dr Selma Rizvić

Citizenship:  Bosnia and Hezegovina

Nationality:  Bosniak

Home Language: Bosnian
Languages:  English (speak, read write); German, Italian (basic understanding)

Present appointments:

- Associate Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Sarajevo, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

- Head of the Laboratory for Computer Graphics - Sarajevo Graphics Group

- Head of the Broadcast Design Department, BH Radio Television


PhD, 2007, University of Sarajevo                                 
MSc, 2002, University of Sarajevo                            
BScEE, 1990, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Sarajevo

Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Broadcast Graphics, Virtual Heritage, Digital Storytelling


S.Rizvi─ç, V.Okanovic - Osnovni principi kompjuterske grafike Publisher - TDP Sarajevo, 2017, ISBN 978-9958-553-38-7
S. Rizvić - Napredne tehnike kompjuterske grafike, Publisher - 5DCaDD Sarajevo, 2010,
ISBN 978-9958-629-38-9
S. Rizvic, E. Kunovac – Računarska grafika, Ministarstvo za obrazovanje, nauku, kulturu i sport Federacije BiH, Sarajevo, 1998, ISBN 9958-11-063-6

EU projects participation:

CA COST Action CA16213 New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent, Management Committee Member, 2017-2021
Horizon 2020 project i-MARECULTURE - Advanced VR, iMmersive serious games and Augmented REality as tools to raise awareness and access to European underwater CULTURal heritagE, coordinator for University of Sarajevo, 2016-2019
MPNS COST Action TD1201 “Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage” (COSCH), Management Committee member, Work Package Leader, 2012-2016
FP7 Network of Exellence 270404: V-MusT.net - Virtual Museum Transnational Network, coordinator for ETF, 2011-2014
TEMPUS JEP_41058_2006 Curiculum Development project "Computer Graphics for the Media Industry", PMB member from SSST, 2006-2009


see the Sarajevo Graphics Group web site

Fully Refereed Animations

Chalmers A.G. Rizvic S., Gutierrez D. Sundstedt V. Dust and Light: Reconstructing Ancient Egypt. Eurographics Animation Festival, September 2006.

Rizvic S. Sadzak. A – Sun Simulation of Bosnian Gravestone Virtual Model – Computer Animation Contest winner, SCCG 06

Reviewer for journals:

Elsevier, Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS)
ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage
Wiley, Computer Graphics Forum
Elsevier, Journal of Cultural Heritage
Elsevier, Computers & Graphics
Rochester Institute of Technology, Journal of Interactive Humanities
Springer, Journal of Computing in Higher Education
Faculty of Mathematics, Belgrade, Review of the National Center for Digitization

Conference Organisation

9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications: VS-Games 2017, IPC member and reviewer
15th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, IPC member and reviewer
14th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, IPC member and reviewer
Digital Heritage Congress 2015, IPC member and reviewer
Seventh International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications: VS-Games 2015, IPC member and reviewer
GCH 2014 : 12th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage, IPC member and reviewer
SEEDI 2011, Program CoChair
VAST-STARs Committee Co-Chair, VAST 2010
Conference Chair - The Fifth SEEDI Conference Digitization of cultural and scientific heritage, Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina, 2010
Local Organizing Chair - 19th Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, Sarajevo 2008.
Local Organizing Chair - Graphics Hardware Workshop, Sarajevo 2008.
Organizing Committee Member - First International Symposium on Digitalization of Cultural Heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo 2008.
International Programme Committee Member and Reviewer - Central European Seminar on Computer Graphics - CESCG
Reviewing Board Member– Graphite 2006: 4th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Australasia and South East Asia, Kuala    Lumpur, December 2006.
Posters Reviewing Board Member - SIGGRAPH 2006
Organizing Committee Member – BIHTEL 2010, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – ICAT09, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – BIHTEL08, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – ICAT07, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – BIHTEL06, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – ICAT05, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – BIHTEL04, Sarajevo
Organizing Committee Member – IKT03, Sarajevo


ICOMOS BH National Commitee


MSc: Computer Graphics in Broadcast Design

PhD: Automatic Speech Animation of a 3D Polygonal Model with Preprocessing using Artificial Neural Networks

Work experience:

1990-1992 – Research Assistant, LERT Laboratory, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Sarajevo

1996-1997 – Public Relations Assistant – UNHCR Sarajevo

1993 – 2006 – Broadcast Designer, Public Broadcasting Service B&H

2006 - present: Head of Broadcast Design Department, Public Broadcasting Service B&H - as a Broadcast Designer in Public Broadcast Service of Bosnia and Herzegovina, she has designed the visual identities of RTVBiH, FTV, BHTV1 and many other opening animations, commercials and visual effects for Bosnia and Herzegovinian broadcast and movie production

1995 - 2008: Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Sarajevo

2005 - 2007: Lecturer, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Sarajevo

2008 - 2013: Docent, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Sarajevo

2008 - 2011: Docent, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Sarajevo

2009 - 2014: Head of the Laboratory for Cultural Heritage Digitization, SSST, Sarajevo