Dr. Zoran Vojinovic

Associate Professor of Urban Water Systems

Biography

Zoran Vojinovic is an Associate Professor of Urban Water Systems at UNESCO-IHE with over 20 years of combined on-the-ground and academic experience working in various aspects of water industry in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Zoran holds a Honorary Professor position at the Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, UK and he is a Visiting Professor at the School of Civil Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia. He is also Guest Faculty at AIT Bangkok, Thailand. Zoran leads the EC funded FP7 PEARL project which aims to develop adaptive and resilient sociotechnical risk management measures and strategies for coastal cities against extreme hydro-meteorological events (http://www.pearl-fp7.eu/).

Zoran is Editor in Chief for Journal of Hydroinformatics and he authored/co-authored four books, over 100 journal and conference papers, book chapters, and professional engineering reports.

Publications

JOURNAL PAPERS

Abdullah, A.F., Vojinovic, Z. and Price, R.K., 2011, Improved Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling - Accounting for Elevated Roads and Bridges, Journal of Hydroinformatics, (Accepted, In Press).

Abdullah, A.F., Vojinovic, Z. and Price, R.K., 2011, A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support 1D/2D Urban Flood Modelling Framework, Journal of Hydroinformatics, (Accepted, In Press).

Z. Vojinovic, S.D. Seyoum, J.M. Mwalwaka and R.K. Price, 2011, Effects of Model Schematization, Geometry and Parameter Values on Urban Flood Modelling, Water Science and Technology, 63(3), 462-467, IWA Publishing.

Barreto, W., Vojinovic, Z., Price, R.K. and Solomatine, D.P., 2010, A Multi-objective Evolutionary Approach for Rehabilitation of Urban Drainage Systems, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Volume 136, Issue 5, pp. 547-554 (September/October 2010).

Vojinovic, Z., 2010, Supporting Flood Disaster Management with Numerical Modelling and Spatial Mapping Tools, International Journal of Geoinformatics, Volume 5, Number 4, pp. 33-40.

Abbott, M.B. and Vojinovic, Z., 2010, Realising Social Justice in Water Sector: Part 1, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol 12, No 1, pp 110–130.

Abbott, M.B. and Vojinovic, Z., 2010, Realising Social Justice in Water Sector: Part 2, Journal of Hydroinformatics, Vol 12, No 2, pp 225–239.

Mynett, A., and Vojinovic, Z., 2009, Hydroinformatics in multi-colours – part red: Urban Flood and Disaster Management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 11.3-4, 166-180.

Vojinovic, Z., 2009, Supporting Flood Disaster Management with Numerical Modelling and Geoinformatics Tools, Journal of Geoinformatics, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp 33-41.

Vojinovic, Z., and Tutulic, D., 2009, On the use of 1D and coupled 1D-2D approaches for assessment of flood damages in urban areas, Urban Water Journal, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp. 183–199.

BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS

R.K. Price and Vojinovic, Z., 2010, Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management, IWA Publiching.

Vojinovic, Z. and M.B. Abbott, 2011, Flood Risk and Social Justice: From Hydroinformatics of Quantities to Hydroinformatics of Qualities, IWA Publiching.

Slobodan Djordjevic, Zoran Vojinovic, Richard Dawson, Dragan A. Savic, Chapter 7: Flood Modelling in Urban Areas, In: Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Management (Keith Beven and Jim Hall, Eds), 2010.

Solomatine, D.P. and Vojinovic, Z., 2008, Randomised Search Optimisation Algorithms and Their Application in the Rehabilitation of Urban Drainage Systems, In: Practical Hydroinformatics (Abrahart, See and Solomatine, Eds), ISBN: 978-3-540-79880-4.

Vojinovic, Z., 2007, Urban Drainage Asset Management, Chapter in EDUCATE: A text book for Internet based MSc course on Water Resources and Environmental Management, (Maksimovic, C., ed.), Taylor & Francis, 2007.

Vojinovic, Z. and Solomatine, D.P., 2009, Asset Management and Model-based Optimisation of Urban Drainage Systems”, Chapter in UNESCO IHP VI programme: Integrated Urban Water Management in Temperate Climates, (Maksimovic, C., ed.), Taylor & Francis, (In Press).

Vojinovic, Z., Towards a New Business Model in Hydrpoinformatics, In: From a Knowledge Society to an Undestanding Society, Chapter 5, Eds: M.B. Abbott, J. Chambers, C. C. Hing, 2005 Winter School, European Institute for Industrial Leadership, Knowledge Engineering BVBA, ISBN No. 0-9548989-1-5.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Abbott, M.B. and Vojinovic, Z, 2010, Towards a hydroinformatics for china, 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tianjin, China, 7-10 September.

S. Seyoum, Z. Vojinovic, R. K. Price, 2010, Urban pluvial flood modeling: development and application, 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tianjin, China, 7-10 September.

A. Sanchez, Z. Vojinovic, R. K. Price, 2010, Planning urban water systems: modeling using cellular automata and numerical models, 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tianjin, China, 7-10 September.

Z. Vojinovic, H. Matungulu, A. Sanchez, S. Seyoum, W. Barreto, 2010, Multi-objective optimisation of urban drainage rehabilitation measures using evolutionary algorithms, 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tianjin, China, 7-10 September.

Z. Vojinovic, S. Seyoum, M. H. Salum, J. M. Mwalwaka, R. K. Price, A.K. Fikri, 2010, Modelling urban floodplain inundation with different spatial resolution and model parameterisation, 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Tianjin, China, 7-10 September.

Z. Vojinovic, S.D. Seyoum, J.M. Mwalwaka and R.K. Price, 2009, Effects of Model Schematization, Geometry and Parameter Values on Urban Flood Modelling, 8th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling, Tokyo, Japan, 7-11 September.

S.D. Seyoum, Z. Vojinovic and R.K. Price, 2009, Integrated modelling of urban wastewater systems, 8th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling, Tokyo, Japan, 7-11 September.

A.F. Abdullah, Z. Vojinovic, R.K. Price, A.A. Rahman, 2009, Lidar Filtering Algorithms and DTM Generation for Urban Flood Modelling Applications: Review of Current Algorithms and Filters Test, 8th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling, Tokyo, Japan, 7-11 September.

Barreto, W., Vojinovic, Z., Price, R.K. and Solomatine, D.P., 2008 Multi-tier Modelling of Urban Drainage Systems: Muti-objective Optimization and Parallel Computing, 11th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31st August – 5th September.

Vojinovic, Z., Ediriweera, J.C.W. and Fikri, A.A., 2008, An Approach to the Model-based Spatial Assessment of Damages Caused by Flash Floods, 11th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31st August – 5th September.

Vojinovic, Z. and Dagnachew, S., 2008, Integrated Urban Water Systems Modelling With a Simplified Surrogate Modular Approach, 11th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31st August – 5th September.