MATHMET

The European Centre for
Mathematics and Statistics in Metrology

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Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Description

The Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina acts as National Metrology Institute of B&H. It comprises three main sectors responsible for the fields of industrial metrology, scientific metrology and legal metrology. The following metrology areas are covered within the scope of the existing laboratories: mass and related quantities - pressure and vacuum, volume and liquid flow, gas flow, density and viscosity of liquids, hardness; temperature and humidity; ionizing radiation; heat; dimensional quantities – length; electrical quantities; time and frequency; chemical quantities – quality of precious metals, quality of liquid fuels, quality of gaseous fuels and heavy metals. Verification laboratory covering seven different areas within legal metrology also operates within the Institute. The Institute is responsible for the enforcement of laws and bylaws and for research and development in the field of metrology. The Institute was a member of the EMRP and has actively participated in four JRP in the field of energy and environment. This trend continued through membership in the EMPIR where there are six currently running projects in various fields.
Key personnel of the stated laboratories participate in the creation of procedures for implementation and evaluation of interlaboratory comparisons and for the calculation of measurement uncertainty developing and using different statistical models. Department of Chemistry is active as a PT provider in relevant areas as disseminator of reference values with measurement uncertainty of the assigned values evaluated applying empirical models.
IMBiH has started closely to cooperate with MATHMET through proposed projects within the new EMPIR calls
 

Key personnel

Alen Bošnjaković

Alen Bošnjaković an expert advisor and technical manager at the Laboratory for mass and related quantities (part for pressure) of the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Responsible for the activities within laboratory at the level of preparation and analysis of technical documentation on metrological parameters of the research activities, requirements, conditions or characteristics of measuring instruments, methods or procedures in the laboratory, as well as International correspondence. He is active in preparation of the development and research project proposals within EURAMET bodies and through bilateral cooperation with other NMIs and external partners, as well as implementation of projects objectives. Implementation of the requirements of ISO 17025 and ISO 17020 to the achievement of accreditation certificate from national accreditation bodies of B&H.

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Vedran Karahodžić

Vedran Karahodžić, an expert assistant at the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina and an assistant at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo, where he finished his Bachelor and Masters degree. MA Karahodžić has a lot of awards in Mathematics and Physics, during Elementary and High School; as well as two Golden Badges from University of Sarajevo. During the last 5 years he achieved many engagements as member of the organizing committee, reviewer and session chair on conferences such as BIHTEL, ICAT and SIFI; in parallel to teaching at the university with both applied mathematics and engineering education background. MA Karahodžić has many national and international publications in the fields of Applied Mathematics, Network Management, Image Compression, Cryptography and Steganography.

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Katarina Hafner

Katarina Hafner, an expert advisor and quality manager at the Chemistry Department of the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Responsible for the activities within laboratory at the level of preparation and analysis of technical documentation on metrological parameters of the research activities, requirements, conditions or characteristics of measuring instruments, methods or procedures in the laboratory, as well as International correspondence. She is active in preparation of the development and research project proposals within EURAMET bodies and through bilateral cooperation with other NMIs and external partners, as well as implementation of projects objectives. Implementation of the requirements of ISO 17025 and ISO 17043 to the achievement of accreditation certificate from national accreditation bodies of B&H: BATA and Germany: DAkkS, respectively. She is currently involved on the ENG54 Metrology for Biogas JRP.

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Branko Vučijak

Branko Vučijak, an expert advisor at the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a professor at the Faculty of Mathematical Engineering, University of Sarajevo. Dr Vučijak has more than thirty three years of experience, most of that in the management in water and environment sector, in parallel to teaching at the university with both applied mathematics and engineering education background. During the last 20 years he achieved numerous engagements as project director, project manager in different capacity building, technical assistance and supervision oriented projects, with extensive experience in technical issues and project monitoring in the projects funded by international financial institutions i.e. EC, UNDP, USAID, WB, EBRD, SIDA, NORAD etc. Dr Vučijak has more than 80 national and international publications in the fields of Water Management, Environment Management, Operational and Financial Management and Multi-criteria Decision Making, Statistical Process Control, including two books on water management.

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