Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Senior Research Fellow



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Principal Inviestigator/Senior Research Fellow (equivalent standing to a Reader at Imperial College) at the Centre for Bio-Inspired Technology, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.                 

Wilfred Corrigan Research Fellow

I received the BEng and MSc from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade University, Serbia and the PhD in physics from Imperial College London, UK. I was an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade University, and a Senior Research Associate at the Dep. of Physics & Astronomy, University College London.

Current research:

  • Optogenetics
  • Computational Neuroscience/Mathematical Biology
  • Neural Implants (Optogenetic Retinal Implant)
  • Neurotechnology/Optical Neural stimulation
  • Nanoelectronics - Fault tolerant architectures

Main Projects

Google Scholar Profile  






Evans BD, Jarvis S, Schultz SR, et al., 2016, PyRhO: A Multiscale Optogenetics Simulation Platform, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, Vol:10, ISSN:1662-5196

Katz ML, Viney TJ, Nikolic K, 2016, Receptive Field Vectors of Genetically-Identified Retinal Ganglion Cells Reveal Cell-Type-Dependent Visual Functions, Plos One, Vol:11, ISSN:1932-6203

Luo J, Nikolic K, Evans BD, et al., 2016, Optogenetics in Silicon: A Neural Processor for Predicting Optically Active Neural Networks., Ieee Trans Biomed Circuits Syst


Troiani F, Nikolic K, Constandinou TG, 2017, Optical coherence tomography for detection of compound action potential in Xenopus Laevis sciatic nerve, SPIE/OSA European Conferences on Biomedical Optics (ECBO)

Nikolic K, Evans B, 2016, Identifying optimal feature transforms for classification and prediction in biological systems: recovering receptive field vectors from sparse recordings, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Workshop on Computational Biology

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