Tino Stanković is working today as a research assistant at Engineering Design and Computing Laboratory of Institute of Design Materials and Fabrication of Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich.
Tino Stanković was born in 1975. in Kassel, Germany. After returning to Croatia he completed his primary and secondary education (High school for mathematics and computing). In 1993 he enrolled in the study of naval architecture at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Zagreb where he graduated in 2002.
From 2004 to 2005 he was employed by Factory for rolling stock "TŽV Gredelj" where he worked as a production engineer. From 2005 to 2012 he was employed at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Zagreb as a Ph.D. research student at Chair of Design and Product Development. His research is founded by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of Republic of Croatia as a part of the research project 120-1201829- 1828 "Model and Methods of Knowledge Management in Product Development".
In summer of 2005 he attended an international two-week PhD seminar: “PhD Course - Design Methodology” organised by the Danish Technical University, Technical University of Berlin and University of Saarland. Since 2006 he took an active part in the European Global Product Realisation course (E-GPR) organised in cooperation with Technical University of Delft and other international partners.
In academic year 2008/2009, on account of grant funded by Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia, Tino Stanković spent six months as a visiting researcher at the Technical University of Muenchen.
Since 2006 he took an active part in the organisation of the international scientific DESIGN conferences that biennially took place in Dubrovnik. Since 2008 he is an active reviewer for the TMCE international scientific conferences. In 2010 he becomes a member of the scientific advisory board of the ICED international conference.
In 2011, at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and NAval Architecture in Zagreb he defended PhD thesis titled "Grammatical Evolution of Technical Processess"