dr jelena vidakovic


Dr Jelena Vidaković MSc ME
Research Fellow

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Fields of interest

Modeling and control of industrial robots and machine tools; Motion control; Development of industrial robot programming language.


University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2018)
Title: Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, PhD.

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2009)
Title: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, MSc ME


2019. Research Fellow


“Development of devices for pilot training and dynamic flight simulation of modern combat aircraft: 3DOF Centrifuge and 4DOF spatial disorientation trainer”, 2011 - 2019, no. TR-35023 

Research project supported by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia


Published: 6 papers of category M20 (5 SCI papers), 21 papers M30, 1 monograph M40, 7 papers M50, 4 papers M60, 1 reference of category M80.

Selected papers:

  1. Kvrgic V., Vidakovic J., Efficient method for robot forward dynamics computation. Mechanism and Machine Theory, DOI: 1016/j.mechmachtheory.2019.103680, ISSN 0094-114X, 145:103680 (2020) (M21,IF=3.535/2019, 17/129).
  2. Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Lazarević M., Control System Design for a Centrifuge Motion Simulator Based on a Dynamic Model, Strojniški Vestnik-Journal of Mechanical Engineering, DOI: 10.5545/sv- jme.2018.5272, ISSN 0039-2480, 64(7-8) (2018), 465-474 (M23,IF=1.139/2017, 88/127).
  3. Kvrgić V., Vidaković J., Lutovac M., Ferenc G., Cvijanović V., A control algorithm for a centrifuge motion simulator, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2014.01.002, ISSN: 0736-5845, 30(4) (2014) 399-412 (M21,IF=2.305/2014, 5/23).
  4. Kvrgić V., Dimić Z., Cvijanović V., Vidaković J., Kablar N., A control algorithm for improving the accuracy of five-axis machine tools, International Journal of Production Research, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2013.858194, ISSN 0020 7543, 52(10) (2014) 2983-2998 (M21,IF=1.460/2012, 22/79).
  5. Ferenc G., Dimić Z., Lutovac M., Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Open Architecture Platforms for the Control of Robotic Systems and a Proposed Reference Architecture Model, Transactions of FAMENA, ISSN 1333-1124, UDC 004.45:004.896, 37(1) (2013) 89-100 (M23,IF=0.233/2013, 121/128).
  6. Vidaković J., Lazarević M., Kvrgić V., Dančuo Z., Ferenc G., Advanced Quaternion Forward Kinematics Algorithm Including Overview of Different Methods for Robot Kinematics, FME Transactions, DOI: 10.5937/fmet1403189V, ISSN 1451-2092, 42(3), (2014) 189-199 (M24).
  7. Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Lazarević M., Dimić Z., Mitrović S., Procedure for Definition of End-effector Orientation in Planar Surfaces Robot Applications, Tehnika –Mašinstvo, ISSN 0040-2176 (Savez inženjera i tehničara Srbije), 72(6), (2017) 845-851 (M51).
  8. Vidaković J., Lazarević M., Kvrgić V., Dančuo Z., Lutovac M., Comparison of numerical simulation models for open loop flight simulations in human centrifuge, PAMM, DOI: 10.1002/pamm.201310235, ISSN 1617-7061, 13(1), (2013) 485-486 (M53).
  9. Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Lazarević M., Dimić Z., Development of the algorithms for smoothing of trajectories of a roll and a pitch axis of a centrifuge motion simulator, 7th International Congress of Serbian Society of Mechanics, Sremski Karlovci Serbia, 24-26st June, (2019) C1e, 1-10 (M33).
  10. Mitrović S., Dimić Z., Vidaković J., Lutovac M., Kvrgić V., System for simulation and supervision of robotic cells -12th International Scientific Conference MMA 2015, Flexible technologies, Novi Sad, Serbia, September 25-26th, ISBN: 978-86-7892-722-5 (2015) 51-54 (M33).
  11. Ferenc G., Dimić Z., Lutovac M., Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Distributed Robot Control System Implemented on the Client and Server PCs Based on the CORBA Protocol, Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing-MECO 2012, Bar, Montenegro, ISBN 978-9940-9436-0-8, IEEE (2012) 158-161 (M33).
  12. Vidaković J., Kvrgić V., Ferenc G., Dančuo Z., Lazarević M., Control of a Human Centrifuge -Proceedings of the 29th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, ISBN 978-86-7083-762-1 (2012) 186-189 (M33).
  13. Vidaković J., Ferenc G., Lutovac M., Kvrgić V., Development and Implementation of an Algorithm for Calculating Angular Velocity of Main Arm of Human Centrifuge, Proceedings of the 15th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference and Exposition- EPE/PEMC 2012, ISBN 978-1-4673-1971-3, IEEE (2012) DS2a-17 (1-6) (M33).
  14. Dančuo Z., Vidaković J., Ferenc G., Lutovac M., Kvrgić V., Modeling a Human Centrifuge as Three-DoF Robot Manipulator, Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing-MECO, Bar, Montenegro, ISBN 978-9940-9436-0-8, IEEE (2012) 149-152 (M33).
  15. Ferenc G., Lutovac M., Vidaković J., Dimić Z., Kvrgić V., Real-Time Robot Control Logic Using Modular FSM, Proceedings of the International Conference Management of Technology -Step to Sustainable Production, Zadar, Croatia, ISBN 1847-6880 (2012)  259- 265 (M33).


Lazarevic M., Vidakovic J., Cajic M., Mandic P., Contribution to modeling and control of robotic and adaptronic systems, Monograph (in Serbian), Publisher: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-7083-833-8, (2014), (M42).
Development solutions Lutovac M., Vidakovic J., Dancuo Z., Stepanovic A., Improvement of the system for programming, simulation and remote monitoring of manipulator movements using new software technologies and tools, User: Technical School Jugoslovenska 4, Železnik, Belgrade (2013) (M84).
Languages English, French.
Membership in scientific and professional bodies
  1. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  2. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  3. Serbian Society of Mechanics (IUTAM)