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Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic
Director
Phone: +49 711 41004129
E-Mail: jovanovic@risk-technologies.com
Prof. Dr. Aleksandar JOVANOVIC,

Since 2001, he is the director of the Steinbeis Transfer Center Advanced Risk Technologies in Stuttgart, Germany providing consultancy in the areas of risk assessment and management for industry and public sector. As from 2006 is also the CEO of European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management (EU-VRi) and the EU Project Director at ZIRIUS (Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies at the University of Stuttgart), teaching the courses in the area of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and Risk. His previous teaching assignments were in France (École Polytechnique, lecturer, director of research), Japan (University of Tokyo, guest lecturer), USA (La Jolla), VTT Finland (visiting professor) and other countries.

He has worked in industry (e.g. in USA), for The European Community (e.g. in Italy) and for the universities (e.g. the University of Stuttgart, Germany). He also acted as Seconded National Expert (Germany) with the EU in Brussels, Belgium, Directorate-General Research – Industrial Technologies and Materials.

A. Jovanovic has a long-year professional experience as project manager of many (50+) large international/multinational projects in the area innovation management, new technologies, emerging risk management, structured project management, advanced data analysis and data mining, and related areas.

Prof. Dr. Aleksandar [EU-VRi] Jovanovic
Director
Phone: +49 711 41004129
E-Mail: jovanovic@eu-vri.eu

 

Aleksandar JOVANOVIC (1953) is the director of the Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies group in Stuttgart, Germany providing consultancy in the areas of risk assessment and management for industry and public sector. As from 2006 he is also the CEO of European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management (EU-VRi) and the EU Project Director at ZIRUS (Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies, University of Stuttgart), teaching the courses in the area of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and Risk. He has acted as Seconded National Expert (Germany) with the EU in Brussels, Belgium, Directorate-General Research – Industrial Technologies and Materials. His previous teaching assignments were in France (Ecole Polytechnique), Japan (University of Tokyo), USA (La Jolla) and other countries. A. Jovanovic has over 50 large international/multinational projects in the area innovation management, new technologies, business risk management, structured project management, advanced data analysis and data mining, and related areas. Main clients in the projects have been from the EU, national governments (Norway, Belgium, Japan…), industry, utilities, insurances companies, R&D and academia. Main topics covered by the projects have dealt with risk management in industry including HSSE (Health, Safety, Security, Environment), RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance), RBI (Risk-Based Inspection), KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and RCFA (Root Cause Failure analysis), and many applied in industry and/or used as the basis for further standardization. A. Jovanovic is author of five books and over 200 publications.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Aleksandar JOVANOVIC, (1953; graduated in mechanical engineering in 1977): He has worked in industry (e.g. in USA), for The European Community (e.g. in Italy) and for the universities (e.g. the University of Stuttgart, Germany). He also acted as Seconded National Expert (Germany) with the EU in Brussels, Belgium, Directorate-General Research – Industrial Technologies and Materials. Since 2001 he is the director of the Steinbeis Transfer Center Advanced Risk Technologies in Stuttgart, Germany providing consultancy in the areas of risk assessment and management for industry and public sector. As from 2006 is also the CEO of European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management (EU-VRi) and the EU Project Director at ZIRIUS (Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies, University of Stuttgart), teaching the courses in the area of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and Emerging Risks. His previous teaching assignments were in France (Ecole Polytechnique), Japan (University of Tokyo), USA (La Jolla) and other countries.

A. Jovanovic has a long-year professional experience as project manager of many (50+) large international/multinational projects in the area innovation management, new technologies, business risk management, structured project management, advanced data analysis and data mining, and related areas. Main clients in the projects have been from the EU, national governments (Norway, Belgium, Japan…), industry, utilities, insurances companies, R&D and academia. Main topics covered by the current projects deal with risk management in industry including HSSE (Health, Safety, Security, Environment), RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance), RBI (Risk-Based Inspection), KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and RCFA (Root Cause Failure analysis), applied, e.g., in systems developed for large industrial companies (e.g. 62 refinery units in Hungary). Some of the solutions have been pre-standardized (CEN-CWA 15740:2008) and/or are often used as de-facto standards. He is author of three books and over 200 publications.

