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Mirko Butkovic

Mirko Butkovic, mechanical engineer, researcher, educator. Recipient Town award Town of Karlovac, 1968, work medal Government of Yugoslavia, 1965.

Background

  • Butkovic, Mirko was born on September 21, 1936 in Karlovac, Yugoslavia. Son of Valentin and Katarina (Sostarac) Butkovic.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Zagreb University (Yugoslavia), 1961, M.S.M.E., 1971, Doctor of Philosophy. in Mechanical Engineering, 1976. Master of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1972. Designer Jugoturbina, Karlovac, Yugoslavia, 1962-1965, laboratory chief, 1965-1969, director research and development, 1970-1980, president research and development, since 1980.

      Assistant College of Karlovac, 1962-1965, lecturer, 1965-1980, professor, since 1980. Lecturer Zagreb University, since 1978.

    Career

    • Designer Jugoturbina, Karlovac, Yugoslavia, 1962-1965, laboratory chief, 1965-1969, director research and devel. Contributor articles to journals.

    Works

    • Author: Mechanics Handbook, 1978. Contributor articles to journals. and publications in field.

    Membership

    Member Reform Commission of Ministry Education, Zagreb, since 1980, Nuclear Commission, Jumel, Belgrade, since 1981. Member International Federation for Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (president Croatia branch 1981-1983), Association Engineers and Technicians of Yugoslavia, Zagreb Chamber of Commerce (energy commission since 1980).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jarnevic, January 6, 1962. Children– Mladen, Goran.
    • father: Valentin Butkovic
    • mother: Katarina (Sostarac) Butkovic
    • spouse: Barbara Jarnevic
    • children: Mladen Butkovic
    • Goran Butkovic
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    Born September 21, 1936