Prof. Vesna Crnojević Bengin is the co-founder of the the BioSense Institute – Research and Development Institute for Information Technologies in Biosystems, which focuses on multidisciplinary, game-changing and needs-driven research of advanced ICT technologies and its applications in biosystems, primarily agriculture. She is the coordinator of H2020 project ANTARES, ranked as the first in the most prestigiouc H2020 call Teaming which aims to evolve BioSense Institute into a market-oriented Euroepan Centre of research excellence.
Prof. Bengin is the assistant director for research at BioSense Institute and a full professor at the Department for Physics, University of Novi Sad. She has obtained her PhD in 2006 at the University of Novi Sad in the field of microelectronics, and has lead or participated in 8 FP7, 5 Horizon and many other research projects, authored more than 90 scientific papers and published two books with world-renowned publishers.
She has served as the associate Editor of the International Journal of Electronics, reviewer for leading international scientific journals, and a member of many international bodies such as the General Assembly of the European Microwave Association, and the Implementation Board of the Group on Earth Observations.
Prof. Bengin is the recipient of a nukber of natioanl and international awards inclduing the special award granted by the European Commission at ‘’Marie Curie Actions for an Innovative Europe: Excellence, mobility and skills for researchers’’.
She is a mother of three.