Zoran Jakšić (writer)

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Born (1960-04-14) April 14, 1960 (age 61)
Pancevo, Serbia
NationalitySerbian
CitizenshipSerbia
EducationPh.D.
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade
Occupation
  • Scientist
  • Science fiction writer
  • Translator

Zoran Jakšić (Pancevo, April 14, 1960) is a Serbian scientist, science fiction writer and translator.

Scientific career

Zoran Jakšić earned his Ph.D. at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade. He is a scientific advisor of the Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy and professor at his alma mater -- the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade.

He is engaged in research in the field of nanotechnology (nanophotonics) and microsystems.[1]Jakšić is the founder of the first Serbian group dedicated to plasmonics and metamaterials.

He is the author of more than 300 scientific publications, of which more than 70 articles were published in international scientific journals, a monograph for an international publisher (Springer Verlag) and several chapters in international monographs.

Literary bibliography

  • Kradljivci univerzuma, novel, Dnevnik, Novi Sad, 1987, extended edition 1997, Polaris, Belgrade
  • Severnjak, novel, Znak Sagite, 1996, second edition Everest Media, 2008
  • Nikadorski pilgrim, collection of stories, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1992.
  • Ministry of Shadows, story collection, Tardis, 2008.
  • Kings, collection of stories, Tardis, 2009.

Important anthologies and literary choices:

  • Dark Province 1, Belgrade, editor: Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1987.
  • Tamni vilajet 1a, Belgrade, editor: Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1987.[2]
  • Dark Province 2, edited by Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1992.
  • Dark vilayet 3, edited by Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1993.
  • Dark vilayet 4, edited by Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade, 1996.
  • New Serbian Fiction, edited by Boban Knezevic and Sava Damjanov, SIC, Belgrade, 1994.
  • Monolith 6, edited by Boban Knezevic, Znak Sagite, Belgrade.
  • Domestic (post) genre fiction from the end of the 90's in Orbis, Kanjiža, editor: Ilija Bakić

He also published stories in Politikas entertainer, IT newspapers, Alef, Pančevo ...

Winner of numerous awards for his literary work.

Translation career

He translated about thirty novels of literary fiction from English, as well as a large number of longer and shorter stories. Also known as the translator of the cult pentalogy Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Since 1986, a member of the Association of Literary Translators of Serbia.

Sources

  • Ivkov, Slobodan. Kings. Blic Book, 2010
  • Bakić, Ilija. 101 face of fiction. Agora, 2015, ISBN 978-86-6053-158-4.

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