About

I’m a professional astronomer doing government-funded research as a Research Associate at Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade, Serbia. My main field of study is close binary stars. Most of the work I do revolves around characterizing these objects based on observations of their variable light. In 2013, I defended a PhD thesis titled “Modeling stellar oscillations in close binary systems” which was oriented towards asteroseismology, the study of stellar interiors through the observation of surface light irregularities caused by small, non-radial oscillations. But my interests have since shifted rather towards data science: statistics and machine learning as applied to the constantly growing amounts of data from automated surveys and satellite observatories.

I decided to start this blog as a way to share some of the insights and technical details of my work that aren’t directly related to or relevant for astronomy.

If you want to get in touch, you can use the comment box below to leave a public note, or contact me in private through email. Thank you for visiting and enjoy your stay!

1 comment

  1. Hello! I have seen the abstract of your recent paper “Light curve analysis of six totally eclipsing W UMa binaries,” but I don’t have access to the PASJ. Would it be possible for you to send me a copy of your paper, please?

    I work at a small university in Rochester, New York, and teach a number of classes. Some of my students are observing eclipsing binaries right now, and I believe that there may be overlap between our datasets. ….

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