Udovičić Božo, F.C.A.

Deceased Members IX. Department of Technical Sciences
Udovičić Božo


  • September 26, 1933 in Rašeljke near Tomislavgrad


  • April 21, 2022, in Zagreb

Udovičić Božo, F.C.A.

Deceased Members IX. Department of Technical Sciences

Academic titles:

  • Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Doctor of Science


  • Professor, retired – Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

Functions in Academy:

  • chair – Scientific Council for Power Supply (1993 – 2016)
  • deputy secretary – Department of Technical Sciences (01/01/2001 – 12/31/2003)

Membership in Academy:

  • full member – Department of Technical Sciences (01/30/1997 – 4/21/2022)

Curriculum Vitae

Božo Udovičić, Croatian electrical engineer was born in Rašeljke, BiH, September 26, 1933. Graduated 1959, and received his doctorate in 1974 from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Zagreb. From 1959 to 1990 worked at the Institute of Electric Power Company in Zagreb. In 1977 started teaching at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split, where he was elected full professor in 1983.
In his supplementary work, he taught several courses at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Zagreb and Osijek. His areas of interest were electricity and complex energy, environmental protection and the political and social situation in society. He is a co-founder of the world-famous Zagreb Energy School, together with Hrvoje Požar, F.C.A. He served as Minister for Energy and Industry in the First and Second Governments of the Republic of Croatia (1990–91), and then until his retirement (1998) was the director of the energy and industry sector of the Chamber of Commerce. Elected as a full member of the CASA in 1997. 

He has published numerous professional and scientific articles, studies,  and books. Major works: Elektroenergetika (1983), Energija i izvori energije (1988), Energetske pretvorbe i bilance (1988), Energija i društvo (1988), Energija i okolina (1989), Energetika (1993), Razvitak i energetika (1998), Energetika i okoliš u globalizaciji (2002), Elektroenergetski sustav (2005).
For his work he received numerous awards, and the main of them are: “Nikola Tesla” Award in 1975, and the “Josip Juraj Strossmayer” Award in 1994.