Prof. Dr. Nikola Šerbedžija

Prof. Nikola Šerbedžija works at Fraunhofer FIRST where he is responsible for new research activities and innovative technology. He was a visiting professor at University of Technology Sydney (1999-2000) and at University of Arts, Berlin (2000 – 2008). His major research areas are: Adaptive Control, Pervasive Adaptation, Ubiquitous Computing, Middleware Architectures, and Internet Programming, mostly applied within embedded and real-time systems, ambient assistance and empathic systems. As a principle designer he led the developments of a number of practical systems in vehicular [leading the REFLEC project, in- and out-door infrastructures, e-commerce and e-learning domains. His is currently involved in a large EU project dealing with autonomous control [ASCENS project:]. He is a member of IFIP2.4 Working Group and advisory board member for Pervasive adaptation [] and Awareness [] EU initiatives. He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and he held numerous tutorials and key notes.