Center for Astrophysics and Cosmology

Research projects

International Projects

  • Pierre Auger Collaboration – Investigation of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays using the Pierre Auger Observatory in Malargue, Argentina
  • Fermi LAT – Investigation of very high energy cosmic gamma rays with a spacecraft based imaging high-energy gamma-ray telescope
  • Belle2 Collaboration – Investigation of the decays of B mesons at the KEKB Collider in the Japanese Center for Accelerator Research (KEK), Tsukuba, Japan

National projects

Research Programs

  • Astroparticle Physics, (2015-2020); funded by Slovenian Research Agency, PI: prof. dr. Danilo Zavrtanik

Infrastructure Programs

Research Projects

  • Novel scintillation detectors for precision particle physics experiments (2014-2017); funded by Slovenian Research Agency, PI: prof. dr. Peter Križan
  • Detectablity of GRBs at the Pierre Auger Observatory (2017-2019); funded by Slovenian Research Agency, postdoctoral project, PI: doc. dr. Lili Yang

Bilateral Projects

  • BI-RS/16-17-035; Milky Way diffuse emission: a closer look at the emission from milli­second pulsars and its impact for dark matter signal searches; 1.1.2016 to 31.12.2017; University of Novi Sad; Program Coordinator: doc. dr. Gabrijela Zaharijaš; Program Coordinator in Srbija: Tijana Prodanovic
  • BI-FR-PROTEUS/17-18-003, Disentangling Dark Matter signals and Milky Way’s black hole past activity from diffuse gamma ray interstellar emission, 1.1.2017 to 31.12.2017; CEA/Saclay; Program Coordinator: doc. dr. Gabrijela Zaharijaš; Program Coordinator in France: Jean-Marc Casandjian
  • BI-US/18-19-059; Stellar Homicide: The Forensics of Tidal Disruption; 1.1.2018 to 31.12.2019; University of California Santa Cruz; Program Coordinator: prof. dr. Andreja Gomboc; Program Coordinator in USA: dr. Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz.