25 – 27 May 2021 - Dr. Gregor Kramberger from the Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, visited EF-UNINIS as an external consultant on the ELICSIR project related to TCT research. Photos could be seen here.


27 April 2021 - The 2nd ELICSIR Online Training School was held on April 21 and 22, 2021, organized by the Tyndall National Institute, Ireland. The programme, list of participants and presentations can be found here.


25 April 2021 - Radiation experiments planned with project partners were performed at the Department of Radiation and Environmental Protection, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Science, Belgrade. Experiment participants: prof. Goran Ristić, Stefan Ilić, PhD student, Luka Spahić, PhD student, Aleksandar Jevtić, Master student, and Strahinja Dimitrijević, Bachelor student. The photos can be seen here.


10 April 2021 - ANNOUNCEMENT: 2nd ELICSIR ONLINE TRAINING SCHOOL will be organized by Tyndall National Institute on April 21 and 22, 2021. To register, please send an email to Russell Duane (russell.duane@tyndall.ie). Registered participants will receive a Zoom link before the meeting. Preliminary program can be found here.


26 March 2021 - The ELICISIR Project Team organised Twinning Project Days on March 24 and 25, 2021. This event gathered 18 twinning project coordinators from the last two calls from neighbouring and non-EU countries. The list of participants, programme and presentations could be found here.


13 - 15 March 2021 - Radiation experiments of commercial pin diode, planned with colleagues from UGR and IHP, were performed at the Department of Radiation and Environmental Protection, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Science, Belgrade. Because of epidemiologic measures, only Goran Ristić and Stefan Ilić could participate in the experiments. If the situation improves, joint radiation experiments will be performed in the Radiotherapy Unit of the University “San Cecilio” Hospital in Granada, KU Leuven, Belgium, or GSI Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany, as planned. The photos could be seen here.


12 March 2021 - The 2nd ELICSIR Online Workshop was held on March 9 and 10, 2021, organized by the University of Granada. The programme, list of participants and presentations can be found here.


4 March 2021 – Stefan Ilić performed experiments of recharging process of commercial floating-gate MOS transistors at the Department of Radiation and Environmental Protection, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Science, Belgrade, Serbia, planned with project partners. The manuscript with those results was sent for consideration at ESREF 2021 Conference, which papers will be published in a special issue of the Microelectronics Reliability Journal.


12 February 2021 - ANNOUNCEMENT: 2nd ELICSIR ONLINE WORKSHOP will be organized by the University of Granada on March 9 and 10, 2021. Please register by sending an email to Prof. Antonio M. Lallena (lallena@ugr.es) or Prof. Alberto J. Palma (ajpalma@ugr.es). Preliminary program could be found here.


28 January 2021 - Prof. Goran Ristić, project coordinator, presented ELICSIR project at the Kick off meeting of VIDIS Project.


14 January 2021 - Prof. Dr. Miloš Krstić, member of ELICSIR project from IHP, participated in the 19th Workshop “High Performance SiGe BiCMOS Technology Platform for Innovative RF and Photonic ICs” and gave a talk related to space activities of IHP, in which he promoted ELICSIR project. His presentation was followed by over 50 participants from industry and academia.


11 December 2020 - Stefan Ilić received the award for the best master's thesis at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering for the 2019/2020 school year.


8 December 2020 - Goran Ristić, project coordinator, Laza Kostić, PhD student, and Aleksandar Jevtić, master student, visited the DMV company and presented the ELICSIR project. Together with the owner of the company, Mr. Dušan Šarković, dipl. elec. ing., they visited the company's laboratories and considered the possibility of mutual cooperation. It is one of the most successful companies in this part of Serbia. Photos of the visit can be viewed here.


20 November 2020 - Stefan Ilić, Luka Spahić, and Laza Kostić, after completing their master's theses within the ELICSIR project, enrolled in doctoral studies, continuing to work on the project.


29 October 2020 - Laza Kostić, a master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš, and a member of ELICSIR project, defended his master's thesis entitled "Self-sustaining, low-power embedded system for measuring the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation", under the supervision of Professor Goran Ristić. The master's thesis was done in the Applied Physics Laboratory.


20 October 2020 - In addition to the link: www.elicsir.elfak.rs, the ELICSIR project can also be accessed via the link: www.elicsir-project.eu.


