Marko Simeunović, PhD

University of Donja Gorica · Oktoih 1, 81 000 Podgorica, Montenegro name.surname@udg.edu.me

Assistan proffesor at Faculty for Information System and Technologies and Faculty of Applied Science. Experienced researcher in Digital Signal Processing, Internet of Things and Embedded Systems.


Experience

Assistant Professor

University of Donja Gorica, Faculty for Information Systems and Technologies

Courses: Java, Informatics II, Business Informatics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences III, Programming and Algorithms, Electrical Engineering, Signals and Systems, Information Systems, Business Decision Making Information Systems, Business Information Systems and Technologies, Project for Customer, Digital Signal Processing, Mathematics Modeling.

2017 - Present

Lecturer

University of Donja Gorica, Faculty for Information Systems and Technologies

Courses: Java, Mathematics and Business Decision Making.

2016 - 2017

PostDoc researcher

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Development of pattern recognition and image processing algorithms within BIO-ICT project.

2016 - 2016

PostDoc researcher

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

ICT Researcher and Research Developer specialized for e-service engineering within ForeMont project.

2014 - 2016

Lecturer

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy

Course: Geographic Information Systems.

2015 - 2015

Teaching/research assistant

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Courses: Basics of Computer Engineering II, Programming Principles, Computer programming I, Computer Programming II, Signals and Systems, Web Design PHP & MySQL, Digital Image Processing, Object Oriented Software Design, Programing for Applications - VBA, Adaptive Discrete Systems and Neural Networks, Mathematics in Computer Sciences (advanced course) and Web Programming – Java.

2008 - 2014

Education

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy
Computer Science - Digital Signal Processing
December 2009 - April 2013

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Master of Science
Computer Science - Digital Signal Processing
September 2008 - December 2009

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Degree of Specialist
Electronic, Telecommunication and Computer Science
September 2007 - June 2008

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Science
Electronic, Telecommunication and Computer Science
September 2004 - June 2007

Research Interests

Time-frequency signal analysis
Parameter estimation
Statistical and array signal processing
Genetic algorithm application
Search optimization
Radar and sonar signal processing
Programming
Internet of things
Multispectral image processing

