prof. dr. sc. Gordan Gledec

Full professor, Department of Applied Computing

Function: dean, Department of Applied Computing

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Gordan Gledec is an Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Computing at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb (UNIZG-FER). He is serving as the Dean of the Faculty since October 2018.

He teaches several courses in Internet and World Wide Web technologies and Internet Security; his research interests include Internet technologies, web usability, human computer interaction and natural language processing.

He is an author of a chapter in the handbook „Basics of Network Architecture“ (2003) and an editor and co-author of chapters in the handbook „Telecommunications – technology and market“. He is co-author of the chapter „Spellchecker” in Wiley Encyclopaedia of Computer Science and Engineering. He is the recipient of the Silver Plaque “Josip Lončar” (2004) for the exceptional PhD thesis.

He mentored more than 120 student theses on all levels of study. He published more than 40 conference and journal papers. He was a researcher on more than 10 national and international scientific projects and projects with industry partners.

He is a member of IEEE. At UNIZG-FER he was chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee (2010-2014) and Vice Dean for Research (2014-2018).  In 2011-2013 he was a member of the Working Group for Information Strategy of the University of Zagreb and in 2013 he was a member of the Working Group for University of Zagreb's Quality Assurance Strategy. Since 2014 he is a member of the Technical Area Board at the University of Zagreb and since October 2018 he is a member of the University Senate. Since 2004 he is a member and since 2011 chairman of the Committee for Management of National TLD .hr.

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University undergraduate

University graduate

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

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  • Computers and information processing
    Web sites World Wide Web Cyberspace Domain Name System Internet Instant messaging Internet security Internet topology Web 2.0 Web services IP networks TCPIP Computer security Application security Authentication Computer crime Computer hacking Cross-site scripting Denial-of-service attack Distributed denial-of-service attack Identity management systems Internet security Password Phishing Internet
  • Systems, man, and cybernetics
    Human factors Natural languages Natural language processing Morphology User interfaces Data visualization Human computer interaction
  • Communications technology
    Cyberspace Domain Name System Google Internet IP networks Network security Network servers Instant messaging Internet security Internet topology Semantic Web Web 2.0 IP networks TCPIP Transport protocols Quality of experience IP networks Electronic mail Electronic messaging
  • Professional communication
    Web sites Web design Information security
  • Social implications of technology

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