!!Ivan Stojmenovic
Prof. Ivan Stojmenovic, an AE member from Serbia, passed away after a car accident in November 2014.
In addition to his affiliation at the University of Novi Sad in Serbia, he also held an affiliation at the University of Ottawa in Canada.
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At the list of Top Computer Scientists of the World, based on the Hirsch's h index, and maintained at the UCLA in the USA, with an h index of 59, he is currently rated among the top 200(the entire list uncludes only those with the h index equal or higher than 40, and includes about 800 researchers).
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This success should be viewed in the light of the following facts about the researcher on this list:
*1 Nobel Laureate
*7 Members of Academia Europaea
*19 Members of the USA National Academy of Science
*32 Laureates of the Turing Award
*71 Members of the USA National Academy of Engineering
*170 Fellows of the IEEE
*309 Fellows of the ACM
On this list, he was rated the best among four researchers of Serbian origine (Miodrag Potkonjak, UCLA, 56;
Zoran Obradovic, Temple, 41; and Maja Mataric, USC, 40).
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In the Academia Europaea, Serbia is now (2014) represented with three late members
(Stojmenovic, Mihajlovic, Markovic) and 11 living members (Vunjak-Novakovic, Stojkovic, Sijacki, Radovic-Markovic, Mesinger, Milutinovic, Mihaljevic, Mladenovic, Gutman, Cvetkovic, Bozovic).