Full professor at Faculty of Maritime Studies University of Rijeka, and member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts , and Croatian Technical Academy. Head and founder of Rijeka Innovation Living Lab, member of European Network of Living Labs ( 4 wave) .Vas first president of Croatian Logistic Association and member of European Logistic Association (ELA). Founding member and coordinator of ALADIN, Alpe Adria University Initiative. From 1990 to 2014 member of Central European Initiative IT Task Force. Visiting profesor on masters on Universiity degli studi di Trieste, UNIAdrion (IT) and ph.d. study on Univerza v Mariboru, and ph.d. schools NITIM ( Network od Information technology and Innovation Management) and European Logistics Association ph.d. european logistics summer school 2015. Member of significant international conferences organization comitees. Member of editoprial board of: Journal of Maritime Studies , International Journal of Infonomics , IJTEL, International journal of mobile based learning, IJMBL, Scientific Journal International, IJCSITA, , International journal on traffic and transport engineering, Modern Traffic and Transportation Engineering Research , Journal of Shipping and Ocean Engineering ,Journal of Logistics and Sustainable Transport, Journal of Management and Training for Industries, Journal Business Strategy Finance and Management, Advancements In Information Sciences And Technologies (Aist) , Advancements In Business And Economics , Finance India, Journal of Yasar University and Council member of Harvard Business Review., Published more than 180 papers and 21 book ( 14 as editor).