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Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ)

Member Academies

28 Kacic Street – PO Box 59 / HR-10 001 Zagreb Croatia

T. +385 1 49 22 559 | F. +385 1 49 22 569

hatz@hatz.hr
www.hatz.hr

Identity

Vladimir ANDROCEC
Chairman

Founding date: 1993
Number of members: 321
Number foreign members: 7
Management and Staff: 1 (full-time)
Annual Budget: 151.664 €
Financing and sources:
Government Support • 33.867 €
Industry • 29.905 €
Private funding • 5.334 €
Other • 82.558 € (Academic community support, activities)

Mission

Our objective is promoting technical sciences, gathering and encouraging co-operation of the scientists of different technical, biotechnical and other professions in order to support efficient scientific and economic development of Croatia without gaining any profit. (Article 1 of the HATZ Statute).

Our missions are
– To be a leading, creative and innovative multidisciplinary community of scientists in the field of engineering;
– To be efficient experts and contribute to the development of technical sciences and the transfer of technological knowledge important for the progress of the Croatian economy and the benefit of all people;
– To advocate safe and appropriate use of technology, to advocate environmental protection and the protection of people against its inappropriate use
– To promote professionalism and responsible behaviour with regard to highest ethical norms.

Activities of the HATZ
– Research and development within the field of technological sciences,
– Technological analysis and research,
– Encouraging and organizing scientific work,
– Drawing up scientific papers, expertises, feasibility studies and participating in projects,
– Discussing and expressing attitudes on current issues in science and economy,
– Organizing scientific conferences,
– Publishing activity,
– Cooperation with academies in Croatia and abroad,
– Transfer of knowledge.

Committees / Main working groups

Departments

– Department of Architecture and Urban Planning
– Department of Bioprocess Engineering
– Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
– Department of Power Systems
– Department of Civil Engineering and Geodesy
– Department of Graphical Engineering
– Department of Information Systems
– Department of Chemical Engineering
– Department of Communication Systems
– Department of Transport
– Department of Mining and Metallurgy
– Department of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
– Department of Systems and Cybernetics
– Department of Textile Technology

Standing committees

– Committee for Economic and Regional Cooperation
– Committee for International Cooperation
– Committee for the Awards
– Committee for Ethics
– Committee of the HATZ Foundation

Centers

– Biotechnical Center
– Center for Lifelong Education
– Center for Geoinformation and Cartography
– Center for Graphical Engineering
– Center for Development Studies and Projects
– Center for Environmental Protection and Development of Sustainable Technologies
– Center for Traffic Engineering

Highlights 2017/2018

HATZ major events in 2017 and other activities including bilateral relations with European institutions

– Publication of the Academy scientific editions: „Annual 2016 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering“ (in Croatian), HATZ, Zagreb, 2017 and „Engineering Power“ – Vols. 12(1) 2017, 12(2) 2017 and 12(3) 2017.
– Signing of Colaboration Agreement with Slovenian Academy of Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 2017.
– Organisation of numerous public events (symposia and workshops) and lectures of the international experts, such as Prof. Dr. Rajendrakumar Anayath, International member of HATZ, Vice Chancellor Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, India (“Bringing Agility in Technical Education to Sustain and Develop”), and Dr. sc. Tin Komljenović, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA (“Integrated Photonics for LIDAR and Communications“).
– We particularly emphasize that we organized several gatherings with a purpose to improve cooperation between science and economy
– Participation in Euro-CASE Board meeting in Paris, France, and CAETS 2017 convocation, Real Academia de Ingeniería (RAI), Madrid, Spain; visit to University of Seville in November 2017

 

HATZ major events in 2018 and other activities including bilateral relations with European institutions

– Publication of the Academy scientific editions: „Jubilee Annual 2017-2018 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering“ (in English), HATZ, Zagreb, 2018 and „Engineering Power“ – Vols. 13(1) 2018, 13(2) 2018 and 13(3) 2018.
– Organisation of numerous public events (symposia and workshops) and lectures of the international experts as part of the celebration of 25th Anniversary of the Academy
– We particularly emphasize that we organized several gatherings with a purpose to improve cooperation between science and economy
– Participation in Euro-CASE Board meeting in Paris, France, May 2018