About me

Hi, I’m Daniel Hofman and I work as Assistant Professor at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing.

Look below at my interests, what I can offer you, my education, highlighted projects, my activities as a reviewer for projects and journals, my publications, honors and awards, and contact me 🙂

My Research Interests

  • Computer Architecture
  • Multi-core heterogeneous architectures, exascale computing
  • Network on Chip (NoC)
  • Multimedia processing
  • Mobile technologies, applications, and devices
  • Medical data visualisation
  • Innovative projects that use modern technologies

What can I offer to you?

  • Project proposal evaluation and writing (EU or national)
  • Project supervision, supervision of project implementation, etc.
  • Scientific research
  • ICT consultations, Technical consultations
  • Review of a book, paper or scientific research
  • Technical report writing
  • Various types of IT consultancy

Education

03/2015 PhD Degree in Computer Science
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
Thesis: Network on Chip Many-core Architectures for Multimedia Processing
Supervisors: Professor Mario Kovač, Ph.D., Professor José Flich Cardo, Ph.D.

07/2008 Master Degree in Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
Thesis: Text to Speech Conversion Software
Supervisor: Professor Siniša Fajt, Ph.D.

Highlighted projects

Ongoing: “EPI” (European Processor Initiative), HORIZON 2020 – FPA, www.european-processor-initiative.eu

Finished:

  • MANGO” (exploring Manycore Architectures for Next-GeneratiOn HPC systems), Horizon 2020-FET-HPC
  • JOOBEE” (Ict System for Connecting Seekers and Offerers of Jobs, Tasks and Skills), Eureka
  • ICTGEN” (Information and Communication Technology for the Generic and Energy Efficient Communication Solutions with Applications in e / m-Health), EU-structural funds Croatia
  • MIDOM” (Medical Imaging and Diagnostics on the Move), BICRO
  • CAREWELL” (Multi-level Integration for Patients with Complex Needs), European project – CIP ICTPSP
  • S.W.A.T.” (Sites of Web Assesment Tools), Eureka
  • E2LP” (Embedded Computer Engineering Learning Platform), FP7-ICT317882
  • AICCSS” (Architectures of Integrated Computer and Communication Systems and Services), Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia
  • EECS” (European Education Connectivity Solution), FP6 research for SME-s
  • ISSX” (SmartX Information System”), Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia
    (for full list send me an e-mail)

Project reviewer

  • Expert evaluator for the H2020 call Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (H2020-MSCA-RISE)
  • Foreign expert for the Research Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • External evaluator for Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO)

Journal Reviewer

IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Central European Journal of Computer Science, Computing and Informatics, …

Publications

Google Scholar Profile
Croatian Scientific bibliography

Honors and awards

  • 2019 – IEEE Outstanding Branch Chapter Advisor Award
  • 2019 – IEEE Senior Member
  • 2018 – Roberto Giannini award for academic year 2017/18 for excellence in teaching and working with students
  • 2017 – Croatian Academy of Engineering Young scientist award “Vera Johanides”
  • 2016 – HiPEAC Technology Transfer Award

Teaching and Research Visits

  • Parallel Architectures Group, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain (November 2012, 6 months)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (June 2014)
  • Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain (May 2014)
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakóv, Poland (June 2014)
  • University of Pécs, Hungary (June 2014)
  • University of Novi Sad, Serbia (November 2014, 5 months)
  • Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal (April 2015)
  • North Carolina State University, USA (April 2017)

Employment

04/2018–Present Assistant Professor
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering

04/2015–04/2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering

12/2008–04/2015 Teaching and Research Assistant
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia)
Dept. of Control and Computer Engineering

Sports

Kitesurfing, snowboarding, inline skating, squash, karate, nanbudo, windsurfing, paragliding

Contact me

Business e-mail: daniel (dot) hofman (at) fer (dot) hr

Private e-mail: daniel (at) hofman (dot) hr

Business homepage: www.fer.unizg.hr/daniel.hofman

HPC Architecture and Application Research Center: hpc.fer.hr

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/hofmandaniel/

Backlink: daniel.hofman.hr

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