Coordinator of scientific support to macro-regional strategies, European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Miroslav was former Rector of the University of Novi Sad.
Miroslav is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. He ranks among top Serbian scientists, foremost in nuclear physics and is the leader of the NICOLE Group of scientists cooperating within the ISOLDE project of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). He has been working as a distinguished researcher with ISOLDE, CERN since 1989. A PhD in sciences, he was appointed Rector of the University of Novi Sad (UNS) in 2009.
Miroslav was awarded The Danubius Award 2013 which honors persons with extraordinary scientific achievements pertaining to the Danube Region. Founder of this award are the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research (BMWF). He was presented the award by Austrian Federal Minister for Science and Research Karlheinz Tochterle and President of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) Erhard Busek, on May 14, 2013 in Vienna.
Before being appointed Rector, Miroslav was an Assistant Minister, Serbian Ministry of Science and Technological Development, Department for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (2008-2009), Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, UNS (2005-2008), UNS Vice-rector (2002-2004), Head of the UNS Institute of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, full-professor of Nuclear Physics, UNS, Head of UNS Nuclear Physics Laboratory…
Miroslav worked abroad also as a Research Associate, Physics Department, University of Oxford, Research Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, and Research Fellow, Sussex University, Brighton, and in Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France
His focus is on rare nuclear processes, nuclear structure – nuclear magnetic moments, low temperature nuclear orientation, low background gamma spectroscopy, environmental protection, radioecology
He was the President of Serbian Physical Society), Head of International Committee of Serbian Physical Society, Member of European Physics Education Network and Deputy President of KONUS (Conference of the Universities of Serbia)