Darko is a postdoctoral researcher at IRIDIA, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, Belgium). He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Gran Sasso Science Institute in L’Aquila, Italy in 2017. As a postdoctoral researcher, he is part of the DEMIURGE, a research project funded by the European Commission via an ERC Consolidator Grant. The project is focused on the design of control software for robot swarms. In this project, he works on a specification language for defining swarm missions.
Recently, he took the role of a consul in internations where he is organizing tech meet-ups between scientists and technology enthusiasts. There, he invites prominent speakers to present the newest trends in technology to the general public.
During his career, he has been awarded on a number of international ICT competitions:
Apps for Development, World Bank – “Popular Choice Award”, Washington, USA, 2011;
Apps for Climate Change, World Bank – “Popular Choice Award”, Washington, USA, 2012;
European Youth Award – Winner in the category GO GREEN, Graz, Austria, 2012;
World Youth Summit Award – Winner in the category GO GREEN, Montreal, Canada, 2012;
Incredible Green Contest – Bronze medal, ACER, Taipei, Taiwan 2013;