We are pleased to share with you the news that Dr. Veljko Veljkovic, you that Dr. Veljko Veljkovic, principal research fellow (retired) of the Laboratory for Bioinformatics and Computational Chemistry of the Vinča Institute, was nominated and elected as a full member of Sigma Xi, the oldest multidisciplinary, international scientific association founded in 1886.
The basis for membership in this scientific association is the general importance of the scientific contribution evaluated by full members of Sigma Xi, who can only propose candidates for membership in this prestigious association. The results of the scientific work on the basis of which Dr. Veljkovic was nominated as a member of Sigma Xi were achieved during his fifty years of work at the Vinca Institute. This mainly refers to the contribution to the establishment of Electronic Biology as a new scientific discipline (Electronic Biology). Information about Sigma Xi: Sigma_Xi Wiki, sigmaxi.
Among Sigma Xi members there are more than 200 Nobel prize winners, including Alberta Einstein, Linus Poling, James Watson, Francis Crick, Enrico Fermi i Richard Feynman (nobel-laureates). One of the famous scientists from Serbia who was in Sigma Xi was Mihajlo Pupin (pupininfo).