ivana vasovic 1

Ivana Vasović Maksimović, PhD
Senior Research Associate


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Fields of interest

Fracture Mechanics, Life Assessment, Determination of the Stress Intensity Factor (SIF) using Finite Element Method (FEM), Welding.


2008. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Title:  Graduated Mechanical Engineer.

2015. Doctoral dissertation, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Title: PhD in Technical Science; Ph.D.

2015. Training of International Welding Engineers (IWE), Institute Gosa in Belgrade, Serbia

Title: International Welding Engineer (IWE)

2016. Training of International Welding Inspectors- C level (IWI), Institute Gosa in Belgrade, Serbia

Title: International Welding Inspector- C level (IWI-C)


 Research Associate


TR 34028 

  1. "Research and optimization of technological and functional performance of the ventilation mill in thermo power plant Kostolac B"

TR 35045

  1. " Scientific and technological support for improving the safety of special road and rail vehicles"
  2. Wtech Project "Technology Transfer and Innovation Centre for Advanced Welding Technologies, Material Science and Application of Engineering software", WP coordinator
  3. PARTECH Project "Partnership and technological support for cooperation between R&D and SMEs in the border region"



  1. DETERMINATION OF LOAD DISTRIBUTIONS ON MAIN HELICOPTER ROTOR BLADES AND STRENGTH ANALYSIS OF ITS STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS, S.Maksimovic, M.Kozic, S.Stetic-Kozic, K. Maksimović, I. Vasović, M. Maksimovic, Journal of aerospace engineering, J. Aerosp. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000301 (Nov. 23, 2012). http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29AS.1943-5525.0000301?journalCode=jaeeez
  2. CFD CALCULATION OF HELICOPTER TAIL ROTOR AIRLOADS FOR FATIGUE STRENGTH EXPERIMENTS; D. Janković, S.Maksimovic, M.Kozic, S. Stupar , K. Maksimović, I. Vasović, M. Maksimovic; Journal of Aerospace Engineering; American Society of Civil Engineers; 2016/2017; ISSN (print): 0893-1321 | ISSN (online): 1943-5525; DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000734;


  1. Marija Blažić, Stevan Maksimović, Zlatko Petrović, Ivana Vasović, Dragana Turnić; Determination of Fatigue Crack Growth Trajectory and Residual Life under Mixed Modes; Strojniški vestnik – Journal of Mechanical Engineering 60(2014)4, 250-254; DOI:10.5545/sv-jme.2013.1354
  2. Ivana Vasović, Stevan Maksimović, Katarina Maksimović, Slobodan Stupar, Gordana Bakić, and Mirko Maksimović; DETERMINATION OF STRESS INTENSITY FACTORS IN LOW PRESSURE TURBINE ROTOR DISCS; Mathematical Problems in Engineering; http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/aip/304638/ ; Impact Factor 1.383; doi:10.1155/2014/304638. Accepted 16 January 2014.


  1. Ивана Васовић; „STRENGTH ANALYSIS OF FILAMENTWOUND COMPOSITE TUBES“; Хемијска индустрија, 2010, Вол.64, № 1; UDC 666.188.211:620.1 DOI: 10.2298/HEMIND091221032V; pp 239-245
  2. Stamenkovic D, Maksimović Katarina, Nikolić-Stanojević V., Maksimović S., Stupar S., Vasović I.; „Fatigue life estimation of notched structural components“, Strojniski vestnik- Journal of Mechanical Engineering 56(2010)12; UDC 629.7:620.178.3; pp 846-852.
  3. Stašević M., Maksimović S, Gerić K., Burzić Z., Vasović I.; FATIGUE CRACK PROPAGATION MODELS: NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL COMPARISONS; Journal- Technics Technologies Education Management(TTEM); ISSN 1840-1503; vol.7, No.2, 2012; pp 801-810.
  4. Ivana V. Vasovic, Stevan M. Maksimovic, Dragi P. Stamenkovic, Slobodan N.Stupar, Mirko S. Maksimovic, Gordana M. Bakic; FRACTURE MECHANICS ANALYSIS OF DAMAGED TURBINE ROTOR DISCS USING FINITE ELEMENT METHOD; Journal - THERMAL SCIENCE: Year 2013, Vol. 17, Suppl. 1, pp. S107 - S112; ISSN 2334-7163 (online edition); UDC 621; Izdavac -Society of Thermal Engineers of Serbia
  5. Marko Ristic, Ljiljana Radovanovic, Radica Prokic-Cvetkovic, Goran Otic, Jasmina Perisic, Ivana Vasovic, Increasing the energy efficiency of thermal power plant Kostolac B by the revitalization of ventilation mills, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy, ISSN 1556-7257, DOI: 10.1080/15567249.2015.1014977;