19 October 2020 - Stefan Ilić, a master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš and a member of ELICSIR project, defended his master's thesis entitled "Investigation of the possibility of using a commercial floating gate transistor as an ionizing radiation detector in high sensitivity mode", under the supervision of Professor Goran Ristić. The master's thesis was done in the Applied Physics Laboratory. Stefan is very grateful to Russell Duane and Aleksandar Jaksic, from the Tyndall Institute, and Marko Andjelkovic, from the IHP Institute for very useful help.


8 October 2020 - A joint scientific paper was presented on DSD 2020 Conference and published in the Conference Proceedings (23rd Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design).


2 October 2020 - Luka Spahić, a master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš and a member of ELICSIR project, defended his master's thesis entitled "Design and implementation of an electronic circuit for measuring low currents based on transimpedance amplification", under the supervision of Professor Goran Ristić. The master's thesis was done in the Applied Physics Laboratory. Luka expresses special gratitude to Marko Andjelković, from the partner IHP institution, for the very significant help he provided during the preparation of this master's thesis.


18 – 20 September 2019 - First joint experiment at Vinča Institute. The EF-UNINIS (Prof. Goran Ristić and student Stefan Ilić) and Tyndall National Institute (Aleksandar Jaksic) took part in the first joint experiment in the ELICSIR project. The experiment involved irradiation of commercial floating gate transistors and Tyndall stacked RADFET samples at the Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinca, Belgrade. The results of the experiment will be used in joint research work in the project. Preparations for the upcoming project kick-off meeting, general project work plan, and planned Stefan’s visit to Tyndall were discussed.


9 September 2020 - The second part of 1st ELICSIR ONLINE TRAINING SCHOOL: Radiation Effects in Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems, organized by IHP, was held. The programme, list of participants and presentations can be found here.


26 August 2020 - The first part of 1st ELICSIR ONLINE TRAINING SCHOOL: Radiation Effects in Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems, organized by IHP, was held. The programme, list of participants and presentations can be found here.


17 July 2020 – The 1st ELICSIR Online Workshop was held on 15 July 2020, 2021, organized by the Tyndall National Institute, Ireland. Workshop presentations were related to the details of the scientific work done since the start of ELICSIR project. Discussion included scientific issues and possibilities and plans for further research collaborations between partners. The agenda and presentations can be found here.


24 June 2020 – ELICSIR project Consortium Meeting was held online. The project partners discussed the project progress, impact on the project of COVID-19 pandemic, and activities in the following period. It was decided to hold a one day online workshop in July and a two day training school in late August/early September.


5 June 2020 - A scientific paper is published in Sensors, an open access journal from MDPI, which has an impact factor of 3.031, within the ELICSIR project (www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/20/11/3329). The authors are very grateful to the staff of the Tyndall Institute and the IHP Institute, especially to Dr. Russell Duane, for their very helpful assistance.


5 February 2020 - ELICSIR project is starting to be a partner of RAD 2020 Conference (rad2020.rad-conference.org), at which Prof. Goran Ristic, project coordinator and conference chairman, will present the project to conference participants and companies.


3 - 6 February 2020 - Dr. Gregor Kramberger from the Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, as an external consultant on ELICSIR project related to TCT research, visited EF-UNINIS.


22 - 24 January 2020 - Stefan Ilić, a Master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš, attended the ATLAS Roman Pots General meeting at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. He gave a talk titled "New AFP RadMONs based on floating gate" during the AFP Detector Session. Some photos of the event may be seen here.


27 November 2019 – Stefan Ilić, a Master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, during his stay at at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, gave a lecture titled "Electrically programmable floating gate MOS transistor as a radiation detector". Photos could be seen here.


14 October 2019 – Stefan Ilić, a Master student at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš, begins a two-months stay at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, where he is involved in the training activities and publications preparation.


3 – 4 October 2019 – Official kick-off meeting of the ELICSIR project was held at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Niš. The meeting was attended by project partners. Photos could be seen here.


27 September 2019 – ELICSIR student members, Stefan Ilić and Aleksandar Jevtić, participated in European Researchers Night.


From 01 September 2019, an international project entitled “Enhancement of Scientific Excellence and Innovation Potential in Electronic Instrumentation for Ionizing Radiation Environments” (acronym: ELICSIR) funded by EU Commission has officially started (Type of action: Coordination and Support, Topic: H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-2020, Call: WIDESPREAD-3-2018-TWINNING).

The partner institutions at the project are:

The project coordinator is Prof. Goran Ristić.