Publications

International journals:
  1. I. Djurović, C. Ioana, T. Thayaparan, LJ. Stanković, P. Wang, V. Popović and M. Simeunović, "Cubic phase function evaluation for multicomponent signals with application to SAR imaging", IET Signal Processing, vol. 4, no. 4, August 2010, pp. 371-381. Link
  2. M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "CPF-HAF estimator of polynomial phase signals", Electronics Letters, vol. 47, no. 17, August 2011, pp. 965-966. Link
  3. I. Djurović, S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović, P. Raković and B. Barkat, "An Efficient Joint Estimation of Wideband Polynomial-Phase Signal parameters and Direction-of-Arrival in Sensor Array", EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2012, no. 1, February 2012, pp. 43. Link
  4. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović and B. Lutovac, "Are genetic algorithms useful for the parameter estimation of FM signals?", Digital Signal Processing, vol. 22, no. 6, December 2012, pp. 1137-1144. Link
  5. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović, S. Djukanović and P. Wang, "A Hybrid CPF-HAF Estimation of Polynomial-Phase Signals: Detailed Statistical Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 10, October 2012, pp. 5010-5023. Link
  6. M. Simeunović, I. Djurović and S. Djukanović, "A novel refinement technique for 2-D PPS parameter estimation", Signal Processing, vol. 94, January 2014, pp. 251-254. Link
  7. I. Djurović, V. Lukin, M. Simeunović and B. Barkat, "Quasi maximum likelihood estimator of polynomial phase signals for compressed sensed data", International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 68, no. 7, July 2014, pp. 631-636. Link
  8. M. Simeunović, and I. Djurović, "Non-uniform sampled cubic phase function", Signal Processing, vol. 101, August 2014, pp. 99-103. Link
  9. I. Djurović, LJ. Stanković and M. Simeunović, "Robust time-frequency representation based on the signal normalization and concentration measures", Signal Processing, vol. 104, 2014, pp. 424-431. Link
  10. I. Djurović, A. A. Zelensky, V. V. Lukin, A. A. Roenko and M. Simeunović, "Robust discrete Fourier transform advantages and applications", Physical Bases of Instrumentation, vol. 2014, no. 1. Link
  11. LJ. Stanković, I. Djurović, S. Stanković, M. Simeunović, S. Djukanović and M. Daković, "Instantaneous Frequency in Time-Frequency Analysis: Concept and Estimation Algorithm", Digital Signal Processing, vol. 35, December 2014, pp. 1-13. Link
  12. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Combined HO-CPF and HO-WD PPS Estimator", Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 9, no. 6, September 2015, pp. 1395-1400. Link
  13. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović and S. Djukanović, "Instantaneous frequency and polynomial phase parameter estimation using linear time-frequency representations", Time-Frequency Signal Analysis and Processing: A Comprehensive Review, editor, B. Boashash, Elsevier, March 2015, pp. 615-622. Link
  14. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Parameter estimation of non-uniform sampled polynomial-phase signals using the HOCPF-WD", Signal Processing, vol. 106, January 2015, pp. 253-258. Link
  15. M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Parameter estimation of multi-component 2D polynomial-phase signals using the 2D PHAF-based approach", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 3, February 2016, pp. 771-782. Link
  16. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Resolving aliasing effect in the QML estimation of PPSs", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 3, July 2016. Link
  17. R. A. Kozhemiakin, V. V. Lukin, S. K. Abramov, M. Simeunović, B. Djurović and I. Djurović, "An approach to prediction and providing of compression ratio for DCT-based coder applied to multichannel remote sensing data", Telecommunications and Radio Engineering, vol. 75, no. 14, November 2016, pp. pages 1255-1269. Link
  18. P. Raković, M. Simeunović, and I. Djurović, "On improvement of joint estimation of DOA and PPS coefficients impinging on ULA", Signal Processing, vol. 134, 2017, pp. 209-213. Link
  19. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović, and P Wang, "Cubic phase function: a simple solution to polynomial phase signal analysis", Signal Processing , vol. 135, 2017, pp. 48-66. Link
  20. I. Djurović, V. Popović-Bugarin, and M. Simeunović, "The STFT-based estimator of micro-Doppler parameters", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 3, 2017, pp. 1273-1283. Link
  21. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Review of the quasi maximum likelihood estimator for polynomial phase signals", Digital Signal Processing, vol. 72, 2018, pp. 59-74. Link
  22. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Estimation of higher-order polynomial phase signals in impulsive noise", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 54, no. 4, 2018, pp. 1790-1798. Link
