Nikolina studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where she graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degree. In her M.Sc. thesis, she designed a system for simulating stimulation protocols for embedded cochlea. During the project, she learned about digital signal processing, gaining experience in processing speech signal. Furthermore, she worked as a Hardware Engineer in an electronics companies in Zagreb, Croatia, gaining experience in high speed PCB design.

Nikolina joined the UV-SINTEC team as Research Assistant in November 2019. Since then, she has been designing  LED lamps, which are used by plant scientists for different experiments. More specifically, she is improving uniformity of illuminance of artificial light sources.