Nenad Ignjatović serves as a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia since 2012, principal research fellow, and professor. He received a B.S. degree in 1994, an M.S. degree in 1996, and a Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade (Belgrade, Serbia), in 2001. He was elected a research associate in 2002 and a senior research associate in 2005. Ignjatović holds the position of Professor at the Medical School of the University of Niš (Niš, Serbia) since 2007. Dr. Ignjatović was elected as a principal research fellow in 2010. Since March 1997 till now he has been employed at the Institute of Technical Sciences of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts as a Researcher in the field of materials science. His research activities have been focused on the development of the relatively new scientific discipline within materials science (biomaterials). He was awarded for the best Ph.D. thesis in 2001 by the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce. Since 2001 until the present, Ignjatović has served as a Visiting Lecturer at the Petnica Science Center on knowledge innovation programs with young talents in the field of biomaterials, introduced in 2001 as a new research discipline. He was an Academic Visitor at Oxford University, Department of Materials, in 2005. Based on achieved results in the field of biomaterials, namely, in bone tissue reconstruction, he received the Belgrade City Award for natural and engineering sciences in 2008. He is a Professor of doctoral studies in the field of biomedical engineering at the University of Belgrade (multidisciplinary studies) since 2010. As an author or coauthor, he published (until December 2012) more than 250 scientific papers falling into various categories.
Biography Updated on 20 September 2014