Igor Đurović was born on 29 August 1971 in Cetinje. Primary and secondary school has completed in Herceg-Novi. He was active participant and awardee in high school competitions in mathematics. He graduated at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro, study program Electronics in 1994. MSc thesis: "Kernel function in time-frequency analysis and software package for realization of distributions" is defended in 1996, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro. At the same Faculty he has defended PhD thesis "Time-frequency representations in signal parameters estimation with application in digital watermarking" in 2000. He was promoted to assistant professor, associate professor and professor position in 2001, 2006 and 2011, all at the University of Montenegro. He was chief of the group for computer systems, head of graduate studies, head of the PhD studies at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro and member of the University of Montenegro senate. He has been professor at various Faculties and study programs at the University of Montenegro and guest professor at the Faculty of production and management, Trebinje, University of Eastern Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
He was author and co-author of several university level books, textbooks, and other materials. He was advisor at numerous MSc and PhD thesis. He is author of more than 250 papers, and more than 80 of them in leading international journals in the digital signal processing and related fields. In addition, he is coauthor of five book chapters in scientific monographs issued by international publishers, and editor of one monograph published in Montenegro and co-author of book chapters in two monographs published in Montenegro. Also, he has co-authored book published by VDM Verlag, Germany. His research interest includes various aspects of the digital signal processing with applications: parameter estimation, time-frequency analysis with applications, multidimensional signals and systems, signal processing in communications, applications of signal processing concepts in electrical circuits, electrical measurements, geosciences and biosciences.
His papers are cited more than 1100 times in the ISI Web of Knowledge, two papers in the digital watermarking alone more than 150 times. He is regular reviewer for more than 30 international journals, for several national and regional journals. He is member of editorial board or associated editor of several international journals including one of the most respected journals in the field Elsevier „Signal Processing”. In addition, he served as member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hindawi, the Research Letters in Signal Processing, Hindawi. He was lead guest editor for the Eurasip (European society for signal processing) Journal on Advances in Signal Processing special issue on "Robust processing of non-stationary signals". He is member of editorial boards, technical, program and scientific committies, reviewer of several international, regional and national conferences. His research papers were awarded several times at national conferences. He is Senior Member of IEEE (leading international society in electronics and electro-technics) from 2006.
He participated as leader, leader of local teams, partner, researcher in numerous national, bilateral and international projects supported by Volkswagen stiftung, FP 7, Tempus, CNRS, JSPS, DoD Canada, WUS Austria, Ministry of (education and) science of Montenegro, World bank, IPA etc.
From November 2001 to November 2002 he was at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan, as the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellow. He was engaged in joint research activities at numerous institutions all around world: Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis Laboratory, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, , several Universities in the USA within the International Visitors Program, Ruhr University Bochum, Signal Theory Group, Germany within Volkswagen stiftung project, ENSIETA, Brest, France, within PAI Pelikan project, GIPSA lab, INP Grenoble, France within CNRS project, National aerospace university, Kharkov, Ukraine, Tampere university for technology, Tampere, Finland, etc. He was member of the PhD committee at the Department for Mathematical Statistics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
He was awarded the young scientist award of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts in 2002. He was the first president of the Young scientists’ center within the Montenegrin academy of sciences and arts. He has organized several events in MASA: „Mobile and wireless communications: state of the art and perspectives” 2009, „Higher education in Montenegro: state of the art and perspectives”, within MASA Young scientists Center, with talk „Science in Montenegro”, and workshop „Importance of GEO initiatives with Montenegrin capacities in these areas” in 2011. Currently, he is heading the MASA Committee for scientific and artistic activities and the MASA Committee for Information-Communication technologies. He organized the meeting related to information and communication systems that was held in MASA in 2014.
From 2011 he is associated member of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts.