Petnica Summer Institute


Nikola Božić

Nikola is the assistant director for educational programs in Petnica. He is also the editor in chief of Serbian edition of Popular Science, a science educator and communicator and the author of a rewarded book "Astronomy for kids".

Institution: PSC, Petnica, Serbia

Email: bozicn (at)

Ivan Milić

Ivan is a researcher at Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at University of Colorado. His main interestes are astrophysical spectropolarimetry and numerical radiative transfer. He was the head of Department of astronomy in Petnica from 2009 to 2012.

Institution: LASP, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Email: ivan.milic (at)

Stanislav Milošević

Stanislav is an assistant at the Astronomy Department at Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade. His main reserach interests are in galaxy formation and evolution. He has been involved in astronomy activities in Petnica since 2010.

Institution: University of Belgrade, Serbia

Email: stanislav (at)

Andrej Obuljen

Andrej is a postdoc at University of Waterloo, working on large-scale structure and 21cm cosmology. He was the head of Department of astronomy in Petnica between years 2012 and 2015.

Institution: University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

Email: andrej.obuljen (at)

Marko Simonović

Marko is a reseracher at CERN, working on theoretical cosmology. He has been involved in the astronomy program of Petnica Science Center as a participant, lecturer and supervisor since 2001.

Institution: CERN, Geneva, Switzerland.

Email: marko.simonovic (at)

Gabrijela Zaharijaš

Gabrijela is an assistent professor at University of Nova Gorica. She is working on dark matter detection. Her interests cover astroparticle physics, physics beyond the Standard Model and cosmology.

Institution: University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

Email: gabrijela.zaharijas (at)

Friends of PSI

Gabriele Trevisan

Designed and maintained the PSI website and lectured in the first edition of the PSI Summer School.