Petnica Summer Institute


Mateja Bošković

Mateja is a PhD student at SISSA, Trieste. He is working on the interplay between compact objects, axions and their gravitational signatures. He was the head of Department of astronomy in Petnica from 2015 to 2018.

Institution: SISSA, Trieste, Italy

Email: mboskovi (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 the University of Zurich, 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 Zurich, Switzerland

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

Nikola Božić

Contributed to organization of schools from 2013 to 2019 and played a key role in establishing PSI as one of the standard Petnica Science Center programs.

Gabriele Trevisan

Designed and maintained the PSI website and lectured in the first edition of PSI in 2013.