Nikola Mišković is a Full Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing where he teaches control engineering related courses. Currently, he is the Vice Dean for Research.
His research activities are conducted within the Laboratory for Underwater Systems and Technologies (LABUST). He participated in 14 European projects (H2020, FP7, DG-ECHO, INTERREG) out of which he coordinated FP7 CADDY, focussing on the development of the first underwater robot for interaction with divers; H2020 aPad, devoted to commercialization of autonomous surface vehicles developed in LABUST, and H2020 EXCELLABUST devoted to increasing LABUST excellence in marine robotics. He also participated in 4 Office of Naval Research Global (ONR-G) projects (coordinated 3), 2 NATO projects, and 7 national projects (coordinated 3). He published more than 70 papers in journals and conference proceedings in the area of navigation, guidance, and control, as well as cooperative control in marine robotics.
Prof. Mišković is a senior member of IEEE (president of Chapter for Robotics and Automation of the Croatian Section from 2016 to 2019), IFAC (a member of the Technical Committee on Marine Systems) and Centre for Underwater Systems and Technologies (vice-president since 2010). He participated in 8 conference international programs committees, he is a member of 2 journal editorial boards and he serves as a technical reviewer for various international journals. In 2013 he received the Young Scientist Award "Vera Johanides" of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ) for scientific achievements, and he received the Annual State Award for Science for 2015, awarded by the Croatian Parliament.