Prof.dr Milica Pejanović-Djurišić

Ambassador/Permanent Representative From Montenegro Professor In Telecommunications And Wireless Communications, University Of Montenegro

Prof.dr Milica Pejanović-Djurišić is former Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Montenegro to UN. She served as Minister of Defence in the Government of Montenegro from March 2012 to November 2016. Previously, she had various diplomatic and political engagements working at strengthening the stability and security in the Western Balkan Region. With the PhD in Telecommunication Engineering, Milica Pejanović-Djurišić has continuously pursued her academic carrier, being full professor in Telecommunications and Wireless Communications at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Montenegro. Prof. Pejanović-Djurišić’s role in fostering digital transformation of Montenegro and the region has been widely recognized, through a number of initiatives focusing on development and deployment of info-communication infrastructures and applications. She has also achieved significant research results that have been published in over 200 scientific papers in international journals and at international conferences, as well as in three books, and she has been leading and coordinating many international and national research projects. She also has considerable industry experience being President of the Board of „Telekom Montenegro“ (1999-2002), as well as President of the Board of the first Montenegro in Internet provider (2001-2002). She has been working as a consultant in the field of telecommunications, being engaged as an expert for European Commission, ITU and participating in a number of global professional associations and initiatives in the field of info-communication technologies.