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The IAU OAE National Astronomy Education Coordinator team for Serbia

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Dragana Ilić
Dr Dragana Ilić
Team Chair and Contact Person, NAEC team - Serbia
Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade
dilic​atmatf.bg.ac.rs


Dragana Ilić holds the Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Belgrade and University of Padua. Currently she is an associated professor at the Faculty of Mathematics - University of Belgrade. She was awarded the L'Oréal-UNESCO national scholarship «For Women in Science» for 2014 and has received a Humboldt fellowship in 2020. Her research focuses on the spectroscopy of active galactic nuclei and gaseous regions around supermassive black hole. She is a member of the Society of Astronomers of Serbia and the International Astronomical Union (IAU). She was the president of IAU National Committee for Astronomy in Serbia (2014-2017). She is the coordinator for international collaboration for the Faculty of Mathematics. She organized a great number of international conferences and is particularly focused on organizing student workshops and summer practices. She is actively working on science popularization and communication, as well as in increasing the astronomy education in Serbia.


Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

Jelena Kovačević Dojčinović
Dr Jelena Kovačević Dojčinović
Team Member, NAEC team - Serbia
Astronomical Observatory Belgrade


Jelena-Kovačević Dojčinović was born in 1981 in Sarajevo. She graduated in 2005 at the Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Astronomy, University of Belgrade. Starting from 2007 she is employed at the Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade and involved in the project “Spectroscopy of the extragalactic objects”. She defended her Master thesis in 2008, and PhD thesis in 2011, at the University of Belgrade. Her main research interest is spectroscopy of the Active Galactic Nuclei. Since 2020 she is the Associate Research Professor at Astronomical Observatory. Several years she was included as a teaching assistant in Astromundus program for master studies in astrophysics.


Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

Marina Pavlović
Marina Pavlović
Team Member, NAEC team - Serbia
Mathematical Institute of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts


MSc Marina Pavlović, Master of Physics (Astrophysics) is employed as a junior research assistant at the Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade. In addition to her research work, she is also employed as a professor of astronomy at the Jovan Jovanović Zmaj Gymnasium in Novi Sad. She completed her undergraduate and master studies in physics - Astronomy with Astrophysics at the Faculty Science in Novi Sad. The narrow scientific field of research: Morphology of galaxies at high redshifts, Galaxy collisions, Far infrared-radio correlation, Shock waves in the interstellar medium, Cosmic radiation. Author of numerous scientific papers published in journals of international importance. A great devotee of popularizing science, since 2012 she has given over 100 popular science lectures throughout Serbia and in the region. Member of the Supervisory Committee of the Astronomical Society of Novi Sad (event organizer, popularization of science, workshops for children, short astronomy schools, astronomical observations, projections under the dome for citizens, schools, and kindergartens, work with a telescope). Full member of the Physics Club of the Faculty Science (organizer of events and workshops, scientific advisor, popularization of science). Full member of NGO Carpe Noctem. Member of the Society of Astronomers of Serbia and the International Dark-Sky Association.


Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

Milica Vučetić
Dr Milica Vučetić
Team Member, NAEC team - Serbia
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Astronomy


Milica Vučetić was born in 1985 in Belgrade. She obtained Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Belgrade in 2017. She is employeed as Assistant Research Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade. She also works as a high school teacher of astronomy for pupils talented for physics. Her main research interests are: optical detection of supernova remnants and HII regions, influence of optical SNRs on Hα derived star formation rates, evolution of supernova remnants. She is a member of the Society of Astronomers of Serbia and the International Astronomical Union (IAU).


Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

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Contact

To get in touch with the NAEC team for Serbia please contact:
Dr Dragana Ilić via dilic​atmatf.bg.ac.rs

Astronomy Education in Serbia

For more information on Astronomy Education in Serbia, see the Astronomy Education in Serbia document (PDF file 243.16 kB Creative Comments Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) icons) prepared by our NAEC team