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Slavko Milekic

Associate Professor of Cognitive Science & Digital Interface Design
The University of the Arts
Department of Art & Museum Education & Art Therapy
320 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA
19102 USA
Email: milekic@netscape.net

Slavko Milekic holds both a medical degree and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (University of Connecticut). He is actively conducting research in the area of interface design with the focus on the uses of digital technology in art education and touchscreen-based environments as an interface solution for young children. His unique (US patent pending) design for a child-friendly digital environment, KiddyFace, is currently used at the Speed Art Museum (Louisville, KY) to make parts of the museum collection accessible even to the youngest patrons.

Dr. Milekic is the co-founder of the AWAKE (Association for Worldwide Academic Knowledge Exchange) program at Hampshire College with the goal of providing WWW-based social environments suitable for knowledge exchange. For his courses in the area of the Psychology of the Human/Computer Interaction, Milekic received several grants from the Lemelson National Program in Innovation, Invention and Creativity. He is the co-author and the primary interface designer for the first CD ROM-based text (‘The Theory of Language’) published by the MIT Press.

Milekic is an associate professor of Cognitive Science & Digital Interface Design, in the Department of Art & Museum Education & Art Therapy at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

Slavko presented Create Multimedia Applications in One Day
Slavko presented Emerging Tools & Techniques Of Digital Media: history log and multiple futures