Prof. Božidar Radenković was born in 1958, in Pirot, Serbia. He finished primary and secondary school in Belgrade. Following that, he enrolled into the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University Of Belgrade, earning an MSc degree in 1984. He completed his postgraduate studies in 1987, and then went on to defend his doctoral thesis titled “An interactive simulation system for discrete-stochastic simulation of organizational systems and its implementation on the mini and micro-computers” in 1989, again at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade. After ssuccesfully completing his studies, he became a teaching assistant on the course “Simulation and simulation languages” (1987), and then an assistant professor (1991), associate professor (1994), and full professor (1999) at the University of Belgrade.
Prof. Radenković is the founder of Laboratory for simulation, and founder and chair of the Laboratory for e-business. He founded graduate and postgraduate studies in e-business in 2001 and was the head of those studies until 2005.
He received scholarship from Austrian government for postdoctoral training at Wirtshaftuniversitat Wien in 1991.
Prof. Božidar Radenković received scholarship from the Austrian government for postdoctoral training at Wirtshaftuniversitat Wien in 1991. He participated in the project: “Modeling and Simulation for Large Scale Discrete Event Systems” at the University of Paisley, Scotland, in 1992.
Prof. Božidar Radenković has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University Of Belgrade on following courses:
- Simulation and simulation languages
- Business decision making
- Systems management and organizational dynamics
- Information systems development methods
- Concurrent programming
- Multimedia technologies and Internet in culture
- Internet technology
- Mobile computing
- Mobile business
- Computer simulation
- Internet of things
Additionally, Prof. Radenković taught “Databases, Operating Systems and Computer Science III” at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Faculty of Science, “Fundamentals of computer technology” at the Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, “Distributed computing systems” at the University of the Yugoslav Army, and “Development of information systems in Internet environment” at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Banja Luka.
Prof. Božidar Radenković was a primary supervisor for following PhD theses:
- dr Olga Miljković
- dr Vladimir Cvjetković
- dr Duško Parezanović
- prof.dr Aleksandar Marković
- prof.dr Marijana Despotović-Zrakić
- dr Mira Zarić
- prof.dr Dušan Stefanović
- prof.dr Saša Lazarević
- doc.dr Nenad Stefanović
- dr Dušan Milutinović
- doc.dr Zorica Bogdanović
- doc.dr Dušan Barać
- dr Vladimir Vujin, research associate
- dr Jelena Milojković
- doc.dr Slađana Janković
He was also a mentor of several defended magister’s theses
- Ana Kaplarević
- Ana Savić
- Olga Miljković
- Aleksandar Marković
- Novak Đorđijević
- Biljana Branković
- Slađana Janković
- Zorica Bogdanović
- Tamara Milić
- Vladimir Vujin
- Jelena Lukić
- Marina Mijoska
- Svetlana Mitrović
- Svetlana Jevremović
- Đorđe Mazinjanin
- Snežana Popović
- Jelena Milojković
Additionally, Prof. Radenković has mentored more than fifteen master’s theses.
The Council of the Faculty of Sciences in Kragujevac has awarded prof. Radenković for his outstanding contribution to the development of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences in 1998.
Prof. Božidar Radenković is an active member of several scientific and professional organizations including:
- Scientific Society of Serbia
- IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc)
- ACM (The Association for Computing)
- SCS (The Society for Computer Simulation International)
Prof. Božidar Radenković is involved in a variety of professional activities:
- Administration of YU Internet domain names, 1992-2008.
- President of the Program Committee for SINFON Symposium and YU-INFO, 1995-2001.
- President of the Board of the Association of IT activities in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce from 2001 to 2005.
- President of the UNESCO National Committee for ICT, 2003-2009.
- IEEE Computer chapter CО16, Chair, 2003 –
- Chairman of the Board of National Register of Internet Domain Names of Serbia from 2006 to 2008.
- President of the Association “Srpski Krivak,” 2010 –
1. Faculty of Science Kragujevac, Chairman of the Board, 2001-2002.
2. University of Belgrade:
- Member of the Panel of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, 2000-2003.
- Member of the panel for electrical science, 2003-2007
3. Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University Of Belgrade:
- The head of the Seminar of the Department of Information Systems Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University Of Belgrade, 1994-2004.
- President of the Board of the Institute for Information Systems and Technology, 2003-2006.
Participation in journal editorial boards
- Editorial Board: Management, FON, 2000–2007.
- Editorial Board: Kragujevac Journal of mathematics, od 2001–2004.
- Editorial Board: Transactions on Internet research, 2004-
- Editorial Board: Transactions on Advanced research, 2004-
- Editorial Board: Facta Universitatis, Series: Electronics and Energetics, 2014-
Areas of his most significant scientific contributions include:
- Internet technologies
- Computer simulation
- Computational physics
He published more than 200 scientific papers: over 30 in international journals with impact factor, over 10 in monographs issued abroad, and over 40 papers in proceedings of international symposia.
Prof. Radenković has led and participated in a number of projects, of which a selection is given here:
- Information system of Belgrade justice system, 1991., project leader
- Information system of the City land development fund 1992., project leader
- Technical information system of Oil industry of Serbia – Novi Sad refinery, 1993., project leader
- Information system of Ministry of science and technology, 1995., project leader
- Computer network of Public utility company Beogradske elektane, 1997., project leader
- Network of business and technological information of Republic of Serbia, 1997-2001., project leader
- Information system of Register of National Internet Domain Names of Serbia, 2002-2008., main architect
- Information system of Ministry of trade and services, 2008-2009., awarded with Discobolos as the best e-government project.