Alumni Foundation is an academic tradition of prestigious universities whose students who graduated and friends associate voluntarily to advance teaching quality and research at the university whose diploma earned.
On June 27th 2005 Council of Mechanical Engineering School has adopted a Decision on the establishment of the Fund of School of Mechanical Engineering. The basic objectives of the Fund are to improve the teaching and researching quality, using intellectual potential of School of Mechanical Engineering, development of teaching and researching capacities of School of Mechanical Engineering, development, dissemination and application of knowledge in the business environment, student support (scholarships, employment, etc.) and everything would as the end result gave raising the overall quality of the School and values diplomas.
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia has approved the establishment of the Fund and decided on the establishment of the Fund of School of Mechanical Engineering on January 17th 2006 under No. 415-00-00003 / 2006-14. The Fund is registered in the register of funds under number 357th
The first President of the Board of Directors of the Fund has since its foundation in October 2011 was Prof. Dr. Zarko Spasic, a retired professor. During his six-year term prof. Dr. Zarko Spasic had formed eight Alumni Section in Serbia, six in Europe (Germany, France, UK, Portugal , Spain, Russia), two in North America (US and Canada) and one Section for Australia and New Zealand region. His selfless commitment and vision, he left no doubt a lot of energy for further achievement of the objectives of the Fund.
After the retirement of Professor Zarko Spasic, Academic Council entrusted all organizational affairs to professor Caslav Mitrovic who, in accordance with the law, re-registered fund School of Mechanical Engineering the Mechanical Engineering Alumni Foundation.
At the meeting of the Council of School of Mechanical Engineering held on the October 17 of 2011 - were selected the new Board of the Foundation Alumni School of Mechanical Engineering:
- Prof. dr Aleksandar Veg, PhD,
- Prof. dr Milorad Milovancevic, PhD,
- Prof. dr Radivoje Mitrovic, PhD,
- Prof. dr Zarko Spasic, professor in retirement,,
- Prof. dr Miroljub Adzic, Professor Emeritus,,
- Prof. dr Nebojša Petrović, PhD,- Chairman of the Board,
- Milorad Radivojevic, MSc. - Deputy Chairman of the Board
and for members of the Supervisory Board of Mechanical Engineering:
- Prof. dr Bojan Babic, PhD,
- Prof. dr Dragan Markovic, PhD,
- Vesna Simic, lawyer
At the constitutive meeting Board of Directors of the Fund Alumni School of Mechanical Engineering on December of 14th of 2011 year as Director of Alumni Foundation of Mechanical Engineering, was selected prof. dr Caslav Mitrovic, PhD.