Prof. of Cognitive Science & Digital Design
University of the Arts
Slavko Milekic holds a medical degree (Belgrade School of Medicine) as well as Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (University of Connecticut). His research interests include digital design, the psychology of human/computer interaction and building of WWW-based tools for knowledge transfer. Dr Milekic's innovative, child-friendly digital environment (KiddyFace) has been already implemented in a museum setting. He is co-author and principal interface designer for the "Theory of Language", a CD ROM-based text (MIT Press, 2000).
Dr. Milekic is frequently presenting at international conferences and leading workshops on educational uses of digital technology and innovative methods of human/computer interaction. He has been engaged as a consultant for the development of interactive digital environments by a number of institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Phoenix Art Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, Gulf of Maine Aquarium, Daimler & Chrysler Research Laboratory and Interactive Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He is currently a professor of Cognitive Science & Digital Design at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.