## Curriculum Vitae

**EDUCATION**

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Niš, 2000.

Thesis: *Some compositions of graphs and integral graphs*.

Thesis advisor: Dragoš Cvetković.

M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Niš, 1998.

Thesis: *Construction of graphs with given eigenvalues and angles*.

Thesis advisor: Dragoš Cvetković.

B.S. in Mathematics, University of Niš, 1996.

Average grade: 9.89 out of 10.

**EDITORIAL SERVICE**

*Linear Algebra and its Applications*, Associate editor, 2014-

Guest editor for Special Issue *Applications of Graph Spectra in Computer Science *of Discrete Applied Mathematics, 2012–2014

Guest editor for Special Issue of *Linear Algebra and its Application* dedicated to 70th birthday of Dragoš Cvetković, 2010–2011

**ORGANIZING ACTIVITIES**

Coordinator, Scientific Committee Chair and Organizing Committee Co-chair of *DC-75 Conference dedicated to the 75th birthday of Dragoš Cvetković*, Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Belgrade, May 18-21, 2016.

DAAD Intensive Course *Graph Spectra and Applications*, Spa of Vrnjci, Serbia, August 28–September 3, 2012: 20 classes course taught by myself and Robert Elsasser (Salzburg) for 20 students from Western Balkan countries and Romania.

Coordinator, Scientific Committee Chair and Organizing Committee Co-chair of *Conference on Graph Spectra Applications in Computer Science*, CRM, Barcelona, July 16–20, 2012.

**GRADUATE STUDENTS**

Pawel Petecki, Ph.D. Thesis: *Some classes of (hyper)graphs and their algebraic properties*, co-supervised with Klavdija Kutnar, University of Primorska, 2016.

Aleksandar Vasilyev, Ph.D. Thesis: *On Adriatic indices, spectral properties of Adriatic matrices and software for topological descriptors*, University of Primorska, 2014.

Vladimir Baltić, Ph.D. Thesis: *Permutations with restrictions*, University of Niš, 2014.

Aleksandar Ilić, Ph.D. Thesis: *Extremal problems and algorithms for graph invariants based on eigenvalues and distances, *University of Niš, 2011.

Milan Bašić, Ph.D. Thesis: *Some problems of graph theory in quantum networks and nondeterministical automata*, co-supervised with Miroslav Ćirić, University of Niš, 2011.

Marko Milošević, Ph.D. Thesis: *Application of spectral methods in the search for strongly regular graphs*, University of Niš, 2008.

Valentina Stanković, M.Sc. Thesis: *Mathematica package for spectral graph theory*, University of Niš, 2014.

Ivan Stanković, M.Sc. Thesis: *Computer–assisted search for conjectures on energy of graphs*, University of Niš, 2010.

Vladimir Brankov, M.Sc. Thesis: *Computer–assisted search for conjectures in graph theory*, University of Niš, 2006.

**INVITED SPEAKER**

8th Slovenian conference on graph theory, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, June 21–27, 2015, talk: *On ±1-eigenvectors of graphs.*

International Symposium on Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Biology, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany, August 26-27, 2013, talk: *Principal eigenvector potpourri.*

Computers in Scientific Discovery 6, Portorož, Slovenia, August 21–25, 2012, talk: *Spectral approaches to community detection.*

7th Slovenian International Conference on Graph Theory, Bled, Slovenia, June 19–25, 2011, talk: *Eigenvector approach to spectral radius minimization*.

46th Czech-Slovak Conference on Graph Theory, Šachtička, Slovakia, June 6–10, 2011, talk: *Maximum decrease in the largest adjacency eigenvalue of a graph by edge deletions*.

Mini Conference on Discrete Mathematics *Tomo is Sixty*, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 26–27, 2009, talk: *Play with the principal eigenvector of decorated graphs.*

Spectral Graph Theory Workshop in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1–4, 2008, talk: *Laplacian coefficients and Laplacian-like energy of graphs.*

Algebraic Combinatorics at the Adriatic Coast III, Koper, Slovenia, May 16–17, 2008, talk: *Star complements and strongly regular graphs*.

ARCC Workshop on Spectra of families of matrices described by graphs, digraphs, and sign patterns, Palo Alto, USA, October 23–27, 2006, talk: *Energy of graphs: a few open problems and some suggestions*.

Spectra of Graphs and Applications, Belgrade, Serbia, September 5, 2006, talk: *Further nonexistence results on integral graphs*.

Workshop on Graph Theory and Computational Biology, Shanghai, China, March 5–10, 2006, talk: *Bioinformatics and Spectra of Graphs.*

Mathematics and its Applications in Biology and Chemistry, Bielefeld, Germany, October 9–10, 2003, talk: *newGRAPH: a graph theorist’s little helper.*

**SEMINAR LECTURES**

- Technical University of Graz, Graz, Austria (2016)
- Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Sciences, Leipzig, Germany(2014)
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (2013)
- TU Delft, The Netherlands (2013)
- University of Salzburg, Austria (2013)
- University of Messina, Messina, Italy (2010)
- Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2007)
- San Diego State University, USA (2006)
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2006)
- University of Tilburg, Netherlands (2005)
- Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2005, 2008)
- Fluminense Federal University, Niteroi, Brazil (2005)
- GERAD, Montreal, Canada (2004, 2007)
- University of Bielefeld, Germany (2002)
- Rutgers University, USA (2001)