Personal Information

  • Date of birth: 20. februar 1981
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  • E-mail: mmilan@svetnauke.org
  • Homepage: www.svetnauke.org

Education

  • 2010 – PhD student at Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Nis
  • 2000 – 2010: MSc, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Nis

Fields of Interest

  • Classical and quantum cosmology, inflation; numerical and computational physics
  • Promotion and popularization of science, on-line journalism

Work Experience

  • 2011 – project No. 176021 (Visible and invisible matter in nearby galaxies), financed by Serbian Ministry of Education and Science; research assistant, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Nis
  • 2005 – system administrator of the SEENET-MTP (www.seenet-mtp.info)

Teaching activities (tutor)

  • Numerical Methods in Physics (Master studies; 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14)
  • Software packages in Physics (Master studies; 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14)
  • Visual Quantum Mechanics (Master studies; 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14)
  • Programming in Physics (Bachelor studies; 2015/2016)

International Projects

  • ICTP – SEENET-MTP PRJ-09 “Cosmology and Strings” (2011 – 2014)
  • UNESCO projekat “Research-training program in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics”, CFS 13-10 n.: 45000194266 (2012 – 2013)
  • UNESCO projekat “Mathematical and Theoretical Physics SEE”, AFC 11-18 n.: 4500143843 (2011 – 2012)
  • UNESCO projekat “Training and Mobility Program. Promotion of exellence and growing of the youth’s interest for education in Physics and Mathematics”, AFC 10-12 (2010 – 2011)
  • UNESCO projekat “Map of Excellence in Physics and Mathematics in SEE”, AFC 09-50 4500085387 (2009 – 2010)

National Projects

  • Serbian Ministry of Education and Science No. 176021 “Visible and invisible matter in nearby galaxies” (2011 – )
  • Project in the framework of the program “Pokreni se za budućnost”, supported by Philip Morris Serbia:
  • “Astronomy from an armchair” (2012 – 2013)
  • “Eco-Light” (2013 – 2014)
  • Centar za promociju nauke, nosilac AD “Alfa” – “Astronomija za sve” (2013), coordinator
  • Centar za promociju nauke, nosilac AD “Alfa” – “Astronomija selu u pohode” (2015), coordinator

Grants & Fellowships

  • November 2010 – January 2011: The Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences and the Arts and Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Mobility program “String Theory and Theoretical Physics”, LMU-MPI, Munich
  • July – September 2004: Summer school DESY, Hamburg, Germany

Activities

  • Author of dozens of articles in the field of popular science for many Internet sites and magazines
  • Gave about 40 public lectures on popular astronomy and physics.
  • Since March 2004: owner and editor of “Svet nauke”, www.svetnauke.org, one of the most popular websites in the field of popular science in the Balkans region
  • Web design and development – a dozen of WordPress/Joomla based websites

Computer Skills

  • Operating Systems: Linux (Debian, SUSE, CentOS); Microsoft Windows (98, 2002, XP, Win7)
  • Internet programming and web design (PHP, xHTML, CSS)
  • Installation, administration and security of Linux based servers (Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, SpamAssassin, iptables)
  • Programming: C++, Fortran, PHP, Pascal, Delphi, Perl; Databases: MySQL
  • Calculation and data processing: Octave, FreeMat, PAW, Mathematica, Maple, Origin, Matlab
  • DTP / Prepress (OpenOffice; GIMP; Inkscape; Scribus; LaTeX; paketi Microsoft Office, Adobe i Corel)

Membership and Collaboration

  • since August 2013 – associate of the magazine Popular Science Srbija
  • since 2012 – member of Physical Society Nis, (secretary, since January 2013)
  • since 2012 – member Physical Society of Serbia
  • since 2005 – Southeastern European Network in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics, SEENET-MTP (www.seenet-mtp.info)
  • 2003 – 2009 – editor of the magazine “Astronomija”, Novi Sad, Serbija
  • since 1999 – editor of the on-line magazine “Astronomski magazin” (www.astronomija.co.rs)
  • since 1998 – member of Astronomical Society Alpha, Niš (vice president, since April 2009)

Member of the organizing committee

  • April 2013: Balkan Workshop BW2013, Vrnjačka Banja, Srbija
  • August 2011: Balkan Workshop BW2011, Donji Milanovac, Srbija
  • August 2011: Balkan Summer School: Cosmology and Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Models (BS2011), Donji Milanovac, Serbia
  • August 2011: Balkan Summer Seminar: Trends in Modern Physics (BSS2011), Niš, Serbia
  • March 2009: Spring School on Strings, Cosmology and Particles, Beograd/Nis, Serbia
  • September 2007: BW2007 WORKSHOP, III Southeastern European Workshop – Challenges Beyond the Standard Model, Kladovo, Serbia
  • March 2007: SQ2007 New methods in string theory and quantization, Nis, Serbia
  • November 2005: Quantum Models on Noncommutative and Deformed Spaces, Nis, Serbia
  • may 2005: BW2005 WORKSHOP, II Southeastern European Workshop – Challenges Beyond the Standard Model, Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia

Conferences, Summer schools – participation

  • November 2014: TIM-14, Timisoara, Romania
  • May 2013: XII Kongres fizičara, Vrnjačka Banja, Srbija
  • November 2012: TIM-12, Timisoara, Romania
  • July 2012: ICTP Summer School on Cosmology, Trieste, Italy
  • November 2011: TIM-11, Timisoara, Romania
  • June 2011: ICTP Summer School on Particle Physics, Trieste, Italy
  • July 2010: Summer School in Cosmology, Trieste, Italy
  • June 2010: XXVIII Belgrade Astronomy Weekend, Belgrade, Serbia
  • July 2009: Letenka 2009 – International camp for amateur astronomers, Fruska Gora, Serbia
  • September 2008: II International School on Modern Trends in Mathematical Physics, Varna, Bulgaria
  • February 2008: ICTP-ITU School and Workshop on New Perspective in Wireless Networking, Trieste, Italy
  • September 2006: International School on Modern Trends in Mathematical Physics, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • July-August 2005: International Astronomical Youth Camp (IAYC), Závadka nad Hronom, Slovakia