Awards & Achievements



Top 50 young entrepreneurial talents under 35 who set the innovation tone in the Netherlands and beyond (selected by The Dutch Financial Times).
NWO ESI-pose grant 450,000 EUR for project MERGE
Green Mind Award 2014: 2nd place and 100,000 EUR grant for project “Sensible Heating Operation Solutions”
Green Mind Award 2012: 1st place and 100,000 EUR grant for project “Bernoulliborg: The building of sustainability” (the best out of 62 submissions)
PhD Degreee Grant: 51,000 EUR. JoinEU-SEE II: Scholarship scheme for academic exchange between EU and Western Balkan countries, Erasmus Mundus Partnerships Action 2
Startup FastTrack weekend – Best business model and pitch among competing energy companies in The North of The Netherlands
Among Top 100 out of 2300 competing startups at the Hello tomorrow 2015 startup conference
Community Award at the Pioneers Festival 2015 – largest European event for startups, investors and media
Energy Academy Europe – Startup FastTrack competition, 10,000 EUR grant, among three winners out of twelve competing Dutch energy companies
SURFsara 10,000 EUR grant for "Sustainable Buildings Challenge" project
Sustainable Campus International Competition 2015, 3,000 USD grant, 1st place out of 40 competing teams


530,000 EUR – strategic partnership with market-leading Dutch measuring company
250,000 EUR – a private/angel investor
133,120 EUR – crowd funding 153 private investors


Green Mind Award project 2012 "Bernoulliborg – The Building of Sustainability"
Green Mind Award project 2014 "Sensible Heating Operation Solutions"
PhD Day 2013 (250 participants)
6th Oberseminar – conference gathering European AI research groups (50 participants), etc.


Gopher - Groningen Organization for PhD Education and Recreation - Board Member
EESTEC - Electrical Engineering Students’ European Association – Local Committee Sarajevo
Speech from the 10th anniversary of EESTEC LC Sarajevo (here)


Program Committee Member at the international conference on Applications of Intelligent Systems (APPIS 2018)
Auxiliary reviewer for scientific conferences SAC 2011, EITES 2012, GREENS 2012, IEEE Cloud 2012, CLOUD COMPUTING 2012, CoopIS 2012, WISE 2012, WAS4FI 2012, SOCA12, FSEN 2013, 2013 CLOUD Research, SC@RUG 2013, ES-OCC 2013, SASO 2013, WISE 2013, etc.