Key People

BioSense Institute, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Dr Ivana Gadjanski

DRAGON Coordinator, Research Associate Professor and Assistant Director for Science in BioSense Institute

Maja Radišić

DRAGON Quality manager, Senior assistant at the Business Development Department

Vesna Nešković

Vesna is Project manager in BioSense Institute, working on planning, organizing, implementing and reporting on international projects. Her tasks on DRAGON project are organization project activities, coordination of project partners and reporting to funding authorities. She folds bachelors degree from Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade and speaks English and Polish.

Dr Sanja Brdar

DRAGON Innovation manager and WP5 leader; Research Fellow at BioSense Institute - Head of Knowledge Discovery group

Željana Šarić

Dissemination manager, Researcher at Knowledge Discovery group and PhD student

Jelena Ognjenov

Designer, I make stuff pretty for DRAGON.

Dr Oskar Marko

DRAGON Data Protection Officer and WP4 leader, Senior researcher at Knowledge Discovery group

Gorana Lisjuk

DRAGON Financial Officer, assistant at the Business Development Department

Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands

Dr Ioannis Athanasiadis

(Dipl.Eng, PhD in Electr. & Comp. Eng.) is Assistant Professor with the Information Technology Group at WU - DRAGON Contact person for WU

Dr Sjoukje Osinga

is assistant professor, participates in the Complex Adaptive Systems theme of WU. She is member of SiLiCo Centre Wageningen, a virtual centre that acts as a portal to Wageningen University’s expertise on modelling complex systems through agent-based simulations

Christos Pylianidis

PhD student at Wageningen University & Research Studied Electrical and Computer engineering at Democritus University of Thrace. Interested in machine learning and precision agricul-ture.

Agri-EPI Centre, UK

Dave Ross

(BSc Hons, PDip, AMIMechE, AIAgrE, AMIFST, FRAgS) is Chief Executive Officer of Agri-EPI Centre, with a specific focus on Precision technologies and engineered solutions and is co-ordinating the development of the Centre in its emerging role, both nationally and internationally

Gavin Dick

Farms & Commercial Manager; Gavin has a broad working experience in agriculture, having managed a large farming enterprise in Aberdeenshire including combinable crops, seed potatoes, pigs, poultry and 650 dairy cows producing milk for ice-cream through a robotic milking system.

Prof. Ivan Andonovic

is an Associate of Agri-EPI Centre and through the close corporate working relationship with University of Strathclyde participates on behalf of both institutions

Shamal Mohammed

Dr Shamal Mohammed is a leading expert in digital agriculture with a strong passion for transforming the industry by developing novel and practical solutions, using smart technologies, to help farmers and producers optimise food production and minimise adverse environmental impacts.

Yoni van Breukelen

Marketing Manager Yoni leads the Marketing and Communication activity to enhance Agri-EPI Centre’s presence within the UK and intercontinental Agri-Tech industry. The agricultural sector is new territory, but Yoni has an all-round background in Marketing and Communications, working for companies offering various specialised business-to-business services in different sectors: Human Resources, IT and Higher Education to name a few.

Dr Christos Tachtatzis

is a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde and holds a prestigious Chancellor’s Fellowship award.