Fraunhofer FIRST, Berlin
Nikola works at Fraunhofer FOKUS where he is responsible for new research activities and innovative technology. He was a visiting professor at University of Technology Sydney (1999-2000) and at University of Arts, Berlin (2000 – 2008).
His major research areas are: Adaptive Control, Pervasive Adaptation, Ubiquitous Computing, Middleware Architectures, and Internet Programming, mostly applied within embedded and real-time systems, ambient assistance and empathic systems.
As a principle designer he led the developments of a number of practical systems in vehicular, in- and out-door infrastructures and e-commerce domains. He is currently involved in a large EU project dealing with autonomous control [ASCENS project: http://www.ascens-ist.eu/].