Dejan Stojkovic, PhD


255 Fronczak Hall
(716) 645-5014


  • BS, Physics, University of Belgrade – 1994 (first in class)
  • MS, Physics, University of Belgrade, Institute of Physics – 1997
  • PhD, Physics, Case Western Reserve University – 2001
  • Postdoctoral Research at University of Alberta (Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MCTP Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Research Area


Cosmology, Gravity, Particle Physics

Research Interests

I am interested in answering fundamental questions on the interface between gravity, particle physics and cosmology. The topics include, but are not limited to, the origin, evolution and future of our universe, classical and quantum aspects of black holes,cosmological puzzles like dark energy and dark matter, beyond the standard model phenomenology, extra dimensions, evolving dimensions, gravitational waves, new stages in evolution of stars in very strong gravity regime, etc.

Awards and Honors

  • Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2001
  • MCTP Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2003
  • Astor, Oxford University, 2007
  • Marko Jaric Award, 2011
  • SEENET-MTP Award of Merit, 2012
  • Elsevier, Certificate of Reviewing Excellence, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Radiation from a collapsing object is manifestly unitary
    Anshul Saini, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) no.11, 111301
  • Using quasars as standard clocks for measuring cosmological redshift
    De-Chang Dai, Glenn D. Starkman, Branislav Stojkovic, Dejan Stojkovic, Amanda Weltman
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 108 (2012) 231302
  • Detecting Vanishing Dimensions Via Primordial Gravitational Wave Astronomy
    Jonas R. Mureika, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 106 (2011) 101101
  • Can primordial magnetic fields seeded by electroweak strings cause an alignment of quasar axes on cosmological scales?
    Robert Poltis, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 161301
  • Why black hole production in scattering of cosmic ray neutrinos is generically suppressed
    Dejan Stojkovic, Glenn D. Starkman, De-Chang Dai
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 96 (2006) 041303
  • Distinguishing between the small ADD and RS black holes in accelerators
    Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 94 (2005) 011603
  • Black hole as a point radiator and recoil effect in the brane world
    Valeri P. Frolov, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 89 (2002) 151302
  • Homogeneity, flatness and 'large' extra dimensions
    Glenn D. Starkman, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 87 (2001) 231303
  • Observation of incipient black holes and the information loss problem
    Tanmay Vachaspati, Dejan Stojkovic, Lawrence M. Krauss
    Published in Phys.Rev. D76 (2007) 024005
  • Measuring the cosmological bulk flow using the peculiar velocities of supernovae
    De-Chang Dai,William H. Kinney, Dejan Stojkovic
    Published in JCAP 1104 (2011) 015

For a complete list of publications, please see Inspire or Google Scholar