Dr. Marinkovic received his Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, with the thesis "An approach to automatic parallelization of sequential machine code". He also holds the position of Assistant Professor at the same institution. Dr. Marinkovic received advanced training on automotive functional safety and safety analysis methods from the Vienna Institute for Safety and Systems Engineering (Austria).
Dr. Marinkovic is also a lead embedded engineer in RT-RK Automotive (Serbia), delivering hardware and software solutions for the major automotive industry Tier1 companies (Vioneer, Valeo). His work includes hardware design with the focus on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and their application for the automotive-grade hardware including the formal safety analysis and relevant safety methodology for hardware (e.g. FMEDA).