  23. I. Djurović, P Wang, M. Simeunović and P. V. Orlik, "Parameter estimation of coupled polynomial phase and sinusoidal FM signals", Signal Processing, vol. 149, 2018, pp. 1-13. Link
  24. I. Djurović, and M. Simeunović, "Parameter estimation of 2D polynomial phase signals using non-uniform sampling and 2D CPF", IET Signal Processing, vol. 12, no. 9, 2018, pp. 1140-1145. Link
  25. M. Simeunović, I. Djurović and A. Pelinković, "Parametric estimation of 2D cubic phase signals using high-order Wigner distribution with genetic algorithm", Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 30, no. 1, 2019, pp. 451-464. Link
  26. V. N. Ivanović, N. Radović, I. Djurović, and M. Simeunović, "Hardware implementation of the quasi maximum likelihood estimator core for polynomial phase signals", IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, vol. 13, no. 2, 2019, pp. 131-138. Link
  27. M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "A method for efficient maximization of PPS estimation functions", Digital Signal Processing, vol. 84, 2019, pp. 38-45. Link
  28. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović and P. Raković, "Quasi maximum-likelihood estimator of PPS on the uniform linear array", Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing, vol. 38, no. 10, 2019, pp. 4874–4889. Link
  29. B. Barkat, M. Ali, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "A configuration with several linear subarrays for the joint estimation of the apparent velocity & direction of propagation of a seismic wave", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 184, no. 1, 2020, pp. 1-11. Link
  30. N. Radović, V. N. Ivanović, I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Multi-core hardware realization of the QML PPS estimator", IET Computers & Digital Techniques, 2020. Link
  31. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović, and V. V. Lukin, "Estimating DOA and PPS parameters of signal received by ULA in heavy noise environment", Journal of Electrical Engineering, vol. 71, no. 3, 2020, pp. 171–180. Link
International conferences:
  1. I. Djurović i M. Simeunović, "Izvođenje izraza za bias i varijansu kubične fazne funkcije", Etran, Vrnjačka Banja, jun 2009.
  2. N. Ponomarenko, V. Lukin, I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Pre-filtering of multichannel remote sensing data for agricultural bare soil field parameter estimation", BioSense09, Novi Sad, October 2009.
  3. I. Djurović, P. Wang, C. Ioana and M. Simeunović, "Cubic Phase Function For Two-Dimensional Polynomial-Phase Signals", EUSIPCO 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, 2010.
  4. V. Lukin, S. Abramov, V. Zabrodina, D. Kurkin, A. Roenko, I. Djurović, M. Simeunović, "Automation of processing multichannel remote sensing images from spaceborne sensors", 9th International Seminar on Mathematical Models & Modeling in Laser-plasma processes, Petrovac 2011 (rad prezentiran).
  5. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Estimation Refinement Techniques for the Cubic Phase Function", TELFOR 2011, Beograd, November 2011.
  6. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Refinement in the estimation of multicomponent polynomial-phase signals", Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP-2012, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 3957-3960, March 2012.
  7. I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Recent advances in the estimation of the polynomial-phase signals", MECO 2012, Bar, June 2012.
  8. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Efficient Parameter Estimation of Polynomial-Phase Signals Impinging on a Sensor Array", MECO 2012, MECO 2012, Bar, June 2012.
  9. M. Simeunović, S. Djukanović and I. Djurović, "A Fine Search Method for the Cubic-Phase Function-Based Estimator", EUSIPCO 2012, Bucharest, Romania.
  10. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "A low-complexity robust estimation of multiple wideband polynomial-phase signals in sensor array", ISPA 2013, September 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy.
  11. A. Pelinković, S. Djukanović, I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "A frequency domain method for the carrier frequency offset estimation in OFDM systems", ISPA 2013, September 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy.
  12. A. A. Roenko, V. V. Lukin, I. Djurović and M. Simeunović, "Estimation of parameters for generalized Gaussian distribution", 2014 International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing: Special Session on Information Theoretic Methods in Signal Processing, May 21-23, 2014, Athens, Greece.
  13. M. Simeunović, S. Djukanović, and I. Djurović, "Quasi-maximum likelihood estimator of multiple polynomial-phase signals", International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing 2014 (ICASSP 2014), May 4-9, 2014, Florence, Italy, accepted for presentation.
