Andrea Mihajlovic is a Mathematician and Data Science researcher, currently a PhD student in Informatics at the Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia.

We are thrilled to announce that thanks to the research work carried out during an ML4Microbiome STSM in Bari, at the Department of Computer Science and under the supervision of Michelangelo Ceci & Gianvito Pio, Andrea won from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, the Aleksandar “Saša” Popović Award For Best Student Paper 2022.

A short report of Andrea’s STMS work is available here.

Presentations, papers and photos from the workshop held on 25.11.2022 are available here.


Each year ML4Microbiome offers a variety of grants for our researchers and innovators from COST member countries.

Visit the ML4Microbiome website to find out more about the following grant opportunities:
Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM)
Conference grants for Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC)
Virtual Mobility grants
Dissemination grants


Please be informed that the topics of all grants and your research work should be strictly related to the ML4Microbiome Action aims and WGs aims.

Should you need any further information please do contact our Grant coordinator Tatjana Loncar-Turukalo!