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 Nikolina Samardzic
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Nikolina Samardzic

Engineering Technology

Assistant Professor

Dr. Samardzic is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology. She obtained her Ph.D., M.A.Sc., and B.A.Sc. degrees, in Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Windsor. She was previously employed at Rieter/Autoneum Automotive North America and Ford Motor Company, where she completed numerous projects in the field of sound and vibration measurement, analysis, and simulation. Her research interest are in the field of acoustics, sound quality, and hearing science and technology.

 

Courses Taught

 

EAE 4623        Architectural Acoustics

EGE 3003        Thermodynamics

EME 5153       Applied Thermodynamics

TME 3204       Applied Thermal-Fluids

TME 3113       Engineering Mechanics

TIE 4923         Mechanics of Materials

TIE 3203         Technology Project Management

TME 6343       Special Topics in Technology

06-92-210       Dynamics (University of Windsor)

06-92-315       Mechanical Vibrations (University of Windsor)

 

Publications

  • Samardzic, N., Novak, C. (2015) 'A Novel Method for In-Vehicle Speech Intelligibility Evaluation and Statistical Variability Analysis', Int. J. Vehicle Noise and Vibration Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 114-132.
  • Samardzic, N. (2014) ‘The Applicability of the Objective Speech Intelligibility Metrics for Vehicle Interior Speech Intelligibility Evaluation, Considering Different Listening Configurations and Background Noise Spectra’, SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars - Mech. Syst. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 434-438.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak C. (2013) ‘The Band Importance Function in the Evaluation of the Speech Intelligibility Index at the Speech Reception Threshold within a Simulated Driving Environment’, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2013-01-1953.
  • Samardzic, N., Novak, C. (2013) 'The Analysis of the Reduction in Vehicle Speech Intelligibility for Normal Hearing and Hearing Impaired Individuals in a Simulated Driving Environment based on On-Road Measurements and the Associated Contributions from the Ordered and Masking Noise Sources', J. Audio Eng. Soc Vol. 62, No. 9, pp. 676-687.
  • Samardzic, N., Novak and C., Gaspar, R. (2012) ‘The Evaluation of Speech Intelligibility in a Simulated Driving Environment Using the Hearing in Noise Test (HINT)’, Int. J. Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 318-336.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak, C. (2011a) ‘In-vehicle speech intelligibility for the hearing impaired using speech intelligibility index’, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2011-01-1681.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak, C. (2011b) ‘In-vehicle speech intelligibility for different driving conditions using the speech transmission index’, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 397–407.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak, C. (2011c) ‘Sound source signal parameters in vehicles for determining speech transmission index’, J. Audio Eng. Soc., Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 735-744.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak, C. (2011d) ‘In-vehicle application of common speech intelligibility metrics’, Int. J. Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 328-346.
  • Samardzic, N. and Novak, C. (2009) ‘Transfer Path Analysis Using Engine Radiated Sound and Mount Vibration’, Canadian Acoustics Association Annual Conference, Technical Paper.
  • Samardzic, N. and Pan, J. (2009) ‘Monitoring and Improving Acoustical Measurement Quality Using Control Charts’, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2009-01-2162.
  • Samardzic, N. and Sergiyenko, S. (2008) ‘Advanced Experimental Characterization of Automotive Damping Treatments’, ANTEC 2008 Plastics, Society of Plastics Engineers, Technical Paper.
  • Samardzic, N. and Sergiyenko, S. (2007) ‘The Impact of Damping Material Application Parameters on Damping Performance’, Society of Automotive Engineers, Paper No. 2007-01-2200.

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