Dr. Snežana Jovanovic [EU-VRi]
CFO
Phone: + 49 711 18 39 781
E-Mail: s.jovanovic@eu-vri.eu

Medical Doctor (1979), M. Sc. (1982), Specialist in Hygiene and Microbiology (1986), Ph. D. (1995). During the period 1980 – 1991 she worked at Institute for Health Protection of Serbia (Belgrade, Yugoslavia), Department of public health and Environmental Hygiene (U.S.S.L. 2, Cittiglio, Italy), Institute of Hygiene at the Medical School of the University of Milan (Italy), Institute of Hygiene, Univ. of Tübingen (Germany).
Since 1992 she is employed at State Health Agency Stuttgart, Germany.The main topics of her work are:

  • Risk assessment and monitoring of health effects associated with chemical and biological environmental and occupational pollution.
  •  Participation in Environmental Health Surveillance System in Baden-Württemberg, Germany (continuous survey since 1992).
  • Planning and performing of projects related to heavy metals, THM´s in swimming pools, tar based parquet adhesive, biological agents (moulds, mites), and noise. Leader and manager of information activities and projects "Indoor Leisure Noise" and “Mites, moulds and co”.
  • Participation in the EU project NNGL (Night time Noise Guideline) co-ordinated by WHO. 
  • Participation in ECOHEIS project for the development of indicators to describe the environment status (noise) for the Budapest Conference of the European Health and Environment Ministries (2004).
  • Participation in WHO project “Burden of disease from environmental noise”. 
  • Performing of “Hazardous materials register” and MSDS for 10 laboratories in State Health Agency. 
  • Providing consultancy for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and public health departments in Baden-Württemberg as well as for other authorities, specialist and public in the matters of public health. 
  • Organization and leading of courses in the field of occupational and environmental medicine

November 2006 - December 2009, part time: Leading of EU-VRi Management Office. European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management EU-VRi Stuttgart is an EEIG = European Economic Interest Grouping (www.eu-vri.eu).

April 2002 onwards, part time: Support in the leading of Steinbeis Transfer Centres Advanced Risk Technologies (www.risk-technologies.com). Consultancy in the areas of health risk assessment associated with chemical and biological environmental and occupational pollution. Health risk assessment of new technologies.

Bastien Caillard
Senior Project Manager
Phone: +33 3 67 10 16 78
E-Mail: caillard@eu-vri.eu

Bastien CAILLARD,

graduated in 2010 as Engineer in Mechanical Engineering (Ecole des Mines d’Alès, FR). The same year, he obtained a Master's degree in Management of the Organization (mention: Management of the International Projects) of the Louis Pasteur University (Strasbourg, FR). Since 2010, he is working as project manager at EU-VRi, the European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management, in Stuttgart (Germany), mainly on research projects funded by FP7 and H2020 Framework Programmes (European Commission) and in close collaboration with well-known industrial companies, laboratories and universities. He has developed expertise in management of projects in the field of risks management in relation with problematics going from new energies (biogas,energy storage…) to aging of infrastructures, but also related to new technologies such as nanotechnologies. Since 2010, he is also member of the secretariat of the European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety (ETPIS).

M.Sc. Amrita Choudhary
Technical team staff (Projektmitarbeiter)
Phone: +49 711 41004132
E-Mail: achoudhary@eu-vri.eu

Amrita Choudhary has graduated with an M.Sc. in Environmental Governance from the University of Freiburg (Germany). Since 2016, she is working as technical team member at the European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management, in Stuttgart (Germany), mainly on research projects funded H2020 Framework Programmes (European Commission) and in close collaboration with well-known industrial companies, research institutes and universities. Her current work is focused on project SmartResilience. The project focuses on investigating the resilience of smart critical infrastructure in European cities. It involves multiple research institutions, industry, end-users and stakeholders. 