  1. Maksimovic S., Maksimovic K., Vasovic I., Optimal Design of Thin-walled Aircraft Structures Using Two-level Optimization Approach, SCIENTIFIC REVIEW, Series: Scientific and Engineering- Special Issue Nonlinear Dynamics S2 (2013) pp 359-372, (YUISSN 0350-2910).
  2. METHODOLOGY FOR RESIDUAL LIFE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS OF THE TOWER INSTALLATIONS FOR OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION; Milenko S. Staševic, Stevan Maksimovic, Katarina D. Geric, Mirko S. Maksimovic, Ivana Vasovic; This paper was presented at the Fourteenth Meeting “New Trends in Fatigue and Fracture” (NT2F14) Belgrade, Serbia, 15–18 September, 2014; STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY AND LIFE Vol. 14, No 2 (2014), pp. 125–132, http://divk.inovacionicentar.rs/ivk/ivk14/125-132-IVK2-2014-MS-SM-KG-MM-IV.pdf
  4. OPTIMAL DESIGN OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS, OPTIMIZACIJA ELEMENATA VAZDUHOPLOVNIH KONSTRUKCIJA; Katarina Maksimović, Ivana Vasović, Mirko Maksimović,Dragi Stamenković, Dragana Turnić; časopis INTEGRITET i vek konstrukcija : casopis Drustva za integritet i vek konstrukcija = Structural Integrity and Life : journal of the Society for Structural Integrity and Life; 2017; (rad prihvaćen za štampu); ISSN 1451-3749;
  5. Mirko S. Maksimović, Ivana V. Vasović, Katarina S. Maksimović, Nataša Trišović, Stevan M. Maksimović; Residual Life Estimation of Cracked Aircraft Structural Components; FME Transactions; VOL. 46, No 1, 2018; pp 124-128; doi:10.5937/fmet1801124M; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrade; 


  1. Analiza čvrstoće elemenata avionskih konstrukcija sa aspekta mehnike loma primenom konačnih elemenata; Katarina Maksimović; Ivana Vasović; Međunarodni miisimpozijum „Mehanika loma i numeričke metode“; Matematički institut SANU; Beograd 16 novembar 2016.; Matematički institut SANU i SVEN Niš; pp. 43-44; ISBN 978-86-7746-628-2


