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 Milivoje M. KOSTIC, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
 Editor-in-Chief of Thermodynamics of Entropy Journal
Licensed Professional Engineer in State of Illinois (USA)


 DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2854, U.S.A.
 Web: www.kostic.niu.edu or Prof.MKostic.com
E-mail: kostic@niu.edu or preferred: Prof.M.Kostic@gmail.com
  Tel: (815) 753-9975 or (815) 414-2021; Fax: (815) 753-0416

  Prof. Kostic's Early Retirement and Start of a New Post-Retirement Career
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    Professor Kostic's teaching and research interests are in fundamentals and application of Thermodynamics (a science of energy, the Mother of All Sciences), Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and related fluid-thermal-energy sciences; with emphases on physical comprehension and creative design, experimental methods with computerized data acquisition, and CFD simulation; including nanotechnology and development of new-hybrid, POLY-nanofluids with enhanced properties, as well as development, analysis and optimization of fluids-thermal-energy components and systems in power-conversion, utilizations, manufacturing and material processing. Dr. Kostic came to Northern Illinois University in 1988 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he supervised and conducted a two-year research program, after working for some time in industry. Kostic has retired from regular duties in 2014, with plan to refocus and enhance his professional activities as a professor emeritus. Since 2015 Kostic is serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Thermodynamics of Entropy Journal.

    "Kostic’s unique synergy of philosophical, theoretical, computational and experimental approach, results in open mind, intense curiosity and sharp focus for identifying and analyzing natural and engineering phenomena with high motivation for problem identification, troubleshooting and solving."

    Kostic graduated  in 1975 (Dipl-Ing degree) with the University of Belgrade highest distinction (the highest GPA in ME program history). Then he worked as a researcher in thermal engineering and combustion at Belgrade-Vinca Institute for Nuclear Sciences, which then hosted the headquarters of the International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer, and later taught at the University of Belgrade in Serbia, ex-Yugoslavia (*). He came to the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1981 as a Fulbright grantee, where he received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 1984. Subsequently, Dr. Kostic worked several years in industry. In addition, he spent three summers as an exchange visitor in England, West Germany, and the former Soviet Union.

    Dr. Kostic has received recognized professional fellowships and awards, including multiple citations in Marquis' "Who's Who in the World" and "Who's Who in Science and Engineering."; the Fulbright Grant; NASA Faculty Fellowship; Sabbatical Semester at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory as a Guest Scientist; and the summer Faculty Research Participation Program at Argonne National Laboratory. He is a frequent reviewer of professional works and books in Thermodynamics and Experimental Methods. Dr. Kostic is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Illinois and a member of the ASME, ASEE, and AIP's Society of Rheology. He has a number of publications in refereed journals, including invited state-of-the-art chapters in the Academic Press series Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 19, and "Viscosity" in  CRC Press' Measurement, Instrumentation and Sensors Handbook; as well as invited reference articles: Work, Power, and Energy in Academic Press/Elsevier's Encyclopedia of Energy; Extrusion Die Design in Dekker's  Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing; and Energy: Global and Historical Background, and Physics of Energy, both in Taylor & Francis/CRC Press Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology. Professor Kostic is a senior member of the Graduate Faculty at Northern Illinois University (See C-Vita for more information).

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Prof. Kostic's Early Retirement and Start of a New Post-Retirement Career * Consulting and Advising
Kostic has retired from regular duties in 2014, with plan to refocus and enhance his professional activities, i.e., to start a new post-retirement career with emphases on national and international collaboration, including consulting and research, as well as 'motivational' speeches and lecturing.

Dr. Kostic's consulting and research interests are in the area of applied Fluid/Thermal/Energy sciences; with emphases on new technologies, experimental methods, creative design, and computer applications. Kostic has unique practical/theoretical synergy invaluable for troubleshooting and problem identification and solving (also he is a registered Professional Engineer - PE in Illinois and U.S. patent holder), including practical research experiences at NASA Glenn Research Center, Fermi National Laboratory, and Argonne National Laboratory (Nanofluids).
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Current Scholarly and Research Interest: Presentations and Manuscripts in Preparation:

·      Kostic, M., “Reflections on Sadi Carnot's 'Reflections on Motive Power of Fire' and Generalization of the Second law of Thermodynamics
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·      Kostic, M., “Reflections on Caloric Theory, Thermal Energy and Reversible Heat Transfer Concept,”
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·   Kostic, M., “Reflections on Thermodynamic Reversible Equivalency, Irreversible Energy Degradation and Exergy Loss including Gouy-Stodola Theorem
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·      Kostic, M., “Reflections on Entropy and the Second law of Thermodynamics: Meanings and Misconceptions
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·      Kostic, M., “Electromagnetic Nature of Thermal and Mechanical Mass-Energy Transfer Due to Photon Diffusive Re-Emission and Propagation,”
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·    Kostic, M., “Critical Issues in Nanofluids Research and Application Potentials,”
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More information at: www.kostic.niu.edu * Full C-Vita at: http://www.kostic.niu.edu/CVita/Kostic_C-Vita.pdf and Kostic's Profile in H-Thermo
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