Academician Prof. Dr. Dejan Milošević Won the State Award in the Field of Science for International Success
At a special session of the Science Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina of 14 December 2018, Minister of Civil Affairs, Mr. Adil Osmanović presented the award in the field of science in Bosnia and Herzegovina for success at the international level to academician Prof. Dr. Dejan Milošević, professor at the Department of Physics, University of Sarajevo Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Prof. Dr. Dragoljub Mirjanić, professor at the Medical Faculty in Banja Luka.
The State Prize in Science for International Success is awarded for the second time in order to promote science and its social role.
The solemn session of the Council for Science of Bosnia and Herzegovina was attended by Prof. Dr. Rifat Škrijelj University of Sarajevo Rector, Prof. Dr. Dženana Husremović, Vice-Rector for Research and Prof. Dr. Elvir Čizmić, Vice-Rector for Finances.
At a session of 5 September 2018, the University of Sarajevo Senate decided to candidate Prof. Dr. Dejan Milošević for the prize. The Executive Committee of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at its session of 19 September 2018, decided to support this nomination and to have the Academy as another advocate for awarding the prize to Academician Dejan Milošević.
Academician Dejan Milošević during his entire career paid attention to popularizing science and working with young people. He was the head of the BiH team for the first participation of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the International Physics Olympiad in Oslo, Norway in 1996, and for other participation in Sudbury, Canada, 1997. He is an active member of the Physical Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina (he was the vice president of the company , co-author of textbooks for physics for high schools, etc.). It is worth mentioning the plenary lecture "Attophysics", which was held at the First Physics Congress of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Teslić 2008.
He was a member of scientific and organizational boards of several international scientific conferences. Special emphasis is on the organization of the 20th International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'11). In this conference held in Sarajevo from 11 to 15 July 2011, 396 scientists from more than 40 countries of the world participated.
A reviewer for more than 30 international journals, including the most important scientific journals such as Physical Review Letters, Journal of Modern Physics, Science Progress, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, etc., as well as for international scientific organizations such as the US Department of Energy, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Special Research Program (SFB) Austria, Aarhus Institute for Advance Study (Aias), etc.
Academician Milošević received the scholarship of Alexander von Humboldt 1999/2000. years. He participates in a series of scientific-research projects. Particularly interesting is the VolkswagenStiftung (2001-2008) and the Humboldt project Alexander von within the Link of the Research Group program in collaboration with the Max-Born Institute in Berlin (2010). This project is co-financed by the scientific research of the Samophys group, the establishment of computer clusters and the organization of conferences LPHYS'11.
It should be emphasized that he spent almost his entire working life since 1982 in scientific research institutions in BiH.
At the University of Sarajevo, Academician Milošević performed several functions. He was Vice President for International Cooperation and Quality Assurance at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. He is currently President of the Council for Science and Art of the University of Sarajevo and a member of the Management Board of the University of Sarajevo.
Since 2014 Academician Milošević has been a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. He is a lifelong member of the American Physical Society and a member of the American Optical Society. The winner has more recognition for his work. Particularly interesting is the “6 of April Sarajevo Award” in 2011 for contribution in the field of science and education.