Mirjana Pejić Bach is a full professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Economics in Zagreb. She holds a PhD in system dynamics modelling from the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb and was trained at the MIT Sloan School of Management in system dynamics and OliviaGroup in the field of data mining. Mirjana is the leader and collaborator of numerous projects in which she cooperates with Croatian companies and international organizations, mainly through European Union projects and the bilateral research framework. Her research areas are the strategic application of information technology in business, data science, and simulation modelling, focusing on research methodology, qualitative and quantitative, especially multivariate statistics and modelling structural equations.
Mirjana is the editor of several scientific journals indexed in the Scopus and WoS and has organized several conferences and given plenary lectures at congresses, such as IEEE Systems. She has won several international awards for her scientific work, such as the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. The main goal of her work is to support aspiring researchers through mentoring doctoral theses and the development of their scientific careers.