Professor Branko Ivković (1931–2016)
It is of our sad duty to inform the readers and the community that Professor Branko Ivkovic passed away on April 11, 2016.
Professor Branko Ivkovic was the Founding and Honorary Editor of Tribology in Industry journal. He founded the journal in 1979 and was the Editor-in-Chief on the 2011.
During his Editorship the journal has grown and its readership and influence in the community has increased steadily. Professor Branko Ivkovic was not only an outstanding leader and a scientific authority, but he was also a very appreciated and respectful person and will remain in our memories.
It has been our privilege to work with Professor Ivković.
His death is a great loss for all of us and we convey our sincere sympathy to his family and beloved ones.