to the earthquakes in Japan and terrorists' actions, new business solutions have emerged in order to sustain development all over the world. As a new field in scientific research, organizati...
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The aim of this study is to propose a fuzzy multi-criteria decision-making approach (MCDM) to evaluate suppliers of one kind of medical device with respect to numerous criteria, simultaneously taking into account the type of each criteria and its relative importance. Two fuzzy MCDM methods are proposed for solving the treated problem. In the first...
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In engineering education, it is very important to provide solid knowledge and practice to students in order to deal with architectures, mechanisms, and algorithms for the control of processes. In this article we will present the concept, detailed technical requirements, description, implementation, and verification of a process (thermal) trainer. I...
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We presented a novel fuzzy multicriteria decision making approach to evaluate and rank organizational resilience factors with respect to user preference orders. Due to vagueness of the decision data, the precise numerical data are inadequate for real-life business situations.Human judgements can be expressed by linguistic expressions which are mode...
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There are many factors that can make an organization and its business unsafe and endanger its sustainable development. Exposure of an organization to existing risks may vary and it can be studied from different perspectives, but undoubtedly increased vulnerability of an organization can lead to disaster. This paper investigates the general vulnerab...
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In recent years information integration became significant problem for both natural and legal persons in everyday operations. Huge amount of information are available, but insufficiently processed in order to have useful value. Choosing the right combination of tools and technologies for integration is prerequisite for requiring information from mu...
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In order to improve the quality of their processes companies usually rely on quality management systems and the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. The small and medium-sized companies are faced with a series of challenges in objectification, evaluation and assessment of the quality of processes. In this paper, the strategy process is decomposed for one...
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In order to establish adequate tools for the modern business environment, and with a need for new mechanisms with the goal of overcoming crisis and emerging disorder, the concept of organizational resilience has emerged. A high level of organizational resilience represents one of an organization's target values during a normal period of operation....
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The concept of web laboratories with remotely controlled laboratory set ups or virtual laboratories with different simulations have an important role in engineering education and training. This paper presents an evaluation of the fundamental objectives of laboratories for distance education, comparing the effectiveness of a remotely controlled appr...
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The concept of laboratories for distance (e-learning) with remotely controlled laboratory set-ups or virtual laboratories with different simulations have an important role in industrial engineering education and training. Although the concept is not new, there are a number of open issues that should be solved. This paper will present the fundamenta...
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Resiliance is verz important aspect of operation in telecommunication companies, where the resiliance chalangies could emerged on different organizational levels. In this paper we will present strategic aspects of resiliance as well as interconnection of stratgical aspects with quality strategy. The transformation of corporate quality strategy is f...
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The paper shows an investigation of changes in organizational structure across 100 manufacturing firms, which are the outcome of doing business in a transitional economy. The aim of the research was to investigate the relationship between the parameters of organizational structure, size and profit rate of those firms for the period 2003-2009 and to...
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Recently, business/production systems have become much less tolerant to production equipment failures. This brings intense pressure and expectations to maintenance function and a necessity to include an advanced maintenance program with a clear trend setting concept of "zero failure" as a realistic and achievable goal. Therefore, organizations worl...
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In this paper, we will present an approach for assessment and ranking of maintenance process performance indicators using the fuzzy set approach and genetic algorithms. Weight values of maintenance process indicators are defined using the experience of decision makers from analysed SMEs and calculated using the fuzzy set approach. In the second ste...
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Management of organizational vulnerabilities in uncertain business environment has a critical effect on the competitive advantages of each industrial organization. In practice, the organitazional vulnerabilities must be treated permanently because in the time of crisis they may lead to catastrophe. In this paper, a new fuzzy model for assessment of...
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Improvement of business processes is achieved, among the other, through improvement of quality goals which are defined on the level of each process. In practice, it is not possible to improve all identified quality goals simultaneously. It is assumed that it is necessary that the quality goals values be determined by applying determined metrics. Wi...
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In this paper we will present the development and implementation of automation, regulation and measurement of heating energy consumption in the University auditorium, which could be used for training and education in different engineering fields (civil engineering, control engineering, process engineering and software engineering). Using a real rem...
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There is no defined methodological approach that would rank the quality goals of a process in uncertain environments, which is one of the basic problems in process management. In this paper, the considered problem is stated as a multi-criteria decision problem. The criteria present performances which are defined by the knowledge and experience of t...
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Virtual enterprise integration (VEI) is virtually the most critical success factor for making virtual enterprise (VE) a real, competitive, and widely implemented organizational and management concept. One of the possible approaches in virtual enterprise integration is employment of web services. In this paper we will present an approach for develop...
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Virtual organizations (VO) represent a future paradigm of business. Having in mind different types of perturbations in business today, from the economic crisis to the earthquakes in Japan and terrorists’ actions, new business solutions have emerged in order to sustain development all over the world. As a new field in scientific research, organizati...
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This paper deals with remote access to real laboratory equipment using contemporary computer and network technology for creating the environment that will enable the remote user to perform the required laboratory exercises and control the laboratory equipment. The main objective was to create remote access to energy consumption measurement s, which...
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Engineering education has been changing during the time and starting to cover many interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary fields. We are witnessing the growing importance of biomedical engineering (BME). It leads to increasing needs for development of effective education in BME on the one side, and development of different models and simulation to...
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Managing occupational safety in any kind of industry, especially in processing, is very important and complex. This paper develops a new method for occupational risk assessment in the presence of uncertainties. Uncertain values of hazardous factors and consequence frequencies are described with linguistic expressions defined by a safety management...
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Risk and safety management are very important issues in healthcare systems. Those are complex systems with many entities, hazards and uncertainties. In such an environment, it is very hard to introduce a system for evaluating and simulating significant hazards. In this paper, we analyzed different types of hazards in healthcare systems and we intro...
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Intelligent monitoring of postal traffic introduces the problems of modern AT techniques in which the perception of the environment is very complex due to numerous events occurring in the system and because of the heterogeneity of the distributed environment in which the solution is applied. Most of the the offered and the developed systems which d...