Current position and functions:

  • Postdoc researcher
  • Head of Laboratory of Modeling and Optimization of Information Communication Networks and Services


ivan.forenbacher [at] fpz [dot] hr

Academic Social Networks

Education and training:

2016 -– PhD.

University of Zagreb

2009 -– dipl. ing.

University of Zagreb (Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences)



Undergraduate studies:

  • Telecommunications Networks Architecture
  • Switching Processes and Systems
  • Information Systems of Network Operators
  • Simulations in Traffic
  • Informations and Communications

Work expirience:

2010 -- Teaching assistant
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences at the University of Zagreb
2009 – 2010 -- Associate
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences at the University of Zagreb

Technical skills and awards:

Simulation, statistical modeling, econometrics, networking, programming

Cisco CCNA®, Riverbed Modeler, C, C#, J2ME


2015 -- Award for the best paper of the Conference TRDI 2015

2006 -- Rector's Award for the paper: "Interactive Application for Informing Students in Real Time via Mobile Terminal Devices"

Fields of interest:

  • Telecommunication networks and services
  • Information Communication Technologies

Science and practice activity:


2014 Research of Possibilities on Applying the IoT Concept to Improve the Safety Movement of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons along the Traffic Network

2013 – 2014 Information and Communication Services for the Movement along the Traffic Network by the Persons of Reduced and Difficult Mobility

Scientific Papers and Journal articles:
The author and co-author of more than 10 scientific papers in journals and proceedings of international conferences.

Important works:

Forenbacher, Ivan; Peraković, Dragan; Husnjak, Siniša. (2016.)
Hedonic modeling to explore the relationship of cell phone plan price and quality in Croatia. // Telematics and Informatics. Vol. 33 (4) , 4; pp.1057-1070.

Husnjak, Siniša; Forenbacher, Ivan; Bucak, Tino. (2015).
Evaluation of Eco-Driving Using Smart Mobile Devices. // Promet - Traffic & Transportation. Vol. 27 (4); pp. 335-344.

Husnjak, Siniša; Peraković, Dragan; Forenbacher, Ivan; Mumdziev, Marijan. (2015).
Telematics System in Usage Based Motor Insurance. // Procedia Engineering. Vol. 100 (2015) ; pp. 816-825.

The membership in associations:

TM Forum association