  1. Tanasković J., Lučanin V., Vasović I., Golubović S., „Experimental research of a collision energy absorber of a passenger train“, 26th Danubia-Adria Symposium, Proceedings, pp 225-226 Montanuniversitat Leoben, Austria, 2009.
  2. Marina Kutin, Slavica Ristic, Mirjana Puharic, Ivana Vasovic and Milan Proklab; „TESTING OF BUTT WELDED THIN STEEL SHEET BY CLASSICAL METHOD AND THERMOGRAPHY“; 4th international conference, ISIM, Romania, 10-11 June 2010.
  3. M. Kutin, S. Ristić, N. Radović, I. Vasović ; „APPLICATION OF THERMOGRAPHY TO ANALYSIS OF THERMAL STRESS FOR COMPACT TENSILE SPECIMEN“. Processing 2010, Palić. 2–4. jun 2010.
  4. M. Prokolab, Z. Milutinović, N. Marković, D. Jovanović, M. Prvulović, J. Ignjatović, I. Vasović; Diagnosing stress state on the welded structure P frame of rotary excavator obtained by thermography, tensometry and fracture mechanics methods; 5th International Conference- Innovative Technologies for Joining Advanced Materials; ISIM, Timisoara, Romania, June 16- 17, 2011.
  5. Marina Kutin, Ivana Vasovic, Mirko Maksimovic, Marko Ristic; PREDICTION OF RESIDUAL LIFE ASSESMENT USING THERMOGRAPHY AND CRACK GROWTH ANALYSIS; Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 157-158 (2012) pp 202-209 (2012) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.157-158.202; TR 34028
  6. M.Ristić, M.,Kočić, M.,Vasović, I.,Milutinoić, Z.,Ilic, O.,Obradović, J.; TESTING THE STABILITY OF PORTAL CRANE; I International Conference - Process Technology And Environmental Protection (PTEP 2011); Technical faculty “Mihajlo Pupin”, Zrenjanin, University of Novi Sad; ISBN: 978-960-98780-6-7; COBISS. SR-ID 267866119; pp 124 – 131.
  7. Maksimović S., Vasović I., Maksimović M., Đurić M.; RESIDUAL LIFE ESTIMATION OF DAMAGED STRUCTURAL COMPONENTSUSING LOW-CYCLE FATIGUE PROPERTIES; Third Serbian (28th Yu) Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Vlasina lake, Serbia, 5-8 July 2011; Serbian Society of Mechanics, Belgrade; ISBN: 978-86-909973-3-6; COBISS:SR-ID 187662860; 2011; pp 605 – 617; TR 35045
  8. Maksimović S.,Vasović, I., Burzić M, Đurić M.;DETERMINATION OF FRACTURE MECHANICS PARAMETERS AND RESIDUAL LIFE OF CRACKED STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS; 8th International Scientific Conference on Production Engineering DEVELOPMENT AND MODERNIZATION OF PRODUCTION - RIM Conference, University in Bihac 2011,ISSN:9958-624-16-8 pp121-126.
  9. Stevan Maksimović, Ivana Vasović, Mirko Maksimović; SOME ASPECTS TO DESIGN OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES WITH RESPECTS TO FATIGUE AND FRACTURE MECHANICS; 10 Anniversary International Conference on Accomplishments in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Banja Luka; ISBN:978-99938-39-36-1; 2011; pp 191 – 201.
  10. S. Maksimović, I. Vasovic, M. Maksimovic, M. Djuric; COMPUTATION METHODS AND SOFTWARE IN FATIGUE LIFE ESTIMATIONS OF STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS UNDER GENERAL LOAD SPECTRUM; ICDM - First International Conference on Damage Mechanics , Belgrade, Serbia; June 25- 27 2012. Pp 213- 216.; TR 34028
  11. Stevan Maksimovic, Marija Blazic, Ivana Vasovic, Mirjana Djuric, Mirko Maksimovic; STRENGTH ANALYSIS OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES WITH RESPECTS TO FATIGUE; OTEH 2012; 5th International Scientific Conference on Defensive Technologies, Belgrade, Serbia; September 18- 19 2012. pp 75- 79.
  12. Stevan Maksimović, Ivana Vasović, Mirko Maksimović, Mirjana Đurić; IMPROVED COMPUTATION METHOD TO FATIGUE AND FRACTURE MECHANICS ANALYSIS OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES, , Fourth Serbian (29th Yu) Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, 4-7 June 2013, pp 335-340;
  13. Srđa Perković, Marija Blažić, Slobodanka Boljanović, Ivana Vasović, Vanja Stefanović; DETERMINATION OF CRACK GROWTH TRAJECTORY:EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL COMPARISONS, Fourth Serbian (29th Yu) Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, 4-7 June 2013, pp 377-382 OI 174001 I TR 35045
  14. Branko Škorić, Milan Arsenović, Marina Kutin, Ivana Vasović, Marko Ristić, Zlatan Milutinović, THERMOGRAPHY AND NUMERICAL SIMULATION WITH RESPECTS TO STRESS STATE AND FRACTURE OF CONTINUOS CAST SPECIMENS MADE OF BRONZE ALLOY, Fourth Serbian (29th Yu) Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, 4-7 June 2013, pp 485-490.
  15. Stevan Maksimović, Ivana Vasović, Mirko Maksimović, Mirjana Đurić; ANALYSIS OF AICRAFT STRUCTURES WITH RESPECTS TO FATIGUE AND FRACTURE MECHANICS; 11 International Conference on Accomplishments in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology DEMI2013; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Banja Luka, 30th May - 01thJune 2013. http://ekonferencije.com/hr/rad/analysis-of-aicraftstructures/ 1861#.Vfv6lpfNlDI


  1. Managementul Riscului Industrial; Marko Ristic, Ivana Vasovic, Horia Dascau, Milan Prokolab, Sandu Crasteti, Alin Constantin Murariu, Zlatan Milutinovic, Lorand Kun, Monica Buzdugan, Constantin Marta; 2016; ISBN 978-973-52-1672-6

Development solutions

  1. Катарина Максимовић, Миодраг Јанковић, Стеван Максимовић, Владимир Зељковић, Драган Милосављевић, Ивана Васовић; „Процена преосталог века конструкција применом густине енергије деформације“; http://www.fink.rs/sajt/Downloads/tehnicka_resenja/TR-55.pdf
  2. Катарина Максимовић, Миодраг Јанковић, Стеван Максимовић, Владимир Зељковић, Драган Милосављевић, Ивана Васовић; „П2_ГЕД СОФТВЕР ЗА ПРОЦЕНУ ПРЕОСТАЛОГ ВЕКА КОНСТРУКЦИЈА КОРИСТЕћИ МЕТОД ГУСТИНЕ ЕНЕРГИЈЕ ДЕФОРМАЦИЈЕ“; http://www.fink.rs/sajt/Downloads/tehnicka_resenja/TR-56.pdf
  3. Bore Jegdić, Biljana Bobić, Ivana Vasović, Dodavanje azota zaštitnom gasu u cilju povećanja otpornosti prema piting koroziji zavarenih spojeva nerđajućih čelika klase CrNi18-10, IHTM, Beograd 2017.


English language

Membership in professional bodies

  1. Membership of Society for the Improving of Welding in Serbia (DUZS),
  2. Membership of Serbian Society of Mechanics SSM
  3. Membership in the program committee of international conferences of Serbian Society of Mechanics- FOURTH SERBIAN (29TH YU ) CONGRESS ON THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS, 4TH -7TH OF JUNE 2013, HOTEL BREZA - VRNJAČKA BANJA, SERBIA