He was born in Belgrade, where he completed his education at “Mihailo Petrović Alas" - the Ninth Grammar School, specializing in natural sciences and mathematics.
He attended his undergraduate and master studies at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, and during the course of the studies he has received scholarships from the Ministry of Education and the Fund for Young Talents "Dositej." After he has completed his master studies, he attended the Serbian Army course for reserve officers - infantry branch, where he has obtained the Second Lieutenant in the reserve rank.
His education has been continued at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Belgrade by enrolling in doctoral studies, where he researched the management of adult digital literacy development.
He has been employed at the Office of the Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government since 2016, and has been engaged as an advisor to the President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia since 2017 on the implementation of projects in the fields of digitalization, education, science, social entrepreneurship, labor market and other areas of interest to the Prime Minister.
Dr. Miroslav Trajanović, a retired professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Niš, has over 40 years of experience in implementation of information technology in engineering and medicine. His experience includes problem modeling, programming for solving various engineering problems, and educating students in the fields of ICT and biomedical engineering. He is an expert in computer programming, CAD, finite element method, additive technologies, reverse engineering and biomedical engineering. Mr. Trajanović served as the Head of the Department for Production Information Technologies and Management at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Niš from 2007 to 2013.
He is the author of more than 300 scientific papers which have been published in journals or presented at scientific conferences. He serves on editorial boards and as a reviewer for multiple journals in the fields of mechanical engineering and ICT. He has published several books and edited numerous books and conference proceedings, including two monographs published by Springer.
He has been involved in 15 national scientific projects implementation with the support of the Serbian Government and Industry. He has led projects or work packages for 10 national projects as well, mainly in the IT and mechanical engineering fields, as well as two FP6, six FP7, four Horizon 2020 and two Horizon Europe projects.
For more than 20 years, professor Trajanović has been actively engaged in the work of various bodies of the ministries responsible for science. Among other roles, he held the positions as follows:
- President of the Expert Commission for Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Software at the Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia from 2004 to 2007
- President of the Expert Commission for Industrial Software and Informatics at the Ministry for Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia from 2007 to 2010
- President of the Main Scientific Committee for Electronics, Telecommunications and IT at the Ministry for Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia from 2010 to 2017, and during this period, he was a member of the working group that has drafted the Strategy of Scientific and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia for the period 2016-2020 - Research for Innovation.
- Representative of Serbia in the FP7 PEOPLE Program Committee from 2008 to 2013
- Representative of Serbia in the Steering Group for Human Resources and Mobility at the European Commission from 2008 to 2017.
- Founder and coordinator of the EURAXESS Network Serbia from 2008 to 2020
- Representative of Serbia in the European Commission's Horizon 2020 program for ERC-FET-MSCA from 2014 to 2020
He was the member of the Serbian team in the pre-accession negotiations for Serbia's entry into the European Union in 2014 for Chapter 25 - Science and Research.