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Katarina Miljkovic

ARC Future Fellow, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Curtin University

Katarina is a planetary scientist with expertise in numerical and experimental impact physics. She is also involved with data analysis from space missions. Katarina's research focuses on understanding of geophysics of planetary bodies, including the Earth, through impact processes, as well as cratering mechanics, and shock physics applied to geologic materials.


  • 2021–present
    Associate professor, Curtin University
  • 2018–2020
    Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • 2015–2018
    Research fellow, Curtin University
  • 2014–2015
    Research scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2012–2014
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Institute de Physique du Globe de Paris
  • 2011–2012
    Postdoctoral research associate, Imperial College London


  • 2010 
    Open University, PhD Physics/Planetary and space sciences
  • 2006 
    University of Belgrade, BSc Astrophysics