  14. A. A. Roenko, V. V. Lukin I. Djurović, and M. Simeunović, "Overview of shape parameter estimators for generalized Gaussian distribution", Proceedings of the International Conference TCSET’2014 dedicated to the 170th anniversary of Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv-Slavske, Ukraine February 25 – March 1, 2014.
  15. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Parametric estimation of multi-line parameters based on SLIDE algorithm", EUSIPCO 2014, September 1-5, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  16. S. Djukanović and M. Simeunović, "Adaptive order selection in quasi-maximum likelihood-based IF estimation", 22st Telecommunications Forum TELFOR 2014, November 25-27, 2014, Belgrade, Serbia.
  17. A. Mihailović, M. Simeunović, N. Lekić and M. Pejanović-Djurišić, "A strategy for deploying diverse sensor-based networks as an evolution towards integrated Internet of Things and Future Internet", 22st Telecommunications Forum TELFOR 2014, November 25-27, 2014, Belgrade, Serbia.
  18. I. Djurović, E. Sejdić, N. Bulatović and M. Simeunović, "An analysis of spectral transformation techniques on graphs", Proc. SPIE 9484, Compressive Sensing IV, May 14, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
  19. S. Djukanović, M. Simeunović and I. Djurović, "Highly non-stationary interference suppression in direct sequence spread-spectrum systems", 38th International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing, July 9-11, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  20. M. Simeunović, A. Mihailović and M. Pejanović-Djurišić, "Setting up a multi-purpose internet of things system", 23rd Telecommunications Forum TELFOR 2015, November 24-26, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia.
  21. A. Mihailović, M. Sumeunović and M. Pejanović-Djurišić, "Analysis of deployment options to enhance horizontal information sharing and networking in Internet of Things", Global Wireless Summit (GWS 2016, November 27-30, 2016, Aarhus, Denmark.
  22. V. Abramova, S. S. Krivenko, V. V. Lukin, I. Djurović, M. Simeunović, and B. Vozel, "Blind Evaluation of noise characteristics in multi-channel Images exploiting inter-channel correlation", Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing (MECO) 2017, 11-15 June, Bar, Montenegro.
  23. R. Kozhemiakin, S. Abramov, V. V. Lukin, B. Djurović, I. Djurović, and M. Simeunović, "Strategies of SAR image lossy compression by JPEG2000 and SPIHT", Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing (MECO) 2017, 11-15 June, Bar, Montenegro.
  24. T. Popović, M. Simeunović, and S. Šandi, "Towards an IoT solution for anti-counterfeiting protection in wine industry", 1st International Mediterranean Natural Sciences and Engineering Congress (MENSEC2017), 19-22 October 2017, Podgorica, Montenegro.
  25. N. Radović, I. Djurović, V. N. Ivanović, and M. Simeunović, "System for QML algorithm realization", 7th Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing, MECO 2018, 10-14 June, Budva, Montenegro.
  26. M. Simeunović, and I. Djurović, "Recent progress in parametric/nonparametric estimation of FM signals", New trends in digital signal processing with applications, Montenegrin Academy of Science and Arts, 11. June 2018, Podgorica, Montenegro.
Domestic journals:
  1. I. Djurović i M. Simeunović, "Primjena genetičkih algoritama u estimaciji parametara polinomijalno-faznih signala", ETF Journal of Electrical Engineering, vol. 19, no. 1, Oktobar, 2011.
  2. I. Djurović, M. Simeunović i S. Djukanović, "Združena estimacija dolaznog ugla i parametara polinomijalno faznih signala primljenih antenskom rešetkom", Glasnik OPN CANU, vol. 20, 2014.
Domestic conferences:
  1. I. Đurović, M. Simeunović i V. Popović, "Primjena modifikovane kubične funkcije u estimaciji parametara SAR signala", IT 2009, Žabljak, mart 2009.
  2. M. Simeunović, M. Daković i I. Đurović, "Primjena MPI za određivanje izraza za bias i varijansu kubične fazne funkcije", IT 2010, Žabljak, mart 2010.
  3. M. Simeunović, I. Đurović i S. Đukanović, "Neuniformno odabrana kubična fazna funkcija", IT 2013, Žabljak, februar 2013.
  4. A. Pelinković, I. Đurović, M. Simeunović i S. Đukanović, "Estimator parametara polinomijalno-faznih signala zasnovan na Wigner-ovoj distribuciji", IT 2013, Žabljak, februar 2013.
  5. S. Šandi, S. Radonjić, J. Drobnjak, M. Simeunović, B. Stamatović, and T. Popović, "Smart tags for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting in wine industry", IT 2018, Žabljak, February, 2018.
Thesis:
  1. M. Simeunović, "Poboljšanja kod kubične fazne funkcije za estimaciju parametara FM signala", M. Sc. thesis, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, 2009.
  2. M. Simeunović, "Razvoj estimatora polinomijalno-faznih signala sa naprednim tehnikama za pretraživanje parametara", Ph. D. thesis, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, 2013.

Projects

Application of biosensors in authentication, quality and food safety testing (role: Head of the team, type: H2020 support)
2020 - 2021
ECOMON – Internet of Things Laboratory for Real-Time Ecological Monitoring (role: Member of the team, type: IPA project)
2020 - 2022
Centre of Excellence for Digitalization of Microbial Food Safety Risk Assessment and Quality Parameters for Accurate Food Authenticity Certification (role: Member of the team, type: Centre of Excellence)
2020 - 2023
Smart milk monitoring system (role: Head of the team, type: National innovative project)
2020 - 2022
DEMETER (role: Member of the team, type: H2020 research project)
2019 - 2022
Digital Transformation of Agriculture and Food Supply Chain in Montenegro (role: Member of the team, type: National research project)
2019 - 2021
Real-Time Environmental Parameters Monitoring System (role: Head of the team, type: National innovative project)
2019 - 2020
Joining to EUREF Permanent Network with Multi GNSS CORS Stations in Montenegro (role: Member of the team, type: National innovative project)
2019 - 2020
HoneyTag – Brand protection and Quality Improvement for Montenegrin Honey (role: Head of IT team, type: H2020 research project)
2018 - 2019
School-to-Work Transition for Higher education students with disabilities in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina (role: Member of the team, type: Erasmus+ project)
2018 - 2018
TagItWine Pilot for Brand Protection and Anti- Counterfeiting in Wine Industry (role: Member of the team, type: H2020 research project)
2017 - 2018
Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems (role: Member of the team, type: Erasmus+ project)
2016 - 2018
BIO-ICT Centre of Excellence (role: Member of the team, type: Centre of Excellence)
2016 - 2016
Efficient Processing and Analysis of Medical Images using GPGPU Technology (role: Member of the team, type: Bilateral project - Montenegro - Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2014 - 2016
Fostering Innovation Based Research for e-Montenegro (role: Member of the team, type: FP7 research project)
2014 - 2016
Intelligent Search Optimization Techniques with Application to Parameter Estimation, Communications and Power Systems (role: Member of the team, type: National research project)
2012 - 2015
Multiparameter optimization for signal estimation and filtering (role: Member of the team, type: National research project)
2008 - 2011

Skills

Great experience in implementation of scientific research projects
Years of experience in signal and image processing
Network algorithms development
Experience in algorithm optimization, especially in metaheuristic search strategies
Great experience in Internet of Things concepts implementation
Great experience in:
  • C/C++
  • Matlab/Octave
  • Visual Basic for Applications
  • JAVA
  • PHP & MYSQL
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • iOS and Android programming
  • Arduino programming
  • Phyton

Memberships and Awards

Memberships:
Associate Editorial Board Member of Current Chinese Science Journal (Field: Signal Processing)
2020 - present
Representative of Montenegro in Governing Board of European High-Performance Computing (EuroHPC) Joint Undertaking
2019 - present
Member of Committee for information communication technologies, Montenegrin Academy of Science and Arts
2019 - present
Member of Centre of Young Researchers and Artists, Montenegrin Academy of Science and Arts
2019 - present
Member of sector commission for natural sciences - Montenegro Qualification Framework
2017 - present
Member of coordination team for realization of Strategy of education of teachers in Montenegro
2017 - present
Member of Centre of Young Researchers, Montenegrin Academy of Science and Arts
2015 - 2018
Member of IEEE
2014 - 2017
Student Member of IEEE
2009 - 2013
Reviewer in the following journals:
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems
  • Signal Processing Elsevier
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing
  • IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation
  • Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  • IET Communications
  • IEEE Sensor Journal
  • Sensors
  • Batteries
Awards:
  • 2007: Best student award at University of Montenegro, Electrical Engineering Department
  • 2013: Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts - Award for outstanding scientific achievements