From 2008 to 2012, she worked at Tetra Pak India Pvt. ltd. as an Environment communication executive where she lead large scale environment education projects to instil a habit of sustainable consumption, improving the business case for waste collection & recycling for sustainable resource management, environmental reporting and working closely with important stakeholders.

Her areas of interest are risk and resilience management in urban systems, company social responsibility (CSR), waste management, recycling, recovery program development, circular economy, GRI, strategic planning, stakeholder management, policy analysis, project management, budgeting and monitoring.

Computer Science B.Sc Marjan Jelic
IT Specialist
Phone: +49 711 41 00 41 33
E-Mail: mjelic@risk-technologies.com

Marjan Jelic, finished his bachelor studies in Faculty of Technical Science in Zrenjanin, University of Novi Sad (Serbia). He currently works  as an IT Specialist and Support (EU-VRi). He is responsible for software solutions and components in SmartResilience and ResiStand projects, as well as modifications inside Risk Tweet and Risk Radar applications which are part of iNTeg-Risk 1StopShop and will be used in further projects (e.g. Risk Radar China).
Skills and competences:

  • Software development in Microsoft .NET and VBA
  • Databases (Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, MySQL)
  • Web design (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap)
  • Server administration (Microsoft Windows Server)
  • Graphic design (Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop)
  • CAD and modeling (Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk 3D Studio MAX)
  • MS Office
Roswitha Kokejl
Project assistant
Phone:
E-Mail: rk@eu-vri.eu
Roswitha Kokejl works with main contract at MPA University of Stuttgart (administration). At EU-VRi she is employed part time (mini job, 20 hrs/month) and works mainly in administration, PR and preparation of templates.
M.Sc. Valeria Maraglino
Projektmitarbeiter
Phone: +39 327 3964905
E-Mail: vmaraglino@eu-vri.eu

Valeria Maraglino is an Environmental Engineer and Big data analyst working in the technical team at the European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management, in Stuttgart (Germany), within SmartResilience project.

She graduated in Environmental Engineering (Master degree) at Politecnico di Bari (Italy). She was also a visiting student at the international research centre of the Universidad de Cantabria in Santander (Spain) focusing on smart cities, transport modeling and quality management. After her thesis in coastal video-monitoring, she has been involved in the development and application of many projects for the hydraulic sectors. At Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, (JRC - Ispra), In Disaster Risk Management department she contributed to the development of a harmonized coastal risk assessment and management tool at pan-European and global scale. The primary duties involved natural hazard analysis supporting the development and application of integrated coastal risk models and improved exposure and vulnerability assessment tools. Her research activities at Deltares, Delft (the Netherlands), included also risk analysis of critical infrastructures, coastal hazard with a focus on impact based forecasting and warning for small islands which are vulnerable to the impact of sea level rise, wave attack and flooding, through innovative and integrated solution, information and visualization tools.

Anabela Reis

Phone: +49 711 410-04126
E-Mail: areis@risk-technologies.com

Dr. Anabela Reis is a Risk Engineer at R-Tech / EU-VRi. She has a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, Portugal. Anabela's research used the establishment of Embraer manufacturing facilities in Portugal in 2010 as motivation to explore pathways towards the creation, development, and accumulation of technological capacity in aeronautics. During her PhD studies, she integrated the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) international network, and she was a visiting student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), and at Instituto Técnológico de Aeronáutica (Brazil). She earned a Masters in Aerospace Engineering from IST in 2011. She did a summer course in Further Statistics for Economics and Econometrics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) in 2012. She also worked as a researcher at the Statistics and Prospective Unit of IST, supporting the development of statistical analysis on higher education data in 2011-2012. Her research activities include the development of a high altitude balloon project that can be used as a low cost platform that executes scientific missions in a near-space environment (BALUA), as well as an energy efficiency project that focuses on sustainable measures on IST campus